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# oops - Friday 4 November, 2011

Overzealous cleaner accidentally damages €800,000 artwork

Officials in Dortmund say that the dried rain puddle cleared away by the cleaner was actually meant to be there.

# oops - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge "I don't": The shortest celebrity marriages Marriage This post contains images

"I don't": The shortest celebrity marriages

Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from husband Kris Humphries after just 72 days of marriage. But she’s not the only celeb to have had a short union…

# oops - Friday 21 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Prison officer loses the keys... to every door in the jail Oops

Prison officer loses the keys... to every door in the jail

Every single lock at Birmingham prison must now be replaced after a warder mislaid his set.

# oops - Thursday 6 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Lifeboat called out for emergency rescue… of the planet Jupiter Oops

Lifeboat called out for emergency rescue… of the planet Jupiter

A passer-by thought they saw a flare being launched by a struggling boat. They didn’t: they saw the sparks of Jupiter.

# oops - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

UK broadcaster mistakes computer game attack for real 'IRA film'

The ITV documentary showed footage of a helicopter being shot down – but the clip came from a 2009 video game.

# oops - Thursday 22 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Man busted for drink driving twice... in one night DUI

Man busted for drink driving twice... in one night

Robert Brodnick was arrested for a second time just minutes after he had been released the first time.

# oops - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Victim's name spelled incorrectly on 9/11 memorial

The family of Jeffrey Schreier, who died in the attacks on the World Trade Centre ten years ago, were stunned to see the misspelling.

# oops - Monday 29 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Man arrested breaking into sheriff's house Oops

Man arrested breaking into sheriff's house

The burglary suspect walked right past a parked squad car and tried to break into the family home of Winona County Sheriff Dave Brand.

# oops - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Man rescued from truck hanging over New York street Oops

Man rescued from truck hanging over New York street

The salt lorry ploughed through a wall and was left dangling two storeys above the road.

# oops - Friday 5 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge East German spies' disguises made them look like... spies Oops This post contains images

East German spies' disguises made them look like... spies

Artist Simon Menner uncovered images of a typical Stazi ‘disguise’ during a hunt of its archives. Now they’re on display.

# oops - Friday 29 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Man gets stuck in manhole trying to save his phone Oops This post contains videos

Man gets stuck in manhole trying to save his phone

Jared Medeiros, 21, said he was irritated that police had taken a photo of him stuck with legs in the air.

# oops - Monday 18 July, 2011

From The42 Barney forgets his darts but remembers to bring his game Arrows

Barney forgets his darts but remembers to bring his game

Crowd favourite Van Barneveld eases into last 16 of World Matchplay despite leaving his darts at home.

# oops - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From The Daily Edge Watch: Time editor calls Obama a 'dick' on US national television Oops This post contains videos

Watch: Time editor calls Obama a 'dick' on US national television

Mark Halperin immediately apologised for remarks he thought would be blocked from the morning show’s airing by MSNBC staff.

# oops - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Student's mobile phone porn habit costs him €1,650

The Cork student learned a harsh lesson when he used his mobile to download video content.

# oops - Friday 24 June, 2011

Mock Irish Times front page pulled from online edition

Front page marking end of Geraldine Kennedy’s editorship of the paper mistakenly went online this morning.

# oops - Monday 20 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Donegal man comes face-to-face with snake... in his toolbox Oops

Donegal man comes face-to-face with snake... in his toolbox

The two-foot corn snake had arrived from England – and isn’t the first unwanted visitor to these shores.

# oops - Saturday 18 June, 2011

South Korean troops mistakenly fire on passenger plane

Troops thought plane, which was preparing to land in Seoul, was North Korean.

# oops - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Watch: Did you hear the one about the Dalai Lama...? Tibetan leader enjoys TV host's failed joke Joke Fail This post contains videos

Watch: Did you hear the one about the Dalai Lama...? Tibetan leader enjoys TV host's failed joke

Dalai Lama joke about the Dalai Lama and pizza failed to win a smile, but he seemed to enjoy the joke’s failure a whole lot more.

# oops - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Aer Lingus heads to LRC to avert flight cancellations; what US diplomats really thought of Ireland’s politicians and the girl stoned to the death because of a beauty contest.

