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Tag Archives: UK

  1. Ronaldo is in 7th Heaven on retention of his number as he reunites with Manchester United this weekend

    There was a big question mark for many football fans as to what would happen for Cristiano Ronaldo as to what shirt number would be allocated after his shift from Juventus to Manchester United. As the Manchester Evening News pointed out? “Premier League rules state… a player cannot swap shirt numbers once a season is […]

    September 8, 2021Breaking News, Featured, FootballNo comments
  2. SPENCER – Kristen Stewart, Sean Harris & Amy Manson

    The marriage of Princess Diana and Prince Charles has long since grown cold. Though rumors of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate. There’s eating and drinking, shooting and hunting. Diana knows the game. But this year, things will be profoundly different. SPENCER is an […]

    September 4, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. BARBADIANS COP 2 PRESTIGIOUS CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS

    The 2021 Chevening Scholars for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean were officially announced yesterday by British High Commissioner, His Excellency Scott Furssedonn-Wood. Fifteen fully funded scholarships were awarded to successful candidates from Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis and St Vincent and the Grenadines, to pursue Master’s Degrees in […]

    August 30, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  4. British jump trainers: Four of the best

    Jump jockeys usually get a lot of credit for the wins they achieve on race days, but there is always hard work going on behind the scenes. It is the trainer who masterminds the wins by fine-tweaking tactics and ensures the horse is comfortable in the stable before making their way to the paddock. Betdaq […]

    August 27, 2021Breaking News, Featured, SportsNo comments
  5. Twist (2021) – Michael Caine, Lena Headey & Rita Ora

    A Modern take on the classic tale of Oliver Twist.  

    August 25, 2021Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. BARBADOS SEEKS TO JOIN GLOBAL OCEAN ALLIANCE

    Barbados is seeking to join the UK-led Global Ocean Alliance (GOA), to support the “30by30 movement“, established to protect 30 per cent of the ocean space by 2030. And, Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey is calling for the rest of the world to follow suit in what he has described […]

    August 19, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  7. Application period for the UK Government’s Chevening Scholarships open until November

    The application period to study in the UK on a Chevening Scholarship is now open and runs until 2 November 2021. Applications can now be submitted online via www.chevening.org/apply. Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals from all backgrounds who can demonstrate that they have the commitment and skills required to create positive change; and can […]

    August 16, 2021EducationNo comments
  8. “An Idea Whose Time Has Come” Khaleel Kothdiwala’s view on Barbados becoming Republic

    Our coming transition to republican status is a proud moment for our country. As has been acknowledged before, it is not a slight to Her Majesty, Her Family or the UK, for which we have tremendous respect, but rather represents the ultimate statement of confidence in ourselves and our boundless capacity. Our commemoration of this […]

    August 3, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  9. UK and CARICOM continue engagement on access to finance

    Earlier this month, CARICOM and the United Kingdom co-hosted a virtual dialogue on the issue of access to finance. The event was opened by UK Minister of State responsible for the Caribbean, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon and Assistant Secretary General of CARICOM, Joseph Cox. Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda and Chairman of CARICOM, […]

    July 29, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  10. “We’re home,” – Virgin Atlantic returns to Terminal 3

    Virgin Atlantic has returned to its home in Terminal 3, which has been closed for over a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The airline is looking forward to safely welcoming customers back onto its home turf, which has been missed by many, with their signature flair, seamless check-in and award-winning facilities. All customers will […]

    July 27, 2021TravelNo comments
  11. PRIME MINISTER’S OLDER BROTHER DEPARTS UNEXPECTEDLY: ARDENT ARSENAL FAN RESTS IN POWER

    This one is a rough one for all of us but especially for Shawn, Emanuelle and Laurenne, for my parents and for Stewart, Elan and me. Quick and rough. I thank all of you who have reached out with your prayers and condolences. We love you so much but you know what you will never […]

    June 30, 2021Football, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. Royal Navy Task Group in Caribbean for the Hurricane Season

    The Royal Navy has formed a task force in the Caribbean to provide immediate assistance to the region throughout the 2021 Hurricane Season. RFA Wave Knight has now joined the patrol ship HMS Medway to significantly enhance the assistance available in the event of a natural disaster. The two ships arrive in Barbados on 25 […]

    June 29, 2021EventsNo comments
  13. SJPI launches Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Business Management in partnership with the ABE UK

    The ABE Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Business Management will give valuable business training skills supported by experienced professionals. The first intake of students will be in August 2021. It will cover subjects such as Dynamic Business Environments, Enterprising Organisations, Employability and Self-Development, and Finance for Managers. The pathway would open the door to greater […]

    June 23, 2021Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. JOINT RELIEF EFFORTS FOR ST VINCENT: UK Government Joins Relief Support Effort

    The Barbados Defence Force recently partnered with the Government of the United Kingdom to continue relief effort to St Vincent and Grenadines in the the aftermath of the La Soufrière volcano eruption. Over one-hundred and thirty-five (135) pallets of humanitarian relief supplies, packed by the BDF Relief Supplies Unit, departed Barbados to St Vincent via […]

    June 17, 2021Featured, NatureNo comments
  15. Who Are Some Of The Best Soccer Players Of Bajan Heritage?

