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Mauricio Pochettino calls for patience with Tottenham and England star Dele Alli

Mauricio Pochettino calls for patience with Tottenham and England star Dele Alli

Sports
Mauricio Pochettino wants to help Dele Alli by starting him against Barnsley in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday but has called for patience with the Tottenham midfielder.Alli has endured a turbulent start to the season. The 21-year-old is waiting to discover whether FIFA will hand him an international ban for the one-fingered gesture he made during England's win over Slovakia earlier this month.He is already serving a three-match suspension in the Champions League, therefore missing Tottenham's win over Borussia Dortmund last week, while off the pitch the youngster is reportedly negotiating a change of agent.Two goals against Burnley and Newcastle made for an encouraging start to the campaign but Alli's form has dipped and he was particularly disappointing in Saturday's goalless draw against Sw...
'Dangerous' Hurricane Maria now a category four

'Dangerous' Hurricane Maria now a category four

World
Hurricane Maria has intensified into an "extremely dangerous" category four storm as it bears down on the Caribbean, according to forecasters.With maximum sustained winds of 130mph, the National Hurricane Centre says the storm is growing in strength as it approaches land.The eye of Maria is expected to pass near the island of Dominica on Monday evening - and hurricane warnings have been issued.There are also fears that territories battered by Hurricane Irma could face further destruction.Up to 51cm (20 inches) of rain could drench the British and US Virgin Islands on Wednesday night, as well as Puerto Rico and the Leeward Islands.Forecasters have warned these conditions could cause life-threatening floods and mudslides, and there is also a risk of a "dangerous storm surge accompanied by la...
Companies need to furnish new staff details online to EPFO from October

Companies need to furnish new staff details online to EPFO from October

Finance
NEW DELHI: The formal sector employers will be required to intimate about the details of their new employees online to retirement fund body EPFO from October 1, 2017, an EPFO official said today.The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has decided to do away with filing of Form-9, a declaration by a person (employee) taking up employment in an establishment in which Employees' Pension Scheme is in force, a senior official said.This Form-9 is filed by the formal sector employers manually at present to intimate about their new employees.The body has taken this step in the wake of rapid computerisation in EPFO as an initiative towards Electronic Paper Free Organisation.The official said that since employee master (roll) is available in the system containing all relevant details of th...
What to know about the new BRCA genetic mutation test

What to know about the new BRCA genetic mutation test

Health
A new genetic testing kit that hits the market today is the most affordable, and arguably one of the simplest, ways for women to find out if they have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Here is what women should know about BRCA gene mutation testing, including how it works, who should actually consider getting it and the new convenient test that one woman already credits for helping detect her cancer early. The two BRCA genes (BRCA1 and BRCA2) normally help protect women from cancer, however, some women may have mutations to their BRCA genes, which can actually lead to cancer, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If untreated, women with a BRCA gene mutation are seven times more likely to get breast cancer, and 30 times more likely to get ovaria...
Ryanair publishes full list of cancellations

Ryanair publishes full list of cancellations

Business
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceRyanair has published full details of which of its flights are being cancelled between now and 28 October.Customers whose flights have been axed will also receive an email, chief executive Michael O'Leary has said.The budget airline is cancelling 40-50 flights every day for the next six weeks, after it admitted it had "messed up" the planning of pilot holidays.Mr O'Leary said most people would be transferred to an alternative Ryanair flight on the same day.If not, they would be moved to flights the day before or the day after, and the airline would meet its obligations over compensation.Details of all the cancelled flights are available on the Ryanair website. More than 200 of the cancelled flights are either into or out of London Stansted, with ...