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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

Scotland Votes ‘No’ To UK Independence

Scotland Votes ‘No’ To UK Independence

Scotland will remain a part of the United Kingdom following a vote for independence that saw 55 percent of Scots vote ‘No’. As the BBC reports, “With the results in from all 32 council areas, the ‘No’ side won with 2,001,926 votes over 1,617,989 for ‘Yes’. “Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond... Read more of this article

20 Year Old Killed In UK Road Collision Named

20 Year Old Killed In UK Road Collision Named

The 20-year-old motorcyclist who was killed in a road accident that reportedly involved a Bermuda driver in the United Kingdom on Sunday [Aug 24] has been identified as William Phillip Frederick Ruewell, of West Chiltington Lane, Billingshurst [pictured left; photo courtesy The Argus]. The 69-year-old Bermuda driver of the car involved in the crash... Read more of this article

Man Arrested Following Fatal UK Collision

Man Arrested Following Fatal UK Collision

According to a news report from the UK, a 69-year-old Bermuda man on holiday in the United Kingdom has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following an automobile accident that left a 20-year-old motorcycle driver dead. A report in the Littlehampton Gazette says, “The 20-year-old motorcyclist, who was riding a Honda... Read more of this article

Bermuda Mention On BBC “Would I Lie To You”

Bermuda Mention On BBC “Would I Lie To You”

The BBC game show “Would I Lie to You?” recently featured a Bermuda connection, with one contestant’s lie using the island as its main staging point. The show sees contestants tell fanciful stories, with others required to guess whether or not the stories are true after the fact. Bermuda featured in “Would I Lie to You?”During... Read more of this article


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