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Travel: Jersey, the largest Channel Island

by Chris Leadbeater/The Independent
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The largest of the Channel Islands is best savoured in summer, with celebrations, wildflowers and world-class cuisine.

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Oman accidents: Focus back on drivers after bus hits girl
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