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Bermudians In UK Invited To Govt Receptions

Bermudians In UK Invited To Govt Receptions

The Government of Bermuda’s London Office is inviting Bermudians living in the United Kingdom to two upcoming Bermuda networking receptions in London and Birmingham. A Government spokesperson said, “The Government of Bermuda’s London Office is inviting Bermudians living in the UK to two upcoming Bermuda networking receptions in London and... Read more of this article

Former Government House ADC Dies At Age 100

Former Government House ADC Dies At Age 100

A one-time Government House aide-de-camp who chaperoned such dignitaries as the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, US Ambassador to the UK Joseph Kennedy and Britain’s World War Two Deputy Prime Minister Clement Attlee during visits to Bermuda has died at the age of one hundred. Frank Giles, who went on to a distinguished career in British journalism... Read more of this article

UK General Election Set For December 12

UK General Election Set For December 12

Political parties in the United Kingdom are preparing for a general election on December 12 following a vote by MPs yesterday [Oct 29]. A BBC story said, “The legislation approved by MPs on Tuesday will later begin its passage through the House of Lords, where it is not expected to be opposed. “Boris Johnson says he is ready to fight a “tough”... Read more of this article

‘Incredibly Productive Series Of Meetings’ In UK

‘Incredibly Productive Series Of Meetings’ In UK

During a day of meetings in London last week, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines met with the Home Office Minister Seema Kennedy MP to “advance the ongoing discussions around the passport issues Bermudians continue to experience since the printing was assumed by the UK Government,” the Government said. Minister Wayne Caines with... Read more of this article

UK And EU Reach Tentative Brexit Deal

UK And EU Reach Tentative Brexit Deal

A new Brexit deal has reportedly been agreed to between the United Kingdom and European Union during a meeting of negotiating teams in Brussels. A BBC story said, “Prime Minister Boris Johnson tweeted: “We’ve got a great new deal that takes back control.” “The two sides have been working on the legal text of a deal, but... Read more of this article

UK Parliament Suspension Ruled Unlawful

UK Parliament Suspension Ruled Unlawful

The supreme court in the United Kingdom has ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament earlier this month was unlawful. A BBC story said, “Mr Johnson suspended – or prorogued – Parliament for five weeks earlier this month, but judges said it was wrong to stop MPs carrying out duties in the run-up to Brexit... Read more of this article

Superintendent Meets UK PM Boris Johnson

Superintendent Meets UK PM Boris Johnson

The Bermuda Police Service’s Naimah Astwood – who was promoted to the post of Superintendent last year, – recently attended the Police Superintendents’ Association conference in the United Kingdom, which was attended by U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Police Commissioner Steve Corbishley tweeted a photo of the pair posing with... Read more of this article

Trial On Planned Terror Attack Begins In UK

Trial On Planned Terror Attack Begins In UK

The trial of Hisham Waheed Muhammad and Faisal Ibn al Hajj Muhammad Abu Ahmad began in the United Kingdom, with the pair accused of offences relating to allegedly planning to carry out a terror attack. This is according to a report in the Manchester Evening News, which said, “A takeaway worker plotted to carry out a ‘lone wolf’ terror... Read more of this article

London Office Interns Gain ‘Invaluable Insight’

London Office Interns Gain ‘Invaluable Insight’

This summer, two Bermudians interned with the London Representative Office in the UK, with Ari Minors and Madeleine Fox, spending thirteen weeks learning about the work of the London Office and gaining an understanding of Bermuda’s relationship with the UK, specifically within the UK Government and UK Parliament. “The interns had the opportunity... Read more of this article

Video: Somers Day Parade In Lyme Regis, UK

Video: Somers Day Parade In Lyme Regis, UK

Lyme Regis recently celebrated its trans-Atlantic friendship with twin town St George’s, Bermuda, at the annual Somers Day parade. This is according to a report from Lyme Online which said, “The parade commemorates Admiral Sir George Somers, a former Mayor of Lyme Regis and MP, who founded the islands of Bermuda in the name of King James VI... Read more of this article

Post-Brexit Working Group To Be Formed

Post-Brexit Working Group To Be Formed

As part of Bermuda’s ongoing preparation, a Post-Brexit Working Group will be formed to “consider and address” any issues required to prepare Bermuda, Premier David Burt said in the House of Assembly today [July 26]. “Now that the leadership process in the UK has been completed and the new Prime Minister had signaled a clear intention... Read more of this article

Boris Johnson To Be New UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson To Be New UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson has been elected as the new leader of the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom, setting him up to succeed Theresa May as Prime Minister. A BBC story said, “Boris Johnson has been elected new Conservative leader in a ballot of party members and will become the next UK prime minister. “He beat Jeremy Hunt comfortably, winning... Read more of this article

Tarik Hill Jailed For ‘Horrific Campaign Of Abuse’

Tarik Hill Jailed For ‘Horrific Campaign Of Abuse’

After being found guilty of multiple charges including false imprisonment, bodily harm and rape, Tarik Hill, 35, was sentenced in a UK Court to a custodial term of 15 years and an extended licence period of five years. A statement from the UK Met Police said, “A man has been sentenced to jail after carrying out a sustained period of domestic... Read more of this article