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# blurred lines

All time
Government accused of 'blurring lines' on emergency pandemic powers
The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission says all Covid-related emergency powers should have sunset clauses.
# Tangled Web
Trump's blind trust blurs line between business empire and presidential role
Law experts have cast doubt on the idea that the so-called “blind trust” is actually blind at all – referring to it as a “one-eye-closed-and-one-eye-open trust”.
# photograph
Ed Sheeran facing $20 million lawsuit over alleged song rip-off
A songwriting duo are claiming Sheeran’s Photograph mimics a song they released in 2011.
# Red lines
Strikes still set to go ahead after Luas talks end without agreement
The next strike is planned for St Patrick’s Day.
# blurred lines
Woman to appear in court after flashing Google Street View car
Google has now pixelated the whole of Karen Davis’ body in Street View.
# The briefcase
Here's everything you need to know about business this week
Everyone was talking about the euro on a downward spiral, a solid-gold Apple Watch and Blurred Lines.
# i know you want it
10 ways Blurred Lines basically ruined Robin Thicke's life
What rhymes with sickener?
# thicke and fast
That US jury's Blurred Lines verdict could change the entire music business
Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke were ordered to pay about €7 million for copying parts of a Marvin Gaye track.
# blurred lines
Robin Thicke and Pharrell ordered to pay Marvin Gaye's children $7million over Blurred Lines
The pair have to pay $7.4 million to Gaye’s kids for copying their father’s music.
# got to give it up
Jury finds Robin Thicke and Pharrell ripped off Marvin Gaye to create 'Blurred Lines'
The Gayes’ lawyer branded Williams and Thicke liars who copied Gaye’s hit ‘Got to Give It Up’ outright.
# blurred lines
How alike are these two songs?
We’re no music experts, but….
# Loophole
Have animal circuses been banned from Kildare?
A motion on banning circuses from using public land passed through Kildare County Council yesterday evening.
# late late
Tubridy made the Blurred Lines model watch the song as Gaeilge and it was deeply awkward
*slides underneath sofa cushions in mortification*
# hug me
Robin Thicke was high when he recorded Blurred Lines, then lied about it
And he’s jealous of Pharrell Williams.
# blurred lines
You can now cruelly laugh at all of Robin Thicke's debut acting scenes
We know you want it.
# word crimes
Brilliant parody turns Blurred Lines into a catchy grammar lesson
Everybody wise up.
# blurred lines
Robin Thicke's #AskThicke hashtag has been brilliantly hijacked by Twitter users
Wait, WHAT rhymes with hug me?
# chatty man
Here's what Pharrell Williams said about women that has Twitter swooning
So. Smooth.
# robin thicke
Line drawn at Queen's Belfast as Blurred Lines is banned
The controversial Robin Thicke song will no longer be played on campus at Queen’s.
# world of celebs
The Dredge: Robin Thicke grovels to his wife after *that* photo
Ouch. The very best of the day’s celebrity dirt.
# biggest lash in this place
Blurred Lines, as Gaeilge
Coláiste Lurgan are at it again.
# defined lines
Feminist parody of Blurred Lines taken off YouTube...
…but is later reinstated after YouTube admit mistake.
# blurred lines
Robin Thicke files legal papers over Marvin Gaye plagiarism claim
Robin Thicke, Pharrell and TI want a judge to declare that Blurred lines is wholly original and didn’t rip off parts of a Marvin Gaye classic.
# Hmmmm
Someone's written a song about goal-line technology
Because internet.
# good golf
How a Dub steals a car... to the tune of Blurred Lines
“You’re the best car in this estate…”
# blurred vines
Older woman gets her backseat groove on to Blurred Lines
…much to the driver’s surprise.
# what rhymes with hug me?
Amazing Blurred Lines cover version... and the guy is from Cork!
You the hottest b*tch in this place.
# Will.I.Am tried to sue Pharrell for using the phrase "I am"
Yes. This really happened.