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US bans sales and imports of Chinese tech from Huawei and ZTE over security risk
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US bans sales and imports of Chinese tech from Huawei and ZTE over security risk

Nov 26th 2022, 9:51 AM 17,156 Views 31 Comments

It is the latest in a years-long escalation of US restrictions of Chinese technology.

Politicians confirm they're on Russia's travel ban list as Taoiseach calls move 'classic diversion'
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Politicians confirm they're on Russia's travel ban list as Taoiseach calls move 'classic diversion'

Updated Nov 18th 2022, 2:40 PM 20,202 Views 38 Comments

Minister Simon Coveney said the sanctions were “an attempt to unsettle Ireland and our political system”.

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

Aug 23rd 2022, 2:07 PM 42,164 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Jun 13th 2022, 2:56 PM 16,234 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Mar 18th 2022, 1:26 PM 10,138 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Updated Mar 4th 2022, 8:50 PM 31,940 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.

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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 37,928 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Dec 16th 2021, 11:00 PM 13,673 Views 5 Comments

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

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 11,673 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Oct 3rd 2021, 7:15 AM 25,747 Views 66 Comments

Twitter declined to comment.

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

Sep 9th 2021, 4:32 PM 3,247 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.

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

Aug 21st 2021, 5:22 PM 20,184 Views 23 Comments

The retired archbishop has been banned from public service.

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

Jul 2nd 2021, 10:31 PM 80,309 Views 88 Comments

The EU directive was agreed upon in 2019.

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

Jun 30th 2021, 7:07 PM 10,001 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Jun 17th 2021, 12:34 PM 55,147 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Jun 5th 2021, 6:46 PM 20,245 Views 19 Comments

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

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

May 6th 2021, 7:59 PM 43,671 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Updated Mar 23rd 2021, 8:00 PM 41,925 Views 52 Comments

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

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

Feb 10th 2021, 12:26 PM 9,136 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.

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

Feb 9th 2021, 6:55 PM 46,366 Views 121 Comments

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

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

Feb 5th 2021, 11:33 AM 6,763 Views 6 Comments

Cameroon international tested positive for the banned substance Furosemide.

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

Jan 19th 2021, 11:17 AM 5,309 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Jan 14th 2021, 1:26 PM 12,052 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Jan 13th 2021, 7:22 AM 19,774 Views 141 Comments

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

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

Jan 12th 2021, 11:28 AM 49,244 Views 69 Comments

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

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

Jan 7th 2021, 2:17 AM 32,213 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Dec 28th 2020, 9:17 PM 37,168 Views 47 Comments

South Africa passed one million recorded coronavirus cases yesterday.

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

Dec 15th 2020, 11:50 AM 44,470 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Dec 9th 2020, 11:44 AM 10,046 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Nov 27th 2020, 9:53 AM 7,934 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Nov 12th 2020, 1:58 PM 9,390 Views 4 Comments

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

TikTok working to remove suicide video clips
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TikTok working to remove suicide video clips

Sep 8th 2020, 6:20 PM 36,946 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Jul 31st 2020, 5:18 PM 88,841 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Updated Jul 1st 2020, 12:00 PM 23,518 Views 32 Comments

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

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

May 31st 2020, 10:04 AM 11,500 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Apr 24th 2020, 12:20 PM 10,628 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Mar 12th 2020, 7:37 PM 13,242 Views 41 Comments

England prop banned following disciplinary hearing in Dublin.

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

Mar 12th 2020, 1:42 PM 7,590 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Mar 11th 2020, 5:29 PM 5,218 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Feb 28th 2020, 9:02 PM 6,158 Views 5 Comments

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

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