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The European Medicines Agency said that blood clots are a rare side-effect of the AstraZeneca vaccine but that its benefits in protecting against the virus outweighed the risk and that there was no evidence to justify limiting the administration of the vaccine to specific age groups. Photograph: Lennart Preiss/ AFP via Getty Images

The latest guidance from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) on AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine, while bringing useful clarification to the issues invo(...)

The Young Offenders with Chris Walley, Hilary Rose and Alex Murphy was a BBC Three commission in association with RTÉ. Photograph: Vico Films/BBC

In a sign that nobody knows anything, least of all the people who run massive media organisations, the BBC has decided that BBC Three should be a prop(...)

Bank of Ireland has almost 260 branches.

The Financial Services Union (FSU) wrote to TDs on Friday seeking their support to push for a moratorium on bank branch closures amid the Covid-19 pan(...)

The aftermath of the bombing of the North Strand by the Luftwaffe, 1941

Irish civilians who were killed during the second World War will be recognised as Commonwealth casualties and included on a roll of honour. Fifty-two(...)

EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier leaves a hotel on his way to a conference centre in central London on Friday as talks continue on a trade deal between the EU and the UK. Photograph: Tolga Akmen / AFP

France has warned that it will veto any trade deal between the EU and UK unless it meets its requirements as talks intensified in London to try to sea(...)

Recently, both Google and Facebook have moved to fund initiatives to offer different forms of support to publishers. Last month, Google announced it would steer $1 billion towards publishers over three years, to pay for news offered in its new Google News Showcase. File photograph: Getty

If you are a Facebook user, chances are you get some of your news each week from stories in your newsfeed. About half of Irish people aged 18-44 say (...)

Under the ‘country of origin’ principle, a broadcaster with a licence in any EU state can broadcast into any other EU market. Photograph: iStock.

The broadcasting regulator is in talks with two UK-licensed broadcasters about obtaining new European Union licences after Brexit, but a hoped-for int(...)

Under the “country of origin” principle in EU media law, a broadcaster with a licence in any EU state can broadcast into any other EU market.  Photograph: iStock.

The Irish broadcasting regulator has received its first licence application from a UK-based broadcaster that wants to keep its access to viewers in th(...)

Fyffes faced outright expulsion last week, but Ethical Trading Initiative has decided to give the new talks a chance. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Dublin-based tropical fruits company Fyffes has secured a reprieve from being expelled from an influential ethical body as the firm and its new Japane(...)

Diane does not look like someone who would drug your venison chilli. She sits on a San Francisco patio, her dewy blue eyes lucid, her blonde, subtly a(...)

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