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Cliff Richard Privacy Case

7/18/2018
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Cliff Richard has been awarded £210,000 (sterling) as part of a privacy case taken against the BBC. The singer took the case, after BBC News broadcast helicopter shots of a raid on his house, by police investigating allegations of historic child abuse. Sarah Kieran, Partner at Media Lawyers Solicitors spoke to Drivetime.

Duration:00:03:47

Facebook

7/18/2018
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On Channel 4 last night, the Dispatches investigative programme went into the world of the people who decide what can and can't be posted on Facebook, exploring how their decisions are made and the impact they have on users.

Duration:00:16:45

Bradley Sentencing

7/18/2018
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Two brothers, Dean and Jason Bradley, have been jailed for life for the murder of Neil Reilly in January of last year. The brothers murdered Reilly after he fired shots at their family home. Our crime correspondent Paul Reynolds joined the programme to tell us more.

Duration:00:01:20

Thai Cave Rescue Boys

7/18/2018
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The 12 Thai boys and their football coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand, have spoken publically for the first time today. Jonathan Miller is Asia Correspondent for Channel 4 News and he spoke to Drivetime.

Duration:00:07:06

Malin Head Drowning

7/18/2018
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The two people who drowned yesterday afternoon when their fishing boat capcized off the coast of Malin Head have been named. Our North West correspondent Eileen Magnier had this report.

Duration:00:04:27

NRDA Housing Agency

7/17/2018
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Cabinet Ministers will tomorrow be briefed on plans to establish a new Agency which will have super powers to force the sale of public and private lands to allow for the construction of social housing. Daniel McConnell, Political Editor of The Irish Examiner and Developer Michael O'Flynn spoke to Drivetime.

Duration:00:11:40

Brexit

7/17/2018
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British Prime Minister Theresa May won approval from the House of Commons for a law designed to create an independent customs policy after Brexit. However the passing of the law came at a cost as the government said it would accept four amendments to the Bill.

Duration:00:13:44

Barack Obama in Johannesberg

7/17/2018
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Former US President Barack Obama, has been delivering the annual Nelson Mandela Lecture, in Johannesberg, South Africa. Adressing a crowd of 1500, Mr Obama referred to 'uncertain times' in what a thinly veiled criticism of his successor in the White House.

Duration:00:02:47

Ryanair Strike

7/17/2018
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Ryanair says it must cancel 24 flights to Britain on Friday due to planned industrial action by pilots. Eoghan Corry, Editor of Travel Extra spoke to Drivetime.

Duration:00:06:22

Courts Service Annual Report

7/17/2018
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The Chief Justice has called on legislators to simplify legal proceedings and legislation. Mr Justice Frank Clark made these comments at the launch of the annual report for the Courts Service for 2017. Christina Finn is the political reporter with TheJournal.ie and she spoke to Drivetime.

Duration:00:07:14

Sub-contractors Remove School Fencing

7/17/2018
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Earlier today building sub-contractors entered a school construction site in Carlow and removed equipment they installed but had not been paid for. RTÉ Education Correspondent Emma O'Kelly had the latest for Drivetime.

Duration:00:06:45

Presidential Election

7/16/2018
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At the weekend Sinn Fein decided that it will select a candidate to contest the forthcoming Presidential election. Now, more and more names are either coming forward, or being suggested for what could be a campaign with multiple runners. Hugh O'Connell, Political Correspondent with The Sunday Business Post spoke to Drivetime.

Duration:00:08:24

Helsinki Summit

7/16/2018
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President Putin was late by 90 minutes, but eventually, he and President Donald Trump, accompanied only by their translators went into a room in Helsinki's Presidential Palace and discussed a range of topics, including the war in Syria, and the threat of terrorism. Andrew Byrne is in Helsinki for The Sunday Times and he spoke to Drivetime.

Duration:00:12:15

Ryanair Scare

7/16/2018
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A German Air Accident team have launched an investigation into a Ryanair Flight that was forced to make an emergency landing on Friday night. Conor Gallagher of The Irish Times spoke to Drivetime.

Duration:00:06:42

World Cup Fanfair

7/16/2018
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The World Cup winning French team are due to take an open-top bus along the central avenue in the heart of Paris around now. Henry Samuel is the Paris Correspondent for the Daily Telegraph and he spoke to Drivetime.

Duration:00:06:33

Hellfire Attempted Murder

7/16/2018
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A 28 year old man has been jailed for three years for the attempted murder of a teenager at a popular hiking spot in Dublin two years ago and the assault of two other teenagers. Our Legal Affairs Correspondent Orla O'Donnell had this report.

Duration:00:05:43

World Cup Final

7/13/2018
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So it comes down to France and Croatia. The World Cup journey reaches its climax on Sunday afternoon in Moscow. Barry Lenihan had this report.

Duration:00:09:39

Olivia O'Leary Column

7/13/2018
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In her column this week, Olivia O'Leary says we have to look beyond borders.

Duration:00:04:55

Trump in the UK

7/13/2018
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Donald Trump tries to row back his scathing criticism of Theresa May, by branding their country's relationship "The Highest Level of Special" Our London Correspondent Fiona Mitchell spoke to Drivetime.

Duration:00:07:41

Regional Newspapers

7/13/2018
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Dave O'Connell joined Mary Wilson in studio to take us through the stories making the news in the regional papers.

Duration:00:05:13