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Premier: America’s Cup An ‘Incredible Spectacle’

Premier: America’s Cup An ‘Incredible Spectacle’

Premier Michael Dunkley has hailed the opening weekend of the 35th America’s Cup as an “incredible spectacle” which showcased Bermuda in an “amazing light”. “This weekend saw the official start of the America’s Cup activity in Dockyard including the qualifying races which took place in the Great Sound. And the... Read more of this article

Live Updates: Second Day Of The America’s Cup

Live Updates: Second Day Of The America’s Cup

[Updating] After getting underway on Saturday with thousands attending the America’s Cup Village in Dockyard for the first day of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup, the event is set to continue today [May 28] with a day of racing and the Endeavour Day, and we will be bringing you live updates of the event as able. You can view coverage of the... Read more of this article

PLP: ‘Protest Illustrates Deteriorating Relations’

PLP: ‘Protest Illustrates Deteriorating Relations’

“Nothing illustrates more the ongoing deteriorating state of labour relations in the minority OBA Government’s Bermuda than the recent protest by the Bermuda Union of Teachers on the Cabinet grounds,” PLP spokesperson for Workforce Development Rolfe Commissiong said today. This statement follows after the Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] held... Read more of this article

Wells To Make Third Appearance At Wembley

Wells To Make Third Appearance At Wembley

[Written by Nathan Carr] On Monday, Bermuda’s star striker Nahki Wells is set to make his third appearance at Wembley Stadium when his club Huddersfield Town lock horns with Reading in the Championship playoff final. Only three Bermudian players have ever graced the hallowed Wembley turf: Shaun Goater, Kyle Lightbourne and Wells.Goater became the... Read more of this article

‘Despite Small Size, We Can Achieve Greatness’

‘Despite Small Size, We Can Achieve Greatness’

“Bermuda and Bermudians have shown that despite our small geographic size, we can achieve greatness,” America’s Cup Bermuda CEO Mike Winfield said following the opening of the America’s Cup yesterday. Mr Winfield said, “Bermuda has celebrated the day we’ve all worked so hard toward, the first day of hosting the largest international... Read more of this article

Photos: BPSU Holds 65th Anniversary Banquet

Photos: BPSU Holds 65th Anniversary Banquet

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] celebrated their 65th Anniversary with a Banquet last night [May 27] at the Fairmont Southampton. In a statement to announce the event, the BPSU said, “The BPSU said, “There are times in the course of History when milestones are reached and celebrated. The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] will be... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

An event to mark Bermuda Onion Day was held on Saturday [May 27] at the historic Carter House in St. David’s, featuring displays, food, Bermuda onions, with some attendees dressed in clothing similar to what our forefathers wore many years ago. Introduced to the island in the early 1600s, the sweet and succulent Bermuda onion was first exported to... Read more of this article

BPW Awards Bursaries To Two Local Women

BPW Awards Bursaries To Two Local Women

The Business and Professional Womens’ Association of Bermuda has awarded two local women their Dame Marjorie Bean Bursary Award. Kelly Madeiros and Tamisha Greene each received funds to help them further their careers as entrepreneurs via their participation in Bermuda College’s Streetwise MBA program. A spokesperson said, “Kelly Madeiros... Read more of this article

BA Bermuda Flights To Resume Service Today

BA Bermuda Flights To Resume Service Today

Following the major IT failure experienced throughout yesterday, British Airways is “working hard to fully restore all global IT systems,” the company said today. A spokesperson said, “At London Gatwick the flight to Bermuda, BA 2233, is expected to operate as usual today [May 28] as well as the return flight to London, BA 2232, this... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday May 28th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday May 28th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Thousands of people celebrating Bermuda Day, Jay Donawa and Deon Breary winning the May 24th race, the America’s Cup getting underway, the Kardias Club donating $11,000 to Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy, Nicky Gurret winning a medal at the Chelsea Flower Show in the UK, and Lamont Marshall breaking the 3,000 meter record were some of the positive... Read more of this article

Motorcycle Rider Dies Following Collision

Motorcycle Rider Dies Following Collision

[Updated] The police have confirmed that a “fatal motorcycle crash” occurred on North Shore Road in Devonshire, near Bandroom Lane. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 11.41pm: The police said the motorcycle rider who died following this evening’s collision is believed to be a 41-year-old Pembroke... Read more of this article

Motorcycle & Truck Collision In Somerset

Motorcycle & Truck Collision In Somerset

[Updated] A collision involving a truck and a motorcycle took place late this evening [May 27] on Somerset Road. Emergency personnel responded to the scene, and the road was blocked temporarily blocked while they attended to the scene. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update May 28, 7.04pm: A police spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Photos: America’s Cup Opening Ceremony

Photos: America’s Cup Opening Ceremony

The first day of the 35th America’s Cup finished off with a Opening Ceremony that featured Gene Steede and other local entertainers, the Gombeys, the Bermuda Regiment, the America’s Cup sailing teams, giant Longtails suspended over the area, a fireworks display and more. You can view our ongoing live updates of the first day of the America’s... Read more of this article