# oops - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Obama mocks that awkward moment he toasted Queen Elizabeth - alone Oops This post contains videos

Obama mocks that awkward moment he toasted Queen Elizabeth - alone

Video: Obama wasn’t deterred from continuing his toast by the British national anthem, but seems to have realised something was amiss when he was the only one raising his glass.

# oops - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge How not to... Bury yourself in sand Oops

How not to... Bury yourself in sand

Olympic swimmer finds 7ft hole in beach is one he just can’t dig his way out of.

# oops - Friday 22 April, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From The Daily Edge Man convicted of murder in LA after police spot his tattoo depicting killing Oops

Man convicted of murder in LA after police spot his tattoo depicting killing

Tattoo gave fundamental clues for cold case investigators.

# oops - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge The most honest URL you're likely to see today... Oops

The most honest URL you're likely to see today...

Someone clearly isn’t impressed by the jellybean with the face of Kate Middleton on it…

# oops - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Did Clarkson brag about his affair with Phillipa in his newspaper column? Classy

Did Clarkson brag about his affair with Phillipa in his newspaper column?

Clarkson wrote a column in May 2010 under the headline “Lie back, leggy Philippa, while I have some fun”. Tasteful.

# oops - Friday 25 March, 2011

Video: Obama arrives home early... and can't get into White House Oops This post contains videos

Video: Obama arrives home early... and can't get into White House

Us president accidentally locked out of the Oval Office after trip to Latin America.

# oops - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

From The42 Red-faced RFU deny arrogance after Grand Slam video leaks Oops This post contains videos

Red-faced RFU deny arrogance after Grand Slam video leaks

A statement issued by the body claims that Nike ad was merely prepared as a contingency.

# oops - Monday 21 March, 2011

From The42 WATCH: Nike celebrate the Grand Slam that never was Oops This post contains videos

WATCH: Nike celebrate the Grand Slam that never was

Hate to break it to you lads, but you have to win all five games to call it a “Grand Slam.”

# oops - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Bomb squad called out to defuse...a sex toy

Case of the ticking package brings to mind a certain Tom Jones hit…

# oops - Monday 14 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Whopper trouble: Burger King CEO insults British food and women Oops

Whopper trouble: Burger King CEO insults British food and women

Bernardo Hees said he had few distractions from his work when studying in the UK.

Fox News falls for Islamic ban on padded bras hoax

News organisation took satirical site’s story about push to ban padded bras because “they make the breasts look bigger and perky” as fact.

# oops - Sunday 27 February, 2011

From The42 Szczesny left red-faced after Carling Cup gaffe Oops This post contains videos

Szczesny left red-faced after Carling Cup gaffe

Goalkeeper’s blunder comes a week after Twitter jibe at Ashley Cole.

# oops - Thursday 24 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Oops! BBC's The One Show interrupted by fire alarm Oops

Oops! BBC's The One Show interrupted by fire alarm

Presenters left confused as alarm interrupts interview with actress Tamsin Grieg.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Dept of Foreign Affairs puts crisis management team in Libya; the last day of campaigning sees party leader return closer to home and the government rushes through ‘three strikes’ legislation on illegal file sharing.

# oops - Monday 21 February, 2011

From The42 Russell protests innocence over missed drugs test Oops

Russell protests innocence over missed drugs test

Jockey claims that yesterday’s scheduled test at Naas “just slipped his mind.”

# oops - Friday 11 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Caption competition: Labour campaign car clamped Car Clamp

Caption competition: Labour campaign car clamped

Labour might be seeing red at this…

# oops - Monday 7 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge A US TV audience of 100m - and Aguilera fluffs her lines Oops This post contains videos

A US TV audience of 100m - and Aguilera fluffs her lines

Christina Aguilera sang the national anthem at the Super Bowl last night. Except, she didn’t. Or not all of it, anyway.

# oops - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

Gaybo: The real reason I wasn't wearing my seatbelt properly

The head of the Road Safety Authority, Gay Byrne, is forced to explain why he wasn’t wearing his seatbelt properly while filming a documentary with Terry Wogan for the BBC. It doesn’t count if you’re on TV, apparently.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Cowen prepares to dissolve the Dail; Gaybo forced to explain why he wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and the first photos of a rare Amazonian tribe.