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Apple’s Jade, pictured with Jack Kennedy up, disputes favouritism with Buveur D’Air as she bids to become the fifth mare to claim Champion Hurdle glory. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Buveur D’Air and Apple’s Jade are among 14 confirmations for the Unibet Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham on Tuesday. Nicky Henderson’s dual winner Buve(...)

Tim Berners-Lee was speaking at the opening of the Web Summit conference in Lisbon, where 23 conferences are taking place across nine main stages and an estimated 1,200 speakers are expected

There is no wavering in Dublin’s opposition to proposals for an EU Digital Sales Tax, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe insisted ahead of an EU mee(...)

Tim Berners-Lee called on governments, companies and individuals to back a new “Contract for the Web” that would have “clear and tough responsibilities for those who have the power to make it better.”

Online users are seeing their rights and freedoms threatened by big tech, according to the inventor of the World Wide Web Tim Berners-Lee. With half (...)

Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave at the company’s head office in Dartry, Dublin, last month. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Enterprise Ireland has dismissed a claim by Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave that it asked client companies not to attend this year’s event, which be(...)

There is certainly plenty for attendees at Web Summit to savour with 23 conferences taking place across nine main stages

With the fuss over its future now settled, Web Summit returns to Lisbon again next week bringing along more than 70,000 attendees from 170 countries t(...)

Web Summit chief executive Paddy Cosgrave

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams, who now leads online publishing platform Medium, is among the first batch of speakers lined up for this year’s Web S(...)

Oracle founder Larry Ellison: the Republican gave $5m to Donald Trump’s rival Marco Rubio during the primaries, yet election donation records indicate he has not yet donated to Trump

Donald Trump is not the candidate of choice in Silicon Valley. I’m just back from a week in the region, and California, with its jumbo jackpot of elec(...)

More Of That ridden by Barry Geraghty clears the last fence before going on to win  at Cheltenham. Photograph: PA

More Of That could potentially follow in the hoofprints of Coneygree after maintaining his unbeaten record at Cheltenham when making it two wins from (...)

Jockey Ian Popham celebrates his victory onboard Annacotty in the Paddy Power Gold Cup Chase during day two of The Open at Cheltenham racecourse. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Ian Popham put his injury nightmares behind him after enjoying a deserved change in fortune when striking on the big stage with victory aboard Annacot(...)

Mark Walsh riding Shantou Flyer (far left) clears the last on the way to winning   The Ryman Stationary Cheltenham Business Club Novices’ Steeple Chase at Cheltenham. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Colin Bowe was thrilled to saddle his first winner at Cheltenham as Shantou Flyer lunged late to land the Ryman Stationery Cheltenham Business Club No(...)

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