Morocco: Three arrested over café bombing

Police in Morocco arrested three people last night for a café bombing in the tourist city of Marrakech on 28 April that killed 16 people, and said that the chief suspect showed "loyalty" to al-Qa'ida.

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Eight French nationals died in Morocco bombing

France's Foreign Ministry has confirmed eight French nationals were among 16 people killed in a terror bombing at a cafe popular with tourists in Morocco.

Marrakech blast 'was remote-controlled bomb'

An explosion that killed 15 people in Marrakech was triggered by a remote control device, not a suicide bomber as previous reports suggested, France's interior minister said in an interview published today.

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Briton named as victim of Morocco bombing

A British travel writer was identified yesterday as one of the 16 people killed by a terrorist bomb that was detonated in a busy café on Thursday in a tourist hotspot in Morocco.

Morocco says Marrakech blast an act of terrorism

Morocco said today a bomb that killed 15 people, many of them foreigners, in its busiest tourist destination was a terrorist act.

Carnage at the café: 10 tourists among 15 killed by Marrakech bomb

Briton thought to be among the dead after suspected suicide attack at height of lunchtime rush

Deadly blast in Marrakech cafe

The Foreign Office is investigating reports that a Briton may have been among the victims of a massive explosion which ripped through a tourist cafe in Morocco.

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Today: Some of England's best hotels, restaurants and attractions will be waking up in the knowledge that they are the victors in the annual Enjoy England Awards for Excellence ( As well as No. 43 in Arnside, Cumbria, the winners, which were announced last night, included the Bay Tree Hotel in Burford, Oxfordshire (, The Langham in London (, Cornwall's Porthminster Beach Café (, Bedruthan Steps Hotel ( and the Chatsworth estate in Derbyshire ( Cumbrian Heavy Horses ( picked up the prize for best tourism experience.

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Q: Are there any deals at the moment, given the twitchiness resulting from the Arab spring uprisings? There must be bargains for the brave.

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From souks in Marrakech to hairpin bends in the High Atlas, Katy Guest takes the wheel and discovers a harsh landscape and a warm people

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