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Bermuda to quarantine non-vaccinated travellers, says premier

Apr 26 2021

HAMILTON, April 26 All non-vaccinated travellers visiting Bermuda will have to quarantine for 14 days from June 6, Premier David Burt said late on Sunday, tightening restrictions after a rise in coronavirus cases and deaths.

Bermuda ruling party extends majority with landslide election win

Oct 02 2020

HAMILTON, Bermuda Bermuda's ruling Progressive Labour Party (PLP) won a landslide re-election on Thursday, taking all but six of 36 available seats for the largest majority in the island's history, results published late in the night showed.

Hurricane Paulette knocks out power in Bermuda but moves on

Sep 14 2020

HAMILTON, Bermuda Hurricane Paulette knocked out power lines in much of Bermuda on Monday but eventually appeared to have caused only limited damage even as swells reached as far as the east coast of the United States.

Working virtually? Swap skyrises for ocean views, says Bermuda

Sep 10 2020

HAMILTON, Bermuda When the coronavirus pandemic hit and office workers were asked to work remotely, Abbie Shepherd saw it as an opportunity to swap London's skyrises for something more exotic.

Bermudians brace for storm Jerry after big hit by Humberto

Sep 24 2019

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept 24 Bermudians secured homes and businesses on Tuesday as they prepared for the arrival of Tropical Storm Jerry just a few days after Hurricane Humberto battered the archipelago and briefly knocked out power for most residents.

Bermuda avoids major damage from Hurricane Humberto, cleanup crews get to work

Sep 19 2019

HAMILTON, Bermuda Cleanup crews in Bermuda were busy at work on Thursday after Hurricane Humberto grazed the island, which escaped major harm despite winds that reached around 100 miles per hour (161 kph) snapping power poles and lifting off roofs.

Large parts of Bermuda plunged into darkness as Hurricane Humberto whips island

Sep 18 2019

HAMILTON, Bermuda Hurricane Humberto knocked out power lines in Bermuda on Wednesday night, plunging nearly the whole Atlantic archipelago into darkness, as the storm whipped the British territory with powerful winds and heavy rain.

Conflicted, conservative Bermuda stages first Pride parade

Aug 30 2019

HAMILTON, Bermuda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bermuda stages its first Pride parade on Saturday as the conservative island wrangles over gay marriage in the courts and marchers face religious protest on the streets.

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