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# Police

2nd December 2023
Boy (15) charged after two petrol bombs thrown at police officers in Antrim
No injuries or damage was reported as a result of the incident.
Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Police injured after clashes with Legia fans at Aston Villa
Three police have been injured but the game will start on time.
Tánaiste says McEntee will have full backing of all Fianna Fáil TDs if no confidence vote called
Mary Lou McDonald criticised Government TDs for not being present on the scene of last week’s stabbing incident.
Ministers have pledged their full support for Justice Minister Helen McEntee amid threats of a motion of confidence next week
Sinn Féin's Mary Lou McDonald says McEntee's position is untenable.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar aks people to stop connecting migration with crime, saying 'it's not right'.
Increased garda presence planned for Dublin city centre 'up to and beyond Christmas'
Pressure mounts as Harris and McEntee called before justice committee over city centre violence
Man (60s) seriously injured in suspected hit-and-run in Derry this morning
The man remains in a critical condition in the hospital.
Last month
November 2023
Viable device found following a security alert in Derry
Ammunition Technical Officers were called to examine the object last night.
PSNI cast doubt on photo of man dressed as Palestinian militant walking through Derry
However a local journalist has said that other photos show the same costumed character.
This year
Major pro-Palestinian protests take place across UK and Ireland
Over 100,000 people took part in a rally in London City Centre.
Gardaí yet to identify man accused of using passports in names of babies who died in 1950s
The man appeared in Cork District Court and was remanded in custody until 24 October next.
DUP submit no-confidence motion in PSNI chief
A High Court decision found that Byrne was not justified in discipling two officers after a Troubles commemoration in 2021
London's Met police on alert after breach to the IT systems of one if its suppliers
Scotland Yard said it is working with the company to understand if any of its data has been breached.
Investigation launched into suspected arson attack on caravan in Derry
PSNI officers came across a caravan on fire around 5.20am this morning while patrolling the area.
Teenage girl and two others assaulted by group of men in Belfast on the Twelfth
A man and woman who intervened and attempted to stop the assault were also reportedly attacked.
Climate activists arrested after climbing 30-metre tall statues in Scotland
Police confirmed the two had been arrested, and park officials announced the sculptures are back open to the public.
Kidnapped teenager rescued when she signalled passersby with handwritten 'Help Me!' sign
The rescue of the girl (13) occurred on 9 July in Long Beach, south of Los Angeles.
Man who stole £31,000 worth of Cadbury Creme Eggs in England jailed for 18 months
Joby Pool (32) used a metal grinder to break into an industrial unit in Telford, Shropshire.
2 people killed and 28 injured in mass shooting in US city of Baltimore
Local news agency Fox 45 reported that multiple people had been killed in the incident.
Man charged with attempted murder following 'domestic incident' in Down
The man is due before court tomorrow.
Nearly 50 people die after truck veers out of control in Kenya
The truck ploughed into several other vehicles and people at a busy road junction yesterday evening.
Police officer investigated after pedestran killed by escort for UK Royal
An 81-year-old woman was hit by a Met Police motorcyclist providing an escort for the sister-in-law of the UK’s King Charles.
Family of teenager killed in Wales crash appeal for peace after locals riot against police
Tensions spilled over into rioting which saw missiles and fireworks thrown at the police and cars set alight.
Police investigating Madeleine McCann disappearance will search Portuguese reservoir
The reservoir is 50km from where the toddler went missing in Praia da Luz, Portugal 16 years ago.
German police investigating suspected Kremlin-ordered poisoning of Russian exiles
Two participants who attended a meeting of Russian dissidents in Berlin experienced health problems shortly afterwards.
Man accused of killing five neighbours in Texas is arrested
The man is accused of attacking his neighbors after they allegedly asked him to stop shooting his semi-automatic rifle because the noise was keeping a baby awake.
Israeli police kill man at Jerusalem’s holiest mosque
The compound which houses Al-Aqsa Mosque is also revered by Jews as the Temple Mount, the most sacred site in Judaism.
PSNI arrest man who fled to Bulgaria while on bail for child sex offences
The man is due to appear in court at Belfast Magistrates Court today.
Man charged with murder of woman found dead after house fire in Armagh
The PSNI confirmed that a 25-year-old man has been charged with murder.
UK's Met Police is institutionally racist, misogynist and homophobic, damning review finds
A review by Louise Casey found the Metropolitan Police failed to protect the public from police officers who abuse women.
17-year-old stabbed to death at UK house party
West Yorkshire Police have launched a murder inquiry following the death of the teenager in Leeds.
Three people found dead in car crash after group went missing during night out in Cardiff
All five had last been seen in Cardiff in the early hours of Saturday.
Police investigating after 'substantial' sum of money stolen from forecourt ATM
The incident place in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Man charged over Vancouver hit-and-run in which Irishman was killed last June
The 24-year-old victim was crossing the street when he was struck and killed.
Murder investigation underway into shooting of Irish bishop in Los Angeles
The shooting of Auxiliary Bishop David O’Connell, who was from Glanmire in Cork, is being investigated as a murder, police said.
Anger and protest in Memphis after police beating video released
Tyre Nichols died in hospital three days after he was stopped by officials on suspicion of reckless driving.
Police looking into video of Sunak failing to wear a seatbelt
The Prime Minister has apologised for the “mistake”, as Downing Street said that Sunak had made a “brief error of judgment”.
Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after drive-by shooting at London church
The 22-year-old man was arrested shortly before 4pm on Sunday.
Last year
'No Killer Robots': San Francisco pauses deadly police robot policy amid public outcry
The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to explicitly ban the use of robots for fatal force for now.
Police officer wounded in apparent ambush shot and killed attacker
Two other police officers were killed in the attack.
One killed in Belgium anti-terror operation against far-right
Prosecutors said the operation was launched to counter “the preparation of a terrorist attack”.
Serbian police clash with protesters attacking Pride march
Protesters hurled stun grenades, stones and flares at a police cordon.
Taoiseach to engage with ministers on the issue of police on public transport
Micheál Martin says public transport must be safe and affordable.