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# banned - Thursday 25 September, 2014

We didn't mean to objectify women, say Newbridge Silverware on banned ad
# Banned
From The Daily Edge
# Banned

We didn't mean to objectify women, say Newbridge Silverware on banned ad

Sep 25th 2014, 1:37 PM 33,212 Views 105 Comments

The ad for a new jewellery range was deemed too sexy by the Advertising Standards Authority.

# banned - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Poll: Should all third-level campuses go 'smoke-free'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should all third-level campuses go 'smoke-free'?

Aug 30th 2014, 9:25 AM 10,928 Views 106 Comments

UCD is to ban the sale of tobacco products on campus from 1 September.

# banned - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Miley Cyrus has been banned from the Dominican Republic on 'morality grounds'
# Can Stop
From The Daily Edge
# Can Stop

Miley Cyrus has been banned from the Dominican Republic on 'morality grounds'

Aug 23rd 2014, 3:40 PM 1,855 Views 1 Comment

She’s not coming in like a wrecking ball, sorry.

# banned - Friday 1 August, 2014

'Mexico have a history of it' - Four players suspended after Milk Cup on-field brawl
# Ugly Scenes
From The42
# Ugly Scenes

'Mexico have a history of it' - Four players suspended after Milk Cup on-field brawl

Aug 1st 2014, 1:05 PM 5,867 Views 15 Comments

Three Mexican players and one Northern Irish have been handed additional bans after Wednesday night.

# banned - Saturday 26 July, 2014

New York bar causes uproar with 'no Irish drunks' sign
# Payback
From The Daily Edge
# Payback

New York bar causes uproar with 'no Irish drunks' sign

Jul 26th 2014, 4:02 PM 9,304 Views 10 Comments

The bar’s owner was forced to change it to something a bit… lighter.

# banned - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel
# No-Fly Zone
# No-Fly Zone

US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:02 PM 9,123 Views 30 Comments

The ban is in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from the international airport, said the FAA.

# banned - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Read the full FIFA statement on Luis Suárez's four-month ban
# Kick In The Teeth
From The42
# Kick In The Teeth

Read the full FIFA statement on Luis Suárez's four-month ban

Jun 26th 2014, 3:17 PM 4,248 Views 25 Comments

The Uruguay forward has been punished for the incident involving Giorgio Chiellini.

# banned - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

North Korea calls James Franco and Seth Rogen's new film an "act of war"
# Kim Jong-un
From The Daily Edge
# Kim Jong-un

North Korea calls James Franco and Seth Rogen's new film an "act of war"

Jun 25th 2014, 6:00 PM 24,721 Views 56 Comments

The film concerns an assassination bid on Kim Jong-Un. Yeah.

# banned - Friday 20 June, 2014

Antiques dealer charged for selling Mein Kampf
# Banned
# Banned

Antiques dealer charged for selling Mein Kampf

Jun 20th 2014, 8:30 PM 19,443 Views 76 Comments

The book by Adolf Hitler is banned in the Netherlands for promoting hatred and discrimination.

# banned - Monday 16 June, 2014

Britain bans 'hidden practice' of forced marriage
# Banned
# Banned

Britain bans 'hidden practice' of forced marriage

Jun 16th 2014, 2:11 PM 9,894 Views 17 Comments

The law applies not only within Britain but also makes it a criminal offence to force a British national into a marriage abroad.

# banned - Monday 9 June, 2014

Here's the David McSavage sketch he says RTÉ refused to show
# Nun Too Pleased
From The Daily Edge
# Nun Too Pleased

Here's the David McSavage sketch he says RTÉ refused to show

Jun 9th 2014, 5:33 PM 44,530 Views 88 Comments

It involves nuns and the President.

# banned - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Sharks' forward banned for three weeks after Super Rugby face stamp
# Suspended
From The42
# Suspended

Sharks' forward banned for three weeks after Super Rugby face stamp

May 21st 2014, 10:07 AM 4,161 Views 4 Comments

Jean Deysel had his suspension reduced due to a good record, ‘genuine remorse’ and an apology to his opponent.

# banned - Friday 16 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

May 16th 2014, 8:36 AM 12,095 Views 1 Comment

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your Friday.

