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RTÉ Headquarters. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Good morning. Days after the death of Gay Byrne, the dominant and outstanding figure in its history, RTÉ outlined overnight the measures it will have(...)

European authorities blamed Russian groups on Friday for disinformation campaigns designed to depress turnout and sway public opinion in last month’s European Union elections. File Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

European authorities blamed Russian groups on Friday for disinformation campaigns designed to depress turnout and sway public opinion in last month’s(...)

President Vladimir Putin dismissed the IOC’s decision to ban Russian athletes from the Pyeongchang games in South Korea as “orchestrated and politically-motivated”.  Photograph: Getty Images

What began as a grassroots online campaign featuring a schoolboy has grown into a mass hashtag protest against Russia’s exclusion from the Winter Olym(...)