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# controversial - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Has controversial star moved on from the NFL after national anthem protest?
# Uncertainty
From The42
# Uncertainty

Has controversial star moved on from the NFL after national anthem protest?

May 9th 2017, 11:03 PM 8,649 Views 6 Comments

Some believe teams won’t sign Colin Kaepernick because of his actions last season.

# controversial - Monday 8 May, 2017

The couple on At Your Service completely ignored the Brennans' main advice last night
# Brave Move
From The Daily Edge
# Brave Move

The couple on At Your Service completely ignored the Brennans' main advice last night

May 8th 2017, 7:57 AM 10,329 Views 2 Comments

This is a turn up.

# controversial - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Sharapova returns to professional tennis today, 15 months after revealing positive drugs test
# You've Gotta See Her
From The42
# You've Gotta See Her

Sharapova returns to professional tennis today, 15 months after revealing positive drugs test

Apr 26th 2017, 3:52 PM 4,361 Views 7 Comments

However, plenty of players aren’t happy that she is being granted wildcard entries into tournaments.

# controversial - Monday 24 April, 2017

Rihanna has Photoshopped the Queen's head onto some of her most iconic looks and it's causing waves
# Kween
From The Daily Edge
# Kween

Rihanna has Photoshopped the Queen's head onto some of her most iconic looks and it's causing waves

Apr 24th 2017, 8:51 AM 5,975 Views 4 Comments

Instagram is lighting up.

# controversial - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Furious Ancelotti wants VARs after Bayern's controversial exit
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Furious Ancelotti wants VARs after Bayern's controversial exit

Apr 18th 2017, 11:59 PM 10,793 Views 12 Comments

Bayern Munich head coach Carlo Ancelotti did not mince his words about the referee after going out of the Champions League to Real Madrid.

# controversial - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Flahavans fends off Dairy Milk and Tayto to claim top spot in vote for Ireland's favourite food brand
# Oaty Goodness
# Oaty Goodness

Flahavans fends off Dairy Milk and Tayto to claim top spot in vote for Ireland's favourite food brand

Mar 18th 2017, 8:30 PM 21,548 Views 30 Comments

Love Irish Food favourites survey asked 2,150 people about their most-beloved foods.

# controversial - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Arsene Wenger defends decision to drop Alexis Sanchez
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Arsene Wenger defends decision to drop Alexis Sanchez

Mar 4th 2017, 8:45 PM 6,910 Views 7 Comments

The manager downplayed the significance of his decision to leave out the Chile international.

# controversial - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Fifa considering penalty shootouts with a difference for 2026 World Cup group games
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Fifa considering penalty shootouts with a difference for 2026 World Cup group games

Jan 19th 2017, 9:37 PM 34,834 Views 39 Comments

Technical Director Marco van Basten has admitted US-style format may be introduced.

# controversial - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Controversial tennis star Kyrgios wore an interesting t-shirt to a press conference last night
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Controversial tennis star Kyrgios wore an interesting t-shirt to a press conference last night

Jan 10th 2017, 11:37 AM 6,727 Views 4 Comments

He wore a ‘F**k Donald Trump’ top after beating Rafael Nadal.

# controversial - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

White House to transfer prisoners out of Guantanamo despite Trump's demands
# Legal Limbo
# Legal Limbo

White House to transfer prisoners out of Guantanamo despite Trump's demands

Jan 4th 2017, 7:08 AM 22,452 Views 57 Comments

Trump has vowed to “load (Guantanamo) up with some bad dudes” .

# controversial - Friday 30 September, 2016

Wiggins lashes out against 'ludicrous' calls to make TUEs public
# Stance
From The42
# Stance

Wiggins lashes out against 'ludicrous' calls to make TUEs public

Sep 30th 2016, 4:23 PM 6,569 Views 8 Comments

It’s been a difficult week for the former Tour de France winner.

# controversial - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Man United begin Europa League campaign with defeat after controversial winner
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Man United begin Europa League campaign with defeat after controversial winner

Sep 15th 2016, 8:11 PM 13,080 Views 18 Comments

Tonny Vilhena struck late in the second half as the Dutch outfit downed Jose Mourinho’s men.

# controversial - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

'I don't know what you're supposed to do with your arm in that situation' - Boyle on penalty decision
# Hard Done By
From The42
# Hard Done By

'I don't know what you're supposed to do with your arm in that situation' - Boyle on penalty decision

Aug 17th 2016, 10:52 PM 4,581 Views 5 Comments

The defender felt aggrieved by referee Deniz Aytekin’s call in the second half of tonight’s Champions League play-off.

