Tag: u.k.


U.K. Inflation Set To Rise By 5% Early 2022

According to the new chief economist for the Bank of England, the country’s inflation is likely to hit or surpass five percent by early next year. Huw Pill told the Financial Times that the bank would have a decision to make at its next interest rate-setting meeting on November 4. It follows recent comments from Bank of England governor Andrew […]


U.K. — No Plan To Stay In Afghanistan After U.S. Exit

According to a press report, the U.K. has no plan of staying in Afghanistan and will exit the country at the same time as the U.S. The U.K. Defense Secretary Ben Wallace said, “When they [the U.S.] withdraw that will take away the framework… we will have to go as well,” he said. “I don’t think there is any likelihood […]


Rapid Rise In COVID-19 Cases In U.K.

UK’s government reported 53,135 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, the highest number since mass testing started in mid-2020 and up sharply from the previous record of 41,385 set on Monday. The number of new deaths recorded within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test also rose to 414 from Monday’s 357, taking the total since the start of the […]


U.K. Takes Top Spot In COVID-19 Cases In Europe

The U.K. now has the highest number of deaths from COVID-19 in Europe and the second-highest in the world, according to the latest report. The total death count in the U.K. has now reached 30,076 thus surpassing Italy’s 29,684, previously the highest in Europe. The number of deaths in care homes in the U.K. continues to rise, and Prime Minister […]


Jamaica — Russian Tourists Are Coming!

According to Senior Advisor and Strategist, Delano Seiveright, just under 3,000 Russian tourists visited Jamaica between January and the end of June compared to roughly 630 for the same period in 2018. “Much of this is attributable to new, regular nonstop flights between Moscow, Russia and Montego Bay by PegasTouristik/Nordwind, which commenced service on October 26 last year,” Seiveright noted. […]


Top European Christmas Shopping Markets

You might want to spice things up this Christmas by stepping out of those familiar surroundings and finding your way to one of many fabulous Christmas markets that adorn various parts of Europe. Besides the obvious benefit of affording you the chance to get some cool stuff, there is also the added perk of mingling with the locals and finding […]


Jamaica’s Dalton Harris Wins Britain’s X Factor Song Contest

Jamaica’s Dalton Harris, the 24-year-old songbird, hit the X Factor note in high octave to better his rivals Scarlett Lee and Anthony Russell in the ITV singing competition to capture the winning the prize. Singing contest and championship are not new to Harris as he had already won the local Digicel Rising Stars competition in 2010 at the tender age […]


Dalton Harris On The Cusp Of Taking X Factor Grand Prize

Jamaica’s Dalton Harris has cast behind him the controversy which placed him in a spot of bother last week to produce again another commanding performance on Saturday’s semi-finals of the televised talent show X Factor U.K. which puts him in pole position of winning the competition. Earlier in the week, Harris had to deal with a lot of criticisms after a photo […]


Grenada Set To Meet Visitor Arrivals Target

According to a press report, Grenada says it is set to welcome half-a-million visitors to the island with tourism officials backing its “marketing beyond the main hub” campaign. Patricia Maher, the chief executive officer of the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA), reportedly said, “We’re on track to meet our target of 500,000 overall visitors to Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique this […]