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# Wall Street Journal

Last month
April 2023
# Russia
Detained US journalist denied bail as he appears in Moscow court for first time
Evan Gershkovich’s arrest for alleged espionage has drawn international condemnation.
# Russia
Wall Street Journal correspondent charged with espionage in Russia
Gershkovich’s arrest last week was seen as a serious escalation of Moscow’s crackdown on the media.
# Evan Gershkovich
America urges Russia to release US journalist arrested for espionage
The US has pushed for the release of Evan Gershkovich, who was arrested last week, as well as Paul Whelan who holds joint Irish citizenship.
This year
# Russia
American journalist Evan Gershkovich arrested in Russia on spying charge
Announcement of his detention provoked criticism from Western authorities and media freedom groups.
All time
# Front Pages
'Trump Mob Storms Capitol': US and international papers react to Washington unrest
Supporters of US President Donald Trump occupied the US Capitol building yesterday.
# making the headlines
Three Wall Street Journal reporters expelled from China over article headline
The United States protested what it called an affront to press freedom, one day after it tightened rules on Chinese media organisations.
# Old rival
White House wanted warship USS John McCain 'out of sight' during Trump's Japan visit
Trump denied any knowledge of a directive to cover up the ship’s name, as reported by the Wall Street Journal.
# Karen McDougal
Recording emerges of Donald Trump discussing whether to 'pay in cash' for Playboy model's story
The recording by Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen was made months before the US president’s election.
# Arianna Huffington
Arianna Huffington is leaving the Huffington Post
Huffington is stepping down to focus on a new health start-up.
# which Clinton?
US papers taking all kinds of flak for headlining Hillary's nomination with a picture of Bill
One newspaper has gone so far as to admit it got things wrong in prioritising Bill over the first woman to ever receive a presidential nomination from a major US party.
# design feature
Ikea will be making it possible to move the walls in your house
Tests have been taking place in Sweden for the past two years.
# Your Say
Poll: How do you feel about postcodes?
They’re a-coming.
# Postcodes
8 arguments for and against postcodes in Ireland
Change is good. Or is it?
# minor injuries
New York City subway train derails in Queens
Seven people have been injured but nobody was taken to hospital.
# Missing
Missing Malaysian plane may have flown for 4 hours after losing contact - report
The Wall Street Journal says investigators suspect the missing plane could have been diverted to an unknown location.
# New York
Body of Irish student Davin Harrison recovered from US river
The 20-year-old had been rafting with a group of people when he got into trouble on Saturday afternoon.
# Fáilte
Best place for US business folk to retire? Ireland.
Wall Street Journal sister site MarketWatch recommends Ireland as its top spot for a happy retirement.
# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Bondholders
Noonan meets ECB head Draghi: Will he allow us burn the bondholders?
The Minister for Finance will travel to Frankfurt today, amid reports the ECB may let Spain impose losses on senior bondholders.
# I'm A Mac
Online travel agent targets Mac users with more expensive deals
Orbitz says that Apple Mac owners are more likely to book a four or five star hotel.
# 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.
# crisis
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.
# Shackleton
Polar heroes: National Concert Hall to celebrate Irish explorers
Ernest Shackleton’s granddaughter and cousin speak to about the explorer who was “ahead of his time”.
# Gaffe
Mark Wahlberg apologises for saying he could have prevented 9/11 hijackings
Wahlberg had suggested he could have single-handedly prevented the tragedy if he had been on one of the planes.
# Punt nua?
“We are not printing punts” – Central Bank responds to WSJ ‘printing press’ report
The Wall Street Journal’s people-in-the-know say the Central Bank of Ireland is evaluating whether it needs new printing presses.
# Wall Street Journal
Senior Murdoch exec resigns over Wall Street Journal 'circulation scam'
Allegations in the Guardian newspaper have forced Andrew Langhoff to step down.
# Billionaire Wars
Buffett to Murdoch: I'll show you mine if you show me yours
What is he talking about? Tax returns, of course.
# Markets
Global markets volatile on European banking worries and recession fears
Another volatile day on the markets as investors continue to worry about the European banking system and the possibility of America slipping into another recession.
# Hacking
David Cameron under pressure over links to phone hacking scandal
The UK’s most senior police officer appeared to fire a parting shot at the prime minister as Rebekah Brooks was bailed last night following 12 hours questioning.
Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior
No playdates, no TV, no computer games, no sleepovers and absolutely no excuses for bad grades: How Chinese mothers raise stereotypically successful kids.
# Bailout
Ireland's 'non bailout' a crutch for banks 'too big to save'
The world’s press seems broadly baffled by the €85bn deal, with the 5.8% interest rate coming under attack.
# Pay
The top 25 fat cats
The decade’s biggest earners.