7pm Live: BNV With Swan, Lambert &  Belanger

7pm Live: BNV With Swan, Lambert & Belanger

Well known local golfer Kim Swan, Steven Lambert and Tournament Director of the Butterfield Bermuda Championship Justin Belanger will be joining Bernews at 7.00pm this evening [Oct 24] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with the duo set to discuss the upcoming golf event. The Butterfield Bermuda Championship event — which... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Event Held With Clarence Hill

Photos & Video: Event Held With Clarence Hill

People had the opportunity to meet Olympic bronze medalist Clarence Hill today [Oct 24] at Quality Kitchen, and Mr Hill –  the first Bermudian to win an Olympic medal — had praise for Flora Duffy and urged the island to keep supporting all our athletes. Speaking at the event, Dale Butler told Bernews, “We’re here at the Quality... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Oct 24th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Oct 24th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Goslings launched its ‘Flora Gold’ Bermuda rum, Clarien donated $10,000 to the Flora Duffy Fund, the ‘Flora Duffy Suite’ at Hamilton Princess was unveiled, Nia Christopher scored in a Towson draw, and Natasha Trott became the first female Bermudian Concacaf referee were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.In... Read more of this article

Bermuda Cyclists Win Three Medals In Caribbean

Bermuda Cyclists Win Three Medals In Caribbean

Bermuda began the 2021 Junior Caribbean Cycling Championships –  which is taking place in the Dominican Republic — in  spectacular style by winning three medals today. BBA President Peter Dunne said, “Held on the same course in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic where earlier this year the Elite Championships was raced with great... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 34th Annual AXA End To End

Photos & Video: 34th Annual AXA End To End

The annual AXA End-to-End event took place today [Oct 23] with walkers setting out to raise money to assist the community.Anne Mello, Chair of the Trust, previously stated: ‘This year will see the AXA End-to-End Charitable Trust surpass $6 million in donations and support to Bermudian charities over the past 34 years. We know that this support is... Read more of this article

Dr Spencer Brown Featured In New Book

Dr Spencer Brown Featured In New Book

Dr Spencer Brown has been featured in a new book entitled Bravely Being Me, a book which highlights a diverse range of individuals who were adopted. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda resident and physical performance coach Spencer Brown has been featured in a new book, designed to celebrate the achievements of a diverse range of individuals who all... Read more of this article

Premier & Minister Congratulate Dean Foggo

Premier & Minister Congratulate Dean Foggo

Premier David Burt and Minister of Education Diallo Rabain congratulated Dean Foggo for winning the Bermuda Education Network’s 2021 Outstanding Teacher Award. Premier Burt tweeted the photo below, saying: “Congratulations to former PLP MP Dean Foggo for winning the Bermuda Education Network’s 2021 Outstanding Teacher Award. Thank you to all... Read more of this article


Video: October 23rd Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: October 23rd Bernews Morning Newsflash

One more coronavirus related death, 19 new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Bermuda, 234 cases announced so far this month, Bermuda Hospitals Board moves to disaster alert level 3, Bacardi donates $10,000 to Flora Fund, Flora Duffy meets with U.S. Consulate General Karen Grissette, 25-year-old Ali Harbi Ali charged with murder of British MP David... Read more of this article

Lido Complex Remains Open & Ready To Serve

Lido Complex Remains Open & Ready To Serve

The Lido Complex confirmed that they remain open, with the “Lido and Sea Breeze currently open Tuesday to Sunday for lunch, dinner and takeout, and live entertainment is available Friday and Saturday.” A spokesperson said, “In light of the recent article regarding Elbow Beach Hotel, the management of the Lido Complex would like to... Read more of this article

1 Death, 19 New, 171 Active, 26 In KEMH, 7 In ICU

1 Death, 19 New, 171 Active, 26 In KEMH, 7 In ICU

The Ministry received 5419 test results — spanning three days — and 19 were positive, so there are now 171 active cases, of which 26 people are in hospital, with 7 in ICU and sadly, the Ministry has confirmed one more coronavirus related death.“Bermuda has recorded one more coronavirus related death this week. I extend my sincere... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Oct 22 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Oct 22 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

Covid-19: BHB Moves To Disaster Alert Level 3

Covid-19: BHB Moves To Disaster Alert Level 3

Bermuda Hospitals Board today [Oct 22] confirmed it has reduced its alert level from 4 to 3, in “response to the reduction in Covid-19 patients needing critical, emergency and acute care services.” A spokesperson said, “This is a cautionary move, as there are still people in hospital with Covid-19, and one overflow ICU is still open. Visiting... Read more of this article

Roof Wetting Ceremony At Beacon House

Roof Wetting Ceremony At Beacon House

Vision Bermuda, formerly the Bermuda Society for the Blind, held their roof wetting ceremony at Beacon House, where major renovations are currently underway. Theresa Hall, Executive Director said, “We are very excited to be at this stage in our renovation project and celebrating by holding our roof wetting ceremony. Naturally we are disappointed that... Read more of this article

