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Canadian man (73) who rang 911 by accident arrested after police find 100 guns in his home
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Canadian man (73) who rang 911 by accident arrested after police find 100 guns in his home

Aug 8th 2019, 9:40 PM 30,798 Views 29 Comments

The unnamed pensioner will appear in court in October.

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

Aug 23rd 2017, 6:26 PM 25,087 Views 59 Comments

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

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

May 25th 2017, 10:53 PM 48,874 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Apr 5th 2017, 9:57 PM 11,353 Views 52 Comments

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

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

Jan 25th 2017, 8:40 AM 28,179 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Jan 13th 2017, 12:32 PM 23,012 Views 75 Comments

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

Twitter's founder was accidentally banned from the website
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Twitter's founder was accidentally banned from the website

Nov 23rd 2016, 8:08 AM 7,327 Views 11 Comments

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

Fears for South African penguin 'freed' from aquarium
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Fears for South African penguin 'freed' from aquarium

Sep 28th 2016, 8:08 PM 14,178 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Sep 18th 2016, 12:14 PM 12,837 Views 4 Comments

This is why you need to pay attention kids.

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

Jul 20th 2016, 6:53 PM 47,130 Views 125 Comments

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

US passenger jet mistakenly lands at Air Force base
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US passenger jet mistakenly lands at Air Force base

Jul 9th 2016, 2:21 PM 46,805 Views 46 Comments

Whoops.

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

Jul 5th 2016, 10:23 PM 28,106 Views 35 Comments

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

This girl's sexy pyjamas fail is why you should always pay attention to the finer details
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This girl's sexy pyjamas fail is why you should always pay attention to the finer details

Jul 1st 2016, 6:20 PM 38,515 Views 3 Comments

What a lovely pattern! Wait a second.

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

Jun 30th 2016, 11:10 PM 42,102 Views 89 Comments

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

Facebook apologises for accidentally declaring the Philippines at war
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Facebook apologises for accidentally declaring the Philippines at war

Jun 13th 2016, 4:20 PM 10,985 Views 4 Comments

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

Britain accidentally sends Brexit polling cards to thousands of ineligible voters
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Britain accidentally sends Brexit polling cards to thousands of ineligible voters

Jun 3rd 2016, 9:24 PM 17,370 Views 59 Comments

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

'I was lucky I wasn't disqualified' - Djokovic on racquet that nearly hit official
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# Quite A Racquet

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

Jun 2nd 2016, 4:02 PM 6,259 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Jun 1st 2016, 8:46 AM 6,539 Views 7 Comments

David Alaba won’t want to see this again.

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

Apr 22nd 2016, 8:37 AM 7,778 Views 12 Comments

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

Glasnevin Wall controversy: Misplaced fada raises ire of Gaeilgeoirs
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Glasnevin Wall controversy: Misplaced fada raises ire of Gaeilgeoirs

Apr 4th 2016, 4:27 PM 23,439 Views 98 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 3rd 2016, 1:51 PM 27,931 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Mar 29th 2016, 4:26 PM 14,496 Views 29 Comments

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

Microsoft pulls 'teen girl' chatbot after it learned to become a racist in just a day
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Microsoft pulls 'teen girl' chatbot after it learned to become a racist in just a day

Mar 26th 2016, 2:40 PM 23,249 Views 42 Comments

Not a great start.

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

Mar 2nd 2016, 8:02 PM 13,988 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Feb 21st 2016, 12:48 PM 46,568 Views 226 Comments

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

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

Feb 6th 2016, 11:15 AM 32,728 Views 23 Comments

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

This might be the most mortifying 999 call ever
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This might be the most mortifying 999 call ever

Dec 29th 2015, 8:16 AM 11,305 Views 2 Comments

Oh God.

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

Nov 12th 2015, 11:54 AM 16,798 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Nov 6th 2015, 6:10 PM 18,187 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Nov 3rd 2015, 9:02 PM 19,842 Views 54 Comments

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

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

Oct 25th 2015, 8:15 AM 14,375 Views 27 Comments

What are we going to do with you?

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

Aug 25th 2015, 10:56 AM 30,300 Views 30 Comments

Oh, I’ll just walk past this paNOOOOOOOOO.

Technical error sees Revenue ask foreign businesses for millions of euro
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Technical error sees Revenue ask foreign businesses for millions of euro

Aug 17th 2015, 4:33 PM 14,595 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Aug 1st 2015, 9:45 AM 12,616 Views 17 Comments

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

Dublin Lord Mayor's car clamped... outside city council offices
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Dublin Lord Mayor's car clamped... outside city council offices

Jul 7th 2015, 8:00 PM 31,809 Views 68 Comments

Not ideal.

Helicopter police caught chatting about oral sex over megaphone
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Helicopter police caught chatting about oral sex over megaphone

Jun 24th 2015, 8:43 PM 40,093 Views 28 Comments

All your worst speaker phone nightmares come true.

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

Jun 23rd 2015, 3:17 PM 13,159 Views 14 Comments

At least it wasn’t a trident.

Heinz had to apologise after a code on its ketchup bottle led a man to a porn site
# Saucy
# Saucy

Heinz had to apologise after a code on its ketchup bottle led a man to a porn site

Jun 19th 2015, 8:08 AM 3,350 Views 2 Comments

Sorry about that.

Waterford Whispers just fooled one of Germany's biggest news magazines
# A Lidl Embarrassing
# A Lidl Embarrassing

Waterford Whispers just fooled one of Germany's biggest news magazines

May 12th 2015, 11:02 PM 33,524 Views 5 Comments

Whoopsie.

Waterford Whispers just fooled one of Germany’s biggest news magazines
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# A Lidl Embarrassing

Waterford Whispers just fooled one of Germany’s biggest news magazines

May 12th 2015, 2:07 PM 121,257 Views 56 Comments

Whoops!

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