Fifth Road Traffic Fatality Recorded on Bermuda’s Roads in 2017

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A 41-year-old Pembroke man lost his life tonight as a result of a serious road traffic accident on Bermuda's roads. Police and first responders were dispatched to a reported serious single vehicle motorcycle crash on North Shore Road in Devonshire near the junction with Bandroom Lane around 9:15p... Read more

Man Jailed For a Year For Assaulting Police Officer With a Walking Stick

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A 52-year-old man has been jailed for one year for assaulting a police officer with a walking stick during the airport protest at the House of Assembly last year. Edmund Smith was charged with assaulting Inspector Scott Devine outside the House of Assembly on December 2nd. It was alleged that he ... Read more

QC Jerome Lynch on Case of Airport Protesters: “A Victory for Common Sense”

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Queen's Counsel Jerome Lynch claimed "a victory for common sense" yesterday after ten airport protesters charged in connection with the protest outside the House of Assembly were bound over to keep the peace for six months and released. All ten defendants, including the Reverend Nicholas Tweed an... Read more

Tickets for 35th America’s Cup Opening Ceremony on Saturday Sold Out

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  Tickets for the Opening Ceremony of the 35th America's Cup are sold out. The ACBDA announced today that while there's a "very limited number of tickets remaining for spectator boats on Saturday", there will be no ticket sales at the AC Village entrance. America's Cup Event Authority ... Read more

A Second Man Charged in Connection With Mother’s Day Shooting

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Two men are now on remand at Westgate Correctional Facility on remand in connection with the shooting incident on Mother's Day. Tony Burgess of Pembroke, was formally charged with attempted murder and using a firearm to commit an indictable offence in Magistrates' Court on Thursday. He was not... Read more

BPS: On Policing Plans for Protest Court Appearances on Friday & Next Wednesday

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The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) has released plans put in place for court appearances tomorrow and on May 31st by airport protesters charged in connection with the pepper spraying incident on December 2nd. All sessions will take place at the Dame Lois Browne Evans building. Two separate appearan... Read more

Education Minister Meets With BUT on Teacher Protest & Harrington Sound Primary Closed on Friday

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Education Minister Cole Simons met with Executive members of the Bermuda Union of Teachers (BUT), Trustees and teachers from primary, middle and senior schools today to discuss their concerns following "a large protest by BUT members this morning on the grounds of the Cabinet Office". A spok... Read more

America’s Cup Opening Day Postponed Until Saturday, May 27th

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The America's Cup Event Authority (ACEA), and America's Cup Race Management (ACRM), have announced that the strong winds in Bermuda have meant that day one of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers and the Official Opening Ceremony of the 35th America's Cup have had to be postponed. According... Read more

PLP Stands With Teachers Protest Action: Bermuda Can Do Better For Our Children

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The Progressive Labour Party (PLP) stood in support with Bermuda's public school teachers today, when they marched on Cabinet grounds following an emergency union meeting. The Bermuda Union of Teachers held an "emergency general membership meeting" at St Paul Centennial Hall at 9am this morning f... Read more

Education Minister’s Update on Bird Mites at Harrington Sound Primary School

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A new set of work begins at Harrington Sound Primary School this morning in the wake of the recent infestation of bird mites that led to a sit out by teachers on Monday. According to Education Minister Cole Simons, there are a number of areas where birds can still gain access in th... Read more