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#The Sun

# the-sun - Sunday 12 August, 2018

NASA's Parker probe has finally gotten off the ground - and is headed for the Sun

After an aborted launch yesterday, the Parker space probe finally got its seven-year mission to the Sun under way this morning.

# the-sun - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

A lot of people are talking about The Sun's front page

‘Great Britain or Great Betrayal.’

# the-sun - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

From The42 England star Raheem Sterling defends gun tattoo amid tabloid outrage New Ink

England star Raheem Sterling defends gun tattoo amid tabloid outrage

The England winger came in for criticism from The Sun newspaper after showing off the ink, but has now explained that it has a deeper meaning than glorifying weapons.

# the-sun - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn hits back at The Sun's 'commie spy' claims, calling them 'a little bit James Bond' From Jezza With Love This post contains videos

Jeremy Corbyn hits back at The Sun's 'commie spy' claims, calling them 'a little bit James Bond'

The British Labour leader says UK ‘media barons’ are running scared.

# the-sun - Saturday 30 December, 2017

From The42 Eddie Hearn removes Ohara Davies from London show for 'unacceptable' Sun comments Suspended

Eddie Hearn removes Ohara Davies from London show for 'unacceptable' Sun comments

Davies’ support for The Sun newspaper was widely condemned, most notably by sportspeople from Liverpool.

# the-sun - Friday 22 December, 2017

FactCheck: Was the burgundy passport 'enforced' on Britain when it joined the EU?

Today the Conservative Party said the UK’s exit from the EU gives it an opportunity to restore its national identity.

'Stunning Brexit victory': The Sun claims credit for UK passports becoming blue again

In its story announcing the news, The Sun said that the UK government had agreed to its demands.

# the-sun - Saturday 18 November, 2017

The UK Sun lashes out at Leo Varadkar, says he should 'shut his gob on Brexit and grow up'

The Sun’s editorial comment came following strong words from Varadkar at a European Union summit in Sweden yesterday.

# the-sun - Friday 17 November, 2017

From The Daily Edge BBC's Newsnight expertly trolled The Sun after its front page said BBC staff sleep on the job Exclusively Reveal

# the-sun - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax avoids jail

Six years ago Darren Martyn and others redirected users from The Sun’s website to a page that said Rupert Murdoch was dead.

# the-sun - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

''Terror at the Arena' - British papers react to Manchester atrocity

The Sun described the attack as a “Slaughter of the Innocents”.

# the-sun - Monday 15 May, 2017

Kelvin MacKenzie leaves Sun 'by mutual consent' after comparing footballer to gorilla

The columnist was suspended from the newspaper after making the controversial comments.

# the-sun - Thursday 4 May, 2017

The Sun has mistakenly reported that Prince Philip has died

The article appeared on site for a few minutes before being removed, but still shows up on Google.

# the-sun - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax is now cybercrime fighter, court told

He told gardaí he took part in the hacking in retaliation for the UK media company’s involvement in the phone hacking scandal.

# the-sun - Saturday 22 April, 2017

The Sun apologises for Ross Barkley column, says 'there was never any slur intended'

The column by Kelvin MacKenzie compared Barkley to a gorilla.

# the-sun - Friday 14 April, 2017

Sun suspends Kelvin MacKenzie over 'unfunny' Ross Barkley column

Merseyside Police are investigating whether his comments constitute a ‘racial hate crime’.

# the-sun - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Some British newspapers had a different perspective on the death of Martin McGuinness

The Daily Mail in the UK ran with a picture depicting IRA bombings.

# the-sun - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Hacker avoids jail after sending readers of The Sun to page saying Rupert Murdoch had killed himself

Judge Martin Nolan said that as far as he knew, “Mr Murdoch is still happily living.”

# the-sun - Friday 10 February, 2017

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Liverpool punish The Sun, Ireland call on Best back-up and all today's sport Friday This post contains videos

We'll Leave it There So: Liverpool punish The Sun, Ireland call on Best back-up and all today's sport

Plus, Gareth Bale looks set to be fit for Wales’ crucial World Cup qualifier with Ireland in March.

