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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has suspended public duties to “stop and reflect” on whether to remain in the job, after a court opened a preliminary inquiry into his wife. In a statement, the Spanish leader said he urgently needed to decide “whether I should continue to lead the government or renounce this honour”. The […]

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A Sri Lankan born Brit is competing in the fourth heat of MasterChef 2024 in the UK. Global phenomenon MasterChef is back for a stellar 20th series, on BBC iPlayer and BBC One, the BBC reported. MasterChef judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace embark on an exhilarating journey across eight weeks

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Turkey’s main opposition party has claimed big election victories in the main cities of Istanbul and Ankara. The results are a significant blow for Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who had hoped to regain control of the cities less than a year after he claimed a third term as president. He led the campaign to win in […]

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Ceremonies have been taking place across the world to mark the most important festival in the Christian calendar – Easter.   Jesus was resurrected on Easter Sunday, the Bible says, days after dying on the cross on Good Friday. It is traditional for many to attend services on Saturday evening as well as on Sunday. […]

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The bodies of two people have been recovered from a red pickup truck, which was under water where the Baltimore bridge collapsed. Eight construction workers were on the bridge when a ship struck it, plunging them into the waters below. Two of the workers were rescued on the day, but the search continues for the […]

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By the time the crew of the Dali, a massive 948ft (289m) container ship, realised what was happening, it was already far too late. The vessel – at the very start of a 27-day journey from the port of Baltimore to Sri Lanka – completely lost power after leaving the port and was hurtling towards […]

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Angelo Mathews was overlooked but  Sri Lanka skipper Chamari Athapaththu was picked in England’s The Hundred draft. David Warner was among a number of big names to miss out on selection at The Hundred draft. But former Australia captain Meg Lanning will appear in the women’s competition for the first time after being drafted by […]

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Canadian police are describing the deaths of members of a Sri Lankan family, including four young children, in Ottawa as a “mass killing”. Police say the six victims were newcomers to Canada, and the youngest was less than three months old. A 19-year-old student from Sri Lanka who lived with the family has been charged […]

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A New Zealand court has ordered NZ$10m (£4.8m; $6m) in compensation to the victims of the White Island volcano disaster, where 22 people died. In December 2019, 47 people were touring the volcano when it erupted, killing nearly half of the group and gravely injuring everyone else. The firms which owned the island and operated […]

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An organiser of a “whites only” party in Sri Lanka has apologised after the event sparked a backlash online. The event’s advertisement specified a white dress code, but also had a line saying “Face control: White” – which was largely interpreted to mean the event was open only to white people. An organiser later said […]

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A group of Sri Lankan asylum seekers on an isolated British island territory have told UN investigators they feel unsafe and forgotten, as they reported sexual assaults and harassment of children, as well as self-harm and suicide attempts. Inspectors from the UN’s refugee agency visited Diego Garcia, in the Indian Ocean, to check on their […]

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Pathum Nissanka became the first Sri Lanka batter to score a double one-day international century in a 42-run win over Afghanistan in Pallekele. Nissanka’s unbeaten 210, which included 20 fours and eight sixes from 139 balls, is the joint fifth-highest individual score in ODIs. His effort eclipses Sanath Jayasuriya’s long-standing one-day mark of 189 for […]

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Sumitra Malkandi breaks down as she recounts the fateful evening in March last year when her husband was trampled to death. She was busy in the kitchen – the couple lived in a farming village in central Sri Lanka – and her husband, Thilak Kumara, was just outside feeding their cows. Then she heard an […]

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The expected arrival of a Chinese research ship in the Maldives this week has escalated tensions between Beijing, Delhi and Male. Officially, the vessel Xiang Yang Hong 3 is there to “make a port call, for rotation of personnel and replenishment”. In short, an entirely innocuous stop. But that is not how it is being […]

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Former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan has been sentenced to 10 years in jail in a case in which he was charged with leaking state secrets.The post Imran Khan sentenced to 10 years in jail for leaking state secrets appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.

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The International Cricket Council (ICC) has lifted its suspension of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) with immediate effect. SLC was suspended in November because of government interference – as the country’s ministry of sport sacked the national cricket board after poor results at the men’s World Cup. That decision was reversed by a court but the […]

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Police in Thailand have arrested a woman whose pet lion was pictured going on a joyride in the streets of Pattaya.The post Thai police to charge two including Sri Lankan over pet lion spotted cruising in Bentley appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.

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Brunei’s Prince Abdul Mateen, lauded online for his good looks and military service, has married his commoner fiancée in a 10-day royal wedding. The internet-famous prince revealed his relationship and engagement to Yang Mulia Anisha Rosnah in December. The announcement surprised many fans of the man once dubbed one of Asia’s most eligible bachelors. The […]

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The leader of South Korea’s political opposition was stabbed at a news conference in the southern port city of Busan, Yonhap news agency reports.The post South Korea opposition leader stabbed in Busan appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.

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A Sri Lankan-origin pioneer of location-tracking technology has been appointed OBE in the King's New Year Honours.The post New Year Honours 2024: Sri Lankan-origin Tracking tech pioneer is appointed OBE appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.

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A Sri Lankan born pioneer of location-tracking technology has been appointed OBE in the King’s New Year Honours. Dr Sabesan Sithamparanathan, who founded Cambridge company PervasID, devised a real-time location tracking system used by NHS trusts, hospitals, aircraft manufacturers and retailers. He is among 105 people in the East honoured for their exceptional contribution to […]

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Renowned Australian chef Bill Granger – the “godfather” of avocado toast – has died. A self-taught cook from Melbourne, Granger became a celebrated global restaurateur and food writer. He passed away in a London hospital on Christmas Day, aged 54, his wife and three daughters by his side. “He will be remembered as the ‘King […]

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BBC has reported that Police in Sri Lanka have claimed to have arrested almost 15,000 people during a week-long drive against drug traffickers across the country. The police also say the operation led to the seizure of almost 440kg of various types of narcotics, including heroin. Local media

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The family of the Sri Lankan student Oshada Jayasundera who was fatally struck by a car during a police chase say they "hope for justice to prevail".The post Family of Sri Lankan student killed in police chase in United Kingdom call for justice appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.

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