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This year
Top Australian broadcaster quits show over online racism
A news director for Australia’s national broadcaster issued a statement backing Grant, saying he had faced ‘grotesque racial abuse, including threats to his safety’ online.
Marvel star Jeremy Renner says he has ‘no regrets’ about serious snowplough accident
The US actor said he was ‘so grateful and forever in debt’ to those who had helped him in the aftermath of the incident.
'I'd do it again': Jeremy Renner opens up in first interview since snowplough accident
His nephew said that he didn’t think Renner was alive after seeing him in a ‘pool of blood’ coming from his head.
Last year
US TV news legend Barbara Walters dies aged 93
She largely retired from television after signing off in 2014 from daytime program The View, which she had launched in 1997.
All time
Australian journalists flee China over arrest fears
The reporters were forced to take refuge with Australian diplomats.
Australian police search public broadcaster headquarters amid media crackdown
Police targeted three journalists involved in a two-year-old investigative report.
'I've made myself a hate magnet': Roseanne apologises for racist tweet in tearful interview
Barr insisted she would never willingly have called “any black person a monkey”.
Roseanne is coming back ... without Roseanne
A reboot of the show was axed last month.
ABC axes hit sitcom Roseanne over star's racist tweets
Roseanne Barr’s 1988-97 hit show Roseanne returned to the air this year with her as a Trump-supporting character.
More than 18 million people watched the reboot of 1990s sitcom Roseanne on Tuesday
The hour-long debut was watched by 10% more viewers than the 1997 finale of the show.
Former Neighbours actor accused of unwanted sexual advances against colleagues
Craig McLachlan has denied the claims.
Go home Roger! - Here's what the cast of Sister, Sister are up to now
Never knew how much I missed ya.
Chelsea Manning says 'justice has been served' in first interview since being released
Manning said she’d like to thank Obama “for giving me a chance”.
'Stripped, tear-gassed and strapped to a chair': Shock at treatment of children in Australian detention centre
A royal commission is being established after a TV investigation aired last night.
24 years ago a US television network aired an actual exorcism...
Uncomfortable viewing.
This is why Google decided a childlike logo was its future
You may have noticed the change last night.
Big news: The Muppets are making a return to television
The show will take on a contemporary documentary style.
Australian man calmly quotes Taylor Swift in senate debate
Well, this is the most random Shake It Off reference you will ever hear.
Heartbreaking final broadcast as news anchor tells viewers of his fatal condition
In an emotional goodbye the news anchor informs viewers he is suffering from ALS.
'They are Palestinian, not Israeli' - ABC News says sorry for very unfortunate error
The mistake comes as the Gaza conflict is increasingly ‘on a knife-edge.’
Almost every newspaper in Ireland lost readers in the second half of 2013
Most Irish papers have lost readers, but more are reading news.
Pioneering US TV anchor Barbara Walters will retire next year
As the first woman to anchor a daily network TV news show, the 83-year-old was a pioneer who interviewed some of the biggest names in politics and the world of celebrity.
Newspapers record falls in circulation in second half of 2012
Every national title recorded a drop in its average circulation, though some fared better than others.
Legal experts address Oireachtas on proposed new abortion laws
Academics from NUIG, TCD and UL, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, the Law Library and a former Supreme Court judge will offer their thoughts to politicians today.
Oireachtas told: 'Ireland already allows abortion of unviable pregnancies'
Supreme Court rulings mean a foetus which cannot survive outside the womb does not possess ‘life’ under the constitution.
Legal experts to address second day of Oireachtas abortion hearings
The Bar Council has withdrawn from today’s hearings, saying it would be too hard to reflect its variety of views.
10 interesting moments from the Oireachtas hearings on abortion
Tuesday was one of the more interesting days in the world of Oireachtas committees. Here’s what’s happened in 10 quick points.
The Evening with added fake Monopoly boards
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
Bishops say expert group ignores risks of legislating for limited abortion
The group said that guidelines “may offer a way forward”, adding that abortion is “gravely immoral in all circumstances” and legislating for the X Case could “open the floodgates for abortion”.
Prime Time 'reveals section of Expert Group report on abortion'
It said that its recommended options to implement the European Ruling in the case of A, B and C versus Ireland include primary legislation or guidelines.
Court date set for man charged with Jill Meagher murder
The Irishwoman’s husband Tom Meagher thanked the public for its support and asked people to be mindful of negative comments on social media.
ABC - where the 'B' doesn't just stand for 'broadcasting'
Some media experts say the abbreviation for ‘bitch’ may be satirical and reclaiming the word – but some feel it is polarising and an attention-grabbing move.
New figures show falling circulation for most Irish daily newspapers
ABC figures show the Sunday World as the highest-selling paper in Ireland, marginally ahead of the Sunday Independent.
WATCH: American kids react to terrible Christmas presents
Jimmy Kimmel asked his viewers to give their kids one Christmas present in advance… but to make it a rubbish one.
ABC crew killed in chopper crash in South Australia
Australia’s national broadcaster mourns the loss of three of its experienced crew following a helicopter crash yesterday.
DSK maid goes public with her story
Nafissatou Diallo claims that former IMF chief Dominique Strauss Kahn forced her to perform oral sex and ripped off her tights when she came to clean his hotel room.
Despite being on $2m per episode, Charlie Sheen claims he is underpaid
Fresh from saying he is high on a drug called ‘Charlie Sheen’ the actor says he is “A total frickin’ rockstar from Mars.”
Charlie Sheen admits to being on a drug...called Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen’s apparent meltdown continues with a bizarre interview in which he says the drug he is on is himself.