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#Controversy

# controversy - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We always manage to have enough dogs': Notorious dog meat festival gets underway in China Yulin

'We always manage to have enough dogs': Notorious dog meat festival gets underway in China

There were initial reports that the festival was going to be shut down.

# controversy - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'New politics, my foot': Mayhem in the Dáil as TDs get heated on Máire Whelan row Controversy

'New politics, my foot': Mayhem in the Dáil as TDs get heated on Máire Whelan row

The government again faced fierce criticism for its handling of the appointment this evening.

# controversy - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Irish players miss out as Lions call on Welsh and Scottish reinforcements

England boss Eddie Jones has already voiced his disapproval.

# controversy - Friday 9 June, 2017

Saudi Arabia apologise after not observing minute's silence for London victims

“The players did not intend any disrespect to the memories of the victims or to cause upset…”

# controversy - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Minute's silence before Australia match 'not in keeping with Saudi culture' Controversy This post contains videos

Minute's silence before Australia match 'not in keeping with Saudi culture'

The incident occurred before Saudi Arabia’s World Cup qualifier against Australia.

An argument that 15 backup QBs are better than Colin Kaepernick is countered by a simple fact-check

It’s looking more and more likely the former 49ers star does not have a job for non-football reasons.

# controversy - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Watch: Diarmuid Connolly could be in hot water after this heated exchange with the linesman

By the letter of the law, even a “minor interference” with an official would bring a minimum 12-week suspension.

# controversy - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Navratilova wants Margaret Court Arena renamed as she slams controversial tennis great

Court was described as “a racist and a homophobe” by the former world number one.

# controversy - Thursday 18 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Parents outraged at Christian Brothers' decision to sell Dublin school's playing pitches Short Notice

Parents outraged at Christian Brothers' decision to sell Dublin school's playing pitches

The Board of Management only found out about the plans last week.

# controversy - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It is done, and I will be fine': Former FBI director writes farewell letter after Trump fires him United States

'It is done, and I will be fine': Former FBI director writes farewell letter after Trump fires him

Comey was abruptly dismissed Tuesday by the Republican president, who said the issue was Comey’s inability to lead.

# controversy - Monday 8 May, 2017

Hulk denies punch, says 'I like Chinese people'

Guizhou Zhicheng’s head coach Li Bing has accused the muscular Brazilian of punching his assistant.

Italian TV station apologises following Juventus star's racial insult claims Serie A This post contains videos

Italian TV station apologises following Juventus star's racial insult claims

Juventus have also released a statement.

'As players, we’re annoyed. We don’t understand the decision'

Luke Marshall said Ulster’s squad have frustrations over Ruan Pienaar being forced to leave by the IRFU.

# controversy - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Italian football hit by racism controversy for second week running

Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia was insulted on air during a live, post-match television interview.

# controversy - Friday 5 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie There could be criminal probe into Templemore funds - Commissioner Controversy

There could be criminal probe into Templemore funds - Commissioner

The Commissioner said she did not mislead the Public Accounts Committee yesterday.

# controversy - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Ex-Portsmouth star walks off field during Serie A clash due to racist abuse Controversy This post contains videos

Ex-Portsmouth star walks off field during Serie A clash due to racist abuse

Sulley Muntari complained to the referee about the chants but was punished for dissent.

# controversy - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Referee conned by blatant dive as Celtic concede late penalty Controversy This post contains videos

Referee conned by blatant dive as Celtic concede late penalty

Ross County forward Alex Schalk was the man who went down in the box.

# controversy - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Atletico beat Leicester 1-0 - but should this have been a penalty?

Antoine Griezmann gave the hosts the lead on 28 minutes.

# controversy - Monday 10 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Serious mistake': Le Pen under fire after saying French state did not round up Jews during WW2 Revisionist

'Serious mistake': Le Pen under fire after saying French state did not round up Jews during WW2

Francois Hollande and Jacques Chirac have apologised for the role that French police played in the past.