# banned - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Rihanna's Instagram has gone missing after she posted nude photos
# Rude Girl
From The Daily Edge
# Rude Girl

Rihanna's Instagram has gone missing after she posted nude photos

May 6th 2014, 9:30 AM 8,652 Views 0 Comments

The people are not happy. Not happy AT ALL.

# banned - Saturday 3 May, 2014

BAN THE BANKS: There's a wild theory going around that some people are starting to take seriously
# So Long
# So Long

BAN THE BANKS: There's a wild theory going around that some people are starting to take seriously

May 3rd 2014, 9:15 AM 19,380 Views 51 Comments

What do you think? Does it sound brilliant or crazy – or both?

# banned - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

More bad news for E-Cigs: They've been banned in public places in New York
# VAPE NO MORE
# VAPE NO MORE

More bad news for E-Cigs: They've been banned in public places in New York

Apr 29th 2014, 10:25 PM 15,851 Views 64 Comments

‘Vaping’ is no longer allowed in restaurants, bars, parks, beaches and other public places.

# banned - Monday 28 April, 2014

Villarreal have found the fan that threw a banana at Dani Alves and banned him for life
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Villarreal have found the fan that threw a banana at Dani Alves and banned him for life

Apr 28th 2014, 6:51 PM 6,517 Views 11 Comments

Villarreal “deeply regret and condemn” the racist incident in El Madrigal last night.

# banned - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Asafa Powell given 18-month doping ban, says punishment is 'unjust and unfair'
# Drugs In Sport
From The42
# Drugs In Sport

Asafa Powell given 18-month doping ban, says punishment is 'unjust and unfair'

Apr 10th 2014, 5:03 PM 3,934 Views 8 Comments

The Jamaican sprint star tested positive for oxilophrine last year.

# banned - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

FIFA orders transfer ban on Barcelona for next two windows
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

FIFA orders transfer ban on Barcelona for next two windows

Apr 2nd 2014, 12:00 PM 13,519 Views 32 Comments

The sanctions are for a “serious” breach of rules in the signing of 10 under-age players.

# banned - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

US Supreme Court: Domestic abusers can't own guns
# Overruled
# Overruled

US Supreme Court: Domestic abusers can't own guns

Mar 26th 2014, 10:53 PM 6,565 Views 30 Comments

America’s top court has upheld a ruling barring anyone convicted of even a minor domestic violence charge from owning a firearm.

Have a neck tattoo? Did you know you're barred from joining the Defence Forces?
# Banned
# Banned

Have a neck tattoo? Did you know you're barred from joining the Defence Forces?

Mar 26th 2014, 8:16 AM 23,067 Views 100 Comments

Minister for Defence Alan Shatter said there are no plans to review the rule.

# banned - Thursday 20 March, 2014

No jogging with friends in Burundi as you might be organising an 'uprising'
# Jog On
From The42
# Jog On

No jogging with friends in Burundi as you might be organising an 'uprising'

Mar 20th 2014, 9:01 PM 5,393 Views 6 Comments

Staying fit can be a lonely trek in East Africa.

George Boyd denied spitting at Joe Hart - but the FA has banned him anyway
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

George Boyd denied spitting at Joe Hart - but the FA has banned him anyway

Mar 20th 2014, 3:40 PM 2,466 Views 12 Comments

Boyd’s spitting charge was upheld at an independent hearing today.

# banned - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Katie Hopkins unwittingly signed an order banning her from public speaking*
# Banned
From The Daily Edge
# Banned

Katie Hopkins unwittingly signed an order banning her from public speaking*

Mar 11th 2014, 9:42 AM 4,095 Views 2 Comments

*It’s not official. But it made us laugh anyway.

# banned - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Rubbish penis joke gets man banned for life from UK hotel
# Tough Crowd
From The Daily Edge
# Tough Crowd

Rubbish penis joke gets man banned for life from UK hotel

Feb 27th 2014, 4:36 PM 5,232 Views 8 Comments

Not so funny NOW, is it Jason?

# banned - Thursday 6 February, 2014

This is why a woman was banned from keeping dogs for 2 years
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

This is why a woman was banned from keeping dogs for 2 years

Feb 6th 2014, 9:30 PM 35,529 Views 142 Comments

An ISPCA inspector and gardaí found two emaciated boxer dogs at the woman’s house a year ago.

# banned - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Meet the festival that celebrates the films Ireland banned
# Censored
# Censored

Meet the festival that celebrates the films Ireland banned

Feb 1st 2014, 9:45 AM 11,728 Views 31 Comments

Yep, it even includes Gone With the Wind.

