LeiLanni Nesbeth Receives Golden Nole Award

LeiLanni Nesbeth Receives Golden Nole Award

LeiLanni Nesbeth has been recognised by Florida State University [FSU] for her services to football at the 30th Annual Golden Nole Awards Celebration at the Ruby Auditorium on the Florida State University campus at the weekend. Nesbeth, who helped FSU win the NCAA Championship title last season, defeating Stanford 5-1 in the final, received the Golden... Read more of this article

Minister Commends Islandwide CCTV Progress

Minister Commends Islandwide CCTV Progress

“The installation of the new CCTV system marks a key milestone in strengthening Bermuda’s public safety infrastructure,” said Minister of National Security Michael Weeks regarding the progress of implementing the islandwide CCTV network. A Government spokesperson said, “Minister Weeks and Commissioner of Police Darrin Simons visited... Read more of this article

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 Stories 30 Minute Video: April... Read more of this article

National Disability Registration Drive Launched

National Disability Registration Drive Launched

The Ministry of Youth, Social Development, and Seniors announced the launch of Bermuda’s First National Disability Register with a registration drive held for all persons with disabilities and care providers. A Government spokesperson said, “All are invited to attend the City Hall Lawn tomorrow Wednesday, 24 April, 2024 from 11 am to 4 pm. Media... Read more of this article

Compass Point Commercial Property For Sale

Compass Point Commercial Property For Sale

Rego Sotheby’s International Realty has introduced Compass Point, offering “a rare chance to own a large scale, robust commercial building with coveted onsite city parking.” A spokesperson said, “Rego Sotheby’s International Realty introduces a rare chance to own a large scale, robust commercial building with coveted onsite city... Read more of this article

Six People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Six People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Six people were arrested for driving whilst impaired over the weekend with at least two of them involved in road traffic collisions. A police spokesperson said, “Troublingly, six people were arrested for driving whilst impaired over the weekend with at least two of them involved in road traffic collisions. “One person recorded a minimum... Read more of this article

American Couple To Walk First End-to-End

American Couple To Walk First End-to-End

[Written by Stephen Wright] American couple Linda and Bill Butler are visiting the island to participate in their first Convex End-to-End as part of a last-minute trip as they look to “live each day as if it’s their last.” Linda and Bill Butler, who are from Oxford, Connecticut, decided to travel to Bermuda for the annual event soon after the... Read more of this article


Women’s Centre Launch Transform Programme

Women’s Centre Launch Transform Programme

The Women’s Resource Centre [WRC] announced the launch of its new therapeutic programme, TRANSFORM, which is designed to provide women with access to the tools needed to help them build – or rebuild – healthy and fulfilling lives. “The programme efficiently packages the core services offered by the WRC into a 9 month in depth therapeutic... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Vaccination Week Launches

Photos & Video: Vaccination Week Launches

The Department of Health kicked off Vaccination Week of the Americas with a wave to commuters, aiming to bolster immunization efforts and promote public health awareness. A Government spokesperson said, “Every year as part of Vaccination Week of the Americas, more than 40 countries and territories in the Americas come together to recognise the... Read more of this article

Local Jamaicans To Cheer On Thompson-Herah

Local Jamaicans To Cheer On Thompson-Herah

[Written by Stephen Wright] Excitement is building among the island’s Jamaican community in anticipation of cheering on compatriot Elaine Thompson-Herah, the fastest woman alive, when she competes at the USATF Bermuda Grand Prix on Sunday [April 28]. Thompson-Herah is only the second sprinter after Jamaican icon Usain Bolt to win the sprint double... Read more of this article

Animal Wardens Complete ACCA Training

Animal Wardens Complete ACCA Training

The Ministry of Home Affairs advised that Officers from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Animal Control Section recently completed a specialized Basic Animal Control Officer Certification training provided by the Animal Control and Care Academy [ACCA]. Applying one of several dog muzzle types. A Government spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Gears Up For 37th Convex End-to-End

Bermuda Gears Up For 37th Convex End-to-End

Bermuda prepares for the 37th Annual Convex End-to-End fundraising event, offering various routes for participants to walk, cycle, or row while raising funds for local charities. A spokesperson said, “The 37th annual Convex End-to-End fundraising event will take place this Saturday, April 27th. Anyone interested in participating can sign up at... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Motocross Race Event

Photos & Video: Motocross Race Event

The Bermuda Motocross Association race season continued at the Southside Motor Sports Park. Ade Stovell won the pee wee division on the day, with Kody Paul winning the 50cc class. Paul also won the 65cc class, A’jahni Foggo won the 85cc class, and Nyla Goodchild won the 85cc ladies division. Aiden Simmons won the novice class, Aaron Cannonier claimed... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: April 22 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: April 22 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 Stories 30 Minute Video: April... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & 360: Fresh Air Films Drive-In