# controversial - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

'AIBA a f*****g disgrace to sport!' Paddy Barnes and others react to Michael Conlan's Olympics loss
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'AIBA a f*****g disgrace to sport!' Paddy Barnes and others react to Michael Conlan's Olympics loss

Aug 16th 2016, 5:22 PM 24,795 Views 30 Comments

“I thought Katie’s was really bad yesterday, but this takes the biscuit.”

# controversial - Thursday 11 August, 2016

New bill in Italy aims to jail parents who impose vegan diet on children
# Diet
# Diet

New bill in Italy aims to jail parents who impose vegan diet on children

Aug 11th 2016, 12:43 PM 23,643 Views 124 Comments

The bill follows a series of high-profile cases in which children became ill after allegedly being restricted to a vegan diet.

# controversial - Monday 8 August, 2016

There was an "unlawful entry" at the Moore St battlefield site this morning
# Controversial
# Controversial

There was an "unlawful entry" at the Moore St battlefield site this morning

Aug 8th 2016, 6:45 PM 16,323 Views 13 Comments

The government also says workers at the site are being harassed.

# controversial - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Russian boxers cleared to fight at Rio 2016
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Russian boxers cleared to fight at Rio 2016

Aug 4th 2016, 1:48 PM 2,333 Views 3 Comments

The IOC’s review panel has granted permission for the 11 athletes to compete at this month’s Games.

# controversial - Thursday 21 July, 2016

The NFL's most controversial concussion doctor is retiring
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

The NFL's most controversial concussion doctor is retiring

Jul 21st 2016, 10:34 AM 5,460 Views 1 Comment

Elliot Pellman spent 30 years with the NFL, including time as the New York Jets’ team doctor

# controversial - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Aidan O'Shea tricks the referee into awarding Mayo a crucial penalty with blatant dive
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Aidan O'Shea tricks the referee into awarding Mayo a crucial penalty with blatant dive

Jul 9th 2016, 5:31 PM 18,118 Views 90 Comments

And it ended Fermanagh’s summer.

# controversial - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Denmark has confiscated thousands of euros from immigrants under controversial new laws
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Denmark has confiscated thousands of euros from immigrants under controversial new laws

Jun 30th 2016, 7:30 PM 29,874 Views 148 Comments

Police in Copenhagen took the money from two men and three women from Iran.

# controversial - Sunday 5 June, 2016

'I wouldn't be betraying Britain by fighting for Pakistan in Rio' - Amir Khan
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

'I wouldn't be betraying Britain by fighting for Pakistan in Rio' - Amir Khan

Jun 5th 2016, 2:06 PM 7,482 Views 6 Comments

The Bolton-born fighter is considering the option but the WBC is vowing to impose two-year bans on any pros who fight at the Olympics.

# controversial - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Controversial tennis star Tomic regrets '$10 million' outburst
# Mistake
From The42
# Mistake

Controversial tennis star Tomic regrets '$10 million' outburst

May 25th 2016, 10:01 AM 10,861 Views 13 Comments

The player is trying to repair his public image as he prepares for the second round of the French Open.

# controversial - Monday 16 May, 2016

Cancer charity brands minister's smoking comments "unhelpful and irresponsible"
# Controversial
# Controversial

Cancer charity brands minister's smoking comments "unhelpful and irresponsible"

May 16th 2016, 4:18 PM 19,643 Views 125 Comments

Finian McGrath said that he personally supports smoking areas in pubs and restaurants.

# controversial - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Model defends controversial 'upskirt' Calvin Klein ad
# Flash
# Flash

Model defends controversial 'upskirt' Calvin Klein ad

May 14th 2016, 2:53 PM 64,770 Views 64 Comments

Some people have described the image as predatory.

# controversial - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Jack Grealish named in England U21 squad
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Jack Grealish named in England U21 squad

May 12th 2016, 2:57 PM 10,273 Views 16 Comments

After a controversial country switch, Grealish will make his first English appearance soon.

# controversial - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Child benefit tied to school attendance in draft programme for government
# Controversial
# Controversial

Child benefit tied to school attendance in draft programme for government

May 11th 2016, 6:25 AM 22,135 Views 95 Comments

The clause says the measure is to “address poor attendance within some families”.

