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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Guardian

Last year
# Moscow
Russia sanctions dozens of UK journalists and media figures
The list names BBC director-general Tim Davie and The Times’ editor John Witherow.
All time
# BBC Spotlight
The Guardian apologises to Mairia Cahill over Greenslade columns
Earlier this year, Greenslade wrote an article describing himself as having “republican sympathies”.
# hanging up
66% of parents don't want children under 14 to have smartphones
Just 22% think that this is OK, according to a poll carried out by Claire Byrne Live.
# greg gianforte
Republican who bodyslammed reporter sentenced to 20 hours of anger management
Montana congressman Greg Gianforte was handed 40 hours of community service today.
# Children in Care
'They're extremely loyal. Even though they've grown up with neglect they just want to go home'
Guardians ad litem are appointed by the courts to give children a voice, but that task is by no means an easy one.
# just good friends
Nigel Farage is 'person of interest' in investigation into Trump's Russian links: report
Farage, however, rubbished the suggestion in a series of tweets calling the reports “fake news”.
# Slam Dunk
One day after bodyslamming reporter, Republican politician gets elected, vows to 'drain the swamp'
Greg Gianforte has defeated his Democrat rival Rob Quist comfortably in the Montana special election.
# ira comments
Leaked documents 'show Facebook's secret censorship rules'
The Guardian has published documents which claim to reveal what posts are and aren’t allowed on Facebook.
# Invasion
UK's attorney general 'attempting to block prosecution' of Tony Blair over the Iraq War
The argument revolves around whether the crime of aggression exists in UK law.
# gorey guardian
This local news story from Wexford about leaves being ‘too big’ is excellent
“The amount of people slipping on them is unreal.”
# international reaction
"Foes must become allies": Here's how the world has been reporting on our election
Most are agreed that it’s time for Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael to set aside a century of civil-war politics and form a government together.
# on the batter
Stoneybatter is Dublin's new tourist hotspot, according to The Guardian
“Little Williamsburg by the Liffey.”
# Ah here
Terry Pratchett fans are defending his honour after The Guardian called him 'mediocre'
The article comes days after Pratchett’s final novel was published.
# migrant crisis
As many as 200 bodies found floating as boat sinks in Mediterranean
This brings to number of those killed in the Mediterranean this year to more than 2,500.
# Essex
Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers
The four men driving the vehicles have been arrested on suspicion of breaking immigration laws.
# Tragedy
Tour operator apologises to parents of children killed by faulty boiler
Christianne and Robert Shepherd died from carbon monoxide poisoning in 2006.
# Idaho
Footage shows moment two police officers shot dead mentally ill pregnant woman
35-year-old Jeanetta Riley was dead within 15 seconds of officers arriving.
# Best Sportswriting
Marty Jannetty, longball football and mathematical modelling - It's the week's best sportswriting
This week also features mathematical modelling and the original sports app.
# sexual partners
The Guardian website had an amazing picture fail this morning
*puts head in hands*
# you're toast
The Guardian issued this priceless correction on Jamie Oliver's recipe for toast
Newspaper advises readers against “using a toaster on its side”.
# lego movie
THAT Stephanie Roche goal can now be watched in brick form
The Guardian have created a brick video of the Irish footballer’s famous strike for Peamount.
# Family court
Care order extended for two young girls who described their mother as a 'junkie'
The children said their mum had been ‘sleepy’ and ‘dozy’ during access visits.
# Media
'Relentlessly rainy Ireland': How water charges anger is reported abroad
They like to note the weather.
# fleshlight
The Guardian accidentally posted a photo of an aid worker's sex toy
It’s a travel essential, apparently.
# One-Handed
Hilariously perfect homepage fail on The Guardian
It’s… it’s so beautiful.
Column: The digital world can support journalism - but who is supporting journalists?
A code and compass is needed to guide journalism through the challenges of going online, writes an NUJ Ethics Council member.
# secrets
Whistleblowers have been vital in undercovering secrets in Ireland, says Observer editor
John Mulholland, the Dublin-born editor of the Observer, said that the Edward Snowden story had opened people’s eyes to issues around journalistic security.
# jimmy mubenga
Three G4S guards charged with manslaughter of man being deported
Jimmy Mubenga died after being restrained by the three guards on board a plane at Heathrow airport as he was being deported.
# Football weekly
Woof! Football Weekly is coming to Dublin next month
You can be present for one of Jimbo’s famous intros, football nerds.
# Oh dear
This epic Guardian headline may be the typo of the year
They published an article “ranking the TV commentators”. There was just one problem.
# in praise of
After Jedward and hurling, The Guardian editorial is full of praise for... IDA Ireland
Enda Kenny will be drinking out of his ‘Best Small Country In The World In Which To Do Business’ mug this morning…
# The Guardian
Guardian editor defends publication of NSA leaks in the face of tough questioning
Alan Rusbridger said he was “surprised” when committee chairman Keith Vaz asked him: “Do you love this country?”
# Spying
Guardian editor faces grilling over Edward Snowden's NSA leaks
Alan Rusbridger has been asked to appear before the British parliament’s Home Affairs Select Committee next month.
# up to speed
Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads
Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked indepth reads.
Husband of journalist who broke NSA leaks story held for nine hours in London
Metropolitan Police confirmed that David Miranda, husband of journalist Glenn Greenwald, was held up as he passed through London’s Heathrow Airport on his way home to Rio de Janeiro from Berlin.
# it's a boy
How British newspaper front pages covered the royal baby
They went all out.
# phone records
Top secret: US government continues with Bush-era phone monitoring
The National Security Agency is collecting the phone records of millions of US customers of Verizon under a top secret court order.
Column: How many 'mothers' will you be celebrating this Mother’s Day?
Our changing society brings it’s own challenges – with some children in blended families celebrating more than one mother figure, writes Joanna Fortune.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Tarantino on Pulp Fiction Kerry Shtyle*
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today. (*And no, that’s not a typo…)
# royal correspondence
Britain blocks publication of Prince Charles letters
The attorney general blocked the letters saying it could be difficult for Charles to fulfil his duties as king if they are released.