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Queen Elizabeth marks 95th birthday, days after husband’s funeral

Queen Elizabeth, the world's oldest monarch, turns 95 on Wednesday, but there will be no public celebrations just days after she bade farewell to her husband of seven decades at his funeral.

Derek Chauvin convicted on all three counts over George Floyd killing

Former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on Tuesday of all three charges he was facing in the murder of George Floyd.

Bermuda eases lockdown restrictions

Bermuda will ease its lockdown restrictions from tomorrow, 20 April, but households are still not allowed to mix and a nighttime curfew will be in place.

Cayman holds moment of silence for Duke of Edinburgh

Cayman fell silent at 9am on Saturday, as a mark of respect for the passing of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, to coincide with the official funeral, which took place at Windsor Castle.
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Queen Elizabeth stands alone as Philip is laid to rest

Queen Elizabeth bade farewell to Prince Philip at a funeral on Saturday that celebrated his seven decades of service and gave grandsons William and Harry the chance to talk in public for the first time since claims of racism threw the family into crisis.

Bermuda going back into lockdown; premier has COVID

Bermuda government officials announced Sunday that the country will go back into lockdown from Tuesday morning for at least seven days after 118 people tested positive over the weekend.

England reopens with pints pulled, shopping sprees and hair cuts

Crowds queued up outside shops, pubs started selling pints at midnight and hairdressers welcomed desperate customers on Monday as England started to reopen its economy after three months of lockdown.

Premier offers assistance, prayers as St. Vincent rocked by volcanic eruption

Premier Alden McLaughlin has expressed concern and extended an offer of assistance to St Vincent and the Grenadines as its grapples with the aftermath of the eruption of the La Soufriere volcano.

‘Explosive’ volcanic eruption rocks St. Vincent

La Soufriere volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent "explosively" erupted on Friday morning, spreading ash across surrounding villages, the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre said.

Airlines blast Britain’s travel restart plan, Jet2 cancels holidays until June

British travel company Jet2 said it was cancelling holidays until late June, blaming uncertainty in UK government plans for restarting international travel, which were condemned by airlines.

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, dies aged 99

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth and a leading figure in the British royal family for almost seven decades, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace said on Friday.

Study: Climate change shrinks marine life richness near equator

While Cuba’s marine life has suffered from overfishing and pollution, there is mounting evidence that the warming of waters due to climate change may be taking a large toll as well -- both off the island's coast and globally.
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Dr. John Lee: Bermuda’s spike in COVID cases ‘really worrying’

According to Bermuda's Ministry of Health, the territory recorded 108 positive COVID-19 cases on Monday.

‘Happy Monday’: English lockdown measures ease but Johnson urges caution

England's stay-at-home lockdown order ended on Monday with people allowed to meet up outside in groups of six for the first time in nearly three months, though Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged caution due to rising coronavirus cases in Europe.

EU threatens tougher vaccine export curbs in dispute with UK, U.S.

The European Union on Wednesday threatened to take tougher measures to curb the export of COVID-19 vaccines, escalating an ongoing row with Britain and the United States over their restrictive handling of vaccine deliveries to the 27-nation bloc.

British Airways calls for vaccinated people to travel without restrictions

British Airways's new boss said vaccinated people should be allowed to travel without restriction and non-vaccinated people with a negative COVID-19 test, as he set out his ideas for a travel restart a month before the UK government finalises its plans.

WHO urges world not to halt vaccinations as AstraZeneca shot divides Europe

The World Health Organization appealed to countries on Monday not to pause vaccination campaigns after two more European nations and one in Asia joined a handful which have suspended use of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine over safety fears.
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Police search underway after shooting near US embassy in Kingston

Police are searching for a gunman following a shooting at Chest Hospital in Kingston, Jamaica, according to an alert from the US State Department.

‘We’re not racist’, says Prince William after Meghan and Harry interview

Prince William denied on Thursday that Britain's royals were racist after Meghan, wife of his younger brother Harry, said one unnamed member of the family had asked how dark their son Archie's skin might be.

Fraud, airport delays spur move for secure COVID-19 test document

At one of the world's busiest airports, immigration officials are uncovering fake COVID-19 test results daily by checking the required documentation for misplaced letters and errant vowels.

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