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Editorial: Not such a tourist idyll after all

Quite apart from the principle of capital punishment, which we utterly reject, the death sentence passed by an Indonesian court on a British cocaine-smuggler in Bali looks excessive on at least two counts. First, it seems out of all proportion to the 20-year prison term received by the bomb-maker for the 2002 Bali nightclub atrocity in which more than 200 people died, and second, it is of quite a different order from the 15-year term requested by the prosecution. An appeal is to be launched, but we hope there is some way that the Indonesian judiciary can commute the sentence sooner.

Lindsay Sandiford was arrested in May after police found £1.6m worth of cocaine in her suitcase

British grandmother faces execution in Bali after being 'coerced' into drug mule role

Lindsay Sandiford was arrested in May when customs officials found £1.6 million worth of cocaine sown into the lining of her suitcase as she arrived in Indonesia

Bali bombing victims remembered on tenth anniversary

The Bali bombings left an “indelible mark” on Britain's national memory, Foreign Office minister Hugo Swire said today.

Ten years on, relatives of Bali bombing victims seek final justice

Relatives of the British victims of the 2002 Bali bombings are calling for renewed efforts for a final suspect to stand trial as they prepare to mark the 10th anniversary of the tragedy tomorrow.

Terror threat for Bali raised

Police warned of a possible terrorist threat to dignitaries commemorating tomorrow's 10th anniversary of the Bali bombings and raised the country's security alert to its highest level.

Morton says: 'I find it very hard being a working mother. I tire myself out.'

Samantha Morton: 'My motion-capture suit made me look like a Teletubby'

I find it very hard being a working mother Not being a mother, but being a working mother. But I love working and I love being a mum. I'm the kind of person who will still do the things that others might get someone else to do: I want my kids to see me putting the breakfast on the table and doing their laundry. So I do tire myself out that way.

British housewife could face death penalty over Bali cocaine smuggling

A British housewife could face the death penalty after being arrested over a £1.6 million cocaine haul on a tropical island.

Spa star treatment of the month: Avocado Hair Masque, Alila Villas Soori, Bali

Remember when you bleached your hair, then went on holiday and jumped in the pool? Green locks probably weren't what you had in mind.

The Cutty Sark reopens to the
public on Thursday. The 19thcentury
clipper has been fully
restored after a fire ravaged it
in 2007 (cuttysark.org.uk)

Five terror suspects killed in Bali

Police have shot dead five men who were allegedly planning to rob money changers, jewellers and other targets on Indonesia's resort island of Bali in a suspected bid to fund terrorist attacks, officials said today.

Umar Patek after his hearing in Jakarta yesterday

'Demolition Man' appears in court a decade after Bali bombings

Indonesian police called Umar Patek "Demolition Man", such was his alleged bomb-making expertise. Yesterday Mr Patek went on trial charged with a string of terrorism-related offences, including assembling the explosives used to blow up two Bali nightclubs in 2002.

Umar Patek and his wife Siti Ruqayah

'Demolition Man' who made the Bali bomb goes on trial

Umar Patek tells police how he used household items to make 1,500lb device that killed 202

The Oberoi, Seminyak

The Big Six: Balinese beach retreats

Jiva Puri, Cemagi

First Night: South Pacific, Barbican, London

South Pacific's magic is swept away on trip across Atlantic

Bali bombing suspect extradited for trial

A key suspect in the 2002 Bali bombings in which 202 people died was escorted home to Indonesia under tight security to stand trial yesterday, six months after he was captured in the same north-western Pakistani town where Osama bin Laden was killed.

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