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#The Sun

# the-sun - Monday 31 December, 2012

Ryanair to issue defamation proceedings against The Sun

The airline said that they had decided to take legal action over what they termed as “false and inaccurate claims”.

# the-sun - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Budget 2013: How today’s front pages reacted Budget 2013 This post contains images

Budget 2013: How today’s front pages reacted

From respite care to maternity benefit to PRSI, today’s newspapers saw Budget 2013 as a broad hit on many groups in society.

# the-sun - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Louis Walsh ‘completely vindicated’ by Sun publisher’s €500k settlement Settled This post contains videos

Louis Walsh ‘completely vindicated’ by Sun publisher’s €500k settlement

The High Court was told this morning that the pop manager’s High Court defamation case against Newsgroup had been settled.

Louis Walsh takes defamation case against Newsgroup

The X Factor judge is suing over an article published in the Sun newspaper in June last year.

# the-sun - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Brooks and Coulsen charged over payments to public officials

Andy Coulsen and Rebekah Brooks, two former senior figures at News International, have been charged over alleged corrupt payments to public officials.

# the-sun - Sunday 4 November, 2012

More texts between David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks emerge

In the texts, Cameron praises a horse he rode while Brooks tells him that she cried during his speech at a Conservative Party conference.

# the-sun - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Kelvin MacKenzie wants apology from police over Hillsborough lies

The former editor of The Sun, which printed the infamous ‘The Truth’, headline following the Hillsborough disaster is seeking recompense from the police force involved.

# the-sun - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Video: Former Sun editor MacKenzie doorstepped over Hillsborough headline Viral Video This post contains videos

Video: Former Sun editor MacKenzie doorstepped over Hillsborough headline

Former newspaper editor behind infamous ‘The Truth’ headline doorstepped by Channel 4 News today but he refused to answer questions.

# the-sun - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

From The42 ‘The Real Truth’: how Hillsborough is reported on Thursday’s front pages JFT96 This post contains images

‘The Real Truth’: how Hillsborough is reported on Thursday’s front pages

“Today the truth, tomorrow… justice” reads The Scotsman while the Times describes events as “vindication for Hillsborough families after 23-year struggle.”

In photos: What happened at Hillsborough on 15 April 1989 Tragedy This post contains images

In photos: What happened at Hillsborough on 15 April 1989

Relatives of the 96 people who died at Hillsborough today got to see previously unseen documents about what happened at the stadium.

Hillsborough: MacKenzie apologises for Sun’s ‘The Truth’ headline

The former editor of The Sun newspaper said he was “totally misled” into running the story, families of the 96 victims of the stadium disaster said it was “too little, too late” from the “clever lowlife”.

# the-sun - Friday 24 August, 2012

From Business ETC Latest figures show continued fall in Irish newspaper sales Newspapers

Latest figures show continued fall in Irish newspaper sales

An ABC report shows sales in both the daily and Sunday newspaper segments as having fallen in the last 12 months.

# the-sun - Thursday 23 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge The Naked Prince: How British media got around the ‘ban’ on nude photos Dirty Harry This post contains images

The Naked Prince: How British media got around the ‘ban’ on nude photos

The royal family issued threats to anyone who printed the Prince Harry pictures. So newspapers had to get creative…

# the-sun - Monday 20 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge The sun is rounder than we previously thought. No, really Not Satire

The sun is rounder than we previously thought. No, really

A new two-year study – monitoring suspected changes in the star’s shape – reveal a more rounded sphere than expected.

# the-sun - Thursday 14 June, 2012

David Cameron to appear before Leveson inquiry today

The British prime minister will face questions about his relationship with Rupert Murdoch.

# the-sun - Monday 11 June, 2012

Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun

The former British Prime Minister kicked off a week of senior political witnesses at the inquiry into British media ethics which also heard from current Chancellor George Osborne.

# the-sun - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Extraordinary Photo of Venus Crossing the Sun of the Day

The transit of the planet Venus across the face of the sun is an almost once in a lifetime event that was captured back in 2004 and will be visible again this coming week.

# the-sun - Monday 28 May, 2012

Protester disrupts Tony Blair evidence at Leveson inquiry

The protester called the former British prime minister a war criminal and had to be forcibly removed from the inquiry courtroom.

# the-sun - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

From The42 Here’s how Twitter reacted to THAT Roy Hodgson headline Twittersphere This post contains images

Here’s how Twitter reacted to THAT Roy Hodgson headline

The Twitterati were practically queuing up to condemn The Sun’s controversial front page today.

