Nicholas Pooran named West Indies white-ball captain in place of Kieron Pollard

West Indies have named batter Nicholas Pooran their new white-ball captain after the retirement of Kieron Pollard. Pollard, 34, had been skipper in one-day and Twenty20 internationals from 2019 until he stood down last month. Pooran has played 37 ODIs and 57 T20s and has also served as vice-captain, leading the side when Pollard missed … Read more

County Championship: Paul Walter hits 93 as Essex-Northants ends in draw

Paul Walter fell agonisingly short of a maiden first-class century but his mercurial 93 ensured Essex held on to save both the game and face against Northamptonshire. Walter anchored Essex’s second innings for five-and-a-half hours before he was undone by a delivery from occasional bowler Saif Zaib needing seven runs for his ton and three … Read more

Eilidh MacLeod: Music fund in memory of terror attack victim

A fund to help young musicians has been set up in memory of a gifted 14-year-old bagpiper who died in the Manchester Arena bombing. Eilidh MacLeod, from Barra in the Outer Hebrides, was one of 22 people killed in the 2017 terror attack. The Eilidh MacLeod Memorial Trust, set up in 2018, has launched the … Read more

County Championship: Hampshire-Lancashire game ends in rain-hit draw

The family of Paul Rusesabagina, the subject of Oscar-nominated film Hotel Rwanda, have filed a $400m (£307m) lawsuit in the United States over his alleged abduction and torture. He was sentenced to 25 years for terrorism by a Rwandan court last year in what supporters called a sham trial. His family say the Rwandan government … Read more

In Pictures: Beltane fire festival returns to Edinburgh

Flames and festivities have lit up the Edinburgh skyline, with the return of the Beltane fire festival to the city’s Calton Hill. Hundreds of performers and spectators gathered at the National Monument of Scotland for the traditional celebration from Celtic folklore. The event on Saturday followed a two year absence, when it was held online … Read more

In Georgia, protests planned at salute to U.S. South’s pro-slavery past

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In Chile’s capital, a decade of drought makes grass a rare luxury

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In Nicaragua, would-be migrants learn to swim to brave deadly Rio Grande

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In Delhi suburb, some Muslims say demolitions target them unfairly India

NEW DELHI, April 21 (Reuters) – India’s Supreme Court will soon rule on whether the demolition of shops in a residential area on the outskirts of New Delhi is legal but, for Mohammed Akbar, whatever decision it makes will come too late. Authorities say they want to remove illegal stores in Jahangirpuri, where clashes broke … Read more