7pm Live Video: April 23 ZBM Evening News

7pm Live Video: April 23 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

People Urged To Report Suspected ‘Cuckooing’

People Urged To Report Suspected ‘Cuckooing’

A criminal enterprise — known as ‘cuckooing’ — is apparently occurring in Bermuda, in which offenders use violence and/or other unlawful methods to target the homes of vulnerable people and use the properties for drugs dealing or to plan crimes. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] has recently been made aware... Read more of this article

‘Bake From Scratch’ Magazine Features Island

‘Bake From Scratch’ Magazine Features Island

Bake From Scratch is a seasonal publication dedicated to discovering the world’s best bakeries, movers and shakers in today’s baking culture, products that should be in every baker’s pantry, new cookbooks, and more. For the magazine’s upcoming May/June issue, the editors put the spotlight on Bermuda’s thriving bakeries and unique baking scene... Read more of this article

Bus Service Changes In Dockyard/Clock Tower

Bus Service Changes In Dockyard/Clock Tower

Effective this Thursday [April 25] the public bus service will terminate at the Clock Tower Mall in Dockyard A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public Transportation wishes to advise the public that effective Thursday, 25 April 2019 the public bus service will terminate at the Clock Tower Mall in Dockyard. “This change forms... Read more of this article

Where To Watch The World Triathlon Bermuda

Where To Watch The World Triathlon Bermuda

MS Amlin World Triathlon is this Saturday, April 27th, and have you decided where to watch all the action yet? If not, here are some suggestions for seeing all the Elite race action on Saturday afternoon and more than 500 Age Group, non-professional athletes as they race around Hamilton on Saturday morning, including Bermuda’s Flora Duffy. BELCO... Read more of this article

Minister Congratulates Grow Eat Save Graduates

Minister Congratulates Grow Eat Save Graduates

Last week, the Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch addressed the graduates of the 5th Grow! Eat! $ave! programme. Grow! Eat! $ave! is an initiative of Nutrition Services of the Department of Health with the aim of encouraging the public to eat more vegetables, teach sustainable nutrition and at the same time save money. It is offered to the... Read more of this article

Carifta Swimmers Carry 29 Medals Into Last Day

Carifta Swimmers Carry 29 Medals Into Last Day

Bermuda swimmers continue to shine at the 2019 Carifta Swimming Championships going on in Barbados. At the conclusion of the first day of competition, Bermuda swimmers had secured eight medals. The second day of competition saw the team increase their medal count to 18 after picking up 10 more medals. Day three saw Bermuda swimmers win 11 more medals.... Read more of this article


Video: April 23rd Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: April 23rd Bernews Morning Newsflash

Wayne Furbert replaces Walton Brown in Cabinet, ‘Greetings from Bermuda’ art mural unveiled, Flora Duffy, Taylor White & Mustafa Ingham to form relay team for triathlon, presentation for Skills Development Programme, WeSpeak hosts inaugural Speakers Boot Camp, SCARS and CAA to host Partner In Prevention event, and police confirm that no nicotine... Read more of this article

New Minister For Cabinet Office: Wayne Furbert

New Minister For Cabinet Office: Wayne Furbert

Wayne Furbert has been appointed Minister for the Cabinet Office, replacing Walton Brown, with the Government confirming that the “change in ministerial responsibilities is effective as at 23rd April 2019.” Premier David Burt said, “I wish to thank former Minister Brown for his service in Cabinet. “He brought a reasoned and thoughtful... Read more of this article

Teams To Gather For Robotics Challenge

Teams To Gather For Robotics Challenge

Twenty-four teams from 10 Bermuda schools and educational organizations, including a new team from Impact Mentoring Academy, will converge on the National Sports Centre on April 27th for the 2019 Marine Advanced Technology in Education [MATE] Bermuda Regional Remotely Operated Vehicle [ROV] Challenge. The program, hosted by the Bermuda Institute of... Read more of this article

