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EU launches legal action against the UK for breaching Brexit deal
The European Union has launched legal proceedings against the UK after it failed to withdraw legislation that would breach the Brexit deal both sides signed last year and break international law.
America is cracking up, the first presidential debate proved it
The chaos that ricocheted across television screens last night was testament to the sad spectacle that is America today.
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Bermuda, 30 September
Today there were 555 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19.
New Government of Bermuda Representative in Brussels
The Cabinet Office announced today the appointment of Ms. Aliyyah Ahad as the Government of Bermuda representative in Brussels, Belgium. This appointment comes at the end of the tenure of The Hon. M. D. Renee Webb JP who had filled the p...
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Central Bus Terminal Kiosk Resumes Normal Operations
The Department of Public Transportation (DPT) can confirm that the Central Bus Terminal kiosk resumed normal operations on Friday, September 25th, after being temporarily closed from 4pm Thursday, September 24th. DPT thanks the public fo...
Ministry of Public Works - Road Work and Repair Advisory
The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform motorists that Lighthouse Road, Southampton & the Railway Trail will undergo paving works that will require road closure.
Press Conference on Bermuda Fishing Cooperative
Bermuda Government held a press conference on the Bermuda Fishing Cooperative 30 September, 2020
Shell to cut up to 9,000 jobs as Covid-19 accelerates green drive
Anglo-Dutch oil firm expects to save up to $2.5bn a year through restructuring plan
Premier Burt announce vendor for BEDC Virtual Market
The Premier holds a press conference to announce the chosen vendor for the BEDC Virtual Market.
Traveller's Public Service Announcement
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Bermuda, 29 September
Today there were 418 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19.
Government Reaches Agreement in Principle with BPA
After many weeks of negotiations, the Government of Bermuda can confirm that it has reached agreement in principle with the Bermuda Police Association (BPA) that will essentially see the Police participate in the austerity measures progr...
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British Airways launches flights from Bermuda to London Heathrow
British Airways has today announced that from 28 March 2021, it will operate daily flights from Bermuda to London Heathrow Terminal 5.
June 2020 Consumer Price Index
Today, Minister for the Cabinet Office the Hon. Wayne L. Furbert, JP, MP, released the June 2020 Consumer Price Index publication from the Department of Statistics.
‘Everybody dies’: Musk says neither he nor his family will take Covid-19 vaccine, blasts Bill Gates as ‘knucklehead’
SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk has said that neither he nor his family will likely take future coronavirus vaccines even when they are readily available, saying the pandemic has “diminished [his] faith in humanity.”
CROSSFIRE HURRICANE: Director of National Intelligence Declassifies Info Alleging Russian Collusion Was Hillary Clinton's Idea, Obama Was Briefed
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today released a letter from Director of National Intelligence (DNI) John Ratcliffe. DNI Ratcliffe responded to Graham’s request for intelligence community information...
Disney To Lay Off 28,000 US Employees Due To Coronavirus Pandemic
The cuts were needed in light of social distancing requirements, exacerbated by tough restrictions imposed by the California state government, Disney said.
One million coronavirus deaths: how did we get here?
Milestone is known toll of months of Covid pandemic that has changed everything, from power balances to everyday life
The Biden Campaign Slammed Facebook For Refusing To Take Down Misleading Trump Posts
“Rather than seeing progress, we have seen regression,” Biden's campaign manager wrote in a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
LIVE: Biden and Trump Prepare for First Presidential Debate in Ohio on Tuesday | Happening Today
President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden square off for 90 minutes in their first debate Tuesday and political pros on both sides are fretting the most about a viral moment that can turn a good performance into a disaster that’s rem...
Evidence of puberty, store of fatty goodness or construct of the patriarchy? Scientists probe why men are SO obsessed with breasts
Male preference for women’s permanently swollen globular breasts is somewhat anomalous, but to date, no widely accepted evolutionary explanation has been offered. What is the latest in this titillating area of research?
Borat 2 imminent, reports suggest, with Trump, Epstein and Giuliani as targets
Sacha Baron Cohen said to have test-screened follow-up to his 2006 hit, which was shot during the pandemic
Singapore Airlines Turns A380 Superjumbo Into Pop-Up Restaurant
Singapore Airlines Ltd. is opening one of its Airbus SE A380 superjumbos as a temporary restaurant, joining a gaggle of other carriers trying out novel ways to raise cash while the coronavirus decimates air travel.
JPMorgan Admits Spoofing by 15 Traders, Two Desks in Record Deal
JPMorgan Chase & Co. admitted wrongdoing and agreed to pay more than $920 million to resolve U.S. authorities’ claims of market manipulation involving two of the bank’s trading desks, the largest sanction ever tied to the illegal practic...