# the-sun - Sunday 22 April, 2012

From The42 My survival is ‘more than a miracle’ – Muamba Recovery

My survival is ‘more than a miracle’ – Muamba

The Bolton footballer also thanked Dr Andrew Deaner for helping to save his life.

# the-sun - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Watch: the solar tornado that’s ‘five times wider than Earth’ Solar Tornado This post contains videos

Watch: the solar tornado that’s ‘five times wider than Earth’

Astronomers recorded the event this week by placing a telescope on board the Solar Discovery Observatory satellite.

# the-sun - Thursday 15 March, 2012

From The42 Chisora ‘bitterly disappointed’ at BBBC’s decision Setback

Chisora ‘bitterly disappointed’ at BBBC’s decision

The boxer has described himself as “an ex-professional unable to earn a living” in light of the punishment.

# the-sun - Monday 12 March, 2012

Could wolf-whistling be outlawed in Ireland?

It was suggested last week that wolf-whistling could be banned in the UK – but it appears that the controversy emerged from a Council of Europe convention on violence against women. Ireland is currently studying its recommendations.

# the-sun - Friday 2 March, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Cameron admits: I did ride Rebekah Brooks’s ex-police horse Horsing Around This post contains videos

Cameron admits: I did ride Rebekah Brooks’s ex-police horse

The revelation comes after days of speculation about the British prime minister’s relationship with the former News International executive and her former police horse.

From The42 Ryan Giggs loses damages claim against the Sun Media

Ryan Giggs loses damages claim against the Sun

A damages claim by Manchester United and Wales footballer against the Sun newspaper was thrown out by a British High Court judge today.

# the-sun - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Rebekah Brooks was hacked by NoTW while editing sister paper The Sun

The Leveson inquiry today heard evidence from one police investigator who said the former News International chief executive was targeted on a weekly basis.

# the-sun - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Scotland Yard loaned a police horse to Rebekah Brooks

The former editor of the Sun and the News of the World was lent the retired horse for two years by the Metropolitan Police.

# the-sun - Monday 27 February, 2012

The Sun had a ‘culture of illegal payments to sources’ says police chief

The senior police officer leading the phone hacking probe gave evidence to the Leveson inquiry into media ethics today.

# the-sun - Sunday 26 February, 2012

From Business ETC Sun on Sunday goes on sale in Britain and Ireland Sun On Sunday

Sun on Sunday goes on sale in Britain and Ireland

The paper has launched a Sunday edition less than year after News International shut down its Sunday tabloid, the News of The World.

# the-sun - Monday 20 February, 2012

The Sun to launch new Sunday version this weekend

The new paper will fill the gap left when The News of the World closed last summer at the height of the hacking scandal.

# the-sun - Friday 17 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

In the Fix tonight: Eircom Studyhub hacked; unvouched expenses; and Chris O’Dowd v Miss Piggy…

From Business ETC Murdoch to staff: ‘Sun on Sunday will launch very soon’ Sun On Sunday

Murdoch to staff: ‘Sun on Sunday will launch very soon’

An email sent by Rupert Murdoch to staff at The Sun confirms that far from being closed, the paper will be turning seven-day.

Rupert Murdoch flies to UK to deal with escalating newspaper crisis

A number of senior staff at The Sun have been arrested in recent weeks in connection with payments to public officials.

# the-sun - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Five ‘Sun’ journalists arrested in police bribery investigation

Staff at the paper are said to be fearing for their futures after five senior contributors were arrested by London police.

# the-sun - Saturday 28 January, 2012

British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe

Four current and former employees of The Sun and one police officer were arrested as part of the investigation into police bribery this morning.

# the-sun - Friday 20 January, 2012

Politicians, celebs and sports stars among those to settle hacking claims

News International admitted it paid a private investigator to hack phones and blag information about a number of high profile figures in the UK who received compensation yesterday.

# the-sun - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

James Murdoch resigns from the boards of Times and Sun

Rupert Murdoch’s son has stepped down from the boards of News Group Newspapers Limited and Times Newspapers Limited.

# the-sun - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

From The42 That’ll be £400,000 please: Landlord tells Balotelli to pay for fireworks damages Bad Karma

That’ll be £400,000 please: Landlord tells Balotelli to pay for fireworks damages

The star looks set to be severely punished for the accident he apparently caused at his rented home last month.

# the-sun - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Hacking: documents put pressure on James Murdoch

News International’s James Murdoch will face more questions from MPs next Thursday.