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From TheJournal.ie DUP's Sammy Wilson regrets calling Leo Varadkar 'a nutcase' Brexit Spokesperson

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

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

From TheJournal.ie India bans condom advertisements from prime time television Contraception

India bans condom advertisements from prime time television

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

From The42 Non-league footballer who tweeted about Harry Arter's dead daughter given a 'second chance' Offensive

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Complaints lodged to Press Ombudsman over offensive Kevin Myers column Offensive

Complaints lodged to Press Ombudsman over offensive Kevin Myers column

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Katie Hopkins to leave job at London radio station after calling for 'final solution' to Manchester attack Gone

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Asian-American band The Slants takes copyright case to Supreme Court Offensive

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

The US Patent Office says their name is offensive.

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

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

Several Republicans have withdrawn their endorsements of the nominee.

From TheJournal.ie Council of Europe slams infamous "cockroaches" column by Katie Hopkins as "hate speech" Offensive

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Disney pulls Halloween costume after accusations of 'brown face' Offensive

Disney pulls Halloween costume after accusations of 'brown face'

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

From TheJournal.ie Republicans savage Trump over war of words with family of slain soldier Offensive

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

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

From TheJournal.ie This portrait of Trump is made entirely out of the presidential candidate's offensive comments All The Words

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Would you take offence at being called a West Brit? The term has a muddled history Controversial

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

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

From TheJournal.ie TK Maxx were forced to pull this ‘Je suis over it’ t-shirt after complaints Offensive

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Talk of guns in cinemas and Holocaust ovens, in the desperate battle to unseat Trump Trump Smash

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US Special Forces kill Isis leader in daring helicopter raid Under Siege This post contains videos

US Special Forces kill Isis leader in daring helicopter raid

It comes as battle continues to rage in Iraq.

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

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

From The42 Gerard Pique hit with fine for hurling abuse and a parking ticket at policemen Offensive

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

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

From The42 UFC fighter Colby Covington trolls Cathal Pendred with unfortunate anti-Irish tweets Offensive

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

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

From The42 Armitage and Castrogiovanni in the dock after being hit with complaints of misconduct Keep It Clean

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

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

The company has deleted its social media accounts.

From TheJournal.ie Your new postcode won't say 'F1CK' or 'IRA'. Here's why Offensive

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

“FECK will not be in there.”

From TheJournal.ie Police called over 'offensive flag'... that turned out to be European Ryder Cup

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

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

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

Sweatshirt appeared to allude to a 1970 college shooting.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine negotiates return of soldiers 'forced to retreat' into Russia Donetsk This post contains images

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

However, reports from Russia suggest that the troops deserted.

From TheJournal.ie Brief Gaza truce ends as fresh Israeli bombing campaign pushes death toll over 400 Bombardments

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Kiev promises 'restraint' as army nears rebel Donetsk Offensive

Kiev promises 'restraint' as army nears rebel Donetsk

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

From TheJournal.ie Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches 'massive offensive' Failed Truce

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Jason Byrne was NOT referring to Travellers when he said 'knackers' on the Late Late Irish Slang

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

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

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Jeremy Clarkson is 'begging for forgiveness' but denies using n-word on Top Gear Controversy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine revives offensive against rebels while US sends 'reassuring' troops Crisis

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

Pro-Moscow insurgents are also currently holding two journalists.

From TheJournal.ie ASAI rules that Paddy Power's controversial Oscar Pistorius ad WAS offensive Rap On The Knuckles

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Judge apologises over Muslim remark Offensive

Judge apologises over Muslim remark

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

The greatest Irish insults, ranked in order of severity

Because if we’re good at anything, we’re good at insulting each other.

From The42 Spurs fans face arrest for 'Yid' chants at White Hart Lane Offensive

Spurs fans face arrest for 'Yid' chants at White Hart Lane

The Metropolitan police are clamping down on the use of the word.

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