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# banned - Tuesday 23 August, 2022

YouTube becomes latest platform to ban Andrew Tate for breaching hate speech rules
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# Banned

YouTube becomes latest platform to ban Andrew Tate for breaching hate speech rules

Aug 23rd 2022, 2:07 PM 42,112 Views 28 Comments

Tate has gained notoriety online for comments about women including suggesting they “bear some responsibility” if they are assaulted.

# banned - Monday 13 June, 2022

United Arab Emirates bans Pixar’s Lightyear from cinemas over lesbian kiss
# To Infinity And Be Gone
# To Infinity And Be Gone

United Arab Emirates bans Pixar’s Lightyear from cinemas over lesbian kiss

Jun 13th 2022, 2:56 PM 16,228 Views 24 Comments

Cinemas in the UAE, a federation of seven sheikhdoms on the Arabian Peninsula, had already advertised showtimes for the film.

# banned - Friday 18 March, 2022

Taliban arrests TV staff over report criticising decision to ban foreign dramas
# Arrested
# Arrested

Taliban arrests TV staff over report criticising decision to ban foreign dramas

Mar 18th 2022, 1:26 PM 10,133 Views 3 Comments

Three members of staff at TOLO News were held by the Taliban’s intelligence branch.

# banned - Friday 4 March, 2022

Russian state-controlled news channel RT removed from Irish screens; Russia blocks Twitter and Facebook
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# Banned

Russian state-controlled news channel RT removed from Irish screens; Russia blocks Twitter and Facebook

Updated Mar 4th 2022, 8:50 PM 31,800 Views 67 Comments

The EU banned broadcasts of the channel on Wednesday as part of a package of sanctions over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

# banned - Thursday 30 December, 2021

China's national soccer team banned from getting any new tattoos
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China's national soccer team banned from getting any new tattoos

Updated Dec 30th 2021, 3:00 PM 37,920 Views 43 Comments

The China Sports Administration has also advised players to have any existing tattoos removed.

# banned - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Meta targets 'cyber mercenaries' using Facebook to spy
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# Banned

Meta targets 'cyber mercenaries' using Facebook to spy

Dec 16th 2021, 11:00 PM 13,658 Views 5 Comments

The company began alerting some 50,000 people likely targeted by the firms accused of spying on activists, dissidents and journalists.

# banned - Sunday 7 November, 2021

Travel firm Expedia bans holidays to see captive dolphins and whales
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Travel firm Expedia bans holidays to see captive dolphins and whales

Nov 7th 2021, 8:45 AM 11,671 Views 18 Comments

However, the company will continue to visit seaside sanctuaries that do not require animals to perform.

# banned - Sunday 3 October, 2021

Trump asks US judge to force Twitter to restore his account
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# Banned

Trump asks US judge to force Twitter to restore his account

Oct 3rd 2021, 7:15 AM 25,745 Views 66 Comments

Twitter declined to comment.

# banned - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Gordon Elliott set for return to racing as six-month ban ends today
# Suspension
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# Suspension

Gordon Elliott set for return to racing as six-month ban ends today

Sep 9th 2021, 4:32 PM 3,204 Views 2 Comments

The trainer was suspended after an image of him sitting on a dead horse was widely circulated on social media back in February.

# banned - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Vatican sanctions Polish archbishop for cover-up of child sexual abuse
# Banned
# Banned

Vatican sanctions Polish archbishop for cover-up of child sexual abuse

Aug 21st 2021, 5:22 PM 20,175 Views 23 Comments

The retired archbishop has been banned from public service.

# banned - Friday 2 July, 2021

Straws, cutlery and cotton buds among single-use plastics banned from tomorrow
# Plastic Waste
# Plastic Waste

Straws, cutlery and cotton buds among single-use plastics banned from tomorrow

Jul 2nd 2021, 10:31 PM 80,264 Views 89 Comments

The EU directive was agreed upon in 2019.

# banned - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

World 400m champion handed two-year doping ban, misses Tokyo Olympics
# Barred
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# Barred

World 400m champion handed two-year doping ban, misses Tokyo Olympics

Jun 30th 2021, 7:07 PM 9,996 Views 2 Comments

Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrain clocked the third-fastest 400m in history to take the world title in Doha in 2019.

# banned - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Principal who stole over €200k from Cavan school struck off teaching register for 15 years
# Finbar Boyle
# Finbar Boyle

Principal who stole over €200k from Cavan school struck off teaching register for 15 years

Jun 17th 2021, 12:34 PM 55,097 Views 20 Comments

Finbar Boyle stole the money from the national school in Cavan over a number of years.

