28-Year-Old Man Hurt In Motorcycle Crash

28-Year-Old Man Hurt In Motorcycle Crash

A 28-year-old man was found in the road on Middle Road in Devonshire on Friday evening, and “motorcycle debris thought to be from this incident was later found along Frog Lane, Devonshire.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:40pm Friday, January 24th police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Wins Ironman 70.3 South Africa

Flora Duffy Wins Ironman 70.3 South Africa

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy raced to victory in the Ironman 70.3 South Africa this weekend, recording a dominating victory that saw her finish some two minutes ahead of the second place finisher. “No surprise to see Flora Duffy in a league of her own in the swim, she’s typically seen at the front of every race alongside the likes of Jess Learmonth... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Jan 26th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Jan 26th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that martial artists from Bermuda won medals in Virginia, Caitlyn Bobb set a new Bermuda indoor national record, Andrea Cahill won medals in a New York City tournament, and the AG Show donated 30 square-foot gardens to various schools, special needs organizations, and senior homes were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.In... Read more of this article

USL Football: FC Bascome Schedule Unveiled

USL Football: FC Bascome Schedule Unveiled

The schedule for the FC Bascome Bermuda football team has been unveiled, with Bermuda’s team set to play their first USL League Two match against Philadelphia Lone Star on May 9th at the National Sports Centre. This will be FC Bascome’s first year playing in the USL, and Head Coach Andrew Bascome previously explained that while their “primary... Read more of this article

Photos: BBBS Honors James, Lawrence, Others

Photos: BBBS Honors James, Lawrence, Others

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bermuda [BBBS] marked Mentoring Month with a special awards ceremony at City Hall with Kyle James and Sergeant Bernadette Lawrence named the Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year. The event was organized by the BBBS charitable organisation and hosted by the Corporation of Hamilton. The Town Crier opened the event and Mayor... Read more of this article

Customs Awareness Events Begin On Sunday

Customs Awareness Events Begin On Sunday

In recognition of International Customs Day, which is Sunday, January 26th, the Customs Department will host a number of activities next week to raise awareness about the work of the Department. This year’s International Customs Day theme is “Customs fostering Sustainability for People, Prosperity and Planet”. Members of the public are encouraged... Read more of this article

Court Dismisses Crown’s Appeal Against Sentence

Court Dismisses Crown’s Appeal Against Sentence

The Court has upheld a suspended sentence of a woman who was convicted of importing fentanyl, with the Crown having appealed the sentence claiming it was “manifestly inadequate.” In describing the background to the case, the ruling said, “This is an appeal by the Crown against sentence on the ground that the sentence imposed was manifestly... Read more of this article


Video: BSSF School All Star Netball Games

Video: BSSF School All Star Netball Games

The BSSF All Star Netball Games were held at Bermuda College, with some of the island’s top young netballers in action. Middle School Game – East 17 West 10 The East led from start to finish in the middle school match with a 17-10 victory. Dellwood’s Jaelyn Rewan-Lambert led the East with 6 goals. Schoolmate Amayah Smith-Burt added 5... Read more of this article

Video: January 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: January 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Two injured in a collision in Warwick, police to conduct road sobriety checkpoints tonight, Bermuda Principles Foundation now a registered charity, Nahki Wells scores again for QPR, murder trial continues in the Supreme Court, and All Star Netball Games held are some of the stories in this morning’s [Jan 25] Bernews Newsflash.The Bernews Morning... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: January 24 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: January 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 Stories30 Minute Video:... Read more of this article

Nahki Wells Scores In 2-1 Loss To Sheffield

Nahki Wells Scores In 2-1 Loss To Sheffield

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Nahki Wells scored for Queens Park Rangers today [Jan 24] as they played to a 2-1 loss against Sheffield Wednesday. Wells started on the bench and came on in the 72nd minute, and scored the lone goal for his team in stoppage time. The club’s match report said, “Rangers bowed out of this season’s Emirates FA... Read more of this article

Space Sustainability Workshop Concludes

Space Sustainability Workshop Concludes

This week the Government of Bermuda and the Secure World Foundation hosted the Bermuda Space Sustainability Workshop 2020. The workshop, held at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] on Wednesday and Thursday, brought together over 30 experts from Government, industry, research organizations and academia to discuss the importance of space... Read more of this article

Review: Restaurant Weeks At Island Brasserie

Review: Restaurant Weeks At Island Brasserie

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] My second stop for Restaurant Weeks was the fabulous Island Brasserie at Rosewood Bermuda. It’s one of my favourite spots because the food by Chef Gerry Adams is always incredible.Island Brasserie launched a new steakhouse-style menu last year and Chef Gerry explained he decided to select items from the new menu... Read more of this article

Police Searching For 14-Year-Old [Located]

Police Searching For 14-Year-Old [Located]

