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1993 Harrods bombing

The 1993 Harrods bombing occurred on 28 January 1993 when a bomb exploded near the Harrods department store in London, England. At 9:14, two telephoned warnings were issued, saying that two bombs had been planted: one outside and one inside Harro ...

                                               

1993 Castlerock killings

The Castlerock killings took place on 25 March 1993 in the village of Castlerock, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Members of the Ulster Defence Association, a loyalist paramilitary group, shot dead three civilians and a Provisional Irish Re ...

                                               

Operation Century

Operation Century was the code name for a sting operation by Essex Police for investigating the Rettendon murders of three violent drug dealers that happened at Rettendon, Essex, England, in December 1995. It was assisted by RUC Special Branch of ...

                                               

1996 Hammersmith Bridge bombing

On 24 April 1996, the Provisional IRA planted two powerful bombs underneath Hammersmith Bridge in west London. Although the detonators caused two small explosions, the bomb itself failed to explode. The bomb was located on the south side of the b ...

                                               

1996 Manchester bombing

The 1996 Manchester bombing was an attack carried out by the Provisional Irish Republican Army on Saturday 15 June 1996. The IRA detonated a 1.500-kilogram lorry bomb on Corporation Street in the centre of Manchester, England. It was the biggest ...

                                               

1998 Banbridge bombing

The 1998 Banbridge bombing was the explosion of a car bomb in the town of Banbridge in County Down, Northern Ireland on Saturday 1 August 1998. Thirty-three civilians and two Royal Ulster Constabulary officers were injured in the attack in a busy ...

                                               

Newtownhamilton bombing

The Newtownhamilton bombing was a carbombing carried out by the Irish National Liberation Army on 24 June 1998 in the Armagh border village of Newtownhamilton shortly after the signing of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement by the Irish government, Br ...

                                               

2000 MI6 attack

On Wednesday 20 September 2000, the Real Irish Republican Army carried out an attack on MI6s SIS Building headquarters in Vauxhall, Lambeth, London. A Russian-built RPG-22 anti-tank rocket, fired 300 metres away from MI6 headquarters, struck the ...

                                               

2001 Birmingham bombing

The 2001 Birmingham bombing was the partial detonation of a car bomb in the city centre of Birmingham on Saturday 3 November 2001. The Real Irish Republican Army, a dissident Irish Republican terror group, was responsible. The RIRA gave a telepho ...

                                               

2001 Ealing bombing

On 3 August 2001, the Real IRA, a dissident Irish republican organisation and splinter of the Provisional IRA, detonated a car bomb containing 100 lb of homemade plastic explosives in Ealing Broadway, West London, England. The bomb was in a grey ...

                                               

Securitas depot robbery

The Securitas depot robbery was the largest cash robbery in the world during peacetime, masterminded by mixed martial arts fighter Lee Murray. It took place on the evening of 21 February 2006 from 18:30 GMT until the early hours of 22 February 20 ...

                                               

Miles Cooper letter bomb campaign

In the United Kingdom, a series of seven letter bombs were sent during January and February 2007 to various companies and agencies, all related in some way to DNA testing and road transport. Police said that some of the letters were hand written ...

                                               

2007 London car bombs

On 29 June 2007, in London, two car bombs were discovered and disabled before they could be detonated. The first device was left near the Tiger nightclub in Haymarket at around 01:30, and the second was in Cockspur Street, in the same area of the ...

                                               

2007 UK terrorist incidents

3 July – due to a suspect package being discovered, around midday Heathrow Terminal 4 was closed until the early evening. 30 June – during the evening, Liverpool John Lennon Airport was closed for eight hours, whilst a vehicle was removed and tak ...

                                               

Edlington attacks

The Edlington attacks of 2009 involved the abduction and torture of two young boys by two young brothers in Edlington, South Yorkshire, England. On Saturday, 4 April 2009, an 11-year-old boy was found with critical head injuries at a ravine in a ...

                                               

2010 Newry car bombing

The 2010 Newry car bombing occurred on the night of 22 February 2010. A car bomb exploded outside a courthouse in Newry, Northern Ireland. The car bomb damaged the courthouse and other buildings in the area. There were no fatalities or injuries.

