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Britain, a diverse country for decades, is now superdiverse
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Foreigners built the NHS - and Britain, too
To suggest otherwise is to ignore the facts
"Like A Bomb Went Off": 1 Dead, 99 Unaccounted For In Florida Building Collapse
An unknown number of residents are feared to have been asleep in the 12-story building, in the town of Surfside, when the overnight collapse reduced a large portion of it to rubble.
Canada's Trudeau Says We Must "Learn From Our Past" (the genocide that founded Canada) After School Graves Found
Justin Trudeau called the discoveries in British Columbia and Saskatchewan provinces "a shameful reminder of the systemic racism, discrimination, and injustice that indigenous peoples have faced -- and continue to face -- in this country."
Penn Supports Term Limits For Premier
Opposition Leader Hon. Marlon Penn has called for a change in the Virgin Islands Constitution that would see a two-term limit for persons occupying the office of Premier.
Top Cop Extremely Concerned About Officers Moonlighting As Security Officers
Commissioner of Police Mr. Mark Collins intends to introduce a business interest register within the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), expressing concerns about officers having secondary jobs as security officers.
VG First To Receive Digicel + Fibre Offerings
The Virgin Gorda community has been selected to be the first island in the territory to receive Digicel + fibre offerings as of July.
Unconscionable! DPP Bemoans Poor Salaries, Lack Of Security
Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Mrs. Tiffany Scatliffe-Esprit, said the poor salaries coupled with the lack of security for Crown counsels are two of the top reasons why legal luminaries are shying away from taking up jobs with th...
Bilal Rawat earned £2.2M as Jr Counsel in UK’s ‘wasteful’ Saville Inquiry!
Current Counsel to the VI Commission of Inquiry, Mr Bilal Rawat in 2009 had earned some £2,203,633 in fees, paid for by UK taxpayers as part of the then UK Government's ‘wasteful’ & ‘disgraceful’ Bloody Sunday Inquiry, also known as ‘The...
9 police officers on suspension; CoP wants UK assistance to tackle corruption
Corruption in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), under Commissioners of Police from the United Kingdom (UK) for nearly a decade, continues to be a topic of discussion and a main reason why the public has been reluctant to giv...
Changes made to home quarantine application process
Change have been made to the home quarantine application process to make it easier for residents and citizens to home quarantine.
VI Gov’t launches COVID-19 Income Support Programme
In another initiative to assist its people, the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has launched a COVID-19 Income Support Programme to support vulnerable individuals and families experiencing economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pand...
'He was not being rude' – Skelton-Cline defends Speaker's banter before CoI
Host of the Honestly Speaking Radio Programme on 780 AM ZBVI Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has defended the Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Julian Willock, who appeared before the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) last Friday, ...
CoI causing ‘great divide’ over future of VI- Bishop John I. Cline
Pastor of the New Life Baptist Church in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola, Bishop John I. Cline said the current United Kingdom (UK) sponsored Virgin Islands (VI) Commission of Inquiry (CoI) has caused a ‘great divide’ amongst the people of the te...
de Castro donates to East End seniors
Government minister Sharie de Castro has donated kitchen supplies to the seniors of the East End/Long Look Community Centre.
CXC inks deal with US university to have CAPE qualifications recognised
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Western Illinois University (WIU) that will see the US-based tertiary institution recognising qualifications from CXC.
Former governor openly undermined sitting gov’t, COI told
Sitting government ministers have accused former governor, Augustus Jaspert of openly undermining their lawful authority outlined in the constitution. This, the government said, resulted in “controversy and distrust”.
DPP’s Office, judges need proper security support
Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Tiffany Scatliffe-Esprit said judges and magistrates in the BVI lack critical security support needed for them to feel safe. The DPP said this is in addition to the urgent need for security for hers...
Top cop concerned about some officers’ honesty, business conflicts
Police Commissioner Mark Collins has expressed a marked distrust for some officers in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), noting that their level of honesty and their business interests were of particular concern.
Several Crypto Fraudsters in US Secret Service’s ‘Most Wanted’ List
The U.S. Secret Service recently published its Most Wanted Fugitives list. The list contains several crypto criminals.
Harry and Meghan rejected Earl of Dumbarton title for Archie for containing word 'dumb'
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex rejected the title Earl of Dumbarton for their son Archie because it contained the word "dumb".
How To Defend Yourself From U.S. Govt Aggressive Crypto Prosecution
Thinking Beyond The Government Playbook - how crypto holders can proactively plan for and respond to aggressive U.S. Government enforcement tactics. By Benjamin J.A. Sauter; Evelyn B. Sheehan; and Amanda Tuminelli; Kobre & Kim LLP
Mayoral Front Runner Wants NYC to Become the 'Center of Bitcoin'
Eric Adams, the New York City Democratic mayoral front runner, said, after voting closed for the primaries, that he would turn the city into a bitcoin hub within one year.
