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Google shifted $23 billion to tax haven Bermuda in 2017: filing

AMSTERDAM: Google moved 19.9 billion euros ($22.7 billion) through a Dutch shell company to Bermuda in 2017, as part of an arrangement that allows it to reduce its foreign tax bill, according to documents filed at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce. The amount channeled through Google Netherlands Holdings BV was around 4 billion euros more than in 2016, the documents, filed on Dec. 21, showed. “We pay all of the taxes due and comply with the tax laws in every country we operate in around the world,” Google said in a…

VIDEO: Monstrous 14-pound lobster caught off Bermuda beach

A monstrous lobster weighing around 14-pounds was caught by fishermen off Bermuda coast last week. The creepy pictures and video of the lobster can certainly haunt some. According to reports, the lobster was believed to be brought in by Hurricane Nicole. Hurricane Nicole reached speeds of around 115mph and wreaked havoc through parts of the Caribbean. In the days that followed, a charter boat from Bermuda was fishing for snapper when it landed the giant lobster. He was then released back into the sea. According to…

‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Nicole now threatens Bermuda

MIAMI: Bermuda braced for Hurricane Nicole on Thursday as the powerful Category-Four storm churned toward the islands already buffeted by tropical storm conditions, forecasters said. "On the forecast track, the core of Nicole will pass near Bermuda later this morning," the US National Hurricane Centre said. The storm's top sustained winds were around 130 miles (210 kilometres) per hour, with higher gusts, the Miami-based NHC said. Nicole was about 100 miles (165 kilometres) south-west of the tiny British islands in the…