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# mauritius - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Grounded oil tanker off Mauritius coast splits and leaks more diesel near protected areas
# MV Wakashio
# MV Wakashio

Grounded oil tanker off Mauritius coast splits and leaks more diesel near protected areas

Aug 15th 2020, 6:59 PM 42,190 Views 14 Comments

The country’s government is under pressure to explain why the ship was not emptied of its fuel.

# mauritius - Friday 22 November, 2019

'Illegal colonial occupant': UK criticised for ignoring UN deadline to return territory to Mauritius
# British Colonialism
# British Colonialism

'Illegal colonial occupant': UK criticised for ignoring UN deadline to return territory to Mauritius

Nov 22nd 2019, 12:57 PM 18,789 Views 21 Comments

Britain separated the Chagos Islands from its colony Mauritius more than 50 years ago.

# mauritius - Monday 25 February, 2019

Britain should give up control of Chagos Islands 'as rapidly as possible' - UN court
# Indian Ocean Territory
# Indian Ocean Territory

Britain should give up control of Chagos Islands 'as rapidly as possible' - UN court

Feb 25th 2019, 11:03 PM 33,377 Views 36 Comments

The International Court of Justice said in a legal opinion that Britain had illegally split the islands from Mauritius.

# mauritius - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Hindu chef unfairly dismissed after going on prayer leave after his dad died
# Work Relations Commission
# Work Relations Commission

Hindu chef unfairly dismissed after going on prayer leave after his dad died

May 23rd 2017, 4:31 PM 19,118 Views 44 Comments

The chef was required to mourn for 40 days.

# mauritius - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

John McAreavey offers €50,000 reward in Mauritius for information on his wife's murder
# Searching For Answers
# Searching For Answers

John McAreavey offers €50,000 reward in Mauritius for information on his wife's murder

Apr 4th 2017, 12:11 PM 25,749 Views 12 Comments

McAreavey has travelled to Mauritius in an attempt to kickstart the investigation into his wife’s murder on their honeymoon in 2011.

# mauritius - Monday 3 April, 2017

Michaela McAreavey case is not closed, says prosecutor
# Mauritius
# Mauritius

Michaela McAreavey case is not closed, says prosecutor

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:08 AM 15,633 Views 22 Comments

The Director of Public Prosecutions in Mauritius has said the investigation continues, in advance of his meeting with Michaela’s husband next Monday.

# mauritius - Monday 21 December, 2015

Retired policeman held after fake bomb found on Air France plane
# Questioning
# Questioning

Retired policeman held after fake bomb found on Air France plane

Dec 21st 2015, 12:25 PM 13,509 Views 18 Comments

The plane carrying 459 passengers was flying to Paris yesterday when it had to divert to Kenya over the bomb scare.

# mauritius - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Family of Michaela McAreavey has heard 'new developments' in murder investigation
# Michaela
# Michaela

Family of Michaela McAreavey has heard 'new developments' in murder investigation

Sep 9th 2014, 9:34 PM 25,475 Views 5 Comments

Mauritian media reports say new evidence could mean a reopened case “within days.”

# mauritius - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Judo World Cup gold for Kearney while Thompson and Fleming also medal
# Full Set
From The42
# Full Set

Judo World Cup gold for Kearney while Thompson and Fleming also medal

Nov 9th 2013, 10:40 PM 2,189 Views 1 Comment

It’s been a profitable trip to Mauritius for Irish Judoka.

# mauritius - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Michaela McAreavey: Mauritius Supreme Court to hear civil case against Lux Hotel
# Michaela
# Michaela

Michaela McAreavey: Mauritius Supreme Court to hear civil case against Lux Hotel

Oct 17th 2013, 11:00 PM 20,009 Views 26 Comments

The Harte and McAreavey families are suing for €1.4 million.

# mauritius - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Mauritius editor convicted over Michaela murder photos
# Michaela McAreavey
# Michaela McAreavey

Mauritius editor convicted over Michaela murder photos

May 29th 2013, 2:06 PM 13,402 Views 7 Comments

The Sunday Times editor Imraan Hosany says he will appeal the prosecution.

# mauritius - Friday 1 March, 2013

PSNI in Mauritius to assist in Michaela McAreavey investigation
# Michaela
# Michaela

PSNI in Mauritius to assist in Michaela McAreavey investigation

Mar 1st 2013, 11:39 AM 6,117 Views 8 Comments

The three detectives are in Mauritius for a week to help local authorities with their continued investigation into her death.