                                               

Death of Arkadiusz Jozwik

On 27 August 2016, Arkadiusz "Arek" Jozwik, a 40-year-old Polish immigrant in Harlow, Essex, was punched in the back of the head by a 15-year-old male and died in hospital two days later as a result of injuries caused when he hit the ground. The ...

                                               

Alexander Day

Alexander Day was a British sharper known for cons committed in London in September 1722. Originally from St Andrew Holborn, Day went under the name Marmaduke Davenport, Esq. and hired a carriage and footman to create the impression to shopkeeper ...

                                               

HM Prison Rye Hill

HM Prison Rye Hill is a Category B mens private prison, operated by G4S. Rye Hill has exclusively housed sex offenders since 2014. The prison is next to HMP Onley and Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre, south of Rugby, in the parish of Barby, Nort ...

                                               

Immigration detention in the United Kingdom

Immigration detention in the United Kingdom is the policy of the United Kingdom government in holding individuals suspected of visa violations, illegal entry or unauthorised arrival, and those subject to deportation and removal in detention until ...

                                               

Glucksburg Castle

Glucksburg Castle is a water castle in the town of Glucksburg, Germany. It is one of the most important Renaissance castles in northern Europe. It is the seat of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg and was also used by the Danis ...

                                               

Narrative of events of Bloody Sunday (1972)

The organisers original intention was that the march would form up on the Creggan Estate behind a coal delivery lorry carrying the main speakers and bearing a Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association NICRA banner. The march would then make its w ...

                                               

SM UB-110

UB-110 was built by Blohm & Voss of Hamburg. After just under a year of construction, it was launched at Hamburg on 1 September 1917 and commissioned in the spring of 1918 under the command of Kptlt. Werner Furbringer. Like all Type UB III submar ...

                                               

Aliwal North

Aliwal North is a town in central South Africa on the Orange River, Eastern Cape Province. Aliwal North is the seat of the Walter Sisulu Local Municipality within the Joe Gqabi District Municipality.

                                               

Barberton, Mpumalanga

Barberton is a town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, which has its origin in the 1880s gold rush in the region. It is situated in the De Kaap Valley and is fringed by the Makhonjwa Mountains. It is 43 kilometres south of Mbombela and 3 ...

                                               

Belfast, Mpumalanga

Belfast is a small town in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. It is situated in the eMakhazeni Local Municipality in the Nkangala District Municipality. The town is renowned for its excellent trout fishing conditions. Sheep and dairy farming take ...

                                               

Bethulie

Bethulie is a small sheep and cattle farming town in the Free State province of South Africa. The name meaning chosen by God was given by directors of a mission station in 1829 which the town formed around. The mission building is the oldest sett ...

                                               

Blue Hill, Saint Helena

Blue Hill is one of eight districts of the island of Saint Helena, part of the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha in the South Atlantic Ocean. It is sparsely populated and comprises the western third of the ...

                                               

Brandfort

Brandfort is a small agricultural town in the central Free State province of South Africa, about 60 km northeast of Bloemfontein. The town serves the surrounding farms for supplies and amenities. It is well known for once being home to the Anti-A ...

                                               

East London, Eastern Cape

East London is a city on the southeast coast of South Africa in the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality of the Eastern Cape province. The city lies on the Indian Ocean coast, largely between the Buffalo River and the Nahoon River, and hosts th ...

                                               

Heidelberg, Gauteng

Heidelberg is a town with 35.500 inhabitants in the Gauteng province of South Africa at the foot of the Suikerbosrand next to the N3 highway, which connects Johannesburg and Durban.

                                               

Heilbron

Heilbron is a small farming town in the Free State province of South Africa which services the cattle, dairy, sorghum, sunflower and maize industries. Raw stock beneficiation occurs in leisure foods, dairy products and stock feeds. It also serves ...

                                               

Howick, KwaZulu-Natal

Howick is a town located in the uMgungundlovu District Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. The town is 1050 m above sea level, and about 88 kilometres from the port city of Durban. It enjoys warm summers and cool dry winters. A ...