'I've never ever faked an orgasm': Megan Barton Hanson has honest chat about sex as she reveals she was 'slut-shamed' at school and says X-rated site OnlyFans is 'amazing' for her
Megan Barton Hanson has admitted she has 'never faked an orgasm' during a frank discussion about sex.
BTS members to become multi-millionaires
All seven members of South Korean K-pop group BTS are set to become multi-millionaires, when their label Big Hit Entertainment goes public in October.
‘We’ll shut your filthy mouth’: Putin says Russia will combat the rewriting of WWII history with new free-to-all archive center
Moscow is to create the most extensive collection of WWII documents, open to all persons anywhere, to once and for all “shut the filthy mouth” of those seeking to rewrite history for short-term gains, the Russian president said.
Ooops: Trump wants Biden to inspect the ears of the debaters for electronic devices or transmitters
The Trump campaign wants the Biden campaign to allow a third party to inspect the ears of the debaters for electronic devices or transmitters. The President has consented to this inspection, but Biden has not – so far, for obvious reaso...
Do Trump's personal debts pose a risk to the US' national security? | DW News
US Democrats went on the attack on Monday after a report by The New York Times (NYT) revealed that President Donald Trump paid little to no income tax in recent years and held large amounts of debt.
BPS investigates shooting of a 31-year-old woman in Pembroke
At around 12:20 this morning, Tuesday 29th September, police received a number of 911 calls reporting several shots fired at a residence on Sunset Pass, Pembroke.
A Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputy Was Caught On Video Repeatedly Striking A Protester With A Riot Shield
The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department (LASD) is investigating an incident during which a deputy was caught on video repeatedly striking a protester with a riot shield.
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Bermuda, 28 September
Today there were 1232 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19.
Ministry of Education Congratulates 2020 Scholarship and Award Recipients
The Ministry of Education is pleased to announce the recipients of 2020 Bermuda Government Scholarships and Awards.
PGA tournament is one month away
Senator Crystal Caesar makes an important announcement regarding the 2020 PGA in Bermuda.
Deaths from COVID-19 in the world exceed one million, according to Johns Hopkins
The deaths from COVID-19 in the world exceeded one million people this Monday, according to data provided by Johns Hopkins University in the United States in its independent count.
Red wine tsunami! The moment a 50,000-litre tanks bursts at a winery in Spain and unleashes a flood of red wine
A 50,000-litre wine tank at a winery in Spain spilled its contents onto the floor. A jet of wine erupted from the tank at the Bodegas Vitivinos winery in Villamalea. It is believed that a break in one of the vats caused the explosion of ...
Trump says he paid millions to the treasury without providing evidence after scandal
The president of the United States, Donald Trump, assured on Monday that he had paid millions of dollars to the treasury and that he is hardly in debt, without offering evidence, in response to the revelations of The New York Times newsp...
Etihad Airways to Cover Medical Costs, Provide Free Insurance to Passengers If They Contract COVID-19
One of the most advanced airlines in the world, United Arab Emirates' Etihad Airways, will cover passengers if they become sick with COVID-19 while traveling by offering free insurance.
They know it’s a spyware: UK’s Police told not to download NHS Covid-19 app
The National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) has confirmed officers are being told not to install the NHS Covid-19 app on their work smartphones.
Barrister mistaken for defendant three times calls for anti-racism training
A barrister has called for the introduction of anti-racism training in the legal profession after being mistaken for a defendant three times in one day.
New, bold visions of growth needed to kick-start the global economy
Governments must cast aside the tired old tools of monetary easing and consumption-driven demand, and reach for what the UN calls transformative growth. Climate change, public health and digital infrastructure are areas of potential grow...
Ant Group Debuts Virtual Bank In Hong Kong
Ant Bank, the virtual banking division of Hangzhou, China-based Ant Group, has launched banking services in Hong Kong, Fintech News reported.
We need to rethink social media before it's too late. We've accepted a Faustian bargain
A business model that alters the way we think, act, and live our lives has us heading toward dystopia
Shirking from home? Staff feel the heat as bosses ramp up remote surveillance
As management seeks more oversight of workers away from the office, campaigners fight for privacy to be respected
TikTok, WeChat Security Threat Has Yet to Be Proven, Judges Say
Two federal judges have ruled this month that the Trump administration failed to prove Chinese-owned apps used by millions of Americans pose enough of a national security threat to justify a U.S. ban.
Trump says the economy is booming. He's right - but you don't feel it
President Donald Trump touts the economy's quick recovery as evidence of his administration's success. He's not wrong, but it's not the full picture.
UK’s Sunday shows round-up: Steve Baker says liberty ‘dies like this’ over Coronavirus Act
Steve Baker - Liberty 'dies like this' with 'draconian powers' unchecked
A ‘cool girl’ looks for peace in Harvey Weinstein’s aftermath
Writer Angela Meng’s traumatic encounter with the Hollywood producer left her lurching through suspicion, anger and moral outrage.
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