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Premier: Thoughts & Prayers With Manchester

Premier: Thoughts & Prayers With Manchester

[Updated] Premier Michael Dunkley has written to British Prime Minister Theresa May expressing Bermuda’s “shock and horror” following last night’s terrorist attack in Manchester. In a formal letter on behalf of Bermuda, the Premier wrote, “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims, those injured, and... Read more of this article

Alpha Beautillion Profile: Zuhri Burgess

Alpha Beautillion Profile: Zuhri Burgess

In the first in a series of profiles of the young men competing in this year’s Alpha Beautillion, we spotlight Zuhri Burgess. His profile, courtesy of the Alphas, says: “Zuhri Kebede Tahjame Burgess was born on the island of Bermuda on March 16, 2000 to Aljame Zuill and Takiyah Burgess. Zuhri also has a five year old sister name Zoei Burgess.“Zuhri... Read more of this article

Video: Bernews Morning Newsflash For May 23rd

Video: Bernews Morning Newsflash For May 23rd

The solar and hydrogen powered ‘Race for Water’ boat visiting Bermuda, the Green Family donating $25,000 to charity, Bermuda Day Parade line up released, three females avoid being shot but sustain non-life threatening injuries in Friday’s shooting that injured a 17-year-old male, motocross and street bikes stolen from the Southside... Read more of this article

‘Che-Che’: Model, Footballer, Dancer, Equestrian

‘Che-Che’: Model, Footballer, Dancer, Equestrian

[Written by Eron Hill] Che’-Chulae’ Monet Dowling  is not your average 12-year-old. The young model, footballer, dancer, and equestrian has a work ethic second to none that has allowed her to succeed at anything that she sets her sights on. Her most recent accomplishment is the launch of her own website. There you can find her blog with a detailed... Read more of this article

Design Chosen For Bermuda Triangle Landmark

Design Chosen For Bermuda Triangle Landmark

A panel of judges representing eight local organisations has selected the winning design for a new Bermuda Triangle art installation at Clearwater Beach, with Bermudian Shane Mora being chosen following a Request for Proposal [RFP] process that inspired eleven qualified submissions. The BTA said, “The objective of the installation is to create... Read more of this article

Rifle & Drill Team Set For Bermuda Day Parade

Rifle & Drill Team Set For Bermuda Day Parade

A ladies’ drill and rifle team set up with help from the Royal Bermuda Regiment is set to shine in Wednesday’s Bermuda Day parade. The Bermuda Rifle and Drill Team is set to field its biggest-ever contingent of 37 – with junior members marching alongside adults for the first time. RBR Sergeant Debbie Symons, who founded the group four years... Read more of this article

NBC Sports To Show Over 40 Hours Of AC

NBC Sports To Show Over 40 Hours Of AC

NBC Sports Group will present more than 40 hours of coverage of the 2017 America’s Cup from Bermuda across NBC, NBCSN and the NBC Sports app, beginning this Friday, May 26, with coverage of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers on NBCSN. NBCSN and the NBC Sports app will provide comprehensive coverage of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers... Read more of this article

Lineup Released For 2017 Bermuda Day Parade

Lineup Released For 2017 Bermuda Day Parade

[Updated] Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, floats and more will take part, as thousands of locals are expected to line the streets for the always-popular Bermuda Day parade. According to the line-up, the parade will include Bermuda Long Riders Motorcycle Club and ETA Motorcycle Cruises, Roger Francis Classic Car, St. John’s Ambulance,... Read more of this article

Three Females Injured While Avoiding Shooting

Three Females Injured While Avoiding Shooting

The 17-year-old young man that was shot on Friday night was “part of a gathering of individuals at a residence,” and “three females that were also part of that gathering avoided being shot but sustained non-life threatening, non-gun related injuries getting out of harm’s way,” the police confirmed today.A police spokesperson... Read more of this article

Motocross Bikes Stolen From Southside Track

Motocross Bikes Stolen From Southside Track

Two motocross bikes – 50cc and 65cc – have recently been stolen from the Southside Motocross Track in St. Davids, along with a street bike, with information sought on their whereabouts. The incident occurred after 8.00pm on Saturday evening [May 20], and according to a member of the Bermuda Motocross Club, all three bikes were stolen from... Read more of this article

Harrington Sound PTA & Staff Express Concerns

Harrington Sound PTA & Staff Express Concerns

Following the two day closure due to ‘bird mites’ at Harrington Sound Primary School, concerns continue to be expressed about the situation, and the Harrington Sound Primary School Parent Teacher Association has called an “urgent meeting” this evening in “reference to the health and safety issues.” The school was recently... Read more of this article

Proposed Beneficial Ownership System Changes

Proposed Beneficial Ownership System Changes

Under new legislation being proposed, local companies will be required to file changes to their beneficial ownership, and companies are now being urged to review the proposals contained in a consultation paper on the subject, the Finance Ministry said today. “This is a first for local companies in Bermuda, where the current requirement is for... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Race For Water’ Boat Visiting Bermuda

Photos: ‘Race For Water’ Boat Visiting Bermuda

Race for Water Odyssey, a “pioneering vessel” on a “crucial mission for our oceans” is currently paying a visit to Bermuda, and was seen in the east end this morning, with the boat’s appearance attracting some attention. The boat, which is “powered by solar, hydrogen, and kite,” is the property of the Race... Read more of this article