For a better experience on ecay Online,  update your browser.

News

‘A bunch of you put her up to this’ Bush tells prosecutor

(CNS): As his trial continued Thursday, McKeeva Bush MP emphatically and persistently denied a historical sexual assault allegation when he took the stand to give evidence in his own defence. In an often combative and angry exchange with prosecutor Eloise Marshall KC during cross-examination, Bush repeatedly said that the incident, as described by the woman,
Read More »

Four Caymanians head to Paris seeking Olympic glory

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Olympic Committee has revealed the four local athletes who are heading to Paris to represent their country at the 2024 Olympic Games later this month. Swimming siblings Jillian Crooks and Jordan Crooks, sprinter Davonte� Howell and sailor Charlotte Webster will be the twelfth team to represent Cayman at the Olympics. Howell will
Read More »

CAL makes magazine list of top 15 airlines in world

(CNS): Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) has made it into the top 15 list of the world’s best international airlines in Travel + Leisure magazine’s World’s Best Awards 2024. CAL was the only airline in the western hemisphere to secure a top-15 spot in the “Best International Airlines in 2024” category and was awarded alongside leading
Read More »

Logic says outage was outside its control

(CNS): Local internet service provider Logic has said that the outage impacting its customers ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Beryl last week resulted from “technical functions within the infrastructure, outside of the control of the stakeholders involved”, but the issue has been “identified and remedied”. Officials told CNS in answer to our inquiries that
Read More »

Ebanks tackles beneficial ownership during trip to Asia

(CNS): Financial Services Minister André Ebanks led a Cayman Islands delegation to Singapore last month to open the Cayman Islands Government’s new Asia Office. While there, he held a series of meetings, including with the European Commission and Financial Action Task Force for talks on beneficial ownership. Ebanks joined a panel discussion, which he characterised
Read More »

Post Beryl dock and seawall repairs need approval

(CNS): Following the passage of Hurricane Beryl, the sustainability ministry has said the reconstruction of or repairs to existing coastal structures such as docks, seawalls and decks requires approval. Permitted structures, reconstructions and repairs must be to the same dimensions and in the same approved location and footprint, and use the same materials as per
Read More »

CEO: OfReg blocked additional CUC rate hike request

(CNS): Following backlash about the CUC base rate hike this summer, OfReg CEO Sonji Myles has said the utilities regulator had no choice but to approve the annual rate hike because it complied with the conditions of the licence. However, he said that OfReg had blocked a proposal by the power provider that would have
Read More »

‘The truth will come out’ Bush told police when charged

(CNS): Nevron Bradshaw, the lead detective on the historic sexual assault case against former premier McKeeva Bush (69), told the court that when he had cautioned and then charged him with rape, the politician had said, “All I have to say is that the truth will come out.” When Bush was arrested in connection with
Read More »

One man arrested after business dispute stabbing

(CNS): Police have arrested a 23-year-old man from Bodden Town on suspicion of wounding after he was accused of stabbing another man following a business-related dispute. On Tuesday evening, the wounded man, who had multiple stab wounds to his leg and back, was transported in a private car to the hospital, where he was treated
Read More »

First baby blues of season hatch from rescued eggs

(CNS): The first blue iguana hatchlings for this season emerged from eggs that the Blue Iguana Conservation (BIC) team had rescued from a nest that was at risk of being lost to flooding last week as Hurricane Beryl headed for the Cayman Islands. The blue iguanas in the captive breeding programme have begun laying eggs,
Read More »

Still haven't filed your taxes? Here's what you need to know

So far this tax season, the IRS has received more than 90 million income tax returns for 2022.
Read More »

Retail spending fell in March as consumers pull back

Spending at US retailers fell in March as consumers pulled back amid recessionary fears fueled by the banking crisis.
Read More »

Silicon Valley Bank collapse renews calls to address disparities impacting entrepreneurs of color

When customers at Silicon Valley Bank rushed to withdraw billions of dollars last month, venture capitalist Arlan Hamilton stepped in to help some of the founders of color who panicked about losing access to payroll funds.
Read More »

Not only is Lake Powell's water level plummeting because of drought, its total capacity is shrinking, too

Lake Powell, the second-largest human-made reservoir in the US, has lost nearly 7% of its potential storage capacity since 1963, when Glen Canyon Dam was built, a new report shows.
Read More »

These were the best and worst places for air quality in 2021, new report shows

Air pollution spiked to unhealthy levels around the world in 2021, according to a new report.
Read More »

Big-box stores could help slash emissions and save millions by putting solar panels on roofs. Why aren't more of them doing it?

