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#Security Alert

# security-alert - Monday 25 November, 2019

Bomb parts picked up by child in Newry

A number of homes were evacuated in the Violet Hill Avenue area of Newry.

# security-alert - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Air France flight diverts to Shannon after 'suspicious' phone found on board

The crew opted to divert to Shannon when no one came forward to claim the phone.

# security-alert - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Homes evacuated after suspect device found near Strabane police station

A number of homes have been evacuated while the object is examined.

# security-alert - Thursday 27 June, 2019

RAF fighter jets escort Air India plane to Stansted after suspected 'bomb threat'

The flight from Mumbai to New York landed safely at 10.15am in London.

# security-alert - Sunday 21 April, 2019

39 year-old man arrested after houses evacuated over security alerts in Derry

Police said a number of roads are closed to the public as they dealt with the alerts.

# security-alert - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Security alerts in Derry lifted as police say all three were 'hoaxes'

One man remains in custody over the car bomb which exploded in Derry on Saturday.

# security-alert - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Discovery of 'suspicious device' sparks evacuation in Drogheda

A suspicious device was found near a parked car this afternoon.

# security-alert - Monday 30 April, 2018

Security scare at Dublin's Connolly Station caused by old sticks of dynamite

The scene was declared safe by the Defence Forces at 2.50pm.

# security-alert - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

London tube station closed after suspect package discovered

Police have carried out a controlled explosion and say the incident has now been stood down.

# security-alert - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Easons on Dublin's O'Connell Street evacuated after 'hoax' bomb scare

The shop was evacuated at 5pm this evening.

# security-alert - Saturday 28 January, 2017

# security-alert - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Donald Trump bundled off the stage at rally over gun scare

The US Secret Service later said someone in the crowd had shouted “gun” but that no weapon was found.

# security-alert - Friday 26 August, 2016

You should update your iPhone now to prevent hackers from hijacking it

By tapping one link, hackers could hijack your phone and install spyware on it without your knowledge.

# security-alert - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Police carry out controlled explosion after unattended bag found outside French team hotel

The host nation face Portugal in tonight’s Euro 2016 final.

# security-alert - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Man United's final game of season abandoned after 'suspect package' found at Old Trafford

The army bomb disposal unit has carried out a controlled explosion.

# security-alert - Thursday 14 April, 2016

School evacuated after suspicious object found nearby

Police are currently at the scene in the Cambridge Avenue area of Ballymena, Belfast.

# security-alert - Friday 4 March, 2016

Prison officer hospitalised after car bomb explosion in Belfast Security Alert This post contains videos

Prison officer hospitalised after car bomb explosion in Belfast

The incident has been condemned as “deplorable”.

# security-alert - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Ireland carefully consider security risks after being offered Australia's place at World Cup

The tournament is being staged in Bangladesh at the end of this month.

# security-alert - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Irish embassy warns of security threat in Beijing this Christmas

The warning was first issued by the US embassy.

# security-alert - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Gatwick Airport terminal evacuated after discovery of suspicious package

Police said a suspicious item had sparked a security alert.

# security-alert - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Liverpool's Anfield home evacuated after a man 'goes missing' during stadium tour

Police were called at around 3pm this afternoon.

# security-alert - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

'Iran is Great' van causes security scare at major London museum

The van is being driven around Europe to promote Iranian culture.

# security-alert - Friday 1 May, 2015

Bomb thrown into front garden by two people on motorbike

Police are appealing for witnesses.

# security-alert - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Police say 'nothing untoward' about object after Titanic security alert

The alert had been raised about a suspicious object that had been found.

# security-alert - Friday 31 October, 2014

Italian man who made 'sick joke' about Ebola on Dublin flight spared conviction

Businessman Roberto Binaschi will make a €2500 donation to charity.

# security-alert - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Passenger arrested for writing Ebola on an Aer Lingus coffee cup

Two female passengers and a male passenger were arrested at the scene.

# security-alert - Friday 12 September, 2014

Man with Pikachu hat and teddy arrested after hopping White House fence

Reports that Bulbasaur was seen in the Obamas’ shrubbery were unfounded.

# security-alert - Friday 22 August, 2014

Second bomb hoax in Derry in 48 hours after van hijacked and ordered to drive to city centre

The driver abandoned the van at Fanad Drive where he alerted police.

# security-alert - Thursday 27 March, 2014

No injuries as car bomb explodes in Derry estate

The PSNI say that that the explosion took place at Carrickreagh Gardens at about 10.4o pm last night.

# security-alert - Friday 22 November, 2013

'Elaborate hoax' in Northern Ireland as three devices found overnight

The PSNI is investigating after the suspicious devices were discovered off one Derry road.

# security-alert - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Suspect package found at Stormont, hours after Belfast court evacuated

Police are investigating the possibility of a second suspect package.

# security-alert - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Police find large stash of guns and ammunition in Belfast

The semi-automatic handguns and more than 800 rounds of ammunition were reportedly found buried in the ground.

# security-alert - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Pipe bomb found in Strabane, an hour north of the G8 summit

The bomb was found just 80km north of Lough Erne in Enniskillen where world leaders are meeting for the annual G8 summit.

# security-alert - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Explosive device made safe after Rathmines housing estate sealed off

A security alert forced the shut down of the Cowper Downs estate this morning.

# security-alert - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Viable device discovered in Belfast neighbourhood

Two suspicious objects were discovered in the area, one of which was confirmed to be a viable pipe bomb.

# security-alert - Friday 26 April, 2013

Primary school evacuated in east Belfast after security alert

The PSNI has closed off part of Belvoir Drive in the east of the city this morning.

# security-alert - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

LIVE: Authorities intercept flight leaving Boston in security alert Boston This post contains videos

LIVE: Authorities intercept flight leaving Boston in security alert

The US Airways flight to Philadelphia has been grounded and evacuated. No reason has been disclosed as of yet.

# security-alert - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Ballymena suspicious object an ‘elaborate hoax’

The PSNI said that a number of controlled explosions were carried out by an army bomb squad.

# security-alert - Monday 1 April, 2013

Belfast suspicious device under investigation

The device was found in a busy area of North Belfast.

# security-alert - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Security alert ongoing in Fermanagh village after report of suspect device

Police received a report that a device had been abandoned in the area last night.

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