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# protest - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Taoiseach says Debenhams has treated its Irish workers 'very badly'

Some 1,500 Debenhams workers in Ireland have lost their jobs.

# protest - Saturday 4 July, 2020

From The42 FIA gives green light to Mercedes’ controversial steering system Protest

FIA gives green light to Mercedes’ controversial steering system

Hamilton was quickest in both practice sessions, finishing two tenths clear of his team-mate Valtteri Bottas.

# protest - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

CityJet's Dublin pilots to protest at airline's Irish HQ

Fórsa says it has put forward a range of proposals aimed at securing pilot roles in Dublin

# protest - Saturday 20 June, 2020

A 'number of people' injured in terror-related stabbing in English park

The incident is believed to be terror-related.

# protest - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police

Hundreds of people converged on Parliament Square in London today after far-right groups, including Britain First, called on supporters to guard the monuments.

# protest - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'From the moment a hate crime is reported, the hate element is filtered out by the system'

Grace Tierney of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties is living in the US through lockdown and witnessing the Black Lives Matter protest. She says Ireland must ask itself the hard questions.

# protest - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

'Cruel and reckless': NY governor slams Trump over claims about protester (75) who was hospitalised by police

The president attempted to cast doubt on footage showing police in the city of Buffalo shoving the man.

# protest - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Hundreds of people gather for Black Lives Matter protest at the US embassy

Thousands are expected to gather at the US Embassy today at 3pm.

Explainer: Why is a new law in Hong Kong about the Chinese national anthem so controversial?

The law was approved by Hong Kong legislators on Thursday.

# protest - Thursday 4 June, 2020

From The42 Snooker player Alfie Burden takes a knee at start of Championship League match Protest

Snooker player Alfie Burden takes a knee at start of Championship League match

Burden lost his first game 3-0 to Ryan Day.

# protest - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled

A protest on Saturday is still scheduled to go ahead, despite concerns from health officials.

From The42 German FA takes no action against Jadon Sancho over George Floyd protest Reaction

German FA takes no action against Jadon Sancho over George Floyd protest

In a statement, the Bundesliga confirmed it would take ‘no proceedings’ against the player.

'Large gatherings are dangerous': Harris says planned anti-racism march should be cancelled

A garda investigation into Monday’s protest is underway.

# protest - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Nissan workers burn tyres at gate of Barcelona factory after closure announced

There will be 3,000 job losses with 20,000 families expected to be affected in Spain’s Catalonia region.

Three politicians ejected from Hong Kong chamber amid China anthem debate

One of the politicians was forcibly carried out of the legislative chamber by security forces.

# protest - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Thousands of protesters gather in Hong Kong before legislators debate national anthem law

In the Central business district, police shot pepper balls at protesters and searched several people.

# protest - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

'We're asking for the government's help': Debenhams staff stage protest outside Dáil

The closure of the Irish branches of Debenhams saw the loss of 2,000 jobs.

# protest - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Gardaí restrict access to Phoenix Park due to planned anti-lockdown protest

A ‘March for Freedom’ protest was planned in the Park at 2pm today.

# protest - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

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'Deceived by Debenhams': Workers urge government to save their jobs ahead of liquidation hearing

Some 500 people logged onto Zoom this afternoon for an e-rally in support of the Debenhams workers.

# protest - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic

Officials said the nine inmates were shot during clashes with authorities.

# protest - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Protesters staging demonstration outside Debenhams store in Dublin are moved on by gardaí

The closure of the stores saw the loss of 2,000 jobs.

# protest - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Hundreds protest over Michigan governor’s social distancing order

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she was ‘really disappointed’ to see protesters close together without masks.

# protest - Saturday 11 April, 2020

From The42 Rangers want SPFL chief banned over controversial vote Protest

Rangers want SPFL chief banned over controversial vote

‘Rangers will not be bullied into silence,’ a statement from the Glasgow club read.

# protest - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Hundreds take to Dublin streets calling for left-wing government

Several hundred people from various groups took part in a protest this afternoon.

# protest - Saturday 29 February, 2020

From The42 Bizarre scenes as Bayern and Hoffenheim play keep-ball for 10 minutes in response to offensive banner Protest

Bizarre scenes as Bayern and Hoffenheim play keep-ball for 10 minutes in response to offensive banner

The Bundesliga game was halted three times due to an offensive banner.

# protest - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Dutch farmers bring tractors into city in protest over planned emissions policy

The demonstration comes a day before a debate in parliament on how to rein in emissions of the pollutant nitrogen oxide.

# protest - Sunday 16 February, 2020

From The42 Porto striker walks off pitch after monkey chants Protest

Porto striker walks off pitch after monkey chants

Moussa Marega was targeted by some fans in a stormy Portuguese league game at Vitoria Guimaeres on Sunday.

# protest - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Extinction Rebellion activists anger motorists as traffic blocked in London Fashion Week protest

A taxi driver shouted “Just f****** move” to a samba band which stood in front of cars playing music.

# protest - Friday 14 February, 2020

'We've been waiting for 12 years': Hundreds of Community Employment supervisors strike over pension rights

They want the incoming government to implement a Labour Court recommendation issued in 2008 that a pension scheme be put in place for them.

# protest - Friday 7 February, 2020

'We're the ones who will suffer': Secondary school students stage climate change protest

Gardaí had said they would not sanction the protest but it went ahead anyway this afternoon.

# protest - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

'This is huge': Thousands of childcare protesters march across Dublin city

The Early Years Alliance said the crisis was caused by the government’s “chronic under-investment” in the industry.

# protest - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Opinion: We don’t want the crumbs from the table – childcare is in crisis and we need support

Cut the bureaucracy and fund childcare properly, writes crèche operator Margaret Connell.

# protest - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Zappone reverses funding cut for creches on day of protest action next week

Creche owners had been told the department will not fund an alternative day to make up time for the protest.

# protest - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

High Court asked to lift injunction limiting extent of greyhound racing protest

Late last year the operators of Shelbourne Park, Greyhound Stadium Ltd, secured the temporary injunction.

# protest - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Garda receives minor injuries after being struck with moving vehicle during farmer protest

The vehicle involved is understood not to have been a tractor. No arrests have been made.

# protest - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Farmers warn of further 'civil disobedience' as dozens of tractors shut down busy Dublin streets

It follows a similar protest in November when dozens of farmers also arrived on tractors.

# protest - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong pro-democracy rally after police use tear gas in clashes

The city has been battered by nearly seven months of unrest, which was sparked by a proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China.

# protest - Friday 27 December, 2019

From The42 Paul Pogba launches own anti-racism protest Initiative

Paul Pogba launches own anti-racism protest

The France international was subjected to abuse on social media at the start of the season.

# protest - Monday 9 December, 2019

IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin

The latest blockade is part of the ongoing farmer campaign for an increase in beef prices.

# protest - Friday 6 December, 2019

'No more hostels, build more homes': Aungier Street reopens after housing protest

Demonstrators held signs bearing slogans like “homes not hostels”, and “children first”.

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