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#Controversial

# controversial - Friday 30 September, 2016

From The42 Wiggins lashes out against 'ludicrous' calls to make TUEs public Stance

Wiggins lashes out against 'ludicrous' calls to make TUEs public

It’s been a difficult week for the former Tour de France winner.

# controversial - Thursday 15 September, 2016

From The42 Man United begin Europa League campaign with defeat after controversial winner Disappointment

Man United begin Europa League campaign with defeat after controversial winner

Tonny Vilhena struck late in the second half as the Dutch outfit downed Jose Mourinho’s men.

# controversial - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The42 'I don't know what you're supposed to do with your arm in that situation' - Boyle on penalty decision Hard Done By

'I don't know what you're supposed to do with your arm in that situation' - Boyle on penalty decision

The defender felt aggrieved by referee Deniz Aytekin’s call in the second half of tonight’s Champions League play-off.

# controversial - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From The42 'AIBA a f*****g disgrace to sport!' Paddy Barnes and others react to Michael Conlan's Olympics loss Reaction

'AIBA a f*****g disgrace to sport!' Paddy Barnes and others react to Michael Conlan's Olympics loss

“I thought Katie’s was really bad yesterday, but this takes the biscuit.”

# controversial - Thursday 11 August, 2016

New bill in Italy aims to jail parents who impose vegan diet on children

The bill follows a series of high-profile cases in which children became ill after allegedly being restricted to a vegan diet.

# controversial - Monday 8 August, 2016

There was an "unlawful entry" at the Moore St battlefield site this morning

The government also says workers at the site are being harassed.

# controversial - Thursday 4 August, 2016

From The42 Russian boxers cleared to fight at Rio 2016 Controversial

Russian boxers cleared to fight at Rio 2016

The IOC’s review panel has granted permission for the 11 athletes to compete at this month’s Games.

# controversial - Thursday 21 July, 2016

From The42 The NFL's most controversial concussion doctor is retiring Wave Goodbye

The NFL's most controversial concussion doctor is retiring

Elliot Pellman spent 30 years with the NFL, including time as the New York Jets’ team doctor

# controversial - Saturday 9 July, 2016

From The42 Aidan O'Shea tricks the referee into awarding Mayo a crucial penalty with blatant dive Controversial

# controversial - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Denmark has confiscated thousands of euros from immigrants under controversial new laws

Police in Copenhagen took the money from two men and three women from Iran.

# controversial - Sunday 5 June, 2016

From The42 'I wouldn't be betraying Britain by fighting for Pakistan in Rio' - Amir Khan Controversial

'I wouldn't be betraying Britain by fighting for Pakistan in Rio' - Amir Khan

The Bolton-born fighter is considering the option but the WBC is vowing to impose two-year bans on any pros who fight at the Olympics.

# controversial - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

From The42 Controversial tennis star Tomic regrets '$10 million' outburst Mistake

Controversial tennis star Tomic regrets '$10 million' outburst

The player is trying to repair his public image as he prepares for the second round of the French Open.

# controversial - Monday 16 May, 2016

Cancer charity brands minister's smoking comments "unhelpful and irresponsible"

Finian McGrath said that he personally supports smoking areas in pubs and restaurants.

# controversial - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Model defends controversial 'upskirt' Calvin Klein ad

Some people have described the image as predatory.

# controversial - Thursday 12 May, 2016

From The42 Jack Grealish named in England U21 squad Controversial

Jack Grealish named in England U21 squad

After a controversial country switch, Grealish will make his first English appearance soon.

# controversial - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Child benefit tied to school attendance in draft programme for government

The clause says the measure is to “address poor attendance within some families”.

# controversial - Monday 9 May, 2016

From The42 Tomás O Sé apologises for Dublin 'scumbag' claim Slip Of The Tongue

Tomás O Sé apologises for Dublin 'scumbag' claim

The Kerry legend backtracked on social media for his remarks on national radio.

# controversial - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Gerry Adams: “I’ve never seen myself as white. That’s only skin deep."

The Sinn Féin leader has again defended his comparison of Irish nationalists with African-American slaves.

# controversial - Sunday 17 April, 2016

From The42 Vardy controversially sent off for diving before Leicester find a 95th-minute equaliser Red Card

Vardy controversially sent off for diving before Leicester find a 95th-minute equaliser

Premier League leaders Leicester had to battle back to claim a 2-2 draw with West Ham.

