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# Defamation

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# Worth it?
Houllier blames Ginola for France's failure to qualify for USA 94; Ginola sues Houllier
The long-running spat between the pair has kicked off. Again.
# Courts
Hotel owners to sue Google for auto-complete ‘defamation’
The owners of a Co Louth hotel say Google allowed the word ‘receivership’ to appear after their name – which defamed the business.
# Google
Irish authorities asked Google to remove mystery content
Google launches its transparency report to highlight government removal requests: guess which country submitted most removal requests?
# Controversy
File may be sent to the DPP over 'blasphemous' UCC exhibition
It’s claimed that a number of complaints have been made to Gardaí in Cork about a exhibition at University College Cork.
# Bahrain
Bahrain to sue The Independent over 'one-sided' reporting
The government of Bahrain intends to sue the British newspaper over its alleged “defamatory and premeditated media campaign” against both it and Saudi Arabia.
# Ryanair
Flight refund website apologises to Ryanair over 'fee hoarding' claims faced legal action after claiming the airline unlawfully held on to taxes and charges for cancelled trips.
# Sorry
Malaysian man apologises via 100 tweets in defamation settlement
Fahmi Fadzil reached a settlement with a publishing company after it was claimed he had defamed the company on Twitter. His punishment? 100 tweets.
# Courts
High Court issues record €10m libel payout for naked sleepwalker
€9m in compensation – and €1m in aggravated damages – is the highest ever libel payout in the history of the State.
# Courts
Naked sleepwalker 'defamed' by company press release
Donal Kinsella (67) sleepwalked to the bedroom of his secretary while on a business trip. His company issued a press release.
# Sunday World
Sunday World decsion deffered till October
Justice Nicholas Kearns said he won’t decide on the case till after the summer recess.
# Courts
Hickey fails to gag media in 'Sunday World' case
Hickey had claimed coverage of the case breached her rights.