Tributes To “Man Of Music” Steve Easton

Tributes To “Man Of Music” Steve Easton

[Written by Don Burgess] Tributes poured in for a “Man of Music” who was known for his service to God. Steve Easton, owner of Just Platinum! Recording Studio, passed away on Saturday. Mr Easton had a rich life that was shaped by his deep abiding faith. He was well-known for giving his talents to God by participating in the Southampton Seventh-day... Read more of this article

Video: UK Minister Questioned On Bermuda Bill

Video: UK Minister Questioned On Bermuda Bill

“Will the Governor sign it on the British Government’s behalf or not,” was one of the questions faced by British Commonwealth Minister Lord Ahmad as he appeared before the British Foreign Affairs select committee and answered questions about Bermuda’s Domestic Partnership Act. Bill Passed In December, Sent To Governor The Domestic Partnerships... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Jan 21st ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Jan 21st ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Dante Leverock has been signed by a professional Estonian football team, Bermudian actress Lana Young landed a regular television role on the Oprah Winfrey Network, Delray Rawlins was selected for the North-South Series in Barbados, former members of The Princess Staff Club donated $33,000 to four local charities, and new store ‘Tuck... Read more of this article

Customs Awareness Events Begin On Sunday

Customs Awareness Events Begin On Sunday

In the lead up to International Customs Day, which is Friday, January 26th, the Customs Department will be hosting number of events to raise awareness about their work.And the Collector of Customs, Lucinda Pearman is inviting members of the public to participate in the week of activities, which includes their annual open house, a church service and... Read more of this article

What’s Being Considered For The 2018 Budget?

What’s Being Considered For The 2018 Budget?

[Updated] Not moving ahead with the second phase of the payroll tax proposal by the former Government, payroll tax relief for repatriating jobs back to Bermuda; a Professional Services Tax on legal, accounting & other business consultancy services; a sugar tax, and taxing commercial rents are some of the initiatives being considered for the 2018/18... Read more of this article

Hobby Zone Plan To ‘Keep Pushing’ After Fire

Hobby Zone Plan To ‘Keep Pushing’ After Fire

Following a fire at their Sandys location earlier this month, Club Hobby Zone said although it damaged many of their bikes and tools, it has not diminished their faith, and said “we have to keep pushing to realize the full potential of the endeavor.” The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service previously confirmed that on January 11th they received... Read more of this article

Video: Women’s March At Queen Elizabeth Park

Video: Women’s March At Queen Elizabeth Park

[Updated] The Women’s Action Group is hosting the Bermuda’s Women March this afternoon [Jan 20] in Queen Elizabeth Park in Hamilton, with the event taking place on the same day as numerous other events around the world, where thousands of women are gathering to stand up for women’s rights. The event is still underway as of this time, and will... Read more of this article


BEST Loses Court Appeal About Caroline Bay

BEST Loses Court Appeal About Caroline Bay

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] was not successful in their court appeal regarding the Caroline Bay development, with the organisation attempting to object to a roadway on what they said was a “precious agricultural plot.” A BEST spokesperson said, “BEST has, for the first time, not been successful in an appeal... Read more of this article

Photos, Video, Results: Equestrian Spring Show

Photos, Video, Results: Equestrian Spring Show

[Updated] The 2018 Auto Solutions annual RES Spring Show Series competition got underway this morning [Jan 20] at the National Equestrian Centre at Vesey Street, and will continue tomorrow, with action set to begin at 8.30am, and the public is welcome to attend the event for free. We will post a photo gallery and the results as able, and in the meantime... Read more of this article

Video: January 20th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: January 20th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Two men injured in an altercation on South Road, BPSU General Secretary Ed Ball said that civil servants and public officers are entitled to due process, Women’s Action Group will be hosting a Women’s March today, International Professional Squash returns to Bermuda from February 26th to March 2nd, and five elite Bermudian athletes received Olympic... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Jan 19 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Jan 19 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

