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The UK Overseas Territories Pay Tribute to HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS: His Royal Highness Prince Philip visited the BVI in 1966, 1977 and 1993. During his first visit His Royal Highness Prince Philip who accompanied his wife, HRH Queen Elizabeth II opened the Sir Francis Drake Highway and the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge. The Royals later toured Peebles Hospital, Government House, the Territory’s secondary school, […] Read more...

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The United Kingdom’s Overseas Territories are united in tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh, who has died at the age of 99. His Royal Highness is warmly remembered for his many visits to our worldwide family of loyal British subjects. We send our deepest condolences to Her Majesty. God save the Queen. Read more...

Speaker raises first flag to the British Overseas Territories

The British Overseas Territory of Monserrat is being celebrated by the Speaker of the House of Commons with the raising of the country’s flag in New Palace Yard. The tiny island, which sits just south of Antigua, celebrates St Patrick’s Day on 17 March – the same day it commemorates the nine West African slaves […] Read more...

St Helena Net Zero Carbon Emissions Scoping Study

St Helena Government (SHG) is exploring how the Island could transition to net zero carbon emissions, in line with an objective of St Helena’s Climate Change Policy ‘Identify and prioritize measures to reduce and minimize greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions’. As such a Scoping Study has been funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) […] Read more...

Falkland Islands Officially Declared Mine Free on November 14 2020

At the end of hostilities in 1982 several thousand landmines were left in the Falkland Islands.  Initially, UK Forces made considerable efforts to locate and clear the mines and booby traps.  Unfortunately, the efforts were costly.  Three soldiers suffered serious injury within the first few weeks of clearance and two others were injured in 1983.  […] Read more...

UK Overseas Territory becomes one of the world’s biggest sanctuaries for wildlife

Media Release issued by RSPB on behalf of the Tristan da Cunha Government & National Geographic Pristine Seas The Government and people of Tristan da Cunha make visionary declaration with support of an international partnership including the UK Government, RSPB, National Geographic Pristine Seas, Blue Nature Alliance, Becht Family Charitable Trust together with Blue Marine Foundation, […] Read more...