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Amy Winehouse has cancelled her British comeback gig, following reports of ill health.

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England star jailed for 13 years for smuggling cocaine in kit bag

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The Complete Guide To St Lucia

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Amy Winehouse denies assaulting fan

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An island of prosperity as storms ravage world housing

As property investors and people hoping to retire abroad struggle to find a safe haven in the slump, St Lucia could offer a solution.

Selected Poems, By Derek Walcott

Born on St Lucia in 1930, Derek Walcott is – remarkably – one of two Nobel Prize-winners to hail from the tiny Caribbean speck that inspires some of the past century's most splendidly eloquent lyric verse. (The other is economist Arthur Lewis.)

Thieves raid holidaying Winehouse's flat

Thieves broke into singer Amy Winehouse's flat while she was on holiday in St Lucia, police confirmed today.

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