Scandal involving British governor rocks Bermuda
An election victory by the ruling United Bermuda Party was overshadowed by the disclosure that the British Foreign Office has asked for a report on alleged financial irregularities involving the British governor of the island. Britain confirmed that Gov. Sir Richard Posnett's expense account is being investigated.Skip to next paragraph
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The Bermuda government has told Britain it wants Sir Richard sent home. The demand came eight days before a visit by Queen Elizabeth II.