Competition Update: Innovative Research Call 2020 for Explosives and Weapons Detection

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition is seeking innovative proposals to develop and improve explosives and weapons detection capability. The Innovative Research Call (IRC) 2020 for Explosives and Weapons Detection is funded and supported by the Home Office, Department Read More …

Warning of theft of radioactive source in northern Mexico

The device is so dangerous because it houses a radioactive source of Iridium, a chemical element that is a transition metal Civil Protection authorities remain under alert after the theft of a dangerous radioactive source in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, was Read More …

Patient dies after ransomware attack reroutes her to remote hospital in Germany

A woman seeking emergency treatment for a life-threatening condition died after a ransomware attack crippled a nearby hospital in Duesseldorf, Germany, and forced her to obtain services from a more distant facility, it was widely reported on Thursday. German authorities Read More …

Counter-terrorism police arrest man after explosive device posted to London address

Counter-terrorism police have arrested a man in his 20s after a package containing a small improvised explosive device was sent to a residential address in north London. The Metropolitan police said the suspect was detained in Cambridge on Saturday morning Read More …

Explosive material found in Beirut port was stored for 15 years, says President Aoun

Several tonnes of highly explosive material found at Beirut’s port, just weeks after the same chemical was blamed for causing a massive detonation there, had been in storage for 15 years, the Lebanese president said on Friday. The army said Read More …

Afghanistan: VP Saleh Survives Kabul Blast, At Least 10 Killed

First Vice President Amrullah Saleh’s convoy was targeted early Wednesday morning in the Taimani area of PD 4 in Kabul city, Saleh’s office confirmed. Tariq Arian, Interior Ministry spokesman, confirmed 10 were killed and 16 were wounded in the Kabul Read More …

Manchester Arena bombing inquiry hears man ‘fobbed off’ by security when he warned about suicide attacker

Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi was challenged by a member of the public shortly before he detonated the bomb that killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert three years ago. The details of the confrontation emerged as a public Read More …