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# conspiracy - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff
# Donegal
# Donegal

Family of patient encouraged to leave Donegal hospital criticise group involved and apologise to staff

Sun 4:11 PM 113,163 Views 0 Comments

The patient in question left the hospital following the video but returned by ambulance two days later.

# conspiracy - Friday 18 June, 2021

Opinion: First rule of social media? Don’t engage with The Horrible People
# Shock Sharing
# Shock Sharing

Opinion: First rule of social media? Don’t engage with The Horrible People

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 3:20 PM 12,217 Views 12 Comments

Aoife Gallagher says it’s tempting to share content that horrifies you, but it only serves to amplify the hate.

# conspiracy - Sunday 18 April, 2021

'I hung up for the last time': How I lost my partner to conspiracy theories
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I hung up for the last time': How I lost my partner to conspiracy theories

Apr 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 89,418 Views 0 Comments

Our reader documents her relationship with a partner who became an advocate of online conspiracy theories.

# conspiracy - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Swiss tech sleuths claim two people at the origin QAnon conspiracy
# Qanon
# Qanon

Swiss tech sleuths claim two people at the origin QAnon conspiracy

Jan 17th 2021, 3:29 PM 45,724 Views 17 Comments

A Swiss startup said it had used its algorithm-based software, developed to detect plagiarism, to help crack QAnon.

# conspiracy - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Married couple donned wigs and disguises as part of €400,000 fraud from banks, court hears
# Cork
# Cork

Married couple donned wigs and disguises as part of €400,000 fraud from banks, court hears

Oct 27th 2020, 7:15 PM 48,948 Views 0 Comments

Former solicitors Keith Flynn and Lyndsey Clarke have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud.

# conspiracy - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Steph Curry claims moon landings were faked, Nasa invites him to see the rocks
# Conspiracy
From The42
# Conspiracy

Steph Curry claims moon landings were faked, Nasa invites him to see the rocks

Dec 11th 2018, 9:43 AM 7,707 Views 20 Comments

In last night’s NBA action, LeBron James won the final instalment of his long rivalry with Dwyane Wade.

# conspiracy - Friday 5 October, 2018

'Spy mania': West accuses Russia of global hacking conspiracy
# Hackers
# Hackers

'Spy mania': West accuses Russia of global hacking conspiracy

Oct 5th 2018, 7:37 AM 7,166 Views 52 Comments

Russia scathingly accused the West of “spy mania”, with the Russian foreign office describing the accusations as “propaganda”.

# conspiracy - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Was Rose actually lying on a door in Titanic? An investigation
# I'll Never Let Go
From The Daily Edge
# I'll Never Let Go

Was Rose actually lying on a door in Titanic? An investigation

Oct 11th 2017, 9:00 PM 31,479 Views 4 Comments

It was wood panelling lads.

# conspiracy - Thursday 31 August, 2017

A very convincing theory on the origin of Taylor Swift's 'oh, she's dead' line has blown up on Tumblr
# Look What You Made Me Do
From The Daily Edge
# Look What You Made Me Do

A very convincing theory on the origin of Taylor Swift's 'oh, she's dead' line has blown up on Tumblr

Aug 31st 2017, 4:24 PM 10,473 Views 2 Comments

Tin foil hats on.

# conspiracy - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Nigeria charges 53 men with conspiracy to organise a gay wedding
# Heavy Prison Term
# Heavy Prison Term

Nigeria charges 53 men with conspiracy to organise a gay wedding

Apr 20th 2017, 9:10 PM 13,403 Views 42 Comments

The men stand charged with “belonging to an unlawful society”.

# conspiracy - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Did Cormac from Tallafornia really buy five eggs per bloke per day?
# Tallafornia
From The Daily Edge
# Tallafornia

Did Cormac from Tallafornia really buy five eggs per bloke per day?

Apr 5th 2017, 2:30 PM 10,835 Views 3 Comments

This ends with a conspiracy only Jim Corr could get to the bottom of.

# conspiracy - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

People think Starbucks is spelling your name wrong on purpose
# Wake Up Sheeple
From The Daily Edge
# Wake Up Sheeple

People think Starbucks is spelling your name wrong on purpose

Dec 14th 2016, 10:02 PM 4,706 Views 3 Comments

It’s a CONSPIRACY.

# conspiracy - Saturday 29 October, 2016

"What he wants to do is interfere with the machinery of government" - Julian Assange's mission
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

"What he wants to do is interfere with the machinery of government" - Julian Assange's mission

Oct 29th 2016, 7:30 AM 14,861 Views 79 Comments

The founder of Wikileaks detailed his approach a decade ago in an essay.

# conspiracy - Friday 29 July, 2016

Anglo trial: Sentences of two to three-and-a-half years for trio convicted of fraudulent €7.2 billion transaction
# Anglo
# Anglo

Anglo trial: Sentences of two to three-and-a-half years for trio convicted of fraudulent €7.2 billion transaction

Jul 29th 2016, 11:14 AM 42,611 Views 230 Comments

Denis Casey, William McAteer and John Bowe were found guilty of conspiracy to defraud last month.

# conspiracy - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Mandela bodyguard claims the All Blacks were poisoned in 1995
# Food Poisoning
From The42
# Food Poisoning

Mandela bodyguard claims the All Blacks were poisoned in 1995

May 5th 2016, 9:25 AM 40,011 Views 24 Comments

Conspiracy theories surrounding a sudden illness in the squad have swirled for two decades.