# banned - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Twitter suspended in Nigeria after president's tweet deleted for violating rules
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# Banned

Twitter suspended in Nigeria after president's tweet deleted for violating rules

Jun 5th 2021, 6:46 PM 20,239 Views 19 Comments

The government directive has been condemned by international human rights groups.

# banned - Thursday 6 May, 2021

EU watchdog says additive used in sweets and cakes not safe
# E171
# E171

EU watchdog says additive used in sweets and cakes not safe

May 6th 2021, 7:59 PM 43,622 Views 20 Comments

Its use in food was suspended in France last year over health fears.

# banned - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Bundee Aki gets four-game ban after red card against England
# Suspension
From The42
# Suspension

Bundee Aki gets four-game ban after red card against England

Updated Mar 23rd 2021, 8:00 PM 41,874 Views 52 Comments

The ban comes as a big blow for Connacht ahead of their clash with Leicester.

# banned - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Bournemouth staff member's late intervention to stop Burnley playing suspended Pieters
# Close Call
From The42
# Close Call

Bournemouth staff member's late intervention to stop Burnley playing suspended Pieters

Feb 10th 2021, 12:26 PM 9,130 Views 3 Comments

The Dutch defender was ineligible for last night’s FA Cup tie, and both managers have praised Bournemouth’s head of media for flagging the error.

# banned - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

O'Mahony banned for three Six Nations games following red card against Wales
# Suspended
From The42
# Suspended

O'Mahony banned for three Six Nations games following red card against Wales

Feb 9th 2021, 6:55 PM 46,330 Views 121 Comments

The 31-year-old was sent off for making contact with the head of Tomas Francis.

# banned - Friday 5 February, 2021

Ajax goalkeeper Onana handed 12-month ban following failed doping test
# Banned
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# Banned

Ajax goalkeeper Onana handed 12-month ban following failed doping test

Feb 5th 2021, 11:33 AM 6,700 Views 6 Comments

Cameroon international tested positive for the banned substance Furosemide.

# banned - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Trainer Charles Byrnes handed six-month suspension
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Trainer Charles Byrnes handed six-month suspension

Jan 19th 2021, 11:17 AM 5,303 Views 2 Comments

The Byrnes-trained Viking Hoard tested positive for a banned substance.

# banned - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Williams to miss Wales' Six Nations opener against Ireland due to suspension
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# Banned

Williams to miss Wales' Six Nations opener against Ireland due to suspension

Jan 14th 2021, 1:26 PM 12,047 Views 12 Comments

The 29-year-old was sent off during the Scarlets’ defeat to Cardiff Blues last weekend.

# banned - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

YouTube suspends Trump’s account due to concerns about 'ongoing potential for violence'
# Videos
# Videos

YouTube suspends Trump’s account due to concerns about 'ongoing potential for violence'

Jan 13th 2021, 7:22 AM 19,772 Views 141 Comments

The video sharing website said it will also disable comments on the US president’s channel “indefinitely”.

# banned - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Mayo suspend 3 members of backroom team for 3 months after covert entry into All-Ireland final
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# Banned

Mayo suspend 3 members of backroom team for 3 months after covert entry into All-Ireland final

Jan 12th 2021, 11:28 AM 49,231 Views 69 Comments

‘These individuals attended the game without the knowledge of the county board officers and the team manager.’

# banned - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Facebook and Twitter both (temporarily) ban Donald Trump from posting for the first time
# Banned
# Banned

Facebook and Twitter both (temporarily) ban Donald Trump from posting for the first time

Jan 7th 2021, 2:17 AM 32,211 Views 45 Comments

Twitter has given Trump until midday Irish-time to delete three of his tweets.

# banned - Monday 28 December, 2020

South Africa bans alcohol sales as cases rise to over one million
# Dry January
# Dry January

South Africa bans alcohol sales as cases rise to over one million

Dec 28th 2020, 9:17 PM 37,163 Views 47 Comments

South Africa passed one million recorded coronavirus cases yesterday.

# banned - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Grealish handed nine-month driving ban after crashing Range Rover during lockdown
# Off The Road
From The42
# Off The Road

Grealish handed nine-month driving ban after crashing Range Rover during lockdown

Dec 15th 2020, 11:50 AM 44,462 Views 27 Comments

The Aston Villa and England footballer pleaded guilty to two charges — including hitting two parked vehicles in March.

# banned - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Quins centre Esterhuizen to miss Munster clash after ban for striking with elbow
# Suspended
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# Suspended

Quins centre Esterhuizen to miss Munster clash after ban for striking with elbow

Dec 9th 2020, 11:44 AM 10,040 Views 3 Comments

The South Africa international was sent off against Gloucester last weekend.

