Photos: Berkeley Institute Prize Giving Ceremony

Photos: Berkeley Institute Prize Giving Ceremony

The Berkeley Institute held its annual prize giving ceremony this week, with the event honouring students’ excellence, with the Chairman of the Berkeley Institute Board of Governors Craig Bridgewater and guest speaker Lt/Col Edward Lamb presenting certificates to the students. Related... Read more of this article

2022 Day Of Persons With Disabilities Events

2022 Day Of Persons With Disabilities Events

The Minister of Social Development and Seniors, Tinee Furbert is inviting the public to join the Proclamation of the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities [IDPD] on Monday. “On Monday, November 28th, at 12:30 pm on the steps of City Hall, we invite the public to join us for the Proclamation of the UN International Day of Persons with... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Rockin Around The City Tree

Photos & Video: Rockin Around The City Tree

The City of Hamilton held their ‘Rockin’ Around the City Tree’ event last night [Nov 25] with crowds of people showing up to enjoy the festive event. Senior Events and Marketing Coordinator at the City, Tamara Smith previously said, “Nothing signifies the start of the Christmas season more than a visit from Santa and hot chocolate around the... Read more of this article

Video: Nov 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Nov 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Congratulations extended to Dame Flora Duffy, GDP decreased 1.7% in 2nd quarter of 2022, road sobriety checkpoints tonight, children greet Santa Claus at airport, Princess serves dinner at Salvation Army, Fruit juices, bread & frozen entrees prices up and Annabelle Miller & Charlotte Millington win gold are some of the stories in this morning’s... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Nov 25 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Nov 25 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 Stories 30 Minute Video: Nov 24... Read more of this article

Princess Serves Dinner At Salvation Army

Princess Serves Dinner At Salvation Army

The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club kicked off the festive season by serving up its annual Thanksgiving dinner yesterday [Nov 24] at The Salvation Army North Street Citadel in Hamilton. Hotel General Manager, Tim Morrison, handing out Thanksgiving dinners, while Kelli Edwards, Salvation Army CFS Worker, looks on. Hotel Director of Sales &... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Children Greet Santa At Airport

Photos & Video: Children Greet Santa At Airport

[Updated with photos] Tis the season for all things jolly, and there’s nothing merrier than a visit from Santa Claus, who landed in Bermuda via Delta Airlines today, with Santa greeting children at the airport in advance of his appearance at The Annex Toys this evening [Nov 25]. A spokesperson said, “The Annex Toys, Skyport Concierge Service... Read more of this article


GDP Decreased 1.7% In 2nd Quarter Of 2022

GDP Decreased 1.7% In 2nd Quarter Of 2022

According to the Quarterly Gross Domestic Product [GDP] report from the Department of Statistics, during the second quarter 2022, GDP at “constant prices was estimated at $1,498.7 million, falling 1.7% year-over-year after adjusting for inflation.” Charts extracted from the report: Speaking a press conference yesterday, Minister of Economy and... Read more of this article

Photos: Dame Flora Duffy Wins World Title

Photos: Dame Flora Duffy Wins World Title

Bermuda’s Dame Flora Duffy grabbed the Bermuda flag as she crossed the finish line in first place in Abu Dhabi this morning [Nov 25] to claim yet another World Championship title, becoming the four time WTS World Champion, and the first woman to accomplish such a feat. Dame Flora has won world titles across multiple federations, and today’s... Read more of this article

Dame Flora Duffy Wins World Championship

Dame Flora Duffy Wins World Championship

[Updated] Bermuda’s Dame Flora Duffy has reset the record books, claiming another World Championship title this morning [Nov 25] in Abu Dhabi, grabbing the Bermuda flag as she crossed the finish line to become the four time WTS World Champion. The reigning Olympic champion, who thrilled the hometown fans with her victory in Bermuda earlier this... Read more of this article

PrivCom Welcomes New Assistant Commissioner

PrivCom Welcomes New Assistant Commissioner

Assistant Privacy Commissioner Christopher Moulder is the newest member of the senior leadership team at The Office of the Privacy Commissioner [PrivCom]. He shared, “It is important for all Bermudians to understand their privacy rights and remain in control of their information. PIPA will provide Bermudians with these rights, and I look forward... Read more of this article

Video: Nov 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Nov 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Dame Flora Duffy wins another World Championship title, BWS issue Gale Warning for Friday & Saturday, Bermuda fishing industry express concerns about Government’s plans, road sobriety checkpoints tonight, tickets to be issued for illegal plates & tint, PrivCom welcomes new Assistant Commissioner, Ariel Re provides Thanksgiving lunch... Read more of this article

