William Gibson: coined the phrase “cyberspace” and  codified the cyberpunk aesthetic in earlier work. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he was confident Irish Water would pass the so-called market test when the European Commission examined the new structure unveiled by the Government this week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

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A pause for thought

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Sanofi said the launch of new medicines and vaccines in other fields would help mitigate its dependence on Lantus, which accounts for nearly a fifth of sales

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The Uber app: The car-sharing service got caught in a row with journalists after a senior executive Emil Michael  suggested the firm would hire people in particular to dig up dirt on PandoDaily editor Sarah Lacy.

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Lia Mills: “Everything I know about life has come from reading. Fiction is all about perspective: reading gives us an appreciation of other people’s point of view; it shows that truth is relative; it keeps language alive and teaches us about shades of meaning, how to read the world and other people”

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Intelligence failure: wreckage from the IRA bombing of Lord Mountbatten’s boat, killing him and three others, in Co Sligo in 1979. Photograph: Pat Langan

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Maria Dickenson of Dubray Books, Michael O’Brien of O’Brien Press and Keith Butler of Easons. Photograph: Christine Maguire

(...) to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the sector. Speakers at the event included Faber(...)