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Boris Johnson's first speech as Prime Minister
Speaking outside Downing Street after accepting The Queen's invitation to form a government, he said he wanted to "change the country for the better". He said the UK would leave the EU on 31 October "no ifs, no buts", adding: "The buck s...
Two Senior Tory MPs Got A Free Trip To The Cayman Islands, Then Defended The Tax Haven Over Secretive Company Ownership
Two senior Conservative MPs vowed to defend the Cayman Islands' company ownership battle with the UK - while on a free trip to the Caribbean tax haven last month worth nearly £17,000.
Brexit Britain is becoming a failed state: here is the evidence
Britain’s institutions, economic prospects, constitution and future are all at risk - but the delusion and lies continue
What's the G7, what countries are members, what does the group do and how often does it meet?
WORLD leaders from seven of the largest economies of the world will meet this weekend to discuss everything from the environment to the economy. Here's the lowdown on the G7, its members, and why it's protested by thousands every year.
British citizens born in US risk having UK bank accounts frozen
Britons who left US as children being chased by their banks for a US tax ID they do not have
Drug makers conspired to worsen the opioid crisis. They have blood on their hands
Johnson & Johnson and others profited from addiction and death – and yet they still don’t think they’ve done anything wrong
Brexit delay set to become law after winning Lords' approval
The United Kingdom's House of Lords - the upper chamber of the nation's Parliament - has approved a bill to delay Britain's withdrawal from the European Union. The Lords passed the bill on Friday.
Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament unlawful, supreme court rules
The supreme court has ruled that Boris Johnson’s advice to the Queen that parliament should be prorogued for five weeks at the height of the Brexit crisis was unlawful. The judgment from 11 justices on the UK’s highest court follows an e...
Flowers Sea Swim presents cheque to Special Olympics
Two Cayman institutions came together on Friday, when the proprietors of the Flowers Sea Swim presented a cheque for $74,000 to Special Olympics Cayman Islands.
Scuba Diving Hall of Fame Awards Shines Light on Young Caymanians
The future of scuba diving in the Cayman Islands and the prospect of young Caymanians taking up the mantle in the currently foreign dominated marketplace is looking more and more palpable. That was the message one took away from Friday n...
Pirates pillage and plunder on Cayman Brac
“The pirates are coming.” It’s a phrase that may strike fear into the hearts of those traversing the high seas, but on Cayman Brac, the red carpet was rolled out for the swashbuckling buccaneers over the weekend.
Britain's finance industry at Brexit crossroads
Britain’s financial services industry, the country’s biggest tax earner, risks being cut adrift from its main export market - the European Union - after Brexit.
Make BN(O) Hongkongers full British citizens, Boris Johnson urged by top political figures as UK election approaches
Several influential parliamentarians call on prime minister to give holders of British National (Overseas) passports full citizenship. The call, which its supporters say would correct ‘historic error’, injects the issue into Britain’s el...
The unknown influencers who are reaching millions
Far from newspaper offices and TV studios, committed volunteer activists have created an alternative Facebook media universe that could play a key role in the election campaign.
Who is getting arrested over climate change?
What prompted former firefighters and police, GPs and librarians to join Extinction Rebellion protests?
American Capitalism Is Brutal. You Can Trace That to the Plantation.
Slavery helped turn America into a financial colossus. And our economy is still shaped by management practices invented by enslavers and overseers.
US mulls retaliation to French tech tax
The US is preparing tariffs on $2.4bn (£1.85bn) worth of French exports as retaliation against the country's new digital services tax.
Sir David Attenborough says it’s ‘too late’ to reverse climate change
Sir David Attenborough has said it is ‘too late’ to reverse climate change and warned of mass civil unrest if steps aren’t taken to address the crisis.
What's the joke? Mugged off Trump sulks his way through Nato summit
US president ditches 70 years of Nato diplomacy and opts for some good old-fashioned name-calling
You Wanted Same-Sex Marriage? Now You Have Pete Buttigieg.
To a lot of progressive queer people, Buttigieg’s campaign symbolizes everything the marriage-focused mainstream gay rights movement has failed to deliver.
Why Britain's election won't end the political chaos
Britons are heading to the polls for the fourth time in five years. How has Britain gone from having one of the most stable political systems in the world to being derided as a political basket-case - and why won't the chaos end anytime ...
Election results 2019: Boris Johnson holds Uxbridge seat
Boris Johnson has held on to his seat with 25,351 votes with Labour's Ali Milani running second winning just over 18,000 votes. And Lord Buckethead won 125 votes.
How Boris Johnson won the ‘Brexit election’
'We pulled it off, didn't we' - Boris Johnson declared this morning as he pledged he would unite the country and 'get Brexit done' by the end of January next year -celebrating the biggest Tory majority since 1987.
Premier welcomes Conservatives’ victory
Premier Alden McLaughlin has said the Conservatives’ victory in the United Kingdom elections is a “good result” for the Cayman Islands and the other British Overseas Territories.
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