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Elections highlight economic divisions in Brazil

BBC - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 17:25
Brazil's election highlights huge economic disparities

Fulham 3-0 Charlton Athletic

BBC Sport - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 17:05

President, wife meet with senior counsel

Express - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 17:02
THE Office of the President on Friday issued its second statement related to a pre-action protocol letter to radio talk show host and comedienne Rachel Price.

Munster 14-3 Saracens | European Champions Cup

Guardian Sport - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 17:02
Munster 14-3 Saracens

Saracens European hopes suffered a massive blow at a packed Thomond Park on Friday night when Munster produced a display that was reminiscent of their glory days. In the end, unforgiveable indiscipline by Saracens at crucial stages robbed them of any chance to grab their first win at the Limerick fortress but apart from a brief spell after the interval, they were the second-best team in this contest.

Munster will now head into the encounters with Clermont Auvergne in December knowing that their fate is in their own hands but Mark McCalls men will rue not getting a bonus point from this clash of heavyweights.

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Derry finish eighth after defeat

BBC Sport - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:51
Derry City end their Premier Division campaign in eighth place after losing 2-1 to Bohemians at Dalymount Park.

Edinburgh 25-17 Lyon

BBC Sport - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:50
Edinburgh top Pool Four in the European Rugby Challenge Cup with a hard-fought Murrayfield victory over Top 14 side Lyon.

Ruler Of The World retired to stud

BBC Sport - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:30
The 2013 Derby winner Ruler Of The World has been retired because of an injury and will start a breeding career in Ireland.

Dragons 26-30 Newcastle

BBC Sport - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 16:20
Newcastle recover from 20-13 down at the break to beat Newport Gwent Dragons in the European Challenge Cup second round.

Rafael Nadal to have surgery and is out of ATP World Tour Finals

Guardian Sport - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:53
Its the day to say goodbye for the season, says Nadal
Decision a boost for Andy Murray in race to London
Murray reaches semi-finals in Valencia

Andy Murrays chances of qualifying for next months ATP Tour Finals received a significant boost on Friday night when Rafael Nadal pulled out of the season-ending tournament. The British No1 had earlier strengthened his cause by beating Kevin Anderson to secure a place in the semi-finals of the Valencia Open.

Nadal announced he was to undergo appendix surgery on 3 November, six days before the start of the tournament in London for which eight players qualify. The Spaniards withdrawal has in effect promoted Murray to the No7 spot in that race.

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U17 Boyz defeat Cuba 3-0, advance to CFU final

Observer Sport - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:41
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — Jamaica advanced to the final of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Under -17 Championship after defeated Cuba 3-0 at the Sylvio Cator Stadium Friday.

U17 Boyz defeat Cuba 3-0, advance to CFU final

Observer - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:41
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — Jamaica advanced to the final of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Under -17 Championship after defeated Cuba 3-0 at the Sylvio Cator Stadium Friday.

Venezuela interior minister sacked after clashes

Observer - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:34
CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro abruptly replaced his interior minister on Friday, weeks after violent clashes in Caracas which left five people dead.

St Andrew Rotaract Club hosts annual cancer benefit concert Sunday

Observer - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:34
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Rotaract Club of St Andrew will on Sunday host its annual Live For Faith concert, proceeds from which will go towards the Consie Walters Cancer Care Unit and Hospice at St Joseph’s Hospital in the parish.

Grenoble 15-25 London Irish

BBC Sport - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:33
London Irish make it two wins from two in the European Challenge Cup with a bonus-point victory against Grenoble.

Firestorm over White House security after new fence jump

Observer - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:32
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) - For once, the debate gripping Washington is not about party politics.

French unemployment hits new record

Observer - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:29
PARIS, France (AFP) - Unemployment in France hit a new record in September, with official statistics published Friday showing 3.43 million people claimed jobless benefits.

Two US states order tough Ebola quarantine rules

Observer - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:25
NEW YORK, United States (AFP) - New York and New Jersey on Friday ordered a mandatory quarantine for medics who treated victims of the disease in West Africa, after the deadly virus spread to America's largest city.

Viviani joins Team Sky for 2015

BBC Sport - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:20
Italian sprinter Elia Viviani ends his five-year stay at Cannondale to become Team Sky's sixth signing ahead of next season.

Motorist in St Elizabeth hit-and-run surrenders to police

Observer - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:12
ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — The motorist involved in the hit-and-run on the Siloah main road in St Elizabeth Wednesday, which claimed the life of 57-year-old Rainford Findlay and injured his six-year-old daughter, has turned himself in to the Santa Cruz police.

A revolution in thinking needed to solve Jamaica’s problems — Holness

Observer - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:03
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Opposition Leader Andrew Holness believes that there is hope for Jamaica’s growth and development but insists there needs to be a revolution in thinking and approach to finding solutions to problems facing the nation.