30 Minute Video: Jan 26 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Jan 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:  Read More →

New ‘Fudgesicle’ Children’s Book Released

New ‘Fudgesicle’ Children’s Book Released

Minister Tinee Furbert has released a new children’s book, Fudgesicle, which features a young girl’s introduction to a chocolate-flavored Bermuda fudgesicle, with illustrations by Bermudian artist Gherdai Hassell. The book is described as: “Fudgesicle is a colorful, positive, upbeat story of a young girl’s introduction to a chocolate-flavored... Read more of this article

Plans To Revive Women’s Basketball League

Plans To Revive Women’s Basketball League

[Written by Stephen Wright] Female basketball players are encouraged to join weekly training sessions at The Centre in Angle Street, Hamilton. Shari Scott, a basketball enthusiast, has been holding weekly scrimmages from 6 pm to 7.30 pm for up to 12 players and hopes to launch a 3v3 league in April or May. The 35-year-old said players of all ages and... Read more of this article

15% Vacancy Rate At City Ground Floor Level

15% Vacancy Rate At City Ground Floor Level

The City of Hamilton “has a vacancy rate of 15% at ground floor level” and “we predict that this figure is likely to increase as the full and long-term impacts of the pandemic are felt. ” This is according to the recently released City of Hamilton Plan 2023 Consultative Draft which said, “Our research has found that the... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Decreased 0.2% In October 2022

Retail Sales Decreased 0.2% In October 2022

After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 5.8% in October – the overall volume of retail sales decreased 0.2% when compared to October 2021, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. A Government spokesperson said, “Today, the Ministry of Economy and Labour released the October 2022 Retail Sales... Read more of this article

2023 Carnival Costumes To Be Unveiled

2023 Carnival Costumes To Be Unveiled

Carnival In Bermuda announced that the Bermuda Mas Bands “have been gearing up over the past few months and are now ready to release their presentations for Revel De Road 2023.” A spokesperson said, “Party People Entertainment will stoke the flames for Band Launch Season as they present their theme ‘The House of Dragons,’... Read more of this article

Video: BTA Highlights Humpback Whales

Video: BTA Highlights Humpback Whales

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has released a video titled ‘The Tale of the Bermuda Whale,’ noting that “humpback whales are a sight to be seen during their annual retreat to Bermuda’s waters.” The video’s description says, “The humpback whales are a sight to be seen during their annual retreat to Bermuda’s... Read more of this article


Free Health Checks For Men 60 And Above

Free Health Checks For Men 60 And Above

A free health clinic is aiming to address pervasive health conditions “that have been identified as common threats to the local mature male population.” A spokesperson said, “Daily Male is a clinic designed to offer free men’s health screening for Prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease among the over-60 male demographic, which... Read more of this article

Video: Jan 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Jan 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Man arrested in connection with robbery, CahowCams capture egg laying, Monetary Authority 2023 Business Plan released, BNA to resume their Saturday leagues, Vasco team prepare for tournament in Azores, Karting: Scott Barnes hoping for sponsorship, SJD World launches new subscription service and Covid Update: 16 known active, 10 in hospital are some... Read more of this article

Former RBR Commander Sentenced To Jail

Former RBR Commander Sentenced To Jail

Former commanding officer of the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] David Curley has been sentenced to six months in jail after admitting to a charge of official corruption A ZBM report said, “The 55-year-old former Lieutenant-Colonel had pleaded guilty to a charge of official corruption last July. His sentence totals 18 months, with 12 months suspended... Read more of this article

Covid Update: 16 Known Active, 10 In Hospital

Covid Update: 16 Known Active, 10 In Hospital

The Bermuda Government has released the latest Covid-19 figures today [Jan 25], and there are now 16 known active cases, with 10 of the 16 people in hospital. The amount of recorded deaths remains at 157,  the same as last week, and there has now been a total of 18,593 cases recorded since 2020. You can find more information on the links below... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Jan 25 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Jan 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:  Read More →

Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas Featured As ‘Pac Leader’

Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas Featured As ‘Pac Leader’

Bermudian author and administrator Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas has been featured as a ‘Pac Leader’ on the Pac 12 Network, “an American sports-oriented digital cable and satellite television network owned by the Pac-12 Conference.” A spokesperson said, “Bermudian author and administrator, Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas, has been featured as a Pac... Read more of this article

Man Arrested In Connection With Robbery

Man Arrested In Connection With Robbery

A 27-year-old man was arrested in connection with robbery at Ice Queen in Paget, with the police arresting the suspect and taking him to hospital for treatment of an injury he received after dropping the cash register and injuring himself. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:35 a.m. today, Wednesday, January 25th, 2023, police officers responded... Read more of this article

Video: CahowCams Capture Egg Laying

Video: CahowCams Capture Egg Laying

The CahowCams on Nonsuch Island recently captured a live stream of a female Cahow laying an egg, with the first chicks expected to hatch “during the last few days of February, following the 50 to 53-day incubation period.” A spokesperson said, “On January 18 at 7:17pm, the female returned to the CahowCam2 burrow where her mate had... Read more of this article

