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From TheJournal.ie No one has ever been convicted of female genital mutilation in Ireland Banned

No one has ever been convicted of female genital mutilation in Ireland

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions said there have been no prosecutions despite the law being in effect for four years.

From The42 Rugby player given 3-year ban for shocking no-arms hit on female ref Disgraced This post contains videos

Rugby player given 3-year ban for shocking no-arms hit on female ref

Italian Rugby Federation hand down heaviest punishment in 20 years to Bruno Doglioli.

From TheJournal.ie 'The full veil must be banned... wherever legally possible': Merkel wants a burqa ban in Germany Burqa Ban

'The full veil must be banned... wherever legally possible': Merkel wants a burqa ban in Germany

She underlined her support for a proposal by her interior minister to outlaw the full-face burqa Islamic veil in public places.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should diesel vehicles be phased out in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should diesel vehicles be phased out in Ireland?

Four major cities announced recently they would be bringing in bans in the next decade.

From The42 CSKA Moscow midfielder hit with 2-year ban for cocaine use Drugs

CSKA Moscow midfielder hit with 2-year ban for cocaine use

Finland international Roman Eremenko has been handed a lengthy suspension by UEFA after failing a doping test.

From The42 Saracens wing Chris Ashton cops 13-week ban for biting Guilty

Saracens wing Chris Ashton cops 13-week ban for biting

The 29-year-old is suspended until December for biting Alex Waller.

From The42 US swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months without pay after Rio scandal Banned

US swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months without pay after Rio scandal

The 32-year-old has to serve 20 hours of community service and will not receive a monthly salary for the duration of the suspension.

From TheJournal.ie Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses Animal Welfare

Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses

Earlier this year, the ISPCA launched a nationwide campaign calling for the use of performing animals to be halted.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter bans right-wing writer after Ghostbusters actor targeted by trolls Nero

Twitter bans right-wing writer after Ghostbusters actor targeted by trolls

Milo Yiannopoulos was told his account is being permanently suspended due to repeated violations of the Twitter rules.

From The42 Willie le Roux given one-week ban for aerial hit on Tiernan O'Halloran Too Little Too Late

Willie le Roux given one-week ban for aerial hit on Tiernan O'Halloran

The fullback was fortunate not to be issued a red card in the first half of yesterday’s Test.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is not a sport, it's just cruelty': Irish TV and music stars support ban on hare coursing Animal Cruelty

'This is not a sport, it's just cruelty': Irish TV and music stars support ban on hare coursing

Ireland is one of only three countries that allows hare coursing. Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan wants it to end.

From The42 CJ Stander handed one-week ban after lengthy disciplinary hearing in Johannesburg Banned

CJ Stander handed one-week ban after lengthy disciplinary hearing in Johannesburg

The powerful Munster man will miss the second Test of Ireland’s tour in South Africa, but will be back for the encounter in Port Elizabeth.

From The42 David Pocock hit with three-week ban for this 'choke hold' on opponent Choke Tackle This post contains videos

David Pocock hit with three-week ban for this 'choke hold' on opponent

Pocock pleaded guilty to grasping Michael Leitch’s neck.

From TheJournal.ie Harvey Norman ad that referenced Leaving Cert students with 'sore heads' banned Coffee And Doughnuts

Harvey Norman ad that referenced Leaving Cert students with 'sore heads' banned

The advertising watchdog upheld a complaint that the ad appears to reference underage drinking.

From TheJournal.ie Censorship board bans book for the first time since 1998 The Raped Little Runaway

Censorship board bans book for the first time since 1998

It includes graphic descriptions of a child being raped.

From The42 Italian stalwart Castrogiovanni to miss Ireland game after two-week ban for stamp Big Loss

Italian stalwart Castrogiovanni to miss Ireland game after two-week ban for stamp

The prop will be unavailable for the game in Dublin on 12 March.

From TheJournal.ie Snow White book banned from Qatar school over 'sexual innuendo' Brothers Grimm

Snow White book banned from Qatar school over 'sexual innuendo'

A complaint came from the father of a pupil.

From The42 Leinster's Fergus McFadden handed three-week ban for stamp on Nathan White Bold Corner

Leinster's Fergus McFadden handed three-week ban for stamp on Nathan White

The Ireland international accepted he committed an act of foul play.

From TheJournal.ie US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads Banned

US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads

Microbeads don’t get filtered out by wastewater treatment plants. Instead, they get discharged directly into rivers, lakes, and the ocean.