Fruit Juices, Bread & Frozen Entrees Prices Up

Fruit Juices, Bread & Frozen Entrees Prices Up

On a month to month basis, tenderloin prices increased by 8.4%, frozen entrees went up 3.4%, and soft drinks went up 2.9%. This is according to the recently released August Consumer Price Index which said that on an overall month to month basis the food sector increased 1.0% in August, while an annual basic food sector prices rose 9.5%. As far as year... Read more of this article

Students Join Gathering At Warwick Club

Students Join Gathering At Warwick Club

Students from Paget Primary, Purvis Primary and Warwick Academy joined today in a symbolic gathering at the grounds of Warwick Workman’s Club. Glenn Fubler said, “Students from Paget and Purvis Primary, as well as Warwick Academy- led by their Principals: Sonia Haley-Raynor, Enid Jacobs-Furbert and Dave Horan- joined today, in a symbolic gathering... Read more of this article

Video: Fishing Industry Press Conference

Video: Fishing Industry Press Conference

[Updated] Members of the local fishing industry are holding a press conference this afternoon [Nov 24], 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 replay is below Update: The Government issued a response, it follows in full below: The Ministry of Home Affairs... Read more of this article

Ariel Re Provides Thanksgiving Lunch At TLC

Ariel Re Provides Thanksgiving Lunch At TLC

Staff from Ariel Re provided a Thanksgiving Day lunch today [Nov 24] for seven mothers and their children at the Transformational Living Centre [TLC] for Families. A spokesperson said, “Charity Committee members from Ariel Re helped deliver the traditional Thanksgiving turkey lunch at the surprise event today. “The Transformational Living Centre... Read more of this article

Tickets To Be Issued For Illegal Plates & Tint

Tickets To Be Issued For Illegal Plates & Tint

Now that the public has been notified of the changes in law regarding “penalties for illegal licence plates and illegal tint, police officers will be issuing tickets for these offences starting today,” the police said. Chief Inspector Robert Cardwell [Tactical Operations] said, “We have gone through a phase of exercising discretion and... Read more of this article

BWS Issue Gale Warning For Friday & Saturday

BWS Issue Gale Warning For Friday & Saturday

The Bermuda Weather Service [BWS] has issued a Gale Warning valid for late Friday night [Nov 25] and Saturday morning [Nov 26]. In an online post, the Bermuda Weather Service said, “Good evening Bermuda! A Gale Warning has been issued for late Friday night and Saturday morning. Gale force winds, rain and chilly temperatures are expected to start... Read more of this article

Day For Elimination Of Violence Against Women

Day For Elimination Of Violence Against Women

“In observance of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which starts on Friday, November 25th, I will UNiTE in solidarity with women from the public and private sectors who are activists for the prevention of violence against women and girls.” said the Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Nov 24 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Nov 24 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 Stories 30 Minute Video: Nov 25... Read more of this article

CAA: “End Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault”

CAA: “End Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault”

 The Centre Against Abuse [CAA] is launching a movement to “encourage the Bermuda community to end domestic abuse and sexual assault.” A spokesperson said, “Globally, 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence is observed between November 25th [Elimination of Violence Against Women day] and December 10th [Human Rights Day]. “This... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Thank You For Musicals’ Opens Tonight

Photos: ‘Thank You For Musicals’ Opens Tonight

[Written by Isabella Gaugain] The Warwick Academy‘s Drama Department “Thank You For The Musicals” opens tonight and they can hardly wait! The production includes 16 different musicals with 15 original vignettes, “A complicated but exciting show.” says Sarah Bowers, Head of Faculty of Creative and Technical Arts at Warwick... Read more of this article

BEDC: Shop Local Online On Cyber Monday

BEDC: Shop Local Online On Cyber Monday

Bermuda residents are invited to shop online with local businesses on Cyber Monday which will be held on November 28th. A spokesperson said, “Cyber Monday was first launched in 2010 during Global Entrepreneurship Week as an online initiative aimed at encouraging residents to “Shop Local.” Its goal remains to support the development of local e-commerce... Read more of this article

BNT Christmas Walkabout Set For December 2

BNT Christmas Walkabout Set For December 2

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] Christmas Walkabout is set to take place next Friday, December 2 in St George’s. A spokesperson said, “St. George’s is the place to be on the evening of Friday 2 December to enjoy the magic of the Bermuda National Trust Christmas Walkabout in the World Heritage Site. For over 40 years, this highly anticipated... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Photos & Video: Rockin Around The City Tree