Photos, Video & 360: Fresh Air Films Drive-In

A drive-in edition of the City of Hamilton’s Fresh Air Films initiative was held at City Hall Car Park this past weekend. The event featured two movies – Migration and Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom – City trivia, and food and drinks. Related Stories Photos, Video & 360: Summer... Read more of this article

Four New Members On Bermuda College Board

Four New Members On Bermuda College Board

Bermuda College welcomed four new members – Denton Williams, Shelby Weldon, Dr. Lana Talbot and Jozelle Opoku — to its Board of Governors. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda College has welcomed four new members to its Board of Governors. Denton Williams, Shelby Weldon, Dr. Lana Talbot and Jozelle Opoku were welcomed by Board Chairman,... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

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 Stories 30 Minute Video: April... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Vaccination Week Launches

Photos & Video: Vaccination Week Launches

The Department of Health kicked off Vaccination Week of the Americas with a wave to commuters, aiming to bolster immunization efforts and promote public health awareness. A Government spokesperson said, “Every year as part of Vaccination Week of the Americas, more than 40 countries and territories in the Americas come together to recognise the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Motocross Race Event

Photos & Video: Motocross Race Event

The Bermuda Motocross Association race season continued at the Southside Motor Sports Park. Ade Stovell won the pee wee division on the day, with Kody Paul winning the 50cc class. Paul also won the 65cc class, A’jahni Foggo won the 85cc class, and Nyla Goodchild won the 85cc ladies division. Aiden Simmons won the novice class, Aaron Cannonier claimed... Read more of this article

SPORTS

LeiLanni Nesbeth Receives Golden Nole Award

LeiLanni Nesbeth Receives Golden Nole Award

LeiLanni Nesbeth has been recognised by Florida State University [FSU] for her services to football at the 30th Annual Golden Nole Awards Celebration at the Ruby Auditorium on the Florida State University campus at the weekend. Nesbeth, who helped FSU win the NCAA Championship title last season, defeating Stanford 5-1 in the final, received the Golden... Read more of this article

Ministry Applauds Success Of Kappa Classic

Ministry Applauds Success Of Kappa Classic

“The Kappa Classic is more than just a tournament; it’s a platform for our youth to shine and develop not only their athletic skills but also their teamwork and leadership qualities,” said Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Senator Owen Darrell. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport... Read more of this article

Scott Barnes Set For Stars Series Debut

Scott Barnes Set For Stars Series Debut

[Written by Stephen Wright] Scott Barnes will make his debut in the opening round of the Stars Championship Series at Charlotte Motor Speedway and is eyeing a podium finish. The Bermudian, who competes in the Shifter Masters class, expects to be in a stacked field of 25 to 35 drivers, including the defending champion, Joe Ruch, his Maranello Kart USA... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Arch Insurance Int’l Appoints Kirsten Valder

Arch Insurance Int’l Appoints Kirsten Valder

Arch Insurance International has appointed Kirsten Valder as its new Deputy CEO, responsible for overseeing global platform development under CEO Hugh Sturgess. A spokesperson said, “Arch Insurance International has today announced the appointment of Kirsten Valder as Deputy CEO of Arch Insurance International, effective immediately. “As... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: April 23 2024

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: April 23 2024

April 23 saw 900 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $24,075.00 BD. 300 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing even at $30.25 per share, while another 600 shares were traded by BF&M Ltd, closing down 1.9% at $25.00 per share. The BSX finished at 2,278.17, down 0.20% on the day. There were 0 advances, 1 decline,... Read more of this article

Butterfield Reports First Quarter 2024 Results

Butterfield Reports First Quarter 2024 Results

The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2024. A spokesperson said, “Net income for the first quarter of 2024 was $53.4 million, or $1.13 per diluted common share, compared to net income of $53.5 million, or $1.11 per diluted common share, for the previous quarter and $62.2... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Column: Jazz Event To Honour Duke Ellington

Column: Jazz Event To Honour Duke Ellington

[Written by Dale Butler] Once again the legendary saxophonist, music teacher, and big band leader, Wendell “Shine” Hayward has organized a spectacular evening of jazz celebrating Duke Ellington, who would have been 125-years-old had he been alive on his birthday. Duke was born on April 29, 1899 and passed on May 24, 1974. International Jazz Day... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & 360: Fresh Air Films Drive-In

Photos, Video & 360: Fresh Air Films Drive-In

A drive-in edition of the City of Hamilton’s Fresh Air Films initiative was held at City Hall Car Park this past weekend. The event featured two movies – Migration and Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom – City trivia, and food and drinks. Related Stories Photos, Video & 360: Summer... Read more of this article

