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 Patrik Schick of the Czech Republic celebrates after scoring the first of his two goals in the victory over Scotland at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland. Photograph:  Andy Buchanan/Pool/Getty Images

Hands up: how many of you thought Patrik Schick’s shot was heading for the Shetland Islands? Same here. Just the 49.7 metres from goal, if the fella d(...)

Montrose market: In 2017, RTÉ yielded a gross price of €107.5 million and a net gain of €78.5 million from the sale of 8.64 acres. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Should RTÉ keep its “citadel” in Donnybrook? Variants of this question pop up now and again, but it doesn’t take much imagination to see why they mig(...)

Irish DJ Annie Mac: it’s ‘hard to articulate’ what her BBC Radio 1 job ‘has meant to me’. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty

Annie Mac is to leave BBC Radio 1 after 17 years. The Irish presenter – full name Annie Macmanus – presents the new-music show Future Sounds on weekda(...)

People standing outside Buckingham Palace following the death of Prince Philip. Photograph: EPA

The BBC’s coverage of the death of Britain’s Duke of Edinburgh has drawn 110,000 complaints, the highest number ever published in the UK about televis(...)

One of the BBC’s biggest dramas – Line of Duty, with Vicky McClure (left) and series-six guest star Kelly Macdonald – is filmed in Belfast. Image: BBC/World Productions/Steffan Hill

The BBC will proceed with plans to upgrade its broadcast centre in Belfast and Newsnight will sometimes be presented from the city as part of a decent(...)

Mark Thompson, former chief executive of The New York Times, BBC director-general and Channel 4 boss. Photograph: Roberto Ricciuti/Getty Images

“The last newspaper has just gone into the wood stove,” says Mark Thompson, self-described news junkie, erstwhile BBC director-general and up until re(...)

Bon appetit: just one butterflied turkey breast should feed four to six people, depending how large the breast is and what else you are serving with it. Photograph: iStock

For many of us, Christmas is one of the few times we cook for a large group of people. Of course, this year that group will most likely be smaller, bu(...)

Sky Sports Golf presenter, Sarah Stirk, during the third round of the Trophee du Hassan II at Golf du Palais Royal in Agadir, Morocco. Photo: Warren Little/Getty Images

Fate has a way of tossing you a curve ball and, for Sarah Stirk, who’d grown up dreaming of life as a professional tennis player, an injury in her lat(...)

Prof Ludwig Mühlhausen was a professor of Celtic studies at Berlin University and a Nazi spy. Photograph: BBC

It could be a story from a spy novel: the German scholar who claimed to be learning Irish in Donegal but who was instead an “enthusiastic” Nazi secret(...)

HB’s Golly Bar was renamed the Giant Bar, and given new packaging, in 1992

If proof were needed that systemic racism hides in plain sight, it’s right there on our supermarket shelves. Mars is removing the image of a black fa(...)

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