[Updated] The police have issued another appeal to locate 14-year-old Destiny Winters, saying that she has left the Government care facility without permission again. A police spokesperson said, “14-year-old Destiny Winters has left the Government care facility to which she is assigned without permission. “She was last seen at the facility... Read more of this article

BEDC: ‘Think Like An Entrepreneur’ Course

BEDC: ‘Think Like An Entrepreneur’ Course

‘Think Like an Entrepreneur’ — an eight-week in depth course with the aim of teaching entrepreneurs how to test the viability of a business idea and create an entrepreneurial mindset to reach entrepreneurial goals — is set to begin on Tuesday, February 4th, 2020. “Driven by the internationally recognized, award winning... Read more of this article

Senior & Child Injured In Two Car Collision

Senior & Child Injured In Two Car Collision

An 81-year-old woman and 6-year-old boy were injured following a collision on Middle Road in Warwick yesterday morning [Jan 23]. A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:10am Thursday, January 23rd police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported two car collision on Middle Road in Warwick, near the junction with St. Mary’s Road. “It... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Videos: Butterfield & Vallis 5K Road Race

Videos: Butterfield & Vallis 5K Road Race

The Butterfield & Vallis road race was held today [Jan 26], with Lamont Marshall and Gayle Lindsay racing to victory in the 5K, with the morning also including races for junior runners, free giveaways, prizes and more.The races kicked off at 8.30am with a 1k race for lower primary students, with the young runners taking part in a short race as... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Jan 26th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Jan 26th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that martial artists from Bermuda won medals in Virginia, Caitlyn Bobb set a new Bermuda indoor national record, Andrea Cahill won medals in a New York City tournament, and the AG Show donated 30 square-foot gardens to various schools, special needs organizations, and senior homes were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.In... Read more of this article

Video Trailers: Crime Stoppers To Screen 6 Films

Video Trailers: Crime Stoppers To Screen 6 Films

Crime Stoppers Bermuda will host its third annual Weekend Film Experience from February 6 to February 9 at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, with the trailers below highlighting the six films to be shown during the event. A spokesperson said, ”The Weekend Film Experience is being programmed again by Bermudian film professional Andrew Stoneham,... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Videos: Butterfield & Vallis 5K Road Race

Videos: Butterfield & Vallis 5K Road Race

The Butterfield & Vallis road race was held today [Jan 26], with Lamont Marshall and Gayle Lindsay racing to victory in the 5K, with the morning also including races for junior runners, free giveaways, prizes and more.The races kicked off at 8.30am with a 1k race for lower primary students, with the young runners taking part in a short race as... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Wins Ironman 70.3 South Africa

Flora Duffy Wins Ironman 70.3 South Africa

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy raced to victory in the Ironman 70.3 South Africa this weekend, recording a dominating victory that saw her finish some two minutes ahead of the second place finisher. “No surprise to see Flora Duffy in a league of her own in the swim, she’s typically seen at the front of every race alongside the likes of Jess Learmonth... Read more of this article

Four Days Of Activities For 2020 World Triathlon

Four Days Of Activities For 2020 World Triathlon

Bermuda will host the MS Amlin World Triathlon Series for the third year this coming April, with four days of activities to take place. The event website said, “In 2020 Bermuda hosts the MS Amlin World Triathlon Series for the third year and Olympians will race the challenging course just months ahead of their Olympic quest in Tokyo, Japan. “Four... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Sompo International Holdings Hires Julian James

Sompo International Holdings Hires Julian James

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, announced that Mr. Julian James will soon join the organization to lead the London market and International insurance platforms. Subject to regulatory approval and after a short period of transition, Mr. James will succeed Mr. Graham... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 25

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 25

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday January 25th.On Monday the Oleander container ship and the Nacca Alicudi cement carrier are expected, on Wednesday the Somers Isles container ship will arrive, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship is scheduled... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Jan 24 2020

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Jan 24 2020

January 24 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 2,336.94, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 60 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF], and the full report for the week is available here [PDF]. Related StoriesWojciechowski: Connection Between ILS &... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Review: Restaurant Weeks At Tempest Bistro

Review: Restaurant Weeks At Tempest Bistro

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] For my third stop for Restaurant Weeks, I decided to head to Tempest Bistro because it’s a great spot for amazing food and they had vegan options on the RW menu. I’m not vegan but I love well-executed vegan food. Tempest had a vegan special for each course, which is incredible as most restaurants don’t even have... Read more of this article

‘Unveiled’ Bridal Show To Be Held On February 2

‘Unveiled’ Bridal Show To Be Held On February 2

A bridal show event entitled “Unveiled: Let The Love Affair Begin” will be held on Sunday, February 2nd from 12.00pm to 6.00pm at the Fairmont Southampton. A spokesperson said, “Brides, Grooms and their Wedding Tribes come and join us at the Fairmont Southampton on Sunday 2nd February 2020 from 12:00pm to 6:00pm in the Gardenia Ballroom... Read more of this article

