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  1. British expat couple shot deadRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

    A 1956 picture of Peter Tarsey, then 19, who was chosen to represent Britain in the diving events at the Olympic Games in Melbourne The Foreign Office said the couple were discovered in the town of Alicante on the south eastern coast, a popular destination for tourists and expats. A British former Olympic diver and his wife have been found shot dead on a sofa at their villa in a "sleepy" Spanish village.

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  2. Day in Photos: South Korea Blows Up the Ocean, Nigeria Election Looms, Drought Plagues the WestRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... during clashes in Tikrit, Iraq. Team SCA navigates the Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race. The race started in Alicante, Spain, on Oct. 11, 2014, spans roughly 40,000-nautical mile and visits 11 ports in 11 countries over nine months. The sun rises over ...

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  3. Unlucky breakRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Standard

    ... It is the second major breakage to hit the seven-strong fleet since the race began on October 11 from Alicante, Spain. On November 29, during the second leg in the Indian Ocean, Denmark's Team Vestas Wind badly damaged their boat after it smashed ...

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  4. British Benidorm shootings: Recap of updates after pensioner couple found shot dead in villaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The bodies of elderly ex-pats Peter and Jean Tarsey, both 77, were discovered slumped on their sofa on Sunday afternoon. Detectives think the pensioners, who had lived in Xalo on the Costa Blanca for more than 20 years, were shot at point-blank range with a pistol.

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  5. Watch Sailors Recover After a Death Roll in the Volvo Ocean RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Men's Journal

    The MAPFRE sailboat racing team tipped over in the Southern Ocean, 2,000 miles off shore on the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. The team was barreling towards Itaja, Brazil, in the nine-month, 38,738-nautical mile competition that began in Alicante, Spain in October.

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  6. Volvo Ocean Race: Chinese boat forced to quitRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... 19. It is the second major breakage to hit the seven-strong fleet since the race began on October 11 from Alicante, Spain. On November 29, during the second leg in the Indian Ocean, Denmark's Team Vestas Wind badly damaged their boat after it ...

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  7. British couple, 77, found dead with gunshot wounds in SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Evening Times

    The Foreign Office said the couple were discovered in the town of Alicante on the south eastern coast, a popular destination for tourists and expats. A spokesman said: "We can confirm the death of two British nationals in Alicante, Spain.

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  8. Brit couple shot dead in Benidorm villaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Star

    ... destination for tourists and expats. A spokesman said: "We can confirm the death of two British nationals in Alicante, Spain. We stand ready to provide consular assistance." JUST when it looked like Chloe Sims and Elliott Wright were about to work ...

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  9. Brit expat couple found shot dead in Spanish villaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | This Is London

    ... wounds on the sofa. A Foreign Office spokesman said: "We can confirm the death of two British Nationals in Alicante, Spain. We stand ready to provide consular assistance." Discover Tobago as we are offering one lucky reader the chance to win a seven ...

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  10. Stricken Dongfeng Race Team forced to withdraw in fifth leg of Volvo Ocean RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... Sanya. It is the second major breakage to hit the seven-strong fleet since the race began on October 11 from Alicante, Spain. On November 29, during the second leg in the Indian Ocean, Denmark's Team Vestas Wind badly damaged their boat after it ...

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  11. Dongfeng Race Team, joint leaders of Volvo Ocean Race, suffer broken mastRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... April 19. It is the second major breakage to hit the seven-strong fleet since the race began on Oct. 11 from Alicante, Spain. On Nov. 29, during the second leg in the Indian Ocean, Denmark's Team Vestas Wind badly damaged its boat after it smashed ...

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  12. British Benidorm shootings: Live updates after pensioner couple found shot dead in villaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    The couple had a safe in their home containing valuables, which was still locked when officers arrived. The couple were found dead in their home in Xalo, a small town 50 miles north east of Alicante, on Spain's south east coast, where they had lived for around 18 years.

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  13. Joint leaders of Volvo Ocean Race quit with broken mastRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... April 19. It is the second major breakage to hit the seven-strong fleet since the race began on Oct. 11 from Alicante, Spain. On Nov. 29, during the second leg in the Indian Ocean, Denmark's Team Vestas Wind badly damaged its boat after it smashed ...

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  14. U.S. crew battles for Cape Horn bragging rights in global raceRead the original story

    Sunday | The Maryland Gazette

    ... way as it chased its first leg win since the fleet set out on the 38,739-nautical mile race on Oct. 11 from Alicante, Spain. Any one of the first five boats, however, could still steal past them with less than 13 nautical miles dividing them after ...

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  15. ALICANTE, Spain (AP) - American boat Team Alvimedica took the lead in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Hard Freeze Warning issued March 28 at 4:04AM EDT expiring March 29 at 11:00AM EDT in effect for: Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sequatchie, Sevier, Sullivan, Union, Washington Freeze Watch issued March 27 at 4:13AM EDT expiring March 29 at 11:00AM EDT in effect for: Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sequatchie, Sevier, Sullivan, Union, Washington ALICANTE, Spain - American boat Team Alvimedica took the lead in the Volvo Ocean Race fifth leg early Sunday as the six-strong fleet continued to endure a helter-skelter ride toward ... (more)

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  16. Cape Horn, bergs and a storm await battered global race fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Volvo Ocean Race's six-strong fleet, already battered by the Southern Ocean, sails in to the toughest part of the nine-month marathon offshore challenge over the next two days. ALICANTE, Spain: Volvo Ocean Race's six-strong fleet, already battered by the Southern Ocean, sails in to the toughest part of the nine-month marathon offshore challenge over the next two days.

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  17. Lady Jaguar GolfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Augusta Magazine

    ... to playing professional golf. And practicing in chilly conditions is part of the deal. Caballer Hernani of Alicante, Spain, says she wanted to play college golf in Augusta for various reasons, the main one being her game's development. "My intention ...

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  18. (Volvo Ocean Race) Chinese boat topples in 5-meter swellsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Standard

    Chinese entrant Dongfeng Race Team was one of four boats in the Volvo Ocean Race fleet to keel over in the Southern Ocean yesterday as the fleet experienced its roughest conditions since the event started last October. The all-women's crew of Team SCA , Dongfeng and MAPFRE all suffered 'Chinese gybes' - with the boats briefly tipped on their sides - during 12 hours of drama as they headed towards Cape Horn.

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  19. Yachting: Chinese boat keels over in Southern Ocean 'mayhem'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... leg of the Volvo Ocean Race to Abu Dhabi on Nov 19, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. (AFP/Gianluigi Guercia) ALICANTE, Spain: Chinese entrant Dongfeng Race Team was one of four boats in the Volvo Ocean Race fleet to keel over in the Southern Ocean ...

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  20. ALICANTE, Spain (AP) - Boats in the Volvo Ocean Race were hit by the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Boats in the Volvo Ocean Race were hit by the roughest conditions in the race to date on Tuesday as waves pounded competitors in the Southern Ocean. Sweden's Team SCA, the Dongfeng Race Team of China and Spain's MAPFRE all briefly tipped onto their sides, while Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing reported "a massive wipe-out" but avoided being pitched on its side.

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