Liverpool’s halftime chat inspired goal

Liverpool’s halftime chat inspired goal

Liverpool’s 2-0 win at Cardiff City on Sunday restored their two-point lead over Manchester City in the Premier League title race but their inspired breakthrough goal came only as of the result of a halftime chat about set pieces. Juergen Klopp’s side had been struggling to create cle

Climate change protesters halt London street blockade

Climate change protesters halt London street blockade

Some of London’s busiest streets re-opened Monday for the first time in a week as climate change protesters regrouped and plotted a new course after police made more than 1,000 arrests. The so-called Extinction Rebellion took over the heart of the UK capital in a bid to focus global

Boston now a ‘lot angrier’

Boston now a ‘lot angrier’

In the 2016 referendum, the market town of Boston in eastern England was the epicenter of the Brexit vote that shocked the world. Fast forward to now and voters are furious that Brexit has been delayed due to gridlock in parliament, while integration between locals and Bo

CBB issues draft rules on Insurance Aggregators

CBB issues draft rules on Insurance Aggregators

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) yesterday announced issuing draft rules on “insurance aggregators”. Insurance aggregators, according to the CBB statement, are intermediaries with an insurance broker’s license who operate an online platform which provides price comparisons and

KFH Q1 profit rises 17.4pc

KFH Q1 profit rises 17.4pc

Kuwait Finance House (KFH) reported a 17.4 percent increase in its first quarter 2019 net profit thanks to enhanced performance, high operating returns and low expenses First-quarter net profit was KD51.6 Million applicable to KFH shareholders compared to KD44m for the same period last year.

Photo expo to showcase cultures, lives

Photo expo to showcase cultures, lives

Outstanding stories from the Kingdom and well beyond captured through the lenses of 29 male and female photographers will go on display at Bahrain Photographic Society’s first annual exhibition. The “Cultures ... Stories in Pictures” exhibition, co-organised by CAD World Art and

Kingdom to host InsurByte Conference

Kingdom to host InsurByte Conference

Under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB) will host InsurByte Conference 2019, titled “Re-imagining Insurance” on the 12th and 13th of June 2019 at the Gulf Convention Centre. Over 150 companies from over 25 countries, will be interact

Charity raft race raises over BD25,000

Charity raft race raises over BD25,000

The charity raft race organized by the Rotary Club of Sulmaniya at the Al Bander Hotel and Resort in Sitra managed to raise over BD25,000. The 40th Annual Raft Race was held under the theme ‘Challenge Disability’, and hence, funds raised will be used in projects supporting that cause,

Kestrels rescued by animal rights group members

Kestrels rescued by animal rights group members

An animal rights group has rescued three kestrels after a group of men used traps to catch the birds. Kestrels, which are a protected species of birds, was captured by a group of men using traps. However, the Bahrain Society for the Prevention of Cruelty towards Animals (BSPCA) came to its rescue

Final plea verdict date set in policemen murder case

Final plea verdict date set in policemen murder case

A group of 58 defendants accused of killing two policemen and assisting convicts to escape from jail, will learn their fate on May 6. This was announced by the Court of Cassation yesterday. Fifty-eight defendants, including two women, previously received sentences varying between capital

Legislative role lauded

Legislative role lauded

His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday stressed the government’s keenness to boost co-operation with the legislative branch, lauding the role of the Representatives and Shura Council members in serving the citizens and the nation as well as highligh