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Acting AG: ‘Airport Not Within Commission Scope’

Acting AG: ‘Airport Not Within Commission Scope’

Addressing reports there has been “improper contact” between Government and the Commission of Inquiry regarding its request for information about the airport project, Acting Attorney-General Minister Michael Fahy said that “Government has been consistent in its representations to the Commission that the LF Wade Project is not within... Read more of this article

Inquest Into Death Of Tahira Baker In Fire In UK

Inquest Into Death Of Tahira Baker In Fire In UK

After dying in a fire on September 23, 2015, an inquest has found that Tahira Baker’s death shows “no evidence of suicide or foul play,” with a candle believed to be at fault for causing the blaze. A story in The Star said, “Tahira Baker was caught up in a fire at her flat at Carwood Green, Burngreave. At an inquest into her... Read more of this article

Live Updates: Tropical Storm Karl Moves Away

Live Updates: Tropical Storm Karl Moves Away

[Updated] Tropical Storm Karl is traveling away from Bermuda, and as of 12 noon on Saturday, the Bermuda Weather Service has discontinued both the Tropical Storm Warning and the Hurricane Watch, and said the closest point of approach has passed. With storm coverage we generally provide information from a cross section of entities including the Government,... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos: Tropical Storm Karl Moves Away

Photos, Videos: Tropical Storm Karl Moves Away

While the Tropical Storm Warning is still in effect and the island is experiencing inclement weather this morning [Sept 24], Tropical Storm Karl will now be heading away from us with the island appearing to have been spared substantial damage from the storm, which passed by us overnight with 65mph winds. While BELCO noted that they are “thankful... Read more of this article

BELCO: 816 Customers Without Power At 7.40am

BELCO: 816 Customers Without Power At 7.40am

[Updated] As Tropical Storm Karl approaches us, BELCO has assured residents that “hurricane response plans are in action and systems, supplies and staff are prepared. “The Company established a command headquarters to manage the electricity system throughout the Storm and restoration process after the storm,” BELCO said. A quick look... Read more of this article

EMO Advisory: Causeway, Buses, Ferries & More

EMO Advisory: Causeway, Buses, Ferries & More

[Updated] The Causeway will remain open, the last public bus will be at 9pm, the Royal Bermuda Regiment will deploy personnel around the Island this evening, the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Facility will remain open through the duration of the storm, and the Emergency Broadcast Station [100.1 FM] will be on the air from 10pm until. This information, and... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: ZBM Evening News For Sept 23

30 Minute Video: ZBM Evening News For Sept 23

The Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online, with an aim to expand the ability for all viewers, both on the island and abroad, to watch their news broadcast.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related StoriesVideo: ZBM Evening... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Tropical Storm Karl Approaches

Photos & Videos: Tropical Storm Karl Approaches

With the Bermuda Weather Service saying that Tropical Storm Karl is a “threat to Bermuda,” issuing a Tropical Storm Warning and a Hurricane Watch, the island continues to prepare for the storm’s impact. The 12pm forecast says Karl has maximum sustained winds near 60 mph [95 km/h] and its closest point of approach is forecast to be 50nm... Read more of this article

Court: 44-Year-Old Jailed For Importing Cannabis

Court: 44-Year-Old Jailed For Importing Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court today, a 44-year-old man was sentenced to 3 years in prison after admitting importing over 5,000 grams of cannabis. Damion Smith asked if he could change his earlier plea of not guilty, which Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe allowed. Smith then plead guilty to importing over 5,000 grams of cannabis through the airport on... Read more of this article

Tropical Storm Karl: Ferry Service Interruptions

Tropical Storm Karl: Ferry Service Interruptions

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has given notice that the ferry service will experience service interruptions as of today [Sept 23], due to the inclement weather. Blue routeLast departing ferry from Hamilton at 6pm. Services is expected to resume as of Sunday morning.Green routeWill operate to published schedule. Service is expected... Read more of this article

BPS Warn Of Business Email Compromise Scam

BPS Warn Of Business Email Compromise Scam

Saying that Bermuda has “already seen a number of local businesses having encountered the ‘Business Email Compromise’ scam, some of whom have experienced substantial financial loss,” the police have warned businesses of a scam which targets employees who perform regular wire transfers. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police... Read more of this article

BSX Announce Extension Of Daily Trading Hours

BSX Announce Extension Of Daily Trading Hours

The Bermuda Stock Exchange announced the extension of daily trading hours effective Wednesday, 28 September 2016. The BSX Price discovery pre-market session will take place as usual from 8:30 am with continuous trading from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. In making the announcement, Greg Wojciechowski, President & CEO said “I am delighted to announce the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Tribute For Dennikia Lambert

Photos & Video: Tribute For Dennikia Lambert

The life of Berkeley Institute honour student Dennikia Lambert was celebrated yesterday [Sept 22] by staff and students at the school, as they paid tribute to the life of the 14-year-old student, who died in July following a car collision. The tribute included a grub day held in her honour, vocal and dance tributes, and a ceremony held by students and... Read more of this article