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From The42 Messi and his father accused of €4m tax fraud Allegations

Messi and his father accused of €4m tax fraud

The Barcelona star is set to be investigated for allegedly defrauding the Spanish state.

From The42 'I'm glad that it's all over' - Healy relieved after biting allegations prove toothless Silver Lining

'I'm glad that it's all over' - Healy relieved after biting allegations prove toothless

The Irish prop is flying home from Australia after his ankle injury was confirmed as tour-ending.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Investigation into abuse allegations against Waterford sports coach Waterford

Investigation into abuse allegations against Waterford sports coach

Two men are reported in today’s Irish Times to have made complaints to gardaí about being abused by the sports coach when they were in their teens.

From The42 6 months after 'monkey' allegations, Clattenburg will ref Chelsea game Clatt Is Back

6 months after 'monkey' allegations, Clattenburg will ref Chelsea game

The referee was accused, by midfielder Ramires, of using inappropriate language towards John Obi Mikel.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for gardaí to reinvestigate Domhnall Ó Lubhlaí case Allegations

Calls for gardaí to reinvestigate Domhnall Ó Lubhlaí case

The deceased founder of one of the largest Irish colleges in the country is the subject of historic allegations of sexual abuse against dozens of children.

From The42 Storm brews over South African match-fixing Allegations

Storm brews over South African match-fixing

The country’s sports minister wants an independent inquiry to delve into the FIFA report.

From TheJournal.ie Eight men arrested on suspicion of rape of teenager in London Sex Offences

Eight men arrested on suspicion of rape of teenager in London

The offences are alleged to have occurred between May and November 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Riot police fire water cannon at India rape protest India

Riot police fire water cannon at India rape protest

Demonstrators have been camped outside the Kerala state assembly for the last five days to demand the resignation of a lawmaker over rape allegations.

From The42 Doping widespread in Australian sport: probe Allegations

Doping widespread in Australian sport: probe

The report indicated that sports scientists, coaches and support staff were involved.

From TheJournal.ie Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall charged with rape BBC

Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall charged with rape

The 83-year-old has been charged with one offence of rape and 14 offences of indecent assault involving one woman and ten girls between 1967 and 1986.

From TheJournal.ie UBS pays $1.5 billion to settle Libor allegations Manipulation

UBS pays $1.5 billion to settle Libor allegations

The Swiss banking giant is to pay $1.5 billion to regulators over allegations it manipulated Libor interest rates.

From TheJournal.ie Strauss-Kahn settles with maid over sexual assault allegation DSK

Strauss-Kahn settles with maid over sexual assault allegation

A court in New York has heard that the former head of the IMF has reached an undisclosed financial settlement with the hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault last year.

From TheJournal.ie Max Clifford: allegations are 'damaging and totally untrue' Investigation

Max Clifford: allegations are 'damaging and totally untrue'

The well-known publicist was arrested yesterday as part of the investigation into sex offence claims against Jimmy Savile and ‘others’.

From The42 Cleared: FA throw out racism complaint against referee Mark Clattenburg Allegations

Cleared: FA throw out racism complaint against referee Mark Clattenburg

The Premier League referee has “no case to answer” while Chelsea midfielder Jon Obi Mikel faces a charge over abusive language.

From TheJournal.ie Manchester police investigate sexual abuse allegations towards late MP Investigation

Manchester police investigate sexual abuse allegations towards late MP

Manchester Police said that they are investigating any allegations that are said to have occurred from 1974 onwards.

From TheJournal.ie Elmo puppeteer resigns in the wake of sex allegations Elmo

Elmo puppeteer resigns in the wake of sex allegations

Kevin Clash was accused of being involved in an under-age relationship, but the allegations were then recanted.

From TheJournal.ie Man who accused Elmo puppeteer of underage sex changes his story Elmo

Man who accused Elmo puppeteer of underage sex changes his story

A man who accused Kevin Clash of having sex with him when he was a teenage boy now says they had a consensual relationship as adults.

From TheJournal.ie Man behind Elmo denies allegations of underage relationship Elmo This post contains videos

Man behind Elmo denies allegations of underage relationship

Kevin Clash has taken a leave of absence from Sesame Street to deal with the allegations.

From The42 Clattenburg sidelined again amid 'racism' row Controversy

Clattenburg sidelined again amid 'racism' row

The referee will sit out a second weekend of fixtures following the allegations made by Chelsea.

From The42 Armstrong's Olympic medal facing scrutiny Controversy

Armstrong's Olympic medal facing scrutiny

The American cyclist has been urged to come clean over doping allegations by the International Olympic Committee’s vice president.

