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# Foiled

Last year
2022
Germany arrests far-right anti-lockdown protesters for plot to kidnap health minister
Police said the plot was intended to “cause civil war-like conditions and ultimately overthrow the democratic system in Germany”.
All time
FBI uncovers 'chilling' terror plot by US Army veteran to bomb white supremacist rally
26 year-old Mark Domingo planned to carry out the attack on Sunday.
Convicted criminals arrested over attempt to kill close relative of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch
One is from the Sheriff Street area of Dublin 1 while the other man in is from the Docklands.
Two teenagers arrested after planning attack with guns and explosives on school
The two boys – aged 16 and 18 – are in custody.
Australian police charge man over alleged New Year's Eve terror attack
Ali Ali had downloaded instructions from an al-Qaida website on how to launch a terrorist attack.
Terror plot to bring down Australian plane may have involved 'bomb disguised as meat mincer'
Four men were arrested in connection with the alleged plot in Sydney on Saturday.
Australian PM says an 'elaborate terror plot' to bring down an airplane has been foiled
“The threat of terrorism is very real,” Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said.
16-year-old girl among four arrested for allegedly plotting terror attack in France
The four people were arrested in Montpellier.
Gardaí catch youths in Kerry operating suicide charity collection scam
Their fake identity badges were taken from them and the money they collected will go to the charity they pretended they were working for.
Two American women charged with planning New York bomb attack
The women had not decided on a target but documents show one mentioned a New York police funeral as an “attractive potential target”.
Islamic State flag, machete and Arabic-language video seized in Australian police raid
Two men have been arrested.
Man in court after newsagent worker threatened with a knife
The robbery was foiled when a passing garda patrol arrested the man close to the scene.
Guiltiest dog of all time hides in bed of shame after making huge mess
If they can’t see me, it never happened.
This Welsh local news story will leave a bad taste in your mouth
A football pitch tuck shop fell victim to two very unsavoury characters.
German thieves make off with piggy bank and two chocolate bars
“The way they acted has prompted the suspicion that these were not professional thieves,” said the police.
Three due in court over plan to rob cash-in-transit van
The three men were arrested yesterday following the search of a car in Knocklyon in Dublin.
Gardaí foil attempted robbery of cash-in-transit van in Dublin
Four people have been arrested after Gardaí found a shotgun and a sledgehammer in a car in Knocklyon.
Man in court over attempted abduction
The 40-year-old is charged in connection with an attempted abduction in Kildare last year.
66-year-old woman helps foil raid while waiting for golf lesson
Masked raiders attempted to escape with cashbox from a golf club in England.