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#Colombo

# colombo - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

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.

# colombo - Monday 10 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge US comedian Rob Delaney mocked an excellent Gerry Adams typo on Twitter Inspector Cluscoe

US comedian Rob Delaney mocked an excellent Gerry Adams typo on Twitter

The perils of being a politician.

# colombo - Saturday 26 April, 2014

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.

# colombo - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27

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

# colombo - Monday 24 September, 2012

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v West Indies, World Twenty20 Cricket Over-by-over

As it happened: Ireland v West Indies, World Twenty20 Cricket

It’s raining in Sri Lanka too, you know. Here’s our over-by-over report as Ireland looked to keep their tournament alive against the West Indies.

From The42 World T20: Porterfield backs himself to lead Irish challenge World T20

World T20: Porterfield backs himself to lead Irish challenge

Ireland and the West Indies meet in a Super 8 eliminator match on Monday afternoon in Colombo.

# colombo - Thursday 13 September, 2012

From The42 Ireland cruise past Zimbabwe in T20 warm-up World T20

Ireland cruise past Zimbabwe in T20 warm-up

Ireland’s cricketers beat Zimbabwe by a comfortable 54 runs in Colombo on Thursday morning.

# colombo - Thursday 6 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Thief to undergo surgery after swallowing €11k diamond Rumbled

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.

# colombo - Monday 5 March, 2012

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.