# controversy - Monday 3 April, 2017

Review group to look into France-Wales substitute row

Prop Uini Atonio was replaced, despite telling Wayne Barnes he was not injured but his back was hurting

Spanish club under fire amid claims 12-0 loss to Barca B was fixed Controversy This post contains videos

Spanish club under fire amid claims 12-0 loss to Barca B was fixed

After the huge defeat, Eldense striker Cheikh Saad has alleged several of his team-mates threw Saturday’s game.

Lexi Thompson loses first Major of the season after TV viewer's email leads to four-shot penalty

“Common sense just thrown right out the window!!”

# controversy - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge Zach Braff rowed in on the United Airline leggings controversy with a great Scrubs reference Leggings Gate

Zach Braff rowed in on the United Airline leggings controversy with a great Scrubs reference

“Am I allowed wear this on your planes?”

# controversy - Monday 20 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie GamerCon fiasco: Convention Centre hits back after organisers blame venue Angry Scenes

GamerCon fiasco: Convention Centre hits back after organisers blame venue

Thousands were queuing in the rain for hours on Saturday waiting to gain entry to the event.

# controversy - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Six Nations investigating France's late HIA replacement against Wales

There was also an allegation of a bite on Wales wing George North.

# controversy - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Brazilian football club criticised for signing player who had his girlfriend murdered

Bruno Fernandes de Souza, a 32-year-old goalkeeper, was convicted of the crime in 2010.

# controversy - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish Nama Drama

Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish

The Public Accounts Committee published its report into the sale today.

# controversy - Saturday 11 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gay army veterans WILL be allowed to march in Boston St Patrick's Day parade Outvets

Gay army veterans WILL be allowed to march in Boston St Patrick's Day parade

Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone said yesterday she would not take part in the parade.

# controversy - Friday 10 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Canadian judge resigns over 'keep your knees together' comment in sexual assault trial Controversy

Canadian judge resigns over 'keep your knees together' comment in sexual assault trial

Judge Camp had said in a 2014 trial that “pain and sex sometimes go together”.

# controversy - Thursday 2 March, 2017

'How do you turn down the US President?': McGinley on McIlroy's round with Trump

The former Ryder Cup captain says Rory McIlroy was in a no-win situation.

# controversy - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'It's the equivalent of racism and sexism' - Kevin Kilbane hits out at David Haye for 'retards' slur Controversy This post contains videos

'It's the equivalent of racism and sexism' - Kevin Kilbane hits out at David Haye for 'retards' slur

The ex-Ireland international criticised the boxing star for calling fans the derogatory term.

# controversy - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Right-wing commentator Milo resigns from Breitbart over 'child abuse' comments Controversy

Right-wing commentator Milo resigns from Breitbart over 'child abuse' comments

He had earlier been dropped from a major Conservative conference.

# controversy - Monday 20 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos at centre of storm over 'child abuse' comments Controversy

Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos at centre of storm over 'child abuse' comments

He was dropped from the Conservative Political Action Conference, where President Donald Trump is due to speak.

Brazilian player leaves pitch in tears after racial abuse Controversy This post contains videos

Brazilian player leaves pitch in tears after racial abuse

Everton Luiz suffered abuse during the match in Serbia and grew emotional after confronting Rad supporters.

# controversy - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Disney cuts ties with YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videos Controversy

Disney cuts ties with YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videos

Maker Studios said that it has severed ties with PewDiePie over a number of videos he posted.

# controversy - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Longford anger as their one-point defeat to Louth was blown up a minute early

We take you through all the games in Division 3 and 4.

# controversy - Monday 6 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m' Controversy

David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'

Beckham’s spokesperson said that the emails had been hacked and doctored.

# controversy - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem Truck Crash

At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem

Meanwhile, the Israeli embassy in London apologised after one of its staff threatened to “take down” a British government minister.

# controversy - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Racing 92 launch legal proceedings against Goosen over 'blatant fraud'

The Springbok has left the Parisian club despite having signed a four-year contract last season.

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