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From TheJournal.ie Iceland contestants have Palestine flag banners confiscated at Eurovision venue Controversy

Iceland contestants have Palestine flag banners confiscated at Eurovision venue

Meanwhile Eurovision organisers released a statement after two of Madonna’s dancers wore Israeli and Palestine flags.

From The42 Arsenal tell Uefa they are 'bitterly disappointed' over Europa League final ticketing debacle Controversy

Arsenal tell Uefa they are 'bitterly disappointed' over Europa League final ticketing debacle

They have been given just 6,000 tickets for the game, less than 10% of the stadium’s capacity.

From The42 Rangers furious as defender handed retrospective ban Controversy

Rangers furious as defender handed retrospective ban

Jon Flanagan has become the latest member of Steven Gerrard’s squad to be charged by the SFA.

From TheJournal.ie 'Not about bringing Netflix to rural Ireland': Naughten says broadband plan ready to go 'for months' Timing

'Not about bringing Netflix to rural Ireland': Naughten says broadband plan ready to go 'for months'

The former minister took part in a heated debate on RTÉ’s Saturday with Katie Hannon this afternoon.

From The42 Cheika gives evidence at Folau 'anti-gay' hearing Controversial

Cheika gives evidence at Folau 'anti-gay' hearing

The 30-year-old was informed last month of plans to terminate his multi-year, multi-million-dollar deal after he posted on social media that ‘hell awaits’ homosexuals.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why a former British minister is 'swearing on his children's lives' over latest scandal Leaking

Explainer: Why a former British minister is 'swearing on his children's lives' over latest scandal

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired over the latest scandal to rock the British government.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: 'Government can't continue funding the FAI unless it's confident the organisation is run properly' Controversy

Taoiseach: 'Government can't continue funding the FAI unless it's confident the organisation is run properly'

In an interview with TheJournal.ie this evening, the Taoiseach stopped short of stating there should be a clear out of the entire Board

From The42 Rugby Australia investigating after Folau's 'unacceptable' social media posts Controversy

Rugby Australia investigating after Folau's 'unacceptable' social media posts

The Wallabies fullback has drawn criticism again.

From The42 'All you can do is laugh!' – Sterling unimpressed by Bonucci comments Controversy

'All you can do is laugh!' – Sterling unimpressed by Bonucci comments

The Man City star has voiced his support for Juventus’ Moise Kean.

From TheJournal.ie Joe Biden defends himself after being accused of inappropriate behaviour by female politician Presidential Race

Joe Biden defends himself after being accused of inappropriate behaviour by female politician

Biden’s defence comes amid a growing row about a kiss on the campaign trail

From The42 Turkish footballer accused of in-game razor blade attack gets reprieve Controversy

Turkish footballer accused of in-game razor blade attack gets reprieve

Mansur Calar was originally banned for life owing to the alleged incident.

From The42 Lost in all the controversy, it's been a magnificent week for Irish underage football On The Rise

Lost in all the controversy, it's been a magnificent week for Irish underage football

The U19s recently qualified for a major tournament for the first time since 2011.

From The42 'Every single week at football matches you have black football players being racially abused, so why is this any different?' Controversy

'Every single week at football matches you have black football players being racially abused, so why is this any different?'

John Barnes has hit out at the hypocrisy over the Montenegro racism coverage.

From The42 Patrice Evra faces legal challenge over 'homophobic' abuse Controversy

Patrice Evra faces legal challenge over 'homophobic' abuse

The 37-year-old defended himself on social media after the incident, saying that “he loved everyone”.

From The42 Hope for Olympic boxing as AIBA chief 'linked to transnational criminal organisations' steps down

Hope for Olympic boxing as AIBA chief 'linked to transnational criminal organisations' steps down

Uzbekistan’s Gafur Rakhimov has been shrouded in controversy since his appointment last November.

From The42 'Cowardly grubs' - Oz Prime Minister weighs in on Tayla Harris photo storm AFLW

'Cowardly grubs' - Oz Prime Minister weighs in on Tayla Harris photo storm

The AFLW star has labelled comments on an incredible picture of her in full flight as ‘sexual abuse on social media’.

From The42 Team Sky renamed Team Ineos after being bought out by Britain's richest man Takeover

Team Sky renamed Team Ineos after being bought out by Britain's richest man

The controversial cycling outfit has secured backing from the owner of chemical giants Ineos, Jim Ratcliffe.

From The42 Watch: VAR review splits opinion after Ronaldo infraction Controversy This post contains videos

Watch: VAR review splits opinion after Ronaldo infraction

Juventus nearly made the perfect start to Tuesday’s last-16 second leg against Atletico Madrid.

From The42 Maurizio Sarri has dropped Kepa for tonight's clash against Spurs after Wembley controversy Dropped

Maurizio Sarri has dropped Kepa for tonight's clash against Spurs after Wembley controversy

The 24-year-old provoked controversy when he refused to be taken off during Sunday’s Carabao Cup final.

From The42 Michael Owen responds to backlash over his ‘go and kick Rashford’ comments Controversy

Michael Owen responds to backlash over his ‘go and kick Rashford’ comments

The ex-England international suggested Liverpool should look to take advantage of the striker’s injury yesterday.

