In a brief statement outside Broadcasting House, Mr Entwistle said that he had decided to do the "honourable thing" and step down from his post.
Entwistle quits as BBC chief
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Armed man involved in garda standoff taken to hospital
Man was believed to be armed with 9mm pistol and reportedly firing shots at gardai from house. Credit: Damien Eagers
Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan speaking this afternoon
“To think that any member of my force would engage with the IRA at any level is beyond comprehension,” he said. Credit: Kyran O'Brien
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