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Rat related call outs jump by 50%

The number of rat and mice related call outs to vermin exterminators have jumped by 50% compared to this time last year.  Rats reach sexual maturity within six weeks and a female rat can give birth to six litters of 12 pups every year.  It all means that a rat population can quickly get out

Bringing back the snack trolley is 'proving very difficult'

Irish Rail says it is “proving very difficult” to bring back the food and drink trolley on Irish trains. The catering trolley has not returned to the train service since the outbreak of the pandemic. As services gradually resumed earlier this year, Iarnród Éireann confirmed that the trolley would not be returning any time soon

Signal Hill crowned Tobago Zone Intercol champs

Sports Jelani Beckles 18 Hrs Ago - SIGNAL Secondary School won the Tiger Tanks Coca-Cola Intercol Tobago Zone title with a victory on penalties over Mason Hall Secondary at Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet on Tuesday. After regulation time the teams were tied 1-1. J Phillips gave Signal Hill the lead in the 23rd minute

Tackling crime peace by peace

Commentary Gabrielle Hosein 18 Hrs Ago - DR GABRIELLE HOSEIN WITH murders on the rise, we need to focus on efforts at peace-building that have been effective across the region. Gut reaction is for heavier policing and securitisation. Yet more manpower, firepower and armed patrols, and better surveillance and detection toward convictions, can only go

CoE hears Paria survivor’s tale: Nightmare

News Sean Douglas 18 Hrs Ago Paria diving tragedy survivor Christopher Boodram is emotional during his testimony at the commission of enquiry hearing at Tower D, International Waterfront, Port of Spain on Tuesday. - SUREASH CHOLAI CHRISTOPHER BOODRAM, the sole survivor in the Paria tragedy which claimed the lives of four divers,  gave a harrowing

Uncaring MP in Diego Martin West

Letters to the Editor Newsday 18 Hrs Ago Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley. File photo/Angelo Marcelle THE EDITOR: Our politicians appear tone-deaf and insensitive to the plight of the poor and downtrodden who daily have to deal with high food prices and exorbitant cost of living which makes a miserable existence even more unbearable. Politicians

Contrasting evidence presented in Paria CoE

News Paula Lindo 18 Hrs Ago Paria and Heritage attorneys Jason Mootoo (left ) and Senior Counsel Gilbert Peterson at the CoE into the Paria diving tragedy. - SUREASH CHOLAI There was contrasting evidence in the Paria Commission of Enquiry as lawyers sought to determine whether procedure was followed during the changing of a faulty

Inside the crime: The lost suspect sketches

One of Charles Self´s closest friends is urging Gardaí to release two suspect sketches taken by investigators over 40 years ago. In the third episode of Inside the Crime, Bill Maher said he has contacted Gardaí numerous times asking about a sketch of a man who was in the house the night Charles died. The

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