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30 Minute Video: Dec 11 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Dec 11 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

Paget Primary Students Art Impresses Minister

Paget Primary Students Art Impresses Minister

Last week, students in P3 class at Paget Primary School enjoyed a special visit and pizza lunch with the Minister of Education and Workforce Developmet Diallo Rabain. Last month while camping at Messina House, Minister Rabain visited with the students and issued a challenge to create artwork depicting their experience camping at Messina House. Minister... Read more of this article

Dellwood Students To Design A Twizy Wrap

Dellwood Students To Design A Twizy Wrap

Current Vehicles, who operate a livery of Twizy cars, today announced a competition for Dellwood Middle School students to design wraps for the outside of their rental cars. The competition was launched this morning at Dellwood Middle School by the General Manager of Current Vehicles, Jerome Overbey, who gave a presentation to students accompanied by... Read more of this article

Volvo Ocean Race Apprenticeship For Ingham

Volvo Ocean Race Apprenticeship For Ingham

The Bermuda Tourism Authority and XL Catlin have teamed up with the Volvo Ocean Race and Turn the Tide on Plastic to grant an apprenticeship opportunity to Bermudian Mustafa Ingham, an aspiring professional sailor. BTA’s Glenn Jones with Mustafa’s mother Mandy Ingham:In joining Turn the Tide on Plastic, one of the seven teams in the 2017-18... Read more of this article

Video: Coral Beach To Host USTA Tournament

Video: Coral Beach To Host USTA Tournament

Coral Beach & Tennis Club [CBC] has been named as the host of a prestigious United States Tennis Association [USTA] sanctioned national championship tournament. The 2018 Bermuda Breeze Tennis Championships is a USTA Adult National Category II Tennis Championships tournament – designed for players over the age of 40 playing in five age groups... Read more of this article

City: Fracture Causes “Leaked Sewage”

City: Fracture Causes “Leaked Sewage”

There has been a fracture in the force main on Front Street in the vicinity of the King St./Front St. junction which has “resulted in leaked sewage causing the odour in the area,” the City of Hamilton said today. A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton advises the public that there has been a fracture in the force main on Front... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 37-Year-Old Man

Police Confirm Death Of 37-Year-Old Man

Police have confirmed the death of a 37-year-old Bermudian man following a medical emergency onboard a flight arriving from New York. A police spokesperson said, “Around 10:10pm Sunday, December 10th police and first responders attended a reported medical emergency onboard a scheduled Jet Blue flight arriving from New York USA. “CPR was being performed... Read more of this article

Over $1 Million Paid Due To ‘Late Financials’

Over $1 Million Paid Due To ‘Late Financials’

Over $1 million was paid in penalties after the Government submitted late financials in 2015 and 2016, according to responses in the House of Assembly on Friday. MP Rolfe Commissiong questioned Junior Minister of Finance Wayne Furbert about the “fees paid to Bermuda creditors as a result of the OBA Government submitting late financials”,... Read more of this article

Michael Dunkley: Casino Bill Is A “Bad Move”

Michael Dunkley: Casino Bill Is A “Bad Move”

“The future for gaming looks bleak especially with the passage of the Casino Gaming Amendment Act 2017,” Michael Dunkley said, adding that “it’s a wrong move, it’s a bad move and it will backfire.” MPs Pass Casino Gaming Amendment Bill The Casino Gaming Amendment Bill 2017 passed in the House of Assembly on Friday, with... Read more of this article

Winston Godwin & Greg DeRoche: ‘It Is A Shame’

Winston Godwin & Greg DeRoche: ‘It Is A Shame’

“It is a shame that it has come to this after such a long fought battle,” but it is important to acknowledge “what we have been able to achieve together,” Winston Godwin and Greg DeRoche said following the Domestic Partnerships Act passing in the House of Assembly. The couple — who filed the legal challenge which paved... Read more of this article

Price Commission Amendment Passes In House

Price Commission Amendment Passes In House

The Price Commission Amendment Act 2017 passed in the House of Assembly with bipartisan support on Friday evening [Dec 8], with the Bill seeking to change the Commission to the “Cost of Living Commission”, with an aim to focus on cost of living matters. The Bill’s Explanatory Memorandum said, ”This Bill amends the Price Commission Act 1974 so... Read more of this article

Committee To Examine Sex Offenders Legislation

Committee To Examine Sex Offenders Legislation

MP have approved a Joint Select Committee to examine “how we manage the information relating to sexual offenders and how we protect our communities simultaneously.” The Motion was brought by MP Renee Ming and said, “Whereas it is acknowledged that the public are becoming increasingly aware of incidents relating to sexual offenders, and... Read more of this article

WestJet: “Bermuda Is Nearby Slice Of Paradise”

WestJet: “Bermuda Is Nearby Slice Of Paradise”

Bermuda was featured in the December issue of WestJet Magazine, with the island called a “slice of paradise.” The piece titled ‘Three Days in Bermuda’ sets out to advise readers on “what to eat, see and do on a culture-packed getaway to this quaint and quiet island.” The author, Augustine Brown, introduces Bermuda... Read more of this article