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involving controversy

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MORE than a million viewers have switched off ITV since it controversially ditched News At Ten .
Summary: The first one-day international between England and West Indies at Headingley was controversially abandoned without a ball being bowled.
The 850-strong battalion was controversially moved from southern Iraq to fill in for US troops now attacking Fallujah.
Sadlier had already been booked for a first-half foul on David Oldfield, and was controversially dismissed when he put the ball in the net after referee Robert Styles had blown the whistle for a foul.
The Reds surrendered an early lead to lose 2-1 at home to Chelsea after Rodgers recalled the seven players he had controversially omitted against Real Madrid in midweek.
Even more controversially, he more controversially, he e argues that the common popular opinion of The Great War as being a pointless, futile slaughter that achieved nothing is a relatively recent seismic shift of opinion.
Summary: The US state of Georgia has controversially executed convicted murderer, Troy Davis, in a high-profile case.
While the Welsh management launched an appeal believing one of WELSH cyclist Sam Harrison agonisingly missed out on a Commonwealth Games bronze medal and was also controversially denied the chance of gaining another podium finish.
But the goal was controversially chalked off and the Shakers were forced to settle for a point.
The Irish controversially missed out on a place at the World Cup finals following a play-off defeat to France, where Thierry Henry handled the ball in the lead up to Les Bleus' winning goal.
Frances was controversially jailed for life on Wednesday - with an order she serve a minimum nine years - for murdering her beloved brain-damaged son Tom, 22, with an overdose of heroin.
BILLINGHAM Town were left fuming after they lost 2-1 at Esh Winning to a late goal and a controversially disallowed strike.
Garrow controversially wins and detestable Cole is acquitted much to the disappointment of Lady Sarah.
Private equity firm Texas Pacific Group (TPG) - which, along with CVC Capital Partners and Merrill Lynch, controversially took the retailer private in 2003 and saddled it with a huge debt burden before refloating it in 2006 - sold its entire 9.
Summary: A Scottish lawyer for the Lockerbie bomber rubbished reports that Abdelbaset al-Megrahi had died after a British news channel reported he had passed away, two months after he was controversially