Education Minister Updates On School Openings

Education Minister Updates On School Openings

“As of today, all pre-schools, primary and 3 of 4 Middle Schools have returned to in-class learning, successfully having met the required clearance,” Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said, adding that “Clearwater Middle School, CedarBridge and Berkeley will return to in-class learning after the break to complete the transition from... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

7pm Live: BNV With Swan, Lambert &  Belanger

7pm Live: BNV With Swan, Lambert & Belanger

Well known local golfer Kim Swan, Steven Lambert and Tournament Director of the Butterfield Bermuda Championship Justin Belanger will be joining Bernews at 7.00pm this evening [Oct 24] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with the duo set to discuss the upcoming golf event. The Butterfield Bermuda Championship event — which... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Event Held With Clarence Hill

Photos & Video: Event Held With Clarence Hill

People had the opportunity to meet Olympic bronze medalist Clarence Hill today [Oct 24] at Quality Kitchen, and Mr Hill –  the first Bermudian to win an Olympic medal — had praise for Flora Duffy and urged the island to keep supporting all our athletes. Speaking at the event, Dale Butler told Bernews, “We’re here at the Quality... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Oct 24th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Oct 24th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Goslings launched its ‘Flora Gold’ Bermuda rum, Clarien donated $10,000 to the Flora Duffy Fund, the ‘Flora Duffy Suite’ at Hamilton Princess was unveiled, Nia Christopher scored in a Towson draw, and Natasha Trott became the first female Bermudian Concacaf referee were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.In... Read more of this article

SPORTS

7pm Live: BNV With Swan, Lambert &  Belanger

7pm Live: BNV With Swan, Lambert & Belanger

Well known local golfer Kim Swan, Steven Lambert and Tournament Director of the Butterfield Bermuda Championship Justin Belanger will be joining Bernews at 7.00pm this evening [Oct 24] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with the duo set to discuss the upcoming golf event. The Butterfield Bermuda Championship event — which... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Event Held With Clarence Hill

Photos & Video: Event Held With Clarence Hill

People had the opportunity to meet Olympic bronze medalist Clarence Hill today [Oct 24] at Quality Kitchen, and Mr Hill –  the first Bermudian to win an Olympic medal — had praise for Flora Duffy and urged the island to keep supporting all our athletes. Speaking at the event, Dale Butler told Bernews, “We’re here at the Quality... Read more of this article

Edwards Finishes 12th In JWU Wildcat Classic

Edwards Finishes 12th In JWU Wildcat Classic

Robert Edwards and his Saint Augustine’s University Men’s Cross Country teammates concluded the regular-season cross country at the JWU Wildcat Classic in Charlotte, North Carolina. Edwards competing in the Men’s 8k Individual race finished 12th crossing the line in a time of 28:00.5. Edwards and Saint Augustine’s University Men’s... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

SiriusPoint Partner With Parameter Climate

SiriusPoint Partner With Parameter Climate

SiriusPoint Ltd. has announced a strategic partnership with Parameter Climate, a full-service climate underwriting and distribution advisory firm. A spokesperson said, “As part of the transaction, SiriusPoint has purchased a significant ownership stake in Parameter Climate in addition to providing multiyear capacity and paper. Additional capacity... Read more of this article

AXIS Supports Low-Carbon Economy Transition

AXIS Supports Low-Carbon Economy Transition

As part of its commitment to support the transition to a low-carbon economy, AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced several updates to its fossil fuel underwriting and investment policy related to thermal coal, oil sands and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. A spokesperson said, “In particular, the Company has bolstered its existing policy by... Read more of this article

La Trattoria Closing For Lunch For Two Days

La Trattoria Closing For Lunch For Two Days

The Washington Lane area by La Trattoria is getting a face lift so the Italian restaurant will have to close for lunch on Monday, October 25th and Tuesday, October 26th to allow for installation in front of the restaurant. A spokesperson said, “The Washington Lane, home of the iconic Italian restaurant La Trattoria, is getting a face lift! Passerby’s... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

La Trattoria Closing For Lunch For Two Days

La Trattoria Closing For Lunch For Two Days

The Washington Lane area by La Trattoria is getting a face lift so the Italian restaurant will have to close for lunch on Monday, October 25th and Tuesday, October 26th to allow for installation in front of the restaurant. A spokesperson said, “The Washington Lane, home of the iconic Italian restaurant La Trattoria, is getting a face lift! Passerby’s... Read more of this article

Dr Spencer Brown Featured In New Book

Dr Spencer Brown Featured In New Book

Dr Spencer Brown has been featured in a new book entitled Bravely Being Me, a book which highlights a diverse range of individuals who were adopted. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda resident and physical performance coach Spencer Brown has been featured in a new book, designed to celebrate the achievements of a diverse range of individuals who all... Read more of this article

