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Public Advised to Be Cautious of House Calls
The Elections Office has received a number of concerns from members of the public that individuals are conducting a house-to-house survey relating to elections purportedly on behalf of the government.
The Elections Office wishes to clarify that these individuals do not work for or represent the Elections Office and that the survey is not sanctioned or authorised by the Elections Office.
The Elections Office encourages residents who encounter these types of home visits and feel at risk to report any suspicious activities to the police by calling 911.
3 new COVID19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 1 March 2021
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 590 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 26 February 2021. Three were positive.
EU law requires companies to fix electronic goods for up to 10 years
Companies that sell refrigerators, washers, hairdryers, or TVs in the European Union will need to ensure those appliances can be repaired for up to 10 years.
50 Hopeful Candidates Submit Nominations
At the close of Nomination Day, the Elections Office received nomination submissions from 50 individuals seeking candidacy in the General Election on Wednesday, 14 April 2021.
International travel delays could cost the UK economy €30bn
The UK has just announced its plan for leaving lockdown - but experts are predicting huge losses to the economy if international travel is delayed any longer.
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BBC apologises after mixing up two black MPs in Parliament
Labour MP Marsha de Cordova has blasted the broadcaster, saying black women are confused for one another due to structural racism.
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Patients asked black Derby nurse if she was qualified
A nurse has spoken about the racist abuse she has received at work as part of a trust campaign to get more staff to tell their stories.
Nearly 100,000 People Sign Petition Asking Amazon to Accept Dogecoin
A years-old petition urging Amazon to let customers pay in the cryptocurrency Dogecoin has attracted fresh attention in recent days as members of a popular Reddit community re-s...
Twitter Now Labeling Content for 'Misleading Information' on COVID-19 Vaccines
Back in December, Twitter Safety announced the social media platform would begin prioritizing the "removal of the most harmful misleading information" from users' timelines. Twi...
Microsoft Founder Bill Gates Says Android Crushes Apple - via an iPhone App
Bill Gates let on that he preferred phones running the Android operating system to Apple's iOS because they often came pre-installed with software from Microsoft, the Big Tech g...
FED President Classifies Digital Dollar as High-Priority Project
Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve (FED) president, treats the digital dollar as a “high priority project.” Powell confirmed in a hearing before the Senate Banking Committee tha...
FATF Says It Is Open to Amending Crypto Travel Rule Guidance
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is open to amending the “travel rule,” its guidance for cryptocurrency exchanges and companies providing crypto services.
Just ONE dose of Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine slashes Covid hospitalisations for over-80s by 80%, English study says
A single dose of the Pzifer or AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 cuts the hospitalisation rate of those aged 80 years and older by 80 percent, Public Health England (PHE) off...
Flooring expert reveals the only downstairs room you should be using carpet in
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Ex-BBC producer who supplied drugs for VIP sex parties jailed
A former BBC radio producer who sold crystal meth to friends for VIP sex parties has been jailed for 21 months.
Meghan and Prince Harry unveil major overhaul to Archewell website - Diana's photo removed
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex launched the website for their charitable foundation in December. Diana was centre stage with a picture of a young Harry and his mother, taken in ...
Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy Jailed In Corruption Case
A French court on Monday convicted former president Nicolas Sarkozy on charges of corruption and influence peddling, handing him a three-year prison sentence of which two years ...
Bitcoin surges 8% amid Citi comments, China region mining ban
The price of bitcoin surged 8% on Monday after logging its worst weekly performance since March 2020 last week. The move higher follows an upbeat note from Citi and news of a ba...
The Best Dressed Stars at the 2021 Golden Globes
The term “virtual red carpet” may call to mind viral style and the internet’s democratizing effect on fashion, but celebrities provided an alternate view at tonight’s Golden Glo...
NJ legalized weed but left out black market pot dealers. Now, they want in.
The black market marijuana dealers in New Jersey say they'll keep slinging pot illegally unless they're welcomed into the NJ legal weed industry.
5 Secrets To Decorate A Teenager’s Bedroom
It’s very rare for a teenager to agree with the parents regardless the topic so imagine how much of a challenge it would be to have to decorate a teen’s bedroom.
The Best Street Style at Milan Fashion Week Fall 2021
The street style at Milan’s mostly digital shows will certainly look different this week, but it’s hardly disappearing.
Ex-Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu and CEO Oscar Grau arrested in Barca raids
Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu, his adviser Jaume Masferrer, the club's CEO Oscar Grau and head of legal services Roman Gomez Ponti have been arrested following...
The Launch: All the Hottest Designer Drops of February 2021
Although February is the shortest month of the year, there is no shortage of exciting fashion news.
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