Photos & Video: Rockin Around The City Tree

The City of Hamilton held their ‘Rockin’ Around the City Tree’ event last night [Nov 25] with crowds of people showing up to enjoy the festive event. Senior Events and Marketing Coordinator at the City, Tamara Smith previously said, “Nothing signifies the start of the Christmas season more than a visit from Santa and hot chocolate around the... Read more of this article

Video: Nov 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Nov 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Congratulations extended to Dame Flora Duffy, GDP decreased 1.7% in 2nd quarter of 2022, road sobriety checkpoints tonight, children greet Santa Claus at airport, Princess serves dinner at Salvation Army, Fruit juices, bread & frozen entrees prices up and Annabelle Miller & Charlotte Millington win gold are some of the stories in this morning’s... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Nov 25 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Nov 25 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 Stories 30 Minute Video: Nov 24... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Antigua Bermuda Sailing Race To Return In 2023

Antigua Bermuda Sailing Race To Return In 2023

After a three-year Covid hiatus, the fourth edition of the Antigua Bermuda Race will be held in May, 2023. A statement on the event website said, “After a three-year Covid hiatus, the fourth edition of the Antigua Bermuda Race will start from Antigua May 9th 2023. The 935nm oceanic race is managed by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in association... Read more of this article

Bermuda Boccia Players World Rankings

Bermuda Boccia Players World Rankings

With the Rio de Janeiro 2022 World Boccia Championships set to get underway on December 5th, take a look at the Bermuda players’ current Boccia world rankings just released by the Boccia International Sports Federation [BISFed]. Yushae Desilva-Andrade is ranked 23rd in the BC1 Individuals Female Class and Omar Hayward is now ranked 33rd in the... Read more of this article

Desmond Competes In Bucknell Invitational

Desmond Competes In Bucknell Invitational

Brian Desmond and his Fordham University men’s swimming & diving teammates competed at the Bucknell Invitational. In the men’s 100 yard backstroke, Desmond finished 6th in the C final, with a time of 52.48, which saw him finish 22nd overall. Related Stories Bermuda Swim Coaches Pick Season’s Top 10 Photos: Swimming Championships Final... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 26

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 26

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday November 26th. On Monday the Oleander container ship and the Norwegian Joy cruise ship are expected, on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship will arrive, and on Friday the MSC Seascape cruise ship is scheduled to... Read more of this article

Markel Merges PFR With Expanded Cyber Team

Markel Merges PFR With Expanded Cyber Team

Markel International, a subsidiary of Markel Corporation [MKL] announced that it will merge its professional and financial risks [PFR] division with its recently expanded cyber team. A spokesperson said, “The decision to merge the two divisions is part of the wholesale business’ efforts to simplify the trading experience for its broking partners... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Nov 25 2022

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Nov 25 2022

November 25 saw 1,000 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $4,900.00 BD. 800 shares were traded by Argus Group Holdings Ltd, closing down 21.0% at $5.05 per share, while the other 200 shares were traded by Bermuda Press [Holdings] Ltd, closing down 9.5% at $4.30 per share. The BSX finished at 2,350.80, down 1.37% on the day. There... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Photos & Video: Rockin Around The City Tree

Photos & Video: Rockin Around The City Tree

The City of Hamilton held their ‘Rockin’ Around the City Tree’ event last night [Nov 25] with crowds of people showing up to enjoy the festive event. Senior Events and Marketing Coordinator at the City, Tamara Smith previously said, “Nothing signifies the start of the Christmas season more than a visit from Santa and hot chocolate around the... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Thank You For Musicals’ Opens Tonight

Photos: ‘Thank You For Musicals’ Opens Tonight

[Written by Isabella Gaugain] The Warwick Academy‘s Drama Department “Thank You For The Musicals” opens tonight and they can hardly wait! The production includes 16 different musicals with 15 original vignettes, “A complicated but exciting show.” says Sarah Bowers, Head of Faculty of Creative and Technical Arts at Warwick... Read more of this article

BNT Christmas Walkabout Set For December 2

BNT Christmas Walkabout Set For December 2

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] Christmas Walkabout is set to take place next Friday, December 2 in St George’s. A spokesperson said, “St. George’s is the place to be on the evening of Friday 2 December to enjoy the magic of the Bermuda National Trust Christmas Walkabout in the World Heritage Site. For over 40 years, this highly anticipated... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Photos: Brownies Create Eco Friendly Hats

Photos: Brownies Create Eco Friendly Hats

In preparation for their zero waste badges, the First Devonshire Brownies have been “conserving water at home and becoming more aware of food packaging and accumulation of waste in their own lives.” A spokesperson said, “They are monitoring their usage of single use plastics and studying the subsequent impact of plastics in the ocean,... Read more of this article

