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# banned - Friday 2 July, 2021

Straws, cutlery and cotton buds among single-use plastics banned from tomorrow
# Plastic Waste
# Plastic Waste

Straws, cutlery and cotton buds among single-use plastics banned from tomorrow

Jul 2nd 2021, 10:31 PM 79,312 Views 89 Comments

The EU directive was agreed upon in 2019.

# banned - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

World 400m champion handed two-year doping ban, misses Tokyo Olympics
# Barred
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# Barred

World 400m champion handed two-year doping ban, misses Tokyo Olympics

Jun 30th 2021, 7:07 PM 9,954 Views 2 Comments

Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrain clocked the third-fastest 400m in history to take the world title in Doha in 2019.

# banned - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Principal who stole over €200k from Cavan school struck off teaching register for 15 years
# Finbar Boyle
# Finbar Boyle

Principal who stole over €200k from Cavan school struck off teaching register for 15 years

Jun 17th 2021, 12:34 PM 54,766 Views 20 Comments

Finbar Boyle stole the money from the national school in Cavan over a number of years.

# banned - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Twitter suspended in Nigeria after president's tweet deleted for violating rules
# Banned
# Banned

Twitter suspended in Nigeria after president's tweet deleted for violating rules

Jun 5th 2021, 6:46 PM 20,193 Views 19 Comments

The government directive has been condemned by international human rights groups.

# banned - Thursday 6 May, 2021

EU watchdog says additive used in sweets and cakes not safe
# E171
# E171

EU watchdog says additive used in sweets and cakes not safe

May 6th 2021, 7:59 PM 43,388 Views 19 Comments

Its use in food was suspended in France last year over health fears.

# banned - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Bundee Aki gets four-game ban after red card against England
# Suspension
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# Suspension

Bundee Aki gets four-game ban after red card against England

Updated Mar 23rd 2021, 8:00 PM 41,720 Views 52 Comments

The ban comes as a big blow for Connacht ahead of their clash with Leicester.

# banned - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Bournemouth staff member's late intervention to stop Burnley playing suspended Pieters
# Close Call
From The42
# Close Call

Bournemouth staff member's late intervention to stop Burnley playing suspended Pieters

Feb 10th 2021, 12:26 PM 9,058 Views 3 Comments

The Dutch defender was ineligible for last night’s FA Cup tie, and both managers have praised Bournemouth’s head of media for flagging the error.

# banned - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

O'Mahony banned for three Six Nations games following red card against Wales
# Suspended
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# Suspended

O'Mahony banned for three Six Nations games following red card against Wales

Feb 9th 2021, 6:55 PM 46,144 Views 121 Comments

The 31-year-old was sent off for making contact with the head of Tomas Francis.

# banned - Friday 5 February, 2021

Ajax goalkeeper Onana handed 12-month ban following failed doping test
# Banned
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# Banned

Ajax goalkeeper Onana handed 12-month ban following failed doping test

Feb 5th 2021, 11:33 AM 6,338 Views 6 Comments

Cameroon international tested positive for the banned substance Furosemide.

# banned - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Trainer Charles Byrnes handed six-month suspension
# Banned
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# Banned

Trainer Charles Byrnes handed six-month suspension

Jan 19th 2021, 11:17 AM 5,258 Views 2 Comments

The Byrnes-trained Viking Hoard tested positive for a banned substance.

# banned - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Williams to miss Wales' Six Nations opener against Ireland due to suspension
# Banned
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# Banned

Williams to miss Wales' Six Nations opener against Ireland due to suspension

Jan 14th 2021, 1:26 PM 12,006 Views 12 Comments

The 29-year-old was sent off during the Scarlets’ defeat to Cardiff Blues last weekend.

# banned - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

YouTube suspends Trump’s account due to concerns about 'ongoing potential for violence'
# Videos
# Videos

YouTube suspends Trump’s account due to concerns about 'ongoing potential for violence'

Jan 13th 2021, 7:22 AM 19,714 Views 141 Comments

The video sharing website said it will also disable comments on the US president’s channel “indefinitely”.

# banned - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Mayo suspend 3 members of backroom team for 3 months after covert entry into All-Ireland final
# Banned
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# Banned

Mayo suspend 3 members of backroom team for 3 months after covert entry into All-Ireland final

Jan 12th 2021, 11:28 AM 48,863 Views 69 Comments

‘These individuals attended the game without the knowledge of the county board officers and the team manager.’

