News

Jasmine presents annual Burns Supper

Spring clean yer kilts, fluff yer sporran and practice the Gay Gordons dance because the Burns Supper is coming.
Read More »

Botanic Park Family Fun Day

Are you looking for something fun to do with the family while getting them out into the fresh air? The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park has just the answer when it hosts its annual Family Fun Day, in partnership with the Garden Club of Grand Cayman.
Read More »

Culture at the Cinema: ‘Antony and Cleopatra’

Shakespeare’s tragedy of “Antony and Cleopatra” is a bit of a somber way to open Culture at the Cinema’s 2019 season, however the choice may be forgiven, considering the rave reviews this particular production has won from critics.
Read More »

‘Something to Wine About’ demystifies wine with comedy

Are you one of those people who wants to order wine for dinner but feels intimidated by your lack of knowledge on the subject?
Read More »

Cayman Youth Orchestra concert

It has long been accepted that giving a child the gift of music can improve their learning skills in other school subjects, particularly mathematics.
Read More »

EDITORIAL – Cayman property: Good news from the ‘home front’

Today’s front-page article about Cayman’s construction industry is the sort of report a CEO would rush to present to his board of directors. After all, who does not like good news?
Read More »

‘No place like home’: Cayman’s residential property boom

The Cayman Islands is a successful and well-known offshore financial center, as well as a popular tourism hot spot, but economic growth in recent years has been driven by an entirely different industry: construction.
Read More »

BAM! Emeril cooks up a storm at Andiamo

World renowned chef Emeril Lagasse kicked the Cayman Cookout up a notch with a lunch event featuring his famous Cajun and Creole cuisine at Andiamo Thursday.
Read More »

Government responds to Cuban migrant protest

Government released a statement on Wednesday night in response to a hunger strike launched Tuesday by eight Cuban migrants at the Immigration Detention Centre.
Read More »

Healthcare costs rise as ‘indigent’ population grows

The amount government spends on funding healthcare for uninsured patients will continue to increase, a senior public health official warned Thursday.
Read More »

Officials break ground on East End affordable homes

The National Housing Development Trust held a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday for the construction of six new affordable homes in East End.
Read More »

Campaign groups plan town hall meeting Saturday

Campaigners for a referendum on the cruise port are hosting a community meeting, bringing together groups working on various related issues including beach access and the proposed development of land on the Barkers peninsula.
Read More »

Cayman Prep student tops world in Cambridge exam

For the second time in three years, a Cayman student has topped one of Cambridge International’s AS Level exams.
Read More »

Cayman Special Olympics star named to NBA event

Championship swimmer Andrew Smilley is now a basketball star.
Read More »

Exciting matchups at PwC Junior Circuit opener

Last Saturday saw the end of the first PwC Junior Circuit tournament of 2019, organized by the Tennis Federation of the Cayman Islands and played at the Cayman Islands Tennis Club courts.
Read More »

Statistics show variety of court cases

From almost 6,000 traffic tickets to over 300 divorce petitions, Cayman’s court system dealt with a myriad of cases in 2018.
Read More »

Dog charity sponsors car boot sale

One Dog At a Time is encouraging people whose homes, garages or cars are overstuffed with things they no longer need to lend a hand to the canine support agency.
Read More »

YMCA hosts Leaders for Youth Conference this weekend

The YMCA’s 4th Annual Leaders for Youth Conference is set to kick off on Saturday, Jan. 19 at St. Ignatius Catholic School Hall.
Read More »

Mitchell: South Korea’s wrong turn

Even the New York Times is reporting that Moon’s statist agenda is not working.
Read More »

Letter: Advice for Cayman’s drivers

Slow down, especially when there is oncoming traffic on narrow roads like South Sound. The brake pedal is next to the accelerator.
Read More »

Mother: We're victims of China's crackdown on Muslim majority Uyghurs

The children's eyes light up when their mother pulls out a photo of her triplets taken shortly after their birth in 2015.
Read More »

Brexit: MPs in plot to take control

An influential cross-party group of MPs is moving to wrest the initiative over the Brexit process from UK Prime Minister Theresa May. CNN has learned that they are planning to introduce legislation on Monday that would scupper the government's Withdrawal Bill and block a "no-deal" Brexit.
Read More »

