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Live Blog/Webcast: 2012/13 Budget

Live Blog/Webcast: 2012/13 Budget

[Updated] This morning [Feb.24] Premier and Minister of Finance Paula Cox will deliver the 2012 Budget in the House of Assembly. She is expected to leave the Cabinet Office at approximately 9.30am, and make her way to the House where she will deliver the Budget – setting out Government’s financial goals and expectations for the following... Read more of this article

Live Blog: Cup Match Day #2 [St George's Win]

Live Blog: Cup Match Day #2 [St George's Win]

[Updated - St George's win] With the first day complete, locals are ready and raring to go for the second day of the annual Cup Match holiday. At the Wellington Oval, Somerset is 97 and 39-1, while St George’s 188. Somerset are 52 runs in deficit with 9 second innings wickets left. Somerset, who won the toss, elected to bat and could only muster... Read more of this article

Live Blog/Video: New Miss Bermuda Crowned

Live Blog/Video: New Miss Bermuda Crowned

[Updated - Jana Lynn Outerbridge, who represented St. George's, is the new Miss Bermuda] The 2011 Miss Bermuda Pageant is now underway at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel this evening [June 12]. Filming is limited for the event, however we will bring you the information in text form as it happens. Fifteen young ladies aged 18-25 are competing this evening;... Read more of this article

Webcast & Live Blog: May 24th Races & Parade

Webcast & Live Blog: May 24th Races & Parade

[Updated] The May 24th Holiday is winding down, with the Marathon, Sinclair Packwood Memorial Cycle Race, Dinghy Races and Bermuda Day Parade all complete. Below there are links to our live coverage from the day, with much more to come this evening. Update May 25: 150 photos of parade added here, and over 30 videos added on Bernews TV. Update 7:20pm:... Read more of this article

Live Video/Photo Blog: BPSU March On Cabinet

Live Video/Photo Blog: BPSU March On Cabinet

[Updated] Members of the Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] have gathered this morning [Apr.26] to voice their concerns, and are marching to the Cabinet grounds on Front Street. A flyer mailed out last week said “should the membership agree to take a 1.25% pay increase or salary freeze, the Government should agree there will be no redundancies at... Read more of this article

MPs Expected to Approve SDO Today [Passed]

MPs Expected to Approve SDO Today [Passed]

[Updated - SDO passed] Marking the fourth time the bill has come up for debate, the revised Tucker’s Point Special Development Order [SDO] is back before MPs in the House of Assembly today [Mar.28], and is widely expected to pass. The original SDO passed in the House of Assembly March 1st, with votes 2-1 in favour of the SDO. As in the Senate,... Read more of this article

Live Blog/Webcast: SDO Debate [Passed]

Live Blog/Webcast: SDO Debate [Passed]

[Updated - SDO has passed by a vote of 7-4] The Tucker’s Point SDO is back before the Senate today [Mar.25], with the debate expected to start at approximately 5pm. Last night Government confirmed there were changes to the SDO. In the revised draft, the total donated land is around 41.12 acres, and the total development area removed from the previous... Read more of this article

Live Blog/Video: SDO Debate [No Vote]

Live Blog/Video: SDO Debate [No Vote]

[Updated - no vote to be taken] Senators are expected to debate the Tucker’s Point SDO today [Mar.18], and both CURB and BEST called for residents to come to the Cabinet Building grounds to “quietly protest the Tuckers Point SDO.” Updates will be posted through the day, with the most recent on top, press ‘F5′ key to refresh: Update... Read more of this article

Live Blogging: 2011/12 Budget

Live Blogging: 2011/12 Budget

This morning [Feb 18] Premier and Minister of Finance Paula Cox will deliver the 2011/12 Budget in the House of Assembly. Speaking yesterday UBP Leader Kim.Swan said: “Virtually everyone in the country is aware that Bermuda is in the grip of its most serious economic challenge in many generations, and that the Government’s spendthrift ways –... Read more of this article

Live Blogging: Warwick By-Election [PLP Win]

Live Blogging: Warwick By-Election [PLP Win]

[Votes coming in] Starting from 8am today [Dec 15] the constituents of Warwick South Central, Constituency 26, headed to St. Mary’s Church Hall, Warwick, to select their Member of Parliament. The polls close in 15 mins [8pm] with the winner expected to be announced later tonight. You can view videos of the candidates speaking earlier today here. Present... Read more of this article

Blog: PLP Race [Paula Cox/Derrick Burgess Win]

Blog: PLP Race [Paula Cox/Derrick Burgess Win]

As many locals are aware tonight [Oct 28] a new PLP Leader, and therefore, Premier will be selected. Deputy Premier Paula Cox, and backbenchers Dale Butler and Terry Lister are all running for the position. For background information on how the PLP delegate selections works see here, for Dale Butler’s campaign launch see here, for Paula Cox’s... Read more of this article

Full Video Replay: Premier’s Roundtable

Full Video Replay: Premier’s Roundtable

[Replay now available] Bernews is pleased tonight to make our very first foray into live video streaming, and will be bringing you the live video and audio from the Premier’s Media Roundtable from its scheduled start time at 8pm. Representatives from the various media entities were invited with the Premier saying “Many of the representatives... Read more of this article

Live Blogging: The Aftermath of Igor

Live Blogging: The Aftermath of Igor

7:30am: Official confirmation coming that there were no deaths or major injuries reported from Igor. For our overseas readers, this would be greatly credited to our style of building heavy, hard homes of concrete. 7:45am: EMO officials say “At first light we will get an assessment. We would like to stress for persons to PLEASE STAY off ROADS so... Read more of this article