Carifta Athletes Add Gold, Silver & Bronze Medals

Carifta Athletes Add Gold, Silver & Bronze Medals

The track and field portion of the 2019 CARIFTA Games continues today [April 22] at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in the Cayman Islands, with Bermudian athletes in action.The U17 Women’s 4 x 100m Relay team of Caitlyn Bobb, Ketura Bulford-Trott, Sanaa Rae Morris and Za’Kayza Parsons have won bronze finishing with a time of 47.47. Today’s... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: April 22 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: April 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 Stories7pm Live Video:... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Witness To Come Forward

Police Appeal For Witness To Come Forward

The investigation continues regarding the fatal collision involving a police vehicle that claimed the life of 21-year-old Antoine Seaman, and the police confirmed that CCTV footage indicates that Mr. Seaman was riding alongside another motorcyclist who the police “believe is a critical witness to the collision” and they “urgently appeal... Read more of this article

No Nicotine Or Tobacco In Confiscated Devices

No Nicotine Or Tobacco In Confiscated Devices

The “e-cigarette type devices” that were confiscated at two schools on April 10th “do not contain any nicotine, tobacco or other controlled substance,” the police said today. A police spokesperson said, “After conducting further inquiries, it has been determined that the specific e-cigarette type devices confiscated from Dellwood... Read more of this article

Three People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Three People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Three people were arrested for impaired driving over the Easter holiday weekend from Good Friday [April 19] until the evening of Easter Sunday [April 21]. A police spokesperson said, “A total of three motorists were arrested for impaired driving offences over the Easter holiday weekend, with road sobriety checkpoints conducted in six parishes from... Read more of this article

Video: Unveiling Of TLC For Families

Video: Unveiling Of TLC For Families

[Updated] A press conference is being held this afternoon [April 22] at the former “Pembroke Parish Rest Home” in Pembroke for the unveiling of the Transformational Living Centre [TLC] for Families by The Women’s Resource Centre and Habitat for Humanity. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update:... Read more of this article

SCARS, CAA To Host Partner In Prevention Event

SCARS, CAA To Host Partner In Prevention Event

SCARS in partnership with Centre Against Abuse are collaborating to bring awareness to the heinous crime of sexual assault through their Partner In Prevention Event on Friday [April 26] starting at 5.45pm at BUEI. A spokesperson said, “April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Saving our Children and Revealing Secrets [SCARS] in partnership... Read more of this article

WeSpeak Hosts Inaugural Speakers Boot Camp

WeSpeak Hosts Inaugural Speakers Boot Camp

More than 100 women from diverse industries, careers and backgrounds took part in WeSpeak’s successful inaugural Speakers Boot Camp. The organisation, launched this year to build skills and promote more public-speaking opportunities for women, held its first event April 17 for a sold-out crowd at Washington Properties, Hamilton. Attendees took part... Read more of this article

Presentation For Skills Development Programme

Presentation For Skills Development Programme

Last week, Premier David Burt and his family joined participants of the Government Park’s Departments Skills Development Programme for a presentation at Clifton, the Premier’s residence. Clifton is one of the areas the participants are responsible for. The Premier presented the participants with certificates and a stipend for their participation.Premier... Read more of this article

Relay: Flora Duffy, Taylor White & Mustafa Ingham

Relay: Flora Duffy, Taylor White & Mustafa Ingham

Spectators will still be able to watch Flora Duffy take to the road during this weekend’s MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda, with the Commonwealth Games gold medal-winner forming an all-island dream team to race in the age group event on Saturday morning. Duffy will be joined in Team TriBermuda, #932 by upcoming Carifta Championships swimming star... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

7pm Live Video: April 23 ZBM Evening News

7pm Live Video: April 23 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

Videos: 8track & JustMike Release New Music

Videos: 8track & JustMike Release New Music

Bermudian musician JustMike has released a new song titled Sometimez, which was produced by fellow Bermudian 8track. A spokesperson said, “Up and coming Bermudian artist Michael Hudson, also know as JustMike, has teamed up with Bermudian music producer Rian Williams, also known as 8track, who was signed to 2Chainz management Street Execs and has... Read more of this article

Video: April 23rd Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: April 23rd Bernews Morning Newsflash

