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Liverpool condemn fans for 'racist stereotype' Divock Origi banner
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# Offensive

Liverpool condemn fans for 'racist stereotype' Divock Origi banner

Oct 24th 2019, 12:11 PM 33,759 Views 57 Comments

It was briefly displayed ahead of last night’s Champions League tie with Genk.

Italian TV pundit suspended over racist Lukaku comments
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# Offensive

Italian TV pundit suspended over racist Lukaku comments

Sep 16th 2019, 4:50 PM 26,938 Views 10 Comments

Luciano Passirani, who appeared on TopCalcio24, has been punished for his remarks.

DUP's Sammy Wilson regrets calling Leo Varadkar 'a nutcase'
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# Brexit Spokesperson

DUP's Sammy Wilson regrets calling Leo Varadkar 'a nutcase'

Jan 19th 2018, 8:27 AM 19,001 Views 72 Comments

Sammy Wilson has previously called the Taoiseach and his Tánaiste Simon Coveney “cynical, aggressive, green, and partisan”.

India bans condom advertisements from prime time television
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# Contraception

India bans condom advertisements from prime time television

Dec 17th 2017, 9:45 AM 14,004 Views 31 Comments

An order issued Monday cited broadcasting regulations that prohibit vulgar or suggestive themes.

Non-league footballer who tweeted about Harry Arter's dead daughter given a 'second chance'
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# Offensive

Non-league footballer who tweeted about Harry Arter's dead daughter given a 'second chance'

Sep 20th 2017, 11:59 AM 9,167 Views 4 Comments

Alfie Barker has found himself a new club after his seven-month FA ban ended.

Complaints lodged to Press Ombudsman over offensive Kevin Myers column
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# Offensive

Complaints lodged to Press Ombudsman over offensive Kevin Myers column

Jul 31st 2017, 1:35 PM 34,988 Views 207 Comments

BBC presenter Vanessa Feltz has described the column as “horrifying racism”.

Sunday Times confirms Kevin Myers won't write for them again after offensive equal pay column
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# Kevin Myers

Sunday Times confirms Kevin Myers won't write for them again after offensive equal pay column

Jul 30th 2017, 5:15 PM 113,103 Views 259 Comments

The article, written by Irish journalist Kevin Myers, has been sharply criticised.

Katie Hopkins to leave job at London radio station after calling for 'final solution' to Manchester attack
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# Gone

Katie Hopkins to leave job at London radio station after calling for 'final solution' to Manchester attack

May 26th 2017, 11:01 AM 76,671 Views 189 Comments

Hopkins became the subject of a police review after the Manchester bombing on Monday.

Asian-American band The Slants takes copyright case to Supreme Court
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# Offensive

Asian-American band The Slants takes copyright case to Supreme Court

Jan 18th 2017, 10:32 PM 18,824 Views 21 Comments

The US Patent Office says their name is offensive.

"Grab them by the p****. You can do anything": Trump forced into apology over comments about groping women
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# Abhorrent

"Grab them by the p****. You can do anything": Trump forced into apology over comments about groping women

Oct 8th 2016, 7:19 AM 63,689 Views 198 Comments

Several Republicans have withdrawn their endorsements of the nominee.

Council of Europe slams infamous "cockroaches" column by Katie Hopkins as "hate speech"
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# Offensive

Council of Europe slams infamous "cockroaches" column by Katie Hopkins as "hate speech"

Oct 4th 2016, 10:31 AM 28,976 Views 137 Comments

The body says hate speech has “soared” since 2013.

Disney pulls Halloween costume after accusations of 'brown face'
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# Offensive

Disney pulls Halloween costume after accusations of 'brown face'

Sep 22nd 2016, 10:02 AM 37,304 Views 123 Comments

Disney, which will release the movie, Moana, later this year, said it was withdrawing the outfit from sale and regretted the offence it caused.

Republicans savage Trump over war of words with family of slain soldier
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Republicans savage Trump over war of words with family of slain soldier

Aug 2nd 2016, 7:24 AM 34,938 Views 161 Comments

Criticism has also poured in from outraged veterans groups and relatives of soldiers killed in action.