# banned - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Facebook and Twitter both (temporarily) ban Donald Trump from posting for the first time
# Banned
# Banned

Facebook and Twitter both (temporarily) ban Donald Trump from posting for the first time

Jan 7th 2021, 2:17 AM 32,154 Views 45 Comments

Twitter has given Trump until midday Irish-time to delete three of his tweets.

# banned - Monday 28 December, 2020

South Africa bans alcohol sales as cases rise to over one million
# Dry January
# Dry January

South Africa bans alcohol sales as cases rise to over one million

Dec 28th 2020, 9:17 PM 37,122 Views 47 Comments

South Africa passed one million recorded coronavirus cases yesterday.

# banned - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Grealish handed nine-month driving ban after crashing Range Rover during lockdown
# Off The Road
From The42
# Off The Road

Grealish handed nine-month driving ban after crashing Range Rover during lockdown

Dec 15th 2020, 11:50 AM 44,312 Views 27 Comments

The Aston Villa and England footballer pleaded guilty to two charges — including hitting two parked vehicles in March.

# banned - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Quins centre Esterhuizen to miss Munster clash after ban for striking with elbow
# Suspended
From The42
# Suspended

Quins centre Esterhuizen to miss Munster clash after ban for striking with elbow

Dec 9th 2020, 11:44 AM 9,987 Views 3 Comments

The South Africa international was sent off against Gloucester last weekend.

# banned - Friday 27 November, 2020

Connacht's Papali'i given five-week ban for Zebre red card
# Banned
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# Banned

Connacht's Papali'i given five-week ban for Zebre red card

Nov 27th 2020, 9:53 AM 7,899 Views 25 Comments

Papali’i was sent off during the second half of Sunday’s Pro14 win over Zebre.

# banned - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Former Springbok captain Chiliboy Ralepelle loses appeal against eight-year doping ban
# Banned
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# Banned

Former Springbok captain Chiliboy Ralepelle loses appeal against eight-year doping ban

Nov 12th 2020, 1:58 PM 9,293 Views 4 Comments

Ralepelle will be 40 when the ban expires in January 2027.

# banned - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

TikTok working to remove suicide video clips
# Banned
# Banned

TikTok working to remove suicide video clips

Sep 8th 2020, 6:20 PM 36,892 Views 21 Comments

The video-sharing app has said it will ban users that repeatedly try to share the footage on its platform.

# banned - Friday 31 July, 2020

Twitter permanently suspends Gemma O'Doherty's account over 'repeated violations'
# Banned
# Banned

Twitter permanently suspends Gemma O'Doherty's account over 'repeated violations'

Jul 31st 2020, 5:18 PM 88,505 Views 0 Comments

The social media giant said these included violations of its abusive behaviour and sensitive media policies.

# banned - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Ex-Springbok hooker handed eight-year doping ban after third positive test
# Drugs In Rugby
From The42
# Drugs In Rugby

Ex-Springbok hooker handed eight-year doping ban after third positive test

Updated Jul 1st 2020, 12:00 PM 23,372 Views 32 Comments

33-year-old Chiliboy Ralepelle won 25 caps for South Africa.

# banned - Sunday 31 May, 2020

Ex-Wales and Lions coach Howley reveals loss of his sister led to gambling problems
# Banned
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# Banned

Ex-Wales and Lions coach Howley reveals loss of his sister led to gambling problems

May 31st 2020, 10:04 AM 11,448 Views 9 Comments

The 49-year-old was sent home from the 2019 World Cup and handed a nine-month suspension from sport.

# banned - Friday 24 April, 2020

Sale Sharks player suspended for two games after signing for two clubs
# Banned
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# Banned

Sale Sharks player suspended for two games after signing for two clubs

Apr 24th 2020, 12:20 PM 10,540 Views 1 Comment

Sale Sharks have been been handed a suspended five-point deduction and fined.

# banned - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Marler handed 10-week ban for Alun Wyn Jones genital grab
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Marler handed 10-week ban for Alun Wyn Jones genital grab

Mar 12th 2020, 7:37 PM 13,188 Views 41 Comments

England prop banned following disciplinary hearing in Dublin.

Scarlets lock Lousi gets five-week ban for punching against Munster
# Suspension
From The42
# Suspension

Scarlets lock Lousi gets five-week ban for punching against Munster

Mar 12th 2020, 1:42 PM 7,518 Views 11 Comments

An initial 10-week suspension was halved due to Lousi’s clean disciplinary record and show of remorse.

# banned - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

France prop Haouas gets three-week ban for punch against Scotland
# Suspended
From The42
# Suspended

France prop Haouas gets three-week ban for punch against Scotland

Mar 11th 2020, 5:29 PM 5,155 Views 7 Comments

The 25-year-old had three weeks shaved off for his “good conduct, guilty plea and relative inexperience.”

