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Man Charged With Murder Of MP David Amess

Man Charged With Murder Of MP David Amess

25-year-old Ali Harbi Ali has been charged  in an English court with the murder of British MP David Amess –  who served as the Chair of the Britain-Bermuda All-Party Parliamentary Group –  according to the UK media. The Guardian’s report said, “Prosecutors have charged a man with the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess... Read more of this article

“Sir David Was A Great Friend To Bermuda”

“Sir David Was A Great Friend To Bermuda”

[Updated] Premier David Burt has extended condolences following the death of Sir David Amess — who served as the Chair of the Britain-Bermuda All-Party Parliamentary Group –  who died after being attacked at a constituency meeting in the United Kingdom. Premier Burt tweeted, “Saddened to hear of the death of Sir David Amess MP, Chair... Read more of this article

Mary Prince, Earl Cameron On London Tube Map

Mary Prince, Earl Cameron On London Tube Map

[Updated] Bermudian national hero Mary Prince and legendary actor Earl Cameron have both been featured on London’s Black history tube map, celebrating their contribution to Black British history. The Transport For London website said, “We’ve teamed up with the Black Cultural Archives to launch the first ever Black history tube map, celebrating... Read more of this article

Simons Attends Conservative Conference In UK

Simons Attends Conservative Conference In UK

Opposition Leader Cole Simons is currently in the United Kingdom, attending the Conservative Party Conference 2021 meeting in Manchester, England. The theme of the four-day national conference event is:’ Deliver on the people’s priorities and getting on with the job to Build Back Better.’ Former Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper –... Read more of this article

England Updates International Travel Rules

England Updates International Travel Rules

England has advised that “the rules for international travel to England will change from the red, amber, green traffic light system to a single red list of countries and simplified travel measures for arrivals from the rest of the world.” The section from their official website said: From 4am Monday 4 October 2021, the rules for international... Read more of this article

Reinsurers Paid $35.2 Billion To UK Policyholders

Reinsurers Paid $35.2 Billion To UK Policyholders

From 2016 to 2020, Bermuda [re]insurers paid out US$35.2 billion to UK policyholders and cedants for large catastrophes, property and casualty losses and life insurance claims, the Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA] said. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Monetary Authority [Authority or BMA] completed its United Kingdom [UK] Data Claim Survey in June... Read more of this article

Man Given 30 Month Prison Sentence In The UK

Man Given 30 Month Prison Sentence In The UK

Trundae Darrell has been given a 30-month prison sentence after being convicted of drug offences in England. A statement from Staffordshire Police said, “A 30-year-old man has been jailed after being convicted of drug offences in Tamworth. “Trundae Darrell was detained by officers conducting a section 17 search on 31 March 2021. Three... Read more of this article

England To Upgrade Bermuda To ‘Green List’

England To Upgrade Bermuda To ‘Green List’

According to an update today [June 24] on their official website, England will move Bermuda to the ‘Green List’ on Wednesday June, 30th. England rates countries and territories as red, amber or green for coronavirus; red is, in effect, the worst ranking with England only allowing people who have been in nation classified as red in the last... Read more of this article

Bermudian To Lead Pride Event In London

Bermudian To Lead Pride Event In London

Christopher Joell-Deshields is serving as Executive Director of Pride in London, leading a team of six directors and over 200 volunteers to organise the parade, which is a major event that attracts tens of thousands of participants. The Bermudian — who noted that London is his second home as “Bermuda will always be my first” —... Read more of this article

$450K For BIOS Fish Biodiversity Research

$450K For BIOS Fish Biodiversity Research

Marking World Environment Day, the U.K. Government has announced over £8 million for projects in Overseas Territories, including £316,829 [$449,249] for the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences to “assess the mobile fish biodiversity for Bermuda’s deep seas.” In an online post, Government House said, “On World Environment Day 2021... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Message From The Queen

Bermuda Day Message From The Queen

Noting it is the “special occasion of your Bermuda Day,” Queen Elizabeth II has extended her “best wishes to the people of Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “Today, H.E. Ms. Rena Lalgie, Governor and Commander-in-Chief conveyed a message from Her Majesty the Queen to Premier, the Hon. David Burt, JP,MP and the people of Bermuda.” Her... Read more of this article

Bermuda Placed On UK Amber List For Travel

Bermuda Placed On UK Amber List For Travel

The UK Government has issued its ‘red, amber and green list rules for entering England’ and has included Bermuda on their ‘Amber List’. A Government spokesperson said, “The UK Government has today issued its ‘red, amber and green list rules for entering England’ and has included Bermuda and other Caribbean Territories on their ‘Amber... Read more of this article

One-Minute Silence To Honour Prince Philip

One-Minute Silence To Honour Prince Philip

Government House announced that there will be a National one-minute silence at the start of The Duke Of Edinburgh’s Ceremonial Royal Funeral tomorrow [April 17]. Government House said, “There will be a National one-minute silence in the UK at 1100 Bermuda [1500 UK] on Saturday 17 April 2021 at the start of Prince Philip’s Ceremonial Royal... Read more of this article