At least 66 killed after illegal taps in pipe

At least 20 people were killed in central Mexico after a ruptured gasoline pipeline blew up Friday evening, the governor of the state of Hidalgo said.
Read More »

Company honors six killed employees

A Nairobi company has paid tribute to six employees who were killed during an attack in the city on Wednesday, when men armed with guns and explosives stormed a hotel and shopping complex.
Read More »

Winter storm threatens 115 million people

A second wave of winter storms will unload a messy mix of heavy snow, strong winds and frigid temperatures across parts of the Midwest and Northeast over the weekend.
Read More »

Roads melt in Australia's record heatwave

An extreme heatwave already breaking records across Australia is expected to peak in many parts of the country Friday, with temperatures forecast to stay above 40 degrees Celsius (104 F) for the sixth day in a row.
Read More »

World's central banks will have trouble fighting next recession

If there's a serious recession on the horizon, the world's central banks may have trouble fighting it.
Read More »

Tesla cuts 3,000 jobs as Musk cites 'difficult' future

Tesla has announced plans to cut its full-time workforce by 7% as it works to increase Model 3 production.
Read More »

Ford to make all-electric version of its F-150 truck

America's most popular vehicle is going electric. Ford will make an all-electric plugin version of the F-150 pickup truck.
Read More »

Alibaba's 'City Brain' helps cut traffic jams

Traffic used to be a frequent headache for residents in Hangzhou, the eastern Chinese city that's home to Alibaba.
Read More »

Austria continues domination of skiing's fastest race

Throughout the years no country has dominated the prestigious Wengen downhill quite like Austria -- and no country has dominated men's skiing in 2019 quite like the Austrians either.
Read More »

Controversy in Australian men's tennis. Again.

It's all kicking off in Australian men's tennis. Again.
Read More »

Shiffrin wins to continue march towards history

Her domination has forced the wider sporting world to take notice, and now Mikaela Shiffrin has done it again.
Read More »

How life turned 'Krazy' for bar-owning Olympic ski champ

Life after a glittering sports career can feel like a come down for many top athletes, but for Austrian skier Mario Matt the party is still pumping.
Read More »

How the Soviet 'Concordski' crashed and burned

When the Soviet rival to the Concorde made its first foreign appearance at the Paris Air Show in 1971, everyone was impressed. In the heated race to develop a supersonic passenger jet, it was the USSR who got off to a head start.
Read More »

The new 'Stranger Things'?

Simon Stålenhag's paintings are a strange, irresistible mix of mundane scenes from the Swedish countryside and haunting scenarios involving abandoned robots, mysterious machinery and even dinosaurs.
Read More »

11 ads that captured the spirit of the '90s

If "Hasta la vista, baby," "You had me at hello," and "Yada, yada, yada" mean nothing to you, chances are you were not around in the 1990s, a decade whose legacy has yet to fully crystallize in our collective imagination. (These are popular catchphrases from "Terminator," "Jerry Maguire" and "Seinfeld.")
Read More »

Truth about Pompeii's sexually explicit mural

Her gaze may have been obscured for almost two millennia, but visitors to Pompeii's vast archeological dig will soon be able to come eye to eye with Leda, Queen of Sparta, complete with the god Zeus in disguise as a swan, perched on her unclothed lap.
Read More »

Bus driver saves barefoot toddler wandering in the freezing cold

A Milwaukee bus driver went above the call of duty when she stopped to save an unlikely would-be passenger: a toddler.
Read More »

A man's mission to find a kidney donor for his wife goes viral

It was a Friday afternoon like any other. I ate lunch, dropped off my dry cleaning, then stopped by my local Target to pick up some prescriptions.
Read More »

Prince Philip seen behind the wheel two days after crash

The duke has been seen driving at Sandringham, two days after a crash that injured two women.
Read More »

Two dead after pigeon dropping infection at hospital

An investigation is under way after patients contracted a fungal infection associated with pigeon droppings.
Read More »

Jaden Moodie: Murder arrest over 14-year-old's stabbing

An 18-year-old is arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing the 14-year-old in east London.
Read More »

Differences in GP access across England 'shocking'

A BBC analysis suggests there is a shocking variation in access to GPs across England, doctors' leaders say.
Read More »

