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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

UK TV Show “X Factor” To Film In Bermuda

UK TV Show “X Factor” To Film In Bermuda

The Bermuda Tourism Authority announced that the UK TV show “The X Factor” will be filming in Bermuda from August 20th – 23rd. BTA has partnered with the Fairmont Hotels, to support the show, both logistically and financially as it films ‘judges houses’ using iconic Bermudian locations including the Fairmont hotels as a backdrop... Read more of this article

UK Overseas Territories Minister Quits Position

UK Overseas Territories Minister Quits Position

The United Kingdom’s Foreign Office Minister – the Minister responsible for British Overseas Territories such as Bermuda – quit his post recently, citing a salary that could not cover the costs of living with his children in London. Mark Simmonds, the Member of Parliament for Boston and Skegness in Lincolnshire, resigned while reportedly... Read more of this article

UK: We Have “Full Confidence” In The Governor

UK: We Have “Full Confidence” In The Governor

UK Minister for Overseas Territories Mark Simmonds has rejected a call from the Opposition that Governor George Fergusson be recalled, saying, “I have full confidence in the Governor and do not intend to recall him.” Background On July 4th the House of Assembly passed a Motion which proposed the Governor appoint a Commission of Inquiry into... Read more of this article

Govt. House On UK Passport Extension Process

Govt. House On UK Passport Extension Process

This afternoon Government House provided the following update on UK Passports and travel to the US. A Government spokesperson said, “Travellers to the United States whose UK [not Bermuda BOTC] passports will shortly expire or have expired within the last three months can apply to Government House for their passports to be extended for 12 months. “The... Read more of this article

British Airways Seat Sale: $907 Inc. Taxes/Fees

British Airways Seat Sale: $907 Inc. Taxes/Fees

This month British Airways celebrates the 77th anniversary of flights between Bermuda and London. Imperial Airways, which later became British Airways, first flew the flying boat ,”Cavalier”, in 1937. Through the years they have operated a variety of aircraft, and now British Airways operates a Boeing 777 aircraft with a daily service to... Read more of this article

UK Govt. On Visa Free Travel In Schengen Area

UK Govt. On Visa Free Travel In Schengen Area

The UK Government has provided some additional information about the recently announced visa free travel for Bermuda passport holders within the Schengen Area, a policy which came into effect on June 9th, 2014. The Schengen Area currently consists of 26 nations Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Exporters Eligible For UKTI Scheme

Bermuda Exporters Eligible For UKTI Scheme

The Governor today, speaking to the Chamber of Commerce, announced that Bermuda businesses involved in export would now be eligible for a market support scheme operated by UK Trade & Investment. The programme, Overseas Market Introductory Service [OMIS], can help companies at any stage of exporting, from finding new markets to setting up an operation... Read more of this article


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