The Prince of Wales has denounced the Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka as an “utterly barbaric attack”, as he attended a Tamil Christian church service.
Pakistan’s bowlers dominated day one against Sri Lanka as Test cricket returned to the country following a 10-year absence.
Captain Azhar Ali admits it will be an emotional moment when he leads his side out in the first Test to be held in Pakistan for over a decade.
An elder from an ancient Sri Lankan tribe has visited Scotland to collect human remains that will be returned to his homeland.
Sri Lanka’s newly-elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has sworn in as prime minister his brother and former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, capping a victorious return to power of the siblings credited with a military victory over Tamil rebels – but also implicated in human rights violations.
Sri Lanka’s new president has been sworn in and appealed to minority Tamils and Muslims who voted against him to give their support.
Sri Lanka’s former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has secured a comfortable victory in the nation’s presidential election.
Aberdeen leaders have attended a candlelit vigil for the victims of the Sri Lankan terrorist attacks.
One of the bombers behind the Sri Lankan terror attack was former UK student Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed.
A 43-year-old woman was left childless and a widow when suicide bombers launched a coordinated attack on churches and luxury hotels in and near Sri Lanka’s capital of Colombo.
The eighth Briton killed in the Sri Lankan terror attack has been described by her husband as “a conduit for bringing people together to both make things happen, and make them better”.
Sri Lanka’s president has asked for the resignations of the defence secretary and national police chief over the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 350 people.
Many of the suicide bombers who killed more than 350 people in a series of coordinated Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka were highly educated and came from middle- and upper-middle-class families, the country’s junior defence minister has said.
The Sri Lankan terror attacks, which targeted churches and hotels, killed more than 350 people, including eight Britons. They are:
Plans have been submitted to erect a statue of a north-east tea pioneer.
An elephant stranded nine miles out to sea has been rescued by the Sri Lankan Navy.