As the US attempts to wean itself off its heavy reliance on fossil fuels and shift to cleaner energy sources, many experts are eyeing a promising solution: your neighborhood big-box stores and shopping malls.
Read More »

Look of the Week: Blackpink headline Coachella in Korean hanboks

Bringing the second day of this year's Coachella to a close, K-Pop girl group Blackpink made history Saturday night when they became the first Asian act to ever headline the festival. To a crowd of, reportedly, over 125,000 people, Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa and Rosé used the ground-breaking moment to pay homage to Korean heritage by arriving onstage in hanboks: a traditional type of dress.
Read More »

Scientists identify secret ingredient in Leonardo da Vinci paintings

"Old Masters" such as Leonardo da Vinci, Sandro Botticelli and Rembrandt may have used proteins, especially egg yolk, in their oil paintings, according to a new study.
Read More »

How Playboy cut ties with Hugh Hefner to create a post-MeToo brand

Hugh Hefner launched Playboy Magazine 70 years ago this year. The first issue included a nude photograph of Marilyn Monroe, which he had purchased and published without her knowledge or consent.
Read More »

'A definitive backslide.' Inside fashion's worrying runway trend

Now that the Fall-Winter 2023 catwalks have been disassembled, it's clear one trend was more pervasive than any collective penchant for ruffles, pleated skirts or tailored coats.
Read More »

Michael Jordan's 1998 NBA Finals sneakers sell for a record $2.2 million

In 1998, Michael Jordan laced up a pair of his iconic black and red Air Jordan 13s to bring home a Bulls victory during Game 2 of his final NBA championship — and now they are the most expensive sneakers ever to sell at auction. The game-winning sneakers sold for $2.2 million at Sotheby's in New York on Tuesday, smashing the sneaker auction record of $1.47 million, set in 2021 by a pair of Nike Air Ships that Jordan wore earlier in his career.
Read More »

The surreal facades of America's strip clubs

Some people travel the world in search of adventure, while others seek out natural wonders, cultural landmarks or culinary experiences. But French photographer François Prost was looking for something altogether different during his recent road trip across America: strip clubs.
Read More »

Here's the real reason to turn on airplane mode when you fly

We all know the routine by heart: "Please ensure your seats are in the upright position, tray tables stowed, window shades are up, laptops are stored in the overhead bins and electronic devices are set to flight mode."
Read More »

They bought an abandoned 'ghost house' in the Japanese countryside

He'd spent years backpacking around the world, and Japanese traveler Daisuke Kajiyama was finally ready to return home to pursue his long-held dream of opening up a guesthouse.
Read More »

Relaxed entry rules make it easier than ever to visit this stunning Asian nation

Due to its remoteness and short summer season, Mongolia has long been a destination overlooked by travelers.
Read More »

The most beautiful sections of China's Great Wall

Having lived in Beijing for almost 12 years, I've had plenty of time to travel widely in China.
Read More »

Nelly Cheboi, who creates computer labs for Kenyan schoolchildren, is CNN's Hero of the Year

Celebrities and musicians are coming together tonight to honor everyday people making the world a better place.
Read More »

Donate now to a Top 10 CNN Hero

Anderson Cooper explains how you can easily donate to any of the 2021 Top 10 CNN Heroes.
Read More »

Rollercoaster of emotions for England and Spain fans during Euro 2024 final

Fans from both nations had their face-paint on and flags out as Spain defeated England in the final.
Read More »

UK politicians react with shock to attack on Trump

UK politicians have reacted with shock to the attempted assassination of Donald Trump.
Read More »

King and Queen to visit Australia in October

The King has been taking on more public-facing duties since his cancer diagnosis earlier this year.
Read More »

Second child dies in house fire

Neighbours have described throwing bricks to break windows to help the family escape the blaze.
Read More »

