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Govt House Gardens To Close On Sunday

Govt House Gardens To Close On Sunday

Government House Gardens will not be open to members of the general public on Sunday [June 25] due to the visit of Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence this weekend. Government House said, “Due to the visit of Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence this weekend, Government... Read more of this article

HRH Princess Royal & Sir Tim Laurence To Visit

HRH Princess Royal & Sir Tim Laurence To Visit

Government House today [June 9] announced that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence will make an official visit to Bermuda later this month. Government House said, “Government House is pleased to announce that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence will make an official visit to Bermuda... Read more of this article

Ben Ainslie: ‘Thoughts & Prayers Go Out To All’

Ben Ainslie: ‘Thoughts & Prayers Go Out To All’

“Hard to take the news of more attacks in London. Thoughts and prayers go out to all those involved,” Sir Ben Ainslie said. The comments from Ainslie — the skipper of British team Land Rover BAR who is in Bermuda taking part in the America’s Cup — follow after last night’s terror attack in London, which left seven... Read more of this article

BA Bermuda Flights To Resume Service Today

BA Bermuda Flights To Resume Service Today

Following the major IT failure experienced throughout yesterday, British Airways is “working hard to fully restore all global IT systems,” the company said today. A spokesperson said, “At London Gatwick the flight to Bermuda, BA 2233, is expected to operate as usual today [May 28] as well as the return flight to London, BA 2232, this... Read more of this article

Premier: Thoughts & Prayers With Manchester

Premier: Thoughts & Prayers With Manchester

[Updated] Premier Michael Dunkley has written to British Prime Minister Theresa May expressing Bermuda’s “shock and horror” following last night’s terrorist attack in Manchester. In a formal letter on behalf of Bermuda, the Premier wrote, “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims, those injured, and... Read more of this article

UK Museum Launch Land Rover BAR Exhibition

UK Museum Launch Land Rover BAR Exhibition

With the 35th America’s Cup on the Bermudian horizon, the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, UK has launched an exhibition featuring Land Rover BAR’s quest: Britain’s Challenge for the America’s Cup. This brand new exhibition, which offers free entry, will provide insight into the intricacies of the racing, along with the preparation needed... Read more of this article

OT Register Amendment Withdrawn In UK

OT Register Amendment Withdrawn In UK

Legislation in the British House of Lords that would have forced Bermuda to make public a long standing register of corporate beneficial owners, has been withdrawn, the Ministry of Finance confirmed today, with the Minister of Finance calling it “a good day for Bermuda.” “Bermuda is the only country known to have an up-to-date register... Read more of this article

UK MPs Discuss Bermudians Movement In EU

UK MPs Discuss Bermudians Movement In EU

The impact of Brexit on Bermudians freedom of movement in the European Union was recently discussed in UK Parliament, with Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Robin Walker saying the “post-exit immigration rules that apply to British nationals in the EU will be the subject of negotiations, as will the detail of the future relationship between... Read more of this article

UK Prime Minister Calls Snap General Election

UK Prime Minister Calls Snap General Election

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is planning to call a snap general election on June 8, with a Commons vote on the proposed election to take place tomorrow [April 19]. A BBC story said, “UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call a snap general election on 8 June. She said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership... Read more of this article

UK Internship Program & Summer Employment

UK Internship Program & Summer Employment

The Department of Workforce Development and the Bermuda London Office are reminding Bermudians that applications are still being accepted from those currently studying and residing in the United Kingdom for internship opportunities. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Workforce Development and the Bermuda London Office is reminding... Read more of this article

British Airways Unveils New Lounges At Gatwick

British Airways Unveils New Lounges At Gatwick

British Airways has unveiled its luxurious new premium lounges and check in area at Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal, with the company saying it will “enhance the travel experience for customers to Bermuda, whose flights depart from and arrive at London Gatwick South Terminal.” A spokesperson said, “With sweeping views of the runway,... Read more of this article

Premier ‘Closely Following’ Brexit Developments

Premier ‘Closely Following’ Brexit Developments

Earlier today [March 29], British Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed that the UK had triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – thus beginning a legal process that formally signals Britain leaving the European Union. Premier Michael Dunkley said, “We have been closely following today’s developments in the UK Parliament. The public will be aware... Read more of this article

Flags At Cabinet And Govt House At Half-Mast

Flags At Cabinet And Govt House At Half-Mast

As a mark of respect for the victims of the attack in London, flags at the Cabinet Building and Government House were at half-mast yesterday. Following the attacks, Governor John Rankin said he is grateful to the Premier, the Leader of the Opposition and the many other people in Bermuda who have expressed their sympathy and support. “As Prime Minister... Read more of this article