From TheJournal.ie Parents can't rely on 'reasonable chastisement' when slapping their kids anymore Corporal Punishment

Parents can't rely on 'reasonable chastisement' when slapping their kids anymore

Slapping has been effectively banned after new legislation was signed into law.

From The42 Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees handed 7-week ban for sickening stamp Banned

Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees handed 7-week ban for sickening stamp

The former Wales captain was given a reduced suspension due to his ‘clean disciplinary record.’

From The42 Jimmy Gopperth to miss Leinster return after being suspended for this flying-punch Banned

Jimmy Gopperth to miss Leinster return after being suspended for this flying-punch

The Wasps fly-half has been handed a three-week ban.

From TheJournal.ie The last legal defence for slapping children is set to be removed Smacking Ban

The last legal defence for slapping children is set to be removed

A new poll finds most people do not favour an all-out ban on parents smacking their children.

From The42 Sean O'Brien handed one-week ban for Papé punch, will miss Argentina clash Tullow Tank

Sean O'Brien handed one-week ban for Papé punch, will miss Argentina clash

The Tullow Tank will be hoping to fight for his place again if Ireland reach the semi-final.

From The42 Chelsea ban banter as they bid to curb poor early season form - reports Desperate Times

Chelsea ban banter as they bid to curb poor early season form - reports

It’s the London club’s worst start to a top-flight season in 29 years.

From The42 Blow for the Dubs as Diarmuid Connolly's replay ban is upheld Banned This post contains videos

Blow for the Dubs as Diarmuid Connolly's replay ban is upheld

Vincent’s star must decide whether to continue his appeal before Saturday’s clash with Mayo.

From The42 'I'll be surprised if he doesn't play' - Kerry boss has sympathy for McCann Banned

'I'll be surprised if he doesn't play' - Kerry boss has sympathy for McCann

Eamonn Fitzmaurice has sympathy for the Tyrone footballer.

From TheJournal.ie Chelsea Manning in trouble over Caitlyn Jenner magazine Solitary Confinement

Chelsea Manning in trouble over Caitlyn Jenner magazine

The former US army soldier is serving a 35-year military prison sentence.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin hotel tells homeless family not to use front door Discrimination

Dublin hotel tells homeless family not to use front door

Families in emergency accommodation were issued with strict rules restricting their access to hotel facilities.

From TheJournal.ie A country full of AK-47s is banning toy guns Afghanistan

A country full of AK-47s is banning toy guns

Almost two hundred children have been injured by toys guns.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine has blacklisted French actor Gerard Depardieu Blacklisted

Ukraine has blacklisted French actor Gerard Depardieu

The 66-year-old actor has described Russia as a “great democracy”.

From The42 Irish cyclist hit with four-year suspension for anti-doping violation Banned

Irish cyclist hit with four-year suspension for anti-doping violation

Ciaran Kelly has tested positive for clenbuterol.

From TheJournal.ie Carter Reynolds is trending on Irish Twitter today, but who is he? VINE STAR

Carter Reynolds is trending on Irish Twitter today, but who is he?

Carter Reynolds is the latest internet celebrity to land himself in a huge heap of trouble.

From The42 Clint Dempsey receives 2-year cup ban for incident with referee Banned

Clint Dempsey receives 2-year cup ban for incident with referee

The USA captain is now a doubt to feature at the Gold Cup for his country.

From TheJournal.ie S*@#! Waterford has banned swearing in its public parks Curse That

S*@#! Waterford has banned swearing in its public parks

But how careful do you have to be?

From The42 New Zealand club player given 45 week ban after leaving opponent with life-threatening injuries Banned

New Zealand club player given 45 week ban after leaving opponent with life-threatening injuries

He left his opponent with broken ribs, a ruptured spleen and a damaged kidney.

From TheJournal.ie Copenhagen mayor bans 45,000 staff from using Ryanair Turbulence Ahead

Copenhagen mayor bans 45,000 staff from using Ryanair

Ryanair says it’s surprised by the boycott.

From The42 Clare football manager slapped with 12-week ban Banned

Clare football manager slapped with 12-week ban

The Banner men will take on Limerick but their manager will have to watch from the stands.

From TheJournal.ie Russia bans Tom Hardy movie as it casts the country as 'a sort of Mordor' Censored

Russia bans Tom Hardy movie as it casts the country as 'a sort of Mordor'

The Russian culture minister said ‘Child 44′ painted the population as “sub-human”.