Video: Government & BNA Press Conference

Video: Government & BNA Press Conference

“I am happy to announce that a temporary solution for the BNA to resume their Saturday leagues, thanks to Whitney Middle School and CedarBridge Academy, who have generously offered to share their facilities until the end of the season,” Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Senator Owen Darrell said. Minister Darrell said, “The public may... Read more of this article

Vasco Team Prepare For Tournament In Azores

Vasco Team Prepare For Tournament In Azores

The Vasco Youth Programme has been invited to send an under-11 select team to take part in the 15th edition of the International U11 Football Tournament of the Azores, taking place from April 5 to April 8, 2023. A spokesperson said, “The club’s participation follows an invitation which was extended in November 2022 by officials of Clube União Micaelense,... Read more of this article

Monetary Authority 2023 Business Plan Released

Monetary Authority 2023 Business Plan Released

The Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA] has released its 2023 Business Plan. A spokesperson said, “The document is a blueprint for the year ahead, detailing how the BMA will continue to deliver its mandate, the progress it plans to make on its multi-year phased initiatives and the projects it will launch to maintain agility and nimbleness in its... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: Jan 26 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Jan 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:  Read More →

Video: BTA Highlights Humpback Whales

Video: BTA Highlights Humpback Whales

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has released a video titled ‘The Tale of the Bermuda Whale,’ noting that “humpback whales are a sight to be seen during their annual retreat to Bermuda’s waters.” The video’s description says, “The humpback whales are a sight to be seen during their annual retreat to Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Video: Jan 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Jan 26th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Man arrested in connection with robbery, CahowCams capture egg laying, Monetary Authority 2023 Business Plan released, BNA to resume their Saturday leagues, Vasco team prepare for tournament in Azores, Karting: Scott Barnes hoping for sponsorship, SJD World launches new subscription service and Covid Update: 16 known active, 10 in hospital are some... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Wells Ranked 11th In Championship Scorers

Wells Ranked 11th In Championship Scorers

Nahki Wells is currently ranked as the 11th top scorer in the English Championship League, which is the second-highest overall in the English football league system, after the Premier League. The Bermudian footballer, who has scored nine goal so far this season, recently signed a new two-year deal at Bristol City, with the club calling him a “fantastic... Read more of this article

Plans To Revive Women’s Basketball League

Plans To Revive Women’s Basketball League

[Written by Stephen Wright] Female basketball players are encouraged to join weekly training sessions at The Centre in Angle Street, Hamilton. Shari Scott, a basketball enthusiast, has been holding weekly scrimmages from 6 pm to 7.30 pm for up to 12 players and hopes to launch a 3v3 league in April or May. The 35-year-old said players of all ages and... Read more of this article

14 Qualify As CEA Show Judges & Stewards

14 Qualify As CEA Show Judges & Stewards

Fourteen Bermuda candidates have successfully qualified as national and CEA regional show jumping judges and stewards. A spokesperson said, “Elected as the President of the Caribbean Equestrian Association in 2022, Bermuda’s own Heidi Shelley Mello has already successfully achieved her major goal to improve the education of national and regional... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Summit Early Bird Registration To End On Jan 27

Summit Early Bird Registration To End On Jan 27

Potential attendees of the Bermuda Business Development Agency’s [BDA] second annual Bermuda Risk Summit, being held at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club from March 6-8, are reminded the early bird registration price will end tomorrow [Jan 27]. A spokesperson said, “Included in the early bird price are keynote breakfasts, networking breaks... Read more of this article

Goslings ‘Dark ‘N Stormy’ Cans Now In U.K.

Goslings ‘Dark ‘N Stormy’ Cans Now In U.K.

Bermuda’s iconic Dark ‘n Stormy is now available in a can in the United Kingdom, with retailer Waitrose selling the Goslings product. The Hull Daily Mail website said, “This year rum is being tipped to be the new gin and Waitrose customers can now easily discover one of the world’s most renowned rum cocktails without having to mix... Read more of this article

15% Vacancy Rate At City Ground Floor Level

15% Vacancy Rate At City Ground Floor Level

The City of Hamilton “has a vacancy rate of 15% at ground floor level” and “we predict that this figure is likely to increase as the full and long-term impacts of the pandemic are felt. ” This is according to the recently released City of Hamilton Plan 2023 Consultative Draft which said, “Our research has found that the... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

New ‘Fudgesicle’ Children’s Book Released

New ‘Fudgesicle’ Children’s Book Released

Minister Tinee Furbert has released a new children’s book, Fudgesicle, which features a young girl’s introduction to a chocolate-flavored Bermuda fudgesicle, with illustrations by Bermudian artist Gherdai Hassell. The book is described as: “Fudgesicle is a colorful, positive, upbeat story of a young girl’s introduction to a chocolate-flavored... Read more of this article

