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#Controversy

# controversy - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From The42 Germany star chuckles at Mexico team's prostitute scandal Controversy

Germany star chuckles at Mexico team's prostitute scandal

Julian Draxler admitted on Saturday it was “fun to read” the reports.

# controversy - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From The42 Robbie Williams kicks off World Cup with obscene gesture Controversy This post contains videos

Robbie Williams kicks off World Cup with obscene gesture

The former Take That frontman raised his middle finger at the end of his performance.

# controversy - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

CervicalCheck interim report says €2k payment should be given to women affected immediately

Today’s interim report has recommended that women should not encounter any financial obstacles while participating in investigations.

# controversy - Sunday 10 June, 2018

From The42 Man City star 'still grateful' to play for Germany despite being booed by his own supporters Controversy

Man City star 'still grateful' to play for Germany despite being booed by his own supporters

Ilkay Gundogan is determined to play through the jeers.

# controversy - Monday 28 May, 2018

'Tone deaf': Ivanka Trump photo with son sparks backlash over border separations

Outrage continues to grow in the US over a federal government policy to separate the children of undocumented migrants from their parents.

# controversy - Friday 18 May, 2018

Almost all of 209 women or their families affected by Cervical Check scandal contacted by the HSE

It was announced earlier this week that 18 women who had been given a misdiagnosis have since died.

# controversy - Thursday 17 May, 2018

From The42 Golfer's wife blamed mother-in-law for attack in 911 call Controversy

Golfer's wife blamed mother-in-law for attack in 911 call

Krista Glover was arrested after an alleged altercation with the former US Open champion.

# controversy - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

From The42 Russia to join Ireland's RWC Pool as ruling made on Rugby Europe debacle Controversy

Russia to join Ireland's RWC Pool as ruling made on Rugby Europe debacle

Spain, Romania and Belgium were all hit with sanctions for fielding ineligible players.

# controversy - Monday 14 May, 2018

From The42 Germany stars under fire over photo with Turkey president Controversy

Germany stars under fire over photo with Turkey president

Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan were accused by their national federation on Monday of having been “manipulated”.

'They found out she was dead so just filed it away': Daughter of woman who died in cervical smear scandal

Grace Rattigan spoke to RTÉ’s Ray D’Arcy about the death of her mother Catherine Reck.

# controversy - Saturday 12 May, 2018

From The42 Reporter who broke Russia doping story refused World Cup visa Controversy

Reporter who broke Russia doping story refused World Cup visa

Hajo Seppelt appears on a list of “undesirable persons” in the country.

# controversy - Friday 11 May, 2018

Leo: 'Emma is 37 years old, roughly my age. She could be my sister or one of my friends'

A package of financial measures for the women impacted by the smear test scandal were announced after a special Cabinet meeting today.

# controversy - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Tony O'Brien has stepped down as HSE Director amid cervical cancer scandal

O’Brien had been the head of the health service since July 2013.

# controversy - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

US laboratory wanted confidentiality clause in Vicky Phelan case CervicalCheck This post contains videos

US laboratory wanted confidentiality clause in Vicky Phelan case

A UK expert will lead the inquiry into the CervicalCheck controversy.

# controversy - Friday 4 May, 2018

From The42 Australia star Folau says he's 'standing firm' on homophobic comments Controversy

Australia star Folau says he's 'standing firm' on homophobic comments

The devout Christian caused a storm when he made the comments on social media last month.

# controversy - Saturday 28 April, 2018

From The42 'It could have been worse' - Klopp accepts Stoke draw despite penalty controversy Stalemate

'It could have been worse' - Klopp accepts Stoke draw despite penalty controversy

Jurgen Klopp’s anger from Liverpool’s draw at West Brom was nowhere to be seen after Stoke City played out a stalemate at Anfield.

# controversy - Monday 16 April, 2018

From The42 International Rugby Players call on World Rugby to take control after Rugby Europe mess Controversy

International Rugby Players call on World Rugby to take control after Rugby Europe mess

Ineligibility issues came to light after a recent Belgium v Spain fixture.

# controversy - Saturday 14 April, 2018

From The42 'He did not taste like tandoori chicken' - Indian wrestler in Games bite row Controversy

'He did not taste like tandoori chicken' - Indian wrestler in Games bite row

Sumit Malik won Commonwealth Games gold in the men’s 125kg freestyle class on Saturday

# controversy - Monday 9 April, 2018

From The42 Man United star denies deliberately spitting on City crest Controversy

Man United star denies deliberately spitting on City crest

Ander Herrera claims he did not insult the Red Devils’ opponents on Saturday.

# controversy - Thursday 5 April, 2018

From The42 World Rugby orders full review of Rugby Europe refereeing and eligibility mess Shambles

World Rugby orders full review of Rugby Europe refereeing and eligibility mess

An independent committee will be formed on an emergency basis.

