Video: Govt Press Conference On Hurricane

Video: Govt Press Conference On Hurricane

[Updated] The Bermuda Government is holding a press conference today to provide an update regarding Hurricane Teddy. We will have more information later on, however the best way to stay informed is via our ongoing live updates on Hurricane Teddy and Hurricane Paulette here.Update 4.22pm: Minister of National Security Renee Ming’s remarks: Good... Read more of this article

Injured Soldier To Return Home Today

Injured Soldier To Return Home Today

A soldier left fighting for his life after he was hit by a car while on Covid-19 checkpoint duty is to return home today [Sept 19] after months of surgery and treatment in a US hospital. Private Ndavyah Williams, 26, who was injured three months ago, said he was looking forward to coming home – and to battling back to full fitness so he can resume... Read more of this article

Governor Rankin Appointed As BVI Governor

Governor Rankin Appointed As BVI Governor

John Rankin – who currently serves as Bermuda’s Governor — has been appointed as Governor to the British Virgin Islands. The Government of the Virgin Islands website said, “His Excellency the Governor has announced that Mr John Rankin CMG has been appointed as Governor to the British Virgin Islands, in succession to him. “Mr... Read more of this article

Video: City Of Hamilton Spotlights Luxury Cuts

Video: City Of Hamilton Spotlights Luxury Cuts

The City of Hamilton continues their “Business Spotlight” video series, which serves to highlight some of the businesses that offer innovative services or products, with this episode spotlighting Kenton Trott and Luxury Cuts.The video’s description says, “The City of Hamilton is spotlighting some of our businesses who offer innovative and... Read more of this article

Video: Sept 19th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Sept 19th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Hurricane Teddy is a threat to Bermuda with its closest approach due to be at 3am on Monday, new architecture & interior design firm launches, City of Hamilton prepares for Hurricane Teddy, BFRS respond to report of smoke on aircraft, Clarien Bank offices to close on Monday, BF&M to close on Monday due Hurricane Teddy, SEC: Unikrn to pay... Read more of this article

Covid-19: 864 Test Results, Two Positive

Covid-19: 864 Test Results, Two Positive

There were 864 test results received today and two were positive for Covid-19 — one having returned on the British Airways flight on 16 September 2020 and one having returned on the Delta flight from Atlanta on 17 September 2020 — so Bermuda now has a total of 180 cases, with 7 remaining active. A Government spokesperson said, “Today there were... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Sept 18 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Sept 18 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


Live Updates | BWS: ‘Hurricane Teddy Is Threat’

Live Updates | BWS: ‘Hurricane Teddy Is Threat’

[Updating] Hurricane Paulette has now passed Bermuda and as the island continues its recovery, everyone is also keeping an eye on Hurricane Teddy which the Bermuda Weather Service said is a “threat to Bermuda.” We will continue to provide updates of the Paulette recovery and potential impact of Hurricane Teddy as able below.Your screen... Read more of this article

Video: Press Conference On Hurricane Teddy

Video: Press Conference On Hurricane Teddy

[Updated] Minister of National Security Renee Ming is holding a press conference this afternoon [Sept 18] to discuss Hurricane Teddy. We will have more information later on, however the best way to stay informed is via our ongoing live updates on Hurricane Teddy and Hurricane Paulette here. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 10-minute... Read more of this article

New Architectural, Interior Design Firm Launches

New Architectural, Interior Design Firm Launches

Bermudians Colin Brown, Melissa Woods, and Anthony DeShields have recently launched Broadview Architecture & Interior Design, a new architecture & interior design firm. A spokesperson said, “As Bermuda adapts and forges ahead due to the global pandemic, new working models have given way to new opportunities.“Broadview is led by... Read more of this article

City Of Hamilton Prepares For Hurricane Teddy

City Of Hamilton Prepares For Hurricane Teddy

As Bermuda readies for another hurricane, the City of Hamilton is reminding City businesses to “prepare early and secure their properties to minimize any damage.” A spokesperson said, “As Bermuda readies for another hurricane, the City of Hamilton reminds City businesses to prepare early and secure their properties to minimize any damage.... Read more of this article

