New Take Out Restaurant In Washington Mall

New Take Out Restaurant In Washington Mall

A new take-out restaurant has opened in the Washington Mall offering everything from breakfast specials to custom made sandwiches, avocado toasties, a buffet and plenty of healthy options. Owners Antonello Fadda and Ilario Pepi used to run Eateries Food Court in the Mall, but decided not to renew the lease and instead set up the new take-out called... Read more of this article

Video: Nov 27th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Nov 27th Bernews Morning Newsflash

House of Assembly in session today, Horseshoe Bay Beach Concession awarded, Minister Diallo Rabain hosts Fathers Speak session, Minister asks police to provide notice to public, LeeAnn Tucker and Sheldon Fox complete training at Sandhurst, and one new confirmed Covid-19 case in Bermuda are some of the stories in this morning’s [Nov 27] Bernews... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Nov 26 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Nov 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... Read more of this article

Column: Regulatory Capture, Illusion Of Protection

Column: Regulatory Capture, Illusion Of Protection

[Opinion column written by Ryan Robinson Perinchief]A grocery store which repeatedly sells expired foods has never been penalised.A power company pollutes a neighbouring community with harmful soot but doesn’t fall foul of environmental regulations.An association blocks a newcomer’s license to prevent competitors from entering the market.An... Read more of this article

Parliament: Order Of Business For November 27

Parliament: Order Of Business For November 27

The House of Assembly will be in session on Friday [Nov 27] and statements scheduled to be delivered include an update on Government Reform 2020, Bermuda Post Office Business Plan 2020, annual Parole Board Report 2017-2020, Horseshoe Bay Café Concession, Employment and Labour Legislative Amendments, Remote Learning Readiness, the Bermuda Civil Aviation... Read more of this article

Tucker & Fox Complete Training At Sandhurst

Tucker & Fox Complete Training At Sandhurst

The island’s first woman Royal Bermuda Regiment officer in three decades is one of two soldiers to complete the training course at the British Military Academy Sandhurst. Former Corporal LeeAnn Tucker, 29, and ex-Colour Sergeant Sheldon Fox returned to the island on Tuesday after eight gruelling weeks on the mix of classroom and field exercises designed... Read more of this article

Health Emergency Order Extended To Jan 2021

Health Emergency Order Extended To Jan 2021

The Public Health [COVID-19] Emergency [No. 3] Order 2020 has been extended for 60 days. The document states, “The Public Health [COVID-19] Emergency [No. 3] Order 2020 is extended for 60 days. Accordingly, in paragraph 3[2] of that Order, delete “26 November 2020” and substitute “25 January 2021”. The full Public Health [COVID-19] Emergency... Read more of this article


Covid-19: 853 Results Received, One Positive

Covid-19: 853 Results Received, One Positive

There were 853 test results received and one was positive for Covid-19 — which is classified as imported – so the island now has 26 active cases. A Government spokesperson said, “There were 853 test results received by the Ministry of Health yesterday [25 November 2020], and one was positive for COVID-19. “The new case is classified as imported.... Read more of this article

Minister Asks Police To Provide Notice To Public

Minister Asks Police To Provide Notice To Public

“I’ve communicated with the police leadership that when they intend to hold such training exercises that will have a community impact, they must provide clear and ample notification to the public,” Minister of National Security Renee Ming said. This follows after last night’s police exercises, which involved a number of loud bangs, and... Read more of this article

Video: BIU President On Dock Workers Matter

Video: BIU President On Dock Workers Matter

Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] President Chris Furbert is holding a press conference today [Nov 26], and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 38-minute replay is below Related StoriesVideo: BUT Celebrating World Teachers’ Day Video:... Read more of this article

Video: Horseshoe Bay Concession Awarded

Video: Horseshoe Bay Concession Awarded

[Updated] Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch is holding a press conference this morning [Nov 26] to provide an update on the Horseshoe Bay Beach Concession. Update: Horseshoe Bay Live, and the team consisting of Delton Ebbin, Devon Simons, and Carl Vincent have been awarded the lease to the Horseshoe Bay Beach House Café.The Minister said,... Read more of this article

Minister Rabain Hosts Fathers Speak Session

Minister Rabain Hosts Fathers Speak Session

Recently, the Minister of Education Diallo Rabain hosted the third Fathers Speak session for fathers of students in the Bermuda Public School System. Fathers from across the island met at the CedarBridge Academy Cafetorium to learn and discuss how to effectively communicate with their children. Minister Rabain initiated the Fathers Speak series during... Read more of this article

Video: Historic Land Losses Commission

Video: Historic Land Losses Commission

A hearing is being held for the Commission of Inquiry into Historic Losses of Land in Bermuda today [Nov 26]. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 2-hour & 26-minute replay is below Related StoriesVideos: Historic Land Losses... Read more of this article

Video: Nov 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Nov 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

