Writer and actor Eilish O’Carroll at the launch of Caherlistrane with author Mary J Murphy. Photograph: Minette Glynn

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US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on stage during a primary night rally in Concord, New Hampshire. Photograph: Getty Images

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The second season of the Serial podcast focuses on the case of Bowe Bergdahl,  a US Army soldier who was captured by the Taliban in 2010. Image: serialpodcast.org

It’s one of the most anticipated digital releases of the year, an online phenomenon so eagerly awaited that servers were reportedly bogged down by th(...)