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‘God Save the King’ doesn’t fall from Jamaican lips so easily. Soon we’ll be a republic | Barbara Blake-Hannah
Barbados beat us to it, but this week our prime minister made throwing off the colonial yoke a top priority. It won’t be easy, but watch this space, says Barbara Blake-Hannah, an anti-racist activist and a former TV broadcaster

Barbara Blake-Hannah

18, Jan, 2023 @1:59 PM

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Usain Bolt reportedly missing millions from investment accounts
An investigation has been launched after millions of dollars reportedly went missing from an account belonging to eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt

Guardian sport

12, Jan, 2023 @7:31 PM

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On the Ropes review – Windrush boxer’s tale of triumph and tragedy over 12 gut-wrenching rounds
Vernon Vanriel’s extraordinary battles with addiction, poverty and the Home Office are brought to life in a big-hearted if overlong show

Arifa Akbar

12, Jan, 2023 @12:03 PM

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‘I have a fighting spirit!’: the Windrush boxer who lost everything – then battled his way back
Vernon Vanriel was a talented athlete who fought crack addiction, was sectioned twice and beaten up by police officers. Finally he ended up stateless in Jamaica. A new play tells his extraordinary life story

Simon Hattenstone

10, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Briton shot dead in Jamaica was victim of contract killing, police say
Jamaican police say fatal shooting of Sean Patterson, 33, was ‘contract killing that emanated from Britain’

Geneva Abdul

05, Jan, 2023 @10:25 AM

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British man shot dead at villa in Jamaica
Sean Patterson, 33, reportedly killed by gunman while he was standing by pool at guest house in Bogue Hill

Kevin Rawlinson

04, Jan, 2023 @8:18 AM

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Christmas in the Sunshine review – a jolly holiday of a show
Playwright Yasmin Joseph and director Ola Ince team up for a drama that captures the warmth of a family reconnecting in Jamaica

Chris Wiegand

28, Nov, 2022 @12:35 PM

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Howard Johnson obituary
Film-maker whose hard-hitting documentaries addressed social issues from a black perspective

David Katz

18, Nov, 2022 @6:22 PM

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Windrush compensation scheme beset by slow repayments to victims
Simon Murray, official overseeing programme, said he is concerned at the number of people who have died before receiving anything

Amelia Gentleman

28, Oct, 2022 @6:02 PM

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My Black skin got me sacked from British TV. That’s why I spend my life fighting racism | Barbara Blake-Hannah
It was a struggle for Black Britons to make headway 50 years ago, and it still is now – but it is important to fight on, says anti-racism activist and former broadcaster Barbara Blake-Hannah

Barbara Blake-Hannah

27, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Neglected oil painting identified as work of Richmond Barthé
National Trust also identifies sitter of Seated Man in a Landscape as sculptor’s domestic helper

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

05, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘End of an era’: how the Queen’s funeral was seen around the world
From Melbourne to Paris, New York to Delhi, the solemn events in London resonated around the globe

Cait Kelly, Kim Willsher, Adam Gabbatt, Caroline Kimeu, Hannah Ellis-Petersen, David Smith and Georgina Maka'a

19, Sep, 2022 @2:24 PM

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