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Dutch club banned from European football for three years
Steve McClaren’s former club FC Twente were banned by the Dutch FA.
Parents can't rely on 'reasonable chastisement' when slapping their kids anymore
Slapping has been effectively banned after new legislation was signed into law.
'Fascist' and 'unhinged': Trump slammed over call for ban on Muslims entering the US
He did not specify if the proposal would affect both tourists and immigrants.
Swiss region set to ban full face veil
The bill was inspired by a controversial French law barring women from wearing a niqab, a head-to-toe body covering, in public.
Why some TDs will have their iPhones and iPads taken from them next week
Members of the banking inquiry will be barred from using any electronic devices when they view the draft report next week.
The last legal defence for slapping children is set to be removed
A new poll finds most people do not favour an all-out ban on parents smacking their children.
Samoa wing Tuilagi handed 5-week ban for 'striking with the knee'
As well as the last game of the World Cup he’ll miss four English Premiership games.
Fiji flanker banned for one week following 'dangerous' tackle on Jonny May
Dominiko Waqaniburotu was cited despite being cleared by the TMO during the game.
South African rugby international gets two-year ban for doping
Chiliboy Ralepelle tested positive for the banned substance drostanolone.
'Extraordinary', 'decent thing', 'a joke' - GAA stars react to Diarmuid Connolly clearance
The Dubs attacking star is clear to play today against Mayo.
Welsh rugby player gets 4-year ban for anti-doping violation
It is the second longest ban ever handed to a Welsh rugby player for a doping offence.
Feeling pressured by men, Ivory Coast women ignore ban on skin-whitening creams
The country banned lightening products earlier this year.
We'll Leave it There So: McCann set for ban, Andy Lee fight change and all today's sport
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'
The pundit has suggested the player should not be punished too excessively for his dive.
San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels
It has also banned advertising sugary drinks on city property, like billboards.
Ex-RUC man banned from football games over 'we're racist and we like it' chants
50-year-old Richard Barklie remains a director with rights group the World Human Rights Forum.
Former Ireland U21 international receives suspended drugs ban
The 23-year-old Monaghan-born goalkeeper denies any deliberate wrongdoing.
Instagram banned the #curvy hashtag and users have hit back
Users launched a brand new hashtag to celebrate curvy women…
Irish sprinter claims 'miscarriage of justice' after two-year ban for doping
Steven Colvert was found guilty of testing positive for EPO.
South Dublin and Salthill water not fit for swimming
And not for the first time. The water at Sandymount and Merrion Strands has been temporarily deemed not fit for swimmers.
S*@#! Waterford has banned swearing in its public parks
But how careful do you have to be?
Waterford has banned swearing... so how careful do you have to be?
We investigated.
Japan has overturned a 67-year-old law banning dancing after midnight
It was introduced to protect the country’s youth from the more liberal attitudes of US citizens.
Nestle have been ordered to withdraw €44.4 million worth of noodles
India’s food safety regulator has said the product contains excessive levels of lead.
Jewish group tried to ban mums from driving their kids to its schools
It is now reported to have backed down and said it shouldn’t have sent out the letter announcing the ban.
Making parents criminals for smacking their kids? "Totally unacceptable"
One TD is very unhappy about the proposal.
Hartley handed 4-week ban for headbutt, misses England's opening World Cup game
The Northampton Saints hooker has pleaded guilty to striking Jamie George of Saracens.
48 week ban overturned, back with Wexford and all set for summer hurling
Andrew Shore is back at the heart of the Wexford defence.
European Court of Justice rules lifetime ban of gay men giving blood "may be justified"
The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has moved to have the ban lifted in Ireland.
Should Toulon's Suta be cited for this dangerous choke hold against Leinster?
Referee Wayne Barnes felt the actions warranted only a penalty in Marseille.
Zlatan has earned himself a lengthy ban for calling France a 's**t country'
The PSG striker went on a televised rant last month.
Indian farmers now have to provide mugshots of their cows
Big Nick Williams given a big 8-week ban for striking
The powerful Ulster number eight had a 16-week sentence reduced by eight weeks.
China's communist government have declared 66 golf courses 'illegal'
The ruling party have long had an ambivalent relationship with the sport.
Poll: Should sunbed use be banned?
They’re already banned in Brazil and parts of Australia.
48 week ban for Wexford hurler is overturned and he's free to play in 2015
Good news for Andrew Shore.
Pape considering appealing suspension, says Saint-Andre
Pascal Pape is thinking about appealing his 10-week ban for kneeing Ireland’s Jamie Heaslip in the back.
After 15 years, China has lifted its ban on Irish beef
But hold on, more inspections are still needed.
'Happy hours' a thing of the past under Leo's new sunbed rules
The Health Minister noted his “genetic tan” as he announced new measures today.
Will we be able to buy drink on Good Friday this year? Publicans think it's a possibility...
This comes after Irish publicans held a meeting with Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald.