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Island politicians want role in choosing governors

Leaders of UK overseas territories want a say in deciding how governors are chosen, according to a report in the Bermuda Sun. The call is said to have been made by politicians from eight of the territories who met in … Continue reading

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Goats? That’s nothing: Bermuda chickens go on the run

And we thought St Helena had it bad enough, with a few goats getting on the government’s butt. And cats. Okay, and a vast number of rats. In Bermuda, an entirely different species has gone wildly out of control, and officials … Continue reading

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Plastic Brits? Overseas territories athletes line up at Olympics

Citizens of the UK’s overseas territories have been branded “plastic Brits” in the run-up to the 2012 Olympic Games, but one of them is now a strong contender to win a gold medal for Britain. Shara Proctor of Anguilla is … Continue reading

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Blinded governor makes light of attack injury

The diplomat who was blinded in one eye by a London mugger has taken up his duties as the new governor of Bermuda, just five weeks after the attack. After being sworn in, George Fergusson said: “I am delighted to … Continue reading

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Governor-to-be is blinded in attack

The man chosen to be the next governor of Burmuda has been blinded in one eye in a street attack in the UK. A man has been arrested in connection with the assualt in London. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office … Continue reading

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