Wayne Furbert replaces Walton Brown in Cabinet, ‘Greetings from Bermuda’ art mural unveiled, Flora Duffy, Taylor White & Mustafa Ingham to form relay team for triathlon, presentation for Skills Development Programme, WeSpeak hosts inaugural Speakers Boot Camp, SCARS and CAA to host Partner In Prevention event, and police confirm that no nicotine... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Bermuda Football Association Award Nominees

Bermuda Football Association Award Nominees

The Bermuda Football Association [BFA] “Heroes” Awards Gala which takes this coming Saturday, April 27th in the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall, Hamilton at 7:30 p.m. is poised to celebrate this past season’s achievements on the field of play. The BFA said, “Why the theme “Heroes” for this year’s Awards you may ask! The answer is... Read more of this article

Football Symposium To Be Held On April 27

Football Symposium To Be Held On April 27

The BFA Football Symposium will be held Saturday, April 27th at the CedarBridge Academy Cafetorium commencing at 9:30 am. The BFA said, “This year there are a range of topics that will be of interest to players, parents, coaches and administrators. Players and Parent will be particularly interested in the Football Pathways discussion where... Read more of this article

Where To Watch The World Triathlon Bermuda

Where To Watch The World Triathlon Bermuda

MS Amlin World Triathlon is this Saturday, April 27th, and have you decided where to watch all the action yet? If not, here are some suggestions for seeing all the Elite race action on Saturday afternoon and more than 500 Age Group, non-professional athletes as they race around Hamilton on Saturday morning, including Bermuda’s Flora Duffy. BELCO... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Six Bermudians Attend International Conference

Six Bermudians Attend International Conference

Six Bermudians recently attended the International Conference for Fundraising Professionals [ICON], with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Bermuda Chapter saying that it “looks forward to their contributions upon their return to the profession of ethical fundraising in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “The Association of Fundraising... Read more of this article

Hamilton Visitor Services Centre Officially Opens

Hamilton Visitor Services Centre Officially Opens

At the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Hamilton Visitor Services Centre [VSC], officials heralded the completed project’s delivery of National Tourism Plan strategies—particularly the goal to increase visitor spending. “Local businesses stand to benefit because the island-wide network of visitor centres makes the offerings of tourism entrepreneurs... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: April 22 2019

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: April 22 2019

April 22 saw 100 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $1,620.00 BD. 100 shares were traded by BF&M Ltd, closing at an even $16.20 per share. The BSX finished at 2,233.13, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 57 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF]. Related StoriesBermuda... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Bake From Scratch’ Magazine Features Island

‘Bake From Scratch’ Magazine Features Island

Bake From Scratch is a seasonal publication dedicated to discovering the world’s best bakeries, movers and shakers in today’s baking culture, products that should be in every baker’s pantry, new cookbooks, and more. For the magazine’s upcoming May/June issue, the editors put the spotlight on Bermuda’s thriving bakeries and unique baking scene... Read more of this article

Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards On May 5

Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards On May 5

The second part of the Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards will take place on Sunday, May 5 at 1.30pm at CedarBridge Academy. A spokesperson said, “Following on the success of the first Crystal Butterfly Literary Awards held April 7 at the CedarBridge Academy Discovery Room, Part 2 will take place on Sunday, May 5 under the distinguished patronage of... Read more of this article

Videos: 8track & JustMike Release New Music

Videos: 8track & JustMike Release New Music

Bermudian musician JustMike has released a new song titled Sometimez, which was produced by fellow Bermudian 8track. A spokesperson said, “Up and coming Bermudian artist Michael Hudson, also know as JustMike, has teamed up with Bermudian music producer Rian Williams, also known as 8track, who was signed to 2Chainz management Street Execs and has... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Minister Congratulates Grow Eat Save Graduates

Minister Congratulates Grow Eat Save Graduates

Last week, the Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch addressed the graduates of the 5th Grow! Eat! $ave! programme. Grow! Eat! $ave! is an initiative of Nutrition Services of the Department of Health with the aim of encouraging the public to eat more vegetables, teach sustainable nutrition and at the same time save money. It is offered to the... Read more of this article

