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#Terror Alert

# terror-alert - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Manchester stabbings: Police say it is likely attacker acted alone

Three people were stabbed at the city’s main railway station.

# terror-alert - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Oxford Circus alert: Two men suspected of punch-up that sparked panic are released

The area was put on lockdown and 16 people were injured while fleeing.

# terror-alert - Thursday 24 November, 2016

At least one killed after masked attacker bursts into monks' retirement home

About 70 monks live in the Montpellier home.

# terror-alert - Thursday 22 September, 2016

'Starbucks attack risk' warning for US tourists in Turkish city

The US has warned of the risk of a terror attack in the southern city of Gaziantep.

# terror-alert - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Two arrested after potential car bomb found near Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

No detonators were found, police said.

# terror-alert - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Gardaí say they'd 'run around like headless chickens' in the event of a terrorist attack

Sergeants and inspectors passed a motion calling on a review of the force’s capabilities and for more information to be given to them about threats.

# terror-alert - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Flights cancelled as Europe freezes transport links with Brussels

Airlines across Europe, including Aer Lingus and Ryanair, have cancelled flights.

# terror-alert - Monday 1 February, 2016

Norwegian police are losing their guns as there are "no grounds" for remaining armed

The Scandinavian country’s police force had been fully armed, due to a heightened terror threat, since 2014,

# terror-alert - Friday 1 January, 2016

German police lift terror attack alert in Munich

German officials were tipped off about the alleged plan, and evacuated Munich’s main rail station.

# terror-alert - Sunday 20 December, 2015

'Fake bomb' causes Paris-bound Air France jet to make emergency landing

The flight from Mauritius was forced to land in Kenya.

# terror-alert - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Armed hostage situation in northern French town

The incident is ongoing in the town of Roubaix.

Brussels to stay on lockdown for a week as PM says attack threat still "imminent"

The US State Department said information suggests attacks are planned in multiple regions.

# terror-alert - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Ireland offers support as UN unanimously approves 'all necessary measures' against IS

A man suspected of scouting targets for Islamic State before last week’s terror attacks in Paris has been arrested in Turkey this morning.

# terror-alert - Monday 1 September, 2014

Terrorist attack warning goes viral, London police say 'It's a complete hoax'

The fake alert comes after the UK’s terror threat level was raised to “severe”

# terror-alert - Friday 29 August, 2014

UK increases terror threat level from "substantial" to "severe"

There is no evidence however to suggest that an attack is imminent.

# terror-alert - Friday 9 August, 2013

US evacuates staff from Pakistan over "specific threats"

All non-emergency staff have been ordered out of the US embassy in Lahore because of the threat.

# terror-alert - Thursday 4 November, 2010

Parcel bomb was 'minutes from exploding' - French minister

Brice Hortefeux has told French television that one of the parcel bombs was just 17 minutes from exploding.

# terror-alert - Tuesday 2 November, 2010

Seized parcels in September could have been 'dry run'

Suspicious packages recovered in September may have been test runs for last week’s intercepted bombs.

# terror-alert - Friday 29 October, 2010

Obama confirms 'explosive material' found on US-bound planes

US President says country will “spare no effort” in investigating source of suspect packages.

'Suspect packages' found on plane and cargo facility

Suspicious devices were en route from Yemen to the US, sparking fears of terror dry run.

# terror-alert - Monday 4 October, 2010

Vague terror alert frustrates US travelers

American citizens are perplexed about a terror alert issued for… the entire European continent.