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'The refs have the hardest job in the game' - Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones
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# Scrutiny

'The refs have the hardest job in the game' - Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones

10 hours ago 4,715 Views 0 Comments

The Welshman opted against commenting on Rassie Erasmus’ remarkable video.

Here are the referees for this year's All-Ireland hurling finals
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# Officials

Here are the referees for this year's All-Ireland hurling finals

Aug 6th 2019, 5:57 PM 15,025 Views 56 Comments

Tipperary and Kilkenny go head-to-head in the senior decider on 18 August in Croke Park.

Furious Pochettino confronts referee Mike Dean after defeat at Burnley
# Fuming
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# Fuming

Furious Pochettino confronts referee Mike Dean after defeat at Burnley

Feb 23rd 2019, 3:19 PM 14,681 Views 4 Comments

The Spurs boss took exception to some of today’s officiating, including the decision to award a corner which led to Burnley’s opening goal.

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire
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# Investigation

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire

Jan 6th 2019, 4:42 PM 19,812 Views 8 Comments

Firefighters found the victims’ bodies after they extinguished a fire next to the locked room.

How the Pro14 is aiming to bring about 'world-class' refereeing
# Whistleblowers
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# Whistleblowers

How the Pro14 is aiming to bring about 'world-class' refereeing

Oct 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 14,329 Views 48 Comments

Greg Garner, the Pro14′s elite referee manager, explains their five-year plan.

Despite all the technology in the world, NFL referees continue to be terrible
# Bad Officiating
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# Bad Officiating

Despite all the technology in the world, NFL referees continue to be terrible

Oct 1st 2018, 3:56 PM 9,794 Views 4 Comments

2018 is proving to be a great season except in one area, writes Steve O’Rourke.

Ref review: How did the match officials do in Ireland's win over the Wallabies?
# Sin Bin
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# Sin Bin

Ref review: How did the match officials do in Ireland's win over the Wallabies?

Jun 21st 2018, 4:30 PM 13,099 Views 10 Comments

There were three yellow cards in Melbourne and there potentially could have been more.

Ref review: How accurate were the big calls in Ireland's defeat to the Wallabies?
# Penalty Count
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# Penalty Count

Ref review: How accurate were the big calls in Ireland's defeat to the Wallabies?

Jun 14th 2018, 4:45 PM 19,801 Views 52 Comments

Marius van der Westhuizen had some big decisions to make in Brisbane.

Ref review: Were the big calls in the Champions Cup final correct?
# Officials
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# Officials

Ref review: Were the big calls in the Champions Cup final correct?

May 18th 2018, 8:06 PM 38,920 Views 35 Comments

We asked a current referee to review some of the incidents from Leinster’s narrow win over Racing.

Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck
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# Mexico

Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck

Feb 4th 2018, 8:03 AM 14,353 Views 23 Comments

More than 300 Central American men, women and children were taken into custody as part of the operation.

Ex-Connacht scrum-half among seven referees awarded IRFU contracts
# Match Officials
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# Match Officials

Ex-Connacht scrum-half among seven referees awarded IRFU contracts

Oct 18th 2017, 3:59 PM 6,156 Views 0 Comments

Frank Murphy and Joy Neville are among those rewarded by the union.

'Condoms, what are they?': Customs official describes the morning of the 1971 contraceptive train
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# Connolly Station

'Condoms, what are they?': Customs official describes the morning of the 1971 contraceptive train

Apr 10th 2017, 6:00 PM 18,149 Views 56 Comments

“I was told, ‘Just stand there and look intelligent’. I hadn’t a clue what was going on.”

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake
# Sumatra
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# Sumatra

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake

Dec 7th 2016, 10:05 PM 14,296 Views 10 Comments

The province was devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

Rio drug dealers have been using the Olympics logo on products
# Rio
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# Rio

Rio drug dealers have been using the Olympics logo on products

Jul 3rd 2016, 12:00 PM 16,219 Views 19 Comments

Police say they seized marjijuana labelled with the logo of the Rio 2016 organising committee.

Ex-Anglo officials hid accounts from taxman, jury told
# Closing Speeches
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# Closing Speeches

Ex-Anglo officials hid accounts from taxman, jury told

Jul 24th 2015, 1:43 PM 9,084 Views 0 Comments

Closing speeches are taking place in the trial of three former Anglo officials.

Belfast prison agrees to take drug smuggler Michaela McCollum
# Peru
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# Peru

Belfast prison agrees to take drug smuggler Michaela McCollum

Jan 7th 2015, 12:36 PM 21,065 Views 49 Comments

The Peruvian ministry of justice and human rights must approve the repatriation.

Munster's Foley joins O'Connor in questioning refereeing of Leinster clash
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# Officials

Munster's Foley joins O'Connor in questioning refereeing of Leinster clash

Oct 6th 2014, 9:30 PM 20,817 Views 41 Comments

The southern province’s head coach felt BJ Botha and Damien Varley should have stayed on the pitch.

Ebola fears for 50 people who were in close contact with US patient
# High Risk
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# High Risk

Ebola fears for 50 people who were in close contact with US patient

Oct 3rd 2014, 9:15 PM 8,481 Views 17 Comments

His family have also been ordered to stay inside their apartment.

