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From TheJournal.ie 207 people killed and hundreds injured after explosions strike hotels and churches in Sri Lanka Colombo

207 people killed and hundreds injured after explosions strike hotels and churches in Sri Lanka

Eight people have now been arrested over the attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Ian Paisley under pressure again for undeclared family holiday to Maldives DUP

Ian Paisley under pressure again for undeclared family holiday to Maldives

BBC Spotlight Northern Ireland travelled to the Maldives to investigate the claims against the North Antrim MP.

From TheJournal.ie One dead in Sri Lanka shooting as constitutional crisis erupts into violence Violence

One dead in Sri Lanka shooting as constitutional crisis erupts into violence

Police said bodyguards for a Sri Lankan cabinet minister allied to Wickremesinghe opened fire inside a government ministry.

From TheJournal.ie Northern parties contemplating anti-Brexit alliance to oust Ian Paisley Jr Coalition Of The Willing

Northern parties contemplating anti-Brexit alliance to oust Ian Paisley Jr

The controversial DUP MP is currently the subject of a holiday expenses scandal involving the government of Sri Lanka.

From TheJournal.ie Ian Paisley Jr has been suspended from the House of Commons and the DUP Fighting On

Ian Paisley Jr has been suspended from the House of Commons and the DUP

The suspension follows Paisley’s failure to declare two family holidays that were paid for by the Sri Lankan government.

From TheJournal.ie Ian Paisley Jr suspended from House of Commons over paid Sri Lanka trips with his family Ceylon Farewell

Ian Paisley Jr suspended from House of Commons over paid Sri Lanka trips with his family

The trips included ‘business-class air travel and helicopter flights’.

From TheJournal.ie 'Animals': Buddhist monks who attacked Rohingya refugees slammed Sri Lanka

'Animals': Buddhist monks who attacked Rohingya refugees slammed

The 31 Rohingya refugees were rescued by the Sri Lankan navy five months ago after they were found drifting in a boat off the island’s northern coast.

From TheJournal.ie Man caught at Sri Lankan airport with a kilogramme of gold hidden in his rectum Colombo

Man caught at Sri Lankan airport with a kilogramme of gold hidden in his rectum

The man is reportedly a courier for an organised smuggling ring.

From TheJournal.ie A British journalist was killed by a crocodile while holidaying in Sri Lanka Lagoon

A British journalist was killed by a crocodile while holidaying in Sri Lanka

Paul McLean was on a beach and it’s believed he stumbled into an area infested with crocodiles.

From TheJournal.ie Ian Paisley Jr to refer himself to Westminster standards office after newspaper article Daily Telegraph

Ian Paisley Jr to refer himself to Westminster standards office after newspaper article

The Daily Telegraph claimed Paisley did not declare gifts received from a foreign government.

From The42 Sri Lanka bowler in 'stable condition' in Dublin hospital after falling ill during Ireland game Get Well Soon

Sri Lanka bowler in 'stable condition' in Dublin hospital after falling ill during Ireland game

Shaminda Eranga experienced heart discomfort during yesterday’s ODI in Malahide.

From The42 Ireland face daunting chase as they go in search of elusive home win Latest

Ireland face daunting chase as they go in search of elusive home win

John Bracewell’s side are in action against Sri Lanka today.

From TheJournal.ie Beyoncé's clothing range is made by 'sweatshop labourers paid 55c an hour' Ivy Park

Beyoncé's clothing range is made by 'sweatshop labourers paid 55c an hour'

Topshop says Ivy Park has a “rigorous ethical trading programme”.

From TheJournal.ie 179 children taken out of school by parents over rumours one boy is HIV-positive Sri Lanka

179 children taken out of school by parents over rumours one boy is HIV-positive

The rumours emerged after the boy’s father died of tuberculosis and kidney failure.

From TheJournal.ie This man built his own vanity international airport... Vanity Case

This man built his own vanity international airport...

And now it’s being used to store rice after airlines abandoned it in their droves.

From TheJournal.ie Detectives appeal for info on 1996 murder of sex worker in Dublin Belinda Pereira

Detectives appeal for info on 1996 murder of sex worker in Dublin

Gardaí believe people may have information relevant to their investigations.

Fish rainfall surprises residents of Sri Lankan village

It’s raining fish! Hallelujah, it’s raining fish…

From The42 Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 79 runs at Clontarf Howzat?

Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 79 runs at Clontarf

The two-match series concludes in Dublin on Thursday,

From The42 Ireland's Joyce hoping for another century as Sri Lanka come to town Cricket

Ireland's Joyce hoping for another century as Sri Lanka come to town

Phil Simmons’ side face the World Twenty20 champions in Clontarf this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Sri Lanka says 'No' to casinos over prostitution fears Gambling

Sri Lanka says 'No' to casinos over prostitution fears

Australian gambling mogul James Packer is involved in the plans to build three super-luxury resorts, complete with casinos.

From TheJournal.ie British woman to be deported from Sri Lanka for her Buddha tattoo Deemed Offensive

British woman to be deported from Sri Lanka for her Buddha tattoo

The majority Buddhist nation is highly sensitive to perceived insults to the religion.

From The42 Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games ODI

Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games

There are plenty of familiar faces in Phil Simmons’ squad.

From The42 Ireland's cricketers to play Sri Lanka in Dublin ODI

Ireland's cricketers to play Sri Lanka in Dublin

The two one-day internationals will take place in May.

14 ways Rob the tiny squirrel won over the internet

14 ways Rob the tiny squirrel won over the internet

We all need a little Rob in our lives.

From TheJournal.ie Sri Lanka sexes up image of Ceylon tea Hot Tea

Sri Lanka sexes up image of Ceylon tea

Irish tea drinkers, note: the beverage can give you “an edge in the bedroom”, apparently.

From TheJournal.ie Sri Lanka to ban women from working as maids abroad Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka to ban women from working as maids abroad

The move follows the beheading of a 17-year-old Sri Lankan nanny in Saudi Arabia.

From The42 VIDEO: Amazing one-handed cricket catch by Aussie carrying food and milk Bloody Rippa' This post contains videos

VIDEO: Amazing one-handed cricket catch by Aussie carrying food and milk

The Australian Cricket Board should track this bloke down before The Ashes.

From The42 Cricket: Australia's Ponting bows out on his terms Reflections

Cricket: Australia's Ponting bows out on his terms

Almost exactly 17 years since his debut, the 37-year-old is retiring from Test cricket.

From TheJournal.ie Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27 Deaths

Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27

The deaths occurred as a shoot-out raged between inmates and prison officers.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here’s nine things to know before you start your day.

From The42 Samuels steers West Indies to T20 title ICC World Twenty20

Samuels steers West Indies to T20 title

West Indies prove too strong for the hosts Sri Lanka.

From The42 World Twenty 20 Final: Flamboyant Windies aim to blast past tricky Sri Lankans Master Blasters

World Twenty 20 Final: Flamboyant Windies aim to blast past tricky Sri Lankans

While the tournament hosts have fought tenaciously to reach the final, the West Indies’ flair has certainly won over the neutrals.

From The42 Sri Lankan police arrest women found socialising in hotel room of West Indies cricket stars After Hours

Sri Lankan police arrest women found socialising in hotel room of West Indies cricket stars

The incident comes a week after man broke into the room of two Australian cricketers and offered them sex.

From The42 Explainer: everything you need to know about the World T20 cricket tournament World T20

Explainer: everything you need to know about the World T20 cricket tournament

Worried that your limited knowledge of limited-overs cricket will be exposed? Here’s everything you need to know to get you through the next three weeks.

From The42 Irish consistency can go a long way, says Porterfield World T20

Irish consistency can go a long way, says Porterfield

Ireland’s cricketers are confident that they can beat anyone when the World T20 begins in Sri Lanka next week.

Thief to undergo surgery after swallowing €11k diamond

The Chinese man swallowed the gem after asking the owner of a Sri Lankan stall if he could take a closer look.

From TheJournal.ie 90 missing after boat carrying asylum seekers heading to Australia capsizes Indonesia

90 missing after boat carrying asylum seekers heading to Australia capsizes

The boat, which is thought to be from Sri Lanka, was on its way to the Australian territory of Christmas Island.

From TheJournal.ie Mental health services inadequate, prisons below standards - Amnesty Human Rights This post contains videos

Mental health services inadequate, prisons below standards - Amnesty

In its annual report on the state of human rights in the world, the organisation also said that the UN Security Council had not shown the same courage as those who had participated in the Arab Spring.

From The42 Joyce on song as Ireland prove too much for the Scots ICC World Twenty20

Joyce on song as Ireland prove too much for the Scots

They remain on track for Twenty20 qualification after winning by 17 wickets in Dubai today.

From TheJournal.ie Man trying to beat "buried alive" record dies during attempt Sri Lanka

Man trying to beat "buried alive" record dies during attempt

The man, who was 24 years of age, died after spending less than a day underground.

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