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Grandmother 'had to pay pounds 5,000 for pounds 25 fine'

Bribes inquiry: Foreign Office investigates claim that Thai police 'framed' a British tourist convicted of possessing hashish

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A TRAVELLER'S CALENDAR: FEBRUARY

ALMOND blossom is beginning to appear on the Algarve, and mimosa on the Cote d'Azur this month. Winter's grip is slackening in the northern hemisphere but truly dedicated sun-worshippers must still head further afield. For fun-seekers, Catholic countries offer a last chance for frivolity and frenzy before Lent with a number of lively street carnivals.

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Singapore (Reuter) - A Briton accused of murdering a South African tourist and dumping his dismembered corpse in the harbour here told police he killed in self-defence, a court heard yesterday. The defendant claimed a friend, whom he refused to identify, later disposed of the body, police said.

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