# controversial - Monday 9 May, 2016

Tomás O Sé apologises for Dublin 'scumbag' claim
# Slip Of The Tongue
From The42
# Slip Of The Tongue

Tomás O Sé apologises for Dublin 'scumbag' claim

May 9th 2016, 12:33 PM 22,775 Views 41 Comments

The Kerry legend backtracked on social media for his remarks on national radio.

# controversial - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Gerry Adams: “I’ve never seen myself as white. That’s only skin deep."
# Controversial
# Controversial

Gerry Adams: “I’ve never seen myself as white. That’s only skin deep."

May 3rd 2016, 5:12 PM 26,730 Views 183 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader has again defended his comparison of Irish nationalists with African-American slaves.

# controversial - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Vardy controversially sent off for diving before Leicester find a 95th-minute equaliser
# Red Card
From The42
# Red Card

Vardy controversially sent off for diving before Leicester find a 95th-minute equaliser

Apr 17th 2016, 3:17 PM 16,904 Views 35 Comments

Premier League leaders Leicester had to battle back to claim a 2-2 draw with West Ham.

# controversial - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey
# Controversial
# Controversial

Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey

Apr 9th 2016, 8:45 AM 9,219 Views 42 Comments

Yesterday saw the second wave of deportations.

# controversial - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Uefa cite ‘Manchester is full of sh*t’ chant but ignore songs on tragedies
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Uefa cite ‘Manchester is full of sh*t’ chant but ignore songs on tragedies

Mar 31st 2016, 2:02 PM 7,794 Views 22 Comments

The governing body only notes one song in their charge sheet from the recent Europa League clash.

# controversial - Saturday 20 February, 2016

'It was a dark time' - James McClean opens up on supporter abuse
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

'It was a dark time' - James McClean opens up on supporter abuse

Feb 20th 2016, 9:41 AM 6,385 Views 20 Comments

The midfielder feels that his actions are being blown out of proportion.

# controversial - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Pacquiao fired by Nike after homophobic comments
# Crossed The Line
From The42
# Crossed The Line

Pacquiao fired by Nike after homophobic comments

Feb 17th 2016, 8:13 PM 10,675 Views 17 Comments

The former Filipino boxing champion described gay couples as ‘worse than animals’.

# controversial - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Controversial proposal to strip convicted terrorists of French nationality passed
# Constitution
# Constitution

Controversial proposal to strip convicted terrorists of French nationality passed

Feb 9th 2016, 10:58 PM 9,194 Views 81 Comments

It’s one of a tough set of measures proposed by President Francois Hollande.

# controversial - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Fury escapes punishment for comments on women, homosexuality and abortion
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Fury escapes punishment for comments on women, homosexuality and abortion

Jan 28th 2016, 10:39 AM 3,094 Views 8 Comments

The world heavyweight champion has not broken the law, so boxing authorities feel they cannot interfere.

# controversial - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Terry bags own-goal then pops up with dramatic 98th-minute equaliser
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Terry bags own-goal then pops up with dramatic 98th-minute equaliser

Jan 16th 2016, 5:44 PM 9,623 Views 16 Comments

The Chelsea captain appeared to be in an offside position before drawing level with Everton, however.

# controversial - Friday 15 January, 2016

'Sick' Aussie tennis star retires from Sydney event amid controversy
# Sick Note
From The42
# Sick Note

'Sick' Aussie tennis star retires from Sydney event amid controversy

Jan 15th 2016, 4:28 PM 12,156 Views 8 Comments

Bernard Tomic said his withdrawal was due to illness despite being overheard telling the umpire about his of lack interest.

# controversial - Monday 11 January, 2016

Messi, Ronaldo snub each other in Ballon d'Or voting
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Messi, Ronaldo snub each other in Ballon d'Or voting

Jan 11th 2016, 9:40 PM 15,737 Views 8 Comments

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Arjen Robben both snubbed the Madrid star as well.

# controversial - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Club proposes to kick British Army side out of championship
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Club proposes to kick British Army side out of championship

Jan 9th 2016, 8:37 PM 13,701 Views 21 Comments

After much debate, the Irish Guards were officially recognised as a London GAA club last September.

# controversial - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Remember this hugely controversial fitness company? It's back with a new TV ad
# Sexism Claims
# Sexism Claims

Remember this hugely controversial fitness company? It's back with a new TV ad

Jan 6th 2016, 6:04 AM 28,091 Views 66 Comments

Protein World was accused of sexism and ‘fat shaming’ with its ‘beach body ready’ ad last summer.