7pm Live Video: June 26 ZBM Evening News

7pm Live Video: June 26 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

Police Appeal: Locate 20-Year-Old Shania Haller

Police Appeal: Locate 20-Year-Old Shania Haller

Police are appealing for the public’s assistance in locating 20-year-old Shania Haller, who was last seen at the car park in the Boaz Island, Sandys Parish area around 10.00pm on Saturday, June 24. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is appealing for the public’s assistance in locating 20-year-old Shania Haller. “Ms.... Read more of this article

2017 Summer Bus Passes Required On June 28

2017 Summer Bus Passes Required On June 28

The Department of Public Transportation reminds people that, starting on June 28, students wishing to travel by bus at no charge must present a valid 2017 Summer Bus Pass to bus operators. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public Transportation reminds all parents and students that starting this week Wednesday June 28, 2017,... Read more of this article

Emirates Team New Zealand Win America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand Win America’s Cup

Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand have won the 35th America’s Cup. Another dominant race win for Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand in race nine of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, gave the Kiwi team the victory on the Great Sound in Bermuda, sparking wild celebrations on board their America’s Cup Class [ACC]... Read more of this article

Students Receive Dr. Barbara Ball Scholarships

Students Receive Dr. Barbara Ball Scholarships

The Ministry of Health and Seniors has announced the 10 awardees of this year’s Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarships. In total, 14 students are currently receiving the scholarship, including past awardees. A Government spokesperson said, “This year the Ministry received over 50 applications, many of an exceedingly high standard. The... Read more of this article

Goodbye To Our Husband & Dad: Larry Burchall

Goodbye To Our Husband & Dad: Larry Burchall

[Updated] It is with great regret that Bernews confirms the death of Larry Burchall, our columnist, reporter, biggest supporter, and the best husband and dad we could have asked for. He passed away peacefully last night at the age of 75. We are a family business, so expect to be operating well below standard over the coming days as we deal with the... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 45-Year-Old Man

Police Confirm Death Of 45-Year-Old Man

[Updated] The police have confirmed the death of a 45-year-old man who was found in an unresponsive state at a property in Sandys parish. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:10am Sunday, June 25th police and first responders were dispatched to a report of an unresponsive male at a property in the Spar Lane, Craddock Road Sandys parish area. “The... Read more of this article


Gunshots In Khyber Pass, Warwick, No Injuries

Gunshots In Khyber Pass, Warwick, No Injuries

Around 4:45am this morning [June 25] police responded to a report of gunshots in the Khyber Pass, Warwick area, and there were no reported injuries. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:45am Sunday, June 25th police officers responded to a report of gunshots in the Khyber Pass, Warwick area. There were no reported injuries but evidence found... Read more of this article

Photos: Princess Royal Arrives In Bermuda

Photos: Princess Royal Arrives In Bermuda

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence arrived in Bermuda last night [June 24]. Government House said, “During their time in Bermuda, Her Royal Highness and Sir Tim will attend a Reception at Government House, Morning Service at Christ Church Warwick, the 35th America’s Cup and visit Commissioner’s House.” Related... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday June 25th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday June 25th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that the Future Leaders Programme launched, Bermuda’s team will compete at the NatWest Island Games, Hilton Wolfe was named as GSP’s ‘father of the year,’ and five interns joined the Technology Leadership Forum Internship Programme were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.In additional good news, Jordan DeSilva and... Read more of this article

Third World To Perform At America’s Cup Village

Third World To Perform At America’s Cup Village

Third World, the Jamaican reggae legends who first formed in 1973, will bring their “reggae-fusion” to the Main Stage at the America’s Cup Village after racing has concluded on Sunday 25th June. “Celebrating 43 years, Third World is one of the longest-lived reggae bands of all time, and one of Jamaica’s most consistently popular crossover... Read more of this article

Auditor General’s Progress One Year Later

Auditor General’s Progress One Year Later

“It is now one year since I took office as the Auditor General of Bermuda. The time has gone very quickly,” Heather Thomas said. “I know and understand that our next audit reports are eagerly awaited. We continue to work hard on completing them. As detailed below, I hope to publish at least one report in the next couple of months. “I... Read more of this article

