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# banned - Monday 12 November, 2018

UK couple who named child after Hitler among six convicted of being members of neo-Nazi group

One was found to have a terrorist “manual” on his laptop that gave advice on homemade explosives.

# banned - Monday 5 November, 2018

From The42 Irish jockey handed four-year ban after testing positive for cocaine Punishment

Irish jockey handed four-year ban after testing positive for cocaine

Christopher Timmons tested positive at a meeting in Ballinrobe in May.

# banned - Thursday 25 October, 2018

From The42 Lance Armstrong's former manager handed lifetime ban from cycling CAS

Lance Armstrong's former manager handed lifetime ban from cycling

‘There are a lot of things I wish I could have done differently, and there are certain actions I now deeply regret,’ said Johan Bruyneel.

# banned - Friday 19 October, 2018

From The42 Toulouse to appeal Kaino's five-week ban for 'striking with the shoulder' Clear And Obvious

Toulouse to appeal Kaino's five-week ban for 'striking with the shoulder'

The former All Black was suspended for a tackle on Bath’s Jamie Roberts.

# banned - Monday 15 October, 2018

Rough sleeping banned in Hungary as new homelessness law comes into force

A constitutional amendment approved by the parliament in June banned “habitual residence in a public space”.

# banned - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

From The42 Edinburgh prop handed four-week ban for foul play on Leinster's Dan Leavy Punishment

Edinburgh prop handed four-week ban for foul play on Leinster's Dan Leavy

Pierre Schoeman was shown red during the Pro14 clash between the sides last weekend.

# banned - Thursday 20 September, 2018

From The42 Toulon centre Bastareaud escapes with five-week ban for shocking striking offence Lenient

Toulon centre Bastareaud escapes with five-week ban for shocking striking offence

The Toulon and France centre was red carded for his forearm smash on Christophe Samson.

# banned - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

From The42 Former UFC champion Werdum banned for two years following failed doping test Banned

Former UFC champion Werdum banned for two years following failed doping test

Brazilian, 41, tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid.

# banned - Friday 7 September, 2018

Twitter permanently bans far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

The far-right conspiracy theorist is best known for calling the 9/11 attacks an inside job and describing the Sandy Hook school massacre as a hoax.

# banned - Friday 24 August, 2018

From The42 Chris Ashton banned for seven weeks for this tip tackle in pre-season friendly Banned This post contains videos

Chris Ashton banned for seven weeks for this tip tackle in pre-season friendly

England international will miss first six games of the Premiership season.

# banned - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Temporary ban on drones to be enforced in parts of Dublin and Knock during Pope visit

The Air Corps said that “if you use a drone in the Dublin area you may be acting illegally”.

# banned - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

From The42 Three New Zealand rugby players banned for doping violations Drugs In Rugby

Three New Zealand rugby players banned for doping violations

All three suspensions are for two-year periods.

# banned - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

From The42 Roy O'Donovan loses appeal against 10-match ban for flying kick Banned

Roy O'Donovan loses appeal against 10-match ban for flying kick

The former Cork City and Sunderland striker has been landed with the second-longest suspension in A-League history.

# banned - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Calls for convicted sex offenders to be banned from using dating apps

A Fine Gael Senator says judges should be able to order the offender not to use any dating apps following their sentencing/release.

# banned - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Denmark bans Islamic full-face veil in public spaces

Wearing a burqa, which covers a person’s entire face, or the niqab in public will lead to a fine of €134.

# banned - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

School shooting video game removed online after backlash

The Active Shooter video game was pulled days before it was to be released.

# banned - Thursday 24 May, 2018

From The42 Australia prop suspended for two months after twice testing positive for cocaine Banned

Australia prop suspended for two months after twice testing positive for cocaine

James Slipper was suspended and fined by Rugby Australia after testing positive for cocaine.

# banned - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Facebook banned 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of the year

Facebook said those closures came on top of blocking millions of attempts to create fake accounts every day.

# banned - Friday 4 May, 2018

From The42 Atletico boss Simeone banned for Europa League final The Bold Step

Atletico boss Simeone banned for Europa League final

He has been slapped with a four-game ban.

# banned - Monday 30 April, 2018

From The42 Rugby league star banned for 14 months over cocaine use Banned

Rugby league star banned for 14 months over cocaine use

Zak Hardaker was sacked by Castleford in February.

