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#Police

# police - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Police raid French Rugby Federation headquarters

The search is part of an investigation into alleged favouritism from FFR president Bernard Laporte.

# police - Sunday 21 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Murder investigation launched following death of man (53) in Belfast flat London Road

Murder investigation launched following death of man (53) in Belfast flat

A 25-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman were arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder.

# police - Saturday 20 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Thai police arrest Asian wildlife trafficking 'kingpin' caught smuggling €800k of rhino horns Endangered Species

Thai police arrest Asian wildlife trafficking 'kingpin' caught smuggling €800k of rhino horns

He was caught smuggling 14 rhino horns from Africa to Thailand.

# police - Thursday 18 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie School lockdown lifted after capture of escaped wolf in UK On The Run

School lockdown lifted after capture of escaped wolf in UK

The sanctuary has said that the wolf’s enclosure gate may have been left open deliberately.

# police - Thursday 11 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 600 people arrested in Tunisia after three nights of widespread unrest Tunisia

Over 600 people arrested in Tunisia after three nights of widespread unrest

The latest unrest saw a provincial police station torched, Molotov cocktails hurled at police and tear gas fired.

From TheJournal.ie French police recover some of the jewels stolen in last night's Ritz heist Paris

French police recover some of the jewels stolen in last night's Ritz heist

Three suspects have been detained, while two others are still on the run.

# police - Sunday 7 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie US police apologise to victims after throwing away untested rape kits Justice

US police apologise to victims after throwing away untested rape kits

The Fayetteville police force in North Carolina has admitted it threw away more than 300 rape kits.

# police - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man found dead after fall at construction site in London's Canary Wharf Tragedy

Man found dead after fall at construction site in London's Canary Wharf

The man is believed to have fallen into a deep trench at the site.

# police - Monday 1 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Death toll rises in Iran unrest as protesters 'attempt to take over police stations and military bases' Riots

Death toll rises in Iran unrest as protesters 'attempt to take over police stations and military bases'

President Hassan Rouhani called for a calm but stressed that people were free to express criticism.

# police - Friday 29 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Putting jam on the cake': Authorities knew Birmingham Six evidence 'enhanced' years before release State Papers 1987

'Putting jam on the cake': Authorities knew Birmingham Six evidence 'enhanced' years before release

Newly released state papers have shed light on the behind the scenes interactions between the British and Irish governments during the Birmingham Sixes’ first appeal.

# police - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie How Europol is fighting a war online against Islamic extremists Terrorism

How Europol is fighting a war online against Islamic extremists

More than 45,000 extremist messages in two years have been removed from the internet due to Europol’s intervention.

# police - Saturday 23 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Woman awoke to find man holding her down by the throat during burglary Lurgan

Woman awoke to find man holding her down by the throat during burglary

Police said two other men were also involved in the “terrifying ordeal”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Blindness, removal of the spleen': Study finds rubber bullets are not safe Crowd Control

'Blindness, removal of the spleen': Study finds rubber bullets are not safe

The US study found three in every 100 people injured by rubber bullets died as a result.

# police - Friday 22 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman in stable condition after being injured in Melbourne car attack Australia

Irish woman in stable condition after being injured in Melbourne car attack

Of the 20 people injured, three remain in a critical condition.

# police - Thursday 21 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over attempted murder of police officer in Derry New IRA

Man arrested over attempted murder of police officer in Derry

Police believe the New IRA are responsible for this cowardly attack,” a detective said.

From TheJournal.ie 'No evidence to suggest terrorism' after car is driven into crowd in Melbourne Australia This post contains videos

'No evidence to suggest terrorism' after car is driven into crowd in Melbourne

19 people have been injured, some critically, and two men have been arrested.

# police - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over racially aggravated assault on Man City footballer Raheem Sterling

Man arrested over racially aggravated assault on Man City footballer

The 23-year-old was reportedly kicked and racially abused as he arrived at the training ground to prepare for Saturday’s match.

From TheJournal.ie Two missing children found after search in London Appeal

Two missing children found after search in London

Their mother was taken to hospital last night.

# police - Monday 18 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie No foul play in death of Dutch woman in Gran Canaria Investigation

No foul play in death of Dutch woman in Gran Canaria

Police spoke to her Irish partner yesterday afternoon.

# police - Sunday 17 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ex-wife of former NBA star Lorenzen Wright charged with his murder, seven years after his body was discovered Memphis

Ex-wife of former NBA star Lorenzen Wright charged with his murder, seven years after his body was discovered

Wright’s body was found in suburban Memphis on 28 July, 2010.