Bermuda Biennial Draws Over 300 Attendees

Bermuda Biennial Draws Over 300 Attendees

The 2024 Bermuda Biennial drew over 300 attendees at its opening at the Bermuda National Gallery on April 12. A spokesperson said, “Over 300 people attended the opening of the 2024 Bermuda Biennial, Places, Presence & Poetics: An Unpacking, at the Bermuda National Gallery on April 12. The exhibition, which is sponsored by Bacardi Limited,... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Photos: Bermuda Longtails At Cooper’s Island

Photos: Bermuda Longtails At Cooper’s Island

The photo gallery below shows a look at some of breathtaking beauty of Bermuda’s longtails, with a number of them recently seen in Cooper’s Island in the East End. The Bermuda Department of Environment and Natural Resources describes the longtail by saying, “The White-tailed Tropicbird is almost always known in Bermuda has the ‘Longtail’... Read more of this article

Minister Attends Ocean Conference In Greece

Minister Attends Ocean Conference In Greece

Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban represented Bermuda at the 9th Our Ocean Conference held in Greece, which concluded yesterday [April 17]. A Government spokesperson said, “Started by the U.S. Department of State in 2014, the former Secretary of State and U.S. Presidential Climate Advisor, John Kerry, gave a keynote address at this year’s... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Underneath The Waves

Wallpaper Wednesday: Underneath The Waves

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a scenic look underneath Bermuda’s waves. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You can download both sizes below,... Read more of this article

CRIME

Six People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Six People Arrested For Impaired Driving

Six people were arrested for driving whilst impaired over the weekend with at least two of them involved in road traffic collisions. A police spokesperson said, “Troublingly, six people were arrested for driving whilst impaired over the weekend with at least two of them involved in road traffic collisions. “One person recorded a minimum... Read more of this article

Shooting In Smith’s, No One Injured

Shooting In Smith’s, No One Injured

The police confirmed that there was a shooting this weekend in Smith’s, and “there were no reports anyone was injured.” A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2024, Police received reports of gunshots heard in the Church Dale, Devil’s Hole area, Smith’s. “Officers were dispatched... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal For Info: Jordan Outerbridge Murder

BPS Appeal For Info: Jordan Outerbridge Murder

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] continues its active investigation into the 2021 murder of Jordan Outerbridge, appealing to the public for any relevant information that could lead to the apprehension of the perpetrators. A police spokesperson said, “Three years ago, around 10:30pm Tuesday, 6th April 2021, Jordan Outerbridge was fatally shot on... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Wallpaper Wednesday: Sun Shade & Serenity

Wallpaper Wednesday: Sun Shade & Serenity

Experience the tranquility of the shoreline, where the interplay of sunlight and shadows creates a serene ambiance, in this edition of Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story.... Read more of this article

Minister Commends Islandwide CCTV Progress

Minister Commends Islandwide CCTV Progress

“The installation of the new CCTV system marks a key milestone in strengthening Bermuda’s public safety infrastructure,” said Minister of National Security Michael Weeks regarding the progress of implementing the islandwide CCTV network. A Government spokesperson said, “Minister Weeks and Commissioner of Police Darrin Simons visited the Police COMOPS command... Read more of this article

Column: TLC Group On The Invisible Helpers

Column: TLC Group On The Invisible Helpers

[Opinion column written by The TLC Group] Artificial intelligence [AI] quietly orchestrates many aspects of our daily lives, often in ways we scarcely notice. From streamlining mundane tasks to offering personalized experiences, AI has transformed what convenience means in the modern age. But as these systems grow more integral to our routines, a vital question emerges:... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Car Crashed Through Wall In Sandys

Car Crashed Through Wall In Sandys

A car was seen crashed through a wall yesterday in Sandys parish. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Related Stories Photos: Van Crashes On Side In Pembroke Motorcyclist Injured In Collision In Warwick Photos: Vehicle Overboard By Causeway Photos: Tractor Trailer Carrying Crane Incident Photos & Video:... Read more of this article

72-Year-Old Discharged From Hospital

72-Year-Old Discharged From Hospital

The 72-year-old male motorcyclist injured in a four vehicle collision on North Shore Road, was treated at the hospital and later discharged. A police spokesperson said, “A 72-year-old male motorcyclist injured in a four vehicle collision on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish, near Somers Hill Road around 8:05am Wednesday, 10th April 2024, was treated... Read more of this article

Two Vehicle Collision In St. George’s

Two Vehicle Collision In St. George’s

A two vehicle collision involving a car and a motorcycle occurred in St. George’s. A police spokesperson said, “Around 6:30 pm on Monday, April 15, 2024, police and other first responders were dispatched to a reported serious road traffic collision involving a motorcar and a motorcycle at the junction of St. David’s Road and Stocks Road St.... Read more of this article


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