Three People Complete Appliance Repair Program

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - Recently, the Department of Workforce Development celebrated the outstanding achievements of three exceptional individuals for completing an intensive training program, marking a significant milestone in their career journey. In December 2023, the Department of W... Read more

What’s Keeping Egg Prices High For Easter? It’s Not Just Inflation

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Associated Press: By Dee-Ann Durbin - Egg prices are at near-historic highs in many parts of the world as the spring holidays approach, reflecting a market scrambled by disease, high demand and growing costs for farmers. It’s the second year in a row consumers have faced sticker s... Read more

Single-Lane Closure For Pest Vegetation Removal On North Shore Road Along Shelly Bay

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform the public that various sections of the Northbound lane of North Shore Road along Shelly Bay will have a single-lane closure to accommodate the above-noted works. Work will be done in approximately 100-foot long sections... Read more

New $20 Minimum Wage For Fast Food Workers In California Is Set To Start Monday

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AP: LIVERMORE, California, By Adam Beam — Most fast food workers in California will be paid at least $20 an hour beginning Monday when a new law is scheduled to kick in giving more financial security to an historically low-paying profession while threatening to raise prices in a state already know... Read more

Declan Rice: ‘This Is A New Arsenal Now. We Are Ready To Change What People Say About Us’

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The Guardian: LONDON, England, By David Hytner - It was a throwaway line from Declan Rice because at the beginning of the week his focus was with England – on his 50th cap in the Wembley friendly against Belgium on Tuesday – and captaining his country for the first time. Still, the Ars... Read more

Easter Egg Prices Soar As Cocoa Crops Are Hit By Climate Crisis & Exploitation

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The Guardian: LONDON, England, By Eve Livingston - Every Easter, UK consumers collectively spend more than £1bn on food, drink, gifts, entertainment and about 80m chocolate eggs, racking up an average bill exceeding £50 each. But shoppers this year are paying more than usual: since last Easter, ... Read more

Wright & Tannock Share Insights At Risk Summit On ‘Navigating The Dynamic Future Of Risk’

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The war on talent is real for the insurance industry and the lack of diversity, inclusion and equity should be a key focus, Soraya Wright, Amazon’s Global Head of Corporate Risk & Claims, told those attending the recently held Bermuda Risk Summit. Ms Wright... Read more

Jamaica Rum Festival rocks with Reggae Sumfest onboard – Event Returns To Montego Bay July 18

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The Gleaner: KINGSTON, Jamaica, By Yasmine Peru - A fusion of rum and reggae is how Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett described the 2024 iteration of the Jamaica Rum Festival, which had its launch at The Ruins, UWI, Mona on Wednesday, with the big announcement that the event has forged a partners... Read more

Titanic ‘door’ prop that kept Rose alive sells for $718,750

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BBC News: LONDON, England, By Andre Rhoden-Paul - The floating piece of wood that kept Titanic's Rose alive has been sold for $718,750 (£569,739) at auction. Ever since the release of the 1997 film, fans have wondered whether the panel was big enough to fit her love interest Jack as well, saving... Read more

Mum’s Face ‘Ripped Off’ By Best Pal’s Rottweiler In Sickening Street Attack That Saw Dog Put Down

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MIRROR Online: LONDON, England, By Sophie Watson - WARNING, GRAPHIC IMAGES: Mum Kelsea Morgan needed 15 stitches to fix the hole in her face after a friend's rottweiler-pitbull cross savaged her in a vicious attack. A terrified mum has revealed the stomach churning moment she feared h... Read more