30 Minute Video: April 18 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: April 18 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30 Minute Video:... Read more of this article

Photos: Fairmont Southampton Easter Display

Photos: Fairmont Southampton Easter Display

Super-sized Easter eggs, Bermuda kites and floral arrangements can be seen at the Fairmont Southampton as the resort shows off their Easter spirit with a festive display in their lobby. A spokesperson explained that the chocolate Easter eggs were made by the Fairmont Southampton pastry team, and the floral design was by Exclusive Flowers, and many... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Decrease 2.9% In January 2019

Retail Sales Decrease 2.9% In January 2019

After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 1.8% in January – the overall volume of retail sales declined 2.9%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “All retail sectors recorded declines in sales volume with apparel stores recording the largest volume decrease of 22.8% followed by motor vehicle... Read more of this article

Three Arrests After Robbery In Southampton

Three Arrests After Robbery In Southampton

[Updated] At around 2:30pm today [April 18] police responded to a robbery in Southampton, with two men — one with a “bladed article” — approaching a man sitting on a wall outside the Port Royal Gas Station. The suspects stole cash from him, and a 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, and police are... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘Where Is The Economic Stimulus Plan?’

OBA: ‘Where Is The Economic Stimulus Plan?’

“The job losses at Butterfield Bank are a body blow but the warning signs were there for the Government to see,” Opposition Leader Craig Cannonier said, adding that “questions that must be asked are, where is the economic stimulus plan and, after Butterfield, who is next?” His comments follow after the Bank of Butterfield confirmed... Read more of this article

Video: Education Minister On TN Tatem School

Video: Education Minister On TN Tatem School

[Updated] Minister of Education Diallo Rabain is holding a press conference this morning [April 18] to provide an update on TN Tatem Middle School. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 15-minute replay is belowUpdate 12.53pm: Minister Rabain said, “Good... Read more of this article

Turini Styles Covers For Marie Claire Magazine

Turini Styles Covers For Marie Claire Magazine

Shiona Turini has worked with yet another major international brand, with the Bermudian fashionista lending her expertise to style the covers for Marie Claire magazine, which featured Thandie Newton, Elisabeth Moss, and Sandra Oh. The highly accomplished style consultant has worked at publications including Teen Vogue and Cosmopolitan, styled celebrities... Read more of this article


BCB: ‘Antoine Will Be Sorely Missed By All’

BCB: ‘Antoine Will Be Sorely Missed By All’

The Bermuda Cricket Board extended their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Antoine Seaman, saying he was a “valuable and well respected member of the BCB National Youth Program” and “will be sorely missed by all.” Mr Seaman, 21, passed away following a collision with a police car early Monday morning in Sandys parish.Lloyd... Read more of this article

Video: April 18th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: April 18th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Bank of Butterfield reduces jobs and closes Rosebank Centre, girls selling ‘box garden’ for charity, bowlers heading to Pan Am Games, GTyme Productionz to release “I’m a Winner” song, Shiona Turini styles covers for Marie Claire magazine, Mr & Mrs. Burt celebrate 61 years of marriage, and cyberbullying awareness & prevention panel... Read more of this article

Video: Cyberbullying Awareness & Prevention

Video: Cyberbullying Awareness & Prevention

The Paget Parish Council held a panel discussion this evening [April 17] on Cyberbullying Awareness and Prevention, and you can watch the one hour video below. The panel members who are scheduled to share their expertise include Mark Clarke, Retired Detective Inspector, Chardonae Rawlins, student mental health worker and researcher, Kelly Hunt, Executive... Read more of this article

Premier Burt On Job Losses At Butterfield Bank

Premier Burt On Job Losses At Butterfield Bank

The Government is “disappointed at the loss of Bermudian jobs” at Butterfield Bank, Premier David Burt said, adding that they will work to ensure former employees have the needed support, and also “increase efforts to diversify our banking sector.” The Premier’s comments follow after the Bank of Butterfield confirmed... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: April 17 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: April 17 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30 Minute Video:... Read more of this article

Mr & Mrs. Burt Celebrate 61 Years Of Marriage

Mr & Mrs. Burt Celebrate 61 Years Of Marriage

Earlier today, Premier David Burt visited his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Leon and Helen Burt, who celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary today, with the Premier presenting Mr. and Mrs. Burt with flowers and a gift. Premier Burt said: “I was very pleased to visit my aunt and uncle today, in celebration of a marriage that has been blessed with... Read more of this article

