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UK and EU 'agree text' of draft Brexit

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UK and EU officials have agreed the draft text of a Brexit agreement in a significant breakthrough for the talks. A cabinet source told the…

University officials granted bail

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Two officials of the Washington University of Barbados, including its chief executive officer, Rao Venkata Gopi, were granted BDS$200,000 bail after they appeared in court…

Trinidadian remanded to mental hospital after being charged under anti-Terrorism Act

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A 22–year-old man, who became the first person to be charged under the Anti-Terrorism Act following postings he made on social media., will re-appear in…

Campus Trendz firebomber appealing “excessive” jail sentences to CCJ

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Seven years after he was convicted and sentenced to six consecutive terms of life imprisonment, a 29-year-old man is appealing to the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court…

Pilots report seeing 'very fast' UFO above Ireland

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The view from the airplane window just got a little bit weirder -- or at least it did over Ireland. Several airborne sightings of at…

10 students die in suspected arson attack

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Police in Uganda say 10 students died and 30 students were injured when a boys dormitory at a boarding school was set ablaze after the…

Taxes are 50% of regional airline tickets

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A local hotelier is calling for the removal of all taxes associated with regional travel. Owner of the Soco Hotel, Ralph Taylor, says the average…

Remembrance Day

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Barbados paid tribute to veterans of the two World Wars and those who lost their lives during those conflicts, as it observed Remembrance Day along…

Top university

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The University of the West Indies has been named one of the top 40 universities, in Latin America and the Caribbean. Deputy Principal of UWI…

Science fair

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St. Albans primary school was transformed into a science expo of sorts when the students displayed projects for their science fair. The juniors and infants…

Sudden death at bus stop

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Police are investigating the sudden death of a 31 year-old St Philip man. They say Kadre Rudder of Coles Road was discovered lying on his…

Code Academy opens

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Barbados' first coding school, the Source Code Developer Academy, will start classes in the coming weeks. Facilitated by a partnership between Ten Habitat and Code…

SPORTS

Windies slip further after India series loss

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Reigning World champions West Indies have taken a hit in the latest ICC Twenty20 rankings, following their 3-0 whitewash at…

Serena Williams named GQ Woman of the Year -- but cover sparks controversy

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Tennis great Serena Williams has been named GQ's Woman of the Year -- but the magazine's cover has caused a…

ICC to persevere with fixtures in rain-weary St Lucia

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St Lucia will continue to host matches in the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup, organisers the International Cricket Council have confirmed.…

Windies go down in last-ball heartbreak in final T20I

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The West Indies produced their best performance of the Twenty20 International series against India but still went down by six…

Combermere and the Alleyne School in BCA Under-19 final

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Combermere and the Alleyne School are through to the final of the BCA Under-19 competition after winning their semifinal matches…

BIIG surfing

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Sports Minister John King says he wants the Soup Bowl location in Bathsheba to be one of the top destinations…

Diamonds vs Ballers

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The BWU Diamonds and BRC Ballers will meet in the finals of the Sir Roy Trotman zone of the Barbados…

Top order shuffle crucial, says Brathwaite

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Captain Carlos Brathwaite said experimenting at the top of the order was necessary, as West Indies searched for a solution…

Law says Pollard still valuable

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West Indies head coach Stuart Law has defended under-performing all-rounder, Kieron Pollard, contending the player’s value to the Twenty20 could…

CP defeated

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Combermere dished out a firm beating on the visiting Coleridge & Parry team, thrashing their St Peter opponents by a…

Winless

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Barbados is still winless at the 2018 CONCOCAF Under-20 championship in Florida following their 2-1 defeat to St Lucia. St.…

Lottery day at Turf Club

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Eight races and lots of action have been promised for the Barbados Lottery race day set for Saturday at the…

BUSINESS

Minister wants new APC agreement

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A government minister wants Barbados, and other members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific group of states, to arrive at a new deal with the…

Entrepreneurs solution

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The solution for Barbados as it moves to transform its economy, rests with entrepreneurs. Executive director of the Barbados Coalition of Service Industries, Graham Clarke…

March deadline for SOEs

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Government will be taking a closer look at the process by which people are appointment to boards. Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn…

ICAB conference

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Members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants can count on that group's assistance as the country continues to experience economic challenges. President of the ICAB,…

Barbados outlines projects to reduce island’s imports

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The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) has announced plans to launch two new initiatives designed to reduce the island’s imports in key areas, increase…

Z notes

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The Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) says the prefix “Z” on local banknotes is legitimate as it is sought to counter images and messages circulating…

SME challenges

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The new president of the Small Business Association is encouraging Barbadians to take advantage of government's ten million dollar Trust Loan programme. Wayne Willock is…

Don't lose confidence

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Even though the Caribbean has been the slowest region to recover from the economic crisis of the western hemisphere, it should not lose confidence. This…

Rum vault

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Another achievement for Colony Club as it launches the first ever rum vault on the island. The vault, the newest addition to the St…

Sandals suspends construction work on fourth hotel in St. Lucia

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The Jamaica-based Sandals Resorts International (SRI) says it has suspended work on its fourth hotel in St. Lucia after having already invested in excess of…

Caribbean Airlines achieves operating profit

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The Trinidad and Tobago based carrier, Caribbean Airlines says it has achieved an operating profit and is “net income positive for the year-to-date.” The airline…

Good response to Trust Loan Unit

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Scores of Barbadians turned out to take advantage of government's new Business Trust Loans of up to five thousand dollars, when the new Trust Loan…

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