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#Seriously?

# seriously - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Kenny says banking inquiry will be free of government interference – TDs burst into laughter Not Being Funny This post contains videos

Kenny says banking inquiry will be free of government interference – TDs burst into laughter

After a week when the government was accused of dictating the membership of the inquiry Enda Kenny’s remarks prompted laughter in the Dáil today.

# seriously - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Drinking a lot more coffee could reduce your risk of getting diabetes

Drinking a lot more coffee could reduce your risk of getting diabetes

Unfortunately, there was no good news for tea drinkers – be they Barry or Lyons.

# seriously - Monday 24 February, 2014

Don’t be fooled by that sun…there’s ANOTHER weather warning in place

At least this one is only at level yellow (two grades down from the highest red).

# seriously - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

From The Score 13 of the most baffling decisions in rugby in 2013 Seriously?

13 of the most baffling decisions in rugby in 2013

We’ve highlighted some of the most questionable decision-making in the game this year.

# seriously - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge You’ll never guess what Hanson (!) called their new beer*

You’ll never guess what Hanson (!) called their new beer*

*Well, you’ll probably guess but anyway.

# seriously - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

From The Score Villas-Boas: Top 4 in Liverpool’s reach Seriously?

Villas-Boas: Top 4 in Liverpool’s reach

Spurs’ Portuguese boss is preparing to host Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool at White Hart Lane in the Premier League tonight.

# seriously - Thursday 15 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Former White House hopeful Cain eyes next career move – Defence Secretary Seriously? This post contains videos

Former White House hopeful Cain eyes next career move – Defence Secretary

The former presidential candidate, who wasn’t entirely clear on Obama’s Libya policy, said if he could have any job in the cabinet it would be Defence Secretary. He also burst into song…

# seriously - Tuesday 27 July, 2010

ITV HAS BEEN forced to apologise to viewers after a media watchdog raised complaints about an ‘offensive’ shopping list that included “inappropriate” items was briefly shown on screen.

Last Friday’s episode showed a blackboard in Marlon Dingle’s kitchen with the household shopping list – which included, among items such as apples, rice and eggs, ‘pile cream’ and ‘jam rags’.

The former refers to a treatment ointment for haemorrhoids, while the latter is a slang term for sanitary towels.

Mediawatch, an independent lobby group promoting family values in the media, have criticised the ‘immature’ gag.

Its director Vivienne Pattison said: “Clearly whoever wrote that knew exactly what they were doing, and they certainly didn’t need to. It’s not a particularly helpful phrase to refer to sanitary towels as ‘jam rags’, and it is unnecessary.”

ITV later published a statement saying: “A shopping list featured in the background of a scene on Friday’s episode of Emmerdale which included colloquial terms that some viewers considered inappropriate.

“We are looking into the matter and we apologise to any viewers if they were offended.”

However, Britain’s official media watchdog, Ofcom, said it hadn’t received any complaints about the scene.