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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# Zero Tolerance

This year
'Nowhere to go': How the housing crisis is lethal for domestic violence victims
A report by
Jane Moore
There was an increase in the number of applications last year, along with an increase in the number of court orders being breached.
Statutory agency dedicated to tackling domestic violence to begin operating in January
Justice Minister Helen McEntee will introduce legislation to establish the agency to the Dáil by the end of the month.
Last year
Secondary school curriculum to be updated to address issues like domestic violence and consent
Education Minister Norma Foley said that education has a “very significant” role to play in the new Zero Tolerance strategy.
All time
'Consequences of this huge physical intrusion on women are so enormous': MEPs back resolution to end FGM
It comes after a couple were found guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal court last month of carrying out FGM on their young daughter.
Man City condemn 'racist gesture' during Manchester derby
United midfielder Fred was hit by objects thrown from the crowd as he prepared to take a corner in the second half.
New Zealand Cricket to apologise to Archer after England bowler suffers racist abuse
An investigation has been opened by New Zealand Cricket after Jofra Archer was racially abused by a spectator at Bay Oval.
Chelsea ban supporter for life over Raheem Sterling racial abuse
Five other fans were given shorter sanctions for the incident involving the Manchester City winger last December.
Millwall pledge to ban fans guilty of racist abuse as ugly scenes mar win over Everton
An Everton fan suffered a knife wound to his face in violent clashes ahead of the game.
Hours after doubling down on family separation policy, Trump backs party plans to end it
The US President has apparently backed Republican bills “100%”.
FactCheck: Is Trump correct that the Democrats passed laws to separate families at the border?
Trump has pinned the blame for the controversial practice at the US border on Democrats, but is he right?
Cardiff see controversial red as Warriors stay perfect
The Blues were leading in Glasgow when Nigel Owens gave Taufa’ao Filise his marching orders.
How many HSE doctors does Navan hospital's emergency department have? None
Four of the five locum/agency doctors at the hospital’s emergency department went on wildcat strike two weeks ago in a row over plans to slash their rate of pay.
Uniformed PSNI officers to take part in Belfast pride for the first time
The PSNI hope to highlight the issue of hate crime through their attendance.
'Only matter of time until someone is killed' - Council to vote on towing cars that block cycle lanes
A mass cycle protest is due to take place outside Leinster House today.
Drink drivers will be automatically banned when caught
Cabinet approved the plan from Shane Ross earlier today.
Euros booze ban in Lens as England and Wales fans told to party elsewhere
The small French city has moved to restrict public consumption of alcohol on matchdays in the competition.
Dublin Bus drivers WILL be allowed to keep on listening to their radios
Bus drivers had been set to boycott the Port Tunnel over the transistor radio ban.
Chelsea promise to ban fans found guilty of throwing coins at Man City players
Missiles were sent from the lower section of the Matthew Harding Stand as City celebrated their goal.
Irish Rail cancel rush hour train due to graffiti
The vandalism was on the 6.10pm train from Dublin Connolly to Maynooth.
‘99% of our athletes are clean'
28 track and field athletes were suspended by the IAAF last week after samples from the 2005 and 2007 world championships were retested.
Tonnes of illegal elephant ivory tusks and trinkets burned at the stake
The move was made in an attempt to protect elephants.
Football tarnished by further racism footage as West Ham fans under fire
The chanting was filmed by a passenger on the London Underground before the Hammers’ 2-2 draw with Spurs.
Warehouse worker sacked for eating a jam tart
The man said he and his co-worker were actually eating a Mars bar on the shop floor but the Employment Appeals Tribunal said his dismissal was fair.
Are you going to any of the Phoenix Park gigs? Leave the booze behind
Following controversial concerts in the park last year, Gardaí promised a “robust policing plan” this summer, while the OPW insisted on “trouble-free bands”.
Spurs to adopt zero tolerance approach to abusive fans tonight
Tottenham have instructed stewards to show no tolerance to any supporter hurling insults during the derby clash with Chelsea.
Man sues NYPD after being tasered for double parking
Surgeons were needed to remove an inch-long taser prong from a man’s back following an incident in April 2010.