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Former UK health minister takes over FCO

Former UK health minister takes over FCO

| 10/07/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May selected Jeremy Hunt to replace Boris Johnson as foreign secretary in Monday’s Cabinet reshuffle, which was triggered by the resignations of both Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis. Backbencher Dominic Raab has finally made it to the front bench [...]

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Boris third minister to quit UK government

Boris third minister to quit UK government

| 09/07/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): Boris Johnson has walked out of his top job as British foreign secretary, becoming the third minister to leave Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet following a weekend at Chequers, the PM’s country retreat, where the Conservative government’s Brexit plan was hammered out. J [...]

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BOT minister to promote religious freedom

BOT minister to promote religious freedom

| 05/07/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): The UK’s Foreign Office minister who has responsibility for the British Overseas Territories, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, has been appointed as the Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief. The role was described in a release from the Foreign Office as supporting Prime Minister There [...]

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BOT minister marks new Windrush Day

BOT minister marks new Windrush Day

| 22/06/2018 | 31 Comments
(CNS): The UK government has officially sanctioned 22 June as Windrush Day and has set aside a £0.5 million annual grant to fund anniversary celebrations this year and in future. In a statement about the 70-year anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush, which triggered the wave of immigrat [...]

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New royal baby 5th in line to UK throne

New royal baby 5th in line to UK throne

| 23/04/2018 | 66 Comments
(CNS): The Duchess of Cambridge had a baby boy Monday at St Mary’s hospital in London. The newest addition to the Royal Family is fifth in line to the throne behind his older brother and sister, his father Prince William and his grandfather Prince Charles. The baby boy was born at 11am UK time [...]

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Premier says Cayman is part of ‘Global Britain’

Premier says Cayman is part of ‘Global Britain’

| 18/04/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin has said that Cayman is a “very important part of Global Britain”. As he began attending events in London this week in connection with the Commonwealth Heads of Government Conference, McLaughlin, who was invited to the international event [...]

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UK endorsing oppression of LGBTIs, says activist

UK endorsing oppression of LGBTIs, says activist

| 23/02/2018 | 132 Comments
(CNS): The UK has actively engaged with the Bermuda government “in undermining the rule of law, ignoring an order of the local court and facilitating the withdrawal of equality” for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community there, Dr Leonardo Raznovich, a lawyer and [...]

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Freemasons claim discrimination

Freemasons claim discrimination

| 09/02/2018 | 109 Comments
(CNS): Freemasons in the UK are claiming that their members are “undeservedly stigmatised” and are calling for an end to the discrimination they suffer. The BBC and other media outlets in the UK report that the United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE) has placed full-page advertisements in [...]

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The prince and the president dance around politics

The prince and the president dance around politics

| 28/12/2017 | 62 Comments
(CNS): Former US president Barack Obama’s first media interview since he handed over the keys of the White House to Donald Trump may have come as a surprise to many as it was with the BBC and a royal prince. When Prince Harry sat down with the former US leader for the Q&A as part [… [...]

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Offshore law firm goes after press in Paradise Papers hack

Offshore law firm goes after press in Paradise Papers hack

| 19/12/2017
(CNS Business): The law firm which was the victim of a hack in which millions of documents about their clients’ offshore financial affairs were exposed is taking legal action against the BBC and the Guardian. Both media organisations have stated that they will defend the breach of confidence proce [...]

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Queen using Cayman investment fund

Queen using Cayman investment fund

| 06/11/2017
(CNS Business): Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called on Queen Elizabeth to apologise to the British people for using tax havens, including the Cayman Islands, to avoid paying taxes to the UK treasury. Revelations that the Queen was among a list of very rich individuals and organisations using offs [...]

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