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Archives for November 17, 2011

Statement in regards to the UK – Honorable Premier

Statement in regards to the UK – Overseas Territories Relationship Consultation Process by the Honorable Premier presented in the Legislative Assembly on 17 November, 2011   Thank you Madam Speaker. Madam Speaker, over the past couple of weeks there has been public criticism by the Opposition and others, of the recent public consultation exercise in […]

Kerran Baker enquiry – Man arrested

Officers involved in the enquiry into the disappearance of Kerran Baker have arrested a man on suspicion of murder. The arrest took place earlier this morning (Thursday, 17 November 2011) following a police operation in the Prospect area. The 35-year-old man remains in police custody while enquiries continue. You will recall that Kerran, aged 25, […]

Gallery to close then reborn in January

The National Gallery will close its Harbour Place doors forever next Thursday, after a gala evening auction of the works now on display in the final exhibition ever staged at that venue. Amid the ensuing quiet, the personnel, the offices, all the records and paperwork of years, all the equipment, the furniture and everything else […]

17th century shipwreck found off Swedish coast

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A shipwreck discovered in the murky waters of the Baltic Sea is believed to be a legendary 17th century warship whose captain went down with it in battle rather than surrender to the enemy. Deep Sea Productions, an underwater research team, said Wednesday it believes the 25-meter (82-feet) wooden wreck it found […]

New playground named after Miss Olive

“Miss Olive” as she is affectionately known by many, was the honoured guest on the 8th November, the day before her 90th birthday, at the NCVO’s Richard Arch Children’s Centre in the playground of Miss Nadine’s Pre-School. The celebration was attended by members of the NCVO Board, NCVO Senior Staff, and friends and family including […]

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Lost JFK assassination tapes on sale

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A long-lost version of the Air Force One recordings made in the immediate aftermath of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, with more than 30 minutes of additional material not in the official version in the government’s archives, has been found and is for sale. There are incidents and code names described on […]

Overpacked China school bus crashes, 18 kids die

BEIJING (AP) — An overloaded school minibus crashed head-on with a truck in rural western China on Wednesday, killing at least 18 kindergarten children on their way to class, officials said. Sixty-two children and two adults were crowded into the bus, which had just nine seats, officials said. The driver and a teacher died along […]

Turtles get a taste of freedom

A crowd of excited moms, dads, boys and girls waited patiently for the 50 turtles to be released into the waters of the North Sound, and from there to the oceans of the world. The Cayman Turtle Farm’s release programme, known to biologists as ‘headstarting’, has placed many thousands of green sea turtles into the […]

Sharon Stone announces two new roles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sharon Stone is taking on two very different roles: One in the Linda Lovelace biopic, and another online to welcome returning troops. The 53-year-old actress says she will play Lovelace’s mother in “Inferno: A Linda Lovelace Story.” But before filming starts, the “Basic Instinct” star has another mission: She’s taking her […]