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Dublin: 10 °C Thursday 17 April, 2014

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# banned - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From The Score Asafa Powell given 18-month doping ban, says punishment is ‘unjust and unfair’ Drugs In Sport

Asafa Powell given 18-month doping ban, says punishment is ‘unjust and unfair’

The Jamaican sprint star tested positive for oxilophrine last year.

# banned - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From The Score FIFA orders transfer ban on Barcelona for next two windows Banned

FIFA orders transfer ban on Barcelona for next two windows

The sanctions are for a “serious” breach of rules in the signing of 10 under-age players.

# banned - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court: Domestic abusers can’t own guns Overruled

US Supreme Court: Domestic abusers can’t own guns

America’s top court has upheld a ruling barring anyone convicted of even a minor domestic violence charge from owning a firearm.

From TheJournal.ie Have a neck tattoo? Did you know you’re barred from joining the Defence Forces? Banned

Have a neck tattoo? Did you know you’re barred from joining the Defence Forces?

Minister for Defence Alan Shatter said there are no plans to review the rule.

# banned - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From The Score No jogging with friends in Burundi as you might be organising an ‘uprising’ Jog On

No jogging with friends in Burundi as you might be organising an ‘uprising’

Staying fit can be a lonely trek in East Africa.

From The Score George Boyd denied spitting at Joe Hart – but the FA has banned him anyway Banned

George Boyd denied spitting at Joe Hart – but the FA has banned him anyway

Boyd’s spitting charge was upheld at an independent hearing today.

# banned - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Katie Hopkins unwittingly signed an order banning her from public speaking* Banned

Katie Hopkins unwittingly signed an order banning her from public speaking*

*It’s not official. But it made us laugh anyway.

# banned - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Rubbish penis joke gets man banned for life from UK hotel Tough Crowd

Rubbish penis joke gets man banned for life from UK hotel

Not so funny NOW, is it Jason?

# banned - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This is why a woman was banned from keeping dogs for 2 years Animal Cruelty

This is why a woman was banned from keeping dogs for 2 years

An ISPCA inspector and gardaí found two emaciated boxer dogs at the woman’s house a year ago.

# banned - Saturday 1 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Meet the festival that celebrates the films Ireland banned Censored

Meet the festival that celebrates the films Ireland banned

Yep, it even includes Gone With the Wind.

# banned - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s the Scarlett Johansson advert that got banned by the Super Bowl Sodastream

Here’s the Scarlett Johansson advert that got banned by the Super Bowl

But not for the reason you’d expect.

# banned - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ban on Pirate Bay lifted by Dutch court Computer Says No

Ban on Pirate Bay lifted by Dutch court

Access to Pirate Bay is still blocked to the majority of Irish internet users.

From TheJournal.ie Demand for tickets to ‘blasphemous’ Bible play breaks website He's Not The Messiah

Demand for tickets to ‘blasphemous’ Bible play breaks website

The play was banned by councillors in Newtownabbey last week for being ‘disrespectful to Christians’.

# banned - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From The Score 12-week ban for McCarthy stamp rules Ian Evans out of Six Nations Banned

12-week ban for McCarthy stamp rules Ian Evans out of Six Nations

Welsh second row was sent off during Ospreys’ Heineken Cup defeat against Leinster.

# banned - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From The Score Jason Whelan banned for eight weeks following DCU incident Banned

Jason Whelan banned for eight weeks following DCU incident

Dublin forward banned for “inflicting injury recklessly” during the O’Byrne Cup defeat.

# banned - Sunday 22 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Topless rights protest attracts just four women… and over 100 photographers Brazil

Topless rights protest attracts just four women… and over 100 photographers

Under Brazil’s penal code, which dates back to the 1940s, female toplessness is an “obscene act,” punishable by three months to a year in prison, or fines. Even the law’s critics admit few are prosecuted.

# banned - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie EU proposes ban on cloning farm animals and selling clone meat Ban

EU proposes ban on cloning farm animals and selling clone meat

A ban on all imports into the EU of cloned animals was also proposed.

# banned - Monday 9 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge This Australian condom ad was banned for being too raunchy Banned

This Australian condom ad was banned for being too raunchy

Watch it here – heads up, it’s quite unsafe for work.

# banned - Friday 6 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Twerking banned in US school after student sets off fire alarm Twerk It Out

Twerking banned in US school after student sets off fire alarm

It was only a matter of time, really.

# banned - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From The Score Fan gets season-long ban for throwing beer on player Banned

Fan gets season-long ban for throwing beer on player

A Gloucester fan won’t be able to watch his team again after emptying his drink on Wasps’ Elliot Daly.