Sweden Keeps Huawei Away From Its 5G Network, Citing Security Reasons
The Swedish court has upheld a previous decision by the nation's regulator to shut off Huawei due to security issues, based on espionage threats.
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Biden Calls Closure Of Hong Kong's Apple Daily "Sad Day For Media Freedom"
Joe Biden called on Beijing to stop targeting the independent press and release detained journalists and media executives.
UK royals release diversity figures following Harry & Meghan racism allegations, draw more ire for not doing more
Hit by allegations of racism, Buckingham Palace has now been accused of conducting a face-saving exercise after disclosing diversity figures relating to the royal household’s workforce and admitting that it needed to “do more.”
Fat Britannia: PM Johnson targets UK’s childhood obesity pandemic with ban on junk food TV adverts before 9pm
The UK government has announced a plan to ban TV adverts for foods high in fat, salt, and sugar before 9pm in an effort to tackle Britain’s obesity problem and wean children off junk food.
Miami: Shocking Videos and Photos of the Building Collapse
Miami woke up shocked by the collapse of a building in the Surf Side area, near Miami Beach.
The Point is Bottega Veneta's New It Bag
When it comes to Bottega Venetas handbags, the fashion-favorite Pouch may come to mind, but the new Point bag may take its place.
Prince Harry & Meghan turned down ‘Earl of Dumbarton’ title for son as it had ‘dumb’ in name
Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, reportedly turned down the title ‘Earl of Dumbarton’ for their son Archie over fears that he would be mocked for having the word ‘dumb’ in his name.
More Than 750 Unmarked Graves Found Near Indigenous School In Canada as another evidence for the genocide that founded the country
"As of yesterday, we have hit 751 unmarked graves" at the site of the former Marieval boarding school in Saskatchewan province, Cowessess First Nation Chief Cadmus Delorme told reporters
Mercedes-Benz US Accidentally Puts Out Data From Nearly 1,000 Customers
No Mercedes-Benz system was compromised and no files were maliciously misused, the company said.
A smart tech expert explains the 3 dramatic ways our homes may change by 2070
The days of struggling to salvage a meal after work could be numbered – but what else can we expect to change?
UK Court of Appeal confirms Deliveroo riders are self employed
Britain's Court of Appeal confirmed on Thursday that riders for food delivery firm Deliveroo were self-employed, dismissing a union appeal against past judgments on their status.
Phones and laptops could charge in five minutes thanks to battery breakthrough
A breakthrough into how we look into batteries could lower charging times for laptops and phones to five minutes or less.
Britney Spears speaks in court for first time with bombshell testimony
Britney Spears appeared in court for the first time regarding her conservatorship and delivered shocking testimony, comparing the order to ‘abuse’ and slamming her father Jamie Spears.
McAfee death: Letter ‘Q’ on Instagram sparks conspiracy theories
As social media fills with conspiracy, Catalan authorities insist “everything indicates” John McAfee took his own life.
Donald Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani's license suspended in New York
Former President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer Rudy Giuliani has had his law practice in New York suspended.
Does the Covid vaccine impact periods?
Almost 4,000 UK women have reported changes to their period patterns after receiving a coronavirus vaccine.
South African Brothers Disappear, Along With $3.2 Billion Worth Of Bitcoin
Two brothers and founders of Cape Town-based cryptocurrency investment platform, Africrypt, have disappeared, potentially making off with $3.2 billion worth of their client’s bitcoin at current prices.
FBI Secretary Ray urges businesses to stop paying ransoms to hackers
FBI Secretary Chris Ray begs listed companies and other hacking victims to avoid paying ransoms, bolding cybercriminals and intensifying future attacks.
Crypto Strategist: Worst of This Bitcoin Correction Is Behind Us
According to popular crypto analyst and strategist Nicholas Merten the worst of the latest Bitcoin correction is likely behind us.
Hon Julian Willock, the next (B?)VI Premier
CoI Commissioner, “Sir” Gary on arrival to the Virgin Islands was revealed to have attempted to bully the Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Julian Willock, into having a meeting on the work of the Commission in “his” office. Ho...
Can DOGE Rally Towards $1 Again in 2021 – Here's What Experts Say
The question in ever Dogecoin bulls mind during these tough times of market volatility, is can Dogecoin make another leap towards 1$ price. And if yes; when?
Youngster Gets Five-Year Sentence For Firearm Possession
A man with no fixed place of abode was on Tuesday, June 22, sentenced to five years imprisonment for being in possession of a firearm.
Coalition Gov't Is Best Option For Governance - Fraser
Third District Representative and member of the Opposition, Hon. Julian Fraser believes a coalition government would be a better option for governance in the territory.
Gov't Launches More COVID Relief Funding
The Government of the Virgin Islands has launched a COVID-19 Income Support Programme to support vulnerable individuals and families experiencing economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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