December 5, 2020

UK: Boss of car scheme for the disabled is on £1.7million… and YOU pay…..

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By SAM GREENHILL FROM THE DAILY MAIL UK …..MPs question Motability’s lavish salaries and its £2.4billion cash stockpile Cash ‘surplus’ has been run up by Motability Operations, a charitable scheme Chief executive Mike Betts pocketed 11 times more than Prime Minister in 2017 Firm offers vehicles to wheelchair users in return for their state disability […]

Elizabeth Crowned Miss Caribbean UK

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From The Voice Williams also won the award for Best Evening Dress ELIZABETH WILLIAMS of Greneda stole the show at this year’s Miss Caribbean UK beauty pageant, securing the crown in a new-look event in South London. Beating Santrece Stewart and Carissma Griffiths who both flew the flag for Jamaica, placing second and third respectively, […]

Song released for memorial to African & Caribbean veterans of both world wars

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A fund-raising single has been released by the Nubian Jak Community Trust in the UK in aid of a new memorial honouring African and Caribbean troops who fought for Britain in the First and Second World Wars. ‘I Have a Song’, by the Grammy-nominated rhythm and blues star Eric Roberson, has been chosen for the campaign.  The US singer supported the remake, […]

UK party girl spent stolen cash on Caribbean holiday

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By WMNAGreenwood A party girl stole more than £5,000 from her landlord and blew it on a Caribbean holiday which she flaunted in a series of Facebook snaps. Fun-loving Carys Owens, 22, claims she was given the cash as part of an arrangement to marry her victim’s Iraqi cousin. But a court heard she had […]

Pickles: The dog that found the stolen world cup

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By The Retronaut From Mashable LONDON — On the afternoon of Sunday, March 20, 1966, the World Cup trophy was stolen from central London where it was being exhibited. Despite the presence of two round-the-clock police officers in uniform, plus two more undercover officers during daylight hours, someone had managed to remove the Jules Rimet […]

Anti-money laundering enforcement: warning for residential and commercial estate agents [UK]

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By Jeremy Bouch Shoosmiths On 1 April 2014 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) took over from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) as the regulator of residential and commercial estate agents for the purposes of anti-money laundering. The final act of the OFT was to impose fines totaling £246,665 on three real-estate agents for “significant […]