BFRS Respond To Report Of Smoke On Aircraft

BFRS Respond To Report Of Smoke On Aircraft

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a report of aircraft indicating smoke in the cabin, however after “investigation it was determined that the smoke indicator in the cockpit was faulty.” A spokesperson said, “At 1:34pm today the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Dispatch received a report of aircraft indicating smoke... Read more of this article

Clarien Bank Offices To Close On Monday

Clarien Bank Offices To Close On Monday

All Clarien Bank Limited offices will be closed on Monday [Sept 21] due to Hurricane Teddy. A spokesperson said, “All Clarien Bank Limited offices will be closed on Monday, September 21 in anticipation of inclement weather due to Hurricane Teddy. “Updates regarding the resumption of normal business operations on Tuesday, September 22 will be communicated... Read more of this article

Butterfield To Close On Monday Due To Teddy

Butterfield To Close On Monday Due To Teddy

All Butterfield Banking Centres and offices will be closed on Monday due to Hurricane Teddy. “The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited advises the public that, due to the approach and potential impact of Hurricane Teddy [which is forecast to pass near Bermuda as a Category 2 hurricane on the morning of Monday, 21 September 2020], all Butterfield... Read more of this article

BF&M To Close On Monday Due Hurricane Teddy

BF&M To Close On Monday Due Hurricane Teddy

BF&M Limited announced that its offices will be closed on Monday [Sept 21] due to Hurricane Teddy. A spokesperson said, “BF&M wishes to inform customers that its offices will be closed on Monday, 21 September due to Hurricane Teddy. Please take all necessary precautions to prepare at this time. Updates about our reopening will be issued... Read more of this article

SEC: Unikrn To Pay $6.1 Million Penalty

SEC: Unikrn To Pay $6.1 Million Penalty

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges against Unikrn Inc “for conducting an unregistered initial coin offering [ICO] of digital asset securities” and said that Unikrn “agreed to settle the charges by paying a $6.1 million penalty.” A statement from the SEC said, “The Securities and Exchange Commission... Read more of this article

Pre-General Election Poll Shows PLP In Lead

Pre-General Election Poll Shows PLP In Lead

According to the latest public opinion poll by Global Research, “if an election were held tomorrow the PLP would very likely win a majority of votes.” A spokesperson said, “A recently concluded Global Research poll shows that the majority of voters approve of the PLP’s performance and leadership, and if an election were held tomorrow... Read more of this article

Govt: EMO To Meet About Hurricane Teddy

Govt: EMO To Meet About Hurricane Teddy

The Minister of National Security Renee Ming will chair an Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] today to discuss Hurricane Teddy. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of National Security, the Hon. Renee Ming will chair an Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] today [Sept. 18] to get the latest update on hurricane Teddy. “Hurricane... Read more of this article

Video: Sept 18th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Sept 18th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Hurricane Teddy is a threat to Bermuda, man injured in industrial accident in St George’s, two vehicle collision in Devonshire, burglary at Southampton Resort Ocean Club, enter Youth Pitch, Dr Patrick Murray joins BCHC as radiation oncologist, new poll says 53% favour same-sex marriage, HSBC Bank to close on Monday due to Teddy, Governor says no... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: Govt Press Conference On Hurricane

Video: Govt Press Conference On Hurricane

[Updated] The Bermuda Government is holding a press conference today to provide an update regarding Hurricane Teddy. We will have more information later on, however the best way to stay informed is via our ongoing live updates on Hurricane Teddy and Hurricane Paulette here.Update 4.22pm: Minister of National Security Renee Ming’s remarks: Good... Read more of this article

Video: City Of Hamilton Spotlights Luxury Cuts

Video: City Of Hamilton Spotlights Luxury Cuts

The City of Hamilton continues their “Business Spotlight” video series, which serves to highlight some of the businesses that offer innovative services or products, with this episode spotlighting Kenton Trott and Luxury Cuts.The video’s description says, “The City of Hamilton is spotlighting some of our businesses who offer innovative and... Read more of this article

Video: Sept 19th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Sept 19th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Hurricane Teddy is a threat to Bermuda with its closest approach due to be at 3am on Monday, new architecture & interior design firm launches, City of Hamilton prepares for Hurricane Teddy, BFRS respond to report of smoke on aircraft, Clarien Bank offices to close on Monday, BF&M to close on Monday due Hurricane Teddy, SEC: Unikrn to pay... Read more of this article

