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Britons to plant trees to mark Queen Elizabeth's 70 years on throne
Britons will be encouraged to plant trees to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 70th anniversary on the throne as part of a plan to create a greener country in honour of her seven decades of service.
Jho Low: Hunt for a Fugitive (Part 1 and 2)
He has been called one of the most wanted men on the planet, the shadowy mastermind of the now infamous $4.5bn 1MDB fraud that robbed Malaysia of its sovereign wealth - and brought down a prime minister.
Carnival cancels us cruises for january, 2021
Carnival Cruise Line has cancelled additional cruises from the United States for the first month of 2021.
Johns Hopkins published then deleted an article questioning the U.S. coronavirus death rate
The university stands by the study but said the article was leading to the spread of 'misinformation'
Resorts to start opening Tuesday
Some of the territory’s largest resorts announced last week that they plan to open their doors either on the same day or shortly after the territory as a whole does the same.
In Japan, more people died from suicide last month than from Covid in all of 2020
More people died from suicide in Japan in October than succumbed to Covid-19 all year. And more women are taking their own lives, as they lose part-time work and take on the bulk of family responsibilities at home.
Sick Nation USA - Part 1: Racism has driven America into decline
People all over the world view the USA today alarmingly. Outsiders - non-Americans- are at a loss for the downward trajectory of the supposedly most powerful country on earth. The USA is no longer a draw for world travellers and migrants...
Protests take place across France against proposed “security” (police terrorism) law
Demonstrations took place across France on Saturday against the proposed global security law and its signature measure to restrict the filming of police officers. They came as calls to withdraw it were exacerbated by cases of police viol...
Four new vehicles added to RVIPF fleet
The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) will be adding four new law enforcement vehicles to their police fleet through a direct investment from the Hon Andrew A. Fahie administration.
A Historic Mallorca Townhouse Becomes a Modern Oasis
This gorgeous, historic Mallorca townhouse was given a second life with a renovation that honored its past, while bringing in modern luxury.
DR National gets 24-month sentence after entering USVI illegally from VI
Jose Fatima Rosario-Remigio was sentenced Wednesday, November 25, 2020, on his conviction for illegal re-entry into the United States, US Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
Trump-funded recount turns up more votes for Biden ahead of Wisconsin certification
The Trump campaign paid $3 million for a partial recount in Wisconsin's Milwaukee and Dane counties.
The Co-op Bank isn’t worthy of its name
We’ve heard a lot this week about infrastructure spending, and how much more will be needed if the UK is to achieve the ‘Green Industrial Revolution’ that the Prime Minister seems to have sketched on the back of a pizza box.
The Best Street Style From Paris Fashion Week S/S 2021
Check out the best street style fashion trends spotted at Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2021.
The public in Paris goes against their worst enemy: the brutal and racist police.
France protests turn violent as people demonstrate against new filming law and police brutality The size of the protests in Paris and other cities have been fuelled by footage that showed a black man being beaten by officers.
Fauci says Christmas, New Year won't be "any different" from Thanksgiving if coronavirus case surge continues
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, didn't see his daughters at Thanksgiving and said he likely won't be celebrating in-person with them at Christmas, either.
VI records 1 new COVID-19 case on Tortola
The [British] Virgin Islands (VI) has recorded 1 new COVID-19 positive case on the main island of Tortola.
Tony Hsieh, man who introduced advertising to the internet, dead at 46
The former Zappos CEO played a major role in the redevelopment of downtown Las Vegas in recent years.
Tourists can ‘swim around their boats’ during 4-day quarantine
Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie said during the first 4-day mandatory quarantine period after tourists arrive in the Virgin Islands (VI), they can swim but they will not be allowed to intermingle with ...
Cindy McCain could be in line to be Biden’s ambassador to Britain
The lifelong Republican switched sides to campaign for Biden in his winning campaign against President Trump this fall.
BVI now has facility that tests for autism! NHI backs milestone
Parents seeking pervasive developmental disorder diagnosis for disorders such as autism can now save thousands of dollars by having the diagnosis for their child or loved one done locally and returned in a few weeks.
How Unicef is preparing for challenge of distributing Covid-19 vaccines
Richer nations have already acted to secure supplies, but less developed countries are relying on the Covax Facility to ensure fair access.
Everything You Want To Know About Princess Diana’s Wedding Dress, Since It Barely Appeared In “The Crown”
All the details about the iconic gown, which is known as the most closely guarded secret in fashion history.
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Dozens arrested as anti-lockdown protesters march in London
Massive crowds gathered in central London on Saturday to protest lockdown measures designed to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, and police followed through on their promise to arrest demonstrators, leading to multiple clashes.
