Brazil police officers arrested in probe over murder of two youths

A heavily-armed Brazilian policeman on duty in San Paolo. Photo: AP

Eight Brazilian military police officers were arrested on Monday as part of a probe into the murder of two youths after the fatal shooting was shown on television, the force said.

Tuesday, 2 April, 2013, 1:32pm

China arrests 73 over fake luxury brands

Chinese police, working with US authorities, have arrested 73 people for manufacturing and exporting fake international brands including Hermes, LVMH’s Louis Vuitton and Coach Inc.

19 Nov 2012 - 4:29pm

Briton jailed for wearing anti-police T-shirt

Barry Thew wearing the T-shirt that caused offence in Britain.

Barry Thew, 39, was arrested for wearing a shirt bearing handwritten messages saying “One less pig perfect justice” and “” in Radcliffe, near Manchester, northern England, on September 18.

His arrest came hours after two police officers in Manchester were killed in a gun and grenade attack that shocked Britain.

13 Oct 2012 - 4:19am

Danish police arrest 14 in vandalism plot

Danish security police say 14 members of an extreme left-wing group were arrested in Copenhagen overnight for planning to carry out politically motivated vandalism.

The Security and Intelligence Service says seven men and seven women ranging in age from 19 to 48 were targeting “police and other public institutions.” The agency did not give further details.

19 Sep 2012 - 6:11pm

Australian police arrest man on terror charge

Australian police have arrested a man in connection with suspected terrorism offenses during raids in which they seized firearms, computer equipment and a USB stick containing what they said were “violent extremist materials.”

13 Sep 2012 - 10:40am