Tag: United Kingdom

“Mother England: What Can She Be Thinking?”

“Mother England: What Can She Be Thinking?”

“It’s one thing for Britain to flirt with, or appease, the European Union’s bureaucratic bullies in Brussels, but it is quite another to attempt to export their toxic economic orthodoxy 4,800 miles west to their territories in the Caribbean,” a recent editorial from the Compass Cayman said. The editorial – titled “Mother... Read more of this article

BA Flight On Despite UK Air Traffic Control Glitch

BA Flight On Despite UK Air Traffic Control Glitch

Airline passengers are facing what is being called “widespread flight disruption” by the BBC, following a technical problem at the United Kingdom’s air traffic control centre, however the Bermuda flight has left the United Kingdom. A British Airways spokesperson said, “All airlines at Heathrow and Gatwick airports have been affected... Read more of this article

Finance Minister Updates On His Visit To The UK

Finance Minister Updates On His Visit To The UK

The UK Government “told the world” that they would ensure that the UK and its Territories would create a publicly accessible central register of Beneficial Owners of companies, which was done without prior consultation with the Territories, Minister of Finance Bob Richards said today [Dec 5] in the House of Assembly The Minister was speaking... Read more of this article

Opposition In ‘Full Support Of Minister’s Position’

Opposition In ‘Full Support Of Minister’s Position’

The Opposition is in “full support” of the position Finance Minister Bob Richards has taken in regards to the UK’s request pertaining to a beneficial ownership public registry, Opposition Leader Marc Bean said in the House of Assembly yesterday [Nov 29]. In 2013, the G7 — which consists of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan,... Read more of this article

UK Assessments Of Military Threat To Territories

UK Assessments Of Military Threat To Territories

The UK Ministry of Defence “undertakes regular assessments of potential military threats to all overseas territories to ensure that we retain an appropriate level of defensive capability to address any such threats,” the British Minister of State told the UK Parliament on Tuesday [Nov 25]. Bermuda is one of 14 British Overseas Territories... Read more of this article

Report: Bermuda “Refuses” Cameron Request

Report: Bermuda “Refuses” Cameron Request

“David Cameron’s campaign to destroy the ‘cloak of secrecy’ around the ownership of offshore companies has been snubbed by the richest and most important of the UK’s overseas territories,” a report from the UK’s Independent claims. Their report said, “Bermuda boasts of being the ‘risk capital of the world’... Read more of this article

Convicted Rapist Jailed For 16 Years In UK

Convicted Rapist Jailed For 16 Years In UK

Andrew Williams, who is originally from Bermuda, was jailed for 16 years after being convicted of rape and causing grievous bodily harm in the UK, according to the Hackney Gazette. The 29 year old was ordered to serve two-thirds of his sentence in custody and will serve an extended license period of five years following his release. The Hackney Gazette... Read more of this article

Video: Man Escorted From Airport By Police

Video: Man Escorted From Airport By Police

[Updated] A heavy police presence was seen at the airport this evening [Nov 4] greeting the incoming British Airways flight from London, with police officers seen escorting a man in handcuffs. The man shielded his face while being escorted, however unofficial reports suggest the person may be Patrick Stamp, who is wanted in connection with the murder... Read more of this article

British Airways Moves To Winter Schedule

British Airways Moves To Winter Schedule

British Airways moves to its winter schedule this Sunday, October 26th. British Airways’ Bermuda airport manager, Marianne Wilcox, said that the Bermuda to London will operate five days weekly from this Sunday until March 2015. Winter flights will be operating Tuesdays through Fridays and also on Sundays. “Customers travelling this week... Read more of this article

Gonzalo Remnants Affect UK, At Least Two Dead

Gonzalo Remnants Affect UK, At Least Two Dead

Two or three people — reports from out of the UK vary — have been killed in the United Kingdom as a result of the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo, with a woman killed by a falling tree, while a man died after being crushed a by van when the jack collapsed. The death of a a 63-year-old man who died after his car crashed into a bridge near... Read more of this article


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