October 28, 2020

EU Warns UK to back down from spending vote, sets tough divorce terms

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Reuters Newsweek From Yahoo News European Union leaders endorsed stiff divorce terms for Britain on Saturday and warned Britons to have “no illusions” about swiftly securing a new relationship to keep their access to EU markets. At a Brussels summit marked by unusual harmony among the 27 leaders, there was a flash of the cross-Channel […]

EU leaders react as UK PM Theresa May officially triggers Brexit

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From BBC “After nine months the UK has delivered,” declared EU Council President Donald Tusk in a portentous tweet on receipt of the letter triggering Brexit from Prime Minister Theresa May. The tone of his speech in Brussels was full of regret. There was “no reason to pretend that this is a happy day” in […]

Cayman Islands named 2nd on ‘world’s worst tax havens’ list

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From The Irish Times Ireland and four UK territories named on ‘world’s worst tax havens’ list Bermuda tops the Oxfam-compiled list of the world’s 15 worst corporate tax havens THE Republic of Ireland along with four UK-linked territories – Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Jersey and the British Virgin Islands – appear in a new list […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Cayman Islands ORIA Construction at Immigration Arrival Hall Commencing Monday, 26th September, the Immigration Arrival Hall at Owen Roberts International Airport will be experiencing construction works. It is likely this construction, which is expected to last for eight weeks, will impact the normal processing of passengers. The Department appreciates your patience and understanding during this […]

Glasgow hosts Fair Trade nations

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From Caribbean News Now GLASGOW, Scotland — Fair Trade fever hit Glasgow last weekend when Fair Traders from across the world gathered on Friday, 9 September, at Robertson House and Saturday, 10 September, at Glasgow Caledonian University to hear how Scotland achieved Fair Trade Nation status. The Scottish Fair Trade Forum hosted representatives from Fair […]

EU referendum outcome: PM statement, 24 June 2016

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From:Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street and The Rt Hon David Cameron MP Delivered on:24 June 2016 (Transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered) Location:Downing Street, LondonFirst published:24 June 2016Last updated:24 June 2016, see all updates Part of:EU referendum Prime Minister David Cameron made a statement in Downing Street on the outcome of […]

Thrill-seeking surfer

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Thrill-seeking surfer braves Storm Desmond’s massive waves By Elizabeth Pierson From Mashable While Storm Desmond may be wreaking havoc on parts of the UK and Ireland, the massive waves have attracted one thrill-seeking surfer. Alastair Mennie took to the chaotic seas in Portrush, Northern Ireland, yesterday. Storm Desmond brought waves that were more 20 feet […]

DOJ probing Irish ‘Bad Bank’ deal involving Brown Rudnick

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By Jennifer Henderson, from The Am Law Daily The U.S. Department of Justice has reportedly landed on Project Eagle. The code name for the April 2014 transaction, which saw Brown Rudnick advise private-equity giant Cerberus Capital Management on its $1.82 billion acquisition of a $7.5 billion property portfolio from the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA), […]

Former PSNI commander in North and West Belfast quits Caribbean job after upsetting locals

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By John Cassidy From Belfast Live The former detective superintendent only took up the five year job as Chief of Police on Anguilla on July 10 Top cop Amanda Stewart has dramatically quit her job in the Caribbean after just six weeks for upsetting the locals by calling their sunkissed island a “village”. The former […]

Shetland given amber warning for 100mph gusts

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From BBC Amber warning of winds up to 100mph Shetland has been issued with a Met Office amber warning for wind amid concerns that it might experience gusts of up to 100mph. It comes after hurricane-force gusts left tens of thousands of homes without power across Scotland on Friday. The storm caused the suspension of […]