# banned - Friday 28 February, 2020

Leeds goalkeeper Casilla gets eight-match ban and £60,000 fine for racial abuse
# Leeds
From The42
# Leeds

Leeds goalkeeper Casilla gets eight-match ban and £60,000 fine for racial abuse

Feb 28th 2020, 9:02 PM 6,122 Views 5 Comments

The former Real Madrid shot-stopper will miss all but three games of the remaining Championship season.

# banned - Monday 24 February, 2020

FAI to monitor effect of ban on heading at training introduced in Northern Ireland, England and Scotland
# Underage Football
From The42
# Underage Football

FAI to monitor effect of ban on heading at training introduced in Northern Ireland, England and Scotland

Updated Feb 24th 2020, 6:17 PM 6,779 Views 8 Comments

The guidelines are aimed at kids under 12 and will come into effect immediately.

# banned - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Microbeads have officially been outlawed in Ireland
# Microplastic Pollution
# Microplastic Pollution

Microbeads have officially been outlawed in Ireland

Feb 20th 2020, 2:59 PM 36,588 Views 21 Comments

Microbeads are mostly used in some soaps, shower gels and facial scrubs.

# banned - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

League of Ireland footballer Brandon Miele given two-year ban for anti-doping violation
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

League of Ireland footballer Brandon Miele given two-year ban for anti-doping violation

Jan 7th 2020, 2:42 PM 17,459 Views 9 Comments

Sport Ireland brought the case against the 26-year-old after he was randomly selected to provide a sample in April 2019.

# banned - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Menthol cigarettes will be banned in Ireland from May
# PROHIBITED
# PROHIBITED

Menthol cigarettes will be banned in Ireland from May

Jan 4th 2020, 6:30 AM 78,596 Views 58 Comments

Minister Harris says there is evidence that menthol flavoured cigarettes may be more addictive.

# banned - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Tottenham fail with Son appeal
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Tottenham fail with Son appeal

Dec 24th 2019, 4:38 PM 7,344 Views 7 Comments

Spurs will be without Son Heung-min for three games following his red card against Chelsea at the weekend.

# banned - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Munster's Arno Botha suspended for three weeks after red card against Saracens
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Munster's Arno Botha suspended for three weeks after red card against Saracens

Dec 11th 2019, 3:26 PM 7,892 Views 36 Comments

The South African back row was red-carded late in his team’s win last weekend.

# banned - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Kemboy cleared to race again following owner's Horse Racing Ireland ban
# Eligible
From The42
# Eligible

Kemboy cleared to race again following owner's Horse Racing Ireland ban

Nov 27th 2019, 6:27 PM 3,573 Views 1 Comment

The Cheltenham Gold Cup contender will feature in the Savills Chase at Leopardstown over Christmas after today’s decision.

# banned - Monday 4 November, 2019

Companies that break new alcohol advertisement rules will face fines and jail time
# Banned
# Banned

Companies that break new alcohol advertisement rules will face fines and jail time

Nov 4th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,642 Views 23 Comments

Alcohol ads will be banned near schools, creches and playgrounds from next week.

# banned - Monday 28 October, 2019

Wild Swans author Jung Chang "It is me that is being banned. I feel very sad... there is nothing I can do"
# Modern China
# Modern China

Wild Swans author Jung Chang "It is me that is being banned. I feel very sad... there is nothing I can do"

Oct 28th 2019, 10:00 PM 23,446 Views 7 Comments

Her latest book looks at the lives of the ‘fairytale’ Soong sisters and their rise to power.

# banned - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Vahaamahina to miss Clermont's trip to Ulster after picking up six-week ban for elbow
# Gone Til December
From The42
# Gone Til December

Vahaamahina to miss Clermont's trip to Ulster after picking up six-week ban for elbow

Oct 24th 2019, 5:00 PM 3,157 Views 7 Comments

The France lock was issued a red card in the quarter-final loss to Wales.

# banned - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Ireland will not appeal Aki ban as Herring flies in to replace Cronin
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Ireland will not appeal Aki ban as Herring flies in to replace Cronin

Oct 17th 2019, 4:24 AM 6,074 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland centre’s World Cup is now definitely over but he will remain in Japan.

# banned - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Ireland waiting to make decision on appealing Aki's three-game ban
# Appeal
From The42
# Appeal

Ireland waiting to make decision on appealing Aki's three-game ban

Updated Oct 15th 2019, 9:51 AM 26,268 Views 63 Comments

The Connacht man’s World Cup is over unless Ireland launch a successful appeal.

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