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No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 2 March 2021
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 209 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 1 March 2021. All were negative.
Hong Kong House Costs a Record $2 Million a Year to Rent
Hong Kong’s luxury property market has set another record, as its recovery from the pandemic gathers steam.
Police Officers Assaulted while Assisting a Drunk and Disorderly Woman on Esterly Tibbetts Highway
Just before 11 PM on Saturday 27 February, police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a woman walking on the Esterly Tibbetts Highway. The woman was said to have appeared under the influence of drug and was ...
Japanese Billionaire Seeks Crew for ‘Fun’ Trip Around the Moon
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has kicked off a global contest to select eight crew members to join him on a private SpaceX flight around the moon in 2023, the first such mission conducted on a commercial basis.
Jamaica imposes new COVID-19 travel requirements for entry
The Jamaican Government has announced that all travelers aged 12 years and older who wish to enter the country, including Jamaican nationals, must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test (PCR or Antigen test taken within 72 hours of tr...
This is Texas, apparently not a 3rd world state...
The Texas winter storm is expected to be the most expensive weather event in the state’s history, costing insurers over $20 billion. Why are Texans paying the price for the polar vortex?
NEWS BRIEF: 2 March 2021
Cats are just as disloyal as we always suspected, study confirms
Cats don’t avoid people who upset their owners, proving they’re just as disloyal as we always suspected.
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Twitter cracks down on COVID vaccine misinformation with strike system
Accounts with two strikes against them will be locked for 12 hours. Five strikes will get a user permanently banned from Twitter.
EU law requires companies to fix electronic goods for up to 10 years
Companies that sell refrigerators, washers, hairdryers, or TVs in the European Union will need to ensure those appliances can be repaired for up to 10 years.
6 ways to organise your craft room
Get your craft room in order so you have the perfect space to work on your projects.
International travel delays could cost the UK economy €30bn
The UK has just announced its plan for leaving lockdown - but experts are predicting huge losses to the economy if international travel is delayed any longer.
The best beauty looks from the Golden Globes 2021
Instagram might be the new red carpet, but that certainly didn’t hinder the A-list’s beauty game
BBC apologises after mixing up two black MPs in Parliament
Labour MP Marsha de Cordova has blasted the broadcaster, saying black women are confused for one another due to structural racism.
Patients asked black Derby nurse if she was qualified
A nurse has spoken about the racist abuse she has received at work as part of a trust campaign to get more staff to tell their stories.
7 things you need to know before you design your home office
We asked Interior designer Emma Sims-Hilditch to share her top tips to create the perfect study
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This ‘90s Sportswear Trend Brings Nostalgic Details to Spring 2021 Fashion
From striped tracksuits to numbered varsity jerseys, see how designers are bringing back ‘90s sportswear for Spring/Summer 2021.
Nearly 100,000 People Sign Petition Asking Amazon to Accept Dogecoin
A years-old petition urging Amazon to let customers pay in the cryptocurrency Dogecoin has attracted fresh attention in recent days as members of a popular Reddit community re-surfaced the campaign and urged others to sign.
Twitter Now Labeling Content for 'Misleading Information' on COVID-19 Vaccines
Back in December, Twitter Safety announced the social media platform would begin prioritizing the "removal of the most harmful misleading information" from users' timelines. Twitter has since removed over "8,400 Tweets and challenged 11....
Microsoft Founder Bill Gates Says Android Crushes Apple - via an iPhone App
Bill Gates let on that he preferred phones running the Android operating system to Apple's iOS because they often came pre-installed with software from Microsoft, the Big Tech giant he founded back in 1975.
Loft conversion ideas – how to create extra rooms in your attic space
Maximise space and value with a smart loft conversion
5 Trend Movements to Inspire Your Spring Style
Looking for a new style this coming season? Get inspired by one of these growing trends.
3 new COVID19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 1 March 2021
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 590 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 26 February 2021. Three were positive.
50 Hopeful Candidates Submit Nominations
At the close of Nomination Day, the Elections Office received nomination submissions from 50 individuals seeking candidacy in the General Election on Wednesday, 14 April 2021.