Windsor Davies: It Ain't Half Hot Mum actor dies aged 88

Windsor Davies was best known for playing Tudor Bryn "Shut Up" Williams in the TV series.
Read More »

Body found in water at Cardiff Bay's Mermaid Quay

Police say they were called to Mermaid Quay after an individual was spotted in the water.
Read More »

Brexit: Theresa May should become mediator, says Sir John Major

Sir John Major says MPs should be given a series of votes on different options to break the deadlock.
Read More »

Firewomen prove they exist to four-year-old Esme

Four-year-old Esme said she thought only men joined the fire service and wished she could be a boy.
Read More »

Super Strong Sophie: Footballer friend leads tributes

Leicester City's James Maddison leads hundreds of tributes as Sophie Taylor dies of cancer.
Read More »

Swinton murder probe: Stabbed mum had 'heart of gold'

Alison Hunt, who was found dead in Swinton, was a "wonderful" mum, her family says.
Read More »

800-calorie diet trial to tackle diabetes in north Wales

Shop worker Pat Andrews was "daunted" by the diet trial but lost 14kg and now feels "wonderful".
Read More »

Windsor Davies in It Ain't Half Hot Mum

The actor, best known as the sergeant major in the 1970s BBC TV series, died on Thursday, his family said.
Read More »

'My brother should talk to who he wants'

How a teenager and her three-year-old brother are teaching people to use sign language.
Read More »

Meet the Avenue Q puppet coach Nigel Plaskitt

Avenue Q puppet coach Nigel Plaskitt passes on his puppeteering skills to young actors.
Read More »

University of East Anglia students offered dog walks to beat stress

The initiative is part of a project using physical activity to improve well-being for students.
Read More »

Ant and Dec reunite for Britain's Got Talent auditions

Ten months after his arrest for drink driving, Ant McPartlin has rejoined Declan Donnelly at the auditions.
Read More »

IVF couple have triplets after sex mistake

Betty Bienias said she was shocked to find out she was expecting triplets - two of which had been conceived naturally.
Read More »

Duke of Edinburgh car crash: 'There was a huge collision'

A witness to the Duke of Edinburgh's car crash describes how he stopped to help.
Read More »

BBC News Channel

BBC coverage of latest developments
Read More »

Why your name matters in the search for a job

Why jobseekers with ethnic names change personal details on their CVs.
Read More »

Can pubs stand many more Dry Januarys?

The abstinence campaign may be good for our health but it has left pubs and brewers feeling nervous.
Read More »

The woman with her head in the clouds

Lisa Wood is taking a picture of the sky almost every single day before she loses her eyesight.
Read More »

Are grey cars really silver? And other car colour questions

Grey has overtaken black as the most popular car colour choice.
Read More »

What's behind the success of Netflix's latest releases?

A look at why Bird Box, You and Sex Education are proving so popular with viewers of the streaming service.
Read More »

Did Boris talk Turkey during Brexit campaign?

The former Foreign Secretary says he didn't say anything about the country during the referendum.
Read More »

Hunted on TV: Could ex-criminal take prize?

Nick Bachelor, who has 41 spent convictions, explains why he went on the run for a TV reality show.
Read More »

Bullied schoolgirl to £1m businesswoman at 20

Liv Conlon set up her first successful business at the age of 13 and says she is "grateful" to the bullies who motivated her.
Read More »

Where the Conservative tribes stand on Brexit

Theresa May is reaching out to other parties to get backing for a deal with the EU - but she still has to convince her own side.
Read More »

Older drivers: Is age a factor behind the wheel?

As the number of over-90s with driving licences continues to rise in the UK, are there any safety fears?
Read More »

Brexit talks: What does the DUP want?

Most things you need to know about the DUP and Brexit can be gauged from the party's name, says Jayne McCormack
Read More »

Brexit: What happens now?