    Most nations have been responsible for some great soccer players over the years. Ronaldo, Neymar, Kaka and Pele in Brazil, Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi in Argentina and Miroslav Klose and Franz Beckenbauer for Germany, all have been seen in a high regard for their respective countries. However, it is worth noting that there are plenty […]

    May 20, 2021Breaking News, Featured, FootballNo comments
  16. Class win for Worswick on first outing in new Ford Fiesta

    Two weeks after fellow Sol Rally Barbados regulars including Kevin Procter and Andy Scott returned to action in the Snetterton Stages, it was Nigel Worswick’s turn to end the prolonged break from rallying caused by the coronavirus pandemic as part of his planned build-up to Sol RB21, scheduled for September 25/26. With a best result […]

    May 18, 2021RallyNo comments
  17. DIGICEL CHAIRMAN, DENIS O’BRIEN, THANKS UK GOVERNMENT FOR ANSWERING CALL TO HELP ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES

    Having spoken out to condemn strongly the inaction of the UK Government in the wake of the devastation being caused by the ongoing La Soufriere volcanic activity in St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Digicel Chairman, Denis O’Brien, is now thanking them for finally answering the call. St. Vincent & the Grenadines is facing a humanitarian […]

    May 14, 2021EventsNo comments
  18. The Barbados Lottery Supporting Healthcare, Youth and Education

    The Barbados Cancer Society and Under-15 cricket sensations – twins, Daniel and Darius Joseph are among the latest recipients of thoughtful gifts from IGT Global Services Limited (IGT), manager and operator of The Barbados Lottery, through a recent donation of PPE equipment, sanitization products and $1,000 in gift vouchers, respectively. The PPE contributions were part […]

    May 5, 2021Breaking News, Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  19. UK GIVES NEW VOLCANO RELIEF FOR ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES

    The UK will give further support to provide food, clean water and other essential items, for an estimated 13,000 people affected by the eruption of the La Soufrière volcano in St Vincent and the Grenadines. The new £550,000 ($695,000 USD) contribution takes the total UK funding to over £800,000 ($1m USD) since the eruption began […]

    May 4, 2021Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  20. CRICKET FIRST SPORT TO ANNOUNCE QUALIFIERS FOR COMMONWEALTH GAMES

    Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and a country from the West Indies join England in qualifying for Birmingham 2022; Qualifier to determine final participant Cricket is the first discipline to announce qualifying teams for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as the sport makes a landmark re-entry to the prestigious multi-sport event scheduled from […]

    April 30, 2021CricketNo comments
  21. Virgin Atlantic becomes first UK airline to begin IATA Travel Pass live trials

    Virgin Atlantic customers can now experience how digital health passes will help streamline journeys when the skies reopen, as the first live trials of the IATA Travel Pass by a UK airline has begun. Customers on flight VS131, travelling for permitted reasons from London Heathrow to Barbados, were invited to download the free smartphone app […]

    April 27, 2021Featured, TravelNo comments
  22. WRATH OF MAN: Jason Statham, Jeffrey Donovan & Scott Eastwood

    It follows H, a cold and mysterious character working at a cash truck company responsible for moving hundreds of millions of dollars around Los Angeles each week.

    April 5, 2021Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. Virgin Atlantic to launch IATA Travel Pass and TrustAssure trials to accelerate digital health integration

    Virgin Atlantic has taken a major step forward towards the introduction of digital health passes by partnering with IATA Travel Pass and TrustAssureTM to launch two separate, complementary trials to streamline customer journeys. From 16 April the airline will commence a one-month trial of the IATA Travel Pass on its popular London Heathrow-Barbados services, in […]

    March 29, 2021Featured, TravelNo comments
  24. Antigua & Barbuda’s Prime Minister debunks UK claim of Variant

    Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne dismissed to inaccurate information in media in the United Kingdom and the Caribbean, alleging that “an Antigua variant” has been discovered in the UK by Public Health England (PHE) – an executive agency of the Department of Health and Social Care in the United Kingdom. The Prime Minister […]

    March 16, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  25. UK and U.S. Collaborate to Support Remote Criminal Justice Operations in Barbados

    Today the United States and the United Kingdom provided $75,000 of equipment to Barbados prosecutors to support remote criminal justice operations. The equipment will be used to facilitate remote working and virtual appearances at court proceedings, and further efforts to mitigate and contain the spread of COVID-19. The equipment gifted through the US/UK Criminal Justice […]

    March 16, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments