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Allen Stanford, the Texan financier who bankrolled English cricket, will spend the rest of his life in prison, a Houston judge ruled last night, sentencing the pyramid schemer to 110 years without parole.
England have fallen one place to seventh in the latest world rankings announced by Fifa this morning.
The remaining fuel from a stricken cargo ship which ran aground in rough seas has been removed in a clean-up operation.
A stricken cargo ship which ran aground in rough seas, sparking the rescue of seven crew members, has leaked a "quantity" of oil into surrounding waters, the Marine and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said.
A man who was jailed for life after murdering a British couple on their honeymoon has stabbed another inmate in prison, police said.
The two men protested their innocence. They were linked to the killing by mobile-phone records and bullets that came from the same gun they used in another murder
The grieving parents of a British honeymoon couple shot dead on the holiday island of Antigua have spoken of their relief after two men were convicted of the murders on the third anniversary of their deaths.
<b>Andrew Steed</b> reflects on how guidebooks and maps have changed since he started selling them
Still waiting for your Royal Wedding invitation? There's still time to be part of the action. Book a four-night stay at a Park Plaza Hotel in London from 25–28 April and you'll get a fifth night free on the ceremony day. The nightly rate is £156 per double, room only, and is valid at Park Plaza County Hall hotel (above); the Plaza on the River on the Albert Embankment; and the Westminster Bridge hotel. All are near to the parade route and Trafalgar Square, where the nuptials can be seen on a big screen. Quote "Royal" when booking.
Why should any book be segregated as 'Black Writing'? It is characters that matter, not skin colour, writes Yvvette Edwards
A resident children's book illustrator helps bring a Caribbean beach resort to life for Jane Anderson and her family.
The battle to increase the worldwide fan base for grand prix sailing has kicked off this week in, of all places, the Middle East Sultanate of Oman. The visit at the same time by prime minister David Cameron was in no way related.
Rain or shine, this tiny fragment of the Caribbean is the perfect place for a relaxing family holiday
The Brian Viner Interview: West Indian legend reveals his blueprint for success Down Under but bemoans the state of Caribbean cricket
It is nigh on half a century since the American horticulturist Howard Hulford took a fancy to a small promontory at the foot of the rainforest on the coast of southern Antigua. He applied to the island's planning authorities for permission to build a home. To his surprise they said no. Hulford was undeterred. "Fine, then, I'll build a hotel," he said, and did.
Alphonsus Cassell, better-known as "Arrow" or "The Mighty Arrow", was considered the king of soca (soul-calypso) music, taking the traditional Caribbean calypso to a worldwide audience with the upbeat addition of soul, merengue, salsa, rock, zouk, reggae and hip-hop influences. His self-penned 1980s hit "Hot, Hot, Hot" became one of the most-played songs ever – from beaches and cruise ships to discos and wedding receptions – and has been recorded in more than a dozen languages, including Hindi.