International: Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle

Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle for her wedding to Prince Harry after her father pulled out of the ceremony.

Ms Markle ended days of speculation on Thursday as she confirmed her father Thomas Markle Sr, 73, would not be present at the service following a heart operation.

Her mother Doria Ragland had been widely tipped to stand in for her ex-husband and walk Harry's bride down the aisle at St George's Chapel, Windsor, on Saturday.

Lawyer soaked with beer

A lawyer representing six members of Pan Trinbago’s central executive who were ousted from the organisation last month, yesterday sought to stop an alleged move by the organisation to hold a special convention.

As members of the organisation gathered at the Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) Hall in Port-of-Spain yesterday, attorney Farid Scoon arrived to serve them with an injunction granted by High Court Judge Ronnie Boodoosingh two weeks ago.

WASA seeking to restore water in San Juan around 10 pm tonight

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of San Juan served by the Bagatelle Booster Station, who are currently without a supply that this is as a result of mechanical problems being experienced at the station.

WASA says repairs to the booster are currently underway and is expected to be completed by 10 pm tonight - Thursday 17th May 2018.

Areas to be affected include:

Laventille Road Febeau Village

Bagatelle Road Moses Ave

Sunshine Avenue Hazel Street

Upper Shende Street Ext. Sou Sou Lands

"Marijuana cured my cancer"

Marijuana has long been used to treat cancer cells and when Ms Patsy (not her real name) was diagnosed with inoperable cervical cancer she decided to take some advice and treat the cancer with marijuana.

After buying a few ounces of the herb, Patsy soaked the marijuana buds in alcohol and boiled it for 20 minutes in a rice cooker. Daily doses, she believes caused her cancer to go into remission.