Morning Rush Hour Traffic Delayed Due to Road Traffic Accident

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Emergency services responded to a collision on South Road area during the early morning rush hour commute, that resulted in two people being injured. A spokesman said: "The collision involving a bike and a car occurred at around 7:52 am in the area of South Road near the junction with White Sands ... Read more

Samoa & Christmas Island Are First to Celebrate 2020 to Ring In a New Decade

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New Year's Eve revellers in Samoa and Christmas Island (Kiribati) were the first to ring in 2020 and kick off the new decade. Mirror Online reports: "The islands in the South Pacific are immediately west of the International Date Line." Celebrations were scheduled to get underway in New Zealan... Read more

Police Will Be Out in Full Force to Prevent Violence on New Year’s Day

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In response to "heightened community tensions", the Bermuda Police Service will step up their presence at football matches on New Year's Day. Police officers will join with the Bermuda Football Association’s (BFA) security committee for the Friendship Cup and Shield finals at the Somerset Crick... Read more

Tree Planting to Combat Impact of Global Warming on New Year’s Day

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In recognition of their 50th anniversary, the Bermuda National Trust will plant 50 trees on New Year's Day. Backed by the newly formed Bermuda Climate Action Network, a spokesman for Bermuda Can said it's all part of the group's Vision 2020 campaign to plant 2020 trees across the island by the en... Read more

PLP: Beginning January 2020, 95% of Bermudian Families Will See a Reduction in Energy Bills

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - As of January 2020, 95 percent of Bermudian families will see a reduction in their energy bills. Acting Leader of the Progressive Labour Party, Walter Roban said: "This holiday season, we are committed to focusing on the sure and steady progress we’re making fo... Read more

Bermuda’s Top Cop Reflects on 2019 as 2020 Rolls In

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End of Year Statement by the Commissioner of Police, Stephen Corbishley... As the year closes I reflect on 12 months of hard work and success achieved by the officers and staff of the Bermuda police service. I am also pleased that there are lesser times I am referred to as the ‘new commissioner... Read more

Police Condemn Video Clips of Burchall Murder Circulating Via Social Media

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The Bermuda Police Service has condemned the release of two video clips on social media of the gun murder of a man one year after he was gunned down. A police spokesman said the two videos of the incident where Ronniko Burchall, who was 30, was shot as he got on his motorcycle in the car park of ... Read more

Court Street Shooting Video Posted on Local Social Media Circuit

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Video of the recent shooting incident outside the Spinning Wheel nightclub was circulating on the local social media circuit this weekend. A police spokesman would only say that the incident remains under investigation. At last check the victim, a 45-year-old man was listed in stable condition... Read more

PLP Chairman Confirms There Will Be No official Central Committee Meeting on Monday, December 30th

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The Progressive Labour Party has opted to issue no further comment on the leaked audio from the party's Central Committee meeting but that's not stopping the party's Chairman Damon Wade from addressing party members. In a letter sent out via email to PLP members this weekend, Mr Wade made it clea... Read more

US Retailers Facing The Fight of Their Lives in 2020: Sears, Neiman Marcus, Rite Aid

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[caption id="attachment_21417" align="alignleft" width="276"] USA Today[/caption] US retailers look set for another "tumultuous year" following a year that saw more than 9,200 store closures across the United States of America in 2019. USA Today reports: "Retailers have been divided into two... Read more