Theresa May has won a no confidence vote in her government. But with her Brexit plan defeated, what now?
Read More »

'I’m just ill – respect me for who I am'

An Edinburgh student is urging people to be more mindful when they interact with people with disabilities.
Read More »

Blizzard conditions, freezing rain expected Sunday for Maritimes

An extreme cold warning continues today in New Brunswick as Atlantic Canada prepares for Sunday's severe winter storm.
Read More »

Federal Liberals announce Richard T. Lee as replacement candidate for Burnaby South

The Liberal Party of Canada will run Richard T. Lee, a longtime MLA, as their candidate for Burnaby South in the federal byelection.
Read More »

Dreadlocked Quebec comic pleads for calm after being told his hair is racist

A Montreal comic who was told he could not perform — or even be in the audience — at a comedy show because his hairstyle was considered racist, is pleading for calm from both sides of the debate.
Read More »

Mother of Humboldt Broncos crash victim pleads for mandatory semi driver training

Carol and Lyle Brons say nothing can bring back their daughter, Dayna, who was killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, but that there is something politicians can do for others.
Read More »

'Another cycle is born': New generation of Indigenous leaders step up in Old Crow

A new chief and council of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation were sworn in this month, all under the age of 40.
Read More »

'Pretty amazing' to see your house on an international stamp, says N.L. family

An image of Edna Breen's house in Ferryland, N.L., will travel the world on an international stamp.
Read More »

They shared a ride to Edmonton. He would later be charged in her best friend's death

On a sunny morning last September, Leanne McGilvery ventured out on a road trip with the man who would soon be accused of killing her best friend, Lindsay Jackson.
Read More »

Thieves rip into St. John's bank with front-end loader, arrests made

Thieves used a front-end loader early Saturday morning to rip away part of the wall of a St. John's bank.
Read More »

Alberta judge says no money for couple charged in son's meningitis death

An Alberta couple facing a retrial in the meningitis death of their son will not get $4 million they wanted the government to give them for past and future legal fees, a judge said Friday.
Read More »

A life of firsts: Ernest Tucker, trailblazing Montreal journalist, dead at 87

Believed to be the first black reporter at the CBC, Ernest Tucker broke the news of John F. Kennedy's assassination to CBC Radio listeners, met Ringo Starr and Louis Armstrong, and mentored generations of journalists as a teacher at John Abbott College.
Read More »

Former mayor Hazel McCallion, 97, to become special adviser to Ford government

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has appointed Hazel McCallion, the 97-year-old former mayor of Mississauga, Ont., as a special adviser.
Read More »

Ontario corrections officers only get a week of training, London jury hears

A former corrections officer at the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre told a London court that provincial jail guards only receive a week of training before starting their jobs and are not required to acknowledge changes to jail policy by their employer.
Read More »

Moose Jaw is no longer home to the world's tallest moose statue. Residents appear ready to rise up

People in Saskatchewan are working to restore Mac the Moose to his former glory, after a moose statue constructed 240 kilometres north of Oslo, Norway, dethroned him as the tallest moose statue in the world.
Read More »

Ex-Mountie avoids jail time after pleading guilty to misconduct in Surrey Six murder investigation

A former RCMP officer won't serve jail time after pleading guilty to breach of trust and obstruction of justice in connection with his misconduct in the investigation into the deadliest gangland shooting in B.C.'s history.
Read More »

'Happy tears': Friday marks 1st payday for reopened Sydney call centre

Spirits were high at the Sydney Call Centre on Friday for the first payday under new management.
Read More »

Transport Canada struggling to buy a bus shell to crash

Crash tests that could make transit buses safer and more resilient in a collision have been stalled because Transport Canada has been unable to purchase a bus shell for testing.
Read More »

Money laundering in B.C. estimated at $1B a year — but reports were not shared with province, AG says

Attorney General David Eby said he's shocked and frustrated because the RCMP and federal government appear to have known about the estimates, but no one told the B.C. government.
Read More »

'A big dose of reality': Toronto homicide detective on lasting effects of Bruce McArthur case

Toronto police Insp. Hank Idsinga said Friday "there is a lot of work to be done" to improve relations between the city's LGBT community and the police force.
Read More »

Canada's review of Huawei won't be derailed by threats, Goodale says

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is brushing off recent threats from China's envoy to Canada, who warned of "repercussions" if the federal government bans the Chinese firm Huawei Technologies from supplying equipment to Canadian 5G networks.
Read More »

'I'm not a liar': Officer admits he kept silent about ex-deputy chief at Oland crime scene

The head of the Saint John Police Force's forensic unit admitted Friday he kept silent about finding the former deputy chief and another officer in the bloody Richard Oland homicide scene.
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)