Two Men Injured In Altercation On South Road

Two Men Injured In Altercation On South Road

Two men were injured in an altercation early this morning on South Road in Paget/Warwick. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is reporting an incident that took place today [Friday] on South Road in the Paget/Warwick area at around 7:15am. “Details are unclear but it appears that an altercation between two males took place... Read more of this article

‘Public Officers Are Entitled To Due Process’

‘Public Officers Are Entitled To Due Process’

“Civil servants and public officers are entitled to due process and should never be exposed to the vagaries of a political witch hunt,” BPSU General Secretary Edward Ball said.BPSU General Secretary Edward Ball said, “The Union takes exception to the recent comments made in the public domain by some politicians and others that attempt... Read more of this article

Stolen Peugeot Car Recovered In Pembroke

Stolen Peugeot Car Recovered In Pembroke

After being reported stolen almost two weeks ago, a grey Peugeot 307 car was recovered in Pembroke, and has been impounded by police as “inquiries continue.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating a grey Peugeot 307 car bearing license plate 47913, reported... Read more of this article

Bermuda Athletes Receive Olympic Funding

Bermuda Athletes Receive Olympic Funding

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] announced that five elite Bermudian athletes — Flora Duffy, Cecilia Wollmann, Tyrone Smith, Tre Houston and Jah-Nhai Perinchief — have received Olympic Scholarships through the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Solidarity programme in support of their bids to compete at the 2020 Olympics. “Flora... Read more of this article

Michael Douglas’ Accuser Speaks Out Publicly

Michael Douglas’ Accuser Speaks Out Publicly

Michael Douglas‘ accuser Susan Braudy is now speaking out publicly, alleging that the award winning actor used inappropriate language and performed a sex act in front of her. Mr Douglas has already denied the allegations, as after being contacted by a reporter saying a woman had made allegations about him, he said he had the choice of waiting... Read more of this article

Video: Flora Duffy On ITU Triathlon In Bermuda

Video: Flora Duffy On ITU Triathlon In Bermuda

With some 100 days to go until the ITU World Triathlon Series in Bermuda, Flora Duffy provides some insight into the course and event, which is expected to attract top triathletes from all over the world. The event in Bermuda will be the second stop on an eight-country circuit, ending in Australia for the grand final, and the organisers said Bermuda... Read more of this article

Video: January 19th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: January 19th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Collision on North Shore by Shelly Bay, Bermuda Airport Authority opens new offices in Southside, BLDC invites interested parties to submit EOI for Tudor Hill property development, Bermuda Skyport hires 11 employees,Vanessa James & Morgan Cipres win European short skate programme, workforce development plan working group announced, humane... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: UK Minister Questioned On Bermuda Bill

Video: UK Minister Questioned On Bermuda Bill

“Will the Governor sign it on the British Government’s behalf or not,” was one of the questions faced by British Commonwealth Minister Lord Ahmad as he appeared before the British Foreign Affairs select committee and answered questions about Bermuda’s Domestic Partnership Act. Bill Passed In December, Sent To Governor The Domestic Partnerships... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Jan 21st ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Jan 21st ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Dante Leverock has been signed by a professional Estonian football team, Bermudian actress Lana Young landed a regular television role on the Oprah Winfrey Network, Delray Rawlins was selected for the North-South Series in Barbados, former members of The Princess Staff Club donated $33,000 to four local charities, and new store ‘Tuck... Read more of this article

Video: Empowering Families ‘Parent Expo’

Video: Empowering Families ‘Parent Expo’

A free ‘Parent Expo’ – with the theme Empowering Families – was held this afternoon [Jan 20] at CedarBridge Academy’s Cafetorium. The event included workshop sessions that were “geared to increase the community’s collective awareness of how all can play positive roles promoting the development of every child.” We will post additional... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Photos & Results: BSSF All Star Football Games

Photos & Results: BSSF All Star Football Games

The west won four of the six matches in the 2018 Bermuda School Sports Federation All Star Football matches at the National Sports Center this weekend, as the island’s talented young footballers showcased their skills in east vs west matches. The first match of the day saw the west win 4-1 in the Primary School Girls match. The west took the lead... Read more of this article