Traffic Diverted Due To Collision In Paget

Traffic Diverted Due To Collision In Paget

[Updated] Police are advising motorists to avoid the Harbour Road, Paget area near Lower Ferry due to a reported serious traffic collision. A police spokesperson said, “A reported serious traffic collision has occurred on Harbour Road in Paget near Lower Ferry. “Details are limited at this time. However, motorists are being advised to avoid the... Read more of this article

Video: Panel Discussion On Education

Video: Panel Discussion On Education

[Updated with video] Bernews will be hosting a News & Views panel discussion at around 1.00pm on Wednesday [April 17] with Minister of Education Diallo Rabain, Commissioner of Education Kalmar Richards, and Department of Education Acting Staff Development Officer Kali Douglas all set to discuss various aspects surrounding the island’s education system.The... Read more of this article

Minister Meets With Waste Management Team

Minister Meets With Waste Management Team

Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch recently met with senior waste management technical officers to discuss  waste collection. A Government spokesperson said, “Recently, the Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch met with senior waste management technical officers to discuss a number of matters regarding waste collection. Minister Burch... Read more of this article

Butterfield Streamlines, Closes Rosebank Centre

Butterfield Streamlines, Closes Rosebank Centre

Bank of Butterfield completed a “multi-faceted streamlining initiative” in which 30 employees in Bermuda accepted voluntary early retirement packages, 11 positions were made redundant, and Butterfield’s Rosebank Banking Centre and Drive-Thru Teller Services in Hamilton have closed effective today.The full filing with the BSX stated,... Read more of this article

PLP Extends Condolences To Beek Family

PLP Extends Condolences To Beek Family

The Progressive Labour Party extended their condolences to the Beek family following the passing of Ms Rosheena Beek, saying she will be “remembered as a ‘wonderful spirit.” A PLP spokesperson said, “The Progressive Labour Party would like to extend heartfelt condolences to the Beek family on the passing of Ms Rosheena Beek.“Remembered... Read more of this article

Girls Auctioning Off ‘Box Garden’ For Charity

Girls Auctioning Off ‘Box Garden’ For Charity

An unsuccessful Ag Show Project has become a promising fundraiser for underprivileged families in Belize, as a box garden, grown as a School Garden entry for the 2019 Bermuda Agricultural Exhibition, is now up for auction to the highest bidder. Eden Furbert and Maya DaSilveira — who are both 11-years-old — created this food-producing container... Read more of this article

Video: April 17th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: April 17th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Tribute of song and word held for the late Leroy Simmons, Visitor Services Centre opens in St. George’s, Bermuda sends Easter Lilies to the Queen, Kites available for sale at the Salvation Army’s Harbour Light, police investigation into fatal collision continues, Education Plan 2022 Annual Report released, Bernews to host Panel Discussion on... Read more of this article

Review: Afternoon Tea At Rosewood Bermuda

Review: Afternoon Tea At Rosewood Bermuda

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Afternoon tea is a favourite of mine. I book it a couple times a year and thoroughly enjoy it every time. One of the parts that’s most exciting to me is to enjoy high tea at various locations around the island to see how they compare. Some are casual, some are mid-range and others are super fancy. I tend to go for... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: April 16 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: April 16 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30 Minute Video:... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: April 18 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: April 18 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30 Minute Video:... Read more of this article

Video: Education Minister On TN Tatem School

Video: Education Minister On TN Tatem School

[Updated] Minister of Education Diallo Rabain is holding a press conference this morning [April 18] to provide an update on TN Tatem Middle School. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 15-minute replay is belowUpdate 12.53pm: Minister Rabain said, “Good... Read more of this article

Video: April 18th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: April 18th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Bank of Butterfield reduces jobs and closes Rosebank Centre, girls selling ‘box garden’ for charity, bowlers heading to Pan Am Games, GTyme Productionz to release “I’m a Winner” song, Shiona Turini styles covers for Marie Claire magazine, Mr & Mrs. Burt celebrate 61 years of marriage, and cyberbullying awareness & prevention panel... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Bermuda Breeze Tennis Tournament Day Three

