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Letter: Impressed by governor’s steel pan playing

In a recent homily at my local church, I could have sworn that the celebrant said something along the lines of “dangers lurked in the form of the Pharisees, the scribes and the expats”. I may well have misheard but found it amusing nonetheless.
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Elections Office urges voters to register

If the cruise port referendum is held this year, eligible voters who have not already registered with the Elections Office will not be able to cast a ballot in the historic vote.
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Hyman poised to race world’s fastest sprinters in Qatar

Cayman’s one-man track team is preparing for his biggest race of the year.
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Consecutive contenders head into flag finals

The finals are set to determine the men’s and women’s Cayman Islands Flag Football Association 2019 champions after an intense day of action at Ed Bush Sports Complex on Saturday, 14 Sept., with both title holders getting yet another shot to continue their winning streak.
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Runners and bikers ready for duathlon

The Cayman Islands Yacht Club in Governors Creek will play host to an interesting race on Sunday morning, when an estimated 100 competitors line up to contest the 2019 McGrath Tonner Duathlon.
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Customs seize vaping products in Doctors Express search

Customs and Border Control officers searched Doctors Express Tuesday, days after the medical facility was forced to pull cannabis vaping products from its shelves, according to a government spokesperson.
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Caymanian student featured in British TV station campaign

Artwork created by rising artist and Caymanian student Brandon Saunders is now among idents being used by UK-based television network ITV.
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Cayman solar company powering Bahamas relief effort

A Cayman Islands renewable energy company has been working in the Bahamas to provide emergency power to field hospitals in remote areas.
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Geotechnical study planned for cruise project

Engineers have applied to begin drilling boreholes in the seabed in George Town harbour for a study to help determine the subsurface conditions in advance of the planned cruise port development.
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Cruise campaigners want referendum next year

Campaigners are calling for the people-initiated referendum on the cruise port to take place in January at the earliest.
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Cayman catboats a link to the islands’ past

People watching the water on a bright sunny day late last month would have seen a sight that hearkened back to Cayman’s olden times – a quartet of the islands’ iconic blue and white catboats cutting through the waves as they sailed from West Bay to North Side in an annual race.
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Teacher grants scholarships to five UCCI students

Five University of College of the Cayman Island students have received scholarships from Abbott Aerospace SEZC Ltd.
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Civil Service to mark ‘Car Free Day’

Hundreds of civil servants will be making their way to work on foot, by bus or on bicycles Friday, as Cayman holds its first ‘Car Free Day’.
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Planning minister tours Public Works Department training site

The apprentice training facility being built on the Public Works Department compound and set to open early next year, was visited earlier this month by Minister for Planning Joey Hew, who was updated on the progress of construction which began this summer.
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Cayman journalists to attend UN conference

Two journalists from the Cayman Islands are among the 16 chosen from the Caribbean and beyond to participate in the ‘Islands Voices’ programme organised and funded by the United Nations.
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New specialist at public hospital

The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority has recruited a full-time medical haematologist-oncologist to help enhance its blood diseases and cancer care services.
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Lane at centre of dispute to become public road

A lane at the centre of a dispute between former government minister Mike Adam and his neighbour Wilson Mendoza is being turned into a public road.
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No trespassing

No trespassing — Our editorial cartoon
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Letter: Reader has concerns over cruise dock

We do not need a dock! It will destroy our ocean floor and, I believe, will cause diverse effects. Some time ago, I read about what it would do to our beautiful Seven Mile Beach. It, if I remember correctly, was written by an elderly Caymanian seaman.
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Letter: Mega-ships are not in national interest?

If the Port Referendum Bill is speedily drafted by Cabinet, perhaps the proposed huge mega-cruise ship dock and cargo facilities in Hog Sty Bay will be brought to a vote soon. Is such expensive berthing for mega-cruise ships in the heart of George Town in the national interest of the Cayman Islands?
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Saudi oil attack is a wake-up call for China

Last weekend's drone attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities sent shockwaves through global energy markets and the price of crude spiking.
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The UK is gearing up for its dirtiest election ever

Boris Johnson has been backed into a corner over Brexit. Partly through his own missteps, partly from the growing opposition to his "do-or-die" Brexit plan, Johnson is a man for whom the losses are piling up, while the UK is a country running out of time.
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Sex work is legal here. But only if you register with the police

Due to the stigma associated with sex work in Senegal, the women CNN interviewed asked that their identities be protected. They are identified using pseudonyms.
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Rare footage of Russian warning shots fired at sea

CNN's Brian Todd reports about the relationship between Russia and North Korea after a tense confrontation at sea.
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The most expensive horse ever sold

How much is the world's most expensive horse worth? It's a question with no easy answer, but there are decades' worth of jaw-dropping sums involved.
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Ikea wants to build homes in Britain that cost what the buyer can pay

Ikea conquered the world with inexpensive furniture. Now it's turning its attention to affordable homes in Britain.
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Uber's flying taxis are heading to Melbourne

