News http://www.royalgazette.com News en-us Mans body discovered in boat <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140901/NEWS/140909993/AR/0/AR-140909993.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The lifeless body of a 75-year-old Devonshire man was discovered this afternoon in a boat near Devonshire Bay. According to a police spokesman, emergency services received a report of a medical emergency in the area at around 4. 30pm. It appears that members of the community saw a man motionless on a boat and summonsed emergency. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140901/NEWS/140909993&source=RSS Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140901/NEWS/140909993&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140901/NEWS/140909993/AR/0/AR-140909993.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The lifeless body of a 75-year-old Devonshire man was discovered this afternoon in a boat near Devonshire Bay. According to a police spokesman, emergency services received a report of a medical emergency in the area at around 4. 30pm. It appears that members of the community saw a man motionless on a boat and summonsed emergency. .. Flight diverted <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140901/NEWS/140909999/AR/0/AR-140909999.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A JetBlue flight was diverted to Bermuda today after reports of smoke and fumes inside the aircrafts cockpit. The aircraft was reportedly on route between New Yorks JFK airport and St Martin when the issues arose, forcing the plane to divert to the Island. According to Sergeant Russann Francis of the Bermuda Fire and Rescue. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140901/NEWS/140909999&source=RSS Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:39:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140901/NEWS/140909999&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140901/NEWS/140909999/AR/0/AR-140909999.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A JetBlue flight was diverted to Bermuda today after reports of smoke and fumes inside the aircrafts cockpit. The aircraft was reportedly on route between New Yorks JFK airport and St Martin when the issues arose, forcing the plane to divert to the Island. According to Sergeant Russann Francis of the Bermuda Fire and Rescue. .. Former Premier defends his record <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140830/NEWS/140839977/AR/0/AR-140839977.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Former Premier Dr Ewart Brown last night came out punching at the annual BIU Labour Day banquet. The star speaker used the occasion to defend his reputation and record as leader of the country and to take a swipe at the ruling OBA. And Dr Brown signalled his opposition to any moves to privatise public services. He also told. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS/140839977&source=RSS Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:40:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS/140839977&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140830/NEWS/140839977/AR/0/AR-140839977.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Former Premier Dr Ewart Brown last night came out punching at the annual BIU Labour Day banquet. The star speaker used the occasion to defend his reputation and record as leader of the country and to take a swipe at the ruling OBA. And Dr Brown signalled his opposition to any moves to privatise public services. He also told. .. Pink route ferry back in service <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140829/NEWS/140829674/AR/0/AR-140829674.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> An unspecified mechanical failure knocked out the Pink route of the ferry early yesterday morning, putting the vessel out of commission for several hours. The route, serving Paget and Warwick, was back up and running as of 1. 45pm, according to the Ministry of Transport. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140829/NEWS/140829674&source=RSS Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:27:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140829/NEWS/140829674&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140829/NEWS/140829674/AR/0/AR-140829674.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> An unspecified mechanical failure knocked out the Pink route of the ferry early yesterday morning, putting the vessel out of commission for several hours. The route, serving Paget and Warwick, was back up and running as of 1. 45pm, according to the Ministry of Transport. Man denies assaulting Senator <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140829/NEWS/140829673/AR/0/AR-140829673.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A 46-year-old man has denied assaulting One Bermuda Alliance Senator Jeff Baron in a restaurant car park. Victor Johnston, of Hamilton Parish, appeared in Magistrates Court yesterday. He pleaded not guilty to assaulting Mr Baron, Junior Minister for Public Safety and Legal Affairs, at about 11pm on Wednesday outside the Swizzle. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140829/NEWS/140829673&source=RSS Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:26:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140829/NEWS/140829673&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140829/NEWS/140829673/AR/0/AR-140829673.