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Brussels Jewish Museum murders: Mehdi Nemmouche jailed for life
Brussels Jewish Museum murders: Mehdi Nemmouche jailed for life

March 12, 2019

A Frenchman has been given a life sentence for killing four people in an anti-Semitic attack in Brussels in May 2014...

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Visa scam 'Mr Fix-It' jailed for five months
Visa scam 'Mr Fix-It' jailed for five months

March 12, 2019

THE Mr Fix-It at the centre of a US visa scam involving The Bahamas Immigration Department has been jailed for five months by a federal court...

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18-month wait for Labour Day trial
18-month wait for Labour Day trial

March 07, 2019

THE man whose truck mowed into a crowd during last year's Labour Day Parade will stand trial in 2020 over allegations that he negligently caused the death of four women and injured eight other people...

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Son who beat mother, 81, to death loses appeal
Son who beat mother, 81, to death loses appeal

March 06, 2019

A MAN is to continue serving his 35-year sentence for murdering his 81-year-old mother four years ago, then recording a video and taking pictures of her bedroom floor instead of immediately calling for help...

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Justice Milton Evans Sworn in as Justice of the Court of Appeal

March 06, 2019

Justice Milton Evans was sworn in as Justice of the Court of Appeal by Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling during a Swearing-in Ceremony...

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Sir Michael Barnett, sworn in as Justice of the Court of Appeal

March 06, 2019

Sir Michael Barnett was sworn in as Justice of the Court of Appeal by Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame Marguerite Pindling during a Swearing-In Ceremony...

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Carlos Ghosn: Ex-Nissan boss granted bail by Tokyo court
Carlos Ghosn: Ex-Nissan boss granted bail by Tokyo court

March 05, 2019

The former boss of Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, has been granted bail by a Tokyo court in a surprise decision.

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Govt offers no evidence against Rufa
Govt offers no evidence against Rufa

March 01, 2019

CANADIAN Bruno Rufa's third judicial review against the Department of Immigration closed yesterday with no evidence or submissions filed by the government...

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Torture victims told - you must sue
Torture victims told - you must sue

February 28, 2019

RIGHTS Bahamas expressed concern yesterday about the treatment of three people who allege they were tortured by police for confessions in Eleuthera last year...

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Coroner rules boat tragedy accidental
Coroner rules boat tragedy accidental

February 28, 2019

A CORONER ruled yesterday that the death of a 73-year-old man in a boating collision was an "accidental death" -- however the victim's daughter has said the family will pursue the matter in a civil case...

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George Pell: Cardinal's bail revoked after sexual abuse conviction
George Pell: Cardinal's bail revoked after sexual abuse conviction

February 27, 2019

Cardinal George Pell has been remanded in custody after being found guilty of sexual offences against children in Australia...

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Torture trio told - you're out of time
Torture trio told - you're out of time

February 27, 2019

THREE people who say police tortured them for confessions before releasing them without charge were told this week the time has expired for their matter to be addressed by the Royal Bahamas Police Force, despite the timely complaints they made...

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George Pell: Cardinal found guilty of sexual offences in Australia
George Pell: Cardinal found guilty of sexual offences in Australia

February 26, 2019

Cardinal George Pell has been found guilty in Australia of sexual offences against children, making him the highest-ranking Catholic figure to receive such a conviction...

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QC Munroe poised to launch class-action against Cable Bahamas
QC Munroe poised to launch class-action against Cable Bahamas

February 25, 2019

ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe wants to launch a class-action lawsuit against Cable Bahamas, hoping to force the service provider to provide customers with all they pay for, or supply credits when it can't do so...

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Now trio accuse police of torture
Now trio accuse police of torture

February 25, 2019

THE Royal Bahamas Police Force is being sued for allegedly torturing three innocent people in a bid to secure confessions from them...

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'Tortured robber' wins retrial
'Tortured robber' wins retrial

February 21, 2019

THE Court of Appeal has ordered a retrial for a former ‘most wanted’ armed robbery suspect because his lawyer went contrary to his instructions to inform the court he was beaten by police to confess to a gun heist...

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Moree's Minnis' man for new CJ
Moree's Minnis' man for new CJ

February 20, 2019

BRIAN Moree, a senior partner of McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes, is widely expected to become the next Chief Justice of the Bahamas...

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Ingraham condemns Chief Justice delay
Ingraham condemns Chief Justice delay

February 19, 2019

FORMER Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham is “disappointed and distressed” at Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ lengthy delay in filling the post of Chief Justice...

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Driver's apology for fatal accident
Driver's apology for fatal accident

February 15, 2019

A MAGISTRATE ordered that a 38-year-old architectural draftsman pay the “maximum fine possible” of $10,000 or face six months in prison for killing a man in the course of dangerous driving last November...

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Reckley denies 1.2m fraud
Reckley denies 1.2m fraud

February 14, 2019

FORMER Urban Renewal Deputy Director Michelle Reckley was charged yesterday with defrauding the government of $1,255,637.83 via the Urban Renewal Small Homes Repair programme in Grand Bahama...

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