Uber has picked Melbourne as the first city outside the United States to debut its flying taxis.
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Check out Porsche's first electric car

Porsche unveiled its first electric car, called the Taycan, on Wednesday. The car was introduced in two high-performance versions, the 670 horsepower Taycan Turbo and the 751 horsepower Taycan Turbo S.
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US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters

If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.
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How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis

Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.
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Comedy wildlife photos show animals at their funniest

There are some joke tellers that only a few people find funny, but a true comedy genius will have the whole world laughing.
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The world's 50 best foods

"There is no love sincerer than the love of food," George Bernard Shaw said. Judging by the number of amazing dishes out there, he was right.
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Italy towns will pay you $27,000 to move in

When Italian villages began selling houses for $1, it seemed too good to be true. But the latest offer from Italy is enough to make even that deal look like a ripoff.
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Enormous space hotel to be put into orbit

It's 50 years since man first stepped on the moon, and we're still harboring dreams of escaping life on Earth for the mysteries of space.
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Airplane leaves incredible rainbow trail across sky

An airplane speeds through the clouds, a trail of technicolor contrails following behind, illuminating the sky in dazzling rainbow shades.
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Inside the country's largest sanctuary for abused and neglected donkeys

Mark Meyers believes donkeys are one of the most misunderstood animals.
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One of Hollywood's best-known villains rescues baby trapped in overturned car

One of Hollywood's best-known villains, Danny Trejo, came to the rescue of a baby that was trapped in an overturned vehicle in Los Angeles.
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Bid to oust Labour's deputy Tom Watson

The move will be debated at Labour's conference on Saturday and sources expect the attempt to succeed.
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Huge rise in catalytic converter thefts

The Met Police says catalytic converter thefts almost doubled due to precious metal prices rising.
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Thomas Cook asks government for bailout in funding race

The travel firm faces administration unless it finds another £200m demanded by bank creditors.
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Battle of Arnhem: Mass parachute drop to mark WW2 assault

Prince Charles will join veterans in the Netherlands on the 75th anniversary of the WW2 assault.
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Prince Andrew 'was an abuser', says Epstein accuser

Virginia Giuffre says in a US TV interview that she was "trafficked" to the Duke of York.
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Parade police plan 'range of resources' for Glasgow marches

Police Scotland said "any necessary action" would be taken to avoid disruption during four loyalist marches.
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Mum faces breaking law to get son's epilepsy medicine

Parents face paying thousands or illegal activity to get prescribed cannabis-based medicine.
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Boris Johnson to discuss climate and Brexit at UN gathering

The prime minister will hold talks with Donald Trump and other world leaders in New York.
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Ceara Thacker death: Mental health services 'failed student'

Ceara Thacker, 19, was failed by mental health services before killing herself, her parents say.
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Climate strike: Thousands protest across UK

Schoolchildren and workers down tools and walk out of lessons, demanding "climate justice for all".
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Woman trampled to death by cattle at Linchmere Common, inquest hears

Hilary Adair, 87, was trampled on and repeatedly attacked as she tried to get up, an inquest hears.
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Brexit secretary: EU and UK share common purpose

Both sides promise to look for an agreement ahead of 31 October, following a meeting in Brussels.
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Labour conference: Five things to look out for in Brighton

Brexit battles, election talk and radical policy ideas - what can we expect in Brighton?
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'Cancer treatment broke my heart, but I've survived'

Kreena developed heart failure after being treated for cancer - but has made a remarkable recovery.
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What do you know about saving energy at home? Take our quiz

Do you know the most efficient ways to heat and insulate your home? Take our quiz to find out.
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Ceara Thacker: Why didn't someone tell us our daughter was in trouble?

Ceara Thacker's family say they could have helped if they had known about her poor mental health.
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Gambling: How much do we spend in the UK?

Exactly how much does the UK spend on gambling - and when does it count as an addiction?
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Scotland independence: How did the indyref affect 16-year-old voters?

Catching up with the generation of young voters who went to the polls for the first time to decide Scotland's future.
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Sam Fender: Number one is like being in The Truman Show

As his debut album goes straight to number one, the singer discusses the "surreal" world he's found himself in.
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Climate march organiser: 'This could be a tipping point'

Dylan Hamilton, who helped organise the climate march through Edinburgh, explains why he did it.
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Brexit: What happened at the Supreme Court?

