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# In trouble

Last year
2022
# ad standards
Harvey Norman's 'dangerous driving' and Volkswagen's carbon claims fall foul of ads watchdog
A total of 12 complaints were upheld by the ad standards body.
All time
# In trouble
Porto draw leaves Milan on brink of Champions League exit
The Italian side are appearing in the Champions League for the first time since 2013-14.
# In trouble
Dundalk fall to ninth following defeat to Drogheda in Louth derby
The visitors hadn’t won a game at Oriel Park since 2012.
# In trouble
97th-minute equaliser deals major blow to survival hopes of Barry-Murphy's Rochdale
A 3-3 draw with AFC Wimbledon leaves the Irishman’s side teetering on the brink of League One.
# In trouble
Real Madrid lose again to Shakhtar, leaving Champions League hopes on the brink
Zidane’s side were beaten 2-0 in Kiev.
# In trouble
Aussie Rules players banned for virus breach after strip club brawl
‘Yes, young people can make mistakes, but we expect better.’
# In trouble
Vintners say thousands of pubs face defaulting on loans as six-month mortgage moratorium due to end
Pubs were given a six-month moratorium on their mortgages.
# In trouble
Irish Aviation Authority fears that air traffic will drop by 90%
The IAA said it handled 62,449 flights last month.
# restructure
Fashion retailer Forever 21 files for bankruptcy
A decision was made last year to close the retailer’s only Irish shop in Dublin.
# Jailed
Italian World Cup winner Iaquinta jailed for firearms possession and mafia links
The 38-year-old has been given a two-year sentence by an Italian court.
# In trouble
UK payday lender Wonga 'on brink of collapse'
A deluge of customer compensation claims could sink the lender, according to UK news reports.
# In trouble
Arsenal's problems deepen as Brighton hand Gunners third consecutive league defeat
Chris Hughton’s men helped their survival chances, while piling more pressure on Arsene Wenger.
# In trouble
Formal complaint issued against Toulon president for saying EPCR chiefs have 'no morality'
Mourad Boudjellal’s comments came in response to Mathieu Bastareaud’s citing for calling an opponent a ‘f*****g f****t’.
# In trouble
Liverpool star Firmino arrested for drink driving
The 25-year-old Brazilian international was charged after being stopped by Merseyside Police in the early hours of Christmas Eve.
# head injury
Northampton admit that George North 'probably was' concussed last weekend
The Premiership club are waiting to learn whether they will be punished for their treatment of the incident.
# In trouble
Lionel Messi and his father handed 21-month suspended sentence for tax fraud
The Barcelona star has also been fined €2 million but he is unlikely to serve time in prison.
# Down By Contract
Organisers confident €56m American football game will go ahead despite sanctioning row
Less than three months from the game in the Aviva stadium, it remains unsanctioned.
# In trouble
UFC fighter Diego Brandao arrested for alleged assault outside strip club
The Brazilian reportedly struck an employee with a gun.
# Grand Slam
England prop Joe Marler cited for this alleged strike in win over Wales
Marler may now miss England’s Grand Slam clash against France this weekend.
# In trouble
Wales prop Francis cited for this alleged gouge in defeat to England
The Welshman will face a disciplinary hearing later this week.
# body check
Wayne Barnes doesn't know how lucky he is... NHL player faces suspension for hit on referee
Dennis Wideman is facing a long period off the ice.
# In trouble
Connacht barely maintain their top six place after Scarlets beat them with a bonus point
The westerners were beaten 32-9 by Scarlets.
# Analysis
Is Fine Gael facing an election bloodbath?
After a historic victory in 2011, the largest party in the State is now facing the loss of over 20 seats at the next election on current poll numbers.
# In trouble
Samsung's year goes from bad to worse as profits continue to plunge
Weak smartphone sales and increased competition meant the company recording its smallest quarterly profit in three years.
# In trouble
Immobile and Aubameyang strike for Dortmund to punish poor Arsenal defending
Borussia are 2-0 up at the Westfalenstadion.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you ever got in trouble for a post on social media?
A small number of gardaí have faced disciplinary procedures in relation to their use of social media.
# Uh oh
Little girl tells elaborate story to get out of trouble for eating a doughnut
Caught sugary-handed.
# Leaders' Questions
'Resume your seat while I'm on my feet': Gerry Adams was given out to in the Dáil today
The Sinn Féin president got a telling-off from the Dáil Ceann Comhairle this afternoon.
# In trouble
Having made a 'complete and utter balls of it', what hope now for the banking inquiry?
Analysis: Before it’s even started the public perception of the banking inquiry has been badly damaged.
# Let Off
Cheick Tiote handed suspended prison sentence for buying fake driving licence
The Newcastle United midfielder admitted to paying €15,000 to a man in Belgium for the forged document.
# In trouble
McGeady facing police questioning after his ‘disgraceful hooliganism’
The Ireland winger allegedly smashed up the dressing room after being sent off for Spartak Moscow over the weekend.