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From TheJournal.ie Gardaí question 38 people suspected of purchasing sexual services Crackdown

Gardaí question 38 people suspected of purchasing sexual services

Gardaí conducted a number of targeted operations across the country last week.

From TheJournal.ie New Central Bank rules to stop brokers accepting free golf trips and sports tickets from banks Crackdown

New Central Bank rules to stop brokers accepting free golf trips and sports tickets from banks

From March next year, brokers and financial adviser will also have to publish details of commissions they receive on their websites.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize €1m worth of heroin in joint operation with UK authorities Crackdown

Gardaí seize €1m worth of heroin in joint operation with UK authorities

Three men were arrested after a number of searches in Dublin and Meath this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí have prevented 64 gangland hits since the Regency Hotel shooting Gangland Crime

Gardaí have prevented 64 gangland hits since the Regency Hotel shooting

In the first six months of this year, there were 133 arrests in relation to organised crime.

From TheJournal.ie China defends bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown as 'correct' policy days before 30th anniversary China

China defends bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown as 'correct' policy days before 30th anniversary

Hundreds, or possibly more than 1,000, were killed, although the precise number of deaths remains unknown.

From TheJournal.ie Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting Crackdown

Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting

The owner of the company that sold weapons to Brenton Tarrant said it was a legal, “ordinary sale”.

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 gardaí involved in drugs blitz as cocaine, cannabis and cash seized in searches Crackdown

Over 100 gardaí involved in drugs blitz as cocaine, cannabis and cash seized in searches

Around €13,500 worth of suspected cocaine and cannabis herb and €8,000 in cash were seized.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue seizes 24,000 litres of beer at Dublin Port Crackdown

Revenue seizes 24,000 litres of beer at Dublin Port

The driver, a man in his 50s from the UK, was questioned about the smuggled alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue collects over €1 million in extra taxes from casinos with unlicenced gaming machines Crackdown

Revenue collects over €1 million in extra taxes from casinos with unlicenced gaming machines

Revenue last year launched a national compliance project targeting the gaming and amusement machine sector.

From TheJournal.ie Assaults, muggings, sexual harassment: Is it time for Ireland's own transport police service? Crackdown

Assaults, muggings, sexual harassment: Is it time for Ireland's own transport police service?

The Transport Minister is seeking opinions from the heads of the transport providers on the current measures in place to deal with crime on the network.

From TheJournal.ie 'I can't say Dublin's safe for cyclists': Ministers want crackdown on drivers parking in cycle lanes Enforcement

'I can't say Dublin's safe for cyclists': Ministers want crackdown on drivers parking in cycle lanes

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said current regulation around cycle lanes was “light touch”.

From TheJournal.ie Austria to expel 'several' foreign-funded imams and shut seven mosques, Chancellor says Crackdown

Austria to expel 'several' foreign-funded imams and shut seven mosques, Chancellor says

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said “political Islam and radicalisation have no place” in Austria.

From TheJournal.ie Women's rights activists arrested ahead of Saudi driving ban lift Crackdown

Women's rights activists arrested ahead of Saudi driving ban lift

They were detained for “attempting to undermine the security and stability of the kingdom”.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is how we catch them': Inside the garda unit cracking down on burglars in Limerick Crackdown

'This is how we catch them': Inside the garda unit cracking down on burglars in Limerick

There have been 11 arrests in less than a week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Prolific thieves' among six arrested by gardaí in blitz on Limerick burglary gangs Crackdown
From TheJournal.ie Malaysian government proposes 10 year jail term for 'fake news' Crackdown

Malaysian government proposes 10 year jail term for 'fake news'

The law, if passed, would include foreign media.

From TheJournal.ie Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers Crackdown

Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers

Last month’s mass shooting at a Florida school took 17 lives.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí announce sharp drop in burglaries nationwide after targeting repeat offenders Crackdown

Gardaí announce sharp drop in burglaries nationwide after targeting repeat offenders

Gardaí said the number of thefts had been steadily rising.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank urged to 'flex its muscle' with banks over slow progress in tracker mortgage scandal Crackdown

Central Bank urged to 'flex its muscle' with banks over slow progress in tracker mortgage scandal

Many customers will have to wait until well into 2018 to get their money back and receive compensation.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan government says 465 injured in clashes with Spanish police Banned Ballot

Catalan government says 465 injured in clashes with Spanish police

Spain’s central government is staunchly against the region’s independence vote, which has been ruled unconstitutional by the courts.

