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# Scandal

This year
Ex-Spain football boss in court over World Cup kiss scandal
Luis Rubiales has repeatedly insisted the act was consensual.
EU parliament tightens lobbying rules for ex-MEPs following bribery scandal
The reform comes following the alleged bribery of members said to have been paid to push the interests of Qatar and Morocco.
Real Madrid to appear as 'injured party' in Barca referee scandal case
Spanish prosecutors charged the Catalan club with corruption on Friday.
Air India fined over passenger's urination incident during flight
A man allegedly relieved himself on a 72-year-old woman seated in business class.
Last year
Juventus scandal rumbles on as accounts stay deep in the red
The shareholders of Italy’s biggest football club are set to meet to approve the latest disastrous set of accounts
‘It’s closer to Game of Thrones’ - The story of football’s biggest administration scandal
Writer and producer Miles Coleman on the Netflix documentary series ‘Fifa Uncovered’.
Ministers, ex-PM targeted in Greece wiretap scandal
Illegal software was used in collaboration with technology employed by Greece’s state intelligence agency.
US grandmaster Niemann sues chess champion Carlsen over cheating charges
The lawsuit is the latest move in a scandal that has rocked the world of chess.
Bank of Ireland hit with record €100.5 million fine over tracker mortgage scandal
The bank denied nearly 16,000 of its customers access to cheaper tracker mortgages.
The bank was sanctioned for denying nearly 16,000 customers access to cheaper tracker mortgages.
The Central Bank said Bank of Ireland’s failures resulted in the loss of 50 properties, including 25 family homes.
Bank of Ireland admitted in full to 81 separate regulatory breaches.
Tunisian press slams 'scandal' at Africa Cup of Nations
Mali were leading 1-0 when Janny Sikazwe signalled the end of the match after 85 minutes.
All time
The former Ireland international who’s become a leading advocate in football’s me-too movement
Ciara McCormack on the NWSL abuse scandal and other similar controversies that have plagued sport.
Iceland football federation resigns en masse over sex assault scandal
KSI chairman, Gudni Bergsson, had already departed late on Sunday.
Leinster's quarter-final spot confirmed as Toulon rage at 'scandal'
Leo Cullen’s men will face Exeter or Lyon next weekend.
Another Olympic chief resigns over insulting remark
The Tokyo 2021 creative director stepped down after his ‘very, very inappropriate’ ‘Olympig’ jibe.
Former athletics chief Lamine Diack found guilty of doping cover-up
87-year-old Diack was sentenced to four years in prison, of which two are suspended.
The story behind the scandal that shook US sport
Director Jon Shenk speaks about his new documentary ‘Athlete A’ and how a deeply flawed system led to years of sexual abuse in gymnastics.
UK Athletics launches independent review into dealings with Alberto Salazar
Mo Farah’s former coach was banned from athletics for four years in October.
Felicity Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam
Prosecutors are asking for a month in prison, while her lawyers recommend a year of probation.
Banks offer average of €194,000 to people who lost homes due to tracker mortgage scandal
There were 99 homes lost as a result of lenders’ failings as well as 216 buy-to-let properties.
Bertie Ahern worried Ireland was 'a laughing stock with our stupid old pencils', so why was e-voting never introduced?
The history of e-voting in Ireland is a long, winding, costly saga.
'Unacceptable harm': The scandal that led to a record fine for one of Ireland's pillar banks
Permanent TSB has been fined €21 million for regulatory breaches affecting tracker mortgage customers.
Japan's Olympic Committee chief to step down amid corruption probe
Tsunekazu Takeda said the decision has ‘nothing to do with the investigation’ and will quit in June.
Second K-pop star quits over growing South Korean sex scandal
K-pop is a popular musical genre in South Korea.
Explainer: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is facing a political scandal ... what's it all about?
It centres around claims that a former attorney general was inappropriately pressured to prevent a prosecution.
Russian football stars turn themselves in to police after cafe clash
Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev have turned themselves in to the authorities following alleged involvement in an incident on Sunday.
Number of sex abuse cases against the Chilean clergy has tripled to 119
A total of 167 bishops, priests and lay members of the church are now under investigation for sexual crimes committed since 1960.
Taoiseach and Health Minister asked to explain why Cervical Check cases still ending up in court
Opposition parties are accusing the Taoiseach and Health Minister of lying.
Northern parties contemplating anti-Brexit alliance to oust Ian Paisley Jr
The controversial DUP MP is currently the subject of a holiday expenses scandal involving the government of Sri Lanka.
'She couldn't stay awake at the end' - Husband speaks of pain of wife's loss following cervical misdiagnosis
Julie Dingivan passed away in April 2017. The cervical check which missed her cancer diagnosis took place in 2009.
British minister resigns over lewd messages to women
Andrew Griffiths said he was “deeply ashamed” and would seek professional help.
Croatia World Cup success shifts spotlight from scandal
For the past few weeks Luka Modric’s side have been on everyone’s lips in the country of around four million people.
Doctor leading CervicalCheck inquiry now has access to searchable HSE documents
Dr Scally said that it had been difficult to obtain information in the format required.
Two more bishops resign in Chile over child sex abuse scandal
Several senior members of Chile’s Catholic Church are accused by victims of ignoring and covering up child abuse by paedophile priest Fernando Karadima.
'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.
Vicky Phelan says HSE has agreed to pay for her clinical trial cancer drug
Vicky Phelan received incorrect smear test results in 2011. She was subsequently diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2014.
How accurate are the CervicalCheck smear tests?
This question was not definitively answered at today’s Oireachtas committee.
English breast screening scandal: Up to 270 women may have had lives shortened over IT error
Health Minister Jeremy Hunt said that an independent inquiry is due to take place into the issue.
Cervical cancer memo to minister states Vicky Phelan case was not a patient safety incident
17 women whose cases were reviewed as part of an audit into the scheme have died.
World Rugby orders full review of Rugby Europe refereeing and eligibility mess
An independent committee will be formed on an emergency basis.
Tracker mortgage scandal: Overcharging total expected to reach €700 million
Padraig Kissane said he believes a further 5,000 cases not yet included in the investigation are impacted.