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A 46-year-old man has denied assaulting One Bermuda Alliance Senator Jeff Baron in a restaurant car park. Victor Johnston, of Hamilton Parish, appeared in Magistrates Court yesterday. He pleaded not guilty to assaulting Mr Baron, Junior Minister for Public Safety and Legal Affairs, at about 11pm on Wednesday outside the Swizzle. .. Lawyer Assault Man Remanded in Magistrates Court <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140829/NEWS02/140839999/AR/0/AR-140839999.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A 59-year-old man appeared yesterday in Magistrates Court accused of assaulting a female lawyer. Steve Symonds, of Sandys, was not required to submit a plea because the charges are indictable and must be heard in the Supreme Court. He is accused of assaulting lawyer Georgia Marshall as they left the Supreme Court on Thursday, with. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140829/NEWS02/140839999&source=RSS Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:26:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140829/NEWS02/140839999&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140829/NEWS02/140839999/AR/0/AR-140839999.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A 59-year-old man appeared yesterday in Magistrates Court accused of assaulting a female lawyer. Steve Symonds, of Sandys, was not required to submit a plea because the charges are indictable and must be heard in the Supreme Court. He is accused of assaulting lawyer Georgia Marshall as they left the Supreme Court on Thursday, with. .. VSB TV station to cease broadcasting <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140829/NEWS/140839998/AR/0/AR-140839998.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The television channel VSB 11 is to cease broadcasting on Monday, according to operator DeFontes Broadcasting. The cut is not expected to be permanent, and the company emphasised yesterday that its radio stations and radio news broadcasts would continue. Radio coverage even stands to be boosted with extra features in sports and. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140829/NEWS/140839998&source=RSS Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:26:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140829/NEWS/140839998&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140829/NEWS/140839998/AR/0/AR-140839998.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The television channel VSB 11 is to cease broadcasting on Monday, according to operator DeFontes Broadcasting. The cut is not expected to be permanent, and the company emphasised yesterday that its radio stations and radio news broadcasts would continue. Radio coverage even stands to be boosted with extra features in sports and. .. Neighbour issues trash dumping plea A Southampton woman is calling on the public to be more considerate about when they put out trash for collection after witnessing garbage piling up on a neighbours yard. Linda Butterfield said that some members of the public have been dumping their garbage on the yard at the entrance of Bowe Lane where a pair of seniors live several days. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS/140839971&source=RSS Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:30:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS/140839971&source=RSS A Southampton woman is calling on the public to be more considerate about when they put out trash for collection after witnessing garbage piling up on a neighbours yard. Linda Butterfield said that some members of the public have been dumping their garbage on the yard at the entrance of Bowe Lane where a pair of seniors live several days. .. Governor hopes garden openings will continue The gardens at Government House will no longer be open to the public on Sundays after this weekend. The grounds have been accessible on Sundays from 12-5pm since April 27 and have been visited by numerous residents and visitors. Governor George Fergusson said he and his wife Margaret had enjoyed meeting those who had gone to see the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS/140839972&source=RSS Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:29:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS/140839972&source=RSS The gardens at Government House will no longer be open to the public on Sundays after this weekend. The grounds have been accessible on Sundays from 12-5pm since April 27 and have been visited by numerous residents and visitors. Governor George Fergusson said he and his wife Margaret had enjoyed meeting those who had gone to see the. .. Regiment trio to take part in Kenya training exercises <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140830/NEWS/140839973/AR/0/AR-140839973.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A trio of Regiment soldiers are to take part in a massive British Army exercise in Africa. Lieutenant Paolo Odoli, Colour Sergeant Jason Smith and Sergeant Dejion Stange will leave this weekend to travel to England to meet up with the Welsh Guards Battle Group before flying to Kenya on military transport for the six-week Askari. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS/140839973&source=RSS Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:28:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS/140839973&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140830/NEWS/140839973/AR/0/AR-140839973.