All Stories All Stories en-us PLP calls emergency Central Committee meeting The Progressive Labour Party has called an emergency Central Committee meeting on Tuesday at party headquarters, The Royal Gazette can reveal. Although representatives have been requested to attend the 6pm meeting as a matter of urgency, there is no indication that it has anything to do with rumours over the future of Marc Bean as Leader. .. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 18:15:00 GMT Bermudian honoured for education work I would like to spread the wonderful news of another Bermudian honoured abroad recently. Rose A. Wilson-Hill, the daughter of Mayville Wilson and the late Rudolph WR Wilson of Southampton, was recognised on October 27 at the Ohio State University. She was honoured as one of the Whos Who in Black Columbus, and was listed among the. .. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:34:00 GMT Regiment, Governor recall respected soldier The commanding officer of the Royal Bermuda Regiment led tributes last night to a well-respected and hard-working sergeant who was found dead in a Southampton property. The body of Dejion Stange-Simmons was discovered by police as they executed a search warrant on Thursday night. Lieutenant-Colonel Michael Foster-Brown said the. .. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:22:00 GMT Sport Scoreboard, November 28, 2015 For results from Bermuda and around the world, click on the PDF link under Related Media. The Scoreboard has been updated to correct a misprint in the Middle School and Senior School times for the KPMG Front Street Mile Trials. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 16:12:00 GMT Caring chef to spread Christmas cheer Giving back to the community is a big priority for Michiko Campbell. The sous chef will be spreading festive cheer this year by throwing his second Christmas charity event to feed those in need. By offering a free Christmas meal the 26-year-old hopes to create a community family where people can come together in the spirit of. .. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 12:21:00 GMT Animal wardens under fire after dog put down A dog owner has slammed animal wardens for not giving her the chance to save her pet by sending him abroad. Tishae Daviss dog Kash was seized from her home on Tuesday morning because wardens believed he had been illegally bred. The pet, which Ms Davis had owned together with Angela James for over a year, was euthanised on Tuesday night. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 12:21:00 GMT Sadness at death of young regiment sergeant Residents have expressed their horror after a murder investigation was launched into the death of regiment sergeant Dejion Stange-Simmons. The 26-year-old was found in an unresponsive state under suspicious circumstances at a Sentinel Hill property in Southampton on Thursday. He was later pronounced dead at the scene by a doctor. .. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 12:16:00 GMT Same-sex ruling the likely implications The Supreme Courts judgment expanding the rights of same-sex partners could have profound and wide-ranging effects on legislation and the workings of government departments. Shortly after yesterdays ruling Michael Fahy, the Minister of Home Affairs, called a press conference to set out some of the anticipated ramifications of the. .. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 12:15:00 GMT Landmark same-sex partnerships ruling The Supreme Court has ruled that those in same-sex partnerships with Bermudians should have the same rights to reside and seek employment as spouses of Bermudians. The landmark ruling comes as a result of a legal action brought by the Bermuda Bred Company against both the Minister of Home Affairs and the Attorney-General. The. .. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 12:15:00 GMT Judgment reserved in furlough days dispute The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on a legal dispute between the Minister of Home Affairs and the Islands unions. Throughout the week, lawyers for both sides have called for the court to make declarations stemming from an industrial action which occurred in January over the Bermuda Government refusing to take a continuation of. .. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 06:57:00 GMT Shoppers scramble for Black Friday deals Sleep-deprived bargain hunters were tempted into town by the lure of Black Friday deals yesterday morning. Some shoppers even began queuing the night before, braving the wind and rain to capture the best value early bird items from 4am. Black Friday originated in the United States. Taking place the day after Thanksgiving, it is. .. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 06:44:00 GMT Battersbee gives Cougars first win of season Devonshire Cougars 1North Village 0Devonshire Recreation Club erupted in celebration after Machi Battersbees stoppage time winner earned the home team their first league victory of the season over ten men North Village last night. The Cougars midfielder headed the ball across the line in a goalmouth scramble. .. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 06:05:00 GMT Relieved Steede hails his sides spirit Kwame Steede, the Devonshire Cougars player-coach, hailed his teams hard-fought victory over ten men North Village at Devonshire Recreation Club last night. The coachs decision not to substitue a subdued Machi Battersbee during the final stages of the game ultimately proved crucial, as the Cougars midfielder headed home his teams. .. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 05:57:00 GMT Clarification Robert Stewart As a result of an opinion article written by Robert Stewart that appeared on November 26, there could be an inference made that a section of todays politicians and public servants are criminals. The Royal Gazette does not share this view, we apologise for allowing such a suggestion to be entertained, and have made the necessary. .. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 05:01:00 GMT Promises worth pursuing Be careful what you wish for, yes? Be careful, too, what you promise, Mr Editor. You may reasonably be expected to deliver. To its credit, the One Bermuda Alliance government announced in the Throne Speech its plans to deliver on a promise to introduce absentee balloting for students abroad, providing they are studying at recognised. .. Sat, 28 Nov 2015 04:53:00 GMT