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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

Photos & Video: Regiment Perform Rifle Salute

Photos & Video: Regiment Perform Rifle Salute

[Updated with photos and videp] The Royal Bermuda Regiment will perform a rifle salute at 12 noon today [April 10] to commemorate the life of Prince Philip. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that at 12 noon, today on the grounds of Government House, there will be a rifle salute performed by members of the Royal Bermuda Regiment... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader Extends Condolences

Opposition Leader Extends Condolences

Opposition Leader Cole Simons offered condolences on the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Mr Simons said, “On behalf of the One Bermuda Alliance, we join the global chorus of tributes offered to the Queen and the entire Royal Family to extend our sincere condolences on the loss of His Royal Highness Prince Philip,... Read more of this article

Dr. Brown Extends Condolences To Royal Family

Dr. Brown Extends Condolences To Royal Family

“Wanda and I would like to extend our deepest condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family on the passing of The Duke of Edinburgh,” former Premier of Bermuda Dr Ewart Brown said.“On Prince Philip’s visit to Bermuda in 2009, we found him to be thoughtful, engaging, and witty — an energetic and delightful presence... Read more of this article

DofE Bermuda Pay Tribute To Prince Philip

DofE Bermuda Pay Tribute To Prince Philip

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award [DofE] in Bermuda offered condolences following the passing of Prince Philip, who died earlier today at age 99. A spokesperson said, “It is with great sadness that The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Bermuda acknowledges the death of our Founder HRH The Duke of Edinburgh KG, KT. “Sixty-five years ago, His Royal... Read more of this article

Premier And Governor Extend Condolences

Premier And Governor Extend Condolences

Premier David Burt and Governor Rena Lalgie both offered condolences following the passing of Prince Philip, who died earlier today at age 99. Premier David Burt offered condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family, saying: “The world remembers a long and full life, lived to the fullest by a man of unstinting devotion to duty. “Prince... Read more of this article

Royal Family Announce Death Of Prince Philip

Royal Family Announce Death Of Prince Philip

[Updated] Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, has died aged at 99, Buckingham Palace announced today [April 9]. The statement on the Royal Family website said, “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Screenshot from the... Read more of this article

UK Makes 27 Deliveries In Total To Territories

UK Makes 27 Deliveries In Total To Territories

“The UK Government has been directly supplying the UK’s Overseas Territories with Covid-19 vaccines as part of the UK’s enduring commitment to the Territories,” Minister of State Nigel Adams said, with 27 deliveries having been made to date “reaching all of the permanently inhabited Overseas Territories with airports.” During... Read more of this article

Court: Damien Swan Jailed In UK For Assault

Court: Damien Swan Jailed In UK For Assault

Damien Swan has been jailed in the United Kingdom for an assault on a former professional footballer as well as an incident in which he apparently allowed dogs to attack workers, according to multiple British media outlets. The BBC reported, “A man who split ex-footballer Gary McAllister’s lip in a ‘nasty’ attack in a popular nightspot... Read more of this article

Video: Wilson Performs For Commonwealth Day

Video: Wilson Performs For Commonwealth Day

Desta Zion Wilson was featured in BBC One’s “A Celebration For Commonwealth Day” — a special programme hosted by the BBC this weekend to mark Commonwealth Day — with the Bermudian singer performing a rendition of Bob Marley classics with the ACM gospel choir. The video below is set to start part way through, showing Mr... Read more of this article

Declaration Form For Travel From England

Declaration Form For Travel From England

The Government of Bermuda London Office advised Bermudians in the UK “that all travellers departing England for Bermuda must complete a declaration form to confirm that they are outside of their home to travel abroad for a legally permitted reason.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Government of Bermuda London Office wishes to... Read more of this article

Audio: Premier On UK, Assent, Cannabis Bill

Audio: Premier On UK, Assent, Cannabis Bill

“If Her Majesty’s representative in Bermuda does not give assent to something that has been passed lawfully and legally under this local government, this will destroy the relationship that we had with the United Kingdom,” Premier David Burt said, adding that he expects “the UK government will listen to the democratic voice of... Read more of this article

UK Parliament: Self-Determination Of States

UK Parliament: Self-Determination Of States

“Where independence is an option for an Overseas Territory and it is the clear and constitutionally expressed wish of the people to pursue independence  the UK Government will meet its obligations to help the Territory to achieve it,” Minister of State Nigel Adams said. His reply came during a recent session in British Parliament after... Read more of this article