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Premier’s Visit To United Kingdom Cost $6,279.57

Premier’s Visit To United Kingdom Cost $6,279.57

A trip in September 2016 by Premier Michael Dunkley to the United Kingdom to conduct meetings with Ministers of the new UK Government cost $6,279.57, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from Thursday, September 01, 2016 – Friday, September 02, 2016, and the web page listing said,... Read more of this article

Video: Athenaeum Hotel In London, UK

Video: Athenaeum Hotel In London, UK

[Written by Don Burgess] One of London’s best places to stay is the Athenaeum Hotel. Overlooking Green Park in Piccadilly in the heart of Mayfair, the five-star luxury hotel was rated one of the world’s best by Travel and Leisure in 2008. Jeremy Hopkins, general manager of the Athenaeum Hotel, said staff training is key in understanding the guest... Read more of this article

Premier: UK Meetings Were ‘Productive & Fruitful’

Premier: UK Meetings Were ‘Productive & Fruitful’

This week’s meetings in the United Kingdom were “productive and fruitful”, according to Premier Michael Dunkley, who concluded his discussions with UK officials earlier today. The Cabinet Office noted that the overall purpose of the Premier’s London visit was to “build an open line of communication with the new UK administration under Prime... Read more of this article

Premier Attends Meetings In United Kingdom

Premier Attends Meetings In United Kingdom

Earlier today, Premier Michael Dunkley held meetings at No. 9 Downing Street with Robin Walker, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Exiting the European Union. “Discussions were frank in terms of having a direct understanding of Britain’s exit from the European Union [Brexit] and what a likely relationship is moving forward,”... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley Traveling To UK For Meetings

Premier Dunkley Traveling To UK For Meetings

The Cabinet Office is advising that the Premier, Michael Dunkley, will be in the United Kingdom this week to participate in meetings with UK Government representatives. “This will be the first opportunity the Premier will have to meet government officials following the appointment of new Prime Minister Theresa May and her Cabinet,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: British Airways i360 Tower

Photos & Video: British Airways i360 Tower

[Written by Don Burgess] Bermuda residents will be able to use British Airways’ new arrival and departure areas at Gatwick starting on January 24. That is the day BA will move from the North Terminal to the South Terminal and offer up a better travel experience for fliers. Colm Lacy, head of Commercial British Airways Gatwick, told Bernews “This... Read more of this article

Photos: Sir George Somers Statue Unveiled In UK

Photos: Sir George Somers Statue Unveiled In UK

A statue of Sir George Somers was recently unveiled in his hometown of Lyme Regis in the United Kingdom, with the town paying homage to his legacy. The statue was unveiled by Lyme Regis Town Crier Alan Vian, with the Mayor of St George’s, Quinell Francis, in attendance to present a specially commissioned painting by Jill Raine to Lyme Regis Mayor... Read more of this article

Marketing Push Aimed At Enticing UK Visitors

Marketing Push Aimed At Enticing UK Visitors

The Bermuda Tourism Authority is making a “marketing push” in the United Kingdom, with online and digital out of home advertisements recently targeting potential visitors. A statement from Media Agency Group said, “Media Agency Group is proud to showcase its latest multi-format advertising campaign with the Bermuda Tourism Authority,... Read more of this article

Court: Jahmico Trott Charged In UK Murder

Court: Jahmico Trott Charged In UK Murder

Jahmico Trott has been charged in the murder of 27-year-old Oliver Tetlow, who was shot dead in London, UK on the night of March 9, becoming the fourth man to be charged in relation to the crime. A BBC story says, “Jahmico Trott, 28, of Shawheath Close, Hulme, Manchester, is accused of killing 27-year-old Oliver Tetlow. “Mr Tetlow, from... Read more of this article

Column: Bermuda’s Role In Brexit Negotiations

Column: Bermuda’s Role In Brexit Negotiations

[Opinion column written by Gregory Francis] As interested parties queue to gain access to the table – or at least the overflow CCTV room – in the upcoming Brexit negotiations, Bermuda seems to have lost pole position to the more agile Crown Dependencies. On 30 July the UK Prime Minister said she appreciated the Crown Dependencies’ belief they... Read more of this article

Column: How Should Bermuda Handle Brexit?

Column: How Should Bermuda Handle Brexit?

[Opinion column written by Gregory Francis] Being There for Brexit Bermuda’s Premier is in the dark about Brexit. So is the UK PM in many respects. But the challenge that Premier Dunkley faces, like all past heads of government, is how to stay informed so that events in London don’t take you by surprise. As Bermuda decides just what it wants from... Read more of this article

Premier: Govt Has Held Discussions With UK

Premier: Govt Has Held Discussions With UK

Speaking today in the House of Assembly today [July 15] Premier Michael Dunkley provided an update on the Government’s engagement regarding the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, saying that “in consideration of the potential impact of the UK decision on Bermuda, the Government has held discussions with officials within the UK Government... Read more of this article

Premier Congratulates New British Prime Minister

Premier Congratulates New British Prime Minister

Premier Michael Dunkley joined world leaders in extending congratulations to newly appointed British Prime Minister Theresa May, sending formal correspondence to the Prime Minister earlier today [July 14] expressing well wishes on behalf of Bermuda. In an excerpt from the letter, Premier Dunkley wrote, “Congratulations on your recent appointment as... Read more of this article