All Stories http://www.royalgazette.com All Stories en-us Bar ID laws now in effect <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939963/AR/0/AR-140939963.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> New laws cracking down on underage drinking will come into effect today. The new policy makes it mandatory for bars, clubs and other licensed premises to ask for proof of age from any customers they suspect are under the age of 18. The No Alcohol under 18 We Card campaign means that patrons, if asked, will have to present photo. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939963&source=RSS Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:17:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939963&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939963/AR/0/AR-140939963.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> New laws cracking down on underage drinking will come into effect today. The new policy makes it mandatory for bars, clubs and other licensed premises to ask for proof of age from any customers they suspect are under the age of 18. The No Alcohol under 18 We Card campaign means that patrons, if asked, will have to present photo. .. Bermuda Road Safety Council launch new campaign <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939961/AR/0/AR-140939961.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Bermuda Road Safety Council is set to launch a Slow Down campaign, urging drivers to reduce their speed on the roads. Their announcement today comes on the heels of another road fatality - the death this morning of 46-year-old Troy Robinson from St Georges who was involved in an collision with another motorcyclist. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939961&source=RSS Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:08:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939961&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939961/AR/0/AR-140939961.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Bermuda Road Safety Council is set to launch a Slow Down campaign, urging drivers to reduce their speed on the roads. Their announcement today comes on the heels of another road fatality - the death this morning of 46-year-old Troy Robinson from St Georges who was involved in an collision with another motorcyclist. .. Hopefuls handed IOC scholarships <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/SPORT04/140939959/AR/0/AR-140939959.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Six Bermuda athletes who competed at the 2012 London Olympics have had their IOC scholarships upgraded from interim to full as they build towards Rio 2016. The interim scholarships were handed out in January, while the full versions will take effect immediately. Each athlete will receive 1,000 each month until August 2016, under. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/SPORT04/140939959&source=RSS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:47:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/SPORT04/140939959&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/SPORT04/140939959/AR/0/AR-140939959.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Six Bermuda athletes who competed at the 2012 London Olympics have had their IOC scholarships upgraded from interim to full as they build towards Rio 2016. The interim scholarships were handed out in January, while the full versions will take effect immediately. Each athlete will receive 1,000 each month until August 2016, under. .. Road crash victim named <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939960/AR/0/AR-140939960.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The motorcyclist killed in an accident on North Shore Road yesterday has been named as Troy Robinson. Mr Robinson, 46, became the Islands tenth road fatality of the year after his motorcycle collided with another motorcyclist near the junction with Coney Island Road East shortly after midday. He was taken to hospital but died from his. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939960&source=RSS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:48:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939960&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939960/AR/0/AR-140939960.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The motorcyclist killed in an accident on North Shore Road yesterday has been named as Troy Robinson. Mr Robinson, 46, became the Islands tenth road fatality of the year after his motorcycle collided with another motorcyclist near the junction with Coney Island Road East shortly after midday. He was taken to hospital but died from his. .. MPs praise Newstead, Belmont purchase <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939958/AR/0/AR-140939958.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The recently announced purchase of Newstead and Belmont Hills together with the promise of upgrades was praised by MPs today. Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell said the purchase of the properties by Larry Doyle was great news, while Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva said the announcement could bring hope. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939958&source=RSS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:50:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939958&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939958/AR/0/AR-140939958.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The recently announced purchase of Newstead and Belmont Hills together with the promise of upgrades was praised by MPs today. Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell said the purchase of the properties by Larry Doyle was great news, while Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva said the announcement could bring hope. .. By-election date set <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939965/AR/0/AR-140939965.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A by-election date for the Sandys South constituency has been set for November 18, Government House announced this morning. October 28 has been designated nomination day for Constituency 33, in the aftermath of last weeks resignation of the incumbent Independent MP Terry Lister. According to a writ issued today by Governor George. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939965&source=RSS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:50:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939965&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939965/AR/0/AR-140939965.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A by-election date for the Sandys South constituency has been set for November 18, Government House announced this morning. October 28 has been designated nomination day for Constituency 33, in the aftermath of last weeks resignation of the incumbent Independent MP Terry Lister. According to a writ issued today by Governor George. .. Bartender admits importing cannabis <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939967/AR/0/AR-140939967.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A bartender has been remanded after he admitted importing cannabis. Joshua Stovell, 30, pleaded guilty to importing 679 grams of the controlled drug into Bermuda and possessing drug equipment a Bob Marley grinder. Both the drugs and the grinder were discovered in his checked luggage at LF Wade International Airport on August. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939967&source=RSS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939967&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939967/AR/0/AR-140939967.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A bartender has been remanded after he admitted importing cannabis. Joshua Stovell, 30, pleaded guilty to importing 679 grams of the controlled drug into Bermuda and possessing drug equipment a Bob Marley grinder. Both the drugs and the grinder were discovered in his checked luggage at LF Wade International Airport on August. .. Premier addresses Interpol conference <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939964/AR/0/AR-140939964.