160 Students Sign Up For Youth Climate Summit

160 Students Sign Up For Youth Climate Summit

160 students have signed up to participate in the weeklong Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s Youth Climate Summit. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s Second Annual Youth Climate Summit [YCS] is fast approaching, and the BUEI Team are looking forward to welcoming the 2022 YCS participants. Building... Read more of this article

Collaborative Group Maintaining Railway Trail

Collaborative Group Maintaining Railway Trail

Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] is collaborating with the Association of Bermuda International Companies [ABIC], the Ministry of Public Works and the Department of Parks in a project aimed at maintaining the railway trail for all to enjoy. A spokesperson said,  “The railway trail is Bermuda’s largest national park and is home to a wide variety... Read more of this article

CRIME

Bevan Faces Losing Pension For £1.7M Theft

Bevan Faces Losing Pension For £1.7M Theft

Authorities are reportedly “seeking funds” from Jeffrey Bevan‘s pension following his conviction for stealing from the Bermudian Government. The BBC reported, “An accountant who stole £1.7m from the Bermudian government is facing losing his pension as attempts to claw back money he took continue. Jeffrey Bevan made more than... Read more of this article

Police Warn About Social Media Sale Scams

Police Warn About Social Media Sale Scams

The Bermuda Police Service,[BPS] said they have “received several reports of persons being duped into making online payments for the purchase of goods advertised for sale on several social media platforms, only to then not receive the items paid for.” A spokesperson said, “The BPS is asking the public to be extremely vigilant when... Read more of this article

Male Arrested For Possessing Knife On Bus

Male Arrested For Possessing Knife On Bus

A suspect has been arrested “after he was found to be in possession of a knife while onboard a public bus,” the police said. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, 15th November, 2022, police attended a road traffic collision involving a PTB bus, on Middle Road, near the junction with Chapel Road, Paget. “As passengers... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

BEDC: Shop Local Online On Cyber Monday

BEDC: Shop Local Online On Cyber Monday

Bermuda residents are invited to shop online with local businesses on Cyber Monday which will be held on November 28th. A spokesperson said, “Cyber Monday was first launched in 2010 during Global Entrepreneurship Week as an online initiative aimed at encouraging residents to “Shop Local.” Its goal remains to support the development of local e-commerce business in... Read more of this article

CoinDesk Money Reimagined Features Bermuda

CoinDesk Money Reimagined Features Bermuda

CoinDesk’s Money Reimagined has featured Bermuda in their recent podcast episode titled “A Growing Digital Assets-Based Finance Community: Bermuda Part 2.” “On this episode of ‘Money Reimagined,’ hosts Michael Casey and Sheila Warren speak with Denis Pitcher, chief fintech adviser to the Office of the Premier in the territory, and Chancellor Barnett, chairman... Read more of this article

Niall Sheehy Appointed New CEO At One Comms

Niall Sheehy Appointed New CEO At One Comms

The One Communications’ Board of Directors has named Niall Sheehy as the new Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1, 2022. A spokesperson said, “Niall will be replacing Frank Amaral who is retiring from the telecommunications industry. Sheehy has more than 20 years’ experience in executive leadership roles in the telecommunications sector. “He most... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Motorcycle Rider Injured In Collision In Pembroke

Motorcycle Rider Injured In Collision In Pembroke

A male motorcycle rider was injured in collision at the junction of Spurling Hill and Crow Lane last night [Nov 25]. A police spokesperson said, “Around 6:40pm on Friday 25th November 2022, police and first responders were dispatched to a report of a serious two vehicle collision at the junction of Spurling Hill and Crow Lane, Pembroke. “Early... Read more of this article

Car Driver Injured In Crash In Paget

Car Driver Injured In Crash In Paget

[Updated] A car driver was injured in a collision in Paget this evening [Nov 22]. A police spokesperson said, “Around 10:10pm today, Tuesday 22nd November 2022, a reported single vehicle car crash occurred in the Middle Road, St. Paul’s Lane Paget area. “Details are limited at this time. However, initial information suggests that the car... Read more of this article

Rental Cycle Crash, Driver ‘Not Located’

Rental Cycle Crash, Driver ‘Not Located’

[Updated] Police officers found a “rental cycle lodged crashed into a nearby wall in Hamilton parish early this morning [Nov 20] and the ”driver of the damaged vehicle could not be located” A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:30 a.m. on Sunday 20th November 2022, police officers responded to a single vehicle road traffic collision... Read more of this article




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