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30 Minute Video: April 23 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: April 23 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 Stories7pm Live Video:... Read more of this article

Video: Cruise Ship Disembarks Sick Passenger

Video: Cruise Ship Disembarks Sick Passenger

[Updated with video] The ‘Norwegian Jade’ cruise ship is due off the east end of Bermuda at 7.00pm this evening [April 23] to evacuate a critically ill 73-year-old male passenger. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “The Bahamas flagged cruise ship ‘Norwegian Jade’, is due off the east end of Bermuda at 7pm this evening,... Read more of this article

Opening Ceremony For Triathlon On Thursday

Opening Ceremony For Triathlon On Thursday

The Opening Ceremony for the ITU World Triathlon Series in Bermuda will feature young people from across the island in the lead up to the sporting event that organisers said has attracted more than 600 athletes from 33 countries. “The Opening Ceremony is a salute to all of Bermuda’s young sports stars, recognising that great achievement is... Read more of this article

Notices To Be Issued: Overhanging Vegetation

Notices To Be Issued: Overhanging Vegetation

The Ministry of Public Works will soon be issuing notices to “residents whose overhanging vegetation poses a hazard to motorists and pedestrians,” and “if residents fail to adhere to the notice, Ministry personnel will conduct the work at the property owner’s expense.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Annual Peppercorn Ceremony

Photos & Video: Annual Peppercorn Ceremony

[Updated with photos] Following a tradition that began over 200 years ago, the annual Peppercorn Ceremony is taking place in St George’s this morning [April 23] and you can tune in and watch live below. The King’s Square ceremony requires the Governor to accept the annual peppercorn ‘rent’ paid by Freemasons for use of the State House. Live... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Julia Donaldson Visits Saltus

Photos & Video: Julia Donaldson Visits Saltus

It was a family affair when best-selling children’s author Julia Donaldson visited Saltus Lower Primary Department. Watching as Ms. Donaldson helped to act out scenes from The Gruffalo for an audience of students was her aunt, Mary Hopkins – a former head teacher at the school. Jeanne Bean, Director of Saltus Lower Primary, said: “The school was... Read more of this article

Simons: Errors Handling Commissioner Position

Simons: Errors Handling Commissioner Position

“The challenges and errors recently experienced with the handling of the former Commissioner of Education speaks to the quality of leadership,” Shadow Minister of Education Cole Simons said, adding that “the Minister of Education must come forward with a statement.” Mr Simons comments pertain to the situation with Dr. Freddie... Read more of this article

Hammerhead Shark ‘Visits’ White Horse Pub

Hammerhead Shark ‘Visits’ White Horse Pub

[Written by Don Burgess] A video of a hammerhead shark outside of the White Horse Pub & Restaurant has gone viral. At around 3 pm on Friday, a hammerhead shark was seen along the bridge to Ordnance Island. A quick-thinking jetski instructor from KS Watersports filmed the shark swimming just below the surface of the water. He shared that with Chris... Read more of this article

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

This past weekend saw the police confirm the death of a 62-year-old UK visitor Trevor Stuart Darks, the CONCACAF U17 women’s football tournament cancelled due to civil unrest in Nicaragua, the Ag Show conclude, the CedarBridge fashion show, Butterfield Bermuda Grand Prix cycling event, CedarBridge Pet Pageant, and various other community and sporting... Read more of this article

Photos: Bobby Lambe’s 431lb Bluefin Tuna Catch

Photos: Bobby Lambe’s 431lb Bluefin Tuna Catch

[Updated with video] Crowds gathered at Robinson’s Marina in Somerset this afternoon [April 22] to get a glimpse at the latest catch of a bluefin tuna. Captain Bobby Lambe hooked the 431.1lb tuna at around 7.30am this morning on the fishing boat ‘Last Chance’ and it took until 2.30pm this afternoon before it was finally landed on the... Read more of this article

Tournament Cancelled, Bermuda Team Safe

Tournament Cancelled, Bermuda Team Safe

[Updated] The Concacaf Women’s Under 17 Championships have been “suspended” due to civil unrest in Nicaragua, and the BFA confirm that Bermuda’s team “are all well and in no danger” and are “preparing to leave the country at the earliest opportunity.” The BFA said, “The Bermuda Football Association has... Read more of this article

“Being Signed With The Hive Is A Dream”

“Being Signed With The Hive Is A Dream”

[Written by Don Burgess] Model Sophie Adams was recently signed by London’s The Hive Management, which she called a “dream”. She told Bernews, “Being signed with The Hive is a dream. Without my mother agent Leah Hibbert, I wouldn’t be where I am today. I spent two months in London with The Hive so far, and they have already... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: CedarBridge Hosts ‘Pet Pageant’

Photos & Video: CedarBridge Hosts ‘Pet Pageant’

[Updated with photos] The Science Department of CedarBridge Academy is holding their first annual Pet Pageant this afternoon [Apr 22] at the CBA North Courtyard. There will be a pet parade and pet photo booth, and the different categories include pet king & queen, smallest pet, cutest costume, best carnival costume, owner-pet dress alike, best-dressed,... Read more of this article