Lido Complex Remains Open & Ready To Serve

Lido Complex Remains Open & Ready To Serve

The Lido Complex confirmed that they remain open, with the “Lido and Sea Breeze currently open Tuesday to Sunday for lunch, dinner and takeout, and live entertainment is available Friday and Saturday.” A spokesperson said, “In light of the recent article regarding Elbow Beach Hotel, the management of the Lido Complex would like to... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Entomologist Claire Jessey To Speak On Ants

Entomologist Claire Jessey To Speak On Ants

The Eco Lunch & Learn series — a collaboration between Bermuda College and BEST — will hold the first presentation of the third series on October 28th with entomologist Claire Jessey set to speak on ants. A spokesperson said, “The popular Eco Lunch & Learn series, a collaboration between Bermuda College and BEST [Bermuda Environmental... Read more of this article

AXIS Supports Low-Carbon Economy Transition

AXIS Supports Low-Carbon Economy Transition

As part of its commitment to support the transition to a low-carbon economy, AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced several updates to its fossil fuel underwriting and investment policy related to thermal coal, oil sands and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. A spokesperson said, “In particular, the Company has bolstered its existing policy by... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Walter Roban Press Conference

Video: Minister Walter Roban Press Conference

[Updated] Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban is holding a press conference this afternoon [Oct 21] to advise on the importance of Bermuda’s role in the United Nations Climate Change Conference to be held next month in Glasgow, Scotland. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast... Read more of this article

CRIME

Man Charged With Murder Of MP David Amess

Man Charged With Murder Of MP David Amess

25-year-old Ali Harbi Ali has been charged  in an English court with the murder of British MP David Amess –  who served as the Chair of the Britain-Bermuda All-Party Parliamentary Group –  according to the UK media. The Guardian’s report said, “Prosecutors have charged a man with the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess... Read more of this article

Public Cautioned About Email Scams Circulating

Public Cautioned About Email Scams Circulating

The Ministry of Labour is advising the public of two fake emails in circulation, one purporting to be from the Department of Financial Assistance and the other relating to Covid-19 status validation. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Labour advises the public of two fake emails in circulation. One claims to be an offer of assistance... Read more of this article

Suspect Arrested Following Sexual Assault

Suspect Arrested Following Sexual Assault

A 36-year-old suspect has been arrested in relation to the aggravated burglary and sexual assault at a Smiths Parish residence yesterday [Oct 19], the police have confirmed, adding that the investigation continues and anyone with any information should contact them.A police spokesperson said, “A 36-year-old suspect has been arrested in relation... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Public Cautioned About Email Scams Circulating

Public Cautioned About Email Scams Circulating

The Ministry of Labour is advising the public of two fake emails in circulation, one purporting to be from the Department of Financial Assistance and the other relating to Covid-19 status validation. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Labour advises the public of two fake emails in circulation. One claims to be an offer of assistance from the Department... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: “I Am From Bermuda”

Wallpaper Wednesday: “I Am From Bermuda”

Olympic champion Flora Duffy delivered a message brimming with national pride during Flora Duffy Day, with paraphrased quotes from the speech — “I Am From Bermuda” — featured on the latest designs in Bernews weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series. Her poignant speech was extremely well received, quickly surpassing over 25,000 video views on Bernews, and earning wide... Read more of this article

Police Warn About Two Online Frauds Circulating

Police Warn About Two Online Frauds Circulating

The police have issued a warning about “two forms of online fraud currently circulating within the community.” A police spokesperson said, “One form involves persons being contacted on social media platforms such as Instagram, by individuals they believe to be family members or friends. The “family/friend” would then pitch an investment opportunity, promising... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Motorcyclist On General Ward, Cyclist In ICU

Motorcyclist On General Ward, Cyclist In ICU

The 26-year-old female motorcyclist that was injured in a collision on October 16th in Hamilton parish is recovering on a general ward, while a 58-year-old male pedal cyclist who was injured in a collision on October 17th in Flatts remains in the ICU. A police spokesperson said, “The 26-year-old female motorcyclist injured in a serious road traffic... Read more of this article

Cyclist In Critical Condition After Collision

Cyclist In Critical Condition After Collision

A 58-year-old male pedal cyclist is listed in critical condition in the ICU following a collision in Flatts last night [Oct 17]. A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 6:00 p.m. on Sunday 17th October, 2021, police and other emergency services responded to a report of a serious road traffic collision involving a pedal cyclist and a motorcar... Read more of this article

Driver Arrested After Collision In Hamilton Parish

Driver Arrested After Collision In Hamilton Parish

A driver was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst impaired after a collision late last night in Hamilton Parish. A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 11:20 p.m. on Saturday 16th October, 2021, police and other first responders were despatched to a serious two vehicle road traffic collision involving a private car and a motorbike, near... Read more of this article




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