Jan 28: Creatives Live To Feature Working Title

Jan 28: Creatives Live To Feature Working Title

On Saturday [Jan 28], the first Creatives Live! event of the year kicks off with Working Title performing at Warwick Workman’s Club. Sponsored by the Department of Culture this year the popular Creatives Live! concert series will be taking place at a few community venues around the island. On Saturday, Working Title will be performing from 9.00 p.m.... Read more of this article

2023 Carnival Costumes To Be Unveiled

2023 Carnival Costumes To Be Unveiled

Carnival In Bermuda announced that the Bermuda Mas Bands “have been gearing up over the past few months and are now ready to release their presentations for Revel De Road 2023.” A spokesperson said, “Party People Entertainment will stoke the flames for Band Launch Season as they present their theme ‘The House of Dragons,’... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Video: BTA Highlights Humpback Whales

Video: BTA Highlights Humpback Whales

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has released a video titled ‘The Tale of the Bermuda Whale,’ noting that “humpback whales are a sight to be seen during their annual retreat to Bermuda’s waters.” The video’s description says, “The humpback whales are a sight to be seen during their annual retreat to Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Distinguished Programs Partner With SiriusPoint

Distinguished Programs Partner With SiriusPoint

Distinguished Programs, a national insurance program manager, announced a new partnership with SiriusPoint Ltd., to expand into Environmental, Construction Pollution and Professional Insurance. A spokesperson said, “As part of the agreement, SiriusPoint’s Environmental team led by Doug Stepenosky will move to Distinguished. Business will... Read more of this article

Parks Department To Run Agricultural Exhibition

Parks Department To Run Agricultural Exhibition

The AG Show Ltd Committee announced that “the Department of Parks will run and be solely responsible” for this year’s Ag Show, and the Government confirmed that the “Ministry has set aside a budget of $100,000 to put on the event” and “this year, from 27 April to 29 April, the public can expect the show to be at 75 to... Read more of this article

CRIME

Former RBR Commander Sentenced To Jail

Former RBR Commander Sentenced To Jail

Former commanding officer of the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] David Curley has been sentenced to six months in jail after admitting to a charge of official corruption A ZBM report said, “The 55-year-old former Lieutenant-Colonel had pleaded guilty to a charge of official corruption last July. His sentence totals 18 months, with 12 months suspended... Read more of this article

Man Arrested In Connection With Robbery

Man Arrested In Connection With Robbery

A 27-year-old man was arrested in connection with robbery at Ice Queen in Paget, with the police arresting the suspect and taking him to hospital for treatment of an injury he received after dropping the cash register and injuring himself. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:35 a.m. today, Wednesday, January 25th, 2023, police officers responded... Read more of this article

Two Males Arrested Following Assault

Two Males Arrested Following Assault

Two males have been arrested in connection with the “alleged assault of a 17-year-old male” yesterday in Pembroke, the police confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is investigating the alleged assault of a 17-year-old male, which reportedly took place around 10:20 a.m. yesterday, Monday 23rd January, 2023,... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Dan Rance Joins Resilience Bermuda

Dan Rance Joins Resilience Bermuda

Resilience announced that Dan Rance will be joining as Head of Resilience Bermuda and Global Head of Large Accounts. A spokesperson said, “Resilience, the next-generation cyber risk solutions company, is proud to announce that Dan Rance will be joining as Head of Resilience Bermuda and Global Head of Large Accounts to help accelerate delivery of their Cyber Resilience... Read more of this article

SJD World Launches New Subscription Service

SJD World Launches New Subscription Service

SJD World announced the launch of its new subscription services, with the company saying they offer “packages meeting the full gamut of client graphic design needs.” A spokesperson said, “In a bid to support local and international businesses without a full-time in-house graphic designer, SJD World Ltd, an award-winning graphic and web design company... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pink Glass Butterfly

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pink Glass Butterfly

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a pink Bermuda flag glass butterfly. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You can download both sizes below, and check back on Bernews every... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Three Arrested In Connection With Vehicle Fires

Three Arrested In Connection With Vehicle Fires

Three suspects have been arrested in connection with two vehicle fires in Devonshire this week, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “At 1:15 a.m. today, Friday, January 20th, 2023, police attended a reported vehicle fire involving a motorcar, in the area of Derwent Lane, Devonshire. “Upon arrival officers spoke with a resident... Read more of this article

Two People Injured In Collision In Paget

Two People Injured In Collision In Paget

[Updated] There was a collision involving two motorcycles on Middle Road in Paget this evening [Jan 19] and the police said “early information indicates that two persons were hurt and that their injuries may be serious.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 5pm today, Thursday 19th January 2023, a collision involving two motorcycles... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal For Witnesses To Collision In Paget

BPS Appeal For Witnesses To Collision In Paget

The police are appealing for witnesses to a “collision involving two persons on a motorcycle” that occurred between 10:00 p.m. and 10:30p.m on Tuesday [Dec 6] in Paget. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service, [BPS], is seeking the public’s assistance with information about a collision involving two persons on a motorcycle... Read more of this article




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