Police crept up on Andrew Moran as he sat by a pool in a luxury villa north of Benidorm
One of Britain’s most wanted fugitives has been arrested in a raid on a luxury villa on Spain’s Costa Blanca.
Andrew Moran, 31, from Salford, Manchester, was detained after a pursuit by police in the Alicante resort of Calpe on Friday.
He was charged with an armed robbery of Royal Mail guards in Lancashire [...]
March 26, 2013 at 11:22
Somethings are up with Hekla….Alert levels raised to yellow due to “peculiar unrest” in Hekla
March 26, 2013 at 11:23
Translated: National Commissioner of Police and the Commissioner of Hvolsvöllur declare confidence level of civil eruptions of Hekla
The Icelandic Meteorological Office has informed the National Commissioner for Civil unusual Seismicity at Hekla. IMO has also increased monitoring points Hekla to yellow due to air traffic, which [...]
Yesterday, we reported on an alleged Chinese mafia money-laundering plot in Spain that led to scores of arrests — including that of a Madrid Councilor and a Spanish porn star.
Well that was just the tip of the iceberg.
In a press conference today, Ignacio Cosidó, the Director-General of the National Police, said that the uncovered plot was so lucrative that it “distorted the functioning of the [Spanish] economy.” Cosidó believes the that the syndicate was smuggling approximately €160 [...]
Unmanned police drones, comparable to those used in war zones such as Afghanistan, could soon be secretly watching over the streets of UK cities, according to a National Police Air Service director.
The unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are being considered to monitor crowded events in Britain, such as concerts and festivals, as soon as the aerial units become cost-effective.
“I see unmanned systems as part of the future. There is an aircraft [...]
Michael Bloomberg on stronger gun laws: “I don’t understand why the police officers across this country don’t stand up collectively and say we’re going to go on strike”
This evening, Piers Morgan invited Mayor Michael Bloomberg to join him in studio for an honest and revealing discussion in the aftermath of Friday’s deadly shooting in Aurora, CO.
In a primetime exclusive interview, the head of the executive branch of New York City’s government provided his solution for implementing [...]
UBS has told its wealthy clients that there’s a 20 percent chance of Greece leaving the euro within six months… A Greek exit could trigger “a chain reaction of bank runs and soaring risk premiums on government bonds of weaker countries, and that ultimately breaks up the entire euro zone,” UBS economists Thomas Wacker and Jürg de Spindler wrote in a note to investors.
Greece’s national police spokesman, Thanassis Kokkalakis, told [...]
by Tyler Durden
We have spent a considerable amount of time in the last week or two explaining just why depositor withdrawals (or bank runs) are the death knell for the Euro experiment. We first described the ‘run on banks and governments’ on the basis of the potential for overnight loss of ‘fungibility’ back in December but the escalation last week in Greece (and the contagion to Spain’s Bankia) signals things are shifting to 11 on [...]
As many as 200,000 angry public sector workers staged a day of protest on Thursday, taking to the streets of London to voice their disgust at proposed government cuts.
Among the demonstrators were civil servants, lecturers, health workers, Ministry of Defence staff, and immigration officers – fueled by ministers’ vows to press ahead with the controversial reforms, made clear in yesterday’s Queen’s Speech.
About 20,000 off-duty police officers from all 43 forces across [...]
A group of Iranians detained after explosions in Thailand’s capital Bangkok were intending to target two Israeli diplomats, Thai police say.
There were no further details of the individual targets, but planning was said to be at an advanced stage.
Officials have linked Tuesday’s Bangkok blasts to attacks on Israeli diplomats in Georgia and India on Monday.
Israel has accused Tehran of being behind all three attacks. Tehran has denied any involvement.
I know you all need to protect your special interests but your SSI check , Income Tax , Student loans, and Medicare isn’t going to matter when your in a living in a fascist police state.
FACT: Ron Paul is literally the only one talking about this.
FACT: there are more people imprisoned in America than any other country in world history.
Every single person you know could be imprisoned or shot dead [...]
The Daily Bell
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The United States is probably the only nation that does not have national police. In the 1960s and 1970s, the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA) was created to achieve this goal. A counter move by concerned citizens was the “support your local police and keep them independent” movement. Older citizens may recall seeing bumper stickers and other advertising to that effect.
The LEAA was abolished in [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police say a New Mexico man pretending to be police officer pulled over a real Albuquerque Police Department detective and is facing charges.
KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/qRna9O ) that Tyree Appleberry was given the citation Wednesday on charges of impersonating a police officer then arrested for an outstanding warrant.
According to police, the 42-year-old turned on his strobe lights on his white Chevy Tahoe in [...]
At least 17 people have been reported dead and 15 others remain missing after a packed speed boat sank on Monday in Tanjung Dewa in the South Kalimantan town of Banjarmasin.
A joint team from the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas), the Navy and the National Police, among others, were forced to end their search and rescue efforts on Monday evening because of poor weather conditions in the area.
“The waves [...]
The official death toll from the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan earlier in the month has now exceeded 9,000, Kyodo news agency quoted the national police as saying on Tuesday.
Domestic media has reported over 20,000 people have died or are still unaccounted for.
Source: Kyodo News