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# Prime Time

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# Prime Time
Former NFL star Deion Sanders live-tweeted an alleged assault by his wife last night
This has to be a first, even by Twitter’s often bizarre standards…
Prime Time Investigates doc wins international TV award
Exposé on counterfeit cigarette trade in Ireland given Gold World Medal in investigative news programme category in New York.
RTÉ facing €200,000 BAI fine over Fr Kevin Reynolds libel
The State broadcaster faces a fine close to the maximum from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland over the Mission to Prey programme nearly a year ago.
# Prime Time Investigates
What happens to the rest of the 'A Mission To Prey' crew?
Noel Curran, Director General of RTÉ, has said that the movement of two senior execs was voluntary and that an independent external board is still investigating other personnell in ‘A Mission to Prey’ debacle.
RTÉ: Full statement on "two very serious editorial failures"
Director General Noel Curran’s on ‘rebuilding trust’ between the State broadcaster and its audience. “They also expect that we do not lose our nerve…”
BAI inquiry into RTÉ and Fr Kevin Reynolds case is complete
However, Authority won’t make any comment or publish the findings as of yet – it is going to RTÉ “for consideration”.
# Prime Time
BAI backs Miriam O'Callaghan in presidential debate row
Martin McGuinness had accused the presenter of treating him unfairly during the Prime Time candidates’ debate.
# Alcohol
Four in ten parents 'binge drink' at least once a month
More than 80 per cent of under-18s drink, with underage males saying they have an average of 10 drinks on a night out.
# Debt Collection
NAMA architect fears agency's pursuit of debts is "not sufficient"
Peter Bacon, who is credited with coming up with the idea for NAMA, says the agency’s debt pursuits are too narrow-minded.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In tonight’s Fix: What you need to know about the Finance Bill, latest on the Tallaght drive-by, and the man who’s betting on the Irish economy…
Column: Sex workers face brutal abuse. Do we want this to be ‘normal’?
It’s time for legal action on the ‘oldest profession’ – which is far from a necessary evil, writes Denise Charlton.
# Prostitution
Prostitution programme 'showed the appalling abuse of women' - Taoiseach
Enda Kenny told the Dáil today that the government intends to introduce legislation to clamp down on the prostitution industry in Ireland.
# Prime Time
RTÉ praised for 'hard hitting' programme on prostitution
Profiting from Prostitution revealed that about 700 women are currently selling sex in Ireland and their pimps are taking in massive profits as a result.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
Your evening round-up of the day’s main news…
# Taxis
Taxis face licensing crackdown in 'radical' reform plan
A long-awaited Government review of the industry aims to “eliminate the rogue elements”, Minister Alan Kelly has said.
Love/Hate leads nominations for 2012 IFTA awards
RTÉ’s crime drama is shortlisted in 10 TV categories, while films like Albert Nobbs and The Guard lead the field for film nominations.
# Bailout
IMF was in favour of Government burning senior bondholders
Ajai Chopra, Chief Negotiator with the IMF, reveals that his group would have backed such a move – but the European partners in the bailout would not.
# Bailout
Discussions for potential bailout happened months before announcement
IMF’s Ajai Chopra tells Prime Time special programme tonight that discussions started in summer 2010.
# Inquiry
Government announces inquiry into RTE programme on Kevin Reynolds
Pat Rabbitte announced that the independent inquiry will determine the ‘true facts and circumstances’ which led to the Prime Time programme on Fr Reynolds being broadcast earlier this year.
# Settlement
RTÉ says it cannot disclose Fr Reynolds settlement details
Fianna Fáil has called on the broadcaster to release details of the settlement but RTÉ says it is bound by a confidentiality agreement requested by the priest’s lawyers.
RTÉ internal review expected within weeks after 'wholly untrue' allegations
RTÉ apologised at the High Court yesterday to Fr Kevin Reynolds for false accusations made against him in a Prime Time Investigates programme in May.
# Abduction
'Please give him back': Abducted man's mother begs for his return
Ciarán Noonan, 29, was bundled into a black VW Golf in Dublin’s East Wall last Thursday.
# Race for the Áras
In full: Dana Rosemary Scallon’s statement on new allegations
The full text of a statement released by Dana Rosemary Scallon this evening, following allegations regarding members of her family.
# Race for the Áras
Dana vows to continue Áras campaign despite new allegations over family members
Dana Rosemary Scallon insists she will continue her Presidential campaign in spite of new allegations about members of her family.
# Race for the Áras
Dana meeting with legal team over unknown allegations
The independent presidential candidate has no public events scheduled today amid speculation she may withdraw.
Liveblog: The Prime Time presidential debate, as it happened
Relive the Prime Time debate, as Miriam O’Callaghan put the candidates under the microscope.
# Race for the Áras
Debates, debates everywhere... your guide to the remaining Áras clashes
There are six debates – at least! – left in the next 17 days of campaigning. Here’s your at-a-glance guide to what’s going on.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from the presidential election campaign trail; the perfect video to get you in the mood for tomorrow’s big game in New Zealand, and what happened when Clooney met Berlusconi?
# Aviva
Unions to meet with Aviva over fears for 1,000 jobs
Officials and representatives of the UNITE union will managers later today, fearing that 1,000 of its 2,100 staff could be laid off.
# Aviva
Aviva managers ‘refuse to deny’ 500 job losses on the way
Fears are growing that hundreds of jobs could be cut after unions met with managers at the insurance giant this morning.
PR firm sorry for calling Miriam a M.I.L.F.
Prime Time host Miriam O’Callaghan says “I’m flattered, but no thanks” to ‘Ireland’s Favourite MILF’ award
# GE11
Twitter reaction: the final leaders’ debate
While the final leaders’ debate raged on, we kept an eye on what the Twitter folk were saying. Here are some of yesterday evening’s better tweets.
# Face off
Who should have been dispatched to the naughty step on last night's Prime Time?
Every day of Election 2011, seeks your snap judgement on one of the pressing issues of the campaign.
# Developers' Wives
Developers could escape NAMA search for transferred assets
Developers who transferred assets before NAMA started up may not face any action from the state agency as it tackles transfers.
NAMA responds to Prime Time coverage of developers' lifestyles
State’s ‘bad bank’ says it will pursue developers who attempt to transfer assets beyond its scope.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you trust NAMA to force developers to pay their debts?
Last night’s Prime Time Investigates showed how developers who owe billions to NAMA are continuing to enjoy extravagant lifestyles involving helicopters, luxury cars – and expensive shopping trips. Do you trust the agency to protect the interests of taxpayers?