                                               

Irene, Gauteng

Though they left no historical writings of their own, records from other sources in the early 19th century refer to the Bakwena tribe, also known as the Crocodile people, who lived in the area. When Mzilikazi whose people became known as the Mata ...

                                               

Kimberley, Northern Cape

Kimberley is the capital and largest city of the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. It is located approximately 110 km east of the confluence of the Vaal and Orange Rivers. The city has considerable historical significance due to its diamond ...

                                               

Pinetown

Pinetown is a town that is part of the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, just inland from Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Pinetown is situated 16 km west of Durban at an elevation of 1.000 to 1.300 feet.

                                               

Springfontein

The town was established in 1904 on the farm Hartleydale, which was part of the farm Springfontein. The name Springfontein, which is Afrikaans for "jumping fountain", stems from the existence of a spring on the farm. A village management board wa ...

                                               

Vereeniging

Vereeniging is a city located in the south of Gauteng province, South Africa, situated where the Klip River empties into the northern loop of the Vaal River. It is also one of the constituent parts of the Vaal Triangle region and was formerly sit ...

                                               

Vredefort

Vredefort is a small farming town in the Free State province of South Africa that used to farm with cattle, peanuts, sorghum, sunflowers and maize. It is home to at least 50.000 residents. The town was established in 1876 on a farm called Visgat, ...

                                               

Winburg

Winburg is a small mixed farming town in the Free State province of South Africa. It is the oldest proclaimed town 1837 in the Orange Free State, South Africa and thus along with Griquastad, one of the oldest settlements in South Africa located n ...

                                               

Cannabis in Alabama

For the greatest part, cannabis has been illegal in Alabama for all purposes since 1931. First-time possession of personal amounts is a misdemeanor crime, but repeated possession or possession with intent to sell is a felony. Over the years, effo ...

                                               

Murder of Willie Brewster

On the evening of July 13, 1965, Hubert Damon Strange shot Willie Brewster as Brewster drove past him on Highway 202 outside Anniston, Alabama; two days later, Brewster died in hospital. In December of that year, Strange was convicted of second-d ...

                                               

Human trafficking in Arizona

Human trafficking in Arizona is the illegal trade of human beings for the purposes of reproductive slavery, commercial sexual exploitation, and forced labor as it occurs in the state of Arizona, and it is widely recognized as a modern-day form of ...

                                               

Crime in Phoenix

By the 1960s crime was becoming a significant problem in Phoenix, and by the 1970s crime continued to increase in the city at a faster rate than almost anywhere else in the country. It was during this time frame when an incident occurred in Phoen ...

                                               

Crime in California

In 2008, there were 1.265.920 crimes reported in California, including 2.142 murders, 8.903 rapes and 1.080.747 property crimes. In 2004, the California Board of Corrections reported 1.279.758 bookings, or administrative records of those arrested ...

                                               

California locations by crime rate

The following is a list of California locations by crime rate. In 2014, California reported 153.709 violent crimes 3.96 for every 1.000 people and 947.192 property crimes 24.41 for every 1.000 people. These rates are very similar for the average ...

                                               

Criminal procedure in California

As one of the fifty states of the United States, California follows common law criminal procedure. The principal source of law for California criminal procedure is the California Penal Code, Part 2, "Of Criminal Procedure." With a population of a ...

                                               

Human trafficking in California

Human trafficking in California is the illegal trade of human beings for the purposes of reproductive slavery, commercial sexual exploitation, and forced labor as it occurs in the state of California. It is widely recognized as a modern-day form ...

                                               

James Beck Shootout

The James Beck Shootout occurred on August 31, 2001, in Santa Clarita Valley, California. It resulted in the immediate deaths of James Allen Beck, a convicted felon, and Hagop "Jake" Kuredjian, a sheriffs deputy. Ten years later, ATF agent Jeff R ...

                                               

Stingaree, San Diego

The Stingaree was a neighborhood of San Diego between the boom of the 1880s and the cleanup of 1916. The reason for the neighborhoods fame was its role as the home to the citys "undesirables", including prostitutes, pimps, drug dealers and gamble ...