# mauritius - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Prehistoric Indian Ocean mini-continent found
# Mauritia
# Mauritia

Prehistoric Indian Ocean mini-continent found

Feb 24th 2013, 7:35 PM 15,071 Views 34 Comments

Scientists have dubbed the slab ‘Mauritia’, as it was found under the island of Mauritius.

# mauritius - Friday 28 December, 2012

Mauritian police won't confirm reports of new suspect in Michaela murder probe
# Michaela
# Michaela

Mauritian police won't confirm reports of new suspect in Michaela murder probe

Dec 28th 2012, 11:10 AM 6,774 Views 6 Comments

Police reopened their investigation into the Tyrone woman’s death in January 2011 following the acquittal of two men accused of her murder earlier this year.

# mauritius - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Bishop John McAreavey takes break for "personal renewal"
# Sabbatical
# Sabbatical

Bishop John McAreavey takes break for "personal renewal"

Nov 13th 2012, 12:04 PM 6,952 Views 9 Comments

The Bishop is the uncle to John McAreavey, whose wife Michaela was murdered while on honeymoon in Mauritius in January 2011.

# mauritius - Thursday 1 November, 2012

GAA fans gear up to support Michaela Foundation
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

GAA fans gear up to support Michaela Foundation

Nov 1st 2012, 1:19 PM 8,296 Views 4 Comments

The specially commissioned jersey designed for next Saturday’s charity match, in memory of the Tyrone woman who died tragically last year, has been a hit with fans.

# mauritius - Friday 21 September, 2012

'She talked about God's plan - even in football': John McAreavey on Michaela's faith
# Michaela
# Michaela

'She talked about God's plan - even in football': John McAreavey on Michaela's faith

Sep 21st 2012, 4:21 PM 10,384 Views 44 Comments

The husband of the tragic schoolteacher made the comments on a DVD just released by the Catholic Church.

# mauritius - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Mauritian government wants new director for its forensic science lab
# Michaela
# Michaela

Mauritian government wants new director for its forensic science lab

Aug 29th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,920 Views 5 Comments

The advertising of the position comes in the wake of criticism of DNA collection by authorities during the Michaela McAreavey murder trial.

# mauritius - Sunday 19 August, 2012

# mauritius - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

# mauritius - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Michaela McAreavey: fresh investigation gets underway
# Michaela
# Michaela

Michaela McAreavey: fresh investigation gets underway

Jul 24th 2012, 10:02 AM 4,288 Views 9 Comments

A new police team has been put together and said that one of its first tasks will be to interview people who were near the McAreavey’s hotel room just before the murder.

# mauritius - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Photos: 70 girls perform at The Michaela Foundation Summer Camp closing ceremony
# Michaela Foundation
# Michaela Foundation

Photos: 70 girls perform at The Michaela Foundation Summer Camp closing ceremony

Jul 21st 2012, 12:00 PM 8,546 Views 15 Comments

Michaela McAreavey’s family say they organised the summer camp to commemorate her memory and pass her values on to the next generation.

# mauritius - Friday 20 July, 2012

Michaela photos: Irish ambassador meets Mauritian ministers to report concerns
# Michaela
# Michaela

Michaela photos: Irish ambassador meets Mauritian ministers to report concerns

Jul 20th 2012, 8:53 PM 3,947 Views 8 Comments

Brendan McMahon relayed Ireland’s concerns over the investigation into Michaela McAreavey’s murder, and the recent trial.

# mauritius - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Martin McGuinness disagrees with 'perverse' Michaela trial verdict
# Michaela
# Michaela

Martin McGuinness disagrees with 'perverse' Michaela trial verdict

Jul 19th 2012, 8:54 AM 5,094 Views 63 Comments

The North’s deputy first minister is meeting with the Mauritian high commissioner in London today to discuss the case.

# mauritius - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Michaela death: Mauritius PM invites Gardaí, PSNI to investigate
# Michaela
# Michaela

Michaela death: Mauritius PM invites Gardaí, PSNI to investigate

Jul 17th 2012, 10:05 PM 8,370 Views 20 Comments

Navin Ramgoolam tells the BBC that police from both sides of the Irish border will be invited to investigate the murder.

Poll: Do you support a boycott of Mauritius?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support a boycott of Mauritius?

