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Video: Premier David Burt On BBC World News

Video: Premier David Burt On BBC World News

Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt appeared on the BBC World News programme ‘Talking Business’ with host Aaron Heslehurst as part of a round of media briefings at the end of a series of official meetings in Europe. Over the last week, the Premier has completed meetings with European Union and OECD representatives in Brussels and... Read more of this article

Premier Burt Continues Talks With UK Officials

Premier Burt Continues Talks With UK Officials

Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt continued a busy week of talks as he met with UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in London. “The Premier completed meetings with European Union and OECD representatives in Brussels and Paris and spent today actively engaged with UK Ministers and other officials discussing various matters of importance... Read more of this article

Column: Brexit’s Impact On Overseas Territories

Column: Brexit’s Impact On Overseas Territories

[Opinion column written by Paul Hare] When the Brexit referendum result was announced last June, I was working on the Turks and Caicos Islands, one of the UK’s overseas territories in the Caribbean. A collection of about 40 tropical islands, of which eight are inhabited, people there were shocked at the result. They were annoyed they hadn’t had... Read more of this article

Bermudians Urged To ‘Remain Vigilant’ In UK

Bermudians Urged To ‘Remain Vigilant’ In UK

The Government of Bermuda London Office has advised “Bermudians in the UK to remain vigilant of their surroundings” following the events in London yesterday morning. An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a terror offence in connection with Friday’s attack on a London Tube train, in which 30 people were injured after the explosion... Read more of this article

‘Call On UK To Commit Immediate Resources’

‘Call On UK To Commit Immediate Resources’

On behalf of the Leaders of the Overseas Territories, in his capacity as President of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association [UKOTA], the Premier of Bermuda David Burt has “expressed deep concern and sympathies for all those affected by Hurricane Irma, and other current related developments.” Multiple British Overseas Territories... Read more of this article

UK Police Appeal: Missing Visitor From Bermuda

UK Police Appeal: Missing Visitor From Bermuda

The Greenwich Police in the UK have released a public appeal to “locate missing Trounsell Thompson-Ming,” who they said was a “visitor from Bermuda,” who was last seen at the Notting Hill Carnival on August 28th.The tweet, which was posted on the verified Greenwich MPS account, said, “Please help locate missing Trounsell... Read more of this article

Simmons & Lightbourne Jailed In The UK

Simmons & Lightbourne Jailed In The UK

Sharnell Simmons and Kyle Lightbourne were jailed in the UK following their convictions in a cocaine smuggling plot, according to a story in the Hull Daily Mail. The story said “A cleaner at Hull’s ferry terminal uncovered a cocaine-smuggling plot when she found £24,500 worth of the Class A drug hidden beneath tourism leaflets in the arrivals... Read more of this article

Overseas Students/Residents Survey Launched

Overseas Students/Residents Survey Launched

Generation Next has launched an online survey aiming to compile the relevant data on the number of Bermudians who are abroad and, in particular, those in the U.K. Generation Next said, “Are you a Bermudian living, studying, or working abroad or will be departing within the next twelve months for these purposes? “If so, Generation Next would... Read more of this article

Photos: HRH Princess Royal’s Visit To Bermuda

Photos: HRH Princess Royal’s Visit To Bermuda

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence attended a tree-planting at Government House yesterday morning [June 25] while also attending a reception ceremony. After the ceremony, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Christ Church Warwick. She was escorted into and out of the church by Rev. Alistair Bennett. Her... Read more of this article

Photos: Princess Royal Arrives In Bermuda

Photos: Princess Royal Arrives In Bermuda

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence arrived in Bermuda last night [June 24]. Government House said, “During their time in Bermuda, Her Royal Highness and Sir Tim will attend a Reception at Government House, Morning Service at Christ Church Warwick, the 35th America’s Cup and visit Commissioner’s House.” Related... Read more of this article

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