Video Trailers: Crime Stoppers To Screen 6 Films

Video Trailers: Crime Stoppers To Screen 6 Films

Crime Stoppers Bermuda will host its third annual Weekend Film Experience from February 6 to February 9 at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, with the trailers below highlighting the six films to be shown during the event. A spokesperson said, ”The Weekend Film Experience is being programmed again by Bermudian film professional Andrew Stoneham,... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Column: Race To The Bottom Of The Sea

Column: Race To The Bottom Of The Sea

[Column written by Jon Copley] On January 23 1960, Jacques Piccard and Don Walsh climbed into an undersea craft called Trieste and dived nearly 11 kilometres to the deepest point in the ocean – the Challenger Deep of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean. Down there, no sunlight can reach and the water is only ever a few degrees above freezing.... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks “Bermuda’s Cahows” On January 29

BUEI Talks “Bermuda’s Cahows” On January 29

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and the Bermuda Audubon Society will present a talk entitled “Bermuda’s Cahows” with Jeremy Madeiros on Wednesday, January 29th. The event poster says, “Join us for an evening with Jeremy Madeiros, principle conservation officer for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Jeremy... Read more of this article

Parish Pride Project In Devonshire On Jan 25

Parish Pride Project In Devonshire On Jan 25

[Written by Chris Famous] This week  — Saturday, January 25th — the Parish Pride Project will be carrying out landscaping along Robert’s Avenue in Devonshire between 9am and 1pm. We will be cutting back excess vegetation and picking up discarded bottles and debris. For motorists who may be in the vicinity, please exercise caution... Read more of this article

CRIME

Police: No Homicides Were Recorded In 2019

Police: No Homicides Were Recorded In 2019

Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley today advised that “2019 was the first time in over 20 years that no homicides were recorded in Bermuda, with the belief that this position could actually be even longer subject to examination of archive crime records.” Commissioner Corbishley stated: “2019 saw tremendous work by the BPS and... Read more of this article

Police: Be Wary Of Counterfeit U.S. $50 Notes

Police: Be Wary Of Counterfeit U.S. $50 Notes

Police are urging residents to “be vigilant regarding counterfeit U.S. $50 notes bearing serial number ID 33294841A,” noting that one of them was tendered at a grocery store on Saturday evening. A police spokesperson said, “Residents are advised to be vigilant regarding counterfeit U.S. $50 notes bearing serial number ID 33294841A. “One... Read more of this article

Police Execute A Firearms Warrant In Pembroke

Police Execute A Firearms Warrant In Pembroke

The police executed a firearms warrant this afternoon [Jan 17] at a residence in Pembroke, with the police confirming that the warrant was in relation to the firearms incident at the Ambiance Night Club earlier this month. Acting Detective Inspector Jason Smith said, “The Bermuda Police Service executed a firearms warrant this afternoon at the... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Space Sustainability Workshop Concludes

Space Sustainability Workshop Concludes

This week the Government of Bermuda and the Secure World Foundation hosted the Bermuda Space Sustainability Workshop 2020. The workshop, held at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] on Wednesday and Thursday, brought together over 30 experts from Government, industry, research organizations and academia to discuss the importance of space sustainability for... Read more of this article

Principles Foundation Now A Registered Charity

Principles Foundation Now A Registered Charity

The Bermuda Principles Foundation has been officially registered as a charity, listed as Number 1012, Dr. Carika Weldon said today. “On the UN International Day of Education, I am delighted to officially launch our fully registered science outreach charity. The Bermuda Community Foundation was gracious to let us incubate under them from our founding in May 2016,”... Read more of this article

Video Competition & Film Screening On March 12

Video Competition & Film Screening On March 12

Bermuda Advocates for Safe Technology [BAST] is inviting all students to participate in this year’s Student Video Competition, with the winners to be presented with a prize and have their videos screened before the feature film ‘Generation Zapped’ on Thursday, March 12 at 7.00pm at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI]. A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

28-Year-Old Man Hurt In Motorcycle Crash

28-Year-Old Man Hurt In Motorcycle Crash

A 28-year-old man was found in the road on Middle Road in Devonshire on Friday evening, and “motorcycle debris thought to be from this incident was later found along Frog Lane, Devonshire.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:40pm Friday, January 24th police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle... Read more of this article

Senior & Child Injured In Two Car Collision

Senior & Child Injured In Two Car Collision

An 81-year-old woman and 6-year-old boy were injured following a collision on Middle Road in Warwick yesterday morning [Jan 23]. A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:10am Thursday, January 23rd police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported two car collision on Middle Road in Warwick, near the junction with St. Mary’s Road. “It... Read more of this article

Two Hurt In Three Car Collision In Southampton

Two Hurt In Three Car Collision In Southampton

Two people were transported to hospital following a three vehicle collision on Middle Road in Southampton on Monday. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:55am Monday, January 20th police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported three vehicle collision on Middle Road in Southampton near the junction with Avocado Lane. “It... Read more of this article