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Alex Feeney and Sahas Sawant of Leinster CC. Last year 27,000 children in Ireland were introduced to the sport through its Cricket Ireland’s cricket schools programme.

Before I signed my kids up for cricket it seemed bewildering to me and I had it down as a game for panama-hat-wearing posh guys who could stand around(...)

A street vendor pushes her noodle stall in front of the popular tourist street of Khaosan Road in Bangkok. Photograph:  Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images

Thailand could be the next nation in southeast Asia to relocate its capital after prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha hinted such a move could be a “poss(...)

526 teeth: the seven-year-old boy in hospital in Chennai. Photograph: P Ravikumar/Reuters

A seven-year-old boy who had suffered occasional toothache was found to have 526 teeth in his jaw, according to surgeons in India. The hundreds of te(...)

Hafiz Saeed has been arrested in Pakistan. Photograph: KM Chaudary/AP

Pakistan authorities on Wednesday arrested Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of a four-day militant attack on the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008, on(...)

People wade through floodwaters in the Tilak Nagar area of Mumbai on Tuesday. Photograph:   Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Mumbai on Wednesday was reeling from the heaviest monsoon rains in more than a decade that flooded parts of the city and surrounding region, killing m(...)

An RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft, similar to the drone shot down over the Strait of Hormuz by an Iranian surface-to-air missile overnight on Wednesday. Photograph:AFP/Getty Images

Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after t(...)

Should Manna  secure licensing approval, it will become the guinea pig of a fledgling industry – autonomous drone flight.

The drone company that hopes to begin fast-food deliveries later this year has announced a partnership that will give customers access to more than 1,(...)

French toast: goes back a long way

French toast, by any other name, would still taste as sweet. Which is just as well because this brunch classic of bread soaked in eggs and milk, then (...)

Councillor Punam Rane: “I am coming from a very strong education background and that’s where I feel I can make a difference.”

Fingal’s first Indian-born councillor Punam Rane was amazed at getting elected at the weekend, and equally amazed at the absence of racial abuse on t(...)

Handout photo shows mountain climbers lining up to stand at the summit of Mount Everest. Photograph: Project Possible/AFP/Getty Images

Three Indian climbers died of exhaustion while descending the slopes of Mount Everest, Nepali officials said on Friday, taking to 15 the total of moun(...)

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