East Dominate In BSSF All Star Netball Matches

East Dominate In BSSF All Star Netball Matches

The east swept all three matches at the 2018 Bermuda School Sports Federation All Star Netball matches at the Bermuda College on Friday night, with the crowd entertained with three thrilling and action packed games. Primary School The east jumped to a 9-4 halftime time lead and looked to ease their way to victory. But the third quarter belonged to Kammie... Read more of this article

Bermuda Swimmers Compete In Florida

Bermuda Swimmers Compete In Florida

The inaugural UANA [Union Americana de Natacion] Swimming Cup continued in Florida with Bermuda swimmers taking to the Pool. Skyler Powell finished 9th competing in the 15-17 Girls 400 LC Meter IM clocking a time of 5:34.42. During the 13-14 Girls 100 LC Meter Butterfly, Logan Watson-Brown finished 7th touching the wall in a Personal Best time of 1:08.43,... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Ironshore Appoint Steve Horton & Susan Pateras

Ironshore Appoint Steve Horton & Susan Pateras

Ironshore announced the appointments of Steve Horton to Chief Executive Officer, Iron-Starr, and Susan Pateras to Chief Operating Officer, Ironshore Bermuda. In their new roles, both executives will continue to report to Mitch Blaser, Chief Executive Officer of Ironshore Bermuda. “Steve and Susan bring a wealth of experience to their respective new... Read more of this article

Customs Awareness Events Begin On Sunday

Customs Awareness Events Begin On Sunday

In the lead up to International Customs Day, which is Friday, January 26th, the Customs Department will be hosting number of events to raise awareness about their work.And the Collector of Customs, Lucinda Pearman is inviting members of the public to participate in the week of activities, which includes their annual open house, a church service and... Read more of this article

Hobby Zone Plan To ‘Keep Pushing’ After Fire

Hobby Zone Plan To ‘Keep Pushing’ After Fire

Following a fire at their Sandys location earlier this month, Club Hobby Zone said although it damaged many of their bikes and tools, it has not diminished their faith, and said “we have to keep pushing to realize the full potential of the endeavor.” The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service previously confirmed that on January 11th they received... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Singer Jesse Seymour Joins Big Chill Band

Singer Jesse Seymour Joins Big Chill Band

The Big Chill announced that singer Jesse Seymour has joined the band, calling him an ”amazing Bermuda talent,” and noting that he won the Bermuda Idol competition and was also selected to sing with the America’s Cup Band in 2017.Tony Brannon said, “The Big Chill is excited to welcome Jesse Seymour in 2018. Jesse Seymour is... Read more of this article

The Met: Live In HD’ Operas In Bermuda

The Met: Live In HD’ Operas In Bermuda

Gilbert & Sullivan and BUEI are presenting the 2017-2018 season of The Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Gilbert & Sullivan and BUEI are proud to present the 2017-2018 season of The Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series, in Bermuda [on film]. Season opens on Saturday 13 January with a new... Read more of this article

St George Skates Final Weekend Promotion

St George Skates Final Weekend Promotion

St. George Skates is finishing up the 2017-2018 skating season this weekend by offering reduced price tickets for the final weekend this Saturday and Sunday [January 20 and 21]. As a thank you, the prices have been reduced; with a child’s ticket costing $10 and adult ticket $15. Planning Factory Bermuda [PFB] with Presenting Sponsors, RUBiS and Bermuda... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

BEST Loses Court Appeal About Caroline Bay

BEST Loses Court Appeal About Caroline Bay

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] was not successful in their court appeal regarding the Caroline Bay development, with the organisation attempting to object to a roadway on what they said was a “precious agricultural plot.” A BEST spokesperson said, “BEST has, for the first time, not been successful in an appeal... Read more of this article

