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Alleged Quarantine Breach
RCIPS, in conjunction with Public Health and Travel Cayman, conducted an investigation into an alleged breach of isolation protocols following the circulation of images on social media showing travellers in quarantine aboard a boat.
COVID-19 Update 15 June 2021
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 701 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 11 June, 2021. There were six positive results, all in travellers.
NEWS BRIEF: 15 June 2021
Analysis: Boris Johnson's 'global Britain' needs more than a tiny Australian trade deal
The United Kingdom's first new trade deal since Brexit is a sobering reminder of the mammoth task it faces as it seeks to compensate for losing the economic benefits of EU membership.
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Her Majesty Queens Elizabeth II Official 95th Birthday Celebration
Her Majesty Queens Elizabeth II Official 95th Birthday Celebration Monday, 14 June 2021
El Salvador Considering Paying Employee Salaries in Bitcoin
According to Rolando Castro, the Minister of Labor and Social Welfare in El Salvador, the government is discussing whether companies in the country should pay their employees in Bitcoin.
Bitcoin Emits Less Than 2% of the World’s Military-industrial Complex Carbon Emissions
A recently published study shows that Bitcoin mining produces a tiny fraction of the carbon emissions coming from the world’s military-industrial complex, which pulls the carpet under the political 'environmentally justified attack' agai...
Sotheby’s Will Auction 'World Wide Web' Source Code As NFT
Next week Sotheby's auction will witness something very unusual: Sir Tim Berners-Lee will auction the original source code he used to create the World Wide Web as an NFT.
Bitcoin Up 11% After Musk Says Tesla Will Accept It When Miners Use More Clean Energy
SpaceX/Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk says Tesla Inc. will resume bitcoin cryptocurrency transactions when mining is done with more clean energy.
Alibaba Executive Says Founder Jack Ma "Lying Low": Reports
Jack Ma is "lying low" and focusing on hobbies and philanthropy, an executive said.
Republicans Introduce Bill To Fire Anthony Fauci, Face Of US Covid Response
Anthony Fauci, who has advised seven US presidents, had become a trusted figure in the government's Covid-19 response, beginning with his work during Donald Trump's administration.
Three Reasons Why G7's Build Back Better World Plan is No Competition for China's BRI
Joe Biden's $40 trillion Build Back Better World (B3W) does not appear to be a threat or challenge to China's comprehensive Belt and Road (B&R) plan, say international observers, suggesting that if G7 is really concerned about the well-b...
'I Thought He Was Joking': Finnish Huawei Boss Slammed for 'Crazy' 7-Day Work Week Proposal
According to Huawei Finland's cyber security chief Mika Lauhde, who personally admitted to having worked 80-hour weeks with no summer vacation for years, seven-day work weeks would bolster Finland's stance against competitors.
Coronavirus Was Likely Present In US From December 2019
The National Institutes of Health study analyzed 24,000 stored blood samples contributed by volunteers across the country from January 2 to March 18, 2020.
Manchester’s top cop bans police from kneeling & wearing rainbow laces. No, it’s not racism or homophobia – it’s professionalism
The woke US gesture of taking the knee may have taken hold, but the new top cop of England’s second-largest force has banned police from virtue signalling, saying the public is “fed up” and would rather they caught burglars.
Balenciaga Presents 'Clones' for Spring/Summer 2022 - Balenciaga Fashion Crocs Spring 2021
The second episode of Demna Gvasalias partnership with Gucci designer Alessandro Michele arrives with Balenciagas Spring/Summer 2022 collection.
Boris Johnson Delays Reopening After Warning That Thousands Could Die
Boris Johnson has delayed lifting the last COVID-19 restrictions in the UK by a month.
1,000-Year-Old German Boys' Choir To Open Door To Girls
Founded in 975 and one of the oldest choirs in continuous existence in the world, the Regensburger Domspatzen is attached to a Catholic boarding school and a secondary school where the curriculum is heavily focussed on music.
‘F*ck you. No f*cking way’: Roger Waters shuts down ‘idiot’ Mark Zuckerberg after he asks to use Pink Floyd song
Roger Waters is not mincing words when it comes to whether Mark Zuckerberg can use 'Another Brick in the Wall' to promote Instagram.
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Panama receives new batch of Pfizer vaccine with 42,120 doses
This is the nineteenth batch of the vaccine against covid-19 from the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer that Panama receives.
Colonialism is raising its head again not because of the built-in British racism but thanks to the locals who bow their heads and obey the whipping
Premier Andrew Fahie is the man personally responsible for the initiative to strip the Virgin Islanders of their freedom, independence and democracy. His helplessness to lead the resistance against any type of collaboration with the ille...
