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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Awkward

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Forbes journalist apologises for mistakenly saying Michael D Higgins is gay
The journalist has described it as “the worst error” he has ever made.
11 of the world's most awkward social situations
This is where uncomfortable lives.
Steve Nash has probably been involved in better TV interviews
This is just car crash TV from start to finish.
Japanese officials mistakenly use public settings on Google Groups
The wrong privacy settings allowed anyone to see internal government memos.
This is definitely the most embarrassing voicemail you'll hear today
When the whale voice comes in you may lose it.
How to pull the ripcord on the worst conversations ever
You will never wade blindly through insufferable small talk ever again.
This video redefines awkward with just one "adult toy"
This man really has no idea what he’s doing.
VIDEO: Rory Best doesn't know the name of the Lions coach
Warren Gatland will not be impressed by the Ireland player’s failure to identify him in Question of Sport.
15 tragically lost battles with autocorrect
It is a worthy foe.
Girl gets name changed to "Masturbate" in school yearbook
She is really, really sound about it though.
Cole blanks media despite captain's honour
This evening’s events ultimately constituted a comedy caper that only England could generate.
If Ireland actually won the Eurovision, would we have anywhere to hold it?
Even if we don’t win tonight, we’ve been doing better in recent years – but could Ireland handle the Eurovision now that it’s gotten so much bigger?
11 reasons being in a lift is the most awkward thing ever
Being in a lift is just dreadful.
An American sports pundit farted on ESPN this morning*
The 6 most hated items of clothing on the internet
You’ll be throwing your crocs and leggings out in mere seconds.
This man laughing without smiling will make you uncomfortable
12 social media mishaps we want to bury forever
We just want to forget these things. Honestly.
9 things you've probably bought but never used
You definitely own at least three of these.
9 of the most mortifying moments you'll ever know
When you want to die inside.
Awkward Chatbot basically sums up all your online conversations
It’s like looking in an “online chat” mirror.
VIDEO: Mila Kunis talks Jägerbombs with nervous interviewer
She happily talks drinking, football and other lad related things.
VIDEO: Boy tries to pick up ladies with pop lyrics. Fails miserably.
Pop music could help you find love. Probably.
This is the most awkward TV moment you'll see today
50 Cent trying to kiss a TV reporter; failing.
The awkward way people flirt on dating app Tinder
“I can’t help but stare.” Please don’t.
VIDEO: Aston Villa prevail despite Weimann’s shocking miss
Charles N’Zogbia helped the hosts beat West Ham 2-0 in the Premier League today.
Martin McGuinness appointed Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead
An ancient British law requires resigning MPs to apply for a paid office of the British Crown in order to officially resign as James Martin Pacelli McGuinness, to give him his full name, said he would be doing earlier this week.
ELECTION BREAK! 10 horribly awkward moments
Watch this for a break from swing states and electoral collage votes, if you dare.
Trapattoni decision: A look at John Delaney's text messages today* (*may not be real)
The manager’s going nowhere for now.
Video: Charlie Bird meets Curb Your Enthusiam in hilarious mashup
Prepare to cringe.
Videos: 8 examples of how Irish politics is just like The Thick of It
And one Irish political saga that is just too bizarre even for a plotline on the British political sitcom….
Woman finds ex-boyfriend living in her attic
The man, who had recently been released from jail, could see into her bedroom through air vents.
Trap gives McClean dressing down in front of players over Twitter outburst
Meanwhile, Robbie Keane, Darren O’Dea, John O’Shea, Glenn Whelan and Jon Walters have all been allowed to return to their clubs ahead of Tuesday’s friendly.
In pics, videos: the 12 most awkward greetings of world leaders
It’s going to take a lot of diplomacy to smooth these over…
Here's your unfortunate Premier League image of the day
Aleksandar Kolarov was caught in a rather embarrassing position during today’s game between Liverpool and Man City.
The Morning Score: Wednesday
Five sporting stories that will thrill, enthrall, shock, excite and inform in equal measure.
43 days to Euro 2012: 'We're in This Together'
Mick Hucknall took to the hallowed turf of Wembley in a bid to win over a hostile audience at Euro 96. His efforts proved in vain.
Fez calls fix: Ulster flanker backs down after Twitter blast
Stephen Ferris’ itchy Twitter finger got him in a little trouble today…
London Olympic volunteers made to answer 'delicate' questions
Prospective volunteers for this summer’s event are required to undergo ‘sensitivity training’ ahead of its commencement.
Video: Finnish president's husband caught checking out Danish princess's cleavage
Personal info of YouPorn chat service users compromised, says company
It is not clear how many people were potentially affected by the breach of the chat service affiliated to the popular pornography website.