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# Take That

All time
# putdowns
'Shove it up your h**e', 'cop on' and PC gone mad: Some of the best burns of 2018
Epic put downs, quick wit and cutting criticisms make this year’s list.
# Take That
'I don't give a f***' – Four-time All-Star Cousins hits back at critics after Warriors move
DeMarcus Cousins’ decision to join the Golden State Warriors from the New Orleans Pelicans came as a surprise to many.
# angels and demons
US network apologises for Robbie Williams World Cup gesture
The former frontman of English boy band Take That raised his finger after singing his track “Rock DJ”.
# Controversy
Robbie Williams kicks off World Cup with obscene gesture
The former Take That frontman raised his middle finger at the end of his performance.
# Take That
This cheeky page boy gave two fingers to the photographers at Pippa Middleton's wedding
Ohhhh he’s gonna be in so much trouble!
# Courts
"Sorry madam, wrong house" - would-be burglar jailed for three years
David Mantle was attacked with a walking stick by his 83-year-old victim when he broke into her house.
# 90s babies
The Hardest Ever 90s Boyband Quiz
Do you know your East 17 from your 911…?
# Take That
An elderly woman squeezed a man's testicles after he hit her when she was walking her dog
A police spokesperson said “the attacker got more than he bargained for”.
# neeeever
Take That took an ambitious selfie with the Dublin crowd last night
A million selfies laaaater….
# parting shot
'Shock' in Fianna Fáil as failed by-election candidate says Martin should go
The Fianna Fáil leader campaigned so much, people joked he should be allowed vote in Roscommon. But the party’s candidate says his presence cost him votes.
# a little patience
Take That superfan set to see his heroes this Friday after online campaign
Conor Kenny could be set to meet Gary Barlow and the lads on the Late Late Show this Friday.
# could it be magic
'It would make his life': The campaign to get a young Take That superfan to the Late Late
The band have now said they’re ‘on’ Conor Kenny’s case.
# Touchy subject
A Twitter row over this incredibly vague graph climaxed with a FG TD calling a voter a "moron"
That escalated REALLY quickly.
# Never Forget
Twitter is having an absolute field day about Jason Orange quitting
All hell has broken loose online.
# Take That
Jason Orange quits Take That: 'I no longer wish to do this'
The singer says there were “no fallings out” but he can’t commit to recording a new album.
# a million lovesongs
Here's the brilliant moment Gary Barlow surprised a fan at her wedding
Twitter absolutely lost it when the dream wedding singer showed up.
# Take That
This umpire wasn't happy with John Hayes pointing for Cork against Dublin last Saturday
That’ll teach him not to score against the Dubs.
# Protest
Watch Panti's powerful speech about oppression of gay people
Rory O’Neill took to the Abbey stage last night to deliver oration on how homosexuality is still stigmatised in Ireland.
# Christmas Number One
'Chamakh for Good': Take That hit reworked as heartfelt tribute to Palace striker
“Whatever I said, whatever I did, I didn’t mean it, I just want Chamakh for good.”
# minister for fun
Caption Competition: Alan Shatter takes on the Defences Forces at ping pong
“You cannot be serious!”… “I’m Alan Shatter. I’m always serious.”
Gaming granny goes on a rant about British Gas while playing GTA V
That’s one way to get out your frustration!
# till you say stop
The boybands we're glad were left behind in the 90s
Lots of things about the 90s were brilliant. These boybands were not one of them.
# Memories
What has been Croke Park’s most memorable musical night?
One Direction are the next musical act to take to the stage at Ireland’s favourite stadium, but what’s been the best musical night at Croker so far?
# Take That
Which Manchester City player would Roberto Mancini like to punch?
With Mario Balotelli safe from his fellow Italian’s fists of justice, Mancini has targeted another under-performing star.
# scarleh' for your ma
Robbie Williams' most morto moments of all time
He’s coming to the Aviva. Let’s look back at some of his clangers.
# No regrets
Will Robbie Williams sell 52k tickets for the Aviva Stadium?
He’s coming in June. Let him entertain you.
# unbeliebable
7 examples of why pop fans are a bit bonkers
From the baby who loves Beyoncé to some “interesting” nail art.
# really ronan?
11 cover versions that prove the 1990s ruined music
It wasn’t all dance tunes and Oasis cassettes you know.
# scarleh
Early Boyzone, One Direction mistaken for Westlife – most embarrassing boyband moments ever
Set your cringe-o-meters to STUN!
# London 2012
Here's who's performing at the Olympics closing ceremony*
*According to a source who reportedly leaked the line-up, which includes at least one Irish person…
# Gary Barlow
Gary Barlow announces loss of baby daughter
The Take That singer and his wife released a statement saying their daughter was stillborn, and asking for privacy.
# Everyone's a suspect
Joey Barton is punched outside a Liverpool nightclub
It could be the least surprising news story you’ll read all year.
# Take That
WATCH: Fiorentina boss Rossi attacks own player
It’s safe to say there’s trouble in the dressing room at the Italian club after tonight’s shenanigans.
# On song
Put a donk on it, Sir Paul: Olympic closing ceremony set for British music ‘mashup’
Elgar to Adele? This sounds like a podium finish to us.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from #Aras11 ahead of tonight’s debate; why the Universal Social Charge has been good for the government; and has Robbie Williams left Take That?
# Take That
Watch: Monaghan's Duffy claims Kick Fada title in Wicklow
Shane Duffy and Irene Munnelly both claimed the main titles in this year’s Kick Fada competition in Co. Wicklow.
# The Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
In today’s fix: Private courses for secondary teachers, goat-killing bodhrán makers and the Take That invasion begins…
# Alicebucketlist
Teenage girl's dying wishes become an internet sensation
Alice Pyne, 15, may only have weeks to live but is determined to live life to the full with her very own ‘bucket list’ becoming an internet sensation.
# Pitch Invasion
'Put Robbie in full forward' - Croker pitch prepared for Take That concert
The hallowed turf of Jones’s Rd was peeled up in anticipation of the boy band’s arrival in Dublin.
# Christmas Number One
No luck for Bandits as Cardle claims Irish top spot
The rubbery Limerick hip-hop duo will have to make do with second best: the X Factor champion is Number One for Christmas.