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China 'Sexy tea' shop apologises for calling women 'bargains'

Sexy Tea shop had referred to women as a "bargain" on one of its mugs, adding that customers could pick up women while waiting for their drinks.

The shop had in the past also sold tea bags with the slogan "Master, I want you" along with images of tadpoles.

The shop later said it had no intention of "disrespecting women".

It added that it would recall its latest range of mugs and was "very ashamed" of its latest creation.

Australia PM apologises to adviser who alleges she was raped in parliament

Brittany Higgins said she had feared losing her job after the 2019 incident, and had little support from her bosses.

Ms Higgins, 26, gave a TV interview on Monday that has prompted shock and outrage over her treatment.

Mr Morrison apologised for the way Ms Higgins' complaint was handled.

The allegations are now under a renewed police investigation.

Mr Morrison said he was "shattered" by her claims, and had called for a review into parliament's environment and culture.

Eminem uses song to say sorry to Rihanna for backing Chris Brown

Eminem raps on his track Zeus: "And wholeheartedly apologies Rihanna for that song that leaked/I'm sorry, Rih, it wasn't meant to cause you grief."

He was referring to a decade-old song that leaked in 2019, on which he said "of course I side with Chris Brown".

Zeus appears on Eminem's surprise album Music to be Murdered By Side B.

The album, which accompanies January's Music to be Murdered By, was released on Friday.

New Orleans mayor to apologise for 1891 lynching of Italian-Americans

Some of the victims had been accused of murdering a police chief, but were acquitted after a trial.

Angry about the verdict, a mob of racist vigilantes in the city attacked and publicly hanged them.

Mayor LaToya Cantrell is due to apologise for the killing - believed to be the largest recorded lynching in US history - on 12 April.

She will issue the apology at an Italian-American cultural centre in the city, a spokesman told the Associated Press news agency.

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LeBron James apologises for 'Jewish money' Instagram post

James was called out over the lyric - which comes from a song by US rapper 21 Savage - after he shared it with his 45.8m followers on Instagram.

US journalist Darren Rovell was among those drawing attention to the post, saying it was "offensive".

But James said it was not his intent "to hurt anyone" with Saturday's post.

"Apologies, for sure, if I offended anyone," he told sports channel ESPNĀ on Sunday. "That's not why I chose to share that lyric. I always [post lyrics]. That's what I do. I ride in my car, I listen to great music, and that was the byproduct of it.

Priyanka Chopra: US writer sorry for 'scam artist' comment

Mariah Smith said she took "full responsibility for what I wrote, and I was wrong. I am truly sorry".

The article in The Cut, a New York-based website, has since been taken down.

Many Indians had jumped to Ms Chopra's defence and accused The Cut of racism.

However Ms Smith said she did not "condone racism, xenophobia, or sexism".

It follows an earlier apology from The Cut, which said the article "did not meet our standards".

Ms Chopra and Mr Jonas married last weekend in the city of Jodhpur in India's north-western Rajasthan state.

Chairman sorry for flawed closing ceremony

Organising committee chairman Beattie has apologised for the decision to have athletes enter the venue before the broadcast began, which denied inspirational para-athlete Fearnley the chance to carry the flag in front of a television audience.

The move prompted anger towards organisers, particularly from presenters for broadcast rights holders the Seven Network, while the ceremony has been labelled overall as underwhelming and lacking star power.

Tearful David Warner apologises over ball tampering scandal

With tears rolling down his face, Warner apologised for his part in the cheating and vowed to earn the public's respect again.

He said he now understood that he needed to make changes in his life, and he would be seeking help with that.

An inquiry by Cricket Australia found that Warner came up with the plan to tamper with the ball and then instructed a junior player, Cameron Bancroft, in how he went about it.

Warner said he took full responsibility for his actions, but refused to answer questions about whether other players were involved.

Jones sorry for offensive remarks

A video has emerged of Jones making the remarks at an event for Japanese company Fuso last July.

The Australian said: "We've played 23 Tests, we've only lost one Test to the scummy Irish.

"I am still dirty about that game. We'll get that back, we'll get that back don't worry. We've got them next year at home, we'll get them back."

Jones also reflected on his time as Japan head coach, making reference to a 125-0 defeat for the Under-20 national team against their Wales counterparts soon after he took over the Brave Blossoms.

Pope Francis sorry for upsetting abuse victims

He said he realised his words hurt many, but repeated his belief that Chilean Bishop Juan Barros was innocent.

The pontiff was speaking to journalists on board a plane flying back to Rome.

Last week, he had said that victims who had accused Bishop Barros were committing slander.

The Pope was openly criticised by Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston, who said he left victims of sexual abuse committed by priests feeling abandoned.