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Murder accused remanded to prison

Murder accused, Prince Charming Graham was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison this morning when he made his first appearance in court. On Friday, Police charged...

“Nasty” singer in calypso semifinals

The journey of Queen Ivena to the 2017 Calypso Monarch is continuing and so are her legal troubles. The judges decided that the singer and...

Man shot in the leg after Blue Jeans fete

Dorian Marshall has been shot in the leg while leaving Blue Jeans fete. Marshall sustained the injury in his left leg according to the multiple...

St. Kitts wins Emerge Gospel Challenge in Antigua

Ebuka Agwuonoi of St. Kitts and Nevis has won the 2017 version of the Emerge Gospel challenge as it is opened up the region for...

PM says Antigua helped in the release of Venezuela opposition leader

The Antigua and Barbuda government Saturday welcomed the release of the jailed Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo Lopez saying it should be regarded as “...

Controversy as performances in soca quarterfinals cut short

A former chairman of the Antigua & Barbuda Festivals Commission today said he supports a do-over of the Party Monarch quarter-finals. The names of the...

PM Stuart – LIAT still vital to the region

(Caribbean News Service) Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has pledged Barbados’ continued commitment to the regional carrier LIAT, describing it as “vital” to the movement of...

Customers “evacuated” from major supermarket last night

A customer has told Antigua News Room that the Bargain Center Supermarket had to be "evacuated" last night. The individual reported that "someone sprayed something in...

Driver hospitalised after Factory Road crash

An accident near the Police Recreation Ground on Factory Road has left one man hospitalised. The accident occurred about 10 p.m on Friday night. According to reports,...

Prince Charming Graham Charged with Murder

Police have now charged 28yr-old Prince Charming Graham of Grays Farm with the murder of Jalon Thompson of Paradise View. Graham is alleged to have...

Weather depression could be no more by later today

The Antigua Met Service says tropical depression four is “losing its depression characteristics and could be no more later today.” At 11 a.m, the center...

Man sentenced to 35 years for 2011 Fort Road murder

Twenty-six-year-old Cordayro Joseph was sentenced to 35 years in prison for the murder of 52-year-old Cauldrick Lewis. The victim was shot and killed as Joseph...

Oral sex spreading unstoppable bacteria

By James GallagherHealth and science reporter, BBC News website Oral sex is producing dangerous gonorrhoea and a decline in condom use is helping it to...

Vermin infestation forces closure of St. John’s clinic

Medical Officer for Health Orita Zakaria  says lice, rats and roaches have forced the St. John's Health Centre. According to reports, concern from international agencies ultimately...

Public asked to help name new secondary school

Members of the public are being encouraged to play a part in the name of the new secondary school in Tomlinson; an essay competition...

Observer bans Tabor as PM makes good on lawsuit

The OBSERVER Media Group has banned UPP PRO Damani Tabor from live programming “until he furnishes the company with a waiver and indemnity.” According to...

Young man dies suddenly in St. John’s

Lawmen have confirmed that 23-year-old Ikimbie "Sizzla" Thomas died suddenly last night. He was in the area of Fred's Ice Cream when he collapsed. The man...

Tourism minister calls for immediate dismissal of airport CEO

Tourism Minister Asot Michael is calling for the instantaneous dismissal of Airport Authority Chief Executive Officer Stanley Smith over the fumigation incident at the...

Granny told police she gave teen three licks with a whip

Two days after 17-year-old, Jael Thomas was found dead in her home, murder accused, Millicent Cornwall-Roberts told police she was still trying to figure...

Joseph saddened by death of 17-year-old sanitation worker

Environment Minister Molwyn Joseph today expressed “shock and sadness” at the tragic death of a young sanitation worker, Stephen Perez. Perez was crushed to death...

Four OCS students who carried elderly woman to safety among those honoured by GG

The four Ottos Comprehensive School (OCS) students who in April carried an elderly woman to safety have been honoured by the holder of the...

VC Bird International Airport reopened

Airport officials have confirmed that VC Bird International Airport is reopened after closing for several hours today. The facility was reopened after an extensive clean...

Depression not currently expected to become Tropical Storm

The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services today issued an “alert” after Tropical Depression 4 formed in the Atlantic. But the Met Office says the depression is...

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