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# ban - Friday 22 April, 2016

England international Joe Marler could be in trouble again following return from 'gypsy boy' ban
# Hot Water
From The42
# Hot Water

England international Joe Marler could be in trouble again following return from 'gypsy boy' ban

Apr 22nd 2016, 9:59 PM 11,963 Views 34 Comments

The prop was involved in another controversial incident in tonight’s European Challenge Cup semi-final match.

# ban - Thursday 21 April, 2016

School students in Paris have had their smoking areas taken away from them
# France
# France

School students in Paris have had their smoking areas taken away from them

Apr 21st 2016, 12:05 PM 13,395 Views 12 Comments

Schools had allowed pupils to smoke inside school premises to lower their risk of being attacked.

# ban - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Top 14 player handed 15-month ban for abuse of referee Romain Poite
# Heavy Sanction
From The42
# Heavy Sanction

Top 14 player handed 15-month ban for abuse of referee Romain Poite

Apr 20th 2016, 6:56 PM 20,702 Views 37 Comments

Oyonnax’s Silvere Tian is suspended until 30 June 2017.

Leinster's McFadden suspended for three weeks for dangerous tackle
# Ban
From The42
# Ban

Leinster's McFadden suspended for three weeks for dangerous tackle

Apr 20th 2016, 4:03 PM 5,802 Views 18 Comments

The 29-year-old floored Damien Hoyland at the RDS last weekend.

# ban - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Ballyboden star fails in bid to overturn ban for tomorrow's All-Ireland senior club final
# Major Blow
From The42
# Major Blow

Ballyboden star fails in bid to overturn ban for tomorrow's All-Ireland senior club final

Mar 16th 2016, 4:09 PM 6,701 Views 6 Comments

Midfielder Declan O’Mahony won’t play any part at Croke Park on St Patrick’s Day.

# ban - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Tomas Francis banned for eight weeks for Dan Cole eye incident
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Tomas Francis banned for eight weeks for Dan Cole eye incident

Mar 15th 2016, 3:28 PM 3,440 Views 3 Comments

The Exeter man had been named on the Welsh bench for the final weekend.

# ban - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Wales prop Francis cited for this alleged gouge in defeat to England
# In Trouble
From The42
# In Trouble

Wales prop Francis cited for this alleged gouge in defeat to England

Mar 13th 2016, 8:08 PM 8,565 Views 18 Comments

The Welshman will face a disciplinary hearing later this week.

# ban - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

A year and a half later, Luis Suarez's international ban for biting is set to end
# Exile
From The42
# Exile

A year and a half later, Luis Suarez's international ban for biting is set to end

Feb 10th 2016, 2:20 PM 8,596 Views 18 Comments

The star was banned from Uruguay matches after biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini.

# ban - Friday 22 January, 2016

The pubs definitely won't be open on Good Friday, but it's high time this changed
# Opinion
# Opinion

The pubs definitely won't be open on Good Friday, but it's high time this changed

Jan 22nd 2016, 8:00 AM 855 Views 131 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald said she would not be changing the law this year to open pubs on Good Friday. Dale McDermott says it’s time.

# ban - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Leicester lock gets a one-week ban for this punch against Saracens
# Ban
From The42
# Ban

Leicester lock gets a one-week ban for this punch against Saracens

Jan 7th 2016, 11:20 AM 6,648 Views 7 Comments

Dom Barrow is free to play in the Champions Cup next week.

# ban - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Nine-year ban on the cards for Fifa secretary general
# Jerome Valcke
From The42
# Jerome Valcke

Nine-year ban on the cards for Fifa secretary general

Jan 5th 2016, 3:02 PM 2,531 Views 2 Comments

The French man is set for the suspension over corruption allegations.

# ban - Friday 18 December, 2015

Cian Healy free to play against Toulon after EPCR suspend two-week suspension
# Free Cian
From The42
# Free Cian

Cian Healy free to play against Toulon after EPCR suspend two-week suspension

Dec 18th 2015, 6:48 PM 7,489 Views 18 Comments

The disciplinary process has been a messy affair.

# ban - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Dutch club banned from European football for three years
# Ban
From The42
# Ban

Dutch club banned from European football for three years

Dec 16th 2015, 8:42 AM 14,965 Views 3 Comments

Steve McClaren’s former club FC Twente were banned by the Dutch FA.

