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London, the world's international financial capital, will enter a tighter COVID-19 lockdown from midnight on Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson seeks to tackle a swiftly accelerating second coronavirus wave.
British police arrested a dozen people Sunday over a vehicle and knife attack in London that left seven people dead, as Londoners told how a weekend night out in the city erupted into violence and terror.
A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage at the heart of Britain’s seat of power Wednesday, mowing down pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge before stabbing an armed police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament.
From left, Minister Wayne Panton, former Governor John Owen, Premier Alden McLaughlin and former Governor Bruce Dinwiddy attend the London office reception Tuesday night. Premier Alden McLaughlin hosted the reception, which included former Cayman Islands governors John Owen and Bruce Dinwiddy.
British Airways’ new Boeing 777 aircraft will offer increased luxury and added capacity into the Cayman Islands from the U.K., officials said Friday.
Representatives of British Overseas Territories were due to meet with U.K. foreign office representatives Thursday amid the fallout from the Brexit vote to discuss how the territories may be affected by upcoming changes.
The Central Caribbean Marine Institute is hosting a two-day international symposium about the future of the world’s coral reefs. The symposium began Monday at St. James’s Palace in London.
Singapore has overtaken Hong Kong to become the third ranked financial center in the 19th Global Financial Centers Index.
Britain’s economy may be growing at a faster rate than its European counterparts, but there are two statistics that ought to give concern: London’s stratospheric real estate prices and the country’s current account deficit.
Senior Cayman Islands civil servant Eric Bush has been appointed to lead the government’s London office, a post he once had oversight responsibility for during the tumultuous tenure of former office chief Lord Blencathra.