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# blocked - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia

Trump issued a trio of veteos to attempt to push through the sale.

# blocked - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Dublin City Council launches High Court challenge after it was refused planning for two new bridges

The council says the board’s decision means the costs of building the bridges will increase by between €25m and €42 million.

# blocked - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

From The42 Northern Ireland block Kyle Lafferty from playing for Rangers on Sunday following international no-show Blocked

Northern Ireland block Kyle Lafferty from playing for Rangers on Sunday following international no-show

The Fermanagh-born striker ruled himself out of Northern Ireland’s Nations League games this week.

# blocked - Monday 18 June, 2018

MP who blocked upskirting ban targeted by protesters as Britain presses ahead with new law

Christopher Chope blocked the passage of the bill on Friday.

# blocked - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Trump violated US constitution by blocking people on Twitter court says

The ruling comes in response to a lawsuit filed by a group of Twitter users.

# blocked - Monday 15 January, 2018

Movie giants get orders blocking streaming websites from internet providers

None of the ISP’s opposed the application.

# blocked - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Gale force winds broke a yacht free and pushed it into a busy Shannon estuary shipping lane

The yacht was retrieved by a RNLI lifeboat crew.

# blocked - Friday 1 September, 2017

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted

Brazilian President Michel Temer had signed a decree to allow the reserve to be opened up for private use.

# blocked - Friday 11 August, 2017

US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media

Politicians at all levels increasingly embrace social media to discuss government business.

# blocked - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Delays on M50 as jackknifed truck blocks slip road

Emergency services are at the scene.

# blocked - Monday 3 April, 2017

Three popular illegal streaming sites have been blocked by Irish courts

Irish internet providers will now have to block Movie4k.to, primewire.ag and onwatchseries.to

# blocked - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

# blocked - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Stephen Donnelly briefly blocked on Twitter by Social Democrats

His former party said it was a mistake and they are “looking into what happened”.

# blocked - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal

Fine Gael, the Independent Alliance and independents in government took a unified approach to the issue.

# blocked - Friday 8 April, 2016

US politicians want unbreakable encryption on your smartphone to be illegal

Apple said it wasn’t able to break into the iPhone of one of the San Bernado

# blocked - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

WhatsApp has been accused of blocking links to this rival app

Some users have seen links to Telegram blocked on the Android version of WhatsApp.

# blocked - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

From The42 Taulupe Faletau's move to Bath is off after Warren Gatland blocks his transfer Blocked

Taulupe Faletau's move to Bath is off after Warren Gatland blocks his transfer

Faletau will now likely leave the Dragons at the end of the season.

# blocked - Sunday 16 August, 2015

The IAAF accused of blocking report that shows widespread doping

This follows new research by a German university.

# blocked - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Gerry Adams and Mary Lou have blocked Maíria Cahill on Twitter

The Sinn Féin leader said it was his own business who he permitted on his Twitter account.

# blocked - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Halawa sisters say they've been blocked by Charlie Flanagan on Twitter

Somaia Halawa, who runs the ‘Free Ibrahim Halawa’ Twitter account, claims that Flanagan blocked the account after a Twitter storm organised ahead of her brother’s last postponed trial.

# blocked - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 14 of the greatest ever responses to wrong number texts Blocked

14 of the greatest ever responses to wrong number texts

Sup girl I like things spicy.

# blocked - Saturday 31 January, 2015

The government is looking in to blocking mobile phone signals in prisons

That’s after 728 were confiscated last year.

# blocked - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Twitter is making it easier for you to report nasty comments

The website is also improving its system for blocking accounts – and this is just the first step.

# blocked - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes? Crime And Punishment This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes?

Rather than blocking up the prisons with less serious offenders would community service be a more viable option?

# blocked - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Greyhound trucks 'blocked' by protesters as court date looms

The move comes ahead of the company returning to court on Thursday over an injunction.

# blocked - Friday 1 August, 2014

Greyhound truck stopped in Dublin park during peaceful protest

The incident happened at Cromcastle Avenue in the city.

# blocked - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Gardaí at the scene of water meter protest in Portlaoise

Gardaí are at the scene but no arrests have been made.

# blocked - Friday 13 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Block function on Twitter reinstated after outcry from users Restore The Block

Block function on Twitter reinstated after outcry from users

The changes meant that if you blocked someone, they could still see all your activity.

# blocked - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

French court orders Google to block search results of ex-F1 boss Max Mosley's orgy

Google had opposed the landmark ruling as they say such filters are clumsy and impinge internet freedom by also filtering related content.

# blocked - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

EU blocks Aer Lingus takeover, Ryanair says it will appeal

The European Commission has now officially confirmed a decision that had been expected. Ryanair said immediately it will appeal the rejection of its third bid for Aer Lingus.

# blocked - Monday 18 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Do you answer calls from blocked numbers? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you answer calls from blocked numbers?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# blocked - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Russia briefly bans YouTube 'by mistake'

YouTube briefly appeared on the list of banned addresses today – but officials in Russia blamed a technical error.

# blocked - Saturday 13 August, 2011

San Francisco transport officials block phone signals to hinder protest

Mobile phone service in San Francisco’s downtown subway stations was shut off to prevent a repeat of a protest in July which ended in arrests. The protest was sparked when police shot a man.

# blocked - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Belarus blocks Twitter and Facebook in bid to prevent protests Blocked This post contains images

Belarus blocks Twitter and Facebook in bid to prevent protests

In photos: Social networking sites blocked as Belarus celebrates its independence with military parade through the capital.