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# Cracking down

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Pro players among 83 arrested by police in tennis match-fixing probe
A player who competed in last year’s US Open is among the 28 professionals arrested by Spanish authorities.
'It is a relentless war': Tánaiste wants to weaken the power of gang leaders in prisons
Frances Fitzgerald has said resources must be in place to tackle gangland’s grip on Irish society.
Police in India arrest schoolgirl for allegedly cheating in an exam
Suspicion was raised after the student was unable to spell the name of her subject.
New laws will see repeat burglars hit with longer jail terms
Minister Frances Fitzgerald has said the new laws will deal with Ireland’s “hardened cohort” of repeat offenders.
Amazon set to take legal action against more than 1,000 'fake reviewers'
The fake reviews were being offered for sale for as little as $5 (€4.40).
Five arrested over China shopping centre sex tape
A video showing a couple having sex went viral on the China’s Twitter-like Weibo.
One day's policing in Belfast last month cost more than £300,000
PSNI Chief Constable today issued a report to the Northern Ireland Policing Board.
WHO calls for ban on smoking e-cigarettes indoors
The organisation has called for measures to be taken against the devices until further research is conducted.
The government is going to regulate the sale of e-cigarettes and ban their sale to under 18s
Health Minister James Reilly has previously expressed concerns about the harmful effects of electronic cigarettes.