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Cocaine found in banana delivery

BBC - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 13:31
Cocaine with an estimated street value of £25m is found inside plastic bananas among a consignment of Colombian fruit.

Contempt proceedings against Duke begins

Express - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 13:25
Contempt proceedings against President of the Public Services Association (PSA) Watson Duke began today in the Industrial Court.

Real estate developer to face court on fraud charges

Observer - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 13:24
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prominent real estate developer Christopher Kerr is to face the‎ Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court in August on fraud-related charges.

Koeman will fight to keep Lovren

BBC Sport - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 13:22
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman says he will do everything he can to keep defender Dejan Lovren at the club.

Forex: J$112.69 to one US dollar

Observer - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 13:17
KINGSTON, Jamaica —The US dollar on Friday, July 11, ended trading at J$112.69 down two cents, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.

Butler leaves Northants after injury

BBC Sport - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 13:10
Northamptonshire's overseas player Ian Butler is returning to his native New Zealand due to an ongoing injury problem.

Mobay mayor, PNP councillors chastised for spending on luncheon instead of trucking water to residents

Observer - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 13:09
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) minority leader in the Montego Bay Parish Council today condemned the mayor in the PNP-led Council for spending money on renovations and a luncheon rather than the provision of water to needy communities.

Villa sign Richardson on two-year deal

BBC Sport - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 13:04
Aston Villa sign utility player Kieran Richardson for an undisclosed fee from relegated Fulham.

Sam Warburton left without a team after Welsh rugby talks collapse

Guardian Sport - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 13:01
Future of professional rugby in Wales thrown into doubt
Agreement with WRU labelled unacceptable by regions

Welsh rugby has been plunged into crisis after Regional Rugby Wales announced on Friday that the participation agreement proposed by the Welsh Rugby Union was completely unacceptable after indescribably tortuous negotiations.

The four regions which form RRW the Blues, the Dragons, the Ospreys and the Scarlets released a statement claiming every time progress was made two steps back followed. The participation agreement, which ended on 30 June, covers issues such as the competitions the teams play in, payment for international player release, overseas player quotas and the fourth autumn Test match. No resolution throws into doubt the future of the regions and, potentially, professional rugby in Wales.

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Vos dominates with Giro Rosa stage win

BBC Sport - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:56
Marianne Vos wins stage seven of the Giro Rosa and extends her lead in the overall classification.

James confirms return to Cavaliers

BBC Sport - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:55

World Cup 2014: Miroslav Klose puts Germany triumph over scoring record

Guardian Sport - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:54
If we lose the final my joy as top scorer will be dampened
Klose says Germany must play at their best to beat Argentina

Miroslav Klose has admitted his elation at breaking Ronaldos all-time goalscoring record at the World Cup finals would be significantly dampened if Germany fail to go on and lift the trophy against Argentina on Sunday.

The veteran forward registered his 16th goal in 23 appearances at the tournament when scoring Germanys second against Brazil on Tuesday, finishing at the second attempt beyond Júlio César to prompt a frenzied spell which yielded four goals in six minutes. Klose had already become the first man to play in four World Cup semi-finals and, having turned 36 last month, has now eclipsed the likes of Ronaldo, Gerd Müller, Just Fontaine and Pelé to establish himself as the competition propers leading scorer.

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Blake suffers hamstring injury in Glasgow 100m

Observer Sport - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:50
GLASGOW, Scotland (AFP) — Yohan Blake's return from injury ended in despair as the Jamaican sprinter suffered a hamstring injury during the Glasgow Diamond League meeting on Friday.

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