Jul 17th 2012, 9:41 AM 18,077 Views 131 Comments

A travel agent in Donegal is no longer selling holidays to Mauritius and some are calling for a boycott of the Indian Ocean island. What do you think?

Irish investigation into Michaela murder not ruled out
# Michaela
# Michaela

Irish investigation into Michaela murder not ruled out

Jul 17th 2012, 7:49 AM 3,578 Views 31 Comments

The Tánaiste said the government will convey a ‘strong protest’ to the Mauritian government about what appears to be the leaking of the photographs.

# mauritius - Monday 16 July, 2012

Mauritian government condemns "outrageous" photos of Michaela crime scene
# Michaela
# Michaela

Mauritian government condemns "outrageous" photos of Michaela crime scene

Jul 16th 2012, 8:42 PM 10,133 Views 32 Comments

Mauritius describes the leaked photos as “outrageous” as Eamon Gilmore meets his ambassador to convey Ireland’s protests.

Newspaper images could hinder Michaela inquiry - lawyer
# Michaela
# Michaela

Newspaper images could hinder Michaela inquiry - lawyer

Jul 16th 2012, 8:44 AM 9,232 Views 36 Comments

The McAreavey family lawyer in Mauritius said the publication of images from the crime scene could hinder further inquiries or the prospect of another trial.

# mauritius - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Govt to make formal complaint over pictures of Michaela crime scene
# Michaela
# Michaela

Govt to make formal complaint over pictures of Michaela crime scene

Jul 15th 2012, 2:16 PM 28,270 Views 127 Comments

Pictures from the crime scene where Michaela McAreavey was killed last year have been published in a Mauritian newspaper today with the Taoiseach saying that a formal complaint will now be made to the Mauritian government.

# mauritius - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Michaela: FG MEP rows back on call for Irish tourists to boycott Mauritius
# Michaela
# Michaela

Michaela: FG MEP rows back on call for Irish tourists to boycott Mauritius

Jul 14th 2012, 2:24 PM 11,404 Views 72 Comments

Seán Kelly had urged Irish people to stay away from Mauritius in the wake of the not guilty verdict but told TheJournal.ie that he would change that view if the investigation continues.

Michaela McAreavey: New trial "a possibility"
# Mcareavey Trial
# Mcareavey Trial

Michaela McAreavey: New trial "a possibility"

Jul 14th 2012, 12:37 PM 5,353 Views 22 Comments

The Director of Public Prosecutions in Mauritius said he was surprised at the verdict and that he was not discarding the possibility of a new trial.

# mauritius - Friday 13 July, 2012

Michaela McAreavey trial: Accused may sue police
# Michaela
# Michaela

Michaela McAreavey trial: Accused may sue police

Jul 13th 2012, 8:56 AM 8,530 Views 32 Comments

The lawyer for Avinash Treebhoowoon also expressed sympathy for the Irish honeymooner’s family.

Not guilty: Ireland reacts to Michaela McAreavey trial verdict
# Michaela
# Michaela

Not guilty: Ireland reacts to Michaela McAreavey trial verdict

Jul 13th 2012, 7:30 AM 10,262 Views 35 Comments

A ‘boycott Mauritius’ campaign was spontaneously started on Twitter last night.

Michaela McAreavey murder trial: the major talking points
# Michaela
# Michaela

Michaela McAreavey murder trial: the major talking points

Jul 13th 2012, 6:00 AM 24,403 Views 28 Comments

TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the two-month trial, recapping the key moments of a case that has captivated a local audience and devastated two Irish families.

# mauritius - Thursday 12 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Jul 12th 2012, 8:06 PM 8,534 Views 2 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Michaela McAreavey trial verdict: two accused found not guilty
# Verdict
# Verdict

Michaela McAreavey trial verdict: two accused found not guilty

Jul 12th 2012, 3:41 PM 28,697 Views 168 Comments

Sandip Moonea and Avinash Treebhoowoon were acquited by the nine-member jury of killing the 27-year-old on her honeymoon in Mauritius.

# mauritius - Monday 9 July, 2012

Michaela murder trial: defence says 'real culprits' are still at large
# Michaela
# Michaela

Michaela murder trial: defence says 'real culprits' are still at large

Jul 9th 2012, 7:12 PM 4,838 Views 0 Comments

One of the defence lawyers said that the investigation in Michaela McAreavey’s murder should be reopened.

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