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# biting back
'Bullied' Luis Suarez confirms he wants to leave Liverpool
“If I stay,” said the striker, “I will do my best here but I don’t think that will happen because of all the bullying against me.”
# problems
Brazil-England friendly scrapped over security - report
The decision is understood to have been made over fears regarding the safety of the venue.
# suspended
Dáil suspended - twice - as opposition criticises time to debate pay cuts
Opposition TDs also demanded to know why almost three-quarters of their proposed amendments were ruled out of order.
# kicked out
TD slams 'blatant abuses of power' after being suspended from the Dáil
Catherine Murphy got her marching orders this morning and later questioned whether what is happening in the Dáil is constitutional.
# Bus Eireann
Suspended Bus Éireann strike has already cost company €500,000
A 48-hour break in industrial action is currently underway, following a decision made last night after intervention from the Labour Relations Commission.
# Ombudsman
Children in care more likely to be 'suspended, excluded and leave school early'
“Given that there are currently 6,300 children in the care of the State – a relatively small number”, Emily Logan believes more should be done to support them.
# Dáil Éireann
VIDEO: Dáil suspended for nearly 30 minutes in property tax timing row
Business was twice suspended as Richard Boyd Barrett complained about the time provided to debate property tax changes.
# Basketball
NBA: Rockets suspend rookie for 'refusing to provide services'
Royce White claims his anxiety disorder is not being addressed properly by Houston.
# suspended
Three-match ban for Marouane Fellaini
The Everton midfielder will not appeal the FA’s retrospective charges of violent conduct.
Biarritz v Connacht, Heineken Cup
Eric Elwood’s men were hoping to make it three wins from four in Europe this season.
# suspended
Sinn Féin to take legal advice after TD is stopped from voting
Padraig Mac Lochlainn, who is serving a three-day suspension, was let vote once – but not a second time.
# Happy Holidays
Heineken Cup: Biarritz suspend coaches ahead of Connacht rematch
Jack Isaac and Serge Milhas have been put on a month’s leave by club president Serge Blanco.
# suspended
VIDEO: Andy Hazell hit with 14-week ban for this attack on opponent
The Gloucester flanker was dismissed for striking an opponent. A few times.
# Courts
Judges 'need guidelines' for sexual assault sentencing
The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said today that giving a man found guilty of sexual assault a fine and a suspended sentence “doesn’t give out a good message”.
# Sticky Situation
'I don't have anything against homosexuals' says suspended baseball star Escobar
The Toronto Blue Jays short-stop will sit out the next three MLB games after sticking a homophobic phrase to his face.
# suspended
Irish Daily Star editor suspended over topless Kate pictures
The publisher of the paper said it is to carry out a full investigation into the circumstances which led to the publication of topless pictures of Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, at the weekend.
# Courts
Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes appeal of Anthony Lyons sentence
It was announced today that the DPP is to appeal the sentence given to Lyons, who was convicted of sexually attacking a woman in Dublin.
# Movin' On Up
PGA Championship: McIlroy's charge cut short by storms
Rory McIlroy and Vijah Singh share the overnight lead at Kiwah Island after round three was suspended due to thunderstorms.
# Controversy
Irish player Gary Deegan suspended for alleged pro-IRA tweet
The former Bohemians midfielder has since apologised for his controversial post.
# Euro 2012
VIDEO: This electrical thunderstorm and torrential rain is why Ukraine v France was suspended
The rain in Ukraine falls mainly on the… Donbass Arena, by the looks of things.
# London 2012
Top Ukrainian Olympic official suspended in ticket scandal
It’s alleged that the general secretary of the country’s Olympic committee was planning to sell tickets to UK touts.
# twits
(Not) Angela Merkel won’t be silenced… she’s back on Twitter
The Euro Queen’s (fake) account was suspended, but she’s back and ready to take on the world…
# Assualt
Here's one of the many reasons why Real Madrid and Bayern Munich hate each other so much
It’s a pretty good reason if you’re a Bayern fan. Or Lothar Matthaus.
# Twitter
Follow Friday: It’s Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu
With an ostensible penchant for controversy and an obvious intelligence to boot, the Samoan centre is rugby’s answer to Eamon Dunphy.
# suspended
Sinn Féin’s Doherty suspended from Dáil in row with Ceann Comhairle
TDs vote to suspend Pearse Doherty after a row with the Ceann Comhairle over comments on a civil service appointment.
# Scotland Yard
Scotland Yard commander convicted of misconduct and perverting justice
Suspended police chief Ali Dizaei has been sentenced to three years in prison.
# suspended
Two match ban for Cork's Kerrigan after weekend sending off
Paul Kerrigan will miss games against Down and Donegal after his attempted headbutt on an Armagh defender on Sunday.
# more trouble
Danny Care fined and banned following drink-driving arrest
England and Harlequins scrum-half Danny Care pleaded guilty to driving with excess alcohol at a hearing this morning.
# Bad Kompany
Kompany agonises over football's soft side in Facebook letter
“My understanding is that English football prides itself on the hardness, the fairness and the tradition of its game,” wrote the suspended Manchester City captain.
# I'm out
Herman Cain suspends US presidential campaign after affair allegations
The former chairman of Godfather’s Pizza and one-time poll topper has shelved his run for the White House.
# suspended
RTÉ suspends next season of Prime Time Investigates after Fr Reynolds case
The broadcaster reached a settlement with Fr Kevin Reynolds after libelling him in a Prime Times Investigates programme earlier this year.
# IranAir
'Hero' Iranian pilot suspended after landing without front wheels
Iran investigating last week’s dramatic landing at an airport in Tehran.
# Dáil Éireann
Dáil suspended over Halligan row with Ceann Comhairle
Dáil business is held up after independent TD John Halligan refuses to leave the chamber following a vote by fellow TDs.
# suspended
Irish Air Corps suspends six helicopters after Brazilian crash
Four people were killed in a crash involved an AW 139 off the coast of Brazil last Friday, prompting the manufacturer to issue a precautionary notice about the aircraft.
# Dáil Éireann
Mattie McGrath suspended from Dáil over row with Ceann Comhairle
The Dáil votes 98 to 47 to boot out Mattie McGrath, after a dispute about which members can speak and when.
# Investigation
Johann Hari suspended from the Independent
Journalist Johann Hari had been accused of plagiarism but admitted to using unattributed quotes in some of his articles.
# suspended
Hearts' U-turn on 'sex offender' Thomson following criticism from children's charity
Defender Craig Thomson admits to “indecent behaviour”.
# suspended
Priest serving in Tuam archdiocese suspended over child safeguarding
Parishioners were informed yesterday evening that an allegation had been made against their priest.
# suspended
AFL agent Ricky Nixon banned for two years
Scout acted improperly and faces 24 months out of the business, his peers find.
# suspended
Midsomer Murders creator suspended after controversial race remarks
Brian True-May, 65, came under fire after saying there were no non-white characters in his sitcom as it “just wouldn’t work”.