National Security: Hurricane Franklin Update  

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - “As we are within 24 hours of Hurricane Franklin’s closest approach to our shores, we are reminding residents to remain aware and continue to monitor the storm forecasts from the Bermuda Weather Service,” said Minister of National Security Michael Weeks, in p... Read more

Lane Closure For Changing Tower Lights At National Stadium Extended

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform motorists and pedestrians that the current single-lane and sidewalk closure has been extended on Frog Lane in Devonshire to continue with the tower lights replacements at the National Stadium. The closures will continue ... Read more

Minister Urges Vigilance As EMO Assesses Tropical Storm Franklin’s Potential Impact On Bermuda

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda “At this time, it appears that Bermuda will be spared the worst of Franklin, however, I urge residents to stay alert and to monitor weather and official updates over the weekend,” said Minister of National Security Michael Weeks, JP, MP, following an Emergency Mea... Read more

Bermuda Records 12th Road Traffic Fatality After Man Dies In Single-Vehicle Crash In Devonshire

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Sadly, Bermuda recorded another road traffic fatality this morning, following a single-vehicle accident in Devonshire. Police say the male motorcyclist’s death marks the island’s twelfth road fatality this year. A spokesman for the Bermuda Police Service said the fatal accident occurred ju... Read more

Loss Of Antarctic Ice Hurting Survival Of Emperor Penguin Chicks, Study Says

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AP WASHINGTON, Christina Larson — Emperor penguins hatch their eggs and raise their chicks on the ice that forms around the continent each Antarctic winter and melts in the summer months. Researchers used satellite imagery to look at breeding colonies in a region near Antarctica’s Bellingshau... Read more

Elton John Throws A-list Bash On £21M Superyacht As He Parties With Aaron Taylor-Johnson

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MIRROR Online LONDON, England, By Charlotte Everett Elton John threw a star-studded bash on a £21m superyacht with multiple A-listers in tow on Tuesday. The Rocket Man singer invited plenty of well-known stars such as husband David Furnish, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Susannah Constantine and David ... Read more

The Largest Cruise Ship Docked At Heritage Wharf

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda The MSC Meraviglia arrived at Heritage Wharf in Bermuda yesterday on her inaugural sailing from New York. MSC Meraviglia is one of the world's largest cruise ships and the largest vessel to dock at Heritage Wharf this season when measured by gross tonnage. MSC Cruises... Read more

Public Works Advisory: Road Closure On Curving Avenue For A Funeral Wake – Saturday, August 26

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda – The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform motorists that there will be road closures on Curving Avenue in Pembroke for a Funeral wake. The road closures will occur at Curving Avenue, Pembroke, between Rambling Lane and Middle Town Drive junctions on Saturd... Read more

BermudAir Airline Tickets Now On Sale

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda BermudAir makes history today, launching as Bermuda’s first flagship carrier to service year-round business and tourism travel with comfort, connectivity, and convenience. The airline, which has been entirely privately funded, officially confirmed that tickets go on ... Read more

Tropical Storm Franklin Now Considered A ‘Potential Threat’ To Bermuda

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Forecasters at the Bermuda Weather Service (BWS), say Tropical Storm Franklin is now considered to be a ‘potential threat’ to Bermuda that could approach the island as a Category 2 hurricane early next week. In the BWS Tropical Update Bulletin issued at noon today, forecasters said the closes... Read more