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U.K. Economy Slumped 20.4% in Second Quarter
The U.K. economy slumped 20.4% slump in the second quarter, the biggest since records began in 1955, as Britain suffered more than any major European nation amid the coronavirus pandemic.
All passengers on Epstein flights to be named 'sparking panic among rich friends
The records of every flight made by Jeffrey Epstien’s private aircrafts over 21 years have been subpoenaed.
Secret documents show how North Korea launders money through U.S. banks
North Korea carried out an elaborate money laundering scheme for years using a string of shell companies and help from Chinese companies, moving money through prominent banks in...
Mystery over where £50,000,000,000 of UK banknotes are
Around £50 billion of banknotes in UK circulation are unaccounted for, according to a public spending watchdog.
Banksy loses legal battle, puts his EU trademark at risk – all because of his anonymity
The renowned street artist can not keep intellectual property rights on his work as he could not be “unquestionably” recognized as its sole owner due to his complete anonymity, ...
Barbados to remove Queen Elizabeth as head of state and become free
Barbados has announced its intention to remove Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic. "The time has come to fully leave our colonial past behind," the Cari...
Local bars, restaurants suffer 61 to 100% decline since pandemic
A recent survey of the local business sector has found that bars and restaurants in the territory have experienced a 61-to-100 percent decline in business activity since the adv...
Top accounting firms to mentor 10 foodservice businesses who received UNDP grant
Two of the territory’s leading financial accounting firms will be assisting the 10 foodservice businesses recently selected to each receive a $4,000 grant under the government’s...
Livestreams Are the Future of Shopping in America
The U.S. has been slow to shop via live online video, but the coronavirus sparked interest: “It’s basically digitizing QVC and HSN.”
Oracle confirms it has a deal to become TikTok’s ‘technology partner’
Proposal comes just ahead of US President Trump’s threat to ban the video-sharing app on national security grounds; Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the plan will undergo ...
Empty cruise ships berthing in BVI ‘a beacon of hope’ for our economy
A warm lay-up describes a situation where a cruise ship docks at a port with a reduced number of crew members as well as reduced maintenance of the vessel while its essential ma...
Jobs 'crisis' twice as bad as previous recession
Employers in Britain are planning more than twice as many redundancies than they did at the height of the last recession, new figures show.
Can religious services still go ahead under new restrictions on gatherings?
Tomorrow, September 14, will officially see the new ‘rule of six’ come into effect across England – the government’s latest efforts to control the spread of coronavirus.
Queen 'inspired' as results of Kate's lockdown photography project go live
The Queen has spoken about how ‘inspired’ she felt by looking through pictures showing life in lockdown submitted by members of the public.
More than 60 MPs sign letter calling for partners to be allowed at births
More than 60 MPs are calling for NHS trusts to lift the ban on partners being bedside during births.
Bars, Clubs & Salons To Remain Closed As More Businesses Reopen
Following a Cabinet meeting on Friday evening, the Curfew (No. 30) Order will be amended to allow all businesses to operate from today, September 12 between the hours of 5:00 a....
London VCs launch joint initiative to expand funding opportunities for underrepresented founders
A group of U.K.-based VCs have come together to create a new virtual pitching event designed to address the problems with the current startup ecosystem that can lead to inequali...
Applications open for Unite BVI’s Kickstart Small Business Loans
Applications for the Unite BVI Kickstart Small Business Loan Programme are now open to entrepreneurs planning to start a business, or to expand an already existing business that...
British student, 21, secures million-dollar book deal in US
A British-Nigerian student has secured a seven-figure book deal with a US publisher for her debut thriller at the age of just 21.
Small business owner to gov’t: ‘We need a chance to survive too!’
The Andrew Fahie administration has been called upon to implement measures that would give every type of local business the opportunity to operate.
Federal Report Warns of Financial Havoc From Climate Change
Climate crisis could cause economic recession ‘like we’ve never seen before’. A report commissioned by President Trump’s Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued dire warning...
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