PWD Construction Trades Training Centre Opening Ceremony
NEWS BRIEF: 1 March 2021
FATF Says It Is Open to Amending Crypto Travel Rule Guidance
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is open to amending the “travel rule,” its guidance for cryptocurrency exchanges and companies providing crypto services.
FED President Classifies Digital Dollar as High-Priority Project
Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve (FED) president, treats the digital dollar as a “high priority project.” Powell confirmed in a hearing before the Senate Banking Committee that there is a high chance for the United States to issue its ...
Just ONE dose of Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine slashes Covid hospitalisations for over-80s by 80%, English study says
A single dose of the Pzifer or AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 cuts the hospitalisation rate of those aged 80 years and older by 80 percent, Public Health England (PHE) officials said on Monday, citing a pre-print study.
The Best Dressed Stars at the 2021 Golden Globes
The term “virtual red carpet” may call to mind viral style and the internet’s democratizing effect on fashion, but celebrities provided an alternate view at tonight’s Golden Globes.
Flooring expert reveals the only downstairs room you should be using carpet in
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Ex-BBC producer who supplied drugs for VIP sex parties jailed
A former BBC radio producer who sold crystal meth to friends for VIP sex parties has been jailed for 21 months.
Meghan and Prince Harry unveil major overhaul to Archewell website - Diana's photo removed
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex launched the website for their charitable foundation in December. Diana was centre stage with a picture of a young Harry and his mother, taken in 1986, alongside the words: "I am my mother's son."
Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy Jailed In Corruption Case
A French court on Monday convicted former president Nicolas Sarkozy on charges of corruption and influence peddling, handing him a three-year prison sentence of which two years are suspended.
Bitcoin surges 8% amid Citi comments, China region mining ban
The price of bitcoin surged 8% on Monday after logging its worst weekly performance since March 2020 last week. The move higher follows an upbeat note from Citi and news of a ban on cryptocurrency mining in China's Inner Mongolia region.
NJ legalized weed but left out black market pot dealers. Now, they want in.
The black market marijuana dealers in New Jersey say they'll keep slinging pot illegally unless they're welcomed into the NJ legal weed industry.
The Best Street Style at Milan Fashion Week Fall 2021
The street style at Milan’s mostly digital shows will certainly look different this week, but it’s hardly disappearing.
5 Secrets To Decorate A Teenager’s Bedroom
It’s very rare for a teenager to agree with the parents regardless the topic so imagine how much of a challenge it would be to have to decorate a teen’s bedroom.
Ex-Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu and CEO Oscar Grau arrested in Barca raids
Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu, his adviser Jaume Masferrer, the club's CEO Oscar Grau and head of legal services Roman Gomez Ponti have been arrested following a raid at the club's offices.
Savvy shoppers are going crazy for B&M’s new rattan furniture
Don’t miss out on the latest must-have buy
The Launch: All the Hottest Designer Drops of February 2021
Although February is the shortest month of the year, there is no shortage of exciting fashion news.
Rampant bullying on clubhouse
For some, social media could be a good way to hang around, except for others, it’s a business, or associate degree shake reality. As “anti-reality” because it could appear, social media isn't any completely different than the globe we ha...
Health Secretary Matt Hancock and NHS Sued Over £23.5 Mln Contract With US Data Firm Linked to CIA
Palantir was set up in 2003 by German-born tech billionaire Peter Thiel and four business associates. It specialises in storing big data and allowing corporations and governments to visualise it to solve problems.
Oxford University COVID-19 Lab Reportedly Hacked by Cyber Gang
Researchers have been scrambling to learn more about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. So far, the deadly virus has infected more than 113 million people worldwide and killed more than 2.5 million others.
Two Men Received Stab Wounds During Altercation in Bodden Town
Just after 6PM yesterday 27 February, police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a stabbing incident that took place at a residence in the North Sound Estate area of Bodden Town.
Savannah Primary School Renaming Ceremony
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