Young Reporters For Environment Competition

Young Reporters For Environment Competition

Young Reporters for the Environment [YRE] is an international competition where students identify an environmental issue of relevance to the island [including global issues with local implications], research the topic, develop a written, photo or video journalism project around the issue where they present not only their findings but their solutions... Read more of this article

Video: Cahow Lays Egg During Live Stream

Video: Cahow Lays Egg During Live Stream

An extremely rare nesting event was streamed live from Nonsuch Island this weekend when their ‘star’ Cahow laid her single egg, officially starting the sixth CahowCam Season. Nonsuch Expeditions Team Leader J-P Rouja said: “Our CahowCam broadcasting live from the underground nesting burrow on Nonsuch Island was being monitored in... Read more of this article

CRIME

Two Men Injured In Altercation On South Road

Two Men Injured In Altercation On South Road

Two men were injured in an altercation early this morning on South Road in Paget/Warwick. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is reporting an incident that took place today [Friday] on South Road in the Paget/Warwick area at around 7:15am. “Details are unclear but it appears that an altercation between two males took place... Read more of this article

Stolen Peugeot Car Recovered In Pembroke

Stolen Peugeot Car Recovered In Pembroke

After being reported stolen almost two weeks ago, a grey Peugeot 307 car was recovered in Pembroke, and has been impounded by police as “inquiries continue.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating a grey Peugeot 307 car bearing license plate 47913, reported... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Information On Death Of Dog

Police Appeal For Information On Death Of Dog

The police continue to appeal for the public’s assistance regarding information on the dog that was found dead in the water at Admiralty House Park this past weekend. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service continues to seek the public’s assistance regarding any information they may have on the dog that was found dead in the... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

“ONE Fiber Cut Causes TBi Outage” Today

“ONE Fiber Cut Causes TBi Outage” Today

“An issue with ONE Communications’ fiber resulted in an outage for TBi customers” earlier today [Jan 20] according to a TBi spokesperson. The spokesperson said, “At approximately 11:15 a.m. today, an issue with ONE Communications’ fiber resulted in an outage for TBi customers. An investigation by TBi engineers revealed the cause originated from a... Read more of this article

BMA Advise Of Risks With Initial Coin Offerings

BMA Advise Of Risks With Initial Coin Offerings

Initial Coin Offerings [ICOs] — in which investors use cryptocurrency – are “not subject to prudential regulation” the Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA] said today, with the BMA urging the “investing public to be prudent and mindful of their accountability for their actions in this increasingly fast-moving and complex landscape.”A... Read more of this article

Minister Foggo Attends Caribbean IT Summit

Minister Foggo Attends Caribbean IT Summit

Minister of Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform Lovitta Foggo, is currently in Antigua and Barbuda with Caribbean leaders this week to participate in an IT conference. “At the invitation of the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, Minister Foggo, together with Ministerial representation from other Caribbean Islands, is engaged in a Summit today... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Hobby Zone Plan To ‘Keep Pushing’ After Fire

Hobby Zone Plan To ‘Keep Pushing’ After Fire

Following a fire at their Sandys location earlier this month, Club Hobby Zone said although it damaged many of their bikes and tools, it has not diminished their faith, and said “we have to keep pushing to realize the full potential of the endeavor.” The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service previously confirmed that on January 11th they received... Read more of this article

Photos: Collision On North Shore By Shelly Bay

Photos: Collision On North Shore By Shelly Bay

[Updated] Police, ambulance and fire personnel are on scene in the North Shore Road area by Shelly Bay this afternoon [Jan 18] following a collision. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update January 19, 12.37pm: A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:10pm Thursday, January 18th police and first responders were... Read more of this article

Man Sustains ‘Minor Injury’ After Van Overturns

Man Sustains ‘Minor Injury’ After Van Overturns

A 41-year-old Smith’s parish man “sustained a minor injury to his hand and arm” after a collision on St. David’s Road on Friday morning, the police have confirmed.A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:50am Friday, January 12th police as well as Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel attended a reported single vehicle crash along... Read more of this article