From The42 ‘I’ve been asked many times how I kept calm, but I don't think anything could prepare you for that’ Holding Your Nerve This post contains videos

‘I’ve been asked many times how I kept calm, but I don't think anything could prepare you for that’

Ireland U17 manager Colin O’Brien looks ahead to this summer’s European Championships and reflects on last year’s penalty controversy against Holland.

From TheJournal.ie BAM offers to pull out of National Children's Hospital contract if the board wants St James's

BAM offers to pull out of National Children's Hospital contract if the board wants

The company also said it did not benefit inappropriately from the tender process.

From TheJournal.ie Liam Neeson says he's 'not racist' after receiving backlash over controversial interview Controversy

Liam Neeson says he's 'not racist' after receiving backlash over controversial interview

Neeson said he once walked the streets hunting for a black person to kill after his close friend was raped.

From TheJournal.ie Maroon 5 are playing the Super Bowl halftime show - and a lot of people aren't one bit happy They Won't Be Loved

Maroon 5 are playing the Super Bowl halftime show - and a lot of people aren't one bit happy

Prominent artists including Rihanna, P!nk and Cardi B reportedly turned down the offer to headline tonight’s game.

From The42 Spanish authorities re-open investigation into claims that Eric Abidal was given trafficked liver Controversy

Spanish authorities re-open investigation into claims that Eric Abidal was given trafficked liver

The former Barcelona defender denies any wrongdoing.

From The42 'It was absolutely accidental' - Sheedy admits Tony Kelly's red card was harsh Controversy

'It was absolutely accidental' - Sheedy admits Tony Kelly's red card was harsh

Clare are expected to appeal Kelly’s ban, while Roscommon’s Donie Smith could be facing a suspension.

From The42 Hibs dig out win after Neil Lennon suspended by club Controversy

Hibs dig out win after Neil Lennon suspended by club

Ireland international Daryl Horgan started Sunday’s game, but went off injured.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ defends plans to feature Graham Linehan in Prime Time report on transgender issues Controversy

RTÉ defends plans to feature Graham Linehan in Prime Time report on transgender issues

Over 4,000 people have signed a petition opposing the appearance of the Father Ted co-writer.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of crimes, including rape, not prosecuted due to serious failings in Garda youth scheme New Scandal

Thousands of crimes, including rape, not prosecuted due to serious failings in Garda youth scheme

Serious crimes – including one reported case of rape – were not pursued by the force.

From The42 Ulster Rugby vow to 'robustly investigate any complaints' after Simon Zebo says he was abused by fans Controversy

Ulster Rugby vow to 'robustly investigate any complaints' after Simon Zebo says he was abused by fans

The Irish star suggested he was subjected to racial comments at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast.

From The42 Harlequins ban their own player for stamping but clear him of spitting Controversy

Harlequins ban their own player for stamping but clear him of spitting

“I know that I have never spat on a player in all my career and will never do so,” said Dave Ward.

From The42 LeBron James apologises for 'Jewish money' Instagram post Controversy

LeBron James apologises for 'Jewish money' Instagram post

A social media post from the basketball star on Sunday attracted criticism.

From TheJournal.ie From Baby It's Cold Outside to Fairytale of New York, should old classics be censored? Classics Debate

From Baby It's Cold Outside to Fairytale of New York, should old classics be censored?

A debate has been ongoing all week over what old Christmas songs are acceptable to play.

From The42 Fury's trainer: Judges ruined 'biggest comeback in boxing history, probably in sporting history' Controversy

Fury's trainer: Judges ruined 'biggest comeback in boxing history, probably in sporting history'

Ben Davison branded the split draw ‘disgraceful’.

From The42 Mourinho defends controversial reaction to Rashford miss Justification This post contains videos

Mourinho defends controversial reaction to Rashford miss

The England striker passed up a golden opportunity in Manchester United’s win over Young Boys.

From TheJournal.ie Bernardo Bertolucci, director of Last Tango in Paris, dies aged 77 Last Tango

Bernardo Bertolucci, director of Last Tango in Paris, dies aged 77

Bertolucci died at his home in Rome early on Monday.

From The42 'There are two Meath teams playing All-Ireland finals in Meath on Sunday. It's pretty ridiculous' Controversy

'There are two Meath teams playing All-Ireland finals in Meath on Sunday. It's pretty ridiculous'

The Four Roads club in Roscommon have hit out at the Camogie Association’s decision to fix their All-Ireland club junior final against Meath’s Kilmessan in Navan.

From The42 'I would never condone anyone booing anyone's anthem' Controversy

'I would never condone anyone booing anyone's anthem'

Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill was less than impressed with a section of the crowd at the Aviva Stadium on Thursday.

From The42 Sergio Ramos in hot water again after bloodying opponent with elbow Controversy This post contains videos

Sergio Ramos in hot water again after bloodying opponent with elbow

The Real Madrid captain left Viktoria Plzen defender Milan Havel on the ground bleeding from his nose.

From The42 'Unless my shoulder has moved:' Barrett questions penalty call in Cup final defeat Controversy This post contains videos

'Unless my shoulder has moved:' Barrett questions penalty call in Cup final defeat

Peamount United had two calls for a penalty turned down in their FAI Cup final defeat to Wexford Youths at the Aviva Stadium.

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