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How much plastic are we eating?

How much plastic are we eating?


What’s for dinner? Lego sushi, credit card burgers, or a well-done piece of PVC pipe? These examples may sound extreme, but can easily represent over time the cumulative amount of microscopic pieces of plastic we consume every day. People could...

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Gabby takes a bride

Gabby takes a bride


Cultural Ambassador, the Most Honourable Anthony Gabby Carter wrote a new song today. The lush greenery of Naniki, in Surinam, St Joseph, was the perfect setting for him and his bride Shina Walker to exchange their vows and pledges of love in a be...

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Maradona jersey not for sale, says Hodge

Maradona jersey not for sale, says Hodge


LONDON – Former England midfielder Steve Hodge says he spent a week fending off potential buyers for the shirt worn by Diego Maradona in the infamous 1986 Football World Cup quarter-final but insists it is not for sale. Hodge, 58, swapped shirts w...

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Duchess reveals miscarriage misery

Duchess reveals miscarriage misery


LONDON – Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, an extraordinarily personal disclosure coming from a high-profile British royal. The wife of Prince Harry and former actress wrote about the experience in detail ...

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Climate change advocate meets PM

Climate change advocate meets PM


Prime Minister Mia Mottley met Barbados’ latest social media sensation earlier today. Eleven-year-old Maria Marshall, a first-former at Harrison College, became a household name earlier this month, when an interview with UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador...

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Michael B. Jordan named sexiest man alive

Michael B. Jordan named sexiest man alive


LOS ANGELES – Black Panther actor Michael B. Jordan was named People’s magazine’s ‘sexiest man alive’ on Tuesday, the third Black actor in a row to be given the annual pop culture honor. Jordan, 33, who is single, said the title gave him “a cool f...

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Depp booted from series after losing libel case

Depp booted from series after losing libel case


LOS ANGELES – Johnny Depp on Friday was forced out of the Fantastic Beasts movie franchise days after losing a libel case in Britain against a tabloid that branded him a “wife beater”. The A-list actor, writing on Instagram, said that AT&T Inc...

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Jeopardy host loses battle with cancer

Jeopardy host loses battle with cancer


LOS ANGELES – Game show host Alex Trebek, who as the brainy quizmaster of Jeopardy! became one of the most recognisable personalities on American television, died on Sunday at the age of 80, the show said on its official Twitter account. The Canad...

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Loughlin starts jail term for college bribery scandal

Loughlin starts jail term for college bribery scandal


LOS ANGELES – Full House actress Lori Loughlin began a two-month prison sentence for her role in a vast college admissions fraud scheme to help her daughters gain entry into a top U.S. university, a prison official said on Friday. Loughlin, 56, re...

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New music from former Beatle, Sir Paul, in December

New music from former Beatle, Sir Paul, in December


  LONDON – Paul McCartney will release McCartney III in December, a new collection of stripped-back songs all written, performed and produced by the ex-Beatle, 50 years after his first solo album. Recorded this year in Sussex in southern E...