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Prince Edward Visits Land Rover BAR’s Base

Prince Edward Visits Land Rover BAR’s Base

On Sunday, His Royal Highness, Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex, visited Ben Ainslie’s British America’s Cup team, Land Rover BAR’s, base in Bermuda. Bermuda is the host venue for the 35thAmerica’s Cup and half the team relocated from the Portsmouth HQ at the end of 2016, in preparation for the racing which starts on 26th May. The America’s... Read more of this article

Prince Edward Presents Edinburgh Gold Awards

Prince Edward Presents Edinburgh Gold Awards

It was another full day of activities for His Royal Highness the Earl of Wessex, who is currently in Bermuda participating in events associated with the Duke of Edinburgh International Award Bermuda. Today Prince Edward presented 17 young Bermudians with the Gold Awards, which is considered the pinnacle of achievement as part of Duke of Edinburgh Awards... Read more of this article

Photos: Earl Of Wessex Visits CedarBridge

Photos: Earl Of Wessex Visits CedarBridge

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex  has arrived in Bermuda and is currently embarking on several community engagements throughout the Island as part The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award [Bermuda]. HRH Prince Edward, who arrived last evening [March 2], is visiting Bermuda from March 3- 5. Earlier today, The Earl of Wessex visited CedarBridge... Read more of this article

HRH Prince Ali Of Jordan Visits Bermuda

HRH Prince Ali Of Jordan Visits Bermuda

FIFA Presidential candidate HRH Prince Ali of Jordan visited Bermuda last night [Dec 8] whilst en route on a trans-Atlantic flight, taking time to meet with both the Bermuda Football Association Executive Council and Minister of Community, Culture and Sports Patricia Gordon-Pamplin. “Prince Ali met with the Bermuda FA Executive Council where... Read more of this article

The Duchess Of Gloucester Wraps Up Royal Visit

The Duchess Of Gloucester Wraps Up Royal Visit

This weekend the Governor and Mrs Fergusson welcomed HRH The Duchess of Gloucester to Government House for her third visit to Bermuda as Colonel-in-Chief of the [now] Royal Bermuda Regiment. The highlight of the visit was the Bermuda Tattoo at the Royal Naval Dockyard celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Regiment, but in a busy programme Her Royal... Read more of this article

Photos: HRH Duchess Of Gloucester In Bermuda

Photos: HRH Duchess Of Gloucester In Bermuda

[Updated with video] Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester arrived in Bermuda this evening [Oct 23], where she was greeted at the airport by dignitaries including Governor George Fergusson and Premier Michael Dunkley before being escorted away with a police motorcade.The Duchess of Gloucester, who is Colonel-in-Chief of the Bermuda Regiment,... Read more of this article

Duchess of Gloucester To Visit In October

Duchess of Gloucester To Visit In October

Government House today [Aug 24] announced that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester will make an official visit to Bermuda between 23 and 25 October 2015. “As Colonel-in-Chief of the Bermuda Regiment, she will attend the Bermuda Tattoo 2015 as part of the Bermuda Regiment’s 50th Anniversary and visit the Regiment’s Headquarters at... Read more of this article

Report: “Fled To An Exotic Island In Bermuda”

Report: “Fled To An Exotic Island In Bermuda”

According to a report from the English language Serbian news site Inserbia, “Crown Prince Alexander Karadjordjevic and his wife Katherine fled to an exotic island in Bermuda although their debt for electricity amounts to over six million dinars [69,000 dollars]“. The report said the debt for electricity for White Palace and the Palace where... Read more of this article

Serbia’s Royal Couple “In Love” With Bermuda

Serbia’s Royal Couple “In Love” With Bermuda

HRH Crown Prince Alexander II and HRH Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia are presently vacationing in Bermuda, and the couple had high words of praise for the island, saying that they “fell in love” with Bermuda and that arriving here is like “arriving in another world.” The couple has visited the island before, and are staying... Read more of this article

The “Playboy King’s” 1941 Visit To Bermuda

The “Playboy King’s” 1941 Visit To Bermuda

In 1941, ex-King Carol II of Romania – nicknamed the Playboy King - made a stop in Bermuda with his mistress Elena Magda Lupescu, after having been forced to abdicate his throne. Known more for his romantic adventures than for his leadership skills, King Carol [1893 – 1953] was married three times, and ended up in exile. Ex-King Carol II and... Read more of this article

Former Iranian Queen Sought Solace In Bermuda

Former Iranian Queen Sought Solace In Bermuda

After her husband divorced her in 1958 as she could not have children, the former Queen of Iran spent time in Bermuda, a place she called “an ideal refuge for a woman in my mental state.” Journalists followed her to the island and her sojourn here made news around the world. In her late teens Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari became Queen Soraya... Read more of this article

Historical Video: Queen’s Visit In 1953

Historical Video: Queen’s Visit In 1953

Queen Elizabeth II visited Bermuda as part of her Coronation Tour in November 1953, the first stop on a major tour of the Commonwealth that began that year following her coronation five months earlier.The Queen and the Duke left London by plane in November and visited Bermuda, thence on to Jamaica where they boarded S.S. ‘Gothic’ which... Read more of this article

Princess Royal Plants Olivewood Tree

Princess Royal Plants Olivewood Tree

Earlier today [June 5] HRH The Princess Royal planted an Olivewood tree on the northwestern grounds of Government House, just a few feet away from the two Olivewood trees that were planted by Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince and Princess Edward, Earl and Countess of Wessex when they visited Bermuda in March. Related StoriesPrince Edward... Read more of this article