June 19, 2021

UK: Police say there’s no evidence a man who died in the street in London was poisoned

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By Rob Price from Business Insider A man died in the street in central London on Thursday, and there were fears he had been poisoned. The street was put on lockdown, and specialist police officers arrived at the scene — but there is no evidence of poison, the Metropolitan Police says. It’s not yet clear […]

St. Lucian jailed in London for raping girls repeatedly for years

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By SNO Staff From St Lucia News Online A St. Lucian man living in southeast London, England was on Friday, Jan. 6 sentenced to 13 years in prison for sexual offences. The Metropolitan Police in Greater London reported in a news release that Paul Francis, a part-time builder and DJ, of Lewisham, London pleaded guilty at Woolwich […]

Fake bus stop posters in London attack Metropolitan Police

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By Tim Chester LONDON — A series of posters attacking the Metropolitan Police have appeared around the capital this weekend. Adorning bus stops across London, they criticise the police force for their stance on drugs and the shooting of Mark Duggan in 2011, which led to widespread riots at the time. They also claim that […]

The Editor speaks: “… the release of the documents held for … Operation T*** … would not be in the public interest.”

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If you filled in the blanks as (T) -“EMPURA” you would be wrong. The wording “the release … would not be in the public interest” is the main reason given for the non-publication of the Operation Tempura documents by the Foreign and Commonwealth office via the Cayman Islands Governor. Operation Tempura was executed here in […]

The Editor Speaks: Just what ‘game’ is Bridger playing?

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Martin Bridger was the ‘scapegoat’ for the Operation Tempura fiasco that has already cost the Cayman public millions of dollars. Estimates vary from $15M to $30M!! However, as the man in charge, who made a very handsome salary and produced precisely nothing but great debt to the Cayman Islands, I for one have no sympathy […]

Former Cayman governor denies allegations of criminal misconduct

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By Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — Former Cayman Islands governor, Stuart Jack, has denied allegations that he, along with two other senior officials, committed misconduct in public office, attempted to pervert the course of justice and lied to police. Jack’s denial comes on the heels of a new criminal complaint filed […]

Independent Exclusive: Scotland Yard’s rotten core: Police failed to address Met’s ‘endemic corruption’

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By Tom Harper Independent UK Organised crime infiltrated police ‘at will’, according to secret report. Top-level internal inquiry identified scores of corrupt individuals working for Met. Organised criminals were able to infiltrate Scotland Yard “at will” by bribing corrupt officers, according to an explosive report leaked to The Independent. The Metropolitan Police file, written in […]