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Police hurt as football fans go on the rampage

At least 22 police officers were injured in Brussels after violence broke out involving Moroccan football fans celebrating their team reaching next year’s World Cup. Cars were burned and shops were looted during the disturbances in the centre of the Belgian...
'Most wanted' fugitive hands himself in to UK police

'Most wanted' fugitive hands himself in to UK police

A fugitive on Europe’s most wanted list is fighting extradition to Croatia after handing himself in to British police over an alleged £127 million fraud. Ivica Todoric said he would fight being sent back to face charges related to an alleged €110million (£127m)...

Ousted Catalan leader hands himself in to police

Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four colleagues have handed themselves in to police in Belgium. The Brussels prosecutor’s office confirmed that the region’s former president and his sacked ministers surrendered after Spain issued a warrant for...
Catalonia ex-officials surrender to Belgian police

Catalonia ex-officials surrender to Belgian police

Catalonia crackdown: Ex-leader Puigdemont hands himself in to police 5 November 2017 From the section Europe Catalonia’s deposed leader Carles Puigdemont and four former advisers have turned themselves in to Belgian police, says a Belgian prosecutor. He said an...
India police parents catch 'daughter's rapists'

India police parents catch 'daughter's rapists'

India police parents catch ‘daughter’s rapists’ 3 November 2017 From the section India Image copyright AFP Image caption Scrutiny of sexual violence in India has grown since the 2012 gang rape and murder of a student on a Delhi bus The parents of a...

Police seek second man after Manhattan attack

Police are searching for another person in their investigation into an attack that killed eight people in Manhattan on Tuesday. They have released a photograph of Mukhammadzoir Kadirov and urged members of the public with any information about him to contact the FBI....
'Catalan police will obey Madrid's orders'

'Catalan police will obey Madrid's orders'

Spain’s foreign minister has told Sky News he is confident the Catalan police – the Mossos – will obey instruction from Madrid and there will be no need to send in thousands of national police and the army. Alfonso Dastis says measures to impose...
Boy, 10, leads police on 100mph car chase

Boy, 10, leads police on 100mph car chase

A 10-year-old boy has been arrested after leading police on a 100mph car chase. Officers pursued the child for about 45 miles through Cleveland, according to local media reports, before they were able to stop him. Witnesses raised the alarm when they spotted the boy...
Police fire tear gas as polls open in Kenya

Police fire tear gas as polls open in Kenya

Police have fired tear gas in clashes with opposition supporters as voting got under way in a re-run of the presidential election in Kenya. Protesters barricaded the entrances to polling stations and hurled rocks at security forces in some parts of the country....

'Ninja' burglar, 74, unmasked by police

Police in Japan have unmasked a 74-year-old ‘ninja’ burglar who dressed in black and scrambled over walls to commit 254 break-ins. Mitsuaki Tanigawa carried out an eight-year crime spree that saw him steal more than 30 million yen (£200,000) – mainly...
Police hunt for conman puts focus on daughters

Police hunt for conman puts focus on daughters

Police are targeting two young sisters in the hunt for their fugitive father Mark Acklom who is on the run with them in Europe. Detectives are concerned for the girls’ emotional welfare and are urging the public to try to identify them. Officers believe the key...
Raid erupts into gunfight as dozens of police die

Raid erupts into gunfight as dozens of police die

At least 54 police officers have been killed after a raid on a suspected militant hideout led to a major firefight in Egypt. It is one of the deadliest gun battles in the North African country for several years. The violence erupted when security forces targeted...
'Mafia' blows doors off Swedish police station

'Mafia' blows doors off Swedish police station

An organised crime group is believed to be behind an explosion that blew the doors off a police station in Sweden. The blast, in the early hours of Wednesday, caused severe damage to the main police offices in Helsingborg and houses opposite. Images showed glass...
UK police look into new Weinstein claims

UK police look into new Weinstein claims

Harvey Weinstein: Met police investigate new sex assault claims 15 October 2017 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright AFP/Getty Images UK police are investigating a number of sexual assault allegations involving Harvey Weinstein, the BBC...
Afghanistan police 'stop Kabul truck bomber'

Afghanistan police 'stop Kabul truck bomber'

Afghanistan police ‘stop Kabul truck bomber’ 15 October 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright Reuters Image caption The suspect was paraded in front of the truck for the media Police in the Afghan capital Kabul say they have arrested a would-be...

Student 'shoots police officer dead' at station

A university student has allegedly shot a police officer dead at a police station in Texas. Police at Texas Tech University in Lubbock entered a room on campus on Monday evening for a “student welfare check”, said university spokesman Chris Cook. Mr Cook...

Police delete 'tone-deaf' tweet on road deaths

New Zealand Police has apologised after sending a “wrong and insensitive” tweet about road fatalities. The tweet, from national force’s official account, featured a GIF of comedian and US Office star Steve Carell and read: “When we have to tell...
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