Your Wednesday evening news catch-up

US authorities are outlining corruption allegations against seven FIFA officials, Sinn Féin has said the Government should hold a referendum before agreeing to the sale of Aer Lingus, RTE have released a statement addressing comments made by Joe Brolly and Tony Blair has resigned as the Quartet’s Middle East peace envoy after nearly eight years  Just some of the latest and most read stories on irishexaminer.com.

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US Attorney General: FIFA ‘corrupted worldwide soccer to enrich themselves’

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IRELAND

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SF: Hold a referendum on Aer Lingus sale

Sinn Féin has said the Government should hold a referendum before agreeing to the sale of Aer Lingus.

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MOST READ: So it's a Yes - now how do I get married?

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SPORT

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RTE on Brolly: ‘Ill-conceived attempt at humour’ will not be tolerated again

RTE have released a statement addressing comments made by Joe Brolly on the Sunday Game, and said a repeat performance “cannot and will not be tolerated”

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MOST READ: GAA history: Female official to referee men's inter-county Championship game

Cavan’s Maggie Farrelly will make history on Sunday when she referees the meeting of Fermanagh and Antrim in Brewster Park.

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WORLD

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Blair 'quits as Middle East envoy'

Tony Blair has resigned as the Quartet’s Middle East peace envoy after nearly eight years in the role, officials in Jerusalem have said.

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MOST READ: Teenager jailed for downloading bomb-building plans to PlayStation

A 14-year-old boy from Austria who downloaded bomb-making plans onto his PlayStation has been sentenced to a two-year jail term after pleading guilty to terrorism charges.

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ANALYSIS

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MICHAEL CLIFFORD: Martin leadership safe within the gaping power vacuum

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EXAMVIRAL

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WATCH: This emotional video sums up ’all the feels’ from Saturday

"I felt our family wasn’t recognised as being a family. It is now and I can’t thank the people of Ireland enough for what they did last Friday."

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MOST READ: Countdown begins for mission to discover whether there is life on Jupiter's mysterious moon Europa

The question as to whether there is life on Jupiter’s mysterious moon Europa is one step closer to being answered after Nasa announced more details of a three-year mission to find out.

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TECHNOW

MOST READ: There's an iPhone bug that can crash your phone with one text

A bug in Apple’s iOS has been discovered that can crash an iPhone by sending a single text message containing a certain string of characters.

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BUSINESS

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Irish Times wins battle to prevent UK online paper use 'The Times Ireland' title

The UK publisher of a new online newspaper has agreed not to use the name 'The Times Ireland' following legal objections.

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MOST READ: Damien Duff sees profits jump as he wings it Down Under

Accumulated profits at the firm owned by former Republic of Ireland winger Damien Duff jumped to €1.58m last year.

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LIFESTYLE

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MOST READ: How Google works hard to keep staff happy

The internet giant is famously nice to employees, who enjoy perks unheard of elsewhere. Emer Sexton takes a closer look and finds that while money can't make you happy it can lead to higher profits.  

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SHOWBIZ

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Bruce Jenner is now a woman after eight-hour surgery

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MOST READ: Irish woman receives message from Armenian who received her charity shoebox - 16 years ago

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