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# Threat

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UK forces over-stretched and under pressure in Iraq and Afghanistan
The report sets out the challenges faced by British troops.
'Make sure you have a plan in place for terror attack at the Euros' - security expert
Security and defence analyst Declan Power advises fans heading to France to be vigilant and well prepared.
Manchester Police reveal Old Trafford bomb scare was caused by a training device
Greater Manchester Police say a private company mistakenly left the ‘incredibly lifelike’ device behind.
Gardaí say they'd 'run around like headless chickens' in the event of a terrorist attack
Sergeants and inspectors passed a motion calling on a review of the force’s capabilities and for more information to be given to them about threats.
'You dirty tramp of a guard': Shocking footage shows benefit of garda body cameras
The video was played at a garda conference to show how useful the cameras could be for evidence.
Charlie Sheen under investigation over alleged threat against ex-fiancée
Scottine Ross is suing the actor for having sex with her without disclosing he was HIV positive.
Man who threatened to poison baby formula handed eight year jail term
Jeremy Kerr threatened to lace baby formula destined for various markets, including China.
Bad news for Apple users as first ever ransomware targeting Macs appears
The vast majority of users are safe but it’s not good news for the platform.
Man faces deportation from US after Facebook post about killing Trump
The student said he immediately regretted it and never intended to harm anyone.
Apple staff return to work after security threat lifted
Gardaí performed a full search of the buildings and found there to be no threat.
Couple found guilty of planning London terror attack
The husband and wife were convicted of planning a terror attack on the tenth anniversary of the London suicide bombings earlier this year.
'Fake bomb' causes Paris-bound Air France jet to make emergency landing
The flight from Mauritius was forced to land in Kenya.
Email threat to LA schools mentioned explosive devices and assault rifles
A ‘specific but non-credible’ threat was also made to schools in New York.
Ireland's terror risk: Where does the country rank on the terror alert scale?
In short, we don’t actually use one.
Turkish Airlines plane diverted to Canada after bomb threat
The plane, with 256 passengers and crew, landed safely at Halifax Stanfield International Airport.
New York "won't be intimidated" by Isis threat video
The city’s mayor said that New Yorkers won’t live in fear.
Armed police evacuate tube station after reports of man threatening passengers with scissors
Police said no one matching the man’s description was found.
Drunk woman tries to open the exit door of a plane mid-flight
British Airways called the passenger “unruly.”
Mick Wallace 'will not be distracted' by Peter Robinson threat to sue
Robinson has sent the TD a legal letter about a tweet he sent.
Bomb squad called after suspicious package delivered to Alan Kelly’s office
The Environment Minister said it was a “highly deplorable incident”.
Isis threatens to execute European hostage unless jailed women are freed
In a video posted online by the jihadists, the Croatian identifies himself as Tomislav Salopek.
Lorraine Higgins receives threat to fill her 'rat's mouth with lead'
This is the third death threat the senator has received in the last year.
Bomb threat on Gerry Adams' house
The party is saying that the office of Paul Maskey MP and the home of councillor Jim McVeigh were also targeted.
Police in London are testing their response to an attack by terrorists with guns
The major exercise had been organised for six months but comes less than a week after Britons were killed in a terror attack in Tunisia.
French gas factory attacker described as 'a wolf in sheep's clothing'
The French Prime Minister warned the country faces further attacks.
Couple vow to divorce if same-sex marriage is legalised in Australia
The husband wrote an opinion piece about their situation.
Graham Dwyer moved after death threat from another prisoner
Dwyer lodged an appeal against his murder conviction on Monday.
Dublin store worker injured in tussle with armed thief
A 32-year-old man is in court this morning charged in connection with the attempted robbery.
Packages of poisoned baby formula trigger fear in New Zealand
Police said it could be a hoax, but they’re treating it seriously.
'Anyone who spits at me will be eating their supper through a straw' - Jon Walters
The Irish international has issued a stark warning to his opponents.
"There's going to be an incident so massive, it'll make everyone rethink their security online"
With more smart devices trying to become mainstream, the only way we’ll learn how to protect them is when a major incident occurs.
Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine
Fianna Fáil’s Averil Power also spoke to about Micheál Martin’s leadership.
Police say 'nothing untoward' about object after Titanic security alert
The alert had been raised about a suspicious object that had been found.
Russian aircraft enters Irish-controlled airspace AGAIN
The government said incidents like this are “concerning”.
German carnival parade cancelled over threat of Islamist attack
A tip from security sources led to the cancellation.
Canadian police foil duo's plan for deadly Valentine's Day shooting spree
It is not thought to be terror related.
One arrest after mid-air bomb scare on Ryanair plane
Flight FR3326 — which took off from Krakow in Poland shortly before 10pm last night — was diverted to Berlin.
New anti-terrorism laws for Ireland to be introduced 'within weeks'
Those that take part in terrorism could have their Irish citizenship revoked.
'Terror threat to Ireland is low, but it's important to remain on alert'
Europe is on a high terror alert as a mastermind of a jihadist cell in Belgium remains at large.
Glen Johnson: I'm not going to go crawling over new Liverpool deal
The 30-year-old defender headed in an 85th-minute winner against Stoke City on Saturday.