# banned - Thursday 17 October, 2013

From The Score 15 ‘c-bombs’ in FA disciplinary report on Paul Ince ban Banned

15 ‘c-bombs’ in FA disciplinary report on Paul Ince ban

Ince handed five-match ban after telling fourth official, “I’ll knock you f**king out you c**t.”

# banned - Friday 11 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie French court upholds ban on fracking Banned

French court upholds ban on fracking

France banned the practice in 2011 over the objections of the oil industry.

# banned - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From The Score Stephen Lee claims to be ‘totally innocent’ after match fixing ban Banned

Stephen Lee claims to be ‘totally innocent’ after match fixing ban

The former world number five says he has “done nothing wrong”.

From The Score Stephen Lee banned for 12 years for snooker match-fixing Banned

Stephen Lee banned for 12 years for snooker match-fixing

English snooker player found guilty on seven counts and suspended until 2024.

# banned - Saturday 17 August, 2013

From The Score Here’s a list of things that Paolo Di Canio has banned at Sunderland He So Crazy

Here’s a list of things that Paolo Di Canio has banned at Sunderland

The Italian coach has forbidden players from singing in the shower, claiming it “disrupts concentration”.

# banned - Friday 16 August, 2013

From The Score Martin Penrose ban upheld as appeal ‘not submitted within the period allowed’ Banned

Martin Penrose ban upheld as appeal ‘not submitted within the period allowed’

The Tyrone forward will miss the semi-final against Mayo on 25 August.

# banned - Thursday 25 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge This is the condom ad banned in Pakistan for being “too racy” Advertising

# banned - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton says 23 companies have been banned from JobBridge Internships

Joan Burton says 23 companies have been banned from JobBridge

The Social Protection Minister has answered questions about the government’s flagship internship scheme in the Dáil today.

# banned - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: What Irish companies need to know about cyberbullies in the workplace Opinion

Column: What Irish companies need to know about cyberbullies in the workplace

With new media comes new risks, writes Julie O’Neill who says many employers might not know they could be liable for statements made by their employees outside of working hours.

# banned - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie City Councillors vote to ban rickshaws from streets of Galway Off Yer Bike

City Councillors vote to ban rickshaws from streets of Galway

Claims that rickshaws are “too dangerous” and the streets of Galway are “too narrow” have been rubbished by a legal operator of the bike taxis.

# banned - Friday 8 March, 2013

From The Score Tevez arrested for driving while disqualified – reports Citizen's Arrest

Tevez arrested for driving while disqualified – reports

The Manchester City was banned from driving for six months in January.

# banned - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pocket knives to be allowed on US flights United States

Pocket knives to be allowed on US flights

The ban on pocket knives on US flights – in place since 9/11 – has now been lifted.

# banned - Friday 15 February, 2013

From The Score 6 Nations chiefs confirm Cian Healy is suspended for Leinster’s game this weekend Banned

6 Nations chiefs confirm Cian Healy is suspended for Leinster’s game this weekend

The prop was hit with a three-week ban this week for a stamp on England’s Dan Cole in the Lansdowne Rd defeat last weekend.

# banned - Thursday 31 January, 2013

From The Score Eden Hazard’s ban for kicking the Swansea ball boy won’t be increased Ballboy-gate

# banned - Friday 4 January, 2013

From The Score Time on his hands: Banned Dettori enters Celebrity Big Brother house Racing

Time on his hands: Banned Dettori enters Celebrity Big Brother house

Surely a nice break in the Bahamas would’ve been a better idea, Frankie?

# banned - Friday 30 November, 2012

From The Score Michael Jordan explains what happened when he was banned from a golf course Clarification

Michael Jordan explains what happened when he was banned from a golf course

The golfer was reprimanded for violating the dress code by wearing cargo.

# banned - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

From The Score ‘Unsporting’ Adriano slapped with one-match suspension Banned

‘Unsporting’ Adriano slapped with one-match suspension

Shakhtar’s Brazilian striker scored after taking advantage of an uncontested hop ball by the referee which was punted forward.

From TheJournal.ie Video: ‘Jacob Zuma’ fish and chips ad banned by South African broadcaster South Africa

Video: ‘Jacob Zuma’ fish and chips ad banned by South African broadcaster

The country’s state broadcaster SABC is refusing to air the 31-second spot which depicts President Zuma having fish and chips with his wives and children. Watch the ad…

# banned - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Russia briefly bans YouTube ‘by mistake’ Oops

Russia briefly bans YouTube ‘by mistake’

YouTube briefly appeared on the list of banned addresses today – but officials in Russia blamed a technical error.

# banned - Thursday 8 November, 2012

From The Score French starlets slapped with lengthy bans Banned

French starlets slapped with lengthy bans

Rennes’ Yann Mvila has been suspended from international football until the summer of 2014 as punishment for breaking a curfew.

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