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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

Bermuda On Dutch ‘Low-Tax Jurisdictions’ List

Bermuda On Dutch ‘Low-Tax Jurisdictions’ List

[Updated] Bermuda is one of 21 nations and territories included on a list of low-tax jurisdictions released today by the Netherlands Government in what they said was an aim to “implement new measures to combat tax avoidance,” with the European nation listing jurisdictions that “either have no corporation tax or have a corporation tax... Read more of this article

Seismic Tests Could Harm Whales In Atlantic

Seismic Tests Could Harm Whales In Atlantic

The announcement of the approval of five requests from companies to conduct seismic tests in the Atlantic Ocean could harm thousands of dolphins and whales, according to various international media reports. A story in the Los Angeles Times says, “The Trump administration is preparing to take an important step toward future oil and natural gas... Read more of this article

Banks Fishing As Investigation Launches In UK

Banks Fishing As Investigation Launches In UK

The UK National Crime Agency confirmed it “initiated an investigation” concerning Leave.EU and individuals including Arron Banks, and as the news broke yesterday, Mr Banks tweeted that he was “fishing in Bermuda” and then sent a subsequent tweet of a photo of himself titled “gone fishing.”According to the BBC, the... Read more of this article

Report: UK Renews Crackdown On Tax Evasion

Report: UK Renews Crackdown On Tax Evasion

“The U.K. renewed its attack against offshore tax evasion with plans to publish a new compliance strategy around the overseas entities that wealthy individuals use to conceal their assets,” according to a report from Bloomberg. The story said, “The U.K. renewed its attack against offshore tax evasion with plans to publish a new compliance... Read more of this article

AIG’s Brexit Restructure Approved In UK Court

AIG’s Brexit Restructure Approved In UK Court

American International Group, Inc. [AIG] announced that its European subsidiary, AIG Europe Limited [AEL] has received approval from the High Court of England & Wales to transfer its business into two new entities: American International Group UK Limited [AIG UK] and AIG Europe SA [AESA] in preparation for the UK’s exit from the European Union. This... Read more of this article

Parkland Corporation To Acquire 75% Of SOL

Parkland Corporation To Acquire 75% Of SOL

Canada’s Parkland Fuel Corporation and SOL Limited have entered into an agreement which will result in Parkland acquiring 75% of SOL Limited for US $1.21 billion. Parkland President and CEO Bob Espey said, “The addition of SOL will extend our global supply reach and enable us to continue to build our supply advantage to benefit our entire... Read more of this article

Red Cross Launch Disaster Appeal After Tsunami

Red Cross Launch Disaster Appeal After Tsunami

The Bermuda Red Cross has launched a disaster appeal for those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, which has devastated the nation, leaving over 800 people dead. “The toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia soared to 832 confirmed dead today, with authorities fearing the numbers will climb as rescuers grappled to get... Read more of this article