Video Charts Dockyard’s Restoration Journey

Video Charts Dockyard’s Restoration Journey

A new video charting the multi-million dollar restoration work at the Royal Naval Dockyard has today been released. The West End Development Corporation is investing approximately $13 million in projects in The West End, including high profile developments such as new energy efficient LED lighting within the Royal Naval Dockyard.In the video, WEDCO... Read more of this article

Canvassing Incident, Candidate Contacts Police

Canvassing Incident, Candidate Contacts Police

[Updated] OBA candidate Sheila Gomez has “made a complaint to the Bermuda Police Service” after an incident in which flyers were allegedly “ripped from her hands” while she was canvassing, OBA Chairperson Senator Lynne Woolridge said. OBA Chairperson Senator Lynne Woolridge said, “We all have our convictions and should be ready... Read more of this article

Video: Bernews Morning Newsflash For June 24

Video: Bernews Morning Newsflash For June 24

Former MP John Barritt is considering running as an Independent candidate, Court rules that Dr Mahesh Reddy is entitled to an order quashing his arrest and a declaration that the search of his home was unlawful, OBA announce five more election candidates, and Grammy Award winning singer NE-YO will perform live at the America’s Cup today are... Read more of this article

PwC Hosts Panel Discussion With Female Sailors

PwC Hosts Panel Discussion With Female Sailors

Men have a key role to play in empowering women and creating opportunities for them to gain experience and advance in the male dominated sport of sailing, top international sailors Abby Ehler and Libby Greenhalgh told a panel discussion hosted by PwC Bermuda with the America’s Cup Event Authority. The event titled, Racing Forward: Taking Action, Creating... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: June 23 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: June 23 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 Stories7pm Live Video:... Read more of this article

PLP To Host Youth Forum On June 25th

PLP To Host Youth Forum On June 25th

The PLP is inviting young Bermudians to participate in their public youth forum on Sunday, June 25th at 7.30pm at PLP HQ. A PLP spokesperson said, “The Progressive Labour Party is pleased to invite young Bermudians between the ages of 18-35 to participate in our public youth forum on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 7:30pm at PLP HQ. “It is of utmost... Read more of this article

OBA Announce Five More Election Candidates

OBA Announce Five More Election Candidates

The OBA held a press conference today [June 23] to announce additional election candidates for the upcoming General Election, with the party confirming five candidates for the west end constituencies. Ben Smith will run in #31 Southampton West Central, Charlie Swan in #32 Southampton West, Georgia Marshall in #33 Sandys South, Michael Swan in #35 Sandys... Read more of this article

NE-YO To Perform At AC Village On Saturday

NE-YO To Perform At AC Village On Saturday

NE-YO, the Grammy Award winning US singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actor will be performing live on the Main Stage at the America’s Cup Village from 8.00pm on Saturday 24th June. That date is the third day of competition in the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, and will see Oracle Team USA, Defender of the America’s... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

7pm Live Video: June 26 ZBM Evening News

7pm Live Video: June 26 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: Princess Royal Meets Bermuda Regiment

Video: Princess Royal Meets Bermuda Regiment

The Princess Royal yesterday [June 25] met soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment as she toured the America’s Cup Event Village. The Royal visit came as the Bermuda Regiment’s biggest-ever deployment drew to a close with the final races of the competition. The Princess and her husband Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence met troops from the Regiment... Read more of this article

Video: Superyacht Regatta Held In Bermuda

Video: Superyacht Regatta Held In Bermuda

With all the high speed drama and excitement of the 35th America’s Cup as a spectacular backdrop, coupled with the chance to discover the beautiful island of Bermuda, the America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta lured 13 superyacht crews and six magnificent J Class yachts for three days of thrilling racing. By careful design the America’s Cup Superyacht... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Emirates Team New Zealand Win America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand Win America’s Cup

Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand have won the 35th America’s Cup. Another dominant race win for Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand in race nine of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, gave the Kiwi team the victory on the Great Sound in Bermuda, sparking wild celebrations on board their America’s Cup Class [ACC]... Read more of this article

17th Lepercq Memorial Tournament Results

17th Lepercq Memorial Tournament Results

Only 18 entrants contested a limited number of the categories offered at the 17th Lepercq Memorial, which yielded two grand championships – Davonte Richardson for overall intermediate boys and Kentaro Bean for overall boys weapons. Kent Bean topped the mens forms, with Gavin Bishop second, but the result was reversed in weapons. In the women’s... Read more of this article

Cricket: Premier & First Division Results

Cricket: Premier & First Division Results

St. David’s Cricket Club, Somerset Cricket Club, Bailey’s Bay, St. George’s Cricket Club, and Somerset Bridge all recorded victories in this weekend’s Premier and First Division cricket action. Premier Division St. David’s Cricket Club Win by 146 Runs: St. David’s Cricket Club 271/8 Southampton Rangers 125 At Lord’s in St. David’s, the... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Appleby Wins Restructuring Review Award

Appleby Wins Restructuring Review Award

At the recent Global Restructuring Review’s [GRR] Inaugural Charity Awards Gala in London, it was announced that Appleby came out on top to win the category for ‘small or regional law firm that impressed.’ A spokesperson said, “Appleby had a phenomenal year, having also been shortlisted for an award in the ‘innovation in cross border... Read more of this article

BTA Certifies Companies For Service Standards

BTA Certifies Companies For Service Standards

Seven local companies have successfully demonstrated full adherence to Bermuda’s new National Service Standards, with the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] now providing additional promotional opportunities for those businesses to visitors, highlighting each of them for “superior hospitality and customer service.” The companies that received... Read more of this article

CCS Group Becomes Cylance MSSP Partner

CCS Group Becomes Cylance MSSP Partner

CCS Group Limited today [June 26] announced that it has become an official Managed Security Services Provider [MSSP] partner with Cylance Inc, the company that revolutionized traditional antivirus with AI-powered prevention that blocks everyday malware along with today’s most advanced cyberthreats. A spokesperson sai, “As a Managed Security... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Terron Webb Performs In Bermuda For First Time

Terron Webb Performs In Bermuda For First Time

Terron Webb, a 12-year-old born in Bermuda and now living in St. Kitts and Nevis, recently brought his competition winning musical skills to Bermuda in order to perform in Queens Park on June 18. The young singer, who is following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Bermudian musician Lloyd Williams, by continuing his excellence in music, recently... Read more of this article

Thirdstory On Tour With Chance The Rapper

Thirdstory On Tour With Chance The Rapper

The New York-based band ‘Thirdstory’ is currently on tour with Chance the Rapper on his Be Encouraged tour as his background vocalists. The trio, known for their soulful sound and impressive harmonies, consists of Bermudian Ben Lusher and friends Elliott Skinner and Richard Saunders. The band formed in New York City in early 2014, and first... Read more of this article

Trailer For New Thriller Features Bermuda

Trailer For New Thriller Features Bermuda

A trailer was recently released for Bermudian director Lucinda Spurling’s feature-length thriller titled ‘The Mother of all Secrets.’ The movie, filmed in Bermuda, features many of Bermuda’s resorts and attractions including the Southampton Princess, Coral Beach, and Harbourfront Restaurant. It also features renowned actors such... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Portuguese Man of War On Horseshoe Bay

Portuguese Man of War On Horseshoe Bay

The Ministry of the Environment has advised the public to “take extreme care while in or near the ocean when the Portuguese Man of War [PMOW] is present.”“There are currently reports of Portuguese Man of War on Horseshoe Bay on the south shore. The Portuguese Man of War can be identified by a bluish, gas filled float on top of the... Read more of this article

Greenrock Holds School Awards Ceremony

Greenrock Holds School Awards Ceremony

Greenrock held its School Awards Ceremony for the 2016-2017 school year on World Oceans Day, Thursday, June 8th. Hosted by lead donor HSBC, the Awards Ceremony recognised the successes and participations of schools in two of Greenrock’s environmental education programmes, Eco-Schools and Water Explorers. The awards ceremony featured guest speaker... Read more of this article

