News of the day 1 July 2016
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Jail and no bail for accused who torched partner
"I just lost it. I went out, had a few beers, four I think, and then a few trippys (drugs)."
Tourist tax day passes off normally
Conservation of the environment, preservation of heritage and other purposes for the tax were met with general indifference and even some opposition.
Jury finds husband guilty of murdering his wife on beach
The couple had gone for a swim and, on leaving the water, began arguing - evidence of a violent discussion was found in the sand by forensics.
Nervous start to the summer sales
The smaller retailers believe that the tourist industry will be their saving grace, as they otherwise expect trade to be down during the sales period.
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The tourist tax is here
"Brexit has hit the local ministry for tourism and its tourist tax."