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Men guilty of causing deaths of 39 Vietnamese people who suffocated in lorry - BBC News
Two men have been found guilty of the manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese men, women and children who suffocated inside a lorry trailer as they were smuggled into Britain last October.
The jury at the Old Bailey in London also found George Neeka and Eamonn Harrison guilty of conspiracy to assist illegal immigration.
From Trumpism to lockdown, people believe in the craziest things
Following his disgruntled supporters’ rampage through the Capitol, Donald Trump’s fate hangs in the balance.
Capitol riot seen in new shocking footage like never before
Shocking footage released on Sunday offers a new glimpse inside the deadly US Capitol riot, — following the invaders as they search for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other lawm...
Officers in largest drugs bust were ‘suspected’ of being corrupt
Outgoing Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews has revealed that the two officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) who were implicated and charged in th...
Apple CEO responds to Big Tech criticism: No 'intersection' between free speech, incitement of violence
Apple CEO Tim Cook stood by his company's decision to remove alternative social media platform Parler from the App Store, as Big Tech companies face criticism over censorship af...
Gov't grants 3-month grace period on water disconnections
The Government of the Virgin Islands is offering a grace period of three months on the disconnections of water service to customers of the Water and Sewerage Department.
"Can Be Done": Top US Scientist On Biden's 100 Million Doses In 100 Days Goal
While US health authorities succeeded in testing and confirming the safety and effectiveness of two new vaccines in record time, an ambitious effort to quickly inoculate million...
‘Strike Team’ formed to tackle destructive Coral Disease in VI
The Government of the Virgin Islands has responded to the threat of Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease in the territory by forming a 'Strike Team' to tackle the disease.
Apple Chief Tim Cook Says Parler Could Return To App Store With "Reforms"
Apple suspended all downloads of the Parler app following the attack on the US Capitol on January 6, citing postings on the platform that could incite further violence. Google a...
Whoop Whoop & Wicked Winch win Halyard Challenge 2021
Whoop Whoop and Wicked Winch started off the new year of competitive sailing by winning the Halyard Challenge 2021 on Saturday, January 9, 2021.
Motor Scooter rider allegedly assaults & injures police officers @ RT Police Station
Two police officers had to be taken to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital on Friday, January 15, 2021, following an alleged scuffle with a motor scooter rider at Road Town Police Stat...
Meet The Model Pushing For Opportunities For Creative People With Disabilities
"If your whole team looks like you, that’s a problem. The world is so diverse, and that should be celebrated. "
What is Signal, and is it really safer than WhatsApp?
The encrypted messaging app Signal has seen an explosion in take-up recently. Recommended by Edward Snowden and Elon Musk, It reported a whopping five-fold growth in its Android...
Say No Mo by Balbek Bureau: 2020 Best of Year Winner for Beauty
Asked to design a beauty salon, Balbek Bureau, a local architecture firm, did its due diligence, researching salons and taking note of recurring colors, materials, and decorativ...
See Virgil Abloh's New Louis Vuitton 2054 Collection
Fusing luxury fashion and activewear together, Virgil Abloh's second collection for Louis Vuitton 2054 takes functionality to new heights.
Branson's Virgin Orbit reaches space with key mid-air rocket launch
Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space for the first time on Sunday with a successful test of its air-launched rocket, delivering ten NASA satellites to orbit ...
Biden to replace Trump may encourage investors to sell Microsoft shares and buy Amazon shares instead
The Trump administration skyrocketed the value of Microsoft's shares, transferring to them the web hosting services of government servers that had hitherto been served exclusive...
Biden will wait for recommendation on sharing secrets with Trump
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will wait for a recommendation from his intelligence advisers on whether to share classified information with President Donald Trump after the Rep...
Russian police detain Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on arrival at airport
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny flew home to Russia on Sunday despite Russian authorities' stated desire to arrest him and potentially jail him for years, his plane from Berlin la...
VIP Admninistration Hits The Road Ahead Of Mid-Term
Weeks ahead of its mid-term, the Hon. Andrew Fahie-led administration has kicked off a series of community meetings In the midst of a pandemic, criticisms over the handling of t...
Evangelicals fall for Lie; A story of Donald Trump
The biggest failure of the modern Evangelical Church- especially the American Evangelical Church- is the failure to preach truth to power.
VI backs UN ECLAC agenda on regional social development
Minister of Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has affirmed the Virgin Islands’ support for advancing of regional social development at the fourth ‘United Nati...
'We are going to fight’ until marijuana bill is assented
Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie says his administration intends to fight the hold-up of the Cannabis Licensing Act until it is assented to.
Roundabout collision slows Road Town traffic
Sometime around 4:45 pm today, January 16, 2021, a two-car collision around the Wickhams Cay roundabout in uptown Road Town, slowed evening traffic in the area.
China builds hospital in 5 days as COVID-19 cases rise in Beijing
China on Saturday finished a five-day construction project on a 1,500-room hospital as clusters of COVID-19 spread in Beijing and the surrounding provinces. China recently hit a...
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