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Nothing is more important than protecting the safety and lives of our children, Premier Michael Dunkley told experts on combating child crime at this mornings opening of a global conference in Bermuda. Police officers from 31 countries are visiting the Island for the 32nd meeting of the Interpol Specialist Group on Crimes against. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939964&source=RSS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:16:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939964&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939964/AR/0/AR-140939964.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Nothing is more important than protecting the safety and lives of our children, Premier Michael Dunkley told experts on combating child crime at this mornings opening of a global conference in Bermuda. Police officers from 31 countries are visiting the Island for the 32nd meeting of the Interpol Specialist Group on Crimes against. .. Cabral returns for Samba Futsal Clinic <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/SPORT01/140939966/AR/0/AR-140939966.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Footy Force Futsal Academy has continued its partnership with Denison Cabral to host the annual Samba Futsal Clinic. The clinic will take place at Bermuda College from October 3 to 5 and is open to boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 15. It will be under the direction of Cabral, a Brazilian native, who is the president and. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/SPORT01/140939966&source=RSS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:56:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/SPORT01/140939966&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/SPORT01/140939966/AR/0/AR-140939966.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Footy Force Futsal Academy has continued its partnership with Denison Cabral to host the annual Samba Futsal Clinic. The clinic will take place at Bermuda College from October 3 to 5 and is open to boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 15. It will be under the direction of Cabral, a Brazilian native, who is the president and. .. Residents show their support for abuse charity <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939969/AR/0/AR-140939969.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> More than 30 people took to the roadside at East Broadway this morning to show their support for the Centre Against Abuse. Bearing signs and t-shirts with the logo Save the Shelter, the gathering aimed to raise awareness about the closure of the Islands only safe house for domestic abuse. The charity had to shut the shelter in. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939969&source=RSS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:19:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939969&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939969/AR/0/AR-140939969.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> More than 30 people took to the roadside at East Broadway this morning to show their support for the Centre Against Abuse. Bearing signs and t-shirts with the logo Save the Shelter, the gathering aimed to raise awareness about the closure of the Islands only safe house for domestic abuse. The charity had to shut the shelter in. .. Emergency street dig <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939970/AR/0/AR-140939970.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The east bound lane of Serpentine Road in Pembroke will be closed for up to 48 hours to allow Belco to carry out repairs on a faulty cable, a City spokeswoman announced this morning. The emergency dig will run from the Par-la-Ville Road roundabout to the roundabout where Dundonald Street meets Park Road. The lane closed this. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939970&source=RSS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:59:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS/140939970&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS/140939970/AR/0/AR-140939970.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The east bound lane of Serpentine Road in Pembroke will be closed for up to 48 hours to allow Belco to carry out repairs on a faulty cable, a City spokeswoman announced this morning. The emergency dig will run from the Par-la-Ville Road roundabout to the roundabout where Dundonald Street meets Park Road. The lane closed this. .. September 26 <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/COMMENT04/140939971/AR/0/AR-140939971.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/COMMENT04/140939971&source=RSS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:34:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/COMMENT04/140939971&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/COMMENT04/140939971/AR/0/AR-140939971.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> September 20 <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/COMMENT04/140939972/AR/0/AR-140939972.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/COMMENT04/140939972&source=RSS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:31:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/COMMENT04/140939972&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/COMMENT04/140939972/AR/0/AR-140939972.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Police urge stabbing witnesses to talk <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140929/NEWS/140929731/AR/0/AR-140929731.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A stabbing victim was being treated in Intensive Care last night after a fight erupted on Front Street. The injured party was rushed to hospital in the early hours of Monday morning following the brawl in Hamilton. Police have revealed that the stabbing victim was not the only person to be injured during the disturbance. And. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140929/NEWS/140929731&source=RSS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:23:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140929/NEWS/140929731&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140929/NEWS/140929731/AR/0/AR-140929731.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A stabbing victim was being treated in Intensive Care last night after a fight erupted on Front Street. The injured party was rushed to hospital in the early hours of Monday morning following the brawl in Hamilton. Police have revealed that the stabbing victim was not the only person to be injured during the disturbance. And. .. Gun chase driver followed from St Davids <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS03/140939980/AR/0/AR-140939980.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The driver of a car pursued by gunmen on Saturday was followed from St Davids before crashing into the entrance of the Fairmont Southampton Hotel, police yesterday announced. However, Superintendent Martin Weekes sought to correct misapprehensions by the public that the incident had been a high-speed chase with shots fired. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS03/140939980&source=RSS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:21:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140930/NEWS03/140939980&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140930/NEWS03/140939980/AR/0/AR-140939980.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The driver of a car pursued by gunmen on Saturday was followed from St Davids before crashing into the entrance of the Fairmont Southampton Hotel, police yesterday announced. However, Superintendent Martin Weekes sought to correct misapprehensions by the public that the incident had been a high-speed chase with shots fired. ..