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What to expect on your Caribbean vacation

Many dream of a vacation in the Caribbean. The tropical paradise, the uncrowded islands, and the silence are what draw people to the region. It is easy to understand why. Spending some time on a remote island with your feet in the sand sounds heavenly. There are, however, some assumptions that travellers make that are …

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Walter Tull — over the line | On this day

A century ago, as the First World War drew to a close, a Barbadian-British man named Walter Tull was killed on the battlefield. He was one of many thousands dead in the “Flanders clay,” but also unique: as James Ferguson writes, Lieutenant Tull was the first officer of colour ever appointed in the British Army, in defiance of race prejudice