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British Airways Cancel ‘Nearly 100%’ Of Flights

British Airways Cancel ‘Nearly 100%’ Of Flights

Due to industrial action by the British Airline Pilots Association [BALPA], British Airways have cancelled “nearly 100%” of their flights, including the flights to and from Bermuda today and tomorrow.A statement on the main British Airways website said, “We understand the frustration and disruption BALPA’s strike action has caused... Read more of this article

BA Pilots Advise They Will Strike In September

BA Pilots Advise They Will Strike In September

The British Airline Pilots Association [BALPA] has given notice to British Airways that it will call on its members to strike on 9th, 10th and 27th September 2019. A statement from the Association said, “Over several days of ACAS talks BALPA put forward a number of packages that we believe would have resolved this dispute without a strike, and... Read more of this article

Post-Brexit Working Group To Be Formed

Post-Brexit Working Group To Be Formed

As part of Bermuda’s ongoing preparation, a Post-Brexit Working Group will be formed to “consider and address” any issues required to prepare Bermuda, Premier David Burt said in the House of Assembly today [July 26]. “Now that the leadership process in the UK has been completed and the new Prime Minister had signaled a clear intention... Read more of this article

Boris Johnson To Be New UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson To Be New UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson has been elected as the new leader of the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom, setting him up to succeed Theresa May as Prime Minister. A BBC story said, “Boris Johnson has been elected new Conservative leader in a ballot of party members and will become the next UK prime minister. “He beat Jeremy Hunt comfortably, winning... Read more of this article

Bermudian Aboard Cruise Ship During Tragedy

Bermudian Aboard Cruise Ship During Tragedy

Bermudian Dr. Kyjuan Brown planned to enjoy a cruise in Europe on the Norwegian Epic, however tragedy struck when a fellow passenger went overboard, with the Coast Guard and the ship’s passengers – including Dr. Brown – taking part in a search that sadly proved to be unsuccessful. When the woman was first reported missing, the ship’s... Read more of this article

Man Claiming To Be Son Seeks Part Of Fortune

Man Claiming To Be Son Seeks Part Of Fortune

A man claiming to be Reg Grundy’s son has joined the battle for the late television mogul’s $900 million estate, which includes a luxurious property in Bermuda, where the Australian tycoon and his wife lived for many years. This according to a report in the Daily Mail, which citing the Australian Daily Telegraph, said,  “A man claiming... Read more of this article

New Zealanders To Hold Candlelight Vigil

New Zealanders To Hold Candlelight Vigil

This coming Thursday [March 21] a group of New Zealanders that live in Bermuda will be holding a candlelight vigil in remembrance of those impacted by the tragic events in New Zealand. The Vigil will follow the devastating terrorist attack in New Zealand in which at least 50 people were killed and 50 were wounded in terror attack targeting two mosques... Read more of this article

Muslim Community Thank Everyone For Support

Muslim Community Thank Everyone For Support

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Bermuda strongly condemned the despicable attack against peaceful worshippers in New Zealand, and expressed their thanks to everyone in Bermuda who spoke out “against this atrocity and showed their support to the local Muslim Community.” Their comments follow after the horrific terrorist attack in New Zealand... Read more of this article

Minister & Governor Visit Bermuda Mosques

Minister & Governor Visit Bermuda Mosques

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines and Governor John Rankin visited Mosques across the island today [March 15] to show their support for the Muslim community following the devastating attack on Mosques in New Zealand. At least 49 people were killed and 20 were seriously injured in the terrorist attack targeting two Mosques in the New Zealand... Read more of this article

UK Parliament: British MPs Vote To Delay Brexit

UK Parliament: British MPs Vote To Delay Brexit

British MPs voted in favor of delaying the Brexit process in UK Parliament today, with British lawmakers agreeing to delay their exit from the European Union, which was originally scheduled to take place on March 29th. This comes after British MPs rejected the UK leaving the EU without a deal by 321 to 278 votes on Wednesday, and MPs voting against... Read more of this article

Column: UK MPs Vote Against No-Deal Brexit

Column: UK MPs Vote Against No-Deal Brexit

[Opinion column written by Christoph Meyer] Parliament has voted against leaving the European Union without “a deal”. Having lost a second vote on her withdrawal agreement on March 12, May agreed to let MPs vote on whether they would accept leaving the EU without a deal on March 13. They voted 321 to 278 against no deal under any circumstances. Some... Read more of this article

Report: Plans To Integrate WhatsApp, IG & FB

Report: Plans To Integrate WhatsApp, IG & FB

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, plans to integrate the social network’s messaging services of WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger, according to a story in The New York Times. While they are all owned by the same company, the three social networks and messaging services operate separately now, with their services extremely popular... Read more of this article

Column: Theresa May’s ‘Plan B’ Brexit Options

Column: Theresa May’s ‘Plan B’ Brexit Options

[Opinion column written by Christopher Kirkland] The heavy defeat for Theresa May’s government on its Brexit plan is a further stumbling block on the path to the UK’s exit from the EU. Given the scale of the defeat, by a majority of 230, it’s unlikely that the prime minister will be able ask parliament to vote on her unrevised plan again – despite... Read more of this article