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# u-turn - This year 2022

British Chancellor shrugs off ‘little turbulence’ after 45p tax rate u-turn
# U-turn
# U-turn

British Chancellor shrugs off ‘little turbulence’ after 45p tax rate u-turn

Updated Oct 3rd 2022, 10:09 PM 84,393 Views 51 Comments

Kwasi Kwarteng delivered his Tory conference speech just hours after abandoning the plan in an effort to stave off a mounting Tory revolt.

AIB apologises to customers over binned cashless branch strategy
# Sorry
# Sorry

AIB apologises to customers over binned cashless branch strategy

Aug 10th 2022, 6:02 PM 29,362 Views 25 Comments

The bank contacted account holders across Ireland today to confirm that cash services won’t be withdrawn from 70 branches.

'We got it wrong, we made a mistake': AIB not planning to return to cashless branch strategy
# U-turn
# U-turn

'We got it wrong, we made a mistake': AIB not planning to return to cashless branch strategy

Jul 29th 2022, 8:42 AM 19,186 Views 35 Comments

The bank was pushed to reverse its decision after widespread criticism from the public and politicians.

Politicians declare victory for ‘people power’ after AIB u-turn on withdrawing cash services
# Banking Backtrack
# Banking Backtrack

Politicians declare victory for ‘people power’ after AIB u-turn on withdrawing cash services

Jul 22nd 2022, 2:43 PM 20,556 Views 38 Comments

After days of outcry, the bank said it wouldn’t be withdrawing cash services from 70 branches.

New Zealand-born prop Robertson-McCoy agrees new deal at Connacht
# U-turn
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# U-turn

New Zealand-born prop Robertson-McCoy agrees new deal at Connacht

Jul 11th 2022, 5:29 PM 9,020 Views 3 Comments

The province announced in May that the 28-year-old would be departing this summer.

Raith Rovers apologise and confirm David Goodwillie will not play for the club
# U-turn
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# U-turn

Raith Rovers apologise and confirm David Goodwillie will not play for the club

Feb 3rd 2022, 12:53 PM 6,976 Views 4 Comments

Goodwillie’s signing sparked a backlash.

# u-turn - Last year 2021

Player power forces a climbdown from the IRFU but actions matter most
# U-turn
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# U-turn

Player power forces a climbdown from the IRFU but actions matter most

Dec 18th 2021, 6:30 AM 3,340 Views 1 Comment

The hard-hitting letter has set the ball rolling with two reviews to be published early next year.

IRFU to publish reports in major u-turn after letter from women's players
# Player Power
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# Player Power

IRFU to publish reports in major u-turn after letter from women's players

Updated Dec 17th 2021, 3:00 PM 12,007 Views 14 Comments

The union says players’ views “will be listened to and fed into future planning.”

Minsk says it will repatriate migrants at Polish border, as EU broadens its Belarus sanctions
# Alexander Lukashenko
# Alexander Lukashenko

Minsk says it will repatriate migrants at Polish border, as EU broadens its Belarus sanctions

Updated Nov 15th 2021, 2:50 PM 24,519 Views 9 Comments

Iraq has recorded 571 of its citizens on the border who have said they are ready to return “voluntarily”.

'I'll no longer believe I'm a bad person' - Irish marathon runner Scullion explains Olympic U-turn in powerful statement
# Abuse
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# Abuse

'I'll no longer believe I'm a bad person' - Irish marathon runner Scullion explains Olympic U-turn in powerful statement

Jul 14th 2021, 12:01 PM 265,485 Views 11 Comments

The 32-year-old had announced that he was withdrawing from the Tokyo Games over the weekend.

Court ruling that prohibited child murder victims from being named publicly to be reversed

Court ruling that prohibited child murder victims from being named publicly to be reversed

Apr 19th 2021, 5:23 PM 15,972 Views 8 Comments

Parents and media organisations had campaigned to change the law after the controversial ruling last October.

Merkel apologises as Germany reverses plans for Easter Covid lockdown
# U-turn
# U-turn

Merkel apologises as Germany reverses plans for Easter Covid lockdown

Mar 24th 2021, 2:04 PM 38,661 Views 29 Comments

‘The whole process has caused additional uncertainty, for which I ask all citizens to forgive me,’ Merkel said.

Eamon Ryan u-turns over Limerick road project, says it will be delivered 'without delay'
# Green Light
# Green Light

Eamon Ryan u-turns over Limerick road project, says it will be delivered 'without delay'

Feb 10th 2021, 4:44 PM 24,189 Views 47 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan was accused of acting “in clear breach” of the Programme for Government last week by FF Willie O’Dea.

