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Fuad trying to help San Juan vendors

Express - 5 hours 56 min ago
Member of Parliament for Barataria/San Juan, Dr Fuad Khan, has called on Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley to advise the People's National Movement (PNM) controlled San Juan/Laventille Regional Corporation to "think outside the box" and allow vending at specified times in the district.

Dole Chadee's son still in prison

Express - 5 hours 58 min ago
ATTORNEY Sharma Boodram, the son of convicted killer Nankissoon "Dole Chadee" Boodram, remained in prison yesterday, still unable to make arrangements for bail.

District constable faces court on sexual offence charges

Observer - 6 hours 3 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DDP) on Wednesday ruled that a district constable be arrested and charged with breaches of the Sexual Offences Act.

Daldry talks hope among the Trash

BBC - 6 hours 8 min ago
Why Stephen Daldry swapped ballet pumps for Brazilian favelas in his latest film

England’s Stuart Broad believes he is returning to his best form

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 10 min ago
• England bowlers will hunt as a pack in all-out attack on India
• Broad urges ‘attacking mindset’ in decisive Tri-Series game
• Minimum wage comments were ‘genuinely innocent’

After controversies about blackmail plots concerning the team’s captain and Twitter debates on the minimum wage, it is time for England’s cricketers to do their talking on the field – starting with Friday’s winner-takes-all Tri-Series match against India.

Four days after Eoin Morgan and the England and Wales Cricket Board were subject to a bizarre extortion attempt in Tasmania, Stuart Broad found himself in the eye of a social media storm when tweeting: “I’ve heard if you earn minimum wage in England you’re in the top 10% earners in the world. #stay #humble.”

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The Fiver | Ready to jump into Reliant Robins to race against the Blatter mobile | Paul Doyle

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 11 min ago
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Throw a pig’s head at Sepp Blatter and he’d no doubt think it is the first course in another epic Fifa swankfest, one followed by swordfish fricassé, truffled wildebeest and sevruga caviar on a bed of handmade penne and lashed servants. Throw a swine’s bonce at Luis Figo, however, and he’d immediately recall the gruesome way that Barcelona greeted him when he returned to Camp Nou with Real Madrid back in the day. Figo, you see, used to be a gifted and enormously popular and unpopular footballer, and that is pretty much all the Fiver knows about him. Yet we still reckon he would have more legitimacy as Fifa boss than Herr Blatter.

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Horse racing tips: Thursday 29 January

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 20 min ago
The Paul Nicholls-trained Earthmoves at Wincanton rates the best bet of the day

5.35 Medieval Bishop 6.10 Rialto Magic 6.40 Indian Affair 7.10 Retro Valley 7.40 Time And Place 8.10 Lynngale

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Ireland handed 2019 World Cup boost

BBC Sport - 6 hours 21 min ago
Ireland and Afghanistan will join the 10 Test teams in a rankings-based qualification system for the 2019 World Cup.

Panday: Manning has the right to run

Express - 6 hours 23 min ago
FORMER Prime Minister Basdeo Panday says he sees no problem with Patrick Manning's decision to offer himself as a nominee to be screened for the San Fernando East seat he has held since 1971.

St Kitts gets CPL T20 franchise

Observer Sport - 6 hours 25 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) – St Kitts and Nevis will host the newest Caribbean Premier League franchise for the 2015 edition of the tournament, organisers have announced.

Scots to discuss pair's future

BBC Sport - 6 hours 26 min ago
Ryan Wilson and Ryan Grant will have their Scotland futures discussed after a high-profile court case.

Nicky Henderson has Sign Of A Victory ready for the Betfair Hurdle

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 26 min ago
• Trainer reports horse had excuses for Kempton flop
• Handler gives upbeat bulletin on Sprinter Sacre

If the brutal wind that whistled through Nicky Henderson’s Seven Barrows stables here on Wednesday morning was a herald for the weather that may send National Hunt into hibernation for the next few days, the horses on parade were a reminder that there will be much to look forward to when it wakes up. Henderson has already won the Betfair Hurdle five times, more than any other trainer, and hopes to send at least two, and perhaps as many as four, runners to this year’s renewal of the season’s richest two-mile handicap hurdle, the feature event on Betfair day at Newbury on 7 February.

The Betfair Hurdle is no longer the plotters’ playground that it was in its youth, first as the Schweppes and then the Tote Gold Trophy. As Henderson put it with some well-chosen words here on Wednesday: “The race had a serious mystique about it [in its early days], if you wanted to win it, you certainly seemed to have to prepare for quite a long time.”

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Callum McManaman joins West Brom on three-and-a-half year deal

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 28 min ago
• Winger won FA Cup with Wigan in 2013
• Baggies keen on Wolves’ Bakary Sako

West Bromwich Albion have completed the signing of Wigan Athletic’s Callum McManaman on a three-and-a-half year deal. The winger agreed a contract, which includes a 12-month option, after undergoing a medical on Wednesday morning.

He becomes Tony Pulis’s first signing at The Hawthorns and could make his debut in Saturday’s Premier League visit of Tottenham Hotspur.

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Taylor to captain England women

BBC Sport - 6 hours 30 min ago
Tamara Taylor is named England women's captain for the Six Nations Championship in Katy McLean's absence.

Why always him? What made Rodgers turn to Mario Balotelli at Chelsea? | Andy Hunter

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 31 min ago
The Italian enigma’s cameo at Stamford Bridge was typical of a Liverpool career that started ineffectively and has gone steadily downhill, raising the question why was he bought in the first place
• Campaign against Chelsea? More like a José Mourinho campaign

With all eyes on Diego Costa and where he stamps his feet following Chelsea’s fractious Capital Cup semi-final win over Liverpool, the other striker who left an unfortunate mark at Stamford Bridge was relegated to a footnote. Fitting, for that is how Mario Balotelli’s Liverpool career is playing out.

Sky’s commentary team heralded Balotelli’s 70th-minute introduction for Lazar Markovic as a chance to put one over the former Internazionale coach who labelled him “unmanageable” – José Mourinho. Ultimately, his contribution amounted to no more than weakening a previously impressive, dangerous Liverpool performance and unwittingly assisting in Chelsea’s winning goal.

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Rapist Evans claims 'fresh evidence'

BBC Sport - 6 hours 33 min ago
Rapist Ched Evans says he has "fresh evidence" which he hopes will get his conviction overturned.

Cops detain protest leader

Express - 6 hours 37 min ago
Police moved against a group of angry La Brea residents, as they protested at the entrance of the La Brea Industrial Development Company (Labidco) this morning.

Klay Thompson is Steph Curry's equal, not his sidekick

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 42 min ago

A note on All-Star fan voting; LaMarcus Aldridge plays through injury; why you can’t count Kobe Bryant out; Hassan Whiteside improves his NBA2k15 rating the hard way

Yes, we know it’s the week before the Super Bowl, but that doesn’t mean the basketball season comes to a halt. This week’s NBA news is guaranteed to feature absolutely no talk about football deflation, no high school physics lectures involving air pressure or sophomoric puns on the word “balls.” You’re welcome.

Nick Young on what the Lakers must do without Kobe: "Pretty much just give me the ball and get out of the way."

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VIDEO: Sacking managers 'a false narrative'

BBC Sport - 6 hours 43 min ago
Aston Villa chief executive Tom Fox says he "struggles" with the "false narrative" that manager Paul Lambert is solely to blame for the club's poor form.

Turks and Caicos profile

BBC - 6 hours 43 min ago
Provides an overview of the Turks and Caicos, including key events and facts for this British overseas territory

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