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A trio of Regiment soldiers are to take part in a massive British Army exercise in Africa. Lieutenant Paolo Odoli, Colour Sergeant Jason Smith and Sergeant Dejion Stange will leave this weekend to travel to England to meet up with the Welsh Guards Battle Group before flying to Kenya on military transport for the six-week Askari. .. Norwegian Airlines jet diverted A Norwegian Airlines plane last night diverted to Bermuda due a medical emergency. The plane touched down in Bermuda just after 7pm after a passenger became ill. The passenger was transferred to the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. The Boeing 787 was en route from London to Fort Lauderdale in Florida when it was forced to. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS/140839974&source=RSS Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:27:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS/140839974&source=RSS A Norwegian Airlines plane last night diverted to Bermuda due a medical emergency. The plane touched down in Bermuda just after 7pm after a passenger became ill. The passenger was transferred to the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. The Boeing 787 was en route from London to Fort Lauderdale in Florida when it was forced to. .. Suspended jail term for jewellery, cash theft A callous crook who stole jewellery and cash from his friends family has been allowed to walk free from court. Trenton Brangman snatched gold rings, a necklace and 300 in cash from Keivon Simons home after he had been given the keys to the property. In a victim impact statement Mr Simons described Brangman as a lying,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS02/140839975&source=RSS Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:26:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS02/140839975&source=RSS A callous crook who stole jewellery and cash from his friends family has been allowed to walk free from court. Trenton Brangman snatched gold rings, a necklace and 300 in cash from Keivon Simons home after he had been given the keys to the property. In a victim impact statement Mr Simons described Brangman as a lying,. .. Pre-sentencing reports ordered on man who assaulted Filipino guest worker <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140830/NEWS03/140839976/AR/0/AR-140839976.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Filipino who was subjected to a brutal and unprovoked beating has revealed the attack has left him scared to go out on his own. Joey Prevendido was set upon by Desai Jones after Jones targeted him in the street on May 13 and shouted fing foreigners, they are taking our jobs. The President of the Association of Filipinos. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS03/140839976&source=RSS Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:23:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS03/140839976&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140830/NEWS03/140839976/AR/0/AR-140839976.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Filipino who was subjected to a brutal and unprovoked beating has revealed the attack has left him scared to go out on his own. Joey Prevendido was set upon by Desai Jones after Jones targeted him in the street on May 13 and shouted fing foreigners, they are taking our jobs. The President of the Association of Filipinos. .. Help Kahnae fulfil her college dream <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140830/NEWS/140839978/AR/0/AR-140839978.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A young Bermudian student desperate to obtain her degree is pleading for help covering another year in college, after being forced to defer her education twice. Kahnae Bean, 21, has been assisted by the New Beginnings Educational Trust but the charity is short just 5,500 of paying for her next year of college. This is a young. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS/140839978&source=RSS Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:17:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140830/NEWS/140839978&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140830/NEWS/140839978/AR/0/AR-140839978.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A young Bermudian student desperate to obtain her degree is pleading for help covering another year in college, after being forced to defer her education twice. Kahnae Bean, 21, has been assisted by the New Beginnings Educational Trust but the charity is short just 5,500 of paying for her next year of college. This is a young. .. Man denies having 23,000 of cocaine <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140829/NEWS02/140829672/AR/0/AR-140829672.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A 30-year-old man has denied having more than 23,000 worth of cocaine. Kevin Majors, of Pembroke, appeared in Magistrates Court this morning. He pleaded not guilty to possession of cocaine, cannabis and cannabis resin with intent to supply, and a charge of having two scales for use with a controlled drug. Mr Majors was. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140829/NEWS02/140829672&source=RSS Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:38:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140829/NEWS02/140829672&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20140829/NEWS02/140829672/AR/0/AR-140829672.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A 30-year-old man has denied having more than 23,000 worth of cocaine. Kevin Majors, of Pembroke, appeared in Magistrates Court this morning. He pleaded not guilty to possession of cocaine, cannabis and cannabis resin with intent to supply, and a charge of having two scales for use with a controlled drug. Mr Majors was. ..