From TheJournal.ie Motorists caught speeding at 170 kph and learner driver tests positive for cocaine and cannabis Crackdown

Motorists caught speeding at 170 kph and learner driver tests positive for cocaine and cannabis

Gardaí also found vehicles with no insurance or tax and in one instance – the NCT was expired by seven years.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue seizes 230,000 cigarettes and 160 kilos of tobacco in Dublin Crackdown

Revenue seizes 230,000 cigarettes and 160 kilos of tobacco in Dublin

A large quantity of cash was also detained.

From TheJournal.ie How a team of Ballymun gardaí are tackling abuse in the home Crackdown

How a team of Ballymun gardaí are tackling abuse in the home

A new initiative will see this team taking a more active role with victims, liaising with them regularly and directing them to services.

From TheJournal.ie Australia to cancel passports of convicted paedophiles Child-sex Tourism

Australia to cancel passports of convicted paedophiles

The move is an attempt to crack down on child sex tourism.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar's welfare fraud measures labelled as 'a solo run' and 'a hate campaign' Crackdown

Leo Varadkar's welfare fraud measures labelled as 'a solo run' and 'a hate campaign'

The claims were made by a former department inspector today.

From TheJournal.ie Surprise inspections at workplaces as Sweden gets tough on immigration after terror attack Deportations

Surprise inspections at workplaces as Sweden gets tough on immigration after terror attack

The government wants the new measures to take effect on 1 March next year.

From TheJournal.ie Trump administration rewrites the rules with sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants Low-level Offences

Trump administration rewrites the rules with sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants

Now, illegal immigrants who are suspected of a crime will be a top priority for deportation.

From TheJournal.ie Drink drivers will be automatically banned when caught Zero Tolerance

Drink drivers will be automatically banned when caught

Cabinet approved the plan from Shane Ross earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Who are the far-right Citizens of the Reich in Germany? Movement

Explainer: Who are the far-right Citizens of the Reich in Germany?

Germany authorities have begun cracking down on members of the far-right movement.

From TheJournal.ie Trump will publish a weekly list of crimes committed by illegal immigrants Executive Order

Trump will publish a weekly list of crimes committed by illegal immigrants

The move will “better inform the public regarding the public safety threats”, according to the executive order.

From TheJournal.ie Over €300k belonging to criminal gang discovered in woman's home following search Crackdown

Over €300k belonging to criminal gang discovered in woman's home following search

A total of 15 guns, including an an assault rifle, were found by gardaí at a west Dublin premises yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí set up checkpoint on M50 to catch drink drivers Crackdown

Gardaí set up checkpoint on M50 to catch drink drivers

This was the first ever checkpoint on the M50.

From TheJournal.ie Puppies, alcohol and €9,400 in cash: Revenue involved in a number of nationwide seizures Crackdown

Puppies, alcohol and €9,400 in cash: Revenue involved in a number of nationwide seizures

Officers conducted a number of operations designed to clamp down on illegal activity in the run-up to Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit Crackdown

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit

Critics say the approach could open a door to fraudsters.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 400 arrested and over two tonnes of cocaine seized in Europe-wide crackdown Ciconia Alba

Nearly 400 arrested and over two tonnes of cocaine seized in Europe-wide crackdown

Operation Ciconia Alba is the third series of joint action days covered by the 2013 – 2017 EU Policy Cycle.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey has arrested 32,000 people - and it's just the start Crackdown

Turkey has arrested 32,000 people - and it's just the start

Around one in every 1,000 people in Turkey has been investigated in connection with the July coup.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're determined to face them down': Tánaiste discusses gang violence with NYPD commissioner Crackdown

'We're determined to face them down': Tánaiste discusses gang violence with NYPD commissioner

Fitzgerald attended the inauguration of the new police commissioner today.

From TheJournal.ie The president of Philippines has been accused of feeding a man alive to a crocodile Duterte Harry

The president of Philippines has been accused of feeding a man alive to a crocodile

A former militia man testified under oath that he and a group of policemen and ex-communists killed about 1,000 people on Duterte’s orders.

From TheJournal.ie New garda taskforce seizes €100,000 after stopping truck on M50 Crackdown

New garda taskforce seizes €100,000 after stopping truck on M50

A 32-year-old man was also arrested at the scene but has since been released without charge.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí have seized up to €2 million worth of drugs in the past week Crackdown

Gardaí have seized up to €2 million worth of drugs in the past week

This week, Gardaí have seized drugs, weapons and cash in five operations in Louth, Meath, and Dublin. They also said they have seized 20 weapons, including five assault rifles and a submachine gun so far this year.

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