# conspiracy - Friday 16 October, 2015

How did a dossier about Denis O'Brien mysteriously end up on Denis O'Brien's desk?
# Red Flag
# Red Flag

How did a dossier about Denis O'Brien mysteriously end up on Denis O'Brien's desk?

Oct 16th 2015, 10:40 PM 32,924 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for PR firm Red Flag were asking that question in court today.

# conspiracy - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

9/11 conspiracy theories were on Osama Bin Laden's reading list
# Secret Docs
# Secret Docs

9/11 conspiracy theories were on Osama Bin Laden's reading list

May 20th 2015, 5:30 PM 14,914 Views 61 Comments

The Al-Qaeda leader also appeared to have been interested in attacking the French economy.

# conspiracy - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Argentine prosecutor had warrant for President's arrest
# Conspiracy
# Conspiracy

Argentine prosecutor had warrant for President's arrest

Feb 4th 2015, 4:55 PM 13,953 Views 30 Comments

The prosecutor was set to appear before Argentinian lawmakers

# conspiracy - Monday 17 November, 2014

Seven men charged with directing and preparing for acts of terrorism
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Seven men charged with directing and preparing for acts of terrorism

Nov 17th 2014, 12:59 PM 8,968 Views 0 Comments

The individuals are appearing before the Newry Magistrates Court this morning.

# conspiracy - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Ebola education team killed amid fears of organ harvesting
# Guinea
# Guinea

Ebola education team killed amid fears of organ harvesting

Sep 24th 2014, 9:11 PM 21,723 Views 43 Comments

The bodies were found in a septic tank of a primary school. 27 people have been arrested.

# conspiracy - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

'Nothing happened', snaps Uruguay's Lugano as FIFA promise investigation into Suarez 'bite'
# Conspiracy
From The42
# Conspiracy

'Nothing happened', snaps Uruguay's Lugano as FIFA promise investigation into Suarez 'bite'

Jun 25th 2014, 12:17 AM 10,626 Views 19 Comments

The defender issued an angry criticism of Giorgio Chiellini, saying ‘as a man, he disappointed me totally’.

# conspiracy - Saturday 16 November, 2013

John F Kennedy assassination: the conspiracy theories
# Jfk50
# Jfk50

John F Kennedy assassination: the conspiracy theories

Nov 16th 2013, 10:30 AM 19,461 Views 125 Comments

With the 50th anniversary of the assassination just days away, we look at some of the theories about who was responsible.

# conspiracy - Monday 12 November, 2012

9 people who believe the MTV EMAs are a giant conspiracy
# Fix Fix Fix
From The Daily Edge
# Fix Fix Fix

9 people who believe the MTV EMAs are a giant conspiracy

Nov 12th 2012, 11:16 AM 1,418 Views 3 Comments

“MTV is racist against Beliebers.”

# conspiracy - Monday 29 October, 2012

Move along, nothing to see here: Juventus claim 'no conspiracy' after Catania win
# Serie A
From The42
# Serie A

Move along, nothing to see here: Juventus claim 'no conspiracy' after Catania win

Oct 29th 2012, 12:20 PM 1,153 Views 0 Comments

The Sicilian side feel they were wronged as the flag of the referee’s assistant twice went Juve’s way.

# conspiracy - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

USADA - Lance Armstrong's team groomed and pressured athletes to use dangerous drugs
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

USADA - Lance Armstrong's team groomed and pressured athletes to use dangerous drugs

Oct 10th 2012, 6:24 PM 9,345 Views 23 Comments

The United States Anti-Doping Agency says the US Postal Service team ‘ran the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen.’

# conspiracy - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden sentenced to 33 years
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden sentenced to 33 years

May 23rd 2012, 8:34 PM 8,474 Views 40 Comments

The Pakistani man has been convicted of conspiring against Pakistan.

# conspiracy - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Syrian president blames 'foreign conspiracy' for unrest
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian president blames 'foreign conspiracy' for unrest

Jan 10th 2012, 2:22 PM 759 Views 2 Comments

Bashar Assad also warned that ‘terrorism’ would be tackled with an “iron fist” in today’s televised address.

# conspiracy - Monday 28 November, 2011

Sarkozy's party denies new claims that Strauss-Kahn was set-up
# DSK
# DSK

Sarkozy's party denies new claims that Strauss-Kahn was set-up

Nov 28th 2011, 11:26 AM 1,465 Views 11 Comments

The denial comes following the emergence of new details in the case which forced the one-time French presidential favourite to resign earlier this year.

# conspiracy - Friday 13 May, 2011

We need to talk about childbirth - it's murder, says Tilda Swinton
# Childbirth
From The Daily Edge
# Childbirth

We need to talk about childbirth - it's murder, says Tilda Swinton

May 13th 2011, 9:01 AM 2,466 Views 4 Comments

Star of We Need To Talk About Kevin stokes controversy by claiming childbirth is “violent” and “murderous”.

# conspiracy - Wednesday 12 January, 2011

One of three Michaela accused cites 'police brutality' in court
# Michaela
# Michaela

One of three Michaela accused cites 'police brutality' in court

Jan 12th 2011, 11:56 AM 2,353 Views 4 Comments

Two men named on murder charge and one on conspiracy in tragic honeymoon killing.