Admin error sees Kerry native step down from Northern Ireland role 24 hours after appointment
# U-turn
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# U-turn

Admin error sees Kerry native step down from Northern Ireland role 24 hours after appointment

Feb 6th 2021, 5:42 PM 15,206 Views 8 Comments

Diarmuid O’Carroll had come out on top of a three-man shortlist for the position.

# u-turn - All time

'A brutal drama' - Messi reveals he is staying at Barca after refusing to take them to court
# U-turn
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# U-turn

'A brutal drama' - Messi reveals he is staying at Barca after refusing to take them to court

Updated Sep 4th 2020, 6:00 PM 65,558 Views 43 Comments

The Argentine superstar believed he could leave the Catalan giants on a free transfer, but they want €700 million.

Cabinet agrees gardaí entering homes to shut down house parties would be an 'extreme measure'
# U-turn
# U-turn

Cabinet agrees gardaí entering homes to shut down house parties would be an 'extreme measure'

Aug 28th 2020, 9:05 PM 46,390 Views 49 Comments

Government has u-turned on the idea of sending officers into peoples’ homes to break up gatherings.

Trump administration rescinds decision to revoke some international student visas
# US
# US

Trump administration rescinds decision to revoke some international student visas

Jul 14th 2020, 9:19 PM 16,530 Views 9 Comments

ICE had said that international students must leave the country if their classes are only online, or transfer to a school offering in-person tuition.

PGA calls off plan for fans at Memorial as virus cases spike in Ohio
# U-turn
From The42
# U-turn

PGA calls off plan for fans at Memorial as virus cases spike in Ohio

Jul 6th 2020, 5:58 PM 2,986 Views 1 Comment

The state’s Covid-19 death toll reached 2,911 with 19 people passing away on Sunday.

'It looked like the Lone Ranger': Donald Trump appears to perform u-turn on masks
# Masking A Lot
# Masking A Lot

'It looked like the Lone Ranger': Donald Trump appears to perform u-turn on masks

Jul 2nd 2020, 7:07 AM 62,586 Views 53 Comments

Donald Trump has long avoided being photographed in a mask.

GAA to offer refunds to season ticket holders if season is cancelled
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# U-turn

GAA to offer refunds to season ticket holders if season is cancelled

Apr 29th 2020, 8:16 PM 5,526 Views 16 Comments

This follows criticism over the inserting of a clause stating refunds would not be offered in ‘circumstances outside of the control of the GAA’.

Spurs reverse decision to furlough non-playing staff
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# U-turn

Spurs reverse decision to furlough non-playing staff

Apr 13th 2020, 2:38 PM 5,395 Views 11 Comments

The north London club promise to pay staff their wages in full.

'I had itchy feet so when the opportunity came, I grabbed it with two hands. It feels like I never left'
# Return From Retirement
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# Return From Retirement

'I had itchy feet so when the opportunity came, I grabbed it with two hands. It feels like I never left'

Mar 3rd 2020, 9:15 AM 21,226 Views 2 Comments

Áine O’Gorman is in line to win her 101st Ireland cap after coming out of international retirement.

BBC backs down in interview standoff with Boris Johnson in wake of terror attack
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

BBC backs down in interview standoff with Boris Johnson in wake of terror attack

Nov 30th 2019, 12:38 PM 40,841 Views 19 Comments

“We believe it is now in the public interest that the Prime Minister should be interviewed.”

Diego Maradona returns as coach of Argentine club two days after leaving
# U-turn
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# U-turn

Diego Maradona returns as coach of Argentine club two days after leaving

Nov 22nd 2019, 8:07 AM 5,115 Views 3 Comments

‘Achieving political unity in the club’ appears to be the reason behind the dramatic U-turn.

Prince Andrew 'steps back' from royal duties for the 'foreseeable future'
# Duke Of York
# Duke Of York

Prince Andrew 'steps back' from royal duties for the 'foreseeable future'

Nov 20th 2019, 6:11 PM 36,518 Views 68 Comments

The announcement follows a widespread criticism following his interview with the BBC on his connections with Jeffrey Epstein.

Egypt do a U-turn and recall midfielder banned over sexual harassment claims
# AFCON 2019
From The42
# AFCON 2019

Egypt do a U-turn and recall midfielder banned over sexual harassment claims

Jun 28th 2019, 12:46 PM 5,078 Views 23 Comments

Amr Warda has also had his suspension reduced, meaning he will now be available to play in the knockout stages of the African Cup of Nations.