# police - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ex-PSNI officer jailed for attempting to buy gun, ammunition and silencer on 'dark web' Belfast

Ex-PSNI officer jailed for attempting to buy gun, ammunition and silencer on 'dark web'

Allen Kennedy (31) has been ordered to spend 5.5 years in prison and 5.5 years on licence.

# police - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie One person killed and 18 injured after explosion at gas pipeline in Austria Baumgarten

One person killed and 18 injured after explosion at gas pipeline in Austria

The cause of the explosion is not yet known.

# police - Monday 11 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Murder investigation launched after 3 children die in house fire Greater Manchester

Murder investigation launched after 3 children die in house fire

A three-year-old girl is currently in a critical condition and a 35-year-old woman is currently in a serious condition in hospital.

# police - Friday 8 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two London men who sprayed corrosive fluid in the face of two women get 28 years in jail Ammonia

Two London men who sprayed corrosive fluid in the face of two women get 28 years in jail

The men were part of a gang who robbed a store earlier this year.

# police - Thursday 7 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Three people reported dead after shooting at US high school New Mexico

Three people reported dead after shooting at US high school

The school in New Mexico was evacuated earlier.

# police - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two teenagers arrested after planning attack with guns and explosives on school Australia

Two teenagers arrested after planning attack with guns and explosives on school

The two boys – aged 16 and 18 – are in custody.

# police - Friday 24 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Police believe 'altercation erupted between two men' before incident in London Oxford Circus This post contains videos

Police believe 'altercation erupted between two men' before incident in London

Nine people were taken to hospital after the incident in the Oxford Street area.

# police - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Chicago police officer given 5 years in prison for shooting car full of 5 teenagers Shooting

Chicago police officer given 5 years in prison for shooting car full of 5 teenagers

Marco Proano said he fired to protect a teen hanging out of the window of the car.

# police - Sunday 19 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie French police officer kills three before taking his own life Paris

French police officer kills three before taking his own life

He also shot one victim’s sister in the leg and killed the family dog.

From TheJournal.ie Body found in search for missing UK teenager Gaia Pope

Body found in search for missing UK teenager

The 19-year-old’s disappearance sparked a wide public campaign and search to try to find her.

# police - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie French woman fakes her own kidnapping to hide affair from boyfriend Extreme Measures

French woman fakes her own kidnapping to hide affair from boyfriend

25-year-old Sandy Gaillard came up with the ruse last July.

From TheJournal.ie Seven UK police officers hospitalised after incident with chemical substance during routine arrest Oxford

Seven UK police officers hospitalised after incident with chemical substance during routine arrest

Officers were conducting an arrest when they became aware of a chemical hazard in the building.

# police - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 94-year-old Arizona woman frees herself from attempted kidnap after seven hours locked in boot of car Phoenix

94-year-old Arizona woman frees herself from attempted kidnap after seven hours locked in boot of car

The elderly woman was locked in the boot of her own car by a man, who then drove the car to a nearby shopping complex and parked it there.

# police - Thursday 2 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Suspected burglar gets stuck in takeaway vent for seven hours Birmingham

Suspected burglar gets stuck in takeaway vent for seven hours

He was spotted after shouting to passers-by for help.

# police - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New York City attacker charged with terrorism offences Manhattan

New York City attacker charged with terrorism offences

Eight people were killed in New York’s worst attack since 11 September 2001.

From TheJournal.ie Nurse arrested after refusing to draw blood from unconscious patient settles case for $500,000 Utah

Nurse arrested after refusing to draw blood from unconscious patient settles case for $500,000

Wubbels plans to use part of the money to fund legal help for others trying to get similar body-camera video.

# police - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with murder of 51-year-old woman in Belfast Anne O'neill

Man charged with murder of 51-year-old woman in Belfast

The woman was discovered in her back garden on Saturday.

# police - Saturday 21 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Suspect arrested after four people stabbed in Munich knife attack Arrest

Suspect arrested after four people stabbed in Munich knife attack

A detained suspect “very strongly resembles” the perpetrator of the attacks, according to the Munich police.

# police - Friday 20 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Despicable': Pensioner with Alzheimer's targeted by fake builders in robbery England

'Despicable': Pensioner with Alzheimer's targeted by fake builders in robbery

The men took money from the victim’s wallet and brought him out of the house to withdraw savings from his bank account.

# police - Thursday 19 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Three of Northern Ireland's top police officers are being investigated PSNI

Three of Northern Ireland's top police officers are being investigated

The men deny the allegations.