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Florida

Wild flowers

From bold and bright to soft and sweet, spring arrives in a riot of floral-inspired colour.

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 12:00am

Sharks invade Florida coast in annual migration

Florida's popular Spring Break resorts have attracted some extra visitors to the beach this year - thousands of blacktip and spinner sharks on their annual migration north.

9 Mar 2013 - 3:33am

Petraeus scandal's Jill Kelley a socialite who enjoys parties but has debts

Jill Kelley, the Florida woman whose complaint about harassing e-mails opened an FBI investigation ensnaring two four-star US generals, is known for hosting military officers at her waterfront mansion in Tampa and once cooked alligator on a Food Network reality-show.

15 Nov 2012 - 8:59am

Florida Democrats declare Barack Obama has won state

Florida's Democratic Party has finally declared victory for US President Barack Obama in the closely divided battleground state, as he clung to a narrow but apparently insurmountable lead in the glacially slow count of votes from Tuesday's election.

10 Nov 2012 - 3:00am

Briefs, October 22, 2012

Fidel Castro appears in public after months

22 Oct 2012 - 5:15am

Governor's bad call in fungal scare

In an embarrassing mistake, Florida Governor Rick Scott gave out a phone-sex number to people seeking information on a fungal meningitis outbreak.

Scott was providing an update on the outbreak at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday when he announced what he said was the hotline's toll-free phone line, but gave out the wrong number.

12 Oct 2012 - 4:04am

Obsession: Florida exotic bag

Exotic skin bags may be luxurious, but so many styles tend to be fussy and formal rather than hip and covetable. Accessories brand Hogan, known for timeless styles with a twist, has made python cool again with its limited-edition Florida bag (HK$21,500). This versatile messenger-style bag features plenty of inner pockets and a funky double-knot detail on the strap.

13 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

The Sound of Madness Shinedown (CD)

Fans of hard rock rejoice - Shinedown's third album will rock your piercings off with its fierce intensity. Prepare for an energetic romp through everything the genre has to offer, from fast-paced demonstrations of vocal vigour to heart-rending power ballads.

16 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

A place in the sun

Florida offers some worthwhile homes at low prices that can make nice nest eggs, and year-round clement weather, hurricanes permitting

For the international investor looking to commit some money to foreign property, or even to set down a marker for a pleasant future retirement home, Florida ticks all the right boxes. At least in principle.

24 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Third time's the charm

Fans of hard rock rejoice - Shinedown's third album will rock your piercings off with its fierce new songs. Prepare for an energetic romp through everything the genre has to offer, from fast-paced demonstrations of vocal vigour to heart-rending power ballads.

12 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

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