Police: Bermuda Records Third & Fourth Road Traffic Fatalities For 2021

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Bermuda recorded two road traffic fatalities on our roads following a spate of collisions on Tuesday (May 4) - one of them claiming the life of an 81-year-old pedestrian and the other claiming the life of 56-year-old Marvin Lambe. Leon Thomas, 81 and Marvin Lambe, believed to be a Smith's Parish res... Read more

Stakeholder Summit To Focus On Preserving Bermuda’s Arts, Culture & Heritage

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Department of Culture will host the first ever Bermuda Cultural Stakeholder Conference on Sunday, May 16.The conference which will be held via Zoom, is free to the public and will serve as the formal launch of Bermuda’s National Cultural Heritage Policy.The f... Read more

Sail GP, Hamilton Princess & BTA Join Forces For Bermuda National Team Bubble

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA_ today announced that SailGP and Hamilton Princess have joined forces to provide a sports bubble environment for the Bermuda Football Association’s National Team. This as the team prepares for the second round of Concacaf World C... Read more

US Birth Rate Falls To Lowest Point In More Than A Century

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Associated Press: NEW YORK — The US birth rate fell 4 percent last year, the largest single-year decrease in nearly 50 years, according to a government report being released Wednesday. The rate dropped for moms of every major race and ethnicity, and in nearly every age group, falling to the lowes... Read more

Woman Gives Birth To 9 Babies After Having Nonuplets As Doctors Missed Two In Scan

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Mirror Online: LONDON, England - A woman has become a mum-of-nine by giving birth to nonuplets after doctors missed two of her babies in a scan. Halima Cisse, 25, from Mali, captured the attention of the West African nation when she delivered her nine babies via c-section on Tuesday. ... Read more

Derek Chauvin Files Motion For New Trial With Jury Misconduct Claim

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN - Lawyers for George Floyd’s convicted killer, ex-cop Derek Chauvin, filed a motion Tuesday requesting a new trial for a raft of reasons — including jury misconduct. The motion filed by attorney Eric Nelson in a Minneapolis court cited “the interests of jus... Read more

COVID-19: Five New Cases, All Locally Transmitted, 417 Active

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The Ministry of Health confirmed five new cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda - all locally transmitted with known contacts, in the latest round of 447 test results. Since the last update, there were 14 recoveries and no deaths. A spokeswoman said: "There are 417 active cases, of which 401 are under public... Read more

Police Investigating Multiple Accidents, Three Pedestrians Plus Four Injured

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Police are investigating multiple road traffic accidents in Southampton, Devonshire and Flatts that left at least seven people injured, including three pedestrians — one of them a senior citizen. Initial reports indicate that the 82-year-old man was attempting to cross the road when he was hit by ... Read more

UK Pubs & Restaurants Urge PM To Speed Up End Of Restrictions

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Daily Mail Online: LONDON, England - MPs, businesses and pubs and restaurants are calling for lockdown to end sooner after just one COVID death was recorded yesterday. Even 'Professor Lockdown' is now optimistic that vaccines will squash the UK's third wave of coronavirus and life in Britain will "... Read more

COVID-19: Bermuda Records 30th Death, 29 New Cases, 426 Active

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Health Minister Kim Wilson confirmed yet another COVID-related death last night, taking the island's death toll up to 30, with 29 new cases confirmed since the last update. "I am sorry to report that another Bermudian has died from a COVID-related illness,” said Ms Wilson. "I extend my heartfelt c... Read more