New search team 'confident' it can find Jay Slater

A specialist team of six volunteers and four dogs are travelling to Tenerife to mount a fresh search.
Read More »

Kate given standing ovation at Wimbledon men's final

The princess presented defending champion Carlos Alcaraz with the tennis final trophy on Sunday.
Read More »

Flood and storm warning as heavy rain predicted

Parts of England and Wales are covered by the warning which will be active on Monday.
Read More »

Whales were healthy before Orkney stranding - expert

The animals were found on the island of Sanday following what could be the largest mass stranding in nearly 100 years.
Read More »

'Never heard of it': Families speak out about rare cancer

Three women are encouraging more people to be aware of sarcoma, an extremely rare type of cancer.
Read More »

Boy, 13, arrested after child stabbed

Paramedics treat a child at the scene after an altercation involving several teenagers.
Read More »

'Best day of my life' - Hewett wins singles and doubles

Alfie Hewett completes a career Grand Slam by lifting the Wimbledon men's singles title before defending his doubles crown.
Read More »

Dogs seized in raid of suspected XL Bully breeder

Police are now testing the 13 dogs to determine their breed following the warrant.
Read More »

Veteran receives surprise medal on 99th birthday

Sergeant Harry Filby served during World War Two but did not apply for a medal he was eligible for.
Read More »

Election abuse may have been coordinated - adviser

Yvette Cooper has been urged to set up a short inquiry to investigate the ‘dark underbelly’ of abuse.
Read More »

Rare Aphra Behn novel found on home bookshelf

Just 13 first editions of Oroonoko were known to exist before the discovery.
Read More »

Reaching final 'feels a little bit more normal' for England - Southgate

England manager Gareth Southgate tells BBC sports editor Dan Roan that "it's a little bit more normal for us" to reach a final of a major tournament after setting up a second consecutive Euro final appearance.
Read More »

Moment Gavin Plumb sentenced for Holly Willoughby murder plot

Justice Murray said the security guard pursued an unhealthy sexual obsession with the TV presenter.
Read More »

England on the brink of history - Lineker

Everything will be crossed for England in the Euro 2024 final, says Three Lions legend and Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker.
Read More »

Tributes as 'broadcasting titan' Wark leaves Newsnight

A host of former political leaders wished Kirsty Wark well as she presented her final Newsnight.
Read More »

She's made her opening gambit. What's the chancellor's long game?

Once a junior chess champion, now Rachel Reeves runs the UK economy. Faisal Islam looks at her strategy.
Read More »

Euro 2024: Excitement hitting fever pitch for fans

Football fever is taking over fans as England and Spain get ready for the Euro 2024 final.
Read More »

'A chance to shake off failure and secure legendary status'

BBC sports editor Dan Roan looks ahead to Sunday night's Euro 2024 final in Germany, where England play Spain looking to "shake off failure and secure legendary status".
Read More »

What are the big security threats coming down the track?

Our BBC Security Correspondent, Frank Gardner, looks at the next foreign policy challenges for Starmer's government.
Read More »

In pictures: Thousands flock to TRNSMT music festival

Following Liam Gallagher's set at Glasgow Green on Friday night, dozens of artists are still to perform.
Read More »

I stepped on a bomb in Afghanistan. Blind running saved my life

Wali Noori, who worked for the British Army in Afghanistan, says he is grateful for his life in the UK.
Read More »

Harry Gleeson: A pardoned man's family bring him home

A man who was wrongly executed for a County Tipperary murder 83 years ago has finally been brought home.
Read More »

What is a crossbow and is owning one legal?

It is legal for over-18s to own crossbows across the UK, with no need for a licence.
Read More »

Calgary analyzing whether it can ease water restrictions as usage decreases

Calgary remains under Stage 3 water restrictions as crews monitor how the city's water system will respond to the easing of water conservation measures.�
Read More »

LCBO scraps plan to open dozens of stores amid ongoing strike

Ontario's primary liquor retailer says it will not be opening some stores during the ongoing strike, walking back its initial plan to reopen select locations with limited hours, starting Friday.�
Read More »

B.C. Wildfire Service says several new fires ignited by lightning

At least five new wildfires were ignited by lightning in British Columbia since Friday, and combined with roughly a dozen other new blazes, the total number burning across the province now stands at more than 150.
Read More »

