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At least 17 migrants from Haiti died on Wednesday when their overloaded sailboat capsized as it was being towed to shore in the Turks and Caicos Islands, officials in the British territory said.

Hurricane warning worries yachtsmen: ATLANTA '96

Olympic yachtsmen were forced to flee from their regatta base in Savannah, Georgia, in the United States yesterday after warnings that Hurricane Bertha, which has claimed three lives as it passed through the Caribbean, could arrive there soon.

US rate fears set Footsie on a roller-coaster ride

MARKET REPORT

Peer sells up for new life in the sun

He had already blown pounds 7m of his fortune on a drugs habit and sold a clutch of surplus manorial titles. Yesterday, the Marquess of Bristol sent the last of his family's silver, porcelain and furniture under the auctioneer's hammer to fund a new life in the Bahamas.

Royal scandals: the stories they couldn't prove

Was the Duke of Windsor responsible for framing an innocent man?

Letter: The Duke of Windsor's keen financial instincts

Sir: As the author of HRH, a play about the Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson, mentioned in your article "By republican appointment" (24 April), I would like to comment on the recent television programme Edward on Edward.

By George, you can't beat all this lovely murder

The Agreeable World of Wallace Arnold

Gift list for men obsessed

fishing lines

Blind date in the Bahamas

Fishing Lines

Laker takes to the skies again

Thirteen years after other airlines forced his revolutionary Skytrain service out of the skies, Sir Freddie Laker is to operate aircraft across the Atlantic, it was announced yesterday.

Coconut heaven

Micronesia has been the secret of divers and war veterans. Until now. By Malcolm Senior

LAW REPORT : Stay of death sentence was appropriate

Reckley v Minister of Public Safety and Immigration; Privy Council (Lord Goff of Chieveley, Lord Browne- Wilkinson and Lord Hoffmann) 13 June 1995

US fugitive held in Cuba after 22 years

PHIL DAVISON

'Panic' as holiday buyers take a break

Two more leading High Street travel agents joined the holiday price-cutting fray yesterday in what industry observers called a "panic" reaction to the large amount of unsold holidays.

Sun, sand and sex-change turtles

The "Sunshine State" is running out of sand and Florida's desperate authorities want to transport replacement supplies from the Bahamas, 50 miles away.

First-Hand: Recession? Yes, I sold my yacht: Mark Thatcher says he's poor on pounds 40m. Peter Stringfellow ( pounds 12m) disagrees

HOW much you value money depends on your background and since mine was working- class Sheffield, I respect it. Being poor means not having enough coal to put on the fire in winter or only having meat once a week. If you believe everything you read in the papers, I was worth pounds 12m at my peak, which I always thought was a conservative estimate. The wonderful thing about being wealthy is not having to worry, knowing that the cheque won't bounce.
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