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# Newspapers

Last year
# budget 2023
VAT on newspapers likely to be abolished, Taoiseach indicates
Government discussions about slashing the VAT rate are underway.
# Royal Family
'His final disgrace': British newspapers react to Prince Andrew settling sex assault lawsuit
The amount to be paid to Virginia Giuffre and her charity exceeds £12 million (over €14 million), according to reports.
All time
Larry Donnelly: 'Who the f*** reads newspapers?' Society would be better off if young people did
Worrying stats show how little interest young people have in the news, writes Larry Donnelly – but this is bad for all of us.
# Apology
Former MEP Dana's brother agrees settlement in defamation cases
Both newspapers have apologised to John Brown and agreed to pay damages and his legal costs.
# 2020 Report
Complaints made to Press Ombudsman increased by almost 40% last year
Just over 15% of the complaints related to one article – a court report of a case involving a 15-year-old girl.
# Newspapers
Meghan Markle's bid to throw out Mail’s defence to privacy claim begins
The Duchess of Sussex is suing Associated Newspapers Limited.
# Climate Change
Seventy two arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade newspaper printers
The action was condemned by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
# Newspapers
'The man who built the peace': Irish and British front pages react to the death of John Hume
Newspapers have extensively covered the life of John Hume in today’s front pages.
# Newspapers
Johnny Depp tells court he got superbug after his finger was severed
Depp is suing The Sun newspaper over an April 2018 article which labelled him a “wife beater”.
# Dublin people
Two Dublin newspapers, the Northside People and Southside People, are to close
The papers’ publisher North Dublin Publications Ltd is seeking to appoint a liquidator.
# Front Pages
'We've lost a unique voice': Newspapers pay tribute to Marian Finucane
The sudden passing of the well respected broadcaster was announced yesterday.
# Front Pages
'It's time to stuff the turkey': UK front pages react to decision to hold general election
The British public will go the polls on Thursday 12 December.
# Press Freedom
Australian newspapers black out front pages to protest government secrecy
The front page spreads were published in Monday’s newspapers.
# Front Pages
'On the Brexit brink': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's deal
Boris Johnson now faces an uphill struggle to win MPs over to vote for his deal.
# Front Pages
'Dismay in Brussels': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's backstop alternative
The proposals are being softly dismissed by most commentators.
# Reaction
Roy Keane, Jack Charlton and Eamon Dunphy feature in our World Cup '94 newspaper review
A look back at how Ireland were covered before, during and after the competition.
# Tribune Publishing
Cyber attack delays printing and delivery of major US newspapers
The attack appears to have originated outside the US.
# free press
Over 200 US news organisations launch #EnemyOfNone campaign against Trump
The newspapers will have editorials about the importance of an independent media and a social media hashtag #EnemyOfNone.
# Tourism
VAT hike for large hotels likely as minister says overcharging for rooms is ruining Ireland's rep
Ross said big-profit hotels operating in Ireland are damaging the country’s tourism reputation.
# Press Freedom
Ireland has slipped down in press freedom rankings because of concentrated ownership and defamation costs
Ireland was ninth in 2016, but is down to 16th.
# Cambridge Analytica
Zuckerberg runs ads in 9 British and US newspapers to say sorry for data scandal
“We have a responsibility to protect your information. If we can’t we don’t deserve it,” the Facebook CEO said.
# independent living
INM has struck a deal for the controversial closure of its pension schemes
The newspaper group will put over €50 million into the retirement funds between now and 2023.
# declining sales
Liquidator appointed to publisher of four Wexford Echo newspapers
It’s hoped a buyer can be found for the Wexford Echo, Gorey Echo, New Ross Echo and Enniscorthy Echo.
# el bus tv
Facing a newspaper shortage, Venezuelans are acting out the news on buses
Commuters on the way to work are getting a daily dose of news in the Venezuelan capital Caracas.
# Front Pages
''Terror at the Arena' - British papers react to Manchester atrocity
The Sun described the attack as a “Slaughter of the Innocents”.
# political pressure
Facebook publishes ads in newspapers warning people about fake news
Misinformation spread via the social network is thought to have influenced the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit vote.
# Reaction
Some British newspapers had a different perspective on the death of Martin McGuinness
The Daily Mail in the UK ran with a picture depicting IRA bombings.
# gorgeous george
A Tory finance minister has been named as the editor of one the UK's biggest newspapers
George Osborne is still an MP and also has a €750,000-a-year job with a wealth management company.
# Newspapers
Enda Kenny says he's concerned about INM major media merger
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he is concerned about the INM and Celtic Media merger.
# President-elect
From 'American Psycho' to 'The West Wig': How the papers covered Trump
‘Trump wins. Now the world waits.’
# Cigarettes and Alcohol
'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget
There are very few puns.
# France
French media say they'll no longer use terrorists' photos to avoid 'glorification'
Their decision comes as the French prosecutors identified the second man involved in the killing of a priest in Normandy.
# italian rob
There's one man on the front of every newspaper today
Meanwhile, Robbie Brady briefly had a new middle name.
# Out of print
Enda Kenny is saving money by reading more news online
Over €200k was spent on newspapers in 11 departments last year.
# uncultured
UK minister admits to having relationship with sex worker
Culture Minister John Whittingdale claims he had no idea of the woman’s true occupation.
# Freefall
Bad news for most Irish papers as circulation figures continue to drop
The numbers are grim reading for most of the major titles.
# seriously though
Satirical site The Onion is now worth more than most of the real news outlets it mocks
We kid you not.
# here is the news
15 Irish headlines that SHOULD have been Waterford Whispers (but weren't)
TD warns of smelly women.
# here is the news
15 Irish headlines that SHOULD have been Waterford Whispers (but weren't)
TD warns of smelly women.
# Read all about it
Ireland's biggest publisher has finally stopped getting smaller
Independent News and Media has turned around its revenue after eight years.