UK: Man obsessed with coronavirus jailed for sending hoax bomb to vaccine factory in Wrexham

A man with an “obsessive” COVID-19 interest has been jailed after sparking a bomb scare at a vaccine factory. Anthony Collins, from Kent, halted manufacturing of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine at a factory in Wrexham, Wales, after sending a suspicious package Read More …

Ireland: Fake bomb is the latest disruption to children’s hospital site

A campaign of disruption to work at the National Children’s Hospital construction site in Dublin has intensified with a fake bomb placed there on Monday morning. It is understood this led to an evacuation of workers after gardaí were called Read More …

Washington: “Fake Bomb” Suspect Also Had An Actual Ied And Gun Powder To Make It Work

Police say John Spradlin, the suspect found on Monday to be in possession of a realistic looking but fake explosive device in Port Angeles, was also in possession of an actual IED and the explosive powder needed to make it Read More …

Northern Ireland: Enniskillen security alert: CIRA claims responsibility

The Continuity IRA (CIRA) has claimed responsibility for an alleged attack on Enniskillen Police Station on Monday, and the planting of a suspicious device close to the station. In a message phoned in to The Impartial Reporter today (Friday) at Read More …

New Zealand: Three years in prison for fake bomb maker

An airport security officer who planted a fake bomb was “cruel” in executing his plan two days after the Christchurch mosque attacks, a judge said. Preetam Prakash Maid (32) appeared in the Dunedin District Court for sentence yesterday and was Read More …

Vienna terror suspect wore a fake suicide vest and was IS sympathiser, minister says

Two men and two women have died in a terror attack in Vienna and 15 others, including a police officer, have been seriously injured. Seven of the victims are in a life-threatening condition, news agency APA reported. One suspect, who Read More …

Submarine killer Peter Madsen recaptured after reportedly trying to escape from prison with bomb threat

The Danish inventor serving a life sentence for torturing and murdering a Swedish journalist in a self-built submarine tasted freedom for about five minutes Tuesday when he escaped from his prison — but was quickly recaptured while carrying fake weapons, Read More …