From The42 Liverpool FC ban The Sun's reporters from club over infamous Hillsborough coverage Punishment

Liverpool FC ban The Sun's reporters from club over infamous Hillsborough coverage

The Premier League side have punished the paper following the notorious ‘The Truth’ story in the wake of the 1989 disaster.

# the-sun - Friday 4 November, 2016

Today's British tabloids are not one bit impressed with yesterday's Brexit decision

Yesterday London’s High Court ruled that parliament, and not the sitting government, must approve the start of Britain’s exit from the EU.

# the-sun - Sunday 7 August, 2016

From The42 Jurgen Klopp refuses to answer question from The Sun journalist Stance

Jurgen Klopp refuses to answer question from The Sun journalist

It is unclear whether the manager’s decision is related to the paper’s coverage of the Hillsborough disaster.

# the-sun - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Channel 4 reporter says the Sun's hijab criticism "won't stop me from doing my job"

The column was written by the former editor of the newspaper.

# the-sun - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

From The42 Colin Murray quits TalkSport following takeover by Sun owner Principle

Colin Murray quits TalkSport following takeover by Sun owner

The presenter said he had been offered a contract with the station until 2019.

# the-sun - Friday 8 July, 2016

'Reptiles and traitors' - how The Sun described Charles Kennedy and Robin Cook over Iraq War

The Murdoch-owned tabloid demonised Kennedy as a “spineless reptile”, and featured Cook on a dartboard of anti-war ‘traitors’.

# the-sun - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

The Sun defends "significantly misleading" front page about Queen backing Brexit

The IPSO ruling said that the headline was “not supported by the text”.

# the-sun - Sunday 27 March, 2016

The Sun censured over claim that one in five Muslims support Isis

The story generated more than 3,000 complaints.

# the-sun - Thursday 26 November, 2015

The Times backtracks on 'misleading' claim from The Sun's Isis sympathy poll

The papers are owned by Rupert Murdoch and both incorrectly reported that one in five British Muslims had sympathy for Isis.

# the-sun - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Confirmed: Rebekah Brooks is back in charge of The Sunday Times and The Sun

She left the organisation in 2011 and received a €22 million payoff.

# the-sun - Sunday 23 August, 2015

What would happen if the sun disappeared right now?

It wouldn’t be the best thing that could happen.

# the-sun - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 of the most Irish things to ever happen in the sunshine In The Sun

11 of the most Irish things to ever happen in the sunshine

We flourish in the sun. Once a year.

# the-sun - Thursday 7 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 of the finest face-stuffing selfies in support of Ed Miliband Je Suis Ed

11 of the finest face-stuffing selfies in support of Ed Miliband

Solidarity in gob-packing.

# the-sun - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge The 'Milifandom' founder has accused Rupert Murdoch of sending reporters to her home Milifandom

The 'Milifandom' founder has accused Rupert Murdoch of sending reporters to her home

The teenager had some questions for Murdoch and The Sun.

# the-sun - Monday 20 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Over 200,000 people have signed a petition to get Katie Hopkins fired Katie Hopkins

Over 200,000 people have signed a petition to get Katie Hopkins fired

Criticism of the reality TV contestant turned columnist is coming to a head.

# the-sun - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Katie Hopkins under fire for calling migrants "cockroaches"

She also advocated turning gunships on migrants trying to cross the UK border.

# the-sun - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 little things all Irish people must do before the sun disappears Time Is Running Out

8 little things all Irish people must do before the sun disappears

It’s running out… for now.

# the-sun - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From The42 Former footballer Clarke Carlisle speaks out over suicide attempt Interview

Former footballer Clarke Carlisle speaks out over suicide attempt

The 35-year-old hopes to help others suffering from depression after revealing he attempted to take his own life in December.

# the-sun - Friday 23 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge The Sun's head of PR apologises after Page 3 death threats Page 3

The Sun's head of PR apologises after Page 3 death threats

Dylan, 30-something, The Sun.

# the-sun - Thursday 22 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 of the best reactions to The Sun trolling the entire UK Page 3

8 of the best reactions to The Sun trolling the entire UK

The newspaper announced last night that Page 3 is still very much alive. And we must scream.

Poll: Page 3 ... Hideously sexist or 'just a bit of fun'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Page 3 ... Hideously sexist or 'just a bit of fun'?

There’s been support for the feature from some unlikely quarters. What do you think?

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