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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.

Grand Cayman Island: East Enders

Grand Cayman's western shores may be full of shopping malls and sleek hotels – but the island has a gentler side, as Kate Eshelby discovers

Row may shatter world of glass art

The world-renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly is embroiled in a bitter legal wrangle after claiming in court that a former employee is ripping off his explosively colourful and lopsided designs.

Dancing in the Dark, by Caryl Phillips

A face fit for the new century

Five Best: Spas with a view

Every scrub-down needs a perfect setting. By Rhiannon Batten

FIVE BEST HONEYMOON HOTELS

Rhiannon Batten brings you the premier romantic hideaways for that very special holiday

Five Best: Honeymoon hotels

Rhiannon Batten brings you the premier romantic hideaways for that very special holiday

Hurricane Ivan devastates Grenada

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.

Pressure mounts on Jones as Hayward grows restless

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1999 - Year Of The Porkie: Truth, lies, half-truths and alibis

We live in the age of mendacity, where fibbing is normal and outright lying passes for entertainment. No wonder, then, that your child wants a lie detector for Christmas

Shark: The deep

Coming eyeball to eyeball with a great white, or swimming with hungry hammerheads is all in a day's work for the chainmail- wearing photographer Jeffrey L Rotman. Here, he explains his 25-year-long mission to capture the perfect shark picture

21 best Caribbean; holidays

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Hurricane rips apart Bahamas and heads to US

HURRICANE FLOYD, one of the strongest, largest storms seen in the Atlantic, was due to hit land early this morning near Wilmington, North Carolina, after sparing Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.
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Isis in Syria: Influential tribal leaders hold secret talks with Western powers and Gulf states over possibility of mobilising against militants

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Influential clans in Syria have held secret talks with Western powers and Gulf states over the possibility of mobilising against Isis. But they are determined not to be pitted against each other
Gaza, a year on from Operation Protective Edge: A growing population and a compromised and depleted aquifer leaves water in scarce supply for Palestinians

Gaza, a year on from Operation Protective Edge

A growing population and a compromised and depleted aquifer leaves water in scarce supply for Palestinians
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Greece debt crisis: EU 'family' needs to forgive rather than punish an impoverished state

EU 'family' needs to forgive rather than punish an impoverished state

An outbreak of malaria in Greece four years ago helps us understand the crisis, says Robert Fisk
Gaza, a year on from Operation Protective Edge: The traumatised kibbutz on Israel's front line, still recovering from last summer's war with Hamas

Gaza, a year on from Operation Protective Edge

The traumatised kibbutz on Israel's front line, still recovering from last summer's war with Hamas
How to survive electrical storms: What are the chances of being hit by lightning?

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What are the chances of being hit by lightning?
World Bodypainting Festival 2015: Bizarre and brilliant photos celebrate 'the body as art'

World Bodypainting Festival 2015

Bizarre and brilliant photos celebrate 'the body as art'
alt-j: A private jet, a Mercury Prize and Latitude headliners

Don't call us nerds

Craig Mclean meets alt-j - the math-folk act who are flying high
How to find gold: The Californian badlands, digging out crevasses and sifting sludge

How to find gold

Steve Boggan finds himself in the Californian badlands, digging out crevasses and sifting sludge
Singing accents: From Herman's Hermits and David Bowie to Alesha Dixon

Not born in the USA

Lay off Alesha Dixon: songs sound better in US accents, even our national anthem
10 best balsamic vinegars

10 best balsamic vinegars

Drizzle it over salad, enjoy it with ciabatta, marinate vegetables, or use it to add depth to a sauce - this versatile staple is a cook's best friend
Wimbledon 2015: Brief glimpses of the old Venus but Williams sisters' epic wars belong to history

Brief glimpses of the old Venus but Williams sisters' epic wars belong to history

Serena dispatched her elder sister 6-4, 6-3 in eight minutes more than an hour
Greece says 'No': A night of huge celebrations in Athens as voters decisively back Tsipras and his anti-austerity stance in historic referendum

Greece referendum

Greeks say 'No' to austerity and plunge Europe into crisis
Ten years after the 7/7 terror attacks, is Britain an altered state?

7/7 bombings anniversary

Ten years after the terror attacks, is Britain an altered state?
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Beautiful evening dresses are some of the loveliest Donatella has ever created