All Stories http://www.royalgazette.com All Stories en-us Police demonstrations must be orderly The Bermuda Police Service have warned protesters they must abide by the law when they take part in a planned demonstration and a counterdemonstration over marriage equality. Campaign group Preserve Marriage will hold a demonstration opposing same-sex marriage at the Cabinet Grounds tomorrow, while a second group has announced a. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209708&source=RSS Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:36:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209708&source=RSS Executive badly injured in UK robbery A Bermudian-based reinsurance executive has suffered life-changing injuries after being shot in the leg during a robbery at his home in the British suburbs. Timothy Mardon, division president at ACE Tempest Re Bermuda, was at his home in the village of Sible Hedingham, Essex, when two men broke in the early hours of Saturday. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209719&source=RSS Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:27:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209719&source=RSS Rainbow Alliance rejects referendum The Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda has hit back at the Preserve Marriage group, branding its media campaign against same sex marriage as offensive and riddled with skewed statistics. In a statement released this evening the Rainbow Alliance rejected the idea that the question of same sex marriage should be resolved by a referendumThe. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209700&source=RSS Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:10:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209700&source=RSS China and oil investors major concerns January was not a kind month for equity investors. The volatility was discerning and uncomfortable. While markets may correct further nobody knows for sure its very important to realise that market sell-offs are par for the course. In times like these it is important to focus on your long term plan and what you own. I believe that it is. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/COLUMN05/160209745&source=RSS Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:09:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/COLUMN05/160209745&source=RSS BFA condemns shooting incident after match A spokesman for the Bermuda Football Association has condemned Saturday nights firearms incident, as gunshots were fired after a match in Pembroke. He also called on authority figures to step up their efforts in ensuring young men do not follow destructive and dangerous paths. Police officers were called to BAA Field at 10. 15pm,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS03/160209751&source=RSS Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:18:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS03/160209751&source=RSS Bermuda Press plans dividend, 1m buyback Bermuda Press Holdings Ltd plans to reinstate a quarterly dividend and buy back up to 1 million of its own shares. The company, which owns this newspaper, as well as retail, real estate and commercial printing interests, has suspended the dividend for six consecutive quarters. But its board of directors has announced a payout of. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/BUSINESS03/160209748&source=RSS Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:15:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/BUSINESS03/160209748&source=RSS Argus Group edge lower The Royal GazetteBSX Index closed at 1,219. 2, down 0. 98 points 0. 08 per cent. Argus Group shares fell five cents 1. 3 per cent to close at 3. 85 after 1,406 were traded. The BSX Insurance Index closed at 1,594. 85, down 11. 81 points 0. 74 per cent. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/BUSINESS06/160209704&source=RSS Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:03:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/BUSINESS06/160209704&source=RSS Argo Groups written premiums top 2 billion Argo Group International Holdings has reported a record year for underwriting income, notching up just over 2 billion in gross written premiums for 2015. That is an increase of 5. 6 per cent year-on-year. The group, which has its headquarters on Pitts Bay Road, in Hamilton, made a profit of 41. 2 million in the fourth quarter of 2015,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/BUSINESS04/160209705&source=RSS Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:54:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/BUSINESS04/160209705&source=RSS Ferry services suspended due to weather Weather conditions continued to affect ferry services this afternoon. The blue route between Hamilton and Dockyard remained closed, while the pink route was open except for Belmont ferry. The green route remained open. Earlier in the day the blue and pink route ferry services, between Hamilton and Dockyard, and Paget and. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209717&source=RSS Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:12:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209717&source=RSS BTA funding 14 new tourism experiences The Bermuda Tourism Authority will financially support new culinary, heritage and water sport activities for visitors as part of its 2016 tourism experiences investment process. Meanwhile, a spokesman said events such as the Bermuda Fly-fishing Invitational, Bermuda Yoga Festival and Bermuda Heroes Weekend are being renewed for. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209706&source=RSS Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:13:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209706&source=RSS Weather delays flights at L.F. Wade Storm-force gusts in Bermuda today caused multiple delays for planes at L. F. Wade International Airport. JetBlues flight from JFK, scheduled to land at 11. 42am, was delayed due to crosswind weather conditions. Using a larger aircraft, a 150-seat Airbus 320, it will arrive at 7pm this evening and depart Bermuda at. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209707&source=RSS Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:04:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209707&source=RSS Actress returns to promote Congo campaign Celebrated actress Robin Wright is set to return to Bermuda next week in an effort to help spread awareness of the civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ms Wright, who has starred in films such as ltigtThe Princess Brideltigt and won Emmy Awards for her portrayal of Claire Underwood in ltigtHouse of Cardsltigt,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209709&source=RSS Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:36:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209709&source=RSS Potential school closures announced Four primary schools could face closure as part of the Bermuda Governments School Reorganisation Score Plan but no decisions have yet been made. According to Wayne Scott, the Minister of Education, Gilbert Institute, Prospect Primary School, St Davids Primary School and Heron Bay Primary School are all listed in the Governments Score. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209713&source=RSS Mon, 08 Feb 2016 18:27:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS/160209713&source=RSS Zika caution over blood donors Anyone who has donated blood after travelling to areas affected by Zika and presented symptoms of the virus has been asked to contact the Bermuda Hospitals Board Blood Donor Centre. While there have been no confirmed cases of the virus on the island, Zika was declared a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS06/160209710&source=RSS Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:25:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS06/160209710&source=RSS Teenager denies wounding, having a weapon A teenager denied charges of wounding and possessing an offensive weapon namely scissors during a court appearance this morning. Meshach Crichton, 17, pleaded not guilty to both charges, which were said to have occurred in Warwick on February 3. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo released Mr Crichton on 4,000 bail with a like surety,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS02/160209711&source=RSS Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:32:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20160208/NEWS02/160209711&source=RSS