John Seymour awarded Bermuda Arts Council grant, survey indicates that 66% of locals are willing to take a Covid-19 vaccine, Solo appoints Fiona Bada & Janine Ratteray, BFRS extinguish kitchen fire in Southampton, Kim Swan offers free lessons to tourism workers, new pathway at St Peter’s Church, BFA mourns passing of Diego Maradona, BNV Sports... Read more of this article

Police: ‘There Is No Truth To This Rumour’

Police: ‘There Is No Truth To This Rumour’

The police said there is “no truth” to the rumour “circulating on social media suggesting that there was a shootout,” and noted that the police were conducting a training exercise which “involved a number of loud bangs which may have been heard.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware of a... Read more of this article

BFA Mourns Passing Of Diego Maradona

BFA Mourns Passing Of Diego Maradona

The Bermuda Football Association said they join the “global football family in mourning the passing of one of football’s most iconic personalities – Diego Maradona.” BFA President Mark Wade stated, “Today we learned of the passing of Diego Armando Maradona. His life took many turns; but he will be remembered for his displays in the... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: Nov 27th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Nov 27th Bernews Morning Newsflash

House of Assembly in session today, Horseshoe Bay Beach Concession awarded, Minister Diallo Rabain hosts Fathers Speak session, Minister asks police to provide notice to public, LeeAnn Tucker and Sheldon Fox complete training at Sandhurst, and one new confirmed Covid-19 case in Bermuda are some of the stories in this morning’s [Nov 27] Bernews... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Nov 26 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Nov 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... Read more of this article

Video: BIU President On Dock Workers Matter

Video: BIU President On Dock Workers Matter

Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] President Chris Furbert is holding a press conference today [Nov 26], and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 38-minute replay is below Related StoriesVideo: BUT Celebrating World Teachers’ Day Video:... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Winter Age Group Championships Underway

Winter Age Group Championships Underway

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association’s Winter Age Group Championships got underway at the BASA Pool. A total of 7 swimmers took to the pool on the opening night competing at three different distances. During the Girls 10 & Under 400 SC Meter Freestyle, Gaby Cechini from the Harbour Amateur Swim Club clocked a winning time of 6:13.46, Tallulah... Read more of this article

Terceira Competing In Sentower Park, Belgium

Terceira Competing In Sentower Park, Belgium

Jillian Terceira began competing at the Sentower Park – CSI2*/CSI1*/CSIYH1 International Indoor Horse Jumping Event in Belgium as part of the Christmas Tour. On the first day, the Bermudian equestrian competed in only one class, which was the 1.30m CSI2* in two phases special class. Terceira and Mia Volo Vd Molendreef finished 58th, they had a... Read more of this article

Archers Compete In Indoor World Series

Archers Compete In Indoor World Series

Nearly 3000 archers from around 80 countries registered for the Virtual Indoor Archery World Series, including archers from Bermuda, marking the first time Bermuda archers have taken part in a World Series Event. The weather was not the best for Jaydon Roberts and Trina Roberts who shot the tournament outside, and were challenged with wind and rain,... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

New Take Out Restaurant In Washington Mall

New Take Out Restaurant In Washington Mall

A new take-out restaurant has opened in the Washington Mall offering everything from breakfast specials to custom made sandwiches, avocado toasties, a buffet and plenty of healthy options. Owners Antonello Fadda and Ilario Pepi used to run Eateries Food Court in the Mall, but decided not to renew the lease and instead set up the new take-out called... Read more of this article

One Communications Share Repurchases

One Communications Share Repurchases

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], One Communications Ltd. advised that pursuant to BSX Regulation Section IIA 6.14[2][i], on 25 November 2020, 115 shares were repurchased at an average price of $4.05 for immediate cancellation. Related StoriesOne Communications Share Repurchases One Communications Share Repurchase One... Read more of this article

Somers: No Share Repurchases In October

Somers: No Share Repurchases In October

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange, Somers Limited, a financial services investment holding company, announces that during the month of October 2020, Somers had no repurchases of its own common shares. “The number of common shares in issue as at October 31, 2020, was 21,341,482 [net of nil treasury shares],” the filing noted. Related... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Saltus To Feature In Movie ‘Deadly Doula’

Saltus To Feature In Movie ‘Deadly Doula’

Saltus had its ’15 minutes of fame’ when Triventure Films used the school field to film part of their upcoming movie, Deadly Doula directed by Ryan Dewar. A spokesperson said, “They worked with local company, Burnt House Productions, that is co-owned by Saltus Alum, Andrew Kirkpatrick ‘03 and Nhuri Bashir. Some of the Saltus Year 3 and... Read more of this article

Olde Towne Carolers To Perform At City Hall

Olde Towne Carolers To Perform At City Hall

The Olde Towne Carolers will perform a-capella at City Hall’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday [Nov 27], starting 6.45pm. A spokesperson said, “Planning Factory Bermuda is pleased to announce the Bermudian Entertainment Group, The Olde Towne Carolers, will perform a-capella at City Hall’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November... Read more of this article

