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Cameron: Beware knee-jerk changes


LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron has warned against knee-jerk changes to gun laws in the wake of the "horrific events" in Cumbria. However, he said Britain's rules on firearms ownership were already among the world...

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Repairs money up in smoke


ONE WOMAN HAS LOST more than $10 000 after all the work she put into remodelling her uninsured home went up in flames Wednesday evening. Claudette Allen said when the news reached her in Brooklyn, New York, it hit her so ha...

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Lawyer ‘ready for action’


ATTORNEY-AT-LAW WILFRED ABRAHAMS will be contesting the nomination for the Christ Church East constituency when Barbados Labour Party (BLP) members meet at the St Christopher Primary School on Sunday at 5 p.m. to choose ...

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Rowdy cop attackers before court


ST GEORGE'S - Six men, including a so-called area "don" suspected of drug trafficking, were arrested in Grenada after threatening to give lawmen a "taste of Jamaica". On Wednesday in the Gouyave Magistrates' Court wante...

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UWI coming to The City?


THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, Cave Hill Campus, is "looking seriously" at establishing a campus in The City. Principal Sir Hilary Beckles revealed this during the launch of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industr...

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Contest to boost links with people


ANGLICAN BISHOP JOHN HOLDER says "the strong connection between the diocese and the community" will be enhanced with a short story competition in the Christmas edition of The Anglican newspaper. Holder, who is also Archb...

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Golden Girl Blanche dies


NEW YORK - Rue McClanahan, the Emmy-winning actress who brought the sexually-liberated Southern belle Blanche Devereaux to life on the hit TV series Golden Girls, has died. She was 76. Her manager, Barbara Lawrence, said ...

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Christ Church family evicted

Christ Church family evicted


A CHRIST CHURCH FAMILY have been removed from the land they have been living on for more than 80 years. Margaret Taylor-Harris, 57, has been living in Kingsland all her life, and her parents for at least 30 years before th...

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Lawyer cries police brutality


AN ATTORNEY YESTERDAY ALLEGED police brutality in the case of three Jamaicans and one Barbadian who were charged in connection with an around-the-island spate of robberies. Defence counsel Alan Carter, who pointed to marks...

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Cops questioning man


A 37-YEAR-OLD CHRIST CHURCH MAN was last night being questioned in connection with the murder of Sharece Griffith, whose body was found near Wotton Plantation House, Christ Church, on Monday night. The 31-year-old shop att...