# controversy - Sunday 1 April, 2018

From The42 'VAR is a little like sex without pleasure' Controversy

'VAR is a little like sex without pleasure'

After Monaco were left frustrated in their Coupe de la Ligue final loss to PSG, French World Cup-winner Bixente Lizarazu has offered an interesting take.

# controversy - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

From The42 Another twist in RWC2019 qualifying mess as Russia lodge enquiry over player eligibility Controversy

Another twist in RWC2019 qualifying mess as Russia lodge enquiry over player eligibility

Rugby Europe set to discuss controversial Belgium v Spain qualifier again on Thursday.

# controversy - Sunday 25 March, 2018

From The42 Australia's captain and vice-captain stand down for third Test amid ball-tampering scandal Controversy

Australia's captain and vice-captain stand down for third Test amid ball-tampering scandal

There had been calls for captain Steve Smith to be sacked as captain after he admitted being the mastermind of a premeditated plan.

# controversy - Sunday 18 March, 2018

From The42 Romanian ref under fire after Spain's defeat sends Romania through to Ireland's World Cup pool Controversy This post contains videos

Romanian ref under fire after Spain's defeat sends Romania through to Ireland's World Cup pool

The Spanish could still qualify for Japan 2019 via play-offs.

# controversy - Friday 16 March, 2018

From The42 'You want to accuse English players to be divers?' Controversy

'You want to accuse English players to be divers?'

Both Gennaro Gattuso and Arsene Wenger were reluctant to condemn Danny Welbeck after his dive last night.

# controversy - Monday 12 March, 2018

From The42 Ex-Liverpool player and TV pundit Jamie Carragher sorry for spitting at girl in car Controversy

Ex-Liverpool player and TV pundit Jamie Carragher sorry for spitting at girl in car

The former Reds star admitted he was “totally out of order”.

# controversy - Saturday 10 March, 2018

From The42 South African officials face action over Sonny Bill Williams masks Howzat?

South African officials face action over Sonny Bill Williams masks

The masks were likely to have been worn to taunt Australian batsman David Warner, whose wife reportedly had an encounter with Williams in 2007 before meeting Warner.

# controversy - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

From The42 Mo Farah claims 'racial harassment' at airport Accusation

Mo Farah claims 'racial harassment' at airport

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah has made a claim of “racial harassment” following an incident at an airport in Germany.

# controversy - Monday 5 March, 2018

'A distraction': Review will look at abolishing the Strategic Communications Unit

The SCU has come in for fierce criticism in recent weeks.

# controversy - Thursday 1 March, 2018

John McAreavey resigns as Bishop of Dromore in wake of criticism

Calls for him to step down from his role intensified this week.

From The42 Pep Guardiola ready to give up 'yellow ribbon' protest Controversy

Pep Guardiola ready to give up 'yellow ribbon' protest

The Catalan manager has been charged by the Football Association over displaying the political symbol on the touchline during games.

# controversy - Monday 26 February, 2018

Taoiseach defends marketing of Ireland 2040 plan as opposition calls for answers

There have been calls for the Taoiseach’s officials to answer questions about the strategy at committees.

# controversy - Thursday 22 February, 2018

From The42 Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal for doping Controversy

Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal for doping

Alexander Krushelnitsky was one of 168 Russian athletes who passed rigorous testing to compete as neutrals.

# controversy - Thursday 15 February, 2018

From The42 Caroline Wozniacki fury over opponent's 'unfair' grunting in Qatar win Unimpressed This post contains videos

Caroline Wozniacki fury over opponent's 'unfair' grunting in Qatar win

The recently crowned Australian Open champion won 7-5, 6-1 against Monica Niculescu.

# controversy - Thursday 1 February, 2018

From The42 West Ham suspend Head of Recruitment after alleged remarks about African players Controversy

West Ham suspend Head of Recruitment after alleged remarks about African players

Tony Henry has been accused of racism.

# controversy - Thursday 18 January, 2018

From The42 Whatever you think about Grobler, it's been good to talk about doping in rugby Debate

Whatever you think about Grobler, it's been good to talk about doping in rugby

The South African has been at the centre of the storm over the past week and a half.

# controversy - Saturday 13 January, 2018

From The42 Spartak Moscow heavily criticised following racist tweet about its own players Controversy

Spartak Moscow heavily criticised following racist tweet about its own players

The Russian champions have received widespread criticism after a club tweet likened black players to “chocolates”.

# controversy - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

From The42 'Why don't the white players leave the field when Matuidi is insulted?' Controversy

'Why don't the white players leave the field when Matuidi is insulted?'

France legend Lilian Thuram has blasted the handling in Italy of the racist abuse directed at Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi.

# controversy - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From The42 Wenger fumes after Arsenal hit by fresh penalty pain Frustration

Wenger fumes after Arsenal hit by fresh penalty pain

The Arsenal boss was in an angry mood again following the referee’s decision to award a second half spot-kick against his side.

Boris Johnson backs right-wing commentator - who regrets 'politically incorrect' comments - for top job

Toby Young is under fire for previous comments he made about women and LGBT people on social media.

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