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From The42 'Unacceptable' - Sale prop Pope banned after second failed drugs test Guilty

'Unacceptable' - Sale prop Pope banned after second failed drugs test

The 21-year-old has received a six-month ban after testing positive for cocaine and cannabis.

From The42 'Even Jesus did not please everyone': Ronaldo artist defends sculpture of Madrid star Busted Flush

'Even Jesus did not please everyone': Ronaldo artist defends sculpture of Madrid star

Emanuel Santos insists the Ballon d’Or winner is happy with his effort.

From The42 Wallaby O'Connor and ex-All Black Williams arrested for cocaine possession Busted

Wallaby O'Connor and ex-All Black Williams arrested for cocaine possession

Williams and O’Connor were arrested in Paris last night.

From TheJournal.ie Two men arrested after drugs destined for Galway rag week seized Busted

Two men arrested after drugs destined for Galway rag week seized

The drugs have an estimated street value of €50,000.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí describe cannabis found in delivery driver's car as 'spice bag ... with extra herbs' Busted

Gardaí describe cannabis found in delivery driver's car as 'spice bag ... with extra herbs'

The man, aged in his 20s, is due to appear in court at a later date.

From TheJournal.ie Charity criticises Facebook after it deemed a breast cancer awareness video "offensive" Busted

Charity criticises Facebook after it deemed a breast cancer awareness video "offensive"

Communications director Lena Biornstad said she found the decision “incomprehensible”.

From TheJournal.ie Busy day for gardaí on the roads: Cars seized and disqualified driver arrested Out In Force

Busy day for gardaí on the roads: Cars seized and disqualified driver arrested

A disqualified driver was found driving a heavy goods vehicle.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after bags of drugs found in car during routine speed checkpoint Busted

Man arrested after bags of drugs found in car during routine speed checkpoint

Cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €60,000 was discovered.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí crackdown on drivers using mobile phones Put It Away

Gardaí crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Gardaí say they are planning to carry out more targeted operations over the coming days.

From The42 Alex Ferguson to new Masters champ Danny Willett: 'I had £8,000 on Spieth!' Busted This post contains videos

Alex Ferguson to new Masters champ Danny Willett: 'I had £8,000 on Spieth!'

Willett savours special evening after winning green jacket in unlikely circumstances.

From TheJournal.ie Gambling machines seized as part of busts on illegal casinos A Beaten Docket

Gambling machines seized as part of busts on illegal casinos

Police in Northern Ireland arrested two men earlier today as part of a wider operation.

From TheJournal.ie Man who claimed to be a duke and billed airline for his luxury holidays gets three years in jail Hotel Fraud

Man who claimed to be a duke and billed airline for his luxury holidays gets three years in jail

The bookings were made using different email addresses that claimed to be making reservations for a British Airways employee.

From TheJournal.ie Off-duty garda catches man robbing Dublin city centre pharmacy with hammer Busted

Off-duty garda catches man robbing Dublin city centre pharmacy with hammer

The man was arrested after a foot chase along Custom House Quay.

From TheJournal.ie This is what a million euro worth of cannabis looks like Donegal Bust

This is what a million euro worth of cannabis looks like

The armed Regional Support Unit backed up local gardaí in a raid in Ballyshannon.

From TheJournal.ie Weapon found on prisoner who was recaptured after posting to Facebook Hand It Over

Weapon found on prisoner who was recaptured after posting to Facebook

He wrote on his Facebook page, “Who else is out today haha”.

From TheJournal.ie Irish police officer praised for his role in record New York heroin seizure Busted

Irish police officer praised for his role in record New York heroin seizure

Dave McIntyre, originally from Co Mayo, helped locate $50 million worth of heroin.

From TheJournal.ie Police catch cannabis growers after spotting snow-free roof Busted

Police catch cannabis growers after spotting snow-free roof

Growing more than five plants is illegal in the Netherlands.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after €100,000 worth of drugs found in Cavan house Busted

Man arrested after €100,000 worth of drugs found in Cavan house

Growhouse equipment and other paraphernalia was also discovered.

From TheJournal.ie Convict captured after 41 years by facial recognition technology Busted

Convict captured after 41 years by facial recognition technology

Ronald Dwaine Carnes eluded authorities for 41 years using the IDs of two dead boys.

From TheJournal.ie The largest cigarette seizure in Europe happened in Drogheda this morning Busted

The largest cigarette seizure in Europe happened in Drogheda this morning

Over €32 million worth of cigarettes were seized at Drogheda Port.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after drugs worth €40,000 found in Mayo house Busted

Man arrested after drugs worth €40,000 found in Mayo house

Thirty cannabis plants were discovered at the house near Bangor Erris.

From TheJournal.ie Counterfeit vodka material seized in a shed in Louth Fake

Counterfeit vodka material seized in a shed in Louth

Two people were questioned after the seizure on Wednesday night.

From TheJournal.ie Man due in court after nearly half a million euro worth of drugs seized in Meath Discovered

Man due in court after nearly half a million euro worth of drugs seized in Meath

A man was also arrested after a separate drugs bust in Cork yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Two men arrested after being found inside an ATM Rage Inside The Machine

Two men arrested after being found inside an ATM

How did they even get in there?

From TheJournal.ie Two Polish nationals arrested at Rosslare Port Busted

Two Polish nationals arrested at Rosslare Port

The men were intercepted by Revenue officers at the port with €60,000 worth of drugs.

Police reply to man looking for a spliff on Twitter

He wasn’t serious though…seriously.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: What police found when they busted alleged human smugglers Spain

Pics: What police found when they busted alleged human smugglers

IDs, stamps, a gun and passports were among the items found by the alleged gang.

From TheJournal.ie Over €600,000 worth of counterfeit medicines seized Over The Counterfeit

Over €600,000 worth of counterfeit medicines seized

Weight loss tablets, insulin and erectile dysfunction medicine among 190,000 seized tablets.

9 questions we were all asking in 2003

All these things are now a DECADE old.

From TheJournal.ie Pavee Point: Why these 6 Traveller myths are untrue Big Fat Traveller Myths

Pavee Point: Why these 6 Traveller myths are untrue

From grabbing, to marrying cousins, to bare-knuckle fighting, Pavee Point’s Martin Collins dispels some Traveller prejudices.

From TheJournal.ie Mario Draghi and his VP caught joking on mic Busted

Mario Draghi and his VP caught joking on mic

They won’t move the markets with their words, it seems.

Burger King sacks three workers after online lettuce photo is exposed

A photo was posted to 4chan showing someone jumping in tubs of lettuce – with the outlet identified within minutes.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

Watch: German finance minister plays Sudoku during Greek bailout debate Busted This post contains videos

Watch: German finance minister plays Sudoku during Greek bailout debate

You would think that Wolfgang Schaeuble would have something better to do during an important debate…

Un-smooth criminals: nine not-so-clever crimes committed in 2011

Think criminals had to be smart to try and escape the clutches of the law? Turns out you don’t have to be very smart at all, as this motley crew proved.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook's secret PR attack on Google blows up in its...face Busted

Facebook's secret PR attack on Google blows up in its...face

Social networking giant is found out after hiring a PR firm to spread negative stories about Google. Cue lots of bad puns about egg on their face.