# banned - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

From The42 Warner and Smith handed year-long bans for ball tampering Just Not Cricket

Warner and Smith handed year-long bans for ball tampering

The pair were handed the punishment for their role in a premeditated plan to tamper with the ball.

# banned - Monday 26 March, 2018

From The42 Jason Sherlock to serve eight-week ban following Galway sideline incident Banned

Jason Sherlock to serve eight-week ban following Galway sideline incident

Jim Gavin confirms that Sherlock will not challenge the CCCC’s proposed ban.

# banned - Monday 12 March, 2018

Poll: Should pepper spray be legalised in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should pepper spray be legalised in Ireland?

Pepper spray and taser guns are currently illegal to possess here.

# banned - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

From The42 Ex-Arsenal and Man City midfielder Samir Nasri handed six-month doping ban Banned

Ex-Arsenal and Man City midfielder Samir Nasri handed six-month doping ban

The French international had appealed to Uefa for a therapeutic use exemption.

# banned - Friday 16 February, 2018

From The42 Mayo selector Tony McEntee slapped with proposed eight-week ban after Galway clash Banned

Mayo selector Tony McEntee slapped with proposed eight-week ban after Galway clash

Galway and Mayo county boards have been fined €4,000 each.

# banned - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

From The42 Italian U20 star handed four-week ban for tip tackle in Dublin Banned

Italian U20 star handed four-week ban for tip tackle in Dublin

Jacopi Bianchi won’t play for a while after his challenge on Jack Dunne.

# banned - Friday 2 February, 2018

Priests say Mary McAleese being banned from Vatican conference is 'embarrassing'

The inclusion of McAleese on the Voices of Faith speaker panel was opposed by Cardinal Kevin Farrell.

# banned - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

From The42 Bastareaud to miss Ireland game following 3-week suspension for homophobic slur Banned

Bastareaud to miss Ireland game following 3-week suspension for homophobic slur

The Toulon centre made the remark to Benetton Rugby’s Sebastian Negri Da Oleggio last weekend.

# banned - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

From The42 Suspension sidelines England prop Marler for opening rounds of Six Nations Banned

Suspension sidelines England prop Marler for opening rounds of Six Nations

Marler was red-carded in the second half of Harlequins’ 30-29 defeat at Sale Sharks on Saturday.

# banned - Monday 8 January, 2018

From The42 Leeds forward slapped with six-match ban for spitting at opponent during FA Cup tie Unsavoury

Leeds forward slapped with six-match ban for spitting at opponent during FA Cup tie

Samu Saiz was sent off during the final minutes of Leeds’ FA Cup defeat to Newport County yesterday.

# banned - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From The42 Arnold out of Munster's Champions Cup games after three-week ban for red card Banned

Arnold out of Munster's Champions Cup games after three-week ban for red card

The centre appeared in front of a Pro14 disciplinary panel earlier.

# banned - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence

Shane Ross said he wants a sliding scale to be brought in.

# banned - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

From The42 Cian Healy banned for three weeks and will miss Leinster's Christmas inter-pros Bold Step

Cian Healy banned for three weeks and will miss Leinster's Christmas inter-pros

The prop was found guilty of an act of foul play during the province’s win over Exeter Chiefs last Saturday.

# banned - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

From The42 Former Bayern Munich and Hamburg striker has doping ban extended by Fifa Banned

Former Bayern Munich and Hamburg striker has doping ban extended by Fifa

Paolo Guerrero denies he used drugs.

# banned - Friday 1 December, 2017

From The42 Three Irish jockeys handed two-year bans for cocaine use Banned

Three Irish jockeys handed two-year bans for cocaine use

Ger Fox, Danny Benson and Roger Quinlan tested positive for a banned substance at Galway last month.

# banned - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province

Homosexuality has been legal since the creation of the modern Turkish republic in 1923.

# banned - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Pope Francis orders ban on sale of cigarettes in the Vatican

The move will see the Vatican give up an estimated €10 million a year in profits.

# banned - Monday 6 November, 2017

Disney bans Los Angeles Times from press screenings after critical story

Disney said that LA Times showed “a complete disregard for basic journalistic standards”.

# banned - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'We cannot tolerate this': Outcry after Afghanistan bans WhatsApp

Afghan authorities said that it was just “testing new technologies” when explaining the reasons for the ban.

# banned - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

From The42 2015 world snooker champion handed six-month ban for breaking gambling rules Betting

2015 world snooker champion handed six-month ban for breaking gambling rules

The WPBSA estimate that Stuart Bingham placed bets worth £35,771.

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