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# Ban

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Department looks at options for lifting ban on gay men donating blood
A policy paper being examined sets out options including a total removal of the ban and a time deferral on donation.
Why you shouldn't swear at fans - Delon Armitage handed 12 week ban
Not a great 24 hours for the two-time defending European champions.
Reports - Wexford senior hurler set to be hit with 48-week ban from GAA
Andrew Shore is facing a proposed suspension by the Warwickshire county board.
A Swiss footballer has been banned for 50 years after attacking a referee
And you thought that four months for Luis Suarez was harsh.
Celtic midfielder handed seven match ban after being found guilty of using racist insult
The club have announced they will appeal the decision.
Rio Ferdinand banned for three matches after derogatory Twitter comments
The QPR defender has also been fined £25,000.
Same-sex marriage now legal in more than half the US states
Seven more states were added to the list today.
Mayo invading fan: 'It wouldn’t have happened if the game had been played in Croke Park'
And Mick Barrett plans to appeal the one-year ban.
Mayo pitch invading GAA fan hit with ban after All-Ireland semi-final incident
The invasion took place in August at the Gaelic Grounds.
Delightful chip by Luis Suarez as he bags first goals for Uruguay since World Cup bite ban
The Barca striker is back in the headlines for the right reasons.
Denmark plans bestiality ban to curb the rise of animal sex tourism
The Government has said that animals need specific protection because “the can’t say no”.
Barcelona confirm Suarez in line to make debut in next month's El Clasico
The Uruguayan striker is eligible to face Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on 25 October.
California to become first US state to ban plastic bags
Under the Californian legislation, single-use plastic bags would disappear from grocery stores and pharmacies from 1 July, 2015.
Twitter reacts to Lee Keegan's ban getting overturned
The site largely approved of the decision to discount the player’s red card from last weekend’s Kerry-Mayo clash.
Over 21,000 motorists have been caught using their phone while driving this year
However, there have not yet been any prosecutions under a new law completely banning using a phone while driving.
Luis Suarez could make Barca debut in a friendly tomorrow
The Uruguayan’s ban was relaxed this week and he is free to play in non-competitive fixtures.
CAS proceedings begin as Suarez looks to get four-month ban halved
The Barcelona striker was present in Lausanne for his hearing this morning.
NFL Commissioner defends two-game ban for Ray Rice after domestic abuse
The suspension has been widely criticised.
CAS could reduce Suarez ban, in line to make Barca debut in El Clasico if not
Barcelona are hoping to have the Uruguayan striker’s suspension shortened but he will be eligible to face Real Madrid on 26 October regardless of next month’s decision.
Poll: Should under-18s be banned from buying spray paint?
Fianna Fáil is mulling over the suggestion after being approached by members of the public concerned about graffiti.
Same-sex ballroom dancing couples could be banned under new UK rules
Equality advocates and same-sex dancers called the move discriminatory.
FIFA suspends Nigerian Football Federation
The ruling is with immediate effect and comes after ‘government interference.’
Why was the Afghan government asked to ban Facebook?
It’s all to do with the presidential election.
The US military wants to get rid of its stockpile of landmines
It also wants to join a global treaty banning them.
We’ll Leave It There So: Suarez's biting ban, Portugal crash out and all today’s sport
Man United confirmed the signing of Ander Herrera, while a trio of Armagh players failed to have suspensions overturned.
Family and friends defend 'great guy' Luis Suarez after biting ban
The Liverpool striker’s grandmother admitted that the 27-year-old was always a hothead.
Read the full FIFA statement on Luis Suárez's four-month ban
The Uruguay forward has been punished for the incident involving Giorgio Chiellini.
UK man paralysed in road accident loses 'right to die' court battle
Paul Lamb wants the legal right to end his life with the help of a medic.
Wales prop Samson Lee hit with five-week ban for this headbutt
The 21-year-old admitted to the act of foul play in last weekend’s clash with South Africa.
No more sunbeds for debs goers
Pale all the way.
Breastfeeding pics won't be removed by Facebook anymore
The site says that breastfeeding is “natural and beautiful”.
Teachers taking up JobBridge scheme in the bad books with the union
The INTO has directed its members not to participate in the scheme.
Poll: Should smoking in cars when children are present be banned?
Going too far? Or should it have been done years ago?
Martin Fagan wins Terenure 5-mile as he returns from drugs ban
The Mullingar athlete is coming off a two-year ban for using EPO.
Banning mobile phones and cigarettes - this MEP candidate wants a simpler way of life
“We are literally floating in a sea of radiation nowadays. It’s completely reckless.”
Relief for David Meyler as he escapes FA Cup final ban for 'stamp' on Januzaj
The midfielder is now available for the May 17th clash with Arsenal.
Turkish court reverses ban on YouTube, but its Prime Minister isn't happy
The Turkish Prime Minister criticised the decision to overturn the ban on Twitter, saying the court was protecting a tool of foreign influence.
Poll: Should the sale of cigarettes be restricted to certain times?
The sale of tobacco products could be banned between 7am and 9am and after 6pm.
Heart attacks fell by more than 10 per cent after the workplace smoking ban
This Saturday marks the tenth anniversary of the ban’s implementation.
English FA want FIFA to enforce Anelka's punishment
The Frenchman’s sacking shouldn’t mean he escapes a ban.