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Two men arrested over Jean McConville abduction and murder are let go
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Two men arrested over Jean McConville abduction and murder are let go

Dec 22nd 2014, 12:46 PM 8,904 Views 73 Comments

Eleven people have been arrested in the investigation.

Father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne found dead at his home
# RIP
# RIP

Father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne found dead at his home

Oct 30th 2014, 10:06 AM 48,703 Views 67 Comments

Michael Payne has struggled with alcoholism since his daughter’s death.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Sep 13th 2014, 8:00 PM 20,863 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s taking about a child abduction in Wexford, the discovery of Gerard Daly’s body and Michael Noonan’s good news.

There were 64 cases of children being abducted from Ireland last year
# Abduction
# Abduction

There were 64 cases of children being abducted from Ireland last year

Sep 12th 2014, 4:14 PM 17,634 Views 11 Comments

There were also 45 cases of abducted children being brought here.

It has been 100 days since the Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

It has been 100 days since the Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:06 PM 8,020 Views 26 Comments

A timeline of what has happened since 14 April.

Student uses psychology skills to convince kidnapper to set her free
# Abduction
# Abduction

Student uses psychology skills to convince kidnapper to set her free

Jun 11th 2014, 4:33 PM 25,308 Views 16 Comments

The woman was forced into a car and tied up in a car park near her college campus.

Madeleine McCann: Police search wasteland near holiday apartment
# Missing
# Missing

Madeleine McCann: Police search wasteland near holiday apartment

Jun 2nd 2014, 2:20 PM 26,322 Views 92 Comments

The area in Praia da Luz on the Algarve was cordoned off and police officers were seen in the area with sniffer dogs.

Man due in Omagh court over attempt to abduct child outside family home
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

Man due in Omagh court over attempt to abduct child outside family home

May 31st 2014, 12:22 PM 11,543 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Wednesday and police had been appealing for anyone with information about the man to come forward.

Boston College testimony used to bring veteran republican to court over Jean McConville
# Ivor Bell
# Ivor Bell

Boston College testimony used to bring veteran republican to court over Jean McConville

Mar 22nd 2014, 9:10 PM 25,203 Views 0 Comments

77-year-old Ivor Bell is accused of aiding and abetting in the murder. He was remanding in custody at a court appearance today.

77-year-old charged in connection with the murder of Jean McConville
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

77-year-old charged in connection with the murder of Jean McConville

Mar 21st 2014, 8:06 PM 14,126 Views 0 Comments

The 77-year-old, arrested earlier this week in West Belfast, also charged with membership of the IRA.

77-year-old man arrested in connection with Jean McConville murder
# Investigation
# Investigation

77-year-old man arrested in connection with Jean McConville murder

Mar 18th 2014, 1:37 PM 20,043 Views 102 Comments

Jean McConville was abducted by the IRA in 1972.

Ukranian activist says he was tortured and crucified
# Abduction
# Abduction

Ukranian activist says he was tortured and crucified

Jan 31st 2014, 9:49 AM 8,299 Views 11 Comments

Thirty-five-year-old Dmytro Bulatov appeared on national television today, more than a week after being reported missing.

Gardaí to launch free Child Rescue Ireland Alert app tomorrow
# Abduction
# Abduction

Gardaí to launch free Child Rescue Ireland Alert app tomorrow

Dec 3rd 2013, 4:46 PM 9,854 Views 17 Comments

It’s hoped the CRI alert app will be an added tool to help gardaí locate abducted children.

Court appearance for couple as authorities search for Maria's true identity
# Blonde Angel
# Blonde Angel

Court appearance for couple as authorities search for Maria's true identity

Oct 21st 2013, 12:42 PM 15,270 Views 53 Comments

The couple suspected of abducting the child are due to appear in court today.

Photo of new suspect in Madeleine McCann case to be released
# Public Appeal
# Public Appeal

Photo of new suspect in Madeleine McCann case to be released

Oct 9th 2013, 3:08 PM 33,613 Views 114 Comments

Metropolitan Police said they will release the ‘relevant material at the relevant time’.

Athlone incident reminds us to be vigilant when it comes to child safety, says RCNI
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Athlone incident reminds us to be vigilant when it comes to child safety, says RCNI

Sep 30th 2013, 2:12 PM 24,445 Views 78 Comments

The Rape Crisis Network of Ireland (RCNI) has urged anyone concerned about a neighbour to work with gardaí.

Photos: Kevin McGeever charged in court with wasting garda time
# Kidnap
# Kidnap

Photos: Kevin McGeever charged in court with wasting garda time

Jul 24th 2013, 2:11 PM 11,460 Views 0 Comments

MCGeever appeared in court in Roscommon today to face charges in relation to his alleged kidnapping.

British teacher found guilty of abduction after eloping with pupil, 15
# Runaway Teen
# Runaway Teen

British teacher found guilty of abduction after eloping with pupil, 15

Jun 20th 2013, 5:30 PM 10,886 Views 33 Comments

Jeremy Forrest and the schoolgirl moved to France and dyed their hair – with the schoolgirl saying she encouraged the relationship.

Man bundled into van by men in balaclavas in Down kidnapping
# Kidnap
# Kidnap

Man bundled into van by men in balaclavas in Down kidnapping

Jun 3rd 2013, 10:59 AM 7,940 Views 14 Comments

The 27-year-old was released uninjured later that day but police are appealing for witnesses.

Second suspect arrested over Indian girl's rape
# India
# India

Second suspect arrested over Indian girl's rape

Apr 22nd 2013, 9:05 AM 8,977 Views 26 Comments

Police in New Dehli have arrested a second suspect in their investigation into the abduction and rape of a five-year-old girl in the city last week.