# banned - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Here's the Scarlett Johansson advert that got banned by the Super Bowl
# Sodastream
From The Daily Edge
# Sodastream

Here's the Scarlett Johansson advert that got banned by the Super Bowl

Jan 29th 2014, 8:57 AM 12,329 Views 7 Comments

But not for the reason you’d expect.

# banned - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Ban on Pirate Bay lifted by Dutch court
# Computer Says No
# Computer Says No

Ban on Pirate Bay lifted by Dutch court

Jan 28th 2014, 3:00 PM 12,193 Views 53 Comments

Access to Pirate Bay is still blocked to the majority of Irish internet users.

Demand for tickets to ‘blasphemous’ Bible play breaks website
# He's Not The Messiah
# He's Not The Messiah

Demand for tickets to ‘blasphemous’ Bible play breaks website

Jan 28th 2014, 11:05 AM 8,773 Views 74 Comments

The play was banned by councillors in Newtownabbey last week for being ‘disrespectful to Christians’.

# banned - Thursday 23 January, 2014

12-week ban for McCarthy stamp rules Ian Evans out of Six Nations
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

12-week ban for McCarthy stamp rules Ian Evans out of Six Nations

Jan 23rd 2014, 4:28 PM 5,272 Views 8 Comments

Welsh second row was sent off during Ospreys’ Heineken Cup defeat against Leinster.

# banned - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Jason Whelan banned for eight weeks following DCU incident
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Jason Whelan banned for eight weeks following DCU incident

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:28 PM 9,110 Views 36 Comments

Dublin forward banned for “inflicting injury recklessly” during the O’Byrne Cup defeat.

# banned - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Topless rights protest attracts just four women... and over 100 photographers
# Brazil
# Brazil

Topless rights protest attracts just four women... and over 100 photographers

Dec 22nd 2013, 5:15 PM 48,803 Views 46 Comments

Under Brazil’s penal code, which dates back to the 1940s, female toplessness is an “obscene act,” punishable by three months to a year in prison, or fines. Even the law’s critics admit few are prosecuted.

# banned - Thursday 19 December, 2013

EU proposes ban on cloning farm animals and selling clone meat
# Ban
# Ban

EU proposes ban on cloning farm animals and selling clone meat

Dec 19th 2013, 7:45 AM 3,820 Views 26 Comments

A ban on all imports into the EU of cloned animals was also proposed.

# banned - Monday 9 December, 2013

This Australian condom ad was banned for being too raunchy
# Banned
From The Daily Edge
# Banned

This Australian condom ad was banned for being too raunchy

Dec 9th 2013, 8:59 AM 6,528 Views 6 Comments

Watch it here – heads up, it’s quite unsafe for work.

# banned - Friday 6 December, 2013

Twerking banned in US school after student sets off fire alarm
# Twerk It Out
From The Daily Edge
# Twerk It Out

Twerking banned in US school after student sets off fire alarm

Dec 6th 2013, 12:15 PM 2,051 Views 2 Comments

It was only a matter of time, really.

# banned - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Fan gets season-long ban for throwing beer on player
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Fan gets season-long ban for throwing beer on player

Nov 6th 2013, 6:27 PM 5,416 Views 6 Comments

A Gloucester fan won’t be able to watch his team again after emptying his drink on Wasps’ Elliot Daly.

# banned - Thursday 17 October, 2013

15 'c-bombs' in FA disciplinary report on Paul Ince ban
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

15 'c-bombs' in FA disciplinary report on Paul Ince ban

Oct 17th 2013, 1:31 PM 4,023 Views 3 Comments

Ince handed five-match ban after telling fourth official, “I’ll knock you f**king out you c**t.”

# banned - Friday 11 October, 2013

French court upholds ban on fracking
# Banned
# Banned

French court upholds ban on fracking

Oct 11th 2013, 11:36 AM 4,955 Views 38 Comments

France banned the practice in 2011 over the objections of the oil industry.

# banned - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Stephen Lee claims to be 'totally innocent' after match fixing ban
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Stephen Lee claims to be 'totally innocent' after match fixing ban

Sep 25th 2013, 1:48 PM 1,267 Views 2 Comments

The former world number five says he has “done nothing wrong”.