From TheJournal.ie Jimmy Savile headstone removed from grave Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile headstone removed from grave

The family asked for the headstone to be removed out of respect for the families of the other people buried in the Scarborough cemetery.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris

Here are the things we learned, shared and loved today.

From TheJournal.ie Bishop denies claims he knew priest allegedly abused again Bishop John Kirby

Bishop denies claims he knew priest allegedly abused again

It had been reported that Bishop John Kirby had knowledge that a priest abused children after he was moved to a new parish following abuse allegations.

From TheJournal.ie BBC chief urges staff to 'come forward' about Jimmy Savile allegations Jimmy Savile

BBC chief urges staff to 'come forward' about Jimmy Savile allegations

Statements were issued by both the BBC and Metropolitan Police today.

From TheJournal.ie Police to assess Jimmy Savile allegations, no investigation yet Jimmy Savile

Police to assess Jimmy Savile allegations, no investigation yet

Scotland Yard said it was too early to say how many allegations of sexual abuse there are.

From The42 Footballers charged over suspicious betting activity Allegations

Footballers charged over suspicious betting activity

Ipswich’s Michael Chopra and Nottingham Forest loanee James Coppinger are among those under investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Jimmy Savile: BBC says it is "horrified" by sexual abuse allegations Investigation

Jimmy Savile: BBC says it is "horrified" by sexual abuse allegations

Police are investigating allegations that the DJ and presenter Jimmy Savile sexually abused teenage girls on BBC premises in the 1970s.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish Province of Spiritans: "Failure to create safe environments for children" Safeguarding This post contains images

The Irish Province of Spiritans: "Failure to create safe environments for children"

Summary of the main findings of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland into the religious order of the Irish Province of Spiritans.

From TheJournal.ie File prepared for NI prosecutors after 'false' sexual assault claim Northern Ireland

File prepared for NI prosecutors after 'false' sexual assault claim

The PSNI had been investigating reports of a sexual assault in Dromore, Co Down – but now say allegations were “false”.

From The42 Remember Francis Benali? Well, he says Claus Lundekvam is wrong on spot-fixing claims Allegations

Remember Francis Benali? Well, he says Claus Lundekvam is wrong on spot-fixing claims

Former Saints skipper has rubbished the claims.

From TheJournal.ie WikiLeaks founder Assange seeks Ecuador asylum Ecuador

WikiLeaks founder Assange seeks Ecuador asylum

Julian Assange yesterday walked into Ecuador’s embassy in London and applied for political asylum in a sensational bid to avoid extradition to Sweden over alleged sex crimes.

From TheJournal.ie John Edwards will not face second trial over election fraud charges John Edwards

John Edwards will not face second trial over election fraud charges

Federal charges against the former senator and presidential candidate are being dropped, say US prosecutors.

From TheJournal.ie Patient group complains to Ombudsman over State 'lack of cooperation' Abuse

Patient group complains to Ombudsman over State 'lack of cooperation'

Dignity4Patients has complained about an alleged lack of cooperation received from the State and health authorities.

From TheJournal.ie US Secret Service probes new allegations about strippers and prostitutes Scandal

US Secret Service probes new allegations about strippers and prostitutes

The scandal-plagued Secret Service is probing fresh allegations about agents’ actions on another Latin America trip last year.

From TheJournal.ie Rónán Mullen: I am wondering if it is defamatory to suggest I was 'smirking' Abortion

Rónán Mullen: I am wondering if it is defamatory to suggest I was 'smirking'

Rónán Mullen has again defended himself and denied accusations that he was unpleasant to women who came to Leinster House last week to share their painful experiences of abortion outside of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Mullen: Reports I smirked at abortion meeting “entirely untrue” Abortion

Mullen: Reports I smirked at abortion meeting “entirely untrue”

The independent Senator says he is “taken aback” by suggestions he was ‘smirking’ when addressing women in Leinster House.

From TheJournal.ie In full: Rónán Mullen’s statement rejecting ‘smirking’ allegation Abortion

In full: Rónán Mullen’s statement rejecting ‘smirking’ allegation

The full text of a statement issued by Senator Rónán Mullen to Newstalk’s Lunchtime show, and subsequently shared with us.

From TheJournal.ie Ronan Mullen horrified at 'nasty' suggestions over abortion debate Abortion

Ronan Mullen horrified at 'nasty' suggestions over abortion debate

The Senator has spoken to TheJournal.ie as his name trends on Twitter over allegations that he was the ‘nasty’ politician referred to during last night’s Late Late Show.

From TheJournal.ie US agents 'removed' after Colombian prostitute scandal Prostitution

US agents 'removed' after Colombian prostitute scandal

Eight agents remain on administrative leave over scandal which emerged ahead of President Obama’s visit to Colombia.