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COVID-19: Hotel quarantine plans for England in 'chaos'
England's plan is for UK nationals and residents returning from 30 "red list" COVID countries to pay for hotel isolation but the scheme has faced delays and now the government is facing criticism.
Cayman Islands, Morocco Placed on Terror-Financing Watch List
Four jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands and Morocco, will undergo increased monitoring as they face pressure from a global watchdog to address deficiencies in their ant...
Lawyers, accountants and others play key role in financial crime
A powerful international organization whose members represent the world’s largest economies has issued a strong warning about the “threats and risks” posed by lawyers, accountan...
Robinhood gets inquires from regulators over trading restrictions
Online brokerage app Robinhood has received inquiries from regulators about the temporary trading curbs it imposed during a wild rally in shorted stocks earlier this year, it sa...
Shuttle service to end tomorrow
The free park-and-ride service implemented as part of the government’s pandemic stimulus package will end tomorrow after serving 15,479 passengers since it launched last June, g...
Congress has new appetite for breach law following SolarWinds hack
A senior Democratic lawmaker said there is a growing appetite for a new federal cybersecurity breach notification law in the wake of a sprawling series of digital intrusions bla...
Black History Month events continue
The Virgin Gorda Afrikan Studies Club hosted its second annual wreath-laying ceremony on Saturday, and members are planning a hike this weekend in observance of Black History Mo...
U.S. SEC suspends trading in 15 securities due to 'questionable' social media activity
The U.S. securities regulator on Friday suspended trading in the securities of 15 companies because of “questionable trading and social media activity,” the latest in a string o...
Top law enforcement officers take Covid-19 vaccine
Police Commissioner Michael Matthews and Customs Commissioner Wade Smith sat next to each other while receiving their first jab of the Covid-19 vaccine at Police Headquarters la...
Gumbs Twins Qualifies for Nationals; Dawson climbs Long Jump ladder
In their first competition of the season, New Mexico Jr. College twin brothers Diamante and Djimon Gumbs qualified for March 4-6 Jr. College Indoor National Championships on Tue...
Rishi Sunak's wealthy wife 'claimed up to £100,000 from furlough' to pay staff
Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s wife – one of Britain’s wealthiest women – is said to have claimed up to £100,000 from the coronavirus furlough scheme for her business.
Defending champs begin title defense 3.5 years after Irma
Power Outage and That’s Ya Problem, finally began their BVI Softball Association league title defense on Saturday, three years and five months after Hurricane Irma destroyed the...
Palace aides say Prince Harry's interview with James Corden was 'unhelpful'
Buckingham Palace has named Prince Harry’s open-top bus interview with James Corden ‘unhelpful’, royal sources claim.
World auditors voice concern at access to Cyprus cash-for-passport records
A grouping of world auditors say they are concerned that the Cypriot government is limiting examiners’ access to records from an axed citizenship-for-investment scheme that crit...
Horror as Oprah Winfrey asks Mary-Kate and Ashley about their size
Oprah Winfrey has come under fire for her ‘problematic’ interview with teenage Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen in which she asked them about their clothing size.
UK: Bank-funded police arrest 122 fraudsters
A specialist policing unit funded by banks arrested 122 fraudsters last year amid a huge rise in money launderers using members of the public as so-called “money mules”.
Airbnb predicts 'significant' travel rebound
Online booking platform Airbnb has said it is preparing for a "significant" travel rebound as the world emerges from coronavirus lockdowns.
Fraudsters stepped up efforts in new year, HMRC figures show
Scam attempts by fraudsters masquerading as the UK’s tax authority surged as potential victims completed tax returns while staying at home.
Pokémon at 25: Rare cards trade for big money
Rare Pokémon cards are fetching six figures at auctions as the Japanese cartoon and video game series celebrates its 25th anniversary this weekend.
U.K.’s Financial Crimes Agency Wants Companies to Invest in Compliance
The U.K.’s major economic crimes investigative agency has taken steps to emphasize the need for companies to invest in programs and procedures designed to prevent wrongdoing, it...
Coronavirus: EU urged to adopt 'vaccine passports'
Greece and Austria are urging other EU states to adopt coronavirus vaccination "passports" which could help revive Europe's stricken tourist industry.
GameStop surges again as Reddit crashes temporarily
Shares in GameStop surged on Wednesday in what could mark a return to frenzied trading that rocked markets last month.
Chinese £3,200 budget electric car takes on Tesla
A budget electric vehicle (EV) selling in China for $4,500 (£3,200) is now outselling Tesla's more upmarket cars.
Is This Sleek New Electric Vehicle the Future of #Vanlife?
The Canoo MPDV van cuts a sharp profile reminiscent of the Tesla Cybertruck.
London Fashion Week AW21 : Here’s what you’ll be wearing this autumn
Balaclavas! Club kids! Camping chic! The all-virtual fashion event delivered real-life style for our brave new world. Chloe Street has the download on what we’ll be buying next ...
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