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Court Grants $64,600 Forfeiture Application

Court Grants $64,600 Forfeiture Application

A forfeiture application made for $64,600 was granted in Court, with the monies having been seized from a Ugandan national who entered Bermuda illegally on what is believed to be a false passport, and later and pleaded guilty to obtaining a UK passport by deception. Detective Chief Inspector Nicholas Pedro, Organised & Economic Crime Department... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday April 23rd ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday April 23rd ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Bermuda’s Carifta athletes won 41 medals, thousands attended the Ag Show at Botanical Gardens, Dr. Kyjuan Brown donated breakfast for students during their exam days, and Erica Hawley winning the draft-legal race at the USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National Championships in Alabama, were all some of the positive news stories from the... Read more of this article

Photos: Remotely Operated Vehicle Challenge

Photos: Remotely Operated Vehicle Challenge

Twenty-five teams from twelve Bermuda schools and educational organizations converged on the National Sports Centre today [April 22] for the 2017 MATE Bermuda Regional Remotely Operated Vehicle [ROV] Challenge. The program, hosted by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], is part of the Mid Atlantic Robotics IN Education Program [MARINE], with... Read more of this article

Meet Bermuda Netball Player Arkeita Fubler

Meet Bermuda Netball Player Arkeita Fubler

In the third in a series of profiles of netball players who will be part of the team representing Bermuda at the Netball Europe Open being held in Scotland from May 11th to 14th, we spotlight Arkeita Fubler, a 39-year-old who plays in the Wing Attack and Centre positions.1. How does it feel to have been selected for such an elite squad? It is... Read more of this article

Lahey Lawsuit: Govt Seeks Start Of Discovery

Lahey Lawsuit: Govt Seeks Start Of Discovery

Lawyers representing the Bermuda Government in its lawsuit against Lahey Hospital and Medical Center are asking a U.S federal judge to allow them to begin demanding documents and deposing witnesses. The was reported by the Boston Globe, which said, “In a court filing on Friday, Bermuda’s attorneys said the case should proceed to discovery, a... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Decrease 2.7% In February 2017

Retail Sales Decrease 2.7% In February 2017

Retail sales in February 2017 decreased 2.7% below the $82.2 million recorded in February 2016 and when adjusting for the annual retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 2.1% in February – the volume of retail sales decreased 4.6%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “Four of the seven sectors experienced decreases... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Second Day Of Agricultural Show

Photo Set #1: Second Day Of Agricultural Show

The 2017 Ag Show got underway on Thursday at the Botanical Gardens in Paget, with thousands of people taking in the event’s sights and sounds, with a wide variety of exhibits on display and a myriad of food vendors offering tasty selections. The Ag Show continues today [April 22], marking the final day of the three day event, and we will have additional... Read more of this article

Hawley Wins USA Collegiate Championships

Hawley Wins USA Collegiate Championships

Bermuda’s Erica Hawley won the draft-legal race at the USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National Championships in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in a time of 1:09:03.58, with her dominating performance seeing her finish more than two minutes in front of the second-place finisher. “Hawley dominated the women’s race, exiting the 750-meter swim in the... Read more of this article

Day-In-The-Life Of Bermuda’s Youth AC Team

Day-In-The-Life Of Bermuda’s Youth AC Team

TeamBDA has been training full time since January of this year as they prepare to take on 11 other nations in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup in June. Their training schedule is rigorous and thorough, and although their schedule can vary largely depending on the weather, below is what a typical day looks like for the young athletes who make up TeamBDA.6:30am:... Read more of this article

JetBlue Flight #810 Diverts For Sick Passenger

JetBlue Flight #810 Diverts For Sick Passenger

[Updated] JetBlue flight #810 diverted to the island tonight after a passenger took ill and the pilot made the decision to land in Bermuda to disembark the passenger.The plane was met at the L.F. Wade International Airport main terminal by the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service and an ambulance. Emergency personnel boarded the flight and transferred... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Fireworks Mark 35-Days To AC

Photos/Video: Fireworks Mark 35-Days To AC

The America’s Cup celebrated exactly 35 days until the America’s Cup begins by sending 35 fireworks into the night sky over Hamilton Harbour this evening [April 21], to celebrate the 35-day milestone. A spokesperson previously said, “The competition for the oldest trophy in international sport starts its 35th edition on the Great Sound in... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: April 21 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: April 21 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

Digicel Advise Of Interruptions Due To Upgrades

Digicel Advise Of Interruptions Due To Upgrades

Digicel has advised of interruptions to service in certain areas over the next few days as they are in the final phase of their major mobile network upgrade, which will will cause limited periods of disruption to existing services in some locations as they complete installation and testing. A spokesperson said, “We are in the final phases of our... Read more of this article