Bermuda Breeze Tennis Tournament Day Three

The Bermuda Breeze Championships continued at the Coral Beach and Tennis Club, with players aged 40 and over taking part in the tournament. Bermuda Breeze Championships USTA Category II Day Three Results6 6 Gabriel Venter defeated 0 0 Michael ToyerMen’s 60 Doubles [Round Robin]6 6 Tom Meigs & David Schmeer defeated 3 4 Lloyd Clareman... Read more of this article

Phillips Advances To Quarter-Finals In Barcelona

Phillips Advances To Quarter-Finals In Barcelona

Daniel Phillips has advanced to the Rafa Nadal Tour Under 14 Tennis Tournament Main Draw Quarter-Finals in Barcelona. In his Third Round Main Draw match, Phillips defeated Danil Mishchani in three sets. Phillips won the first set 7-5, Mishchani won the second set 6-1, however Phillips would close out the match winning the third set 6-4. Related... Read more of this article

Terceira, Lopes Continue Competing In Belgium

Terceira, Lopes Continue Competing In Belgium

Jillian Terceira and Tyler Lopes continued competing on Week 1 of the Sentower Park CSI2*/CSI1*/CSIYH1 Easter Tour in Belgium. Terceira won the 1.35m CSI2* in Two Phases Class riding Iluna Di Cantero; the pair clocked a First Phase Clear Round time of 31.95, they then clocked a Clear Second Phase time of 28.98. Terceira also competed on Escalada in... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Retail Sales Decrease 2.9% In January 2019

Retail Sales Decrease 2.9% In January 2019

After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 1.8% in January – the overall volume of retail sales declined 2.9%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “All retail sectors recorded declines in sales volume with apparel stores recording the largest volume decrease of 22.8% followed by motor vehicle... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘Where Is The Economic Stimulus Plan?’

OBA: ‘Where Is The Economic Stimulus Plan?’

“The job losses at Butterfield Bank are a body blow but the warning signs were there for the Government to see,” Opposition Leader Craig Cannonier said, adding that “questions that must be asked are, where is the economic stimulus plan and, after Butterfield, who is next?” His comments follow after the Bank of Butterfield confirmed... Read more of this article

AXA XL Adds Hostage/Assault Crisis Protection

AXA XL Adds Hostage/Assault Crisis Protection

AXA XL’s Environmental business has added complimentary hostage/assault crisis response coverage to its pollution insurance specifically designed for real estate businesses and portfolios. According to Matt O’Malley, President of AXA XL’s North America Environmental business, “Our environmental insurance team has been a pioneer in the pollution... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Photos: Fairmont Southampton Easter Display

Photos: Fairmont Southampton Easter Display

Super-sized Easter eggs, Bermuda kites and floral arrangements can be seen at the Fairmont Southampton as the resort shows off their Easter spirit with a festive display in their lobby. A spokesperson explained that the chocolate Easter eggs were made by the Fairmont Southampton pastry team, and the floral design was by Exclusive Flowers, and many... Read more of this article

April 19 To 20: Easter Weekend ‘Uplift Bermuda’

April 19 To 20: Easter Weekend ‘Uplift Bermuda’

Pastor Russell Tomlinson and Dr. Cindy Trimm Tomlinson are getting set to present “Uplift Bermuda: Reviving your Dreams, Restoring Your Faith” on Friday [April 19] and Saturday [April 20]. A spokesperson said, “Easter weekend is a time to celebrate and rejoice as Pastor Russell Tomlinson and Dr. Cindy Trimm Tomlinson present ‘Uplift... Read more of this article

Turini Styles Covers For Marie Claire Magazine

Turini Styles Covers For Marie Claire Magazine

Shiona Turini has worked with yet another major international brand, with the Bermudian fashionista lending her expertise to style the covers for Marie Claire magazine, which featured Thandie Newton, Elisabeth Moss, and Sandra Oh. The highly accomplished style consultant has worked at publications including Teen Vogue and Cosmopolitan, styled celebrities... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Photos/Video: National Trust Palm Sunday Walk

Photos/Video: National Trust Palm Sunday Walk

Large crowds of people turned out at the west end of the island for the Bermuda National Trust Palm Sunday Walk this afternoon [April 14]. The approximate five mile walk started from Cross Island in Dockyard with participants following a route to places that the public does not regularly get to explore that included some points of cultural and natural... Read more of this article