Man arrested in connection with Kevin McGeever abduction
# Co Galway
# Co Galway

Man arrested in connection with Kevin McGeever abduction

Mar 15th 2013, 9:06 AM 14,521 Views 0 Comments

The man is currently being questioned in Gort, Co Galway.

147 new cases of suspected child abductions reported in 2012
# Child Abductions
# Child Abductions

147 new cases of suspected child abductions reported in 2012

Mar 11th 2013, 2:39 PM 6,634 Views 6 Comments

Nearly half of the new cases involved the United Kingdom.

Gardaí investigate tiger kidnapping in Co Meath
# Abduction
# Abduction

Gardaí investigate tiger kidnapping in Co Meath

Feb 1st 2013, 1:43 PM 11,988 Views 35 Comments

The incident involved a postmistress from the Oldcastle Post Office, Co Meath.

NBC journalist and TV crew escape abduction in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

NBC journalist and TV crew escape abduction in Syria

Dec 19th 2012, 10:02 AM 2,653 Views 14 Comments

More than a dozen armed gunmen kidnapped and held NBC chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel and several colleagues for five days in Syria.

Hundreds gather for church service for missing April Jones
# April Jones
# April Jones

Hundreds gather for church service for missing April Jones

Oct 7th 2012, 2:12 PM 8,233 Views 13 Comments

The search for the missing five-year-old is ongoing as hope of finding her alive fades.

April Jones: Mark Bridger charged with her murder and abduction
# Murder
# Murder

April Jones: Mark Bridger charged with her murder and abduction

Oct 6th 2012, 4:02 PM 27,272 Views 0 Comments

46-year-old Bridger was also charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice. Police in Wales say they remain committed to searching for April.

Police search home of April Jones suspect
# April Jones
# April Jones

Police search home of April Jones suspect

Oct 4th 2012, 8:32 AM 10,179 Views 40 Comments

Police are searching the rented home of Mark Bridger, the 46-year-old arrested in connection with April’s disappearance.

April Jones: Police looking at 20 sites as search continues
# Abduction
# Abduction

April Jones: Police looking at 20 sites as search continues

Oct 3rd 2012, 9:08 PM 20,778 Views 54 Comments

Sky News is now reporting that the missing 5-year-old suffers from Cerebral Palsy.

Jill Meagher's family: 'We'll play frisbee with you again'
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Jill Meagher's family: 'We'll play frisbee with you again'

Oct 3rd 2012, 9:30 AM 14,100 Views 0 Comments

Jill Meagher’s parents and brother are “looking ahead to that time when we can be with you again – and play frisbee.”

Police use heat-seeking technology in bid to find missing April Jones
# April Jones
# April Jones

Police use heat-seeking technology in bid to find missing April Jones

Oct 3rd 2012, 7:59 AM 12,993 Views 25 Comments

Welsh police have narrowed their search and employed thermal imaging technology in their search for the missing five-year-old following the arrest of a man last night.

Police to continue to look for clues into Jill Meagher murder
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Police to continue to look for clues into Jill Meagher murder

Oct 2nd 2012, 7:55 AM 7,996 Views 0 Comments

Emergency service vehicles have been slowly tracking roadsides in the outskirts of Melbourne as the search for evidence relating to the murder of the 29-year-old continues.

Jill Meagher case: Facebook refuses to remove possibly prejudicial comments
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Jill Meagher case: Facebook refuses to remove possibly prejudicial comments

Oct 1st 2012, 10:32 AM 15,743 Views 0 Comments

A series of hate pages against Adrian Bayley, the man charged with Jill Meagher’s murder, have sprung up in recent days.

Jill Meagher flowers relocated after 'overwhelming number' of tributes
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Jill Meagher flowers relocated after 'overwhelming number' of tributes

Oct 1st 2012, 7:25 AM 9,121 Views 0 Comments

Victoria Police have been forced to relocate floral tributes to Jill Meagher, due to their overwhelming number.

Thousands march in memory of Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Thousands march in memory of Jill Meagher

Sep 30th 2012, 12:02 PM 11,137 Views 0 Comments

Meagher’s mother Edith McKeon thanked the people of Melbourne for their support and said she hoped more cameras would be installed to keep people safe.

Runaway British teen heads home, teacher in French prison
# Megan Stammers
# Megan Stammers

Runaway British teen heads home, teacher in French prison

Sep 29th 2012, 1:33 PM 20,471 Views 75 Comments

Megan Stammers and her 30-year-old maths teacher Jeremy Forrest were found in France yesterday.

Four arrested over reported abduction in Co Antrim
# Abduction
# Abduction

Four arrested over reported abduction in Co Antrim

Aug 3rd 2012, 4:02 PM 117 Views 0 Comments

An 18-year-old man is thought to have been kidnapped in Ballycastle, with a ransom demand made.

Cold case experts start review of Natascha Kampusch kidnap case
# Investigation
# Investigation

Cold case experts start review of Natascha Kampusch kidnap case

Jul 13th 2012, 7:00 PM 10,923 Views 3 Comments

Investigators are searching for errors and missed opportunities in the probe into Kampusch’s abduction in 1998 when she was 10.

Scores of kidnapped children freed from Chinese traffickers
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

Scores of kidnapped children freed from Chinese traffickers

Jul 6th 2012, 9:17 AM 5,523 Views 4 Comments

Babies were being auctioned to the highest bidder for as much as €6,000, according to reports.