Denturists, dental hygienists, assistants back dental care plan despite dentists' criticisms

A group representing oral health-care providers have banded together against what it says is misinformation about the Canadian Dental Care Plan, stoked in part by the associations representing dentists.
Read More »

Trade your zucchini loaf for my jar of tomatoes? Why some Canadians are turning to bartering again

Although bartering's roots reach back to ancient times, long before cash and cryptocurrencies, some Canadians are returning to the practice, especially as they grapple with an affordability crisis.
Read More »

Nova Scotia general store marks 185th year in business

Ninety-three year old Albert Annand has shopped at Frieze and Roy in Maitland, N.S.,� throughout his life, but the store is about double his age. The business, considered by many as Canada's oldest general store, is celebrating 185 years of selling goods in the village on the Cobequid Bay.�
Read More »

'These are really hard things to process,' N.S. premier says about youth's death in flash flood

Nova Scotia RCMP say a Wolfville, N.S., youth� died in� Thursday night's flash flood. RCMP spokesperson Staff Sgt. Ed Nugent said the youth was playing with friends at a park on Highland Avenue.
Read More »

'It was noticed,' says Yukon AFN delegate who turned his back on Pierre Poilievre's speech

Duane Aucoin� of the Yukon believes� his message for Pierre Poilievre came across "loud and clear" on Thursday, when Aucoin� stood with his back turned while� the Conservative leader� addressed the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) in Montreal.
Read More »

Merritt, B.C., mayor bills province $103,831.87 for ER closures

Merritt Mayor Mike Goetz says closures force city firefighters to take on extra work, costing local taxpayers.
Read More »

Western University reconsiders ties with Nobel laureate-writer Alice Munro after daughter's disclosure

Western University in London, Ont., has taken a step toward reconsidering its relationship with acclaimed local writer and Nobel laureate Alice Munro, announcing Friday it has decided to pause a chair created in her honour.
Read More »

Victoria Gold warns it might not reopen Yukon gold mine or have the money to remediate it

The failure at the mine site last month saw a landslide rip off part of the mine's heap leach pad, used to process ore and extract gold.
Read More »

Grassy Narrows First Nation taking Ontario to court over Mining Act, lack of consultation on land claims

Grassy Narrows First Nation is taking Ontario to court over the Mining Act, arguing it doesn't require prospectors to consult with First Nations before staking claims on traditional lands. "We will protect our land ... any activity that's in Grassy Narrows territory, we should be consulted," Chief Rudy Turtle told a news conference at Queen's Park on Friday.
Read More »

Campfire ban comes into effect in B.C. amid heightened fire risk

A campfire ban spanning almost all of British Columbia comes into effect Friday, as officials warn the province is heading into a potentially severe wildfire season.
Read More »

Fort William First Nation declares state of emergency over drug epidemic

Fort William First Nation in northwestern Ontario has declared a state of emergency as the community struggles with an ongoing drug epidemic.
Read More »

Poilievre wants to shut down Montreal's supervised drug-inhalation site and others that 'endanger the public'

At a news conference, Poilievre said other federal parties and their supporters in the media "want to make it sound like there's a constitutional obligation" to allow supervised consumption sites to open anywhere.
Read More »

Fredericton Pride cancels festival, board cites 'harassment'

?One of New Brunswick's largest Pride festivals has been cancelled just hours before events were scheduled to start, but there is still a chance the Fredericton Pride festival can proceed with a different host organization.
Read More »

Fewer home sales and lower average housing prices in Canada compared to last year

The Canadian Real Estate Association says while sales were up in June 2024 compared to the month before, they are lower than the same time last year, with a slower market leading to a scaled back forecast for the rest of the year.
Read More »

New Ontario rule barring tow truck drivers with criminal records is 'devastating,' says driver

Tow truck drivers who cannot get certified under new provincial legislation in Ontario due to having a criminal record say that the impact it has on their livelihoods is significant.
Read More »

How climate change affects your health could depend on where you live, study finds

A research team at the University of Alberta has mapped out which neighbourhoods in Edmonton have adapted best to the changing climate.�
Read More »
Get in Touch

Got a Question?

We're here to help. Send us an email or call us at (345) 947-ECAY (3229)