AstraZeneca post-exposure drug reduce the risk of developing Covid-19 by only 33%
AstraZeneca's drug does not prevent symptomatic Covid-19 in people recently exposed to the virus.
Bitcoin an ‘alternative store of value’ for the future: Digital asset expert
Investing in Bitcoin can fight ‘hidden tax’ of inflation, digital asset expert Perianne Boring said
Billionaire Mackenzie Scott gives away £2bn more
Billionaire MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has donated another $2.7bn (£1.9bn) to a range of charities.
Petition to deny Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin spaceflight reentry to Earth making the rounds
A new petition is looking to make Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos' upcoming suborbital spaceflight a one-way trip.
Daniel Morgan: Met Police accused of 'form of corruption' in report
The Metropolitan Police was institutionally corrupt in the way it concealed or denied its failings over the unsolved murder of Daniel Morgan, a report has found.
Johnson’s former race adviser accuses Tories of inflaming culture wars
Exploiting division for electoral gain could spark another Stephen Lawrence or Jo Cox tragedy, Samuel Kasumu warns
Which European countries have the least travel restrictions right now?
A guide to the countries popular with tourists which allow travellers in, facilitate internal travel and don’t have early curfews.
Hong Kong cryptocurrency trader targeted in HK$2 million robbery
Suspects sprayed unknown substance in 22-year-old victim’s eyes during attack in Kwun Tong, before grabbing bag full of cash.
Uber CEO insists drivers are getting 'higher cut of the fare hike' amid criticism over price increases
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi confirmed fare hikes in wake of pandemic
US hits 600,000 Covid deaths, the most for any country
The US has reached a grim milestone of more than 600,000 coronavirus deaths, even as the number of lives lost and cases decreases amid an aggressive vaccination campaign.
European Parliament overwhelmingly backs ban on caged animal farming
MEPs voted in favour of banning the practice of caged animal farming, with 558 in favour, 37 against and 85 abstentions.
Lawmakers unveil measure that could break up big tech companies like Amazon, Apple
A proposal would force large companies to split up or spin off businesses that present a conflict of interest
Nearly 26M Amazon, Facebook, Apple, eBay user logins stolen by hackers
Websites such as Amazon, Walmart, eBay, Facebook were targeted
Daniel Morgan report 'deeply alarming', says Patel
The Met Police has been accused of "institutional corruption" for concealing or denying failings over the unsolved murder.
McDonald's becomes latest cyberattack victim: What's going on?
Fast-food chain was able to 'quickly identify and contain' threats on its network
Is the great digital-nomad workforce actually coming?
Are we actually on the brink of remote workers scattering across the globe en masse – or are predictions of the new, great digital-nomad movement overblown?
The sexual assault of sleeping women: the hidden, horrifying rape crisis in Britain’s bedrooms
A recent survey suggested a shockingly high proportion of women have been sexually assaulted by a partner as they slept. Now more and more are speaking out
Small Bitcoin Transfers Spike in El Salvador After BTC Adoption
El Salvador, which approved Bitcoin's as legal tender, has seen an unprecedented level of small BTC transfers under $1,000 this year.
Workers in China's Xiong'an New Area Are Getting Paid in Digital Yuan
Xiong’an New Area, a state-level new area in Hebei Province, in China, is seeing the use of onchain digital yuan payments, according to a circular issued by the Xiong’an local government.
Pi Network Makes Cryptocurrency Accessible to Everyone
In the very beginning Bitcoin and other first-generation cryptocurrencies, anyone could mine coins using any basic computing setup.
Ex-governor pushed Britain to oppose citizenship rules for advisers, judges, papers show
In a newly declassified telegram to Britain’s Foreign Office, then governor David Wilson argued his proposals were ‘important to restoring local confidence in the future of Hong Kong’ after the Tiananmen Square crackdown.
Johnson pushes England’s Covid lockdown exit back a month amid spread of Delta variant and rising ICU rates
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that England will not abandon all Covid-19 restrictions this month as had been planned, due to the threat of the Delta variant of the virus and rising hospital admissions.
Reparations Tied To Specific Events, Like The Tulsa Massacre, Reignite The Push To Address Injustices
Black Freedmen in Tulsa hope the national attention on the Greenwood massacre means that more Americans are willing to reckon with the scale of the country’s sins.
Bitcoin rebounds after Elon Musk confirms Tesla may accept it again
Accused again of market manipulation, Bitcoin bounced nearly 10 per cent in value after Elon Musk tweeted Tesla could once again accept it as payment.
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