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# banned - Monday 15 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 15th 2018, 1:56 PM 47,799 Views 81 Comments

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

# banned - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 26th 2018, 4:46 PM 4,896 Views 5 Comments

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

# banned - Thursday 20 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 20th 2018, 9:01 AM 10,443 Views 19 Comments

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

# banned - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

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

Sep 12th 2018, 9:02 AM 3,957 Views 9 Comments

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

# banned - Friday 7 September, 2018

Twitter permanently bans far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones
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# Banned

Twitter permanently bans far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Sep 7th 2018, 7:21 AM 17,772 Views 104 Comments

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

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

Aug 24th 2018, 8:53 AM 18,232 Views 21 Comments

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
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# Banned

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

Aug 23rd 2018, 4:24 PM 8,276 Views 45 Comments

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

# banned - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

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

Three New Zealand rugby players banned for doping violations

Jul 24th 2018, 10:16 AM 21,477 Views 17 Comments

All three suspensions are for two-year periods.

# banned - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

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

Jul 11th 2018, 11:06 AM 9,533 Views 7 Comments

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
# Sex Offenders Bill
# Sex Offenders Bill

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

Jun 24th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,214 Views 11 Comments

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
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# Banned

Denmark bans Islamic full-face veil in public spaces

May 31st 2018, 6:58 PM 28,613 Views 189 Comments

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
# Bad Idea
# Bad Idea

School shooting video game removed online after backlash

May 30th 2018, 9:48 PM 15,173 Views 31 Comments

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

# banned - Thursday 24 May, 2018

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

May 24th 2018, 12:00 PM 19,845 Views 29 Comments

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
# Data Privacy
# Data Privacy

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

May 15th 2018, 9:38 PM 11,214 Views 55 Comments

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

# banned - Friday 4 May, 2018

Atletico boss Simeone banned for Europa League final
# The Bold Step
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# The Bold Step

Atletico boss Simeone banned for Europa League final

May 4th 2018, 7:38 PM 8,830 Views 0 Comments

He has been slapped with a four-game ban.

# banned - Monday 30 April, 2018

Rugby league star banned for 14 months over cocaine use
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Rugby league star banned for 14 months over cocaine use

Apr 30th 2018, 2:18 PM 7,789 Views 19 Comments

Zak Hardaker was sacked by Castleford in February.

# banned - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

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

Warner and Smith handed year-long bans for ball tampering

Mar 28th 2018, 9:42 AM 6,230 Views 6 Comments

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

# banned - Monday 26 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 26th 2018, 12:35 PM 11,216 Views 50 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Should pepper spray be legalised in Ireland?

Mar 12th 2018, 9:19 AM 45,933 Views 73 Comments

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

# banned - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

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

Feb 27th 2018, 2:13 PM 7,461 Views 7 Comments

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

# banned - Friday 16 February, 2018

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

Feb 16th 2018, 11:27 AM 6,234 Views 13 Comments

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

# banned - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

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

Feb 13th 2018, 9:11 PM 7,051 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

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

Feb 2nd 2018, 10:45 PM 88,892 Views 336 Comments

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

# banned - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

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

Jan 17th 2018, 3:29 PM 5,811 Views 18 Comments

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

# banned - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Suspension sidelines England prop Marler for opening rounds of Six Nations
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Suspension sidelines England prop Marler for opening rounds of Six Nations

Jan 9th 2018, 9:59 PM 6,743 Views 7 Comments

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

# banned - Monday 8 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 8th 2018, 11:57 AM 4,878 Views 3 Comments

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

# banned - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

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

Jan 3rd 2018, 7:24 PM 8,172 Views 13 Comments

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
# Shane Ross

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

Jan 2nd 2018, 2:10 PM 25,277 Views 155 Comments

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

# banned - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 20th 2017, 8:17 PM 10,663 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Dec 5th 2017, 9:21 PM 10,214 Views 1 Comment

Paolo Guerrero denies he used drugs.

# banned - Friday 1 December, 2017

Three Irish jockeys handed two-year bans for cocaine use
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Three Irish jockeys handed two-year bans for cocaine use

Dec 1st 2017, 2:55 PM 7,146 Views 3 Comments

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
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Turkey bans all LGBTI events across Ankara province

Nov 19th 2017, 3:35 PM 18,994 Views 77 Comments

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
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Pope Francis orders ban on sale of cigarettes in the Vatican

Nov 9th 2017, 12:17 PM 12,997 Views 55 Comments

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
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Disney bans Los Angeles Times from press screenings after critical story

Nov 6th 2017, 10:50 PM 22,520 Views 12 Comments

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
# Censorship
# Censorship

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

Nov 4th 2017, 2:36 PM 18,234 Views 28 Comments

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

# banned - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 24th 2017, 10:06 AM 6,013 Views 3 Comments

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

# banned - Monday 16 October, 2017

France plans instant fines for cat-calling women
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# Banned

France plans instant fines for cat-calling women

Oct 16th 2017, 8:00 PM 27,263 Views 96 Comments

The new law will see men fined on the spot for lecherous and aggressive behaviour.

# banned - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Minister calls for ban on sulky racing on public roads
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Minister calls for ban on sulky racing on public roads

Oct 4th 2017, 6:20 AM 12,680 Views 48 Comments

Communications Minister Denis Naughten also wants a ban on animals being used in circuses.

# banned - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'It actually made me feel sick and it makes me feel sick now': Dan Carter on drink drive error
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'It actually made me feel sick and it makes me feel sick now': Dan Carter on drink drive error

Oct 3rd 2017, 8:18 AM 7,586 Views 8 Comments

Carter was banned from driving for five months after police caught him intoxicated behind the wheel in Paris last February.

# banned - Saturday 30 September, 2017

In the 21 years since Playboy hit Irish shelves, the mag has featured Rosanna Davison and Danny Healy-Rae
# Separate Appearances
# Separate Appearances

In the 21 years since Playboy hit Irish shelves, the mag has featured Rosanna Davison and Danny Healy-Rae

Sep 30th 2017, 4:00 PM 44,364 Views 25 Comments

Playboy magazine lost its founder this week with the death of Hugh Hefner.