The Brexit battle moved to the Supreme Court as judges decide whether the suspension of Parliament is lawful.
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King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery train on Holkham beach

The horses are seen galloping along the sand and wading through the waves during training.
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How one runner started a group for women of colour

Matilda decided to start the Fly Girl Collective after realising she was in the minority at races.
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Hampshire angler Marina Gibson highlights prejudice in fishing

Marina Gibson uses social media to challenge prejudice and encourage more people to take up angling.
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Hooded Men: 'I believed they weren’t going to let us out alive'

Francis McGuigan says he was subjected to "deep interrogation" by the Army in Northern Ireland in 1971.
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The Papers: EU 'dismisses' backstop alternatives

Saturday's front pages include a leaked memo from Brussels which is critical of the UK's new Brexit proposals.
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Emiliano Sala: Footballer's sister calls post-mortem CCTV pair 'evil'

Two people have admitted accessing images of footballer Emiliano Sala in a mortuary.
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Veteran, 97, hopes to parachute again over Arnhem

Sandy Cortmann plans to make the tandem jump to mark the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden.
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Nearly 200 legally held guns stolen in Northern Ireland in five years

There are approximately 160,000 legally held firearms in Northern Ireland.
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New bus passes: Website still down after 10 days

A scheme for 730,000 people to renew their concessionary passes has been beset with problems.
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Living next door to mum and dad

Why do some people choose to live next door to their parents?
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Toronto man who won $10M in lottery dies under mysterious circumstances in Ethiopia

A Canadian man whose fortunes changed overnight two years ago when he went from being laid off to becoming a multimillionaire has died in Ethiopia, Global Affairs Canada has confirmed.
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B.C. says it hasn't 'consented' to $900M military sexual assault settlement

British Columbia wants a say in the federal government’s proposed $900 million class-action lawsuit settlement with hundreds of current and former members of the Canadian military who allege they were the victims of rampant sexual misconduct.
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Cannabis product not the culprit in Ontario teen's vaping-related illness, health official says

The teen who was hospitalized with a severe vaping-related respiratory illness in London, Ont., did not use a cannabis-related product, the region's medical officer of health told CBC News.
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Langley Conservative candidate mum on connection to blackface performers

Performers playing the role of Black Peter have been part of the Sinterklaas Celebration in Langley going back a number of years.
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When house prices rise, Canadians borrow against their homes and boost their spending

As Canadian home prices rose from 2014 to 2017, many households tapped the value in their homes for other spending, according to an analysis by Bank of Canada economists, and that gave a material boost to the economy as a whole.
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Green Party candidate speaks out about own past using brownface

In wake of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's brownface scandal, the Green Party candidate for Avalon is speaking out about his own past.
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Disenfranchisement and disappointment: Idea of western Canadian separation has deep roots in Prairies

Billboards promoting western separation have popped up in Calgary, Edmonton, Regina and Saskatoon in recent months, reflecting interest in an idea that has deep roots in the Prairie provinces.
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The science behind why vaping is becoming so popular in Canada

Vaping has become a lot more popular in Canada in a short period of time, despite what little is known of its long-term health effects.
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Singh says he'll talk with Trudeau only if it's in private and politics-free

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said today he'd be happy to talk with Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau to discuss racism in the wake of the prime minister's blackface revelations — provided the discussion happens in private and is not used for political purposes.
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TSX closes at record high as oil rally continues

The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark stock index closed at an all-time high of 16,899 on Friday as strong oil prices buoyed the market.
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Liberals promise to prohibit semi-automatic assault rifles, allow cities to ban handguns

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says a re-elected government would ban semi-automatic assault weapons and allow municipalities to restrict, or prohibit, handguns.
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What would happen if Justin Trudeau resigned mid-campaign?

Since the first image of Justin Trudeau in blackface surfaced Wednesday evening, several more have come to light. Here's what we know about the photos and what might happen now.
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Conservatives promise to spend $1.5B to buy new medical imaging equipment

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is promising to spend $1.5 billion to buy new medical imaging equipment for facilities across Canada should his party win next month's federal election.
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All GM's vehicle assembly workers in Oshawa laid off because of U.S. strike

The strike by 49,000 United Auto Workers against General Motors in the U.S. has led to more temporary job losses at GM's assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont.
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Incredibly rare, centuries-old book on insects returns to Newfoundland

Entomologia Terrae Novae, a rare manuscript of insect illustrations created in Newfoundland, is returning to the island after nearly two centuries of absence.
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Peeling paint on your white Toyota? Help may be on the way

Toyota Canada says it will follow Toyota USA's lead and implement a program to repair peeling paint on some white vehicles.
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Moncton woman desperate for news of husband, children missing in Bahamas after Dorian

Bovena Tucker is sick with worry, having not heard from her husband and three adult children since Hurricane Dorian struck their home in Bahamas nearly two weeks ago.
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Alberta parents David and Collet Stephan found not guilty in their toddler's death after retrial

David and Collet Stephan, an Alberta couple who treated their son's illness with natural remedies rather than taking him to a doctor, have been found not guilty in the toddler's death after a retrial.
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B.C. man shown with Trudeau in brownface photo says he doesn't believe Liberal leader is racist

Sunny Khurana's children were students at Vancouver's West Point Grey Academy in 2001, when the school held a fundraising gala with an "Arabian Nights" theme.
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Do parties even have to put out a platform? Your election questions as Week 2 begins

Answers to some of the most frequent — and most intriguing — questions we've been getting as the federal election campaign enters Week 2.
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