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# sri-lanka - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Sri Lanka sexes up image of Ceylon tea
# Hot Tea
# Hot Tea

Sri Lanka sexes up image of Ceylon tea

May 19th 2013, 12:00 PM 7,658 Views 6 Comments

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

# sri-lanka - Friday 25 January, 2013

Sri Lanka to ban women from working as maids abroad
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka to ban women from working as maids abroad

Jan 25th 2013, 11:32 AM 10,617 Views 44 Comments

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

# sri-lanka - Sunday 13 January, 2013

VIDEO: Amazing one-handed cricket catch by Aussie carrying food and milk
# Bloody Rippa'
From The42
# Bloody Rippa'

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

Jan 13th 2013, 5:25 PM 3,498 Views 4 Comments

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

# sri-lanka - Thursday 29 November, 2012

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

Cricket: Australia's Ponting bows out on his terms

Nov 29th 2012, 1:31 PM 466 Views 0 Comments

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

# sri-lanka - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27
# Deaths
# Deaths

Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27

Nov 10th 2012, 10:50 AM 3,002 Views 0 Comments

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

# sri-lanka - Sunday 7 October, 2012

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

Samuels steers West Indies to T20 title

Oct 7th 2012, 6:30 PM 454 Views 0 Comments

West Indies prove too strong for the hosts Sri Lanka.

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

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

Oct 7th 2012, 8:50 AM 739 Views 0 Comments

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

# sri-lanka - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

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

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

Oct 3rd 2012, 10:24 AM 1,955 Views 0 Comments

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

# sri-lanka - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

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

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

Sep 18th 2012, 2:12 PM 615 Views 1 Comment

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.

# sri-lanka - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

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

Irish consistency can go a long way, says Porterfield

Sep 12th 2012, 5:52 PM 546 Views 0 Comments

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

# sri-lanka - Thursday 6 September, 2012

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

Thief to undergo surgery after swallowing €11k diamond

Sep 6th 2012, 8:57 AM 7,901 Views 30 Comments

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

# sri-lanka - Thursday 21 June, 2012

90 missing after boat carrying asylum seekers heading to Australia capsizes
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

90 missing after boat carrying asylum seekers heading to Australia capsizes

Jun 21st 2012, 5:30 PM 3,528 Views 2 Comments

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

# sri-lanka - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Mental health services inadequate, prisons below standards - Amnesty
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Mental health services inadequate, prisons below standards - Amnesty

May 24th 2012, 6:30 AM 1,456 Views 6 Comments

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.

# sri-lanka - Sunday 18 March, 2012

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

Joyce on song as Ireland prove too much for the Scots

Mar 18th 2012, 7:34 PM 397 Views 0 Comments

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

# sri-lanka - Monday 5 March, 2012

Man trying to beat "buried alive" record dies during attempt
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

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

Mar 5th 2012, 2:42 PM 13,597 Views 36 Comments

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

# sri-lanka - Monday 27 February, 2012

Mary Robinson tells UN: push for war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka
# Civil War
# Civil War

Mary Robinson tells UN: push for war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka

Feb 27th 2012, 11:34 AM 934 Views 4 Comments

The former president said today that possible crimes against humanity cannot simply be ignored.

# sri-lanka - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin killed in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin killed in Syria

Feb 22nd 2012, 12:45 PM 7,322 Views 21 Comments

A French photographer Remi Ochlik is also thought to have died in heavy shelling of a rebel stronghold in the city of Homs.

# sri-lanka - Friday 2 September, 2011

Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend

Sep 2nd 2011, 2:08 PM 408 Views 0 Comments

Ireland face a crucial Euro 2012 qualifier, the Rabodirect Pro12 begins and the All-Ireland hurling final takes place all in the coming days.

# sri-lanka - Friday 12 August, 2011

"Grease Devils" blamed for night assaults
# Grease Devil
# Grease Devil

"Grease Devils" blamed for night assaults

Aug 12th 2011, 10:45 AM 714 Views 3 Comments

Panic has gripped rural Sri Lanka and two people were killed for being suspected ‘grease devils’ this week.

# sri-lanka - Friday 8 July, 2011

Ireland's triangular series to go live online
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Ireland's triangular series to go live online

Jul 8th 2011, 11:55 AM 188 Views 0 Comments

Scottish Cricket have gotten behind the online concept, due to the lack of interest from terrestrial television stations.

# sri-lanka - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Sixty big name brands continuing to use sweatshop labour
# Sweatshops
# Sweatshops

Sixty big name brands continuing to use sweatshop labour

May 3rd 2011, 3:39 PM 153,756 Views 10 Comments

A lobby group has examined 83 factories across Indonesia, Sri Lanka and The Philippines and found “widespread violations and abuses of workers’ rights”.

# sri-lanka - Saturday 2 April, 2011

Sachin and Murali do battle for cricket's greatest prize
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Sachin and Murali do battle for cricket's greatest prize

Apr 2nd 2011, 8:30 AM 377 Views 0 Comments

Two sporting giants collide at Wankhede Stadium today when India take on Sri Lanka in the Cricket World Cup final.

# sri-lanka - Thursday 31 March, 2011

The Morning Score: Thursday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Thursday

Mar 31st 2011, 8:10 AM 151 Views 0 Comments

India book their place in the Cricket World Cup Final, the USPGA heads to Houston, and we sneak a peek at the weekly YouTube chart.

# sri-lanka - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Mar 30th 2011, 2:53 AM 184 Views 0 Comments

We reflect on a night at the Aviva, Fermanagh’s footballing turmoil continues, and freestyler Indi Cowie struts her stuff.

# sri-lanka - Saturday 19 February, 2011

Howzat? A bluffer's guide to the Cricket World Cup
# Just Not Cricket
From The42
# Just Not Cricket

Howzat? A bluffer's guide to the Cricket World Cup

Feb 19th 2011, 7:20 AM 730 Views 1 Comment

Worried that your limited knowledge of limited overs cricket will be shown up over the next six weeks? Not to worry, we’ve got all the info you’ll need to enjoy this year’s Cricket World Cup.

# sri-lanka - Wednesday 12 January, 2011

18 killed in Sri Lankan flooding
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

18 killed in Sri Lankan flooding

Jan 12th 2011, 4:05 PM 453 Views 0 Comments

Heavy monsoon rains have forced thousands from their homes and destroyed over 130,000 acres of rice fields.

# sri-lanka - Friday 17 September, 2010

Sri Lanka explosion kills 60
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka explosion kills 60

Sep 17th 2010, 10:29 AM 159 Views 0 Comments