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Argument over 'suspicious' opened envelope

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THE Independent Jersey Care Inquiry has become embroiled in a spat involving former deputy police chief Lenny Harper and an American journalist over a torn envelope and a picture posted on Twitter.

Warm weekend weather expected

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AFTER a wet and windy few days, it may be time to get out the flip-flops and sunglasses once again as the Island is in line for one of the warmest October weekends on record.

More visitors coming to Jersey by boat

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THE number of people travelling through Jersey’s ports has increased this year – another sign that the Island’s tourism industry might be improving.

Finance should not be priority over hospitality

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THE States must issue more licences to bring skilled restaurant and hotel workers to the Island or face the consequences of a suffering tourism industry, St Helier Constable Simon Crowcroft has said.

Hundreds to march on Downing Street over Thai murders

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HUNDREDS of protesters are expected to gather outside Downing Street on Friday in an attempt to force the UK government to set up an independent investigation into the murders of a Jerseyman and a woman from the UK on the Thai island of Koh Tao last month.

Face of a murderer

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THIS is the man who has admitted murdering an Islander in a St Helier flat.

Schoolboy to climb one of world's highest mountains

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MOST schoolboys spend their half-term holidays playing with friends and doing homework - but one Victoria College pupil will instead be spending his break attempting to climb one of the world’s highest mountains.