Photos: Bluebird Nesting Season Underway

Photos: Bluebird Nesting Season Underway

The Happy Bird Company has announced the first sighting of five bluebird eggs to start the nesting season, with hatching expected to commence within the next few days.A spokesperson said, “This unique bluebird box was designed and produced by university product design student Christian Chin-Gurret, who has added a novel feature by which the... Read more of this article

Final Lecture Of Eco Lunch & Learn Series

Final Lecture Of Eco Lunch & Learn Series

BEST and Bermuda College are inviting the public to their final lecture of their Eco Lunch & Learn Series in the North Hall at Bermuda College on Thursday, April 25th from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The community are invited to attend this last in their Eco series, on Thursday, April 25th from 1pm to 2pm, at Bermuda College,... Read more of this article

CRIME

People Urged To Report Suspected ‘Cuckooing’

People Urged To Report Suspected ‘Cuckooing’

A criminal enterprise — known as ‘cuckooing’ — is apparently occurring in Bermuda, in which offenders use violence and/or other unlawful methods to target the homes of vulnerable people and use the properties for drugs dealing or to plan crimes. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] has recently been made aware... Read more of this article

Three Male Teenagers Released On Police Bail

Three Male Teenagers Released On Police Bail

Three male teens –  aged 16, 18 and 19-years-old – that were arrested in connection with the armed robbery of another 19-year-old male on April 18th in Southampton have been released on police bail. A police spokesperson said, “Three male teens aged 16, 18 and 19-years-old arrested in connection with the armed robbery of another 19-year-old... Read more of this article

Three People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Three People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Three people were arrested for impaired driving over the Easter holiday weekend from Good Friday [April 19] until the evening of Easter Sunday [April 21]. A police spokesperson said, “A total of three motorists were arrested for impaired driving offences over the Easter holiday weekend, with road sobriety checkpoints conducted in six parishes from... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Teams To Gather For Robotics Challenge

Teams To Gather For Robotics Challenge

Twenty-four teams from 10 Bermuda schools and educational organizations, including a new team from Impact Mentoring Academy, will converge on the National Sports Centre on April 27th for the 2019 Marine Advanced Technology in Education [MATE] Bermuda Regional Remotely Operated Vehicle [ROV] Challenge. The program, hosted by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS],... Read more of this article

B3 Future Banking Summit Set To Host Forum

B3 Future Banking Summit Set To Host Forum

B3 Future Banking Summit to getting set to host an industry forum in Bermuda on April 21 and April 22, intended for “innovators, investors, and policy makers leading the transformation of banking and payments with blockchain and digital currencies.” A spokesperson said, “Global leaders at the intersection of banking, payments, and digital currency are... Read more of this article

Column: Looking At Island’s Digital Asset Plans

Column: Looking At Island’s Digital Asset Plans

[Opinion column written by Chris Garrod] A look into how a 21 sq mile island opened its door to digital asset business It’s called The Digital Asset Business Act 2018, which doesn’t really sound that interesting, I suppose. But, yes, it is. The Act introduced the concept of digital asset businesses setting up and being regulated in Bermuda. Creating a new regulatory... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

42-Year-Old Woman Stable After Collision

42-Year-Old Woman Stable After Collision

A 42-year-old woman is in stable condition on a general ward following a collision on in Paget on Saturday [April 20]. A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [April 23rd] the 42-year-old female pillion passenger injured when the motorcycle she was traveling on collided with a car around 4:30pm Saturday, April 20th on South Road in... Read more of this article

Police Truck & Car Collision In Southampton

Police Truck & Car Collision In Southampton

Around 11:20am today, a collision occurred in Southampton involving a police truck and a car. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:20am today [April 22nd] a collision occurred along Middle Road, Southampton in the vicinity of Evans Bay Road, involving a police truck and a car. “It appears that both vehicles were being driven in opposite directions... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Witness To Come Forward

Police Appeal For Witness To Come Forward

The investigation continues regarding the fatal collision involving a police vehicle that claimed the life of 21-year-old Antoine Seaman, and the police confirmed that CCTV footage indicates that Mr. Seaman was riding alongside another motorcyclist who the police “believe is a critical witness to the collision” and they “urgently appeal... Read more of this article