SPORTS

More Teams Announced For World Tens Series

More Teams Announced For World Tens Series

The Asia Pacific Dragons, London Royals and the Miami Sun have all confirmed their participation in the World Tens Series in Bermuda. Asia Pacific Dragons The announcement  said, “Former Rugby World Cup winning Australia number 8, Toutai Kefu will coach the Dragons with Nafi Tuitavake, Osea Kolinisau, Api Naikantani and Tomasi Alosio just a few... Read more of this article

Premier Division Football Matches Postponed

Premier Division Football Matches Postponed

The Bermuda Football Association has postponed the Premier Division matches scheduled to take place this weekend due to Hurricane Teddy. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Football Association has decided to postpone the Premier Division matches scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 19th and Sunday, September 20th. This decision comes... Read more of this article

Karting Club Postpone Opening Race Day

Karting Club Postpone Opening Race Day

The Bermuda Karting Club has postponed their opening race day of the 2020/21 season due to the approach of Hurricane Teddy. President of the Bermuda Karting Club Scott Barnes said, “We have decided to postpone the raceday until October 4th at the Southside Motor Sports Park.” You can view our live updates on Hurricane Teddy and Hurricane Paulette... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Athene Appoints Lynn Swann To Board

Athene Appoints Lynn Swann To Board

Athene Holding announced the appointment of former NFL player Lynn Swann as an independent member of Athene’s board of directors, effective immediately. A spokesperson said, “Athene Holding Ltd., a leading provider of retirement savings products, announced today the appointment of Lynn Swann as an independent member of Athene’s board of directors,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Credit Union Offices Closed On Sept 21

Bermuda Credit Union Offices Closed On Sept 21

The Bermuda Credit Union will close Monday, September 21, 2020 due to the threat of hurricane Teddy. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Credit Union will close Monday, September 21, 2020 due to the threat of hurricane Teddy. “The Credit Union wishes for the safety of all its Co-operators, families and friends.” You can view our live... Read more of this article

Catalina Appoints Sarah Ruberry As CEO

Catalina Appoints Sarah Ruberry As CEO

Catalina has appointed Sarah Ruberry as CEO of Catalina General, Catalina’s flagship Bermuda-based reinsurer, effective from early November. A spokesperosn said, “Catalina Holdings [Bermuda] Ltd an industry leader in the insurance legacy space, announces the appointment of Claudia Ingenhoven as CEO of Glacier Re, Catalina’s Swiss subsidiary,... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Bermuda Alfresco Dining Festival To Launch

Bermuda Alfresco Dining Festival To Launch

The island’s first Alfresco Dining Festival will be launching tomorrow [Sept 17] with three-dozen local restaurants taking part. A BTA spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s safe and spectacular outdoor restaurant venues will be the focus of the island’s first Alfresco Dining Festival, launching tomorrow with three-dozen local restaurants and two... Read more of this article

Government House Featured In New Book

Government House Featured In New Book

A new book by UK-based author Jeffrey Hyland entitled “Government Houses: Vice-regal Residences Of The Crown” features over fifty official residences of the Crown, including Bermuda’s Government House. A spokesperson said, “A new book launched today featuring Bermuda’s historic Government House looks at the unique histories... Read more of this article

Audio: Gyptian & Collie Buddz Release ‘Deh Yah’

Audio: Gyptian & Collie Buddz Release ‘Deh Yah’

Jamaican reggae artist Gyptian collaborated with Bermuda’s Collie Buddz for a new single ‘Deh Yah’. A video posted by Collie Buddz on YouTube has already obtained more than 20,000 views since being posted a few days ago.The description says, “The team behind Gyptian’s hit single “Hold Ya” — 2010′s song of... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Bermuda’s Shipwrecks Featured Internationally

Bermuda’s Shipwrecks Featured Internationally

Several Bermuda shipwreck related documentaries have been featured on well-known international media channels and programmes. A Government spokesperson said, “Several shipwreck related documentaries produced by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, in conjunction with Dr. Philippe Rouja and his team, have been featured on well-known... Read more of this article