Russian fighter jets intercepted by US near Alaska
# Air Defence Zone
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# Air Defence Zone

Russian fighter jets intercepted by US near Alaska

Sep 20th 2014, 12:13 AM 20,497 Views 64 Comments

The warplanes intercepted the jets on Wednesday.

ERC staff called in to run first ever Rugby Champions Cup
# Twist
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# Twist

ERC staff called in to run first ever Rugby Champions Cup

Jul 9th 2014, 12:46 PM 9,302 Views 13 Comments

Employees of the organisation that administered the Heineken Cup will be parachuted in to organise the new competition.

Police officers and rabbi among 70 arrested on child pornography charges
# New York
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# New York

Police officers and rabbi among 70 arrested on child pornography charges

May 21st 2014, 10:04 PM 15,354 Views 31 Comments

Investigators took five weeks to impound nearly 600 computers, laptops, smartphones and thumb drives containing pornographic images.

Noonan 'assumes' officials didn't think they were under pressure to inform Shatter of Callinan letter
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# Garda Tapes

Noonan 'assumes' officials didn't think they were under pressure to inform Shatter of Callinan letter

Mar 25th 2014, 11:07 PM 7,279 Views 50 Comments

The Minister for Finance said the government were “not happy” with the situation.

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un hails execution of powerful uncle
# North Korea
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# North Korea

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un hails execution of powerful uncle

Jan 1st 2014, 11:38 AM 23,911 Views 117 Comments

Kim made his first public comment on Jang Song-Thaek’s execution during his new year message.

Ireland's John Lacey to referee Six Nations opener
# Men In The Middle
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# Men In The Middle

Ireland's John Lacey to referee Six Nations opener

Dec 10th 2013, 12:37 PM 4,124 Views 19 Comments

The full list of match officials for Ireland’s 2014 Six Nations campaign has been revealed.

Owens to ref Leinster's Heineken Cup showdown with Saints
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# Officials

Owens to ref Leinster's Heineken Cup showdown with Saints

Nov 26th 2013, 6:32 PM 2,953 Views 13 Comments

The ERC’s list of refereeing appointments for the third and fourth rounds of the European competition is out.

This unusual building is where one town council holds its meetings…
# POTHOLES AND BURGERS
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# POTHOLES AND BURGERS

This unusual building is where one town council holds its meetings…

May 26th 2013, 8:00 AM 10,867 Views 13 Comments

… and it’s above a McDonalds. What other strange, but beautiful buildings around the country house our government get-togethers?

Pics: Filipino voters hit the polls in vital elections of over 18,000 politicians
# Philippines
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# Philippines

Pics: Filipino voters hit the polls in vital elections of over 18,000 politicians

May 13th 2013, 1:05 PM 4,016 Views 0 Comments

The country’s president is hoping to secure a majority in both houses of parliament so he can push through reforms in the country’s corruption-ridden system.

Cigarettes, tobacco and counterfeit vodka seized in €1.5 million sting operation
# Black Market
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# Black Market

Cigarettes, tobacco and counterfeit vodka seized in €1.5 million sting operation

May 9th 2013, 7:35 PM 10,338 Views 55 Comments

Gardaí and Revenue seized more than three million cigarettes in two separate raids.

Ferguson hits out at officials following late drama at Tottenham
# Anger
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# Anger

Ferguson hits out at officials following late drama at Tottenham

Jan 20th 2013, 8:18 PM 3,616 Views 38 Comments

The Manchester United boss also said he was “relatively happy” with his team’s performance.

Romain Poite named as ref for Wales v Ireland 6 Nations clash
# Fan Favourite
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# Fan Favourite

Romain Poite named as ref for Wales v Ireland 6 Nations clash

Dec 11th 2012, 4:46 PM 7,549 Views 29 Comments

The Frenchman will whistleblow at the Millennium Stadium – scene of a lineout-gate in 2010.

Torrential downpour: England and Poland will have to play it again
# Super Soaker
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# Super Soaker

Torrential downpour: England and Poland will have to play it again

Oct 16th 2012, 9:05 PM 1,836 Views 0 Comments

War… saw, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing.

'Important step' as WTC health programme adds 50 types of cancer
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# 9/11

'Important step' as WTC health programme adds 50 types of cancer

Sep 11th 2012, 12:06 PM 5,120 Views 37 Comments

They were added to a list of World Trade Center attack-related illnesses covered by a health coverage programme. Today marks the 11th anniversary of the attacks.

7 million illegal cigarettes seized at Dublin Port
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# Customs

7 million illegal cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

Jul 9th 2012, 5:18 PM 3,274 Views 9 Comments

The cigarettes were found as part of a routine search of a shipment which had arrived from Belgium.

Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico; could hit US
# Tropical Storm
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# Tropical Storm

Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico; could hit US

Aug 22nd 2011, 11:41 AM 305 Views 0 Comments

Hurricane Irene is making its way to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and possibly Florida. Nearly 600,000 people in Haiti are still without shelter after last year’s earthquake.