# ban - Friday 11 December, 2015

Parents can't rely on 'reasonable chastisement' when slapping their kids anymore
# Corporal Punishment
# Corporal Punishment

Parents can't rely on 'reasonable chastisement' when slapping their kids anymore

Dec 11th 2015, 8:10 AM 24,422 Views 159 Comments

Slapping has been effectively banned after new legislation was signed into law.

# ban - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

'Fascist' and 'unhinged': Trump slammed over call for ban on Muslims entering the US
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

'Fascist' and 'unhinged': Trump slammed over call for ban on Muslims entering the US

Dec 8th 2015, 8:16 AM 32,658 Views 170 Comments

He did not specify if the proposal would affect both tourists and immigrants.

# ban - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Swiss region set to ban full face veil
# Ticino
# Ticino

Swiss region set to ban full face veil

Nov 25th 2015, 9:36 AM 23,341 Views 181 Comments

The bill was inspired by a controversial French law barring women from wearing a niqab, a head-to-toe body covering, in public.

# ban - Friday 13 November, 2015

Why some TDs will have their iPhones and iPads taken from them next week
# Naughty Naughty
# Naughty Naughty

Why some TDs will have their iPhones and iPads taken from them next week

Nov 13th 2015, 5:30 PM 24,536 Views 28 Comments

Members of the banking inquiry will be barred from using any electronic devices when they view the draft report next week.

# ban - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

The last legal defence for slapping children is set to be removed
# Smacking Ban
# Smacking Ban

The last legal defence for slapping children is set to be removed

Oct 21st 2015, 3:05 PM 19,593 Views 72 Comments

A new poll finds most people do not favour an all-out ban on parents smacking their children.

# ban - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Samoa wing Tuilagi handed 5-week ban for 'striking with the knee'
# Ban
From The42
# Ban

Samoa wing Tuilagi handed 5-week ban for 'striking with the knee'

Oct 7th 2015, 9:02 AM 6,161 Views 7 Comments

As well as the last game of the World Cup he’ll miss four English Premiership games.

# ban - Monday 21 September, 2015

Fiji flanker banned for one week following 'dangerous' tackle on Jonny May
# Ban
From The42
# Ban

Fiji flanker banned for one week following 'dangerous' tackle on Jonny May

Sep 21st 2015, 2:57 PM 3,621 Views 9 Comments

Dominiko Waqaniburotu was cited despite being cleared by the TMO during the game.

# ban - Sunday 6 September, 2015

South African rugby international gets two-year ban for doping
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

South African rugby international gets two-year ban for doping

Sep 6th 2015, 3:54 PM 10,811 Views 9 Comments

Chiliboy Ralepelle tested positive for the banned substance drostanolone.

# ban - Saturday 5 September, 2015

'Extraordinary', 'decent thing', 'a joke' - GAA stars react to Diarmuid Connolly clearance
# Free Man
From The42
# Free Man

'Extraordinary', 'decent thing', 'a joke' - GAA stars react to Diarmuid Connolly clearance

Sep 5th 2015, 9:37 AM 23,804 Views 79 Comments

The Dubs attacking star is clear to play today against Mayo.

# ban - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Welsh rugby player gets 4-year ban for anti-doping violation
# Violation
From The42
# Violation

Welsh rugby player gets 4-year ban for anti-doping violation

Aug 25th 2015, 2:32 PM 9,632 Views 22 Comments

It is the second longest ban ever handed to a Welsh rugby player for a doping offence.

# ban - Monday 17 August, 2015

Feeling pressured by men, Ivory Coast women ignore ban on skin-whitening creams
# Chasing Fair Skin
# Chasing Fair Skin

Feeling pressured by men, Ivory Coast women ignore ban on skin-whitening creams

Aug 17th 2015, 6:10 AM 34,101 Views 46 Comments

The country banned lightening products earlier this year.

# ban - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

We'll Leave it There So: McCann set for ban, Andy Lee fight change and all today's sport
# Wednesday
From The42
# Wednesday

We'll Leave it There So: McCann set for ban, Andy Lee fight change and all today's sport

Aug 12th 2015, 8:21 PM 12,374 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, boxers Mick Conlan and Dean Walsh are now guaranteed medals at the European Championships.

Joe Brolly says the proposed Tiernan McCann ban is 'unlawful'
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Joe Brolly says the proposed Tiernan McCann ban is 'unlawful'

Aug 12th 2015, 5:08 PM 24,866 Views 53 Comments

The pundit has suggested the player should not be punished too excessively for his dive.

