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Retail Sales Decrease 3.9% In March 2019

Retail Sales Decrease 3.9% In March 2019

After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 1.9% in March – the overall volume of retail sales declined 3.9% year-over-year, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “Six out of the seven retail sectors recorded declines in sales volume with Apparel Stores recording the largest volume decrease of... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: June 24 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: June 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

Off Duty Police Officer Seriously Hurt In Crash

Off Duty Police Officer Seriously Hurt In Crash

An off duty constable with the Bermuda Police Service was seriously hurt in a motorcycle crash early Sunday morning [June 23] on Crow Lane in Pembroke. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] can confirm that an off duty 22 year old BPS Constable is the man that sustained serious injuries in a single vehicle motorcycle crash... Read more of this article

Weather Forecast For Tuesday June 25

Weather Forecast For Tuesday June 25

Tuesday, June 25 is expected to be partly cloudy skies, with the high to be near 27°C/80°F and the low to be near 22°C/72°F according to the Bermuda Weather Service. Winds are expected to be SW. The relative humidity is expected to be near 59%. Sunrise will be at 6.13am and sunset will be at 8.29pm. High tide will be at 2.47am and 3.23pm, while... Read more of this article

Bermuda Bicycle Association Youth Race Series

Bermuda Bicycle Association Youth Race Series

The Bermuda Bicycle Association Youth Race Series concluded on Sunday June 2, 2019 with the final race in a three race series held at the St David’s Motorsports circuit. The race series was organized by the Bermuda Rouleurs Cycle Club [BRCC] in conjunction with the BBA. The races were run within the BBA adult criterium races and on the same courses... Read more of this article

Football: Nathan Trott Joins AFC Wimbledon

Football: Nathan Trott Joins AFC Wimbledon

Bermudian goalkeeper Nathan Trott has joined AFC Wimbledon on loan until the end of the 2019/20 season. “West Ham United goalkeeper Nathan Trott has joined EFL League One club AFC Wimbledon on loan until the end of the 2019/20 season,” the West Ham website said. “The England U20 international will link up with former Hammers coach... Read more of this article

Video: Police On Recent Police Collisions

Video: Police On Recent Police Collisions

The Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley is holding a press conference this afternoon [June 24] to address the recent collisions involving police vehicles. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. We had asked the Commissioner what is being done to address the collisions involving police vehicles, and... Read more of this article

Kevin O’Donnell To Speak At ILS Convergence

Kevin O’Donnell To Speak At ILS Convergence

ILS [Bermuda] Ltd., organisers of Bermuda Convergence 2019, today [June 24] announced that Kevin O’Donnell, President and CEO of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd., will be the event’s industry keynote speaker on Thursday, October 10th. Mr. O’Donnell has served as Chief Executive Officer of RenaissanceRe since July, 2013 and as President since November,... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Wayne Caines Press Conference

Video: Minister Wayne Caines Press Conference

[Updated] Minister of National Security Wayne Caines is holding a press conference this afternoon [June 24] and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 15-minute replay is belowUpdate 6.23pm: Minister Caines said, “Good afternoon everyone and thank you... Read more of this article

Advisory: Traffic Diversion At KEMH Tomorrow

Advisory: Traffic Diversion At KEMH Tomorrow

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is advising of traffic diversions tomorrow [June 25] at the KEMH campus. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board advises the public of traffic diversions scheduled for Tuesday 25 June 2019 on the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] campus. The diversions will affect both vehicular and pedestrian traffic... Read more of this article

Corrections Dept Experiencing Telephone Outage

Corrections Dept Experiencing Telephone Outage

The Department of Corrections is advising that due to technical issues with their telephone system, the main telephone lines, 234-0555 and 295-4975 are currently down; however, 297-1280 is working correctly. A spokesperson said, “We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and will provide in update once the issue is resolved.” Related... Read more of this article

Dickinson Wins Territorials Comet Regatta

Dickinson Wins Territorials Comet Regatta

The Comet Class was back in action with the sailing of the Territorials Regatta. The Class was headlined earlier in the week, with the 75th Edward Cross Long Distance Race taking place, but things were back to normal when the 10 boats went to the startline. Stephen Dickinson and his crew Pat Young won the Territorials with 6 points, Malcolm Smith and... Read more of this article

Minister: Summit Was “Productive & Informative”

Minister: Summit Was “Productive & Informative”

The Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports, Lovitta Foggo, wrapped up her attendance at the 108th International Labour Conference [ILC] in Geneva, Switzerland this weekend and termed the summit as “productive and informative”. Minister Foggo travelled to Geneva last week to represent the Bermuda Government at the 108th ILC, and Minister... Read more of this article