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Interruption of Public Bus Service
The Department of Public Transportation (DPT) advises the public that there is an interruption in the public bus service this morning due to industrial action taken by the Supervisors.
The Bermuda Public Services Union and the Supervisors are currently in discussion between the Department of Public Transportation (DPT) Management and the Bermuda Public Services Union (BPSU).
Transportation for school students will not be impacted as arrangements are already in process through contractual arrangements with the Bermuda Minibus Association.
The Department apologises for any inconveniences caused by the disruption.
Minister of Education 2021/22 Budget Statement Highlights
Good Morning and thank you for coming.Today, I am pleased to give an overview of the Ministry of Education’s 2021 – 2022 fiscal year budget.
Majority of Jay-Z's Tidal's shares purchased by Jack Dorsey's Square, Inc. in sweeping deal
Square, Inc. the financial technology company co-founded by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, announced that it reached an agreement to acquire Jay-Z’s Tidal music streaming service.
Minister of Social Development and Seniors Ministry Budget 2021/22
Good morning Bermuda, thank you for joining us today. I am grateful for the opportunity to share the plans and initiatives of the Ministry of Social Development and Seniors for ...
Sen. Ted Cruz: Texas reopening will 'accelerate' California's mass exodus
Sen. Ted Cruz argued on Wednesday that the planned opening of Texas next week to "100%" will "accelerate” the mass exodus from California.
Bermuda Government Press Conference - March 3 2021
The Hon. Diallo Rabain, Minister of Education and the Hon. Tinee Furbert, Minister of Social Development and Seniors
Amazon's first cashierless store arrives in Britain in sign of global expansion
Amazon will open its first-ever physical store outside the United States on Thursday
Supporting Bermuda’s Musicians
Madam President, as Bermuda and the rest of the world grapples with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become increasingly clear that during these times where physical...
House Republicans move to block financial transaction tax as GameStop furor revives Dems' calls for penalty
House Republicans on Wednesday unveiled a bill to block a financial transaction tax after the recent frenetic trading of GameStop shares revived a years-long effort by progressi...
Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan mansion selling for roughly $50M
If the deal closes, the townhouse would be among the most expensive homes to sell in New York over the past year.
Trump property next to Mar-a-Lago hits market for $49M
The property, sitting right next to Mar-a-Lago’s Beach Club, has ties to the Trump Organization.
Punk Design Cues For A Teenager's Bedroom
Punk came about in the 1970s in the UK mostly as a musical reaction to the previous generation’s hippie culture. Punk rock was all about a do it yourself ethos and crunchy rock ...
The first space hotel could open its doors sooner than you think
Sleeping among the stars could become a long haul excursion in just six years.
18 Beautiful Indian Wedding Hairstyles for Every Bridal Personality
Need beauty inspiration for your Indian wedding? See 18 lovely Indian wedding hairstyles donned by real brides.
U.S. blocked Myanmar junta attempt to empty $1 billion New York Fed account - sources
Myanmar’s military rulers attempted to move about $1 billion held at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York days after seizing power on Feb. 1, prompting U.S. officials to put a f...
White House cuts virtual event stream after Biden says he's "happy to take questions" from House Democrats
Fake COVID-19 vaccines shipped from China to South Africa: Interpol
South African authorities have seized hundreds of fake COVID-19 vaccines following a global alert issued by Interpol warning vaccines would be a prime target for criminal networks.
Clubhouse app: what is it and how do you get an invite to the exclusive audio app?
The exclusive invitation-only social networking app is a hybrid of conference calls, talkback radio and Houseparty
Controversy as EU considers vaccine passports in time for summer travel
The European Commission will present a proposal in March on creating an EU-wide digital Covid-19 vaccination passport that may allow Europeans to travel more freely over the pea...
More bad news for Google as Indian media demand lion's share of ad revenue
An Indian media association has demanded Google pay more to local newspapers for using their content, just after Australia passed a hotly-contested law to compel global tech com...
'Free Speech' App Parler Initiates Fresh Legal Challenge Against Amazon, Drops Anti-Trust Lawsuit
Since it was removed from Amazon on allegations of being unable to police content, the company had been involved in legal challenges against its former host. After repeated fail...
FBI Pushing Tech Firms to Write Own Backdoors Into Encrypted Messaging Apps, Director Tells Congress
The US has on spurious grounds banned Chinese tech firms for ostensibly placing surveillance backdoors into their technology on behalf of the Chinese government. However, the he...
SoundCloud to Become First Music Platform With 'Fan-Powered' Artist Payments
German-based SoundCloud music platform said on Tuesday it introduced a new payment system under which independent artists will gain royalties based on the number of their actual...
Britain's financial watchdog must act faster in fraud cases, says boss
Britain’s financial watchdog must act faster on scams, its chair said on Monday as he announced that senior officials face pay cuts and no bonuses following criticism of the reg...
Suspected ‘money mule’ arrested as part of probe into €1.1m fraud
A 22-year-old man who was arrested today is suspected of storing over €120,000 in his bank account which was stolen by an organised crime gang in a €1.1m fraud.
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