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Bajan dancers to perform with Brooklynettes in November

Come November a select group of local dancers will get the opportunity to showcase their skills on the international stage. Six of them have been selected to perform with the Brooklynettes, the official dancers for the Brooklyn Nets NBA basketball team. It’s the second time a group of dancers will do so, following the first […]

Sports

DVM upset Club United in BVA KO

The newest club on the block – Development Volleyball in Motion,  pulled off a five set victory over Club United when the Goddard Enterprises Limited senior women’s knockouts continued Tuesday night at the Wildey gym. There were also wins from UWI Blackbirds and Chargers, while in the lone men’s game, Deacons prevailed. CBC’s Damien Best […]

International News

Trudeau vows to continue campaign amid blackface scandal

 (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to continue his re-election campaign and asked for forgiveness on Thursday after pictures of him in blackface emerged less than five weeks before the national vote. The Liberal Party leader’s campaign has been upended since Time magazine on Wednesday published an image of the prime minister, who […]

China’s new mega-airport ready to open

Protests as five-week Parliament suspension begins

Sarah Palin’s husband ‘files for divorce’

Business

Wall Street mixed as Microsoft climbs and Apple dips

(Reuters) – Wall Street ended mixed on Thursday, with a gain in Microsoft offsetting a dip in Apple, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left the door open for further monetary easing. Microsoft (MSFT.O) rose 1.8% after unveiling a $40 billion stock buyback plan, while Apple (AAPL.O) declined 0.8% […]

Stake in CARILEND Caribbean sold

Comptroller to address BCCI luncheon

Government to relaunch network

Caribbean News

Humberto packs a punch as it nears Bermuda

Tropical-storm-force winds began battering Bermuda on Wednesday afternoon as Hurricane Humberto bore down on the island packing 120 miles per hour winds and bringing the threat of up to six inches of rain. Humberto was due to come within about 90 miles of Bermuda at 8 p.m. (local time) on Wednesday when the island will […]

Credible elections will be held at the right time – says Granger

Chastanet says fake Facebook profile created in his name

Barbadians rise to help Bahamas

Off Beat News

France’s Maurice the Rooster Faces Noise Complaints in Court

Call it cock-a-doodle-due-process. After being dragged into a French court over complaints that his early-morning crowing was a nuisance, Maurice the Rooster has been vindicated. This week, a judge ruled the bird has every right to follow his natural instincts and crow his little tail off.

USA- Bride told maid of honor she could wear ‘anything’

Bride devastated as sister-in-law ruins bridal shower and her wedding day

California company wants to pay you $100,000 to quit your job

Technology

Huawei Mate 30 Pro ditches Google Apps, keeps Android

Can Huawei make great phones without the full power of Google’s Android operating system behind it? We’re about to find out. The Chinese giant on Thursday unveiled the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro, its latest flagship phones, at an event in Munich. The phones will ship with state-of-the-art hardware, including four rear cameras, but […]

Technology

Mark Zuckerberg tells lawmaker he’s not selling WhatsApp or Instagram

Facebook has repeatedly been confronted by calls, including from one of its own co-founders, to split Instagram and WhatsApp off from the social network. But it seems the chances of that happening keep getting slimmer. US Sen. Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, said Thursday in a tweet that he met with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg […]

Entertainment

Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Show on Amazon

Lining up your streaming plans for the weekend? Rihanna is headed to Amazon Prime Video on Friday. But don’t expect her music. Expect her lingerie. Yup. In case you didn’t know, the pop singer sells bras, underwear, bodysuits, leggings, sleepwear, slips, robes and other non-digital wearables, and they’re about to make their way down the […]

Barbados News Entertainment

Bajan dancers to perform with Brooklynettes in November

Come November a select group of local dancers will get the opportunity to showcase their skills on the international stage. Six of them have been selected to perform with the Brooklynettes, the official dancers for the Brooklyn Nets NBA basketball team. It’s the second time a group of dancers will do so, following the first […]

Entertainment

Groovy! Vinyl records will soon outsell CDs for first time since 1986

Hit that needle-scratch sound effect. Sales of vinyl records may soon start generating more annual income than compact discs for the first time since 1986, Rolling Stone reported on Friday.