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EU investment deal with China formally frozen until sanctions are lifted, after landslide vote
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EU investment deal with China formally frozen until sanctions are lifted, after landslide vote

May 20th 2021, 5:05 PM 15,660 Views 14 Comments

The resolution passed by 599 votes in favour, 30 against with 58 abstentions.

Facebook exec says there are 'no plans' to end Trump ban
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Facebook exec says there are 'no plans' to end Trump ban

Jan 11th 2021, 11:00 PM 13,085 Views 36 Comments

Facebook’s chief operating officer said the ban is “indefinite”.

Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts blocked 'indefinitely' following Capitol riots
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Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts blocked 'indefinitely' following Capitol riots

Jan 7th 2021, 4:08 PM 32,218 Views 43 Comments

Zuckerberg announced the move this afternoon.

Gardaí and internet providers team up to block new domains hosting child abuse images
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Gardaí and internet providers team up to block new domains hosting child abuse images

Feb 10th 2020, 5:46 PM 10,266 Views 7 Comments

Internet service providers will be given the domain names which will be blocked to Irish users.

Roads reopen and delays expected as housing protest finishes in the centre of Dublin
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Roads reopen and delays expected as housing protest finishes in the centre of Dublin

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 6:23 PM 48,044 Views 25 Comments

Last Friday, protesters also blocked off Aungier Street in a housing protest.

Twitter specifies how it will ban political ads but it will allow campaigns on 'social causes'
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Twitter specifies how it will ban political ads but it will allow campaigns on 'social causes'

Nov 15th 2019, 9:30 PM 4,764 Views 9 Comments

The social media giant shared details of its poltical ad ban.

Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting
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Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting

Updated Oct 14th 2019, 1:32 PM 16,611 Views 26 Comments

A newly established beef task force was due to meet this morning to examine the future of the beef industry in Ireland.

US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia
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US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia

Jul 30th 2019, 7:35 AM 16,530 Views 24 Comments

Trump issued a trio of veteos to attempt to push through the sale.

Dublin City Council launches High Court challenge after it was refused planning for two new bridges
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Dublin City Council launches High Court challenge after it was refused planning for two new bridges

Jan 8th 2019, 10:37 PM 27,939 Views 47 Comments

The council says the board’s decision means the costs of building the bridges will increase by between €25m and €42 million.

Northern Ireland block Kyle Lafferty from playing for Rangers on Sunday following international no-show
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Northern Ireland block Kyle Lafferty from playing for Rangers on Sunday following international no-show

Oct 17th 2018, 2:03 PM 11,202 Views 8 Comments

The Fermanagh-born striker ruled himself out of Northern Ireland’s Nations League games this week.

MP who blocked upskirting ban targeted by protesters as Britain presses ahead with new law
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MP who blocked upskirting ban targeted by protesters as Britain presses ahead with new law

Jun 18th 2018, 6:25 PM 24,336 Views 34 Comments

Christopher Chope blocked the passage of the bill on Friday.

Trump violated US constitution by blocking people on Twitter court says
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Trump violated US constitution by blocking people on Twitter court says

May 23rd 2018, 8:48 PM 18,670 Views 59 Comments

The ruling comes in response to a lawsuit filed by a group of Twitter users.

Movie giants get orders blocking streaming websites from internet providers
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Movie giants get orders blocking streaming websites from internet providers

Jan 15th 2018, 8:20 PM 40,485 Views 78 Comments

None of the ISP’s opposed the application.

Gale force winds broke a yacht free and pushed it into a busy Shannon estuary shipping lane
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Gale force winds broke a yacht free and pushed it into a busy Shannon estuary shipping lane

Sep 23rd 2017, 1:39 PM 21,513 Views 10 Comments

The yacht was retrieved by a RNLI lifeboat crew.

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted
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# Renca Reserve

Plans to allow mining in the Amazon rainforest have been halted

Sep 1st 2017, 11:38 AM 7,862 Views 15 Comments

Brazilian President Michel Temer had signed a decree to allow the reserve to be opened up for private use.

US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media
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US politicians are being accused of violating free speech - by blocking people on social media

Aug 11th 2017, 12:37 PM 7,974 Views 41 Comments

Politicians at all levels increasingly embrace social media to discuss government business.

Delays on M50 as jackknifed truck blocks slip road
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Delays on M50 as jackknifed truck blocks slip road

Apr 19th 2017, 5:32 PM 59,475 Views 21 Comments

Emergency services are at the scene.

Three popular illegal streaming sites have been blocked by Irish courts
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Three popular illegal streaming sites have been blocked by Irish courts

Apr 3rd 2017, 8:34 PM 83,855 Views 75 Comments

Irish internet providers will now have to block Movie4k.to, primewire.ag and onwatchseries.to

Refugee targeted by trolls over selfie with Angela Merkel loses his case against Facebook
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Refugee targeted by trolls over selfie with Angela Merkel loses his case against Facebook

Mar 7th 2017, 9:37 PM 15,798 Views 8 Comments

Posts have falsely linked the teenager with people who tried to set fire to a homeless man in Berlin last Christmas.

Stephen Donnelly briefly blocked on Twitter by Social Democrats
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Stephen Donnelly briefly blocked on Twitter by Social Democrats

Nov 29th 2016, 9:28 PM 13,537 Views 20 Comments

His former party said it was a mistake and they are “looking into what happened”.

Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal
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Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal

Oct 27th 2016, 2:26 PM 15,887 Views 84 Comments

Fine Gael, the Independent Alliance and independents in government took a unified approach to the issue.

US politicians want unbreakable encryption on your smartphone to be illegal
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US politicians want unbreakable encryption on your smartphone to be illegal

Apr 8th 2016, 9:45 PM 4,924 Views 35 Comments

Apple said it wasn’t able to break into the iPhone of one of the San Bernado

WhatsApp has been accused of blocking links to this rival app
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WhatsApp has been accused of blocking links to this rival app

Dec 1st 2015, 10:18 AM 12,598 Views 10 Comments

Some users have seen links to Telegram blocked on the Android version of WhatsApp.

Taulupe Faletau's move to Bath is off after Warren Gatland blocks his transfer
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Taulupe Faletau's move to Bath is off after Warren Gatland blocks his transfer

Oct 27th 2015, 5:09 PM 12,877 Views 14 Comments

Faletau will now likely leave the Dragons at the end of the season.

The IAAF accused of blocking report that shows widespread doping
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The IAAF accused of blocking report that shows widespread doping

Aug 16th 2015, 8:46 AM 9,628 Views 11 Comments

This follows new research by a German university.

Gerry Adams and Mary Lou have blocked Maíria Cahill on Twitter
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Gerry Adams and Mary Lou have blocked Maíria Cahill on Twitter

Jun 9th 2015, 5:08 PM 18,012 Views 93 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said it was his own business who he permitted on his Twitter account.

Halawa sisters say they've been blocked by Charlie Flanagan on Twitter
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Halawa sisters say they've been blocked by Charlie Flanagan on Twitter

Jun 4th 2015, 11:43 AM 22,364 Views 202 Comments

Somaia Halawa, who runs the ‘Free Ibrahim Halawa’ Twitter account, claims that Flanagan blocked the account after a Twitter storm organised ahead of her brother’s last postponed trial.

14 of the greatest ever responses to wrong number texts
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14 of the greatest ever responses to wrong number texts

Apr 25th 2015, 9:30 AM 15,444 Views 4 Comments

Sup girl I like things spicy.

The government is looking in to blocking mobile phone signals in prisons
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The government is looking in to blocking mobile phone signals in prisons

Jan 31st 2015, 1:24 PM 12,583 Views 96 Comments

That’s after 728 were confiscated last year.

Twitter is making it easier for you to report nasty comments
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Twitter is making it easier for you to report nasty comments

Dec 3rd 2014, 2:00 PM 7,933 Views 22 Comments

The website is also improving its system for blocking accounts – and this is just the first step.

Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes?
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# Crime And Punishment

Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes?

Aug 24th 2014, 9:32 AM 12,702 Views 54 Comments

Rather than blocking up the prisons with less serious offenders would community service be a more viable option?

Greyhound trucks 'blocked' by protesters as court date looms
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Greyhound trucks 'blocked' by protesters as court date looms

Aug 12th 2014, 9:55 AM 7,130 Views 78 Comments

The move comes ahead of the company returning to court on Thursday over an injunction.

Greyhound truck stopped in Dublin park during peaceful protest
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Greyhound truck stopped in Dublin park during peaceful protest

Aug 1st 2014, 12:36 PM 14,127 Views 63 Comments

The incident happened at Cromcastle Avenue in the city.

Gardaí at the scene of water meter protest in Portlaoise
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Gardaí at the scene of water meter protest in Portlaoise

Jun 5th 2014, 12:24 PM 14,772 Views 76 Comments

Gardaí are at the scene but no arrests have been made.

Block function on Twitter reinstated after outcry from users
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# Restore The Block

Block function on Twitter reinstated after outcry from users

Dec 13th 2013, 8:11 AM 7,898 Views 11 Comments

The changes meant that if you blocked someone, they could still see all your activity.

French court orders Google to block search results of ex-F1 boss Max Mosley's orgy
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French court orders Google to block search results of ex-F1 boss Max Mosley's orgy

Nov 6th 2013, 6:29 PM 14,936 Views 32 Comments

Google had opposed the landmark ruling as they say such filters are clumsy and impinge internet freedom by also filtering related content.

EU blocks Aer Lingus takeover, Ryanair says it will appeal
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EU blocks Aer Lingus takeover, Ryanair says it will appeal

Feb 27th 2013, 12:10 PM 8,528 Views 67 Comments

The European Commission has now officially confirmed a decision that had been expected. Ryanair said immediately it will appeal the rejection of its third bid for Aer Lingus.

The burning question*: Do you answer calls from blocked numbers?
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# Dilemma

The burning question*: Do you answer calls from blocked numbers?

Feb 18th 2013, 2:00 PM 57,493 Views 69 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Russia briefly bans YouTube 'by mistake'
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Russia briefly bans YouTube 'by mistake'

Nov 21st 2012, 3:03 PM 5,213 Views 6 Comments

YouTube briefly appeared on the list of banned addresses today – but officials in Russia blamed a technical error.

San Francisco transport officials block phone signals to hinder protest
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San Francisco transport officials block phone signals to hinder protest

Aug 13th 2011, 12:46 PM 500 Views 8 Comments

Mobile phone service in San Francisco’s downtown subway stations was shut off to prevent a repeat of a protest in July which ended in arrests. The protest was sparked when police shot a man.

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