Our adversarial system gives barristers every incentive to trash people's reputations
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Saturday 28 January 2012
A week in Barbados for £549? Act fast and it's all yours. Fred Mawer guides you to the best island bargains, with budget holidays for all seasons.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
P&O Ferries has taken delivery of a new £150 million ship set for service in one of the world's busiest waterways.
Friday 30 December 2011
Fifa last night faced potentially damaging fresh accusations of corruption, this time involving Sepp Blatter, the world governing body's president. Jack Warner, once Blatter's right-hand man, said he was awarded lucrative World Cup TV rights for a nominal $1 after assisting Blatter's election as president.
Friday 04 November 2011
Cable & Wireless Communications said its Caribbean business had stabilised and smartphone usage was booming as it yesterday reported better than expected half-year profits of $145m (£90m).
Thursday 17 March 2011
Scorecard: Follow the latest action from England's must-win World Cup match.
Sunday 18 July 2010
Thirty years old and still going strong, Incognito is the UK's own Earth, Wind & Fire, a national treasure whose founder Jean-Paul "Bluey" Maunick deserves a knighthood.
Saturday 17 January 2009
The Privy Council keeps paranoid types, well, paranoid. This is because it is possible, in a political-thriller sort of way, to imagine how the Queen could dismiss her ministers, "prorogue" (or discontinue) Parliament and rule through her Privy Council. Which is how we used to be run, and Her Majesty's Privy Council is a quaint leftover from those days.
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Thursday 09 September 2004
Hurricane Ivan has brought widespread devastation to the Caribbean "spice isle" island of Grenada, damaging 90 per cent of homes and destroying a 17th century stone prison that left criminals on the loose as looting erupted.
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