This portrait of Trump is made entirely out of the presidential candidate's offensive comments
# All The Words
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# All The Words

This portrait of Trump is made entirely out of the presidential candidate's offensive comments

Jan 30th 2016, 7:06 PM 18,305 Views 91 Comments

The artist said, “What [Trump] says is ridiculous but who he is now is very dangerous, it’s quite scary.”

This ad saying women's bums are good for 'squeezing and shaking' has annoyed a lot of people
# Bum Note
# Bum Note

This ad saying women's bums are good for 'squeezing and shaking' has annoyed a lot of people

Oct 15th 2015, 5:47 PM 6,638 Views 7 Comments

Ugh.

Would you take offence at being called a West Brit? The term has a muddled history
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# Controversial

Would you take offence at being called a West Brit? The term has a muddled history

Sep 26th 2015, 9:30 PM 34,916 Views 118 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Micheal Mac Donncha caused controversy when he made the remarks earlier this week.

TK Maxx were forced to pull this ‘Je suis over it’ t-shirt after complaints
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# Offensive

TK Maxx were forced to pull this ‘Je suis over it’ t-shirt after complaints

Aug 13th 2015, 8:47 AM 23,584 Views 29 Comments

A customer claimed it was disrespectful to the Charlie Hebdo massacre.

Talk of guns in cinemas and Holocaust ovens, in the desperate battle to unseat Trump
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# Trump Smash

Talk of guns in cinemas and Holocaust ovens, in the desperate battle to unseat Trump

Jul 27th 2015, 8:45 PM 17,497 Views 32 Comments

Desperate to make the cut ahead of the first GOP debate, one low ranking contender has been smashing up his mobile phone on Youtube.

'Just because people are saying it doesn't mean it's true': Bill Cosby goes on the offensive
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# Allegations

'Just because people are saying it doesn't mean it's true': Bill Cosby goes on the offensive

Jul 23rd 2015, 1:57 PM 10,783 Views 30 Comments

His lawyer said: “The sheer volume, or number of people who are saying a particular thing does not make it true.”

Three have been forced to apologise for any offence caused by this 'transphobic' billboard
# Transphobic
# Transphobic

Three have been forced to apologise for any offence caused by this 'transphobic' billboard

Jul 15th 2015, 2:57 PM 6,623 Views 13 Comments

The controversial billboard has done the rounds on Twitter this afternoon.

US Special Forces kill Isis leader in daring helicopter raid
# Under Siege
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# Under Siege

US Special Forces kill Isis leader in daring helicopter raid

May 16th 2015, 3:19 PM 27,721 Views 101 Comments

It comes as battle continues to rage in Iraq.

Loads of Native American actors quit Adam Sandler's new film because of 'racist' jokes
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# Offensive

Loads of Native American actors quit Adam Sandler's new film because of 'racist' jokes

Apr 24th 2015, 10:14 AM 3,230 Views 3 Comments

The Ridiculous Six features characters called “No Bra” and “Beaver’s Breath”.

Gerard Pique hit with fine for hurling abuse and a parking ticket at policemen
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Gerard Pique hit with fine for hurling abuse and a parking ticket at policemen

Mar 4th 2015, 12:40 PM 4,253 Views 5 Comments

The Barcelona star reportedly told them: ‘You’re jealous of me because I’m famous’.

Urban Outfitters under fire for selling a throw reminiscent of Holocaust prisoner clothing
# Controversial
# Controversial

Urban Outfitters under fire for selling a throw reminiscent of Holocaust prisoner clothing

Feb 12th 2015, 8:28 AM 4,283 Views 6 Comments

They’re at it again.

UFC fighter Colby Covington trolls Cathal Pendred with unfortunate anti-Irish tweets
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# Offensive

UFC fighter Colby Covington trolls Cathal Pendred with unfortunate anti-Irish tweets

Jan 25th 2015, 4:10 PM 13,043 Views 14 Comments

The American said he would bury his opponent “like the British did to the Irish”.

Armitage and Castrogiovanni in the dock after being hit with complaints of misconduct
# Keep It Clean
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# Keep It Clean

Armitage and Castrogiovanni in the dock after being hit with complaints of misconduct

Dec 12th 2014, 5:25 PM 10,001 Views 9 Comments

The incidents allegedly occured during and after Toulon’s clash with the Leicester Tigers at Welford Road.