# banned - Friday 27 November, 2020

Connacht's Papali'i given five-week ban for Zebre red card
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# Banned

Connacht's Papali'i given five-week ban for Zebre red card

Nov 27th 2020, 9:53 AM 7,929 Views 25 Comments

Papali’i was sent off during the second half of Sunday’s Pro14 win over Zebre.

# banned - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Former Springbok captain Chiliboy Ralepelle loses appeal against eight-year doping ban
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# Banned

Former Springbok captain Chiliboy Ralepelle loses appeal against eight-year doping ban

Nov 12th 2020, 1:58 PM 9,380 Views 4 Comments

Ralepelle will be 40 when the ban expires in January 2027.

# banned - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

TikTok working to remove suicide video clips
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# Banned

TikTok working to remove suicide video clips

Sep 8th 2020, 6:20 PM 36,940 Views 21 Comments

The video-sharing app has said it will ban users that repeatedly try to share the footage on its platform.

# banned - Friday 31 July, 2020

Twitter permanently suspends Gemma O'Doherty's account over 'repeated violations'
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# Banned

Twitter permanently suspends Gemma O'Doherty's account over 'repeated violations'

Jul 31st 2020, 5:18 PM 88,807 Views 0 Comments

The social media giant said these included violations of its abusive behaviour and sensitive media policies.

# banned - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Ex-Springbok hooker handed eight-year doping ban after third positive test
# Drugs In Rugby
From The42
# Drugs In Rugby

Ex-Springbok hooker handed eight-year doping ban after third positive test

Updated Jul 1st 2020, 12:00 PM 23,499 Views 32 Comments

33-year-old Chiliboy Ralepelle won 25 caps for South Africa.

# banned - Sunday 31 May, 2020

Ex-Wales and Lions coach Howley reveals loss of his sister led to gambling problems
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# Banned

Ex-Wales and Lions coach Howley reveals loss of his sister led to gambling problems

May 31st 2020, 10:04 AM 11,495 Views 9 Comments

The 49-year-old was sent home from the 2019 World Cup and handed a nine-month suspension from sport.

# banned - Friday 24 April, 2020

Sale Sharks player suspended for two games after signing for two clubs
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# Banned

Sale Sharks player suspended for two games after signing for two clubs

Apr 24th 2020, 12:20 PM 10,617 Views 1 Comment

Sale Sharks have been been handed a suspended five-point deduction and fined.

# banned - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Marler handed 10-week ban for Alun Wyn Jones genital grab
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# Banned

Marler handed 10-week ban for Alun Wyn Jones genital grab

Mar 12th 2020, 7:37 PM 13,211 Views 41 Comments

England prop banned following disciplinary hearing in Dublin.

Scarlets lock Lousi gets five-week ban for punching against Munster
# Suspension
From The42
# Suspension

Scarlets lock Lousi gets five-week ban for punching against Munster

Mar 12th 2020, 1:42 PM 7,562 Views 11 Comments

An initial 10-week suspension was halved due to Lousi’s clean disciplinary record and show of remorse.

# banned - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

France prop Haouas gets three-week ban for punch against Scotland
# Suspended
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# Suspended

France prop Haouas gets three-week ban for punch against Scotland

Mar 11th 2020, 5:29 PM 5,211 Views 7 Comments

The 25-year-old had three weeks shaved off for his “good conduct, guilty plea and relative inexperience.”

# banned - Friday 28 February, 2020

Leeds goalkeeper Casilla gets eight-match ban and £60,000 fine for racial abuse
# Leeds
From The42
# Leeds

Leeds goalkeeper Casilla gets eight-match ban and £60,000 fine for racial abuse

Feb 28th 2020, 9:02 PM 6,155 Views 5 Comments

The former Real Madrid shot-stopper will miss all but three games of the remaining Championship season.

# banned - Monday 24 February, 2020

FAI to monitor effect of ban on heading at training introduced in Northern Ireland, England and Scotland
# Underage Football
From The42
# Underage Football

FAI to monitor effect of ban on heading at training introduced in Northern Ireland, England and Scotland

Updated Feb 24th 2020, 6:17 PM 7,027 Views 8 Comments

The guidelines are aimed at kids under 12 and will come into effect immediately.

# banned - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Microbeads have officially been outlawed in Ireland
# Microplastic Pollution
# Microplastic Pollution

Microbeads have officially been outlawed in Ireland

Feb 20th 2020, 2:59 PM 36,802 Views 21 Comments

Microbeads are mostly used in some soaps, shower gels and facial scrubs.

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