Regulation Virtual Asset Service Providers In The British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands And Bermuda
Charissa Ball and Yan Li have recently published the article “Regulation of Virtual Asset Service Providers in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Bermuda”.
Cuba protest: Artists and activists call for government dialogue
More than 100 Cuban artists have held a protest outside the culture ministry in Havana, against what they say is a state crackdown on dissent.
When a News Anchor Does the Government’s Job
What can we learn from Anne McCloy, the local news anchor who has helped thousands of Americans get unemployment benefits?
Coronavirus: Iconic British black cabs could be disappearing
The iconic black cabs of Britain could be disappearing, as hundreds are being dumped in a growing taxi cemetery from the devastating effects of COVID-19.
Trump’s magic touch? America Failed at COVID-19, but the Economy’s Okay. Why?
The U.S. entered the coronavirus recession with a few structural advantages. Its success may not last for long.
G20 Leaders Agree to Follow FATF’s Anti-Money Laundering Measures
Leaders of the G20 reiterated their commitment to following anti-money laundering policy measures recommended by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), which stressed their importance amidst the COVID-19 pandemic at a summit over the we...
Left behind: how Labour betrayed its base
I love the labour movement. I love its history, its traditions, its brass bands and banners. I love its rousing songs, anthems and festivals. I love its slogans and rallying cries, inspired, as they are, by an abiding faith in the collec...
Prison life during Covid lockdown
HMP Isis is a men's prison and a young offender institution with about 550 prisoners. The Sunday Times gained exclusive access to the facility to see how they have tackled the Covid-19 pandemic.
Italy is about to hijack the eurozone
There is still some debate about who came up with the adage that ‘if you owe the bank $100 that is your problem. If you owe the bank $1 million dollars that is their problem’. It is usually attributed to the oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, whi...
This archbishop has become the first African American cardinal in Catholic history
Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington, DC, made history Saturday afternoon at an installation ceremony in Rome.
Rich millennials in Canada plead with the government to let them pay more taxes
A group of 200 rich Canadians, members of a group called Resource Movement, are in favour of higher wealth taxes to help reduce inequalities between the most fortunate and the rest of the population.
The U.S Supreme Court refused to get involved in the case of a Louisiana pastor who ignored the governor's order banning large gatherings
Louisiana Pastor Tony Spell openly violated the governor's order prohibiting gatherings larger than 10 people, hosting services that totaled 1,000.
Some masks offer far less coronavirus protection than others. Bandanas, scarves, and shields do an especially bad job.
Bandanas and scarves aren't very good at filtering respiratory particles. Masks with one-way valves do a poor job of protecting others.
Trump spent $3 million for a vote recount in Wisconsin's largest county to support his baseless claim of ballot fraud but lost by even more than initially thought
The recount in Milwaukee county showed Biden made a net gain of 132 votes. Trump has continued to push unproven claims of widespread voter fraud.
Prisoners Are Going Viral on TikTok
We spoke to a mix of current and formerly incarcerated TikTok users who use the app to change the narrative and challenge misconceptions of prison life, which also allows them to reclaim their humanity. But using a cell phone behind bars...
Joe Biden’s Ambitious Tax Plan Faces Reality
President-elect Joe Biden campaigned on raising taxes on the wealthy and corporations. But the fate of Biden’s plan rests largely on whether or not Democrats take control of the Senate.
Hungary museum boss says Hungary and Poland are Europe’s ‘new Jews’
Hungary and Poland are the sole holdouts in negotiations over the EU budget, due to their opposition to a new “rule-of-law” (regulation against democracy) mechanism.
Should the chancellor do more to support entrepreneurs?
Ahead of Wednesday’s spending review, chancellor Rishi Sunak is coming under renewed pressure to help entrepreneurs and small business owners who have been excluded from the two main coronavirus support schemes.
Protests against ‘Global Security' bill in Paris
China Questions Coronavirus Origin To Wuhan Ahead Of WHO Probe
Various outlets of the state-run Chinese media have been carrying reports in recent days stating that a number of imported food products from different countries were found to have traces of the COVID-19.
Tyson v Jones Jr: Former champions weigh in for exhibition fight
Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr will face each other later on Saturday in Los Angeles. But the rules are unclear, and there are concerns over the safety of two men in their 50s to be fighting each other.
Outrage over Boeing 737 MAX recertification
Two crashes that killed a total of 346 people were blamed in part on the MAX 8's flawed flight control software MCAS. Boeing said it made a number of modifications and the planes are safe.
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