• GR unveils manifesto for a ‘prosperous SL’ (Daily FT)
  • PM at civil society vigil to mark their triumph over Oct constitutional coup (The Island)
  • Photo break (Daily Mirror)
  • Catch me if you can! (Daily Mirror)
  • Intelligence failures leading to terror attacks may be connected to Constitutional crisis: PSC (Daily FT)
  • Navy, STF detect banned glyphosate in Vavuniya (The Island)
  • Finance

  • Mobitel unveils iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max (Daily FT)
  • Flood warnings for Kelani and Kalu, sea to be rough (Republic Next)
  • CSE’s turnover influenced by stable financial market (The Island)
  • SLT Fibre to power Green Land Residencies (Daily FT)
  • Mobitel unveils iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max; pre order available from 25th October (The Island)
  • Allianz opens new customer care centre in Borella (Daily FT)
  • Opinion

  • Rationalise this extravagant election carnival (Daily FT)
  • Sirisena’s presidential scorecard (Daily Mirror)
  • Spin-doctors distorting heritage of journalism (Daily Mirror)
  • An October Event (Colombo Telegraph)
  • No Protection Of The Constitution: No Law, No Elections (Colombo Telegraph)
  • A new president (Daily FT)
  • World

  • Deadly protests sweep Iraq as masses demand reform (BBC News)
  • Deadly unrest reflects Ethiopia’s discontent (Deutsche Welle)
  • US Muslim schoolgirl runner disqualified for hijab (BBC News)
  • US to deploy troops in northern Syria to protect oil fields (Deutsche Welle)
  • The 77 Percent – What should Africa do with people who leave but are forced to return? (Deutsche Welle)
  • Tiny species of beetle named after Greta Thunberg (Deutsche Welle)
  • Climate

  • First Solar bounces back from slump expanding production and workforce in Ohio (IEEFA)
  • Warming waters, local differences in oceanography affect Gulf of Maine lobster population (Science Daily)
  • Not all plants are good for you (Science Daily)
  • Climate change is forcing butterflies and moths to adapt – but some species can’t (The Conversation)
  • Sport

  • ‘We’ll show New Zealand who we are in semi-final’ says Courtney Lawes (The Guardian)
  • Southampton v Leicester – team news and build-up (BBC Sport)
  • England tour dates for Sri Lanka 2020 announced (Cricinfo)
  • Lewis Hamilton starts Mexican GP weekend fastest in practice (BBC Sport)
  • Further reading

  • Raymond Tallis: what is extended mind? (Aeon)
  • The meaning to life? A Darwinian existentialist has his answers (Aeon)
  • This Year’s Outwin Winners Challenge the Conventions of Portraiture (Smithsonian)
  • Alfred Stieglitz’s Art Journal (Jstor)
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