Apply For Environmental Education Grant

Apply For Environmental Education Grant

Bermudian residents, intending to study at a United States College or University are invited to apply for the Environmental Education Grant. According to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ website: “The Environmental Education Grant was established to promote and encourage the study of conservation, ecology, agriculture,... Read more of this article

CRIME

Gunshots In Khyber Pass, Warwick, No Injuries

Gunshots In Khyber Pass, Warwick, No Injuries

Around 4:45am this morning [June 25] police responded to a report of gunshots in the Khyber Pass, Warwick area, and there were no reported injuries. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:45am Sunday, June 25th police officers responded to a report of gunshots in the Khyber Pass, Warwick area. There were no reported injuries but evidence found... Read more of this article

Court: 19-Year-Old Charged With Stabbing

Court: 19-Year-Old Charged With Stabbing

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 19-year-old Pembroke man was charged with wounding a man with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. Trenton Williams was charged in connection with a fight on Front Street on 8th June 2017, during which the complainant was alleged to have been stabbed several times. Williams was not required to enter a plea, and will... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal For Witnesses: Patrick Dill’s Murder

BPS Appeal For Witnesses: Patrick Dill’s Murder

Police are  renewing their appeal for information on the circumstances surrounding the death of 26-year-old Patrick Dill, who died following a shooting in May 2016. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is renewing appeals for information on the circumstances surrounding the death of 26 year old Patrick Dill, which is being... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

CCS Group Becomes Cylance MSSP Partner

CCS Group Becomes Cylance MSSP Partner

CCS Group Limited today [June 26] announced that it has become an official Managed Security Services Provider [MSSP] partner with Cylance Inc, the company that revolutionized traditional antivirus with AI-powered prevention that blocks everyday malware along with today’s most advanced cyberthreats. A spokesperson sai, “As a Managed Security Service Provider for... Read more of this article

KPMG: Bermuda & Caribbean Cyber Security

KPMG: Bermuda & Caribbean Cyber Security

A multiregional survey by KPMG indicated that Bermuda is slightly more prepared against cyber security threats in relation to its Caribbean counterparts. The analysis found that 15% of Bermuda based companies defined Cyber Security as a boardroom responsibility, compared to 11% across the region, and 20% globally. KPMG’s Cyber Benchmark Survey compared the current state... Read more of this article

Five Interns Join TLF Internship Programme

Five Interns Join TLF Internship Programme

Earlier this month saw the launch of the ninth annual Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] Internship Programme and this year, five technology interns were successfully accepted in the summer programme. The 2017 TLF interns who passed the rigorous selection process are: Alex Dore, Cameron Moulder, Ezra Turner, Somer Froud, Zia Seymour. This week is the first of 3 training... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Man Arrested After Boat Runs Aground In Flatts

Man Arrested After Boat Runs Aground In Flatts

[Updated] Emergency services responded to the North Shore Road, Smith’s area tonight [June 21] after a boat ran aground at Gibbet Island near Flatt’s Inlet, resulting in a man being taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson confirmed that “a 911 call was received from a member... Read more of this article

Two People Injured In Harbour Road Collision

Two People Injured In Harbour Road Collision

Two motorcyclists were injured tonight [June 21] in a collision on Harbour Road just west of the junction with Chapel Road. Emergency services responded to the crash which appeared to involve two motorcycles and resulted in two people being injured and treated at the scene by EMTs. They were then transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital in two ambulances,... Read more of this article

Collision: Van Driver Strikes Wall In West End

Collision: Van Driver Strikes Wall In West End

A van being driven out of Dockyard struck a wall of Grey’s Bridge, with the driver, believed to be a 50-year-old Sandys parish man, sustaining a minor cut to his nose. A police spokesperson said, “Around 10:10pm Monday, June 19th police and first responders attended a reported single vehicle crash on Malabar Road in Sandys parish. “It... Read more of this article