Police Sobriety Checks: Ten Weekend Arrests on Suspicion of Impaired Driving

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Ten people were arrested on suspicion of impaired driving over this past weekend between Friday and Sunday (December 6-8). A police spokesperson said six of the ten motorists arrested were connected to the roadside sobriety checks conducted in seven parishes. He noted that the next round of ro... Read more

New Zealand Volcano: At Least Five Dead After White Island Eruption

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Five people are dead and several remain unaccounted for after a volcano erupted in New Zealand on Monday as tourists were seen walking inside the crater of White Island volcano moments for the eruption. BBC reports: "Twenty-three people have been rescued, but it is unclear how many people remaine... Read more

Russia Banned From ALL International Sport For Next FOUR Years Over Doping Failures

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[caption id="attachment_20638" align="alignleft" width="269"] WADA president Craig Reedie (right)[/caption] The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has slapped a four-year blanket ban on Russia from international sporting competition, which means they will miss the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and the 2020 ... Read more

Storm Atiyah: 15,000 Homes Without Power as UK Battered by 96 mph Winds

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[caption id="attachment_20632" align="alignleft" width="413"] Image: PA[/caption] More than 15,000 homes were left without power as the UK was battered by 96 mph winds overnight due to Storm Atiyah. The Mirror reports there's an estimated 5,500 homes without power across the South West an... Read more

DPT: Both Express Buses Cancelled From Dockyard & St George’s

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The Department of Public Transportation (DPT) announced at 5am this morning, that both express buses - from Dockyard and St George's have been cancelled. Route From To Destination Time 8-XP Dockyard To Hamilton 7:50am 10-XP St Georges To Hamilton 8:00am

‘First-Of-Its-Kind’ Bermuda Food Harvest Almanac Included in Restaurant Weeks 2020 Line Up

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Bermuda foodie fans will be treated to a "first-of-its-kind" Bermuda food harvest almanac detailing "locally harvested foods", where they're available and when. According to Glenn Jones, it's all part of an enhanced Restaurant Weeks programme, set to get underway, for the ninth consecutive year, ... Read more

Minister of Health Announces Upgrades to Bermuda Health Strategy

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - Today (December 8), as the public consultation on health financing reforms concludes, the Minister of Health announced that the broader health strategy, which includes financing reform, will be updated to address the wider health issues affecting Bermuda. Minister... Read more

Police: Female Driver in Causeway Collision Arrested on Suspicion of Impaired Driving

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[caption id="attachment_20606" align="alignleft" width="432"] Feature Photos Courtesy of TNN[/caption] Police have arrested the car driver involved in that early morning accident on the Causeway on Friday (December 6) on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. The two-vehicle coll... Read more

Mirror: Man City Issue Statement on Alleged Racial Abuse During Manchester Derby

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[caption id="attachment_20596" align="alignleft" width="460"] Manchester United's Fred reacts, Image: PA[/caption] Manchester City have confirmed that they are working with police after alleged racial abuse during the Manchester derby. This after footage "emerged on social media, appearing to show... Read more

UK Met Office Extends ‘Danger to Life’ Wind Warning Threatening School Run Havoc

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[caption id="attachment_20589" align="alignleft" width="347"] Image by PA[/caption] Forecasters at the UK Met Office extended a "danger to life" warning, expanding it to "a wider area south of the UK and and warning it will hit worst overnight as high winds usher in the arrival of ferocious Storm A... Read more