Ocean Prosperity Programme Webinar Tomorrow

Ocean Prosperity Programme Webinar Tomorrow

The Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme [BOPP] is getting set to host a virtual webinar tomorrow [Sept 17] at 2.30pm. The event’s Facebook page says, “We believe the ocean is an important component in Bermuda’s recovery from the global pandemic and offers an abundance of opportunities to grow a healthy economy that benefits all. “The... Read more of this article

Clarien, BE Solar To Offer Financing Solutions

Clarien, BE Solar To Offer Financing Solutions

Clarien Bank has partnered with BE Solar to offer homeowners financing solutions for the purchase and installation of residential solar panel systems. A spokesperson said, “The Clarien Bank Solar Loan empowers BE Solar clients to power up and invest in clean renewable electricity with low monthly payments and minimum upfront cost. “Harnessing... Read more of this article

CRIME

Burglary At Southampton Resort Ocean Club

Burglary At Southampton Resort Ocean Club

A “significant quantity of cash and merchandise” was stolen during a burglary at the Resort Shop at the Fairmont Southampton Ocean Club. A police spokesperson said, “At 11:20 on Wednesday 16-Sep-2020, police received a report of a burglary at the Resort Shop, Southampton Princess Ocean Club, Southampton. “Information is that... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Offences In UK Court

Man Charged With Offences In UK Court

Jahkiel Samuels has been charged in a British court following an incident “where people in a café were reportedly threatened by a man with a gun.” The Nottinghamshire Police website said, “A man has been charged following an incident where people in a café were reportedly threatened by a man with a gun. “Jahkiel Samuels, 35, of... Read more of this article

Men With ‘Bladed Articles’ Fight At Soup Kitchen

Men With ‘Bladed Articles’ Fight At Soup Kitchen

Two men with “bladed articles” sustained injuries after fighting at a weekly soup kitchen charity event at a church. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, 29th August, police received a report of two males fighting, at the weekly soup kitchen charity event held at Christ Church in Warwick. “Reports... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

SEC: Unikrn To Pay $6.1 Million Penalty

SEC: Unikrn To Pay $6.1 Million Penalty

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges against Unikrn Inc “for conducting an unregistered initial coin offering [ICO] of digital asset securities” and said that Unikrn “agreed to settle the charges by paying a $6.1 million penalty.” A statement from the SEC said, “The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced... Read more of this article

Police Warn Public About Phishing Scam

Police Warn Public About Phishing Scam

Police are warning the public about fraudulent WhatsApp messages circulating advising users that they purportedly won a significant sum of money. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS], is aware of WhatsApp messages being circulated advising users of the messaging app, that they’ve won a significant sum of money. “Recipients of this... Read more of this article

Bermuda Weather Service Website Restored

Bermuda Weather Service Website Restored

The Bermuda Weather Service [BWS] website www.weather.bm was restored last night following an outage that occurred on Monday during the passage of Hurricane Paulette. Bermuda Airport Authority CEO, Lester Nelson said, “We are deeply concerned about the failure of the BWS website during this most critical period in hurricane season. We are working with our technicians... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

BFRS Respond To Report Of Smoke On Aircraft

BFRS Respond To Report Of Smoke On Aircraft

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a report of aircraft indicating smoke in the cabin, however after “investigation it was determined that the smoke indicator in the cockpit was faulty.” A spokesperson said, “At 1:34pm today the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Dispatch received a report of aircraft indicating smoke... Read more of this article

Two Vehicle Collision In Devonshire

Two Vehicle Collision In Devonshire

A two vehicle collision involving a motorcar and electric car took place in Devonshire this afternoon [Sept 17] with one person having to be extracted from a vehicle by the BFRS. A police spokesperson said, “Please be advised there is a serious two vehicle, [motorcar and electric car] collision on Parson’s Lane in Devonshire. “Female driver of... Read more of this article

Man Injured In Industrial Accident In St George’s

Man Injured In Industrial Accident In St George’s

[Updated] There was an industrial accident in St. George’s this morning [Sept 17] with a “trailer full of metal hollow ribs” falling on a man “causing injuries to his legs, arms and abdominal area,” the BFRS has confirmed. A spokesperson said, “At 9:06am this morning a call was received by Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service... Read more of this article