French Gendarme dies after trading place with hostage

French Gendarme, Arnaud Beltrame, has died after voluntarily taking the place of a hostage during a supermarket siege by an Islamic terrorist. Mr Beltrame died from gunshot wounds he sustained after being shot inside the Super U supermarket in Trebes in the southwest of France, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb confirmed. “Dead for his country. France…

Finsbury Park terrorist Darren Osbourne handed life sentence

Finsbury Park, London terrorist Darren Osbourne has received a life sentence in jail for vehicular attack on a crowd near a mosque. Mr Osbourne will spend a minimum term of 43 years behind bars. Osbourