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Da Silva 68 unable to prevent Windies A defeat

Da Silva 68 unable to prevent Windies A defeat


Gros Islet – A half-century from Joshua da Silva went in vain, and West Indies A plunged to a 44-run defeat to Bangladesh A in their second One-day match on Thursday. Asked to chase a challenging 278 for victory at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground, ...

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Reparations activists meeting next week in Barbados

Reparations activists meeting next week in Barbados


Barbados will host a major international conference on reparations next week. Organisers said activists from around the world will be in the island working on the roadmap for reparations during the Global Afrikan Congress International Conference ...

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Russia and Ukraine sign deal to allow transport of grain

Russia and Ukraine sign deal to allow transport of grain


Ukraine and Russia have signed "mirror" deals which will allow Kyiv to resume exports of grain through the Black Sea. The agreement will allow millions of tonnes of grain, currently trapped in Ukraine by the war, to be exported. The world short...

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Japanese paying final respects to Shinzo Abe

Japanese paying final respects to Shinzo Abe


Thousands of mourners are showing up to pay their last respects to former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday. The private funeral, which is only open to friends and close family, is under way at Tokyo’s Zojoji temple. Following the f...

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Felix named for World Championships

Felix named for World Championships


Olympic great Allyson Felix could make her 10th and final World Athletics Championships appearance later this month after being named in the United States 4x400m mixed relay pool. Felix, the most decorated female track and field Olympian of all time...

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Australia, France settle submarine contract row

Australia, France settle submarine contract row


Australia has announced a €555m ($585m; £475m) settlement with France's Naval Group as compensation for scuppering a submarine contract with Paris. Australia angered France last year by suddenly cancelling a €35bn deal to build a fleet of submarin...

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Police investigating death at Brittons Hill

Police investigating death at Brittons Hill


Police are investigating the unnatural death of a man at the junction of Brittons New Road and Gunsite Road, Brittons Hill, St Michael, following an incident which occurred around 3:15 p.m. on Saturday. A statement from police said reports are tha...

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Israel and Switzerland confirm cases of Monkeypox

Israel and Switzerland confirm cases of Monkeypox


Israel and Switzerland are the latest countries to confirm cases of monkeypox, bringing the total number of nations reporting outbreaks to 14. Both countries said they identified one infected person who had recently travelled, but Israel said it w...

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Businesses, govts may have to pay ‘slight’ fee for Twitter

Businesses, govts may have to pay ‘slight’ fee for Twitter


Business and government users on Twitter may need to pay a "slight" fee to stay on the social media platform, Tesla boss Elon Musk has said. It comes after the board of Twitter agreed to a $44bn (£34.5bn) takeover offer from Musk. However, Musk...

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UK: Some supermarkets set limits on sale of cooking oil

UK: Some supermarkets set limits on sale of cooking oil


Some supermarkets are limiting how much cooking oil customers are able to buy as supplies are hit by war in Ukraine. Tesco is allowing three items per customer. Waitrose and Morrisons have limited shoppers to two items each. The majority of the...