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# Mistake

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# Search
Armed robber released from prison by accident taunts police by posing with police van
The 34-year-old was in his first year of a nine year sentence.
# Mistake
Wesley Sneijder has apologised to Leeds fans for sending a very ill-advised tweet
The Dutch midfielder was a little too hasty in promoting a range of Galatasaray themed knives.
# Q-tip
This is how you can undo that embarrassing email you sent*
*provided you do some advance preparation.
# error
Fox TV affiliate apologises for accidentally identifying Obama as a rape suspect
# chopper whopper
US news anchor retracts incorrect story about coming under fire in Iraq
NBC’s Brian Williams later apologised for the error.
# Reaction
'If you speak as much as Joe Brolly speaks you're bound to make a mistake' - O'Neill
“I don’t want to get into an argument but, yes, he was over the top with what he said.”
# Blunder
Wayne Rooney has doubled United's lead at the Emirates
Another weak effort from Arsenal against a big team.
# Switcheroo
CNN is the latest to fall victim to the classic Obama-Osama mix up
Not again.
# Howler
Spain stunned by Slovakia thanks to Iker Casillas howler
It could be time for international retirement for the Spanish keeper.
# spellcheck
The Ryder Cup sign guy had one job... and he messed it up
Just how do you misspell Jimmy?
# Mistake
Sky News apologises after reporter rifled through luggage of MH17 passenger
“We shouldn’t really be doing this,” reporter Colin Brazier said on air.
# Oops
Lorainne Higgins criticised after campaign van parked in a disabled space
The Labour MEP candidate in Midlands-North-West said the incident was “an honest mistake”.
# whoops
Driver stopped for texting told gardaí he was checking his bank balance
Gardaí have launched a number of enforcement drives recently to crack down on mobile use.
# lookin well girl
Cork actress looks a bit rough in today's Irish Examiner
# Crossed Wires
Eircom error will leave 30,000 paying big bills
Eircom says it failed to process direct debits.
# material boy
Man literally eats his hat after losing online bet
Never do this, EVER.
# edna kenny
Edna strikes again: US politician Paul Ryan misspells Taoiseach's name in tweet
Former US vice presidential nominee repeats mistake made by the New York Times in 2011.
# snakes
Brilliant St Patrick's Day correction from the New York Times
Is there anything St Patrick CAN’T do?
# Dumbing down
Oops! There was a mistake in last year's Junior Cert science paper...and engineers are not happy
The State Examiner admitted the incorrect photo was used in the Physics section, but said it had no affect on students’ answers.
# bad idea bear
9 decisions that you will immediately regret
Within a few hours, max.
# Mistake
Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti admits he regrets Mesut Ozil sale
Arsenal signed the German international for £42.5million back in September.
# big mistake...huge
E! apologises after airing insensitive 'fun fact' about Michael J. Fox
The network referred to the actor’s Parkinson’s diagnosis as a ‘fun fact’.
# whoops
Cocaine delivered to Aldi in believed 'logistical error' by drug smugglers
The drugs were valued at six million euro.
# Crash
British Airways plane collides into a building at Johannesburg Airport
The airline has stated that all passengers disembarked safely.
# Cancer drugs
St Vincent's Hospital denies fraud claims by Senator John Crown
The chairman of St Vincent’s Healthcare Group has written to Senator John Crown and asked him to send on all information he has in relation to the matter.
# gift
VIDEO: Olivier Giroud strike following goalkeeping howler helps Arsenal to victory
Artur Boruc won’t enjoy watching this on Match of the Day tonight.
# China
'Dead' baby wakes at funeral parlour before cremation
The critically-ill boy had been issued with death certificate – a doctor has been suspended, a nurse fired and a probe launched.
# login
Bill Gates says CTRL-ALT-DELETE was a mistake
Did you try turning it off and turning it back on again?
# Oops
Here's what happened with THAT error in the Leaving Cert Maths paper
The State Examinations Commission said today that approximately 4 per cent of candidates had been impacted by the error.
# the red daddy
Are RTE being sarcastic?
Someone in RTE is possibly less than enthused about our Hector.
# whoops
Man finds his house demolished by mistake
The demolition crew in Texas were supposed to raze the building next door.
# Mistake
Confusion as Labour TD votes against government
Michael McNamara voted against the government but the party said it was a ‘genuine mistake’.
# Sticky Situation
Woman accidentally superglues lips together
She mistook superglue for cold sore cream.
# awkward alert
This video redefines awkward with just one "adult toy"
This man really has no idea what he’s doing.
# error! error!
The best 404 error pages of any websites
Most companies have boring 404 pages – but some use them to have a bit of fun.
# Baseball
Hooters ballgirl interrupts baseball game after mistakenly grabbing live ball
That’s embarrassing.
# Oscar Pistorius
UPDATE: South African athlete Oscar Pistorius charged with murder
A case of mistaken identity? The Paralympic gold medallist is said to be in shock after he reportedly shot dead his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria.
# World War II
Amazon criticised over Nazi death camp jigsaw puzzle
A German politician has criticised Amazon for selling the puzzle which depicts the crematorium at Dachau.
# Mistake
Olympic walking champion booted out of games after failed drugs test
“I wanted to be stronger for this Olympics, I was wrong,” said the Beijing 2008 gold medallist Alex Schwazer, from Italy.
# Mistake
ITV reprimanded for mistakenly showing 'IRA' video game footage
The UK media regulator said ITV “breached audience trust” by showing footage purporting to be of an IRA attack – but which actually came from a video game.