PR firm forced to change 'racist' name after massive Twitter reaction
# Strange Fruit
# Strange Fruit

PR firm forced to change 'racist' name after massive Twitter reaction

Dec 8th 2014, 8:33 AM 3,253 Views 3 Comments

The company has deleted its social media accounts.

This awful sanitary towel ad is under fire for being 'sexist' and 'demeaning'
# Grim
# Grim

This awful sanitary towel ad is under fire for being 'sexist' and 'demeaning'

Nov 28th 2014, 4:54 PM 5,311 Views 6 Comments

Oh brother.

Your new postcode won't say 'F1CK' or 'IRA'. Here's why
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Your new postcode won't say 'F1CK' or 'IRA'. Here's why

Nov 21st 2014, 9:19 AM 32,021 Views 144 Comments

“FECK will not be in there.”

Police called over 'offensive flag'... that turned out to be European
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# Ryder Cup

Police called over 'offensive flag'... that turned out to be European

Sep 29th 2014, 8:10 PM 32,620 Views 65 Comments

The incident took place in Rory McIlroy’s hometown of Holywood.

Urban Outfitters apologises and removes blood-spattered sweatshirt from sale after criticism
# Urban Outfitters
# Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters apologises and removes blood-spattered sweatshirt from sale after criticism

Sep 15th 2014, 5:10 PM 5,280 Views 2 Comments

Sweatshirt appeared to allude to a 1970 college shooting.

Ukraine negotiates return of soldiers 'forced to retreat' into Russia
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# Donetsk

Ukraine negotiates return of soldiers 'forced to retreat' into Russia

Aug 5th 2014, 9:27 AM 8,561 Views 87 Comments

However, reports from Russia suggest that the troops deserted.

Brief Gaza truce ends as fresh Israeli bombing campaign pushes death toll over 400
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# Bombardments

Brief Gaza truce ends as fresh Israeli bombing campaign pushes death toll over 400

Jul 20th 2014, 12:58 PM 12,461 Views 208 Comments

About 40 people have been killed today as Israel intensifies campaign.

Kiev promises 'restraint' as army nears rebel Donetsk
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Kiev promises 'restraint' as army nears rebel Donetsk

Jul 9th 2014, 7:46 PM 5,972 Views 31 Comments

Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel have urged for a political solution to be reached.

Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches 'massive offensive'
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# Failed Truce

Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches 'massive offensive'

Jul 1st 2014, 1:40 PM 4,838 Views 107 Comments

A 10-day truce was not extended after the government said separatists were ‘unwilling to control terrorist units’.

Jason Byrne was NOT referring to Travellers when he said 'knackers' on the Late Late
# Irish Slang
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# Irish Slang

Jason Byrne was NOT referring to Travellers when he said 'knackers' on the Late Late

May 7th 2014, 4:23 PM 36,027 Views 104 Comments

The BAI agreed with RTÉ that the word has a broader meaning.

VIDEO: Jeremy Clarkson is 'begging for forgiveness' but denies using n-word on Top Gear
# Controversy
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# Controversy

VIDEO: Jeremy Clarkson is 'begging for forgiveness' but denies using n-word on Top Gear

May 1st 2014, 11:08 PM 37,139 Views 115 Comments

The denials come after a story in today’s Daily Mirror which claimed that Clarkson used a racist children’s rhyme.

Ukraine revives offensive against rebels while US sends 'reassuring' troops
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# Crisis

Ukraine revives offensive against rebels while US sends 'reassuring' troops

Apr 23rd 2014, 10:15 AM 6,900 Views 109 Comments

Pro-Moscow insurgents are also currently holding two journalists.

ASAI rules that Paddy Power's controversial Oscar Pistorius ad WAS offensive
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# Rap On The Knuckles

ASAI rules that Paddy Power's controversial Oscar Pistorius ad WAS offensive

Apr 22nd 2014, 6:26 PM 15,304 Views 21 Comments

The Advertising Standards Agency of Ireland has upheld 65 complaints against the ads which ran in the Sunday Independent and Sunday World.

Judge apologises over Muslim remark
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# Offensive

Judge apologises over Muslim remark

Mar 29th 2014, 7:55 PM 22,820 Views 118 Comments

Judge Anthony Halpin said “I had no intention of referring to, or offending Muslims or their religion, and I apologise for the hurt caused.”

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