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Video: Under 17 Rugby Team Travels To UK

Video: Under 17 Rugby Team Travels To UK

Following an all-star game, intense training, and a visit from Premier Michael Dunkley and the Minister for Community, Culture and Sports Patricia Pamplin Gordon, the Bermuda U17 rugby squad has set off for the United Kingdom. The team will be in the UK for eight days as they take on a number of teams around London, with 26 players traveling to take... Read more of this article

Top Officers From UK And US Praise Regiment

Top Officers From UK And US Praise Regiment

Generals from the United Kingdom and United States recently gave the island’s defense force their seal of approval, with Bermuda Regiment CO Lt Col Michael Foster-Brown saying that the visit from senior military figures “heralded a new era of cooperation between the three countries – as well as increased opportunities for Regiment soldiers... Read more of this article

Man Charged Following Fatal Collision In UK

Man Charged Following Fatal Collision In UK

69-year-old Malcolm Griffiths has been charged in a UK court with causing death by careless driving after 20-year-old motorcyclist William Ruewell was killed in a crash with his car in West Sussex last year. Mr. Griffiths — who the British media are reporting is from Landmark Drive, Southampton, Bermuda — was arrested following the fatal... Read more of this article

Minister: UK Offers Support For Airspace Initiative

Minister: UK Offers Support For Airspace Initiative

The U.K. Department for Transport [DfT] offered its “full support” of the Bermuda Airspace initiative, Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell said today [Feb 13] in the House of Assembly. “Bermuda’s airspace is of strategic and operational importance to the United States National Airspace System [NAS] and is... Read more of this article

MP Gauke: 33 Not Signed Up To Public Register

MP Gauke: 33 Not Signed Up To Public Register

UK Financial Secretary to the Treasury David Gauke said he does not agree with the idea of putting Overseas Territories on a blacklist when “33 out of 34 OECD countries have still not signed up to a public register.” The comments from Mr. Gauke –a  Conservative MP – follow after UK Opposition Leader Ed Miliband sent a letter... Read more of this article

Travers: Miliband Is “Hopelessly Out Of Touch”

Travers: Miliband Is “Hopelessly Out Of Touch”

The chairman of the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange has accused UK Labour Party leader Ed Miliband of being “hopelessly out of touch in relation to international tax avoidance.” Chairman Anthony Travers’ comments follow a letter from Mr Miliband to the leaders of Britain’s Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies. Mr Miliband’s... Read more of this article

Bermuda Government: Surprised & Disappointed

Bermuda Government: Surprised & Disappointed

The Government of Bermuda noted the comments from UK Opposition Leader Ed Miliband, saying they are “surprised and disappointed that the island has been included in the list of referenced territories which lack openness in such areas as ultimate beneficial ownership of companies.” This follows after Mr Miliband sent a letter to Overseas... Read more of this article

UK Labour Leader: ‘Writing To Put You On Notice’

UK Labour Leader: ‘Writing To Put You On Notice’

UK Opposition Leader Ed Miliband is reported to have sent a letter to Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies saying that within 6 months of the election of Labour government, they will be required to produce a publicly accessible central register of beneficial ownership. “If any Overseas Territory or Crown Dependency does not meet this deadline,... Read more of this article

Minister Crockwell’s Trip To London Cost $5,956

Minister Crockwell’s Trip To London Cost $5,956

A trip last month by Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell to London cost $5,956.39, according to the latest listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as December 14 – 16, 2014, and the webpage listing said, “The Ministry of Tourism Development and Transport made a presentation to... Read more of this article

Portsmouth Predicts $187 Million Into Economy

Portsmouth Predicts $187 Million Into Economy

The America’s Cup qualifiers which will be held in Portsmouth, UK are expected to attract some 160,000 spectators and pump more than £120m [$187 million] into the local economy, according to a report from the Portsmouth press. The report said, “As we start 2015, excitement is building to when the eyes of the world will be on the city as an... Read more of this article


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