Over 300 Complete ‘Grow Eat Save’ Workshops

Over 300 Complete ‘Grow Eat Save’ Workshops

Over 300 residents have successfully completed the Grow, Eat, Save workshop since it was introduced by the Department of Health in March 2017. A Government spokesperson said, “His Excellency, Governor John Rankin and the Minister of Health, the Hon. Kim Wilson, JP, MP attended the Grow, Eat, Save workshop led by Chaplain Kevin Santucci. Over 300... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Lou-Seal’ Transported To USA For Care

Video: ‘Lou-Seal’ Transported To USA For Care

[Updated with video] Traveling via a donated charter flight, Lou-Seal — the gray seal rescued in Bermuda on March 19 — has arrived at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut where they plan to continue her rehabilitation, with the goal of releasing her in the colder waters of the northern Atlantic Ocean. “After receiving care from the... Read more of this article

CRIME

Three Arrests After Robbery In Southampton

Three Arrests After Robbery In Southampton

[Updated] At around 2:30pm today [April 18] police responded to a robbery in Southampton, with two men — one with a “bladed article” — approaching a man sitting on a wall outside the Port Royal Gas Station. The suspects stole cash from him, and a 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, and police are... Read more of this article

Man Claiming To Be Son Seeks Part Of Fortune

Man Claiming To Be Son Seeks Part Of Fortune

A man claiming to be Reg Grundy’s son has joined the battle for the late television mogul’s $900 million estate, which includes a luxurious property in Bermuda, where the Australian tycoon and his wife lived for many years. This according to a report in the Daily Mail, which citing the Australian Daily Telegraph, said,  “A man claiming... Read more of this article

Robbery At Champs Variety On Glebe Road

Robbery At Champs Variety On Glebe Road

[Updated with video] Police are on scene at the Champs Variety store in Glebe Road this afternoon [April 15] following a robbery. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 1.33pm: Police said, “At around 12.45pm this afternoon, police received a report of a robbery at Champs Variety on the Glebe Road in... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Column: Looking At Island’s Digital Asset Plans

Column: Looking At Island’s Digital Asset Plans

[Opinion column written by Chris Garrod] A look into how a 21 sq mile island opened its door to digital asset business It’s called The Digital Asset Business Act 2018, which doesn’t really sound that interesting, I suppose. But, yes, it is. The Act introduced the concept of digital asset businesses setting up and being regulated in Bermuda. Creating a new regulatory... Read more of this article

Norwegians To Take Over Triathlon Instagram

Norwegians To Take Over Triathlon Instagram

With less than two weeks until the opening ceremony of the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda Festival Weekend and interest mounting in the local community about who will win the men’s elite race, three Norwegian runners will take over the event’s Instagram page today [April 12] in order to help showcase the event. A spokesperson said, “With a very strong... Read more of this article

Velocity Ledger Receives Approval For ICO

Velocity Ledger Receives Approval For ICO

Velocity Ledger Holdings Limited [VLHL] has been approved to conduct an initial coin offering [ICO] by the Ministry of Finance, the company has announced. “VLHL is a Bermuda Company with two subsidiaries for which the ICO will fund operations: VL Financial and Velocity Ledger Technology Limited [VL Tech],” the company said. “VL Financial is currently... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Three People Injured In Five Vehicle Collision

Three People Injured In Five Vehicle Collision

Three people were injured and five vehicles – a motorcycle, a taxi, two cars and a scooter — were damaged in a collision on Harbour Road in Paget yesterday. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:30pm Wednesday, April 17th police and fellow first responders attended a reported collision on Harbour Road in Paget in the vicinity of Valley Road. “It... Read more of this article

Traffic Diverted Due To Collision In Paget

Traffic Diverted Due To Collision In Paget

[Updated] Police are advising motorists to avoid the Harbour Road, Paget area near Lower Ferry due to a reported serious traffic collision. A police spokesperson said, “A reported serious traffic collision has occurred on Harbour Road in Paget near Lower Ferry. “Details are limited at this time. However, motorists are being advised to avoid the... Read more of this article

21-Yr-Old Man In Stable Condition After Collision

21-Yr-Old Man In Stable Condition After Collision

A 21-year-old male motorcyclist hurt in a collision with a car yesterday morning [April 15] in Devonshire is recovering in stable condition on a general ward at the hospital, according to police. A police spokesperson said, “At last check this afternoon [April 16th] the 21-year-old male motorcyclist hurt in a collision with a car around 7:55am Monday,... Read more of this article