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Weather: America’s Cup Cancelled Today In UK

Weather: America’s Cup Cancelled Today In UK

Due to “extreme weather” in Portsmouth, England today’s [July 26] America’s Cup racing has been cancelled. A statement from the organisers said, “After discussions with the America’s Cup organising committee due to extreme weather we have had to take the difficult decision to cancel today’s racing and Louis... Read more of this article

Premier On Pre-JMC; Departs For Portsmouth

Premier On Pre-JMC; Departs For Portsmouth

Following the completion of the Pre-Joint Ministerial Council [JMC] Meetings, which have been termed as “quite productive”, Premier Michael Dunkley is currently in the UK for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Portsmouth which takes place today [July 25] and tomorrow. The Premier who departed Bermuda last evening, will be joined by... Read more of this article

No Airport Debt Can Appear On Balance Sheet

No Airport Debt Can Appear On Balance Sheet

The cost of the airport construction “must be wholly borne by CCC and the selected developer and sub-contractors” and “no debt should appear” on the Government’s balance sheet, the Entrustment letter says, with the letter also stating that the “continued deterioration of Bermuda’s fiscal situation” is a “cause... Read more of this article

“Let Us Approach UK Government In Strength”

“Let Us Approach UK Government In Strength”

[Updated with video] There is “strength in unity” and “that unity is increasingly important in our relationship with the UK Government,” Premier Michael Dunkley told leaders of the UK Overseas Territories today, saying that “as we prepare for this year’s Joint Ministerial Council, let us approach the UK Government in... Read more of this article

British Airways Cancels Today’s Flight To London

British Airways Cancels Today’s Flight To London

[Updated] British Airways has cancelled today’s [July 15] flight to London, with both flight #2233 set to arrive from Gatwick, London at 6.30pm, and flight #2232 set to depart for London this evening showing as cancelled. All other flights today — serving the United States and Canada — are scheduled to operate as normal. Update 10.44am:... Read more of this article

Parents Trying To Move Forward After ‘Dark Days’

Parents Trying To Move Forward After ‘Dark Days’

Malcolm Griffiths has been found guilty in a UK court of causing death by careless driving following a collision that claimed the life of 20-year-old William Ruewell, whose parents said they are trying to “pull our lives back together and move forward as a family from what have been many dark days.” Mr. Griffiths was arrested following... Read more of this article

UK Fire Officer Meets With Bermuda Fire Service

UK Fire Officer Meets With Bermuda Fire Service

On Wednesday, May 20, while in Bermuda here on vacation, Assistant Chief Fire Officer [AFCO] Ryan of the Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service paid a courtesy call to the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Senior Management Team. Several areas of mutual interest were discussed, and ACFO Ryan was able to provide the Senior Management team with “current... Read more of this article

Video: Opposition Leader On Meeting With FCO

Video: Opposition Leader On Meeting With FCO

The PLP delegation returned from the UK this evening [May 21] after meeting with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office [FCO], and the Commonwealth Parliament Association [CPA] regarding the airport redevelopment plan and other matters. The PLP previously said that both meetings were held on Wednesday [May 20] and the “official agenda for these... Read more of this article

PLP Delegation In UK: Meeting Over Airport

PLP Delegation In UK: Meeting Over Airport

A PLP delegation is currently in the UK, with the party saying they plan “to meet with representatives from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office [FCO], and the Commonwealth Parliament Association [CPA] regarding the OBA plan for airport redevelopment and other associated controversies regarding the governing One Bermuda Alliance.” The... Read more of this article

“The Sun Never Sets” On Overseas Territories

“The Sun Never Sets” On Overseas Territories

The sun still “never sets over the British Empire” as the sun never actually sets on the British Overseas Territories, although it comes within just 8 minutes of it each June, according to a new website thesunneversets.net. A well known phrase from the 19th century, the saying “The sun never sets on the British Empire” reflected... Read more of this article

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