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# arson - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

# arson - Monday 6 August, 2012

US mosque burns to ground in suspected arson attack

“We hope these are isolated events, but suddenly they have become more regular and bolder.”

# arson - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Emergency services come under attack at sub station fire in Derry

The PSNI is investigating an arson attack at an electricity substation in the city.

# arson - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

From The42 Former Bayern Munich star Breno jailed for arson Arson

Former Bayern Munich star Breno jailed for arson

The Brazilian was found to have started the fire that almost totally destroyed his luxury house in the Bavarian capital.

# arson - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# arson - Saturday 9 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed….

Five Bus Éireann vehicles destroyed in Thurles fire

Gardaí are investigating the possibility that the fires were the result of a suspected arson attack.

# arson - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Two arrested over suspected arson attack on elderly woman's home

The men, aged 20 and 21, were arrested on suspicion of arson endangering a life.

# arson - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Rioter gets 11.5 year jail term for starting riots fire

Gordon Thompson, 34, stole a laptop from the House of Reeves department store before setting fire to a sofa.

# arson - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Church blaze left interior 'gutted', repairs could take years

The fire at St Catherine’s in Dublin was so fierce it blew out the windows, the parish priest has said after assessing the damage.

# arson - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

LA fires suspect also involved in German arson investigation

The 24-year-old man was arrested in LA on Monday in connection with over 50 fires in the city last weekend.

# arson - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Man arrested after LA fires cause over $2 million in damage

The 24-year-old was arrested early yesterday morning, according to police in West Hollywood.

# arson - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Search for possible Hollywood arsonist US

Search for possible Hollywood arsonist

Cars and houses – including one where The Doors’ Jim Morrison used to live – were set on fire over past two days.

# arson - Monday 21 November, 2011

Man for court over garda station arson attack

A 25-year-old was charged yesterday after a “flaming object” was thrown in the Castlebar station’s public office.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know by 9am: Reports that dole could be cut, Mayo Garda station in firebomb attack, Robbie helps Galaxy to MLS glory, and the anniversary we’d rather forget

# arson - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

German police thwart arson attack at Berlin train station

A left-wing extremist group has claimed responsibility for the placement of seven petrol bombs at Berlin’s central train station.

# arson - Friday 2 September, 2011

Mexican police agent arrested during casino fire probe Mexico This post contains videos

Mexican police agent arrested during casino fire probe

52 people were killed in an arson fire at a casino in Northern Mexico last week.

# arson - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Wildfires strike Texas and Oklahoma

The fires occurred following dry weather and high temperatures and led to evacuations from homes.

# arson - Friday 26 August, 2011

Two more arrested in Donegal arson investigations

Two men aged 20 and 21 are arrested in connection with arson attacks in the Buncrana area, as charges are prepared against others.

# arson - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Five arrests in Buncrana arson investigation

A group of young men have been arrested in Donegal in relation to suspected string of arson attacks.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you should know this morning…

More fires started in Buncrana as arson fears grow

Another fire has occurred in Donegal, adding to fears that there is a group of arsonists at work in the area.

# arson - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Seán Quinn: Attacks on Quinn properties are not in my name

The ousted chief of the Quinn Group denies claims by its new CEO that he wouldn’t condemn attacks on its properties.

# arson - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Quinn Group chief executive's family car destroyed in arson attack

Paul O’Brien’s car was destroyed in an attack at his home in Co Meath, which also damaged his house and that of a neighbour.

# arson - Monday 8 August, 2011

Over 100 arrests in second night of London "copycat" riots

Police blame “copycat criminal activity” as over 100 are arrested following violence in Enfield, Brixton and Walthamstow.

# arson - Sunday 7 August, 2011

Riots in London as protest turns violent Riots This post contains images

Riots in London as protest turns violent

A protest over the shooting dead of a local man by police turned into a riot in Tottenham, north London, last night, with cars being set on fire and shops smashed and looted.

# arson - Friday 3 June, 2011

Customs truck carrying fuel laundering evidence hijacked and set alight

Driver took a wrong turn into south Armagh, where the truck was hijacked and subsequently set alight yesterday evening.

# arson - Friday 13 May, 2011

Disgruntled worker throws petrol bomb into Chinese bank

Dozens of people injured after employee who had been fired for stealing money returns for revenge.

# arson - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Man questioned over suspected arson attack which killed two in Cork goes into hiding

Helena O’Dwyer and her nephew Ryan, 5, died in the house fire in Mahon, which gardaí suspect was started intentionally.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Sony admits Playstation users’ details hacked; German anger after seven Irish Travellers arrested in Cologne after a “drunken rampage”; and Mrs Brown’s Boys is up for a BAFTA.

# arson - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Suspected arson attack destroys 16 coaches in Dublin

Sixteen coaches and a bus depot were destroyed in a suspected arson attack that could cost one of the country’s best-known coach hire companies millions of euro.

# arson - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Homeless man charged with arson as crews battle fierce wildfires in Texas

The fires cover an area twice the size of the original estimate. A homeless man has been charged with arson after leaving a campfire unattended.

# arson - Monday 21 March, 2011

African-American church 'burned down by racists upset by Obama win' US

African-American church 'burned down by racists upset by Obama win'

US court hears that three men committed arson because they were angry when Barack Obama became President.

# arson - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Man arrested over attack on garda speed camera

Garda speed detection van was destroyed in Blarney, Co Cork, in 2009.

# arson - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Death sentences nine years after India train arson attack

Sixty people died when a packed train carriage was set alight in February 2002, sparking religious riots which killed another 1,000.

# arson - Thursday 30 December, 2010

Investigation launched into fire at Our Lady's Hospital in Cork

Gardaí believe that the last night’s fire was started maliciously.

# arson - Friday 3 December, 2010

Thank you: Turkey's aid to Israeli wildfire crisis breaks diplomatic stalemate Israel This post contains images

Thank you: Turkey's aid to Israeli wildfire crisis breaks diplomatic stalemate

Israeli and Turkish prime ministers have their first phone conversation since 2009 in wake of fires which have killed 42 people.

# arson - Friday 26 November, 2010

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you really, really need to know by 9am: the count beings in Donegal; the bailout talks near fruition and your chance to win a ticket to the event of the year….no, not the Toy Show.

# arson - Saturday 2 October, 2010

Eleven-year-old girl hospitalised after arson attack

Longford petrol bomb attack leaves 11 year-old badly burnt and in Crumlin Children’s Hospital.