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Photos & Video: Bermuda ANZAC Day Service

Photos & Video: Bermuda ANZAC Day Service

Members of the Australian and New Zealand community in Bermuda gathered in Victoria Park this morning [April 25] to mark ANZAC Day, which commemorates those who served and died in wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations. The Service is traditionally held at dawn in both Australia and New Zealand, with services also taking place around the world... Read more of this article

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Set For April 25

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Set For April 25

The national day of remembrance for the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps [ANZAC] is approaching, with services set to take place on the morning on Tuesday, April 25 at 6.10am sharp at Victoria Park in Hamilton. A spokesperson said, “The annual remembrance dawn service for Anzac Day will be respectfully observed at Victoria Park in Hamilton at... Read more of this article

Accused Drug Mules Post Selfies Before Arrest

Accused Drug Mules Post Selfies Before Arrest

Two Canadian women have been arrested after a cruise ship raid in Australia allegedly netted some $23 million worth of cocaine, with the discovery following a series of stops that included the waters off Bermuda, with the accused documenting their trip on Instagram. A Daily Mail story said, “Two Canadian women accused of smuggling over $30 million... Read more of this article

StarStone To Begin Underwriting In Australia

StarStone To Begin Underwriting In Australia

StarStone, the global specialty insurer and subsidiary of Bermuda-based Enstar Group Limited, announced the creation of an underwriting capability in Australia. The new hub will operate alongside Enstar’s existing Australian operation, subject to regulatory approval. StarStone Australia will be led by Robin Barham and will target specialty business... Read more of this article

Reg Grundy’s Legacy Remembered After Passing

Reg Grundy’s Legacy Remembered After Passing

Television production magnate Reg Grundy – who was Bermuda resident — is being remembered for his accomplishments in the industry. The media mogul, who died at the age of 92, was responsible for such internationally successful Australian-produced shows as ”The Restless Years”, “The Young Doctors”, “Prisoner”... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda ANZAC Day Service

Photos & Video: Bermuda ANZAC Day Service

Members of the Australian and New Zealand community in Bermuda observed their annual day of remembrance for the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps [ANZAC] with a Sunrise Service at Fort Hamilton at 6.15am this morning, Monday, April 25th. While this day originally commemorated dawn landings for a wartime campaign in Turkey in 1915, the day now... Read more of this article

Collie Buddz To Perform First Australian Tour

Collie Buddz To Perform First Australian Tour

Bermudian singer Collie Buddz is getting set to headline his first Australian tour, with shows in three cities in February. The tour includes stops in Brisbane at the Woolly Mammoth on Tuesday, February 9, Sydney at the Factory Theatre on Wednesday, February 10, and Melbourne at the Prince Bandroom on Thursday, February 11. Related StoriesBuddz... Read more of this article

America’s Cup To Be Broadcast In Australia

America’s Cup To Be Broadcast In Australia

Australians can watch every regatta of the 35th America’s Cup on Fox Sports Australia, which has acquired exclusive rights to the event for the region. “With this agreement, Fox Sports has demonstrated a strong commitment to the America’s Cup,” said Harvey Schiller, the Commercial Commissioner of the event. “Australian sailors like Jimmy Spithill... Read more of this article

Bermuda Man Wins On Australian Game Show

Bermuda Man Wins On Australian Game Show

An appearance by the Woods family on game show Family Feud Australia will be helping one man come home to Bermuda to visit his family after his answers lead to the $10,000 grand prize. Dale Woods had to answer questions including naming something you look forward to doing on an airplane; something that it takes two people to do; something that parents... Read more of this article

Over 150 People Attend Anzac Day Celebrations

Over 150 People Attend Anzac Day Celebrations

More than 150 people gathered at 6.00am on April 25 for the 2015 Anzac Day dawn service on Coral Beach, with the crowd including Australian and New Zealanders, Governor George Ferguson, military officers, dignitaries, local residents, and some visitors to the island. Readings and messages from the Prime Ministers and Governor-Generals of both countries... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Finishes 5th In Australia Triathlon

Flora Duffy Finishes 5th In Australia Triathlon

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy finished 5th at today’s [Apr 11] ITU World Triathlon on Australia’s Gold Coast, covering the 1500m swim, 40km rike and 10km run in a time of 1:59:05. The race saw top triathletes from all over the world take part, with Gwen Jorgensen winning the women’s race, while Jonathan Brownlee raced to victory in the... Read more of this article

Video: Australian Senate Questions Tax Dealings

Video: Australian Senate Questions Tax Dealings

The Australian Senate Economic References Committe conducted hearings on corporate tax structure, with Google’s dealings in Bermuda being brought up at one stage of the proceedings. Yesterday [Apr 8], top executives from the Australian branches of Google and Apple appeared at the Australian senate inquiry into corporate tax avoidance, while Microsoft... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Finishes Eighth In Australia Event

Jessica Lewis Finishes Eighth In Australia Event

Paralympian Jessica Lewis began her 2015 competitive year recently in Australia at the Summer Down Under Wheelchair Road Racing Series, with one race in Canberra and another in Sydney, followed by a 10K which is also in Sydney. Ms. Lewis finished eighth in the Open Women’s Division with a time of 34:52, and 30th overall in the event. In a blog... Read more of this article