# controversial - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey

Yesterday saw the second wave of deportations.

# controversial - Thursday 31 March, 2016

From The42 Uefa cite ‘Manchester is full of sh*t’ chant but ignore songs on tragedies Controversial

Uefa cite ‘Manchester is full of sh*t’ chant but ignore songs on tragedies

The governing body only notes one song in their charge sheet from the recent Europa League clash.

# controversial - Saturday 20 February, 2016

From The42 'It was a dark time' - James McClean opens up on supporter abuse Controversial

'It was a dark time' - James McClean opens up on supporter abuse

The midfielder feels that his actions are being blown out of proportion.

# controversial - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

From The42 Pacquiao fired by Nike after homophobic comments Crossed The Line

Pacquiao fired by Nike after homophobic comments

The former Filipino boxing champion described gay couples as ‘worse than animals’.

# controversial - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Controversial proposal to strip convicted terrorists of French nationality passed

It’s one of a tough set of measures proposed by President Francois Hollande.

# controversial - Thursday 28 January, 2016

From The42 Fury escapes punishment for comments on women, homosexuality and abortion Controversial

Fury escapes punishment for comments on women, homosexuality and abortion

The world heavyweight champion has not broken the law, so boxing authorities feel they cannot interfere.

# controversial - Saturday 16 January, 2016

From The42 Terry bags own-goal then pops up with dramatic 98th-minute equaliser Controversial

Terry bags own-goal then pops up with dramatic 98th-minute equaliser

The Chelsea captain appeared to be in an offside position before drawing level with Everton, however.

# controversial - Friday 15 January, 2016

From The42 'Sick' Aussie tennis star retires from Sydney event amid controversy Sick Note

'Sick' Aussie tennis star retires from Sydney event amid controversy

Bernard Tomic said his withdrawal was due to illness despite being overheard telling the umpire about his of lack interest.

# controversial - Monday 11 January, 2016

From The42 Messi, Ronaldo snub each other in Ballon d'Or voting Controversial

Messi, Ronaldo snub each other in Ballon d'Or voting

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Arjen Robben both snubbed the Madrid star as well.

# controversial - Saturday 9 January, 2016

From The42 Club proposes to kick British Army side out of championship Controversial

Club proposes to kick British Army side out of championship

After much debate, the Irish Guards were officially recognised as a London GAA club last September.

# controversial - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Remember this hugely controversial fitness company? It's back with a new TV ad

Protein World was accused of sexism and ‘fat shaming’ with its ‘beach body ready’ ad last summer.

# controversial - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Influx of refugees to Europe is "an organised invasion" - Czech President

Milos Zemen says that men should instead be staying to fight Isis.

# controversial - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Adult sleepovers are getting seriously popular and it's divided the internet Slumber Party This post contains a poll
From The Daily Edge Adult sleepovers are getting seriously popular and it's divided the internet Slumber Party This post contains a poll

# controversial - Friday 13 November, 2015

Christmas Kingdom WILL be going ahead in Malahide

This follows another meeting earlier today between local organisations and community representatives.

# controversial - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Brenda Power draws parallels between criticism of Traveller article and Charlie Hebdo

The Irish Daily Mail columnist has been told by the DPP that she will face no action over the opinion piece.

# controversial - Thursday 5 November, 2015

First man arrested under new prostitution laws in the North

A Bill to introduce similar legislation south of the border is currently in the works.

# controversial - Saturday 3 October, 2015

From The42 David James seems to think David de Gea is not even Man United's best goalkeeper Controversial

David James seems to think David de Gea is not even Man United's best goalkeeper

The former Liverpool and Man City goalkeeper’s comments on Match of the Daylast weekend are belatedly causing a stir online.

# controversial - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Would you take offence at being called a West Brit? The term has a muddled history

Sinn Féin’s Micheal Mac Donncha caused controversy when he made the remarks earlier this week.

# controversial - Friday 25 September, 2015

From The42 The dates for a pre-Christmas 2022 World Cup have been officially confirmed Controversial

The dates for a pre-Christmas 2022 World Cup have been officially confirmed

The move will heavily disrupt scheduling for the Premier League and several other competitions.

# controversial - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

From The42 Alex Feguson says he only worked with 4 world class players during his 26 years with United Controversial