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Drivetime Tuesday 4 December 2012

Drivetime

Drivetime

Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

Law students take legal action in Ireland over Facebook privacy issues

Law students take legal action in Ireland over Facebook privacy issues

Legal action is being taken against the Irish Data Protection Commissioner, over their audit of how Facebook deals with private data. We spoke to Max Schrems of Austrian group, "Europe vs Facebook", and to the Data Protection Commissione, Billy Hawks.

Exchequer figures.

Exchequer figures.

RTÉ'S Emma McNamara and DCU's Tony Foley examine the figures.

The Gathering - what is the reaction in the U.S.?

The Gathering - what is the reaction in the U.S.?

Niall O'Dowd, founder of IrishCentral.com is in New York to give the view there of The Gathering, events for which were launched today.

Olivia O'Leary's political column

Olivia O'Leary's political column

In her political column, Olivia O'Leary wonders what it's like to be a labour back bencher tonight.

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NATO, Obama, and France warn Syrian President not to use chemical weapons

NATO, Obama, and France warn Syrian President not to use chemical weapons

As fighting between rebel forces and al-Assad's army intensifies, Syria is warned about the international response to such a move

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EU Finance Ministers discuss a Europe wide banking union

EU Finance Ministers discuss a Europe wide banking union

From Brussels RTÉ's Europe Editor Tony Connelly in Brussels discusses the banking union proposal.

Programme Highlights

Jonathan Sugarman

A full full year before the banking collapse, the Central Bank and the Financial Regulator were notified of breaches of banking regulations on a massive scale in Dublin.

Science Week

More than 800 events are taking place around the country

Gambling/Addiction Series

Barry Lenihan reports on gambling and addiction.

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