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#crackdown

# crackdown - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Google to limit targeted political ads in bid to 'improve voters’ confidence'

The tech giant said the changes aim to improve voter confidence in digital political advertising and electoral processes.

# crackdown - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Airbnb to verify all listings on platform by end of 2020 following US house party shooting

This comes after five people were killed in a Halloween party shooting at a rented Airbnb property in the US.

# crackdown - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Airbnb vows to ban 'party houses' in wake of Halloween shooting at rented US property

Five people were killed in a Halloween party shooting in the San Francisco suburb of Orinda.

# crackdown - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

CAB seizes cars, cash and drugs in Waterford raids

Gardaí the operation is a significant development in the ongoing investigation targeting assets derived from the proceeds of crime.

# crackdown - Friday 27 September, 2019

Gardaí question 38 people suspected of purchasing sexual services

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

# crackdown - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

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.

# crackdown - Sunday 1 September, 2019

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.

# crackdown - Monday 29 July, 2019

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.

# crackdown - Sunday 2 June, 2019

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.

# crackdown - Monday 18 March, 2019

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”.

# crackdown - Saturday 10 November, 2018

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.

# crackdown - Thursday 6 September, 2018

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.

# crackdown - Sunday 5 August, 2018

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.

# crackdown - Monday 16 July, 2018

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.

# crackdown - Monday 25 June, 2018

'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”.

# crackdown - Friday 8 June, 2018

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.

# crackdown - Saturday 19 May, 2018

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”.

# crackdown - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'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.

# crackdown - Thursday 5 April, 2018

# crackdown - Monday 26 March, 2018

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

The law, if passed, would include foreign media.

# crackdown - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers

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

# crackdown - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Gardaí announce sharp drop in burglaries nationwide after targeting repeat offenders

Gardaí said the number of thefts had been steadily rising.

# crackdown - Sunday 8 October, 2017

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.

# crackdown - Sunday 1 October, 2017

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.

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.

# crackdown - Thursday 3 August, 2017

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

A large quantity of cash was also detained.

# crackdown - Saturday 3 June, 2017

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.

# crackdown - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Australia to cancel passports of convicted paedophiles

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

# crackdown - Monday 15 May, 2017

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.

# crackdown - Saturday 29 April, 2017

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.

# crackdown - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

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.

# crackdown - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Drink drivers will be automatically banned when caught

Cabinet approved the plan from Shane Ross earlier today.

# crackdown - Sunday 29 January, 2017

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.

# crackdown - Friday 27 January, 2017

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.

# crackdown - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

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.

# crackdown - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Gardaí set up checkpoint on M50 to catch drink drivers

This was the first ever checkpoint on the M50.

# crackdown - Monday 19 December, 2016

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.

# crackdown - Saturday 3 December, 2016

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

Critics say the approach could open a door to fraudsters.

# crackdown - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

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.

# crackdown - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

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.

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