Bacardi Asks Fans To Join In Conga Remake

Bacardi Asks Fans To Join In Conga Remake

Bermuda headquartered Bacardí rum is “challenging rum fans around the world to find their rhythm and do what moves them through song, dance and the power of “Conga” as part of its latest campaign, Conga Feat. You.” A spokesperson said, “Reimagining the song that catapulted Miami Sound Machine’s Emilio and Gloria Estefan to international... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

BUEI Host Screening Of ‘A Life On Our Planet’

BUEI Host Screening Of ‘A Life On Our Planet’

On November 19th, the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] hosted a screening of the film ‘A Life on Our Planet’ – presented by Sir David Attenborough, for Bermuda’s school administrators, government officials and environmental advocates. A spokesperson said, “The presentation of this documentary supports BUEI’s mission to... Read more of this article

KPMG Aims To Be Net-Zero Carbon By 2030

KPMG Aims To Be Net-Zero Carbon By 2030

KPMG has announced its intention to “become a net-zero carbon organisation by 2030, as part of its continued focus on delivering growth in a sustainable way and providing climate solutions for member firms, clients and communities.” A spokesperson said, “To underpin this goal, the global organisation has signed up to a series of new... Read more of this article

Investigation Underway Into Killing Of Parrotfish

Investigation Underway Into Killing Of Parrotfish

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] is investigating a recent incident involving protected parrotfish at the east end of the island. A Government spokesperson said, “Parrotfish have been legally protected since 1993 and it is an offence under the Fisheries Act 1972 to take, kill and/or sell parrotfish, with a penalty of up to... Read more of this article

CRIME

“Received A Report Of A Stolen Motor Car”

“Received A Report Of A Stolen Motor Car”

The police “received a report of a stolen motor car” — a white Honda CRV bearing license plate number 05338 — and have appealed for anyone that may have seen the vehicle or know of its whereabouts to please contact them. A police spokesperson said, “On Monday, November 23rd, police received a report of a stolen motor car. “Between... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal For Information On Grave Desecration

BPS Appeal For Information On Grave Desecration

[Updated] Noting that videos are circulating “showing individuals desecrating a grave,” the police called it a “vile and disrespectful act,” and appealed for anyone with any information to contact them so they can “bring the perpetrator/s to justice.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware... Read more of this article

Car Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

Car Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

A car driver was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst impaired after a ”report of a road traffic collision involving a private motorcar and a pedestrian” on Front Street at 2.00am on Saturday. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 2:00 a.m. on Saturday 14th November, Police and Emergency Medical Services attended a report... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

App Provides Covid-19 Exposure Notifications

App Provides Covid-19 Exposure Notifications

The WeHealth Bermuda app — a free smartphone application that provides anonymous Covid-19 exposure notifications — is now available for download in the app store. This was announced during last night’s [Nov 24] press briefing, with Premier David Burt explaining that, “Once the app is downloaded and installed, it runs in the background, just like... Read more of this article

EMonday: Shop Online, Win $250 Vouchers

EMonday: Shop Online, Win $250 Vouchers

The 2020 eMonday initiative — which will be held on November 30th with a goal to support the development of local e-commerce businesses — is offering the chance to win three $250 vouchers for online buyers to use at any of the participating online shops.A Government spokesperson said, “Today Premier, the Hon E David Burt JP, MP, invited Bermuda to turn... Read more of this article

Viewing Of ‘The Social Dilemma’ Film

Viewing Of ‘The Social Dilemma’ Film

There will be viewing of the documentary film The Social Dilemma, followed by a panel discussion, on Monday [Nov 23]. The free event will see the film screening take place from 4.00pm to 5.30pm, with the panel discussion following from 5.30pm to 6.30pm. The panel will be moderated by Coral Wells, and will include panelists Kim Perdikou, Stuart Lacey, Qian Dickinson, and... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

BFRS Extinguish Kitchen Fire In Southampton

BFRS Extinguish Kitchen Fire In Southampton

The Bermuda Fire And Rescue Service [BFRS] extinguished a fire at a home in Southampton this afternoon [Nov 25], A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 12:52pm, the Bermuda Fire And Rescue Service received a report of an fire alarm activating at a residence in Southampton. BFRS responded with 3 appliances and a total of 11 firefighters. “On arrival, fire... Read more of this article

Collision On North Shore Rd In Hamilton Parish

Collision On North Shore Rd In Hamilton Parish

[Updated] There are traffic delays due to a vehicle collision along North Shore Road near Studio Lane, Smith’s. A police spokesperson said, “There has been a two vehicle collision along North Shore Road near Studio Lane, Smith’s [Bethel AME church].“Major traffic delays are expected. Traffic is being diverted at Harrington Sound Road going... Read more of this article

Car Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

Car Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

A car driver was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst impaired after a ”report of a road traffic collision involving a private motorcar and a pedestrian” on Front Street at 2.00am on Saturday. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 2:00 a.m. on Saturday 14th November, Police and Emergency Medical Services attended a report... Read more of this article