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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


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


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


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


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

Schoolboy to climb one of world's highest mountains


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.