Bowyer signs new deal for Championship-bound Charlton one day after he was set to leave
# U-turn
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# U-turn

Bowyer signs new deal for Championship-bound Charlton one day after he was set to leave

Jun 18th 2019, 9:20 AM 5,034 Views 2 Comments

The 42-year-old previously failed to reach an agreement with the Addicks about his future at the club.

Gatland's assistant Edwards pulls out of Wigan Warriors head coach role
# U-turn
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# U-turn

Gatland's assistant Edwards pulls out of Wigan Warriors head coach role

Apr 15th 2019, 12:39 PM 5,766 Views 1 Comment

‘This is not about money, this is about Wigan Warriors getting the best man for the job which, at the moment, I feel is not me.’

Donald Trump rows back on decision to cut Special Olympics funding by $18m
# U-turn
# U-turn

Donald Trump rows back on decision to cut Special Olympics funding by $18m

Mar 28th 2019, 10:15 PM 18,229 Views 46 Comments

“I’ve been to the Special Olympics, I think it’s incredible,” he told reporters.

Young Manchester City attacker turns back on England to declare for Germany
# U-turn
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# U-turn

Young Manchester City attacker turns back on England to declare for Germany

Mar 27th 2019, 11:24 AM 15,452 Views 15 Comments

Lukas Nmecha, an England U21 international, played for Germany U21s in a win against England last night.

VAT on vitamins and supplements won't jump to 23% - at least until November
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# U-turn

VAT on vitamins and supplements won't jump to 23% - at least until November

Updated Feb 26th 2019, 6:11 PM 26,421 Views 46 Comments

An increased rate on some food supplements was due to kick in on Friday.

UK government terminates £13.8m contract with Seaborne Freight for no-deal Brexit ferries
# U-turn
# U-turn

UK government terminates £13.8m contract with Seaborne Freight for no-deal Brexit ferries

Feb 9th 2019, 10:11 AM 26,715 Views 34 Comments

It’s been reported that the contract was cancelled after an Irish company, Arklow Shipping, withdrew its backing.

Premier League's new chief executive changes her mind and turns down job
# Susanna Dinnage
From The42
# Susanna Dinnage

Premier League's new chief executive changes her mind and turns down job

Dec 31st 2018, 9:14 AM 8,833 Views 5 Comments

Dinnage was set to be the Premier League’s first female chief executive.

UFC strikes deal with BT Sport for Ireland and UK after pulling plug on Eleven Sports agreement
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# U-turn

UFC strikes deal with BT Sport for Ireland and UK after pulling plug on Eleven Sports agreement

Dec 14th 2018, 11:47 AM 7,020 Views 6 Comments

The new streaming service is reportedly facing closure after just four months.

Fulham's billionaire owner Khan withdraws £600m offer to buy Wembley Stadium
# U-turn
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# U-turn

Fulham's billionaire owner Khan withdraws £600m offer to buy Wembley Stadium

Oct 17th 2018, 3:52 PM 5,825 Views 6 Comments

The Pakistani-American businessman will not be purchasing the home of England’s international football team after all.

Steve Bannon dropped from New Yorker Festival as famous people say they won't share the stage with him

Steve Bannon dropped from New Yorker Festival as famous people say they won't share the stage with him

Sep 4th 2018, 5:08 PM 26,566 Views 70 Comments

The reversal of the decision was announced last night.

Tesla to remain public after shareholders tell Elon Musk 'please don't do this'
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# U-turn

Tesla to remain public after shareholders tell Elon Musk 'please don't do this'

Aug 25th 2018, 8:19 AM 18,276 Views 17 Comments

Shares at the company fell by 20% this month.

Iran's largest football stadium to admit thousands of women for the first time since 1979
# Breakthrough
From The42
# Breakthrough

Iran's largest football stadium to admit thousands of women for the first time since 1979

Jun 20th 2018, 12:59 PM 4,850 Views 5 Comments

More than 10,000 tickets were expected to be put on sale for Wednesday’s screening.

Chelsea perform u-turn and put plans to redevelop Stamford Bridge on hold
# A BRIDGE TOO FAR
From The42
# A BRIDGE TOO FAR

Chelsea perform u-turn and put plans to redevelop Stamford Bridge on hold

May 31st 2018, 1:44 PM 7,685 Views 17 Comments

The club cite ‘unfavorable investment climate’ as the reason for their decision.

Springbok Steyn turns down move to relegated Brive to stay in Paris
# Staying Put
From The42
# Staying Put

Springbok Steyn turns down move to relegated Brive to stay in Paris

May 25th 2018, 5:06 PM 6,414 Views 6 Comments

The out-half has extended his contract with Stade Francais.

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