# ban - Saturday 1 August, 2015

San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels
# Fizzy Pop Fightback
# Fizzy Pop Fightback

San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels

Aug 1st 2015, 8:15 AM 16,914 Views 39 Comments

It has also banned advertising sugary drinks on city property, like billboards.

# ban - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Ex-RUC man banned from football games over 'we're racist and we like it' chants
# Five Years
# Five Years

Ex-RUC man banned from football games over 'we're racist and we like it' chants

Jul 22nd 2015, 4:53 PM 22,232 Views 74 Comments

50-year-old Richard Barklie remains a director with rights group the World Human Rights Forum.

# ban - Friday 17 July, 2015

Former Ireland U21 international receives suspended drugs ban
# Outcome
From The42
# Outcome

Former Ireland U21 international receives suspended drugs ban

Jul 17th 2015, 7:33 PM 16,098 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old Monaghan-born goalkeeper denies any deliberate wrongdoing.

Instagram banned the #curvy hashtag and users have hit back
# Curvee
# Curvee

Instagram banned the #curvy hashtag and users have hit back

Jul 17th 2015, 12:41 PM 40,668 Views 108 Comments

Users launched a brand new hashtag to celebrate curvy women…

# ban - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Irish sprinter claims 'miscarriage of justice' after two-year ban for doping
# Ban
From The42
# Ban

Irish sprinter claims 'miscarriage of justice' after two-year ban for doping

Jul 16th 2015, 5:44 PM 21,787 Views 20 Comments

Steven Colvert was found guilty of testing positive for EPO.

# ban - Thursday 9 July, 2015

South Dublin and Salthill water not fit for swimming
# Get Out
# Get Out

South Dublin and Salthill water not fit for swimming

Jul 9th 2015, 7:22 PM 20,807 Views 16 Comments

And not for the first time. The water at Sandymount and Merrion Strands has been temporarily deemed not fit for swimmers.

# ban - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

S*@#! Waterford has banned swearing in its public parks
# Curse That
# Curse That

S*@#! Waterford has banned swearing in its public parks

Jun 24th 2015, 3:32 PM 10,036 Views 51 Comments

But how careful do you have to be?

Waterford has banned swearing... so how careful do you have to be?
# Shite
From The Daily Edge
# Shite

Waterford has banned swearing... so how careful do you have to be?

Jun 24th 2015, 3:17 PM 5,048 Views 7 Comments

We investigated.

# ban - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Japan has overturned a 67-year-old law banning dancing after midnight
# Get On The Floor
# Get On The Floor

Japan has overturned a 67-year-old law banning dancing after midnight

Jun 18th 2015, 6:15 AM 11,711 Views 15 Comments

It was introduced to protect the country’s youth from the more liberal attitudes of US citizens.

# ban - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Nestle have been ordered to withdraw €44.4 million worth of noodles
# Gone To Pot (noodle)
# Gone To Pot (noodle)

Nestle have been ordered to withdraw €44.4 million worth of noodles

Jun 16th 2015, 10:31 AM 14,319 Views 11 Comments

India’s food safety regulator has said the product contains excessive levels of lead.

# ban - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Jewish group tried to ban mums from driving their kids to its schools
# Wheely Bad Idea
# Wheely Bad Idea

Jewish group tried to ban mums from driving their kids to its schools

Jun 6th 2015, 12:01 PM 19,228 Views 67 Comments

It is now reported to have backed down and said it shouldn’t have sent out the letter announcing the ban.

# ban - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Making parents criminals for smacking their kids? "Totally unacceptable"
# Nanny State
# Nanny State

Making parents criminals for smacking their kids? "Totally unacceptable"

May 28th 2015, 9:37 AM 13,119 Views 160 Comments

One TD is very unhappy about the proposal.

# ban - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Hartley handed 4-week ban for headbutt, misses England's opening World Cup game
# Suspended
From The42
# Suspended

Hartley handed 4-week ban for headbutt, misses England's opening World Cup game

May 27th 2015, 9:57 PM 7,993 Views 30 Comments

The Northampton Saints hooker has pleaded guilty to striking Jamie George of Saracens.

# ban - Thursday 7 May, 2015

48 week ban overturned, back with Wexford and all set for summer hurling
# Got The Green Light
From The42
# Got The Green Light

48 week ban overturned, back with Wexford and all set for summer hurling

May 7th 2015, 6:00 PM 4,856 Views 1 Comment

Andrew Shore is back at the heart of the Wexford defence.