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Easyjet executive apologises after motivational video to staff heavily plagiarised Leo's Patrick's Day address
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Easyjet executive apologises after motivational video to staff heavily plagiarised Leo's Patrick's Day address

Mar 22nd 2020, 12:42 PM 43,483 Views 93 Comments

Bellew said he “borrowed” a few phrases.

New laws will prosecute firms that write essays for third level students
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New laws will prosecute firms that write essays for third level students

May 15th 2017, 10:02 AM 13,405 Views 31 Comments

The proposed legislation will make it an offence to provide written-to-order essays, which give students an advantage over others by essentially participating in plagiarism.

Ed Sheeran settles $20 million plagiarism suit over his song Photograph
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Ed Sheeran settles $20 million plagiarism suit over his song Photograph

Apr 11th 2017, 8:24 AM 58,413 Views 53 Comments

A US judge yesterday signed an order saying an agreement had been reached between the parties, but did not say for how much.

Trump national security pick accused of plagiarising large sections of book
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Trump national security pick accused of plagiarising large sections of book

Jan 8th 2017, 7:32 AM 16,654 Views 19 Comments

Monica Crowley has been named director of communications for the White House’s National Security Council.

Donald Trump's wife gave a speech that was very, very like one given by Michelle Obama
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Donald Trump's wife gave a speech that was very, very like one given by Michelle Obama

Jul 19th 2016, 7:30 AM 34,281 Views 82 Comments

Well, she is trying to replace her as First Lady.

Judge rules that Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven may be partly stolen
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Judge rules that Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven may be partly stolen

Apr 12th 2016, 7:44 AM 22,868 Views 33 Comments

A US judge said its opening may copy the notes of a song performed by the rock band Spirit.

The Rubberbandits tore into The Lad Bible for stealing one of their jokes
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The Rubberbandits tore into The Lad Bible for stealing one of their jokes

Feb 17th 2016, 11:00 AM 11,884 Views 3 Comments

Don’t mess with Limerick’s finest.

Maynooth student has PhD revoked for making up data
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Maynooth student has PhD revoked for making up data

Nov 24th 2015, 4:08 PM 54,559 Views 63 Comments

UCD have said that they are investigating the student’s later work following the revelation

Hozier: I won't be suing Chilly Gonzales as he's apologised
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Hozier: I won't be suing Chilly Gonzales as he's apologised

Oct 5th 2015, 10:03 PM 7,117 Views 0 Comments

The Canadian artist had suggested Take Me To Church resembled a Feist song written in 2013.

RTÉ investigating 'plagiarised' Charlie monologue
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RTÉ investigating 'plagiarised' Charlie monologue

Jan 19th 2015, 11:58 AM 22,372 Views 12 Comments

A speech from the second episode was allegedly lifted from an article by a US journalist.

Harvard launches plagiarism investigation into over 100 students
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Harvard launches plagiarism investigation into over 100 students

Aug 30th 2012, 9:57 PM 11,873 Views 24 Comments

Alarm was raised by teaching assistant who noticed suspicious similarities between students’ papers.

New Yorker journalist resigns after fabricating Bob Dylan quotes
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New Yorker journalist resigns after fabricating Bob Dylan quotes

Jul 31st 2012, 9:04 AM 5,588 Views 10 Comments

Journalist and author Jonah Lehrer has had his latest book pulled from shelves over quotes that ‘didn’t exist’.

Angelina Jolie sued in plagiarism claim over upcoming movie
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Angelina Jolie sued in plagiarism claim over upcoming movie

Dec 5th 2011, 9:41 PM 5,035 Views 4 Comments

A Croatian journalist is suing the star, claiming that she took the plot of her directorial debut from his book.

Beyoncé in choreography plagiarism row
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Beyoncé in choreography plagiarism row

Oct 14th 2011, 4:11 PM 724 Views 4 Comments

The US singer and dancer has been accused of using choreography by a Belgian dancer in the video for her new song, Countdown.

Irish Examiner columnist Steven King resigns following plagiarism controversy
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Irish Examiner columnist Steven King resigns following plagiarism controversy

Oct 12th 2011, 12:01 PM 2,145 Views 12 Comments

The writer has apologised after allegations he copied content from a number of sources in his international affairs column.

Take 5: Friday
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Take 5: Friday

Oct 7th 2011, 4:48 PM 1,389 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Irish Examiner suspends columnist over alleged plagiarism
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Irish Examiner suspends columnist over alleged plagiarism

Oct 7th 2011, 11:57 AM 3,336 Views 19 Comments

Steven King’s column has been suspended but management at the newspaper have still not been able to get in contact with their international affairs writer.

Take 5: Thursday
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Take 5: Thursday

Oct 6th 2011, 4:48 PM 1,314 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Irish Examiner investigating plagiarism charge against weekly columnist
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Irish Examiner investigating plagiarism charge against weekly columnist

Oct 6th 2011, 1:20 PM 2,973 Views 12 Comments

Dr Steven King, a former advisor to David Trimble, is accused of plagiarising columns from a British political blog.

Kenny 'did not run College Green speech past Obama'
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Kenny 'did not run College Green speech past Obama'

Jun 8th 2011, 12:23 PM 296 Views 4 Comments

Take 5: Tuesday
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Take 5: Tuesday

May 31st 2011, 4:53 PM 2,069 Views 0 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock

Carroll denies stealing sitcom lines for latest novel
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Carroll denies stealing sitcom lines for latest novel

May 31st 2011, 2:11 PM 2,294 Views 19 Comments

Former Fair City actress Claudia Carroll denies lifting quotes from Sex And The City for inclusion in her most recent book.

Claims that The Railway Children 'plagiarised' earlier novel with similar plotline
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Claims that The Railway Children 'plagiarised' earlier novel with similar plotline

Mar 21st 2011, 3:45 PM 1,158 Views 0 Comments

Edith Nesbit’s classic novel appears to borrow heavily from a work published almost a decade before.

German defence minister Guttenberg resigns over PhD plagiarism
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German defence minister Guttenberg resigns over PhD plagiarism

Mar 1st 2011, 11:12 AM 1,221 Views 0 Comments

Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg had become engulfed in a scandal surrounding his university doctorate.

German defence minister accused of 'heavily plagiarising' PhD thesis
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German defence minister accused of 'heavily plagiarising' PhD thesis

Feb 17th 2011, 2:00 PM 1,145 Views 0 Comments

Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg was given top marks for his 2006 thesis… but a newspaper believes it heavily plagiarised.

Student who lied his way into Harvard ordered to repay $45k
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Student who lied his way into Harvard ordered to repay $45k

Dec 18th 2010, 8:00 AM 681 Views 0 Comments

Adam Wheeler plagiarised other people’s work, forged transcripts and gave fake recommendations to blag his way into one of the world’s most prestigious universities.

College denies letting plagiarism students off the hook
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College denies letting plagiarism students off the hook

Nov 15th 2010, 2:51 PM 753 Views 0 Comments

Galway-Mayo IT says letting students continue their course was an “appropriate response”.