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.
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Sunday 25 January 2009
Police in the Bahamas are deepening their investigation into an alleged plot to extort up to $25m from Hollywood star John Travolta over the death of his 16-year-old son.
Sunday 25 January 2009
Authorities in the Bahamas have charged an island senator and detained two other people in connection with an alleged plot to extort money from the actor John Travolta after the death of his son.
Tuesday 06 January 2009
The actor John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston have returned to Florida with the remains of their 16-year-old son, Jett, who died at the family vacation home in Grand Bahama.
Monday 05 January 2009
John Travolta said yesterday that he and his wife, Kelly Preston, were heartbroken at the loss of their chronically ill son, who collapsed and died while on holiday in the Bahamas.
Sunday 04 January 2009
Medical examiners in the Bahamas are to conduct an autopsy tomorrow on the 16-year-old son of actor John Travolta. The teenager's apparently died from accidental death after a seizure on Friday.
Saturday 03 January 2009
The teenage son of the actor John Travolta died yesterday after having a seizure while the family was on holiday in the Bahamas.
Wednesday 26 November 2008
Beulah Town, who died on 17 October aged 76, was a trailblazer for 21st-century women. Born at a time when the feminine life pattern was usually job or profession, marriage, then return to work after children, she bucked the trend. For her, the career enabled her to go her own independent way.
Tuesday 04 November 2008
Who would be foolish enough to subscribe to a tipping service? Surely, any tipster who could rake in the winnings at the rate that D&E Associates claimed in its advertisements should be bronzing themselves in the Bahamas and not flogging "inside information" to the public.
Tuesday 27 May 2008
In the annals of big spending with little to show for it, Huntington Hartford occupies a special place. Having inherited a fortune of at least $90m (worth many times more in today's dollars) he managed to squander at least $80m as an unsuccessful property developer, patron of the arts and Hollywood and Manhattan boulevardier – not to mention as the husband of four beautiful younger women, all of whom he divorced.
Wednesday 23 April 2008
A judge in the trial of three men accused of killing a British toddler who was hit by a speed boat on a beach in the Bahamas today ordered a jury to return not guilty verdicts at the Bahamian Supreme Court.
Sunday 20 April 2008
We've had the earnest, ponderous round of films about post-9/11 America – and most of them have sunk without trace at the box office. Now, barely six years after the attacks that triggered two wars and sent America's international reputation plummeting, it's time for the comedies.
Sunday 06 April 2008
Wednesday 12 March 2008
Friday 07 March 2008
In the early Eighties, Island Records founder Chris Blackwell’s Compass Point Studio in the Bahamas mixed disco and new wave.
Friday 15 February 2008
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
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- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'