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Bride 'thought she was going to die' as wedding video captures Beirut blast
A 29-year-old Lebanese bride forced to run from a Beirut square where she was posing for wedding photographs returned to the same location one day after the blast.
Israa Seblani, was posing near the couple's wedding venue, Le Gray Hotel, when the explosion hit.
On Wednesday, crews were clearing glass in front of the hotel where Seblani and her husband, Ahmad Subeih, had planned to spend their first night as newlyweds.
Subeih said when they went to retrieve their belongings from the hotel, the scene was unbelievable.
Ethnic minority Covid risk 'not explained by racism'
A scientist advising the government on ethnicity and Covid says "structural racism is not a reasonable explanation" for black and south Asian people's greater risk of illness an...
Borat Gives Jimmy Kimmel a Coronavirus Inspection
Borat makes his appearance on the show, but before it can officially begin, he makes Jimmy go through a plague questionnaire, a physical examination and then introduces him to h...
Rogue website sells 'dodgy wigs' to cancer patients
Cancer patients are being targeted by a rogue website selling wigs which do not match the ones pictured in its adverts.
VIDEO: News Brief, 21 October
20 th Silent Witness March taking place this Friday, Health Services Authority Job seekers fair this Friday, Swim meet on the Brac draws hundreds of spectators
One new COVID-19 case reported in Cayman Islands
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 293 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 20 October 2020. One was positive and is ...
LA Gives Defence Bill Unanimous Passage
Members in the House gave their unanimous assent to the second reading of the Defence Bill, 2000, ensuring its ultimate passage and thereby setting the administrative framework ...
DG Speaks During Defence Bill Debate
Deputy Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson in his contribution to the Defence Bill, 2020 debate Monday, 19 October 2020, emphasised that the formation of a regiment in the Cayman Isl...
Legislative Assembly sessions, October 21
Banksy imitation of Monet sells for nearly $ 10 million
A Banksy painting parodying a Claude Monet painting was sold in London on Wednesday for about $ 9.8 million, making it the second most expensive work by the mysterious British a...
Prince William refused to attend lunch with Prince Harry amid ‘Megxit,’ royal expert claims
The claim was made by royal biographer and historian Robert Lacey who is also the official consultant on Netflix’s “The Crown.”
London Bridge attack: Convicted murderer Steven Gallant 'did not hesitate' to tackle knifeman
A convicted murderer has said he "did not hesitate" to join the fight against the London Bridge knifeman in November.
Chinese town built to look just like Paris complete with a fake Eiffel Tower
Tianducheng is a replica of Paris complete with its own versions of the Eiffel Tower and other landmarks
Instant Opinion: Brexit Britain can be built on the ‘Microsoft model’
The Week’s daily round-up highlights the five best opinion pieces from across the British and international media, with excerpts from each.
Apartment Rents Are Plunging in the World's Richest Cities. It's Time For You to Negotiate
Desire for space and stuck-at-home students weigh on formerly desirable areas — but for how long?
Hong Kong virtual bank WeLab is live with Temenos
Temenos, the banking software company, today announced that WeLab Bank, Hong Kong’s first homegrown virtual bank, has publicly launched using cloud-native Temenos Transact to pr...
VIDEO: News Brief, 20 October
Office of Education Standards hold Inspections, Annual Poppy Campaign has started, Anti-Bullying dress for a cause day, this Friday
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 20 October
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 238 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 19 October 2020. All were negative.
Robbery in George Town
Shortly after 10:00AM today, 20 October, officers responded to a report of an incident on Eastern Avenue, in the vicinity of Shedden Road, where a man was approached by another ...
Supreme Revenge (full film)
Inside the no-holds-barred war for control of the Supreme Court. From Brett Kavanaugh to Robert Bork, an investigation of how a 30-year-old grievance transformed the court and t...
Ghislaine Maxwell loses fight to keep her Jeffrey Epstein testimony sealed
A federal appeals court dealt Ghislaine Maxwell, the alleged madam to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, twin blows late Monday by declining to consolidate her appeals in nume...
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