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From TheJournal.ie 'I couldn't believe my eyes': EU citizens in UK given deportation letters by mistake Whoops

'I couldn't believe my eyes': EU citizens in UK given deportation letters by mistake

The Home Office said letters had been mistakenly sent out to around 100 people.

From TheJournal.ie Walkers apologises after competition saw Gary Lineker holding pictures of serial killers and paedophiles Whoops

Walkers apologises after competition saw Gary Lineker holding pictures of serial killers and paedophiles

Walkers has deleted the offensive videos, but most have been preserved by quick-off-the-mark Twitter users.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch retailer pulls children's colouring book with picture of Hitler Nazi Salute

Dutch retailer pulls children's colouring book with picture of Hitler

The chain said customers who bought the book would be offered a refund.

From TheJournal.ie The Oscars accidentally named Amy Adams instead of Ruth Negga for best actress Whoops

The Oscars accidentally named Amy Adams instead of Ruth Negga for best actress

Tom Hanks was also wrongly listed as a nominee for best actor on the Oscars website yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 'I forgot to give them a receipt': James Reilly referred to gardaí by Sipo over €1k election donation Oversight

'I forgot to give them a receipt': James Reilly referred to gardaí by Sipo over €1k election donation

Under Sipo rules, the maximum cash donation that may be accepted by a candidate during the general election is €200.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter's founder was accidentally banned from the website Fail Whale

Twitter's founder was accidentally banned from the website

Co-founder Dorsey returned as chief executive last year but has yet to ignite growth.

From TheJournal.ie Fears for South African penguin 'freed' from aquarium Endangered

Fears for South African penguin 'freed' from aquarium

The students who let the penguin out thought they were doing the animal a favour.

From The42 American football player completely forgets the rules, gifts opposition a touchdown Whoops

American football player completely forgets the rules, gifts opposition a touchdown

This is why you need to pay attention kids.

From TheJournal.ie We've finally got a reason why Melania Trump's speech was a copy of Michelle Obama's Whoops This post contains videos

We've finally got a reason why Melania Trump's speech was a copy of Michelle Obama's

Melania had read passages from Michelle’s speech to a staffer as “examples” of what she wanted to say.

From TheJournal.ie US passenger jet mistakenly lands at Air Force base Air Force Gone
From TheJournal.ie Sky broadcast footage of former Tory minister tearing into Prime Minister hopefuls Is That Thing On?

Sky broadcast footage of former Tory minister tearing into Prime Minister hopefuls

Kenneth Clarke has claimed that Michael Gove would “go to war with at least three different countries at once”.

From TheJournal.ie BBC commentator accused of sexism after comments about tennis player's girlfriend Andrew Castle

BBC commentator accused of sexism after comments about tennis player's girlfriend

This isn’t the first time something like this has happened at Wimbledon.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook apologises for accidentally declaring the Philippines at war Whoops

Facebook apologises for accidentally declaring the Philippines at war

A message designed to promote Independence Day showed an upside-down flag, a sign that the country is at war.

From TheJournal.ie Britain accidentally sends Brexit polling cards to thousands of ineligible voters Whoops

Britain accidentally sends Brexit polling cards to thousands of ineligible voters

Irish, Cypriot and Maltese citizens are the only non-British citizens who can vote in the referendum.

From The42 'I was lucky I wasn't disqualified' - Djokovic on racquet that nearly hit official Quite A Racquet This post contains videos

'I was lucky I wasn't disqualified' - Djokovic on racquet that nearly hit official

But the world number one made light work of Tomas Berdych to book a semi-final spot against rising Austrian star Dominic Thiem.

From The42 Watch: This David Alaba own goal is the sloppiest you'll see today Whoops This post contains videos

Watch: This David Alaba own goal is the sloppiest you'll see today

David Alaba won’t want to see this again.

From The42 Fabregas: I 'forgot how to play football' under Mourinho Whoops

Fabregas: I 'forgot how to play football' under Mourinho

The Chelsea midfielder has revealed the extent of his self-doubt during the club’s nightmare start to the season.

From TheJournal.ie Glasnevin Wall controversy: Misplaced fada raises ire of Gaeilgeoirs Rising Anger

Glasnevin Wall controversy: Misplaced fada raises ire of Gaeilgeoirs

It is understood the typo will be fixed in the next 48 hours.

From TheJournal.ie A 104-year-old woman was offered a place in a local creche Sweden

A 104-year-old woman was offered a place in a local creche

“It’s embarrassing – but also a little charming.”

From TheJournal.ie Cypriot president criticised for 'there's always a woman' remark after plane hijack Always A Woman Involved This post contains videos

Cypriot president criticised for 'there's always a woman' remark after plane hijack

President Nicos Anastasiades made the comments in response to reports that the hijacker had acted to try and communicate with his ex-wife.

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft pulls 'teen girl' chatbot after it learned to become a racist in just a day Tay

This TV presenter's Oscars dress went viral for looking like a vagina

“Nice, but why is there a uterus on your dress?”

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny hits out at 'All Ireland champion whingers' in his constituency of Castlebar Ouch

Enda Kenny hits out at 'All Ireland champion whingers' in his constituency of Castlebar

The Taoiseach made the comments at a rally in Mayo yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie This man sold his stake in a €220 million company for a bike Whoops

This man sold his stake in a €220 million company for a bike

He described it as “the biggest mistake I ever made”.

From TheJournal.ie These top secret docs on nuclear torpedos were 'accidentally' shown on TV Russia

These top secret docs on nuclear torpedos were 'accidentally' shown on TV

It remained unclear how the images ended up being broadcast on the tightly-controlled Kremlin channels.

From TheJournal.ie This White House hopeful has admitted fabricating a story about his past Made It Up

This White House hopeful has admitted fabricating a story about his past

Republican frontrunner Ben Carson had made his scholarship to West Point a compelling part of his personal narrative.

From TheJournal.ie Google Translate error sees visitors invited to Spanish 'clitoris festival' Whoops

Google Translate error sees visitors invited to Spanish 'clitoris festival'

The announcement was posted on the town’s website for a number of months.

From TheJournal.ie Did you forget to put the clock back? You big eejit Whoops

Did you forget to put the clock back? You big eejit

What are we going to do with you?

From TheJournal.ie This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting Whoops

This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting

Oh, I’ll just walk past this paNOOOOOOOOO.

From TheJournal.ie Technical error sees Revenue ask foreign businesses for millions of euro Whoops

Technical error sees Revenue ask foreign businesses for millions of euro

The issue relates to the new ‘VAT Moss’ system.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how to find your iPhone if it falls from a plane Whoops

Here's how to find your iPhone if it falls from a plane

More a case of “when” rather than “if”, really.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Lord Mayor’s car clamped… outside city council offices Awkward
From TheJournal.ie Helicopter police caught chatting about oral sex over megaphone Whoops

Helicopter police caught chatting about oral sex over megaphone

All your worst speaker phone nightmares come true.

From TheJournal.ie Rule #1 of Live TV: Don’t hit anyone with an axe Whoops

Rule #1 of Live TV: Don’t hit anyone with an axe

At least it wasn’t a trident.

From TheJournal.ie Waterford Whispers just fooled one of Germany’s biggest news magazines A Lidl Embarrassing
From TheJournal.ie Someone fell over on Vincent Browne last night and oh, how everyone laughed Dear Oh Dear
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