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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.

From The42 Irish karate stars' Olympic hopes under threat as power struggle rages on Tokyo 2020

Irish karate stars' Olympic hopes under threat as power struggle rages on

The current controversy is threatening to derail Karate Ireland’s Tokyo 2020 ambitions.

From TheJournal.ie 'Appalling' and 'abhorrent': All five presidential rivals round on Casey over Traveller comments Controversy

'Appalling' and 'abhorrent': All five presidential rivals round on Casey over Traveller comments

Casey had said that travellers are “basically people camping in someone else’s land”.

From The42 Two Russian internationals condemned after 'disgusting' cafe attack Controversy

Two Russian internationals condemned after 'disgusting' cafe attack

Video footage has emerged of Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev allegedly assaulting a government official in Moscow.

From The42 A harsh call or full-on penalty? Leahy's challenge sees Cork City earn dramatic late draw Penalty Call This post contains a poll This post contains videos

A harsh call or full-on penalty? Leahy's challenge sees Cork City earn dramatic late draw

Kieran Sadlier’s penalty saw Sunday’s FAI Cup semi-final between Bohemians and Cork City end all square.

From The42 'It's another slap in the face to clean athletes around the world' Controversy

'It's another slap in the face to clean athletes around the world'

Sport Ireland are among those to join opposition to WADA’s plan to reinstate Russia.

From TheJournal.ie How did 11 of Kenya's most precious and protected black rhinos end up dead? Controversy

How did 11 of Kenya's most precious and protected black rhinos end up dead?

Officials are now blaming each other for the fiasco in a country which prides itself on its conservation efforts.

From The42 Serena attitude defused dress code row says French Open director Controversy

Serena attitude defused dress code row says French Open director

The “Black Panther” catsuit American star Williams wore at the French Open in May was described as “going too far”.

From The42 French Open to ban Serena Williams' 'Black Panther' catsuit Controversy

French Open to ban Serena Williams' 'Black Panther' catsuit

The 36-year-old American star stunned Paris this year in her body-hugging outfit.

From The42 'Drink-driving is completely unacceptable' - Lloris apologises after arrest Controversy

'Drink-driving is completely unacceptable' - Lloris apologises after arrest

The Metropolitan Police confirmed the goalkeeper was charged following a routine patrol stop in central London on Friday.

From The42 Spanish Super Cup in jeopardy as Sevilla threaten withdrawal from Barca clash Controversy

Spanish Super Cup in jeopardy as Sevilla threaten withdrawal from Barca clash

The Spanish Football Federation said there would be no restrictions on players from outside the EU.

From TheJournal.ie State accused of 'hiding behind' Cervical Check scandal victims as they battle labs in court Smear Test Scandal

State accused of 'hiding behind' Cervical Check scandal victims as they battle labs in court

Stephen Teap, whose wife was affected by the scandal and has since died, says Varadkar needs to get ahead of the situation.

From TheJournal.ie Guardians of the Galaxy cast issues open letter in support of fired director James Gunn Sacked

Guardians of the Galaxy cast issues open letter in support of fired director James Gunn

Gunn was let go from directing the third installment after old tweets resurfaced.

From The42 Hoban says spitting incident sparked red card confusion Controversy

Hoban says spitting incident sparked red card confusion

The Dundalk striker had an eventful night as they hosted AEK Larnaca in the Europa League.

From The42 'I don't think spitting and throwing things really has a base in professional sport' Controversy

'I don't think spitting and throwing things really has a base in professional sport'

Dave Brailsford hit out at organisers for failing to stop “intimidating” abuse of his riders and staff as they attempt to win the Tour de France.

From The42 Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers Controversy

Ozil's resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers

After months of silence over a controversial photograph, the Arsenal star spoke out on Sunday.

From The42 US host spars with French envoy over 'African-ness' of World Cup champs Controversy This post contains videos

US host spars with French envoy over 'African-ness' of World Cup champs

‘The Daily Show’ has drawn the ire of France’s ambassador to the US.

From The42 Limerick players vote in favour of strike action while club and players' union release separate statements Controversy

Limerick players vote in favour of strike action while club and players' union release separate statements

Representatives of the club met with SIPTU and the PFAI today.

From TheJournal.ie British minister resigns over lewd messages to women Scandal

British minister resigns over lewd messages to women

Andrew Griffiths said he was “deeply ashamed” and would seek professional help.

From The42 Kildare club refusing to fulfill fixture over clash with All-Ireland U20 semi-final Limerick Or Nowhere

Kildare club refusing to fulfill fixture over clash with All-Ireland U20 semi-final

Monasterevan say they’ll be supporting the Lilywhites in the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday.

From The42 Sacked former Croatia international offered job and compensation by Ukraine Controversy

Sacked former Croatia international offered job and compensation by Ukraine

Ognjen Vukojevic was stripped of his role as an assistant in the team’s delegation in Russia.

From TheJournal.ie After controversy, MacGill Summer School confirms list of names for 8th Ref and gender panels Controversy

After controversy, MacGill Summer School confirms list of names for 8th Ref and gender panels

High-profile campaigners from the Yes and No campaigns are amongst those taking part.

From The42 Croatia sack former international over Vida's 'pro-Ukraine' video Controversy

Croatia sack former international over Vida's 'pro-Ukraine' video

The pair came under scrutiny after releasing what was construed as a politically motivated message across social media

From The42 Serena Williams asks for fair treatment around drug testing Level Playing Field

Serena Williams asks for fair treatment around drug testing

“If that’s testing everyone five times, let’s do it,” said the American great as she addressed her recent ‘missed’ test.

From The42 Former Premier League referee reveals role in deliberate booking scam Controversy This post contains videos

Former Premier League referee reveals role in deliberate booking scam

Mark Halsey, who retired at the end of the 2012/13 season, told the story on CNN Sport.

From The42 'VAR is not going well': Queiroz fuming Ronaldo wasn't sent-off for elbow Controversy

'VAR is not going well': Queiroz fuming Ronaldo wasn't sent-off for elbow

The Iran coach was not happy after tonight’s game.

From TheJournal.ie TIME hits out at Trump's border separation policy with cover photo Controversy

TIME hits out at Trump's border separation policy with cover photo

It comes after the US President questioned if he would be on the cover of Time magazine after the North Korea summit last week.

From The42 Germany star chuckles at Mexico team's prostitute scandal Controversy

Germany star chuckles at Mexico team's prostitute scandal

Julian Draxler admitted on Saturday it was “fun to read” the reports.

From The42 Robbie Williams kicks off World Cup with obscene gesture Controversy This post contains videos

Robbie Williams kicks off World Cup with obscene gesture

The former Take That frontman raised his middle finger at the end of his performance.