Tag: United Kingdom

Bermuda Day To Be Celebrated In London

Bermuda Day To Be Celebrated In London

Spredluv and CKC Corp are getting set to host the sixth annual Bermuda Day in London on Sunday, May 4, 2014 from 12.00pm through 2.00am at Lockside Lounge in the Camden Lock in London’s Camden Town. The promo flyer said, “Come and sample a taste of Bermuda in the heart of London’s Camden Town. “The event will include live music,... Read more of this article

UK Plan New Penalties For Offshore Tax Evasion

UK Plan New Penalties For Offshore Tax Evasion

The UK government plan to introduce new rules which will make it easier to prosecute individuals who hide their money offshore. According to the official UK Government website, under the plans announced by the Chancellor, HM Revenue & Customs [HMRC] would no longer need to prove that individuals who have undeclared income offshore intended to evade... Read more of this article

Appeal Posted For Bermudian In UK [Cancelled]

Appeal Posted For Bermudian In UK [Cancelled]

[Updated: Appeal cancelled] A homeless Bermudian living in London is seeking donations to get back to Bermuda – according to an appeal posted on the popular crowd funding website GoFundMe. The appeal’s stated fundraising goal is £1,200 [$2,013], and so far it has raised £170 [$285] from three people since April 1st. “I am so deeply... Read more of this article

Queen Elizabeth Extends Her Condolences

Queen Elizabeth Extends Her Condolences

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth has expressed her condolences following the passing of former Premier, Sir David Gibbons. Sir David passed away on Sunday March 30. In a statement issued through Government House, the Queen said: “I was saddened to learn of the death of Sir David Gibbons. “He played an important part in Bermuda’s development,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Garden To Feature In London Show

Bermuda Garden To Feature In London Show

The Fairmont Hamilton Princess announces today that the hotel has sponsored “The Bermuda Double Fantasy Garden” at the Chelsea Flower Show taking place in May 2014 in London. Previous Chelsea Flower Show exhibitor and medal-winner Dominique (Nicky) Gurret has designed the garden following a naturalist theme inspired by John Lennon’s visit to the... Read more of this article

British Airways Begins Daily Schedule Today

British Airways Begins Daily Schedule Today

British Airways will commence its daily schedule today [Mar 30] offering locals daily flights to and from London, United Kingdom. Bermuda Manager Marianne Wilcox said, “We are delighted to once again commence a daily service to and from London every day of the week until the end of October. “BA 2233 leaves London Gatwick at the slightly later... Read more of this article

Premier, Minister Richards In London For Talks

Premier, Minister Richards In London For Talks

Premier Craig Cannonier is in London this week to resume talks with Islamic Finance stakeholders at the Global Islamic Finance and Investment Group [IFIG] Conference. He is accompanied by the Minister of Finance Bob Richards and the Secretary to the Cabinet Dr. Derrick Binns. The Cabinet Office said, “While in London he will also engage in a number... Read more of this article

Minister: Police & Hampshire Constabulary MOU

Minister: Police & Hampshire Constabulary MOU

Minister Of National Security Michael Dunkley gave an overview on the Bermuda Police Service’s partnership with the Hampshire Constabulary, which enables the Special Constables to effectively investigate serious crimes onboard Bermuda registered vessels following a vessel’s arrival into a Hampshire port. On 22 January 2014, 16 officers from Hampshire... Read more of this article

Hampshire Police: Special Constables Sworn In

Hampshire Police: Special Constables Sworn In

Today [Jan 22] officers from Hampshire Constabulary became Special Constables for the Bermuda Police Service, enabling them to effectively investigate serious crimes onboard Bermuda registered vessels in Hampshire ports. A total of 16 staff from the Hampshire Major Investigation Team – 14 detectives and two police staff investigators – were formally... Read more of this article

Report: UK Failing To Protect Territories Wildlife

Report: UK Failing To Protect Territories Wildlife

The United Kingdom is not doing enough to protect endangered species in Bermuda and its other overseas territories, according to a report in The Guardian. The report focuses on the contention by UK MPs on the environmental audit committee [EAC] that only 0.3 percent of the government’s biodiversity conservation budget is spent on species in overseas... Read more of this article


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