UK: Bomb squad and police called to Tesco supermarket in Farnworth

A bomb disposal squad and police were called to a supermarket in Farnworth after a suspected explosives attack. Members of the Army’s Royal Logistic Corps’ Bomb Disposal unit were called to the Tesco superstore in Long Causeway at around 9.30am Read More …

UK: Man jailed for spitting at Brighton police officers while claiming to have coronavirus

A man has been jailed for spitting at three police officers in Brighton while claiming to have coronavirus. Peter Davy, 65, unemployed, of Albion Street, Brighton pleaded guilty to all charges over the incident on Saturday – including three of assault, Read More …

Fermanagh: Police anger at bomb hoax during virus efforts

A senior police officer has condemned dissident republicans for causing a security alert in County Fermanagh. A controlled explosion was carried out on a suspicious object, which was spotted by a member of the public at Clogh near Rosslea. It Read More …

Ireland: Quarry searched and three arrested in dissident pipe bomb probe

Gardai were continuing to search a quarry last night where it is suspected pipe bombs were being made by dissident Republicans. The search operation at a rural location on the Carlow/Kildare border follows the arrest of three men today by Read More …

Europol: Rise of fake ‘corona cures’ revealed in global counterfeit medicine operation

Europol has supported a global operation to target trafficking counterfeit medicines. Operation Pangea, coordinated by INTERPOL and involved 90 countries worldwide, took place between 3 and 10 March 2020. The pandemic has opened up a business opportunity for predatory criminals. Read More …

Newcastle: Man Pleads Guilty to Preparing Others to Commit Acts of Terrorism

Man from Newcastle Pleads Guilty to Preparing Others to Commit Acts of Terrorism and Inciting Terrorism Overseas A man from Newcastle has today, Friday March 20, pleaded guilty to Terrorism Offences following an investigation by Counter Terrorism Policing North East. Read More …

Another arrest as police continue their investigation into suspicious device found in a car in Luton

Officers have searched four properties in Newcastle and another man has been arrested as police continue the investigation into a suspicious device found in a vehicle in Luton. At around 7.20am on Friday, March 6, police were called to reports Read More …

UK: Bomb squad called and two held after suspicious device found in car in Luton

Two men have been arrested after a suspicious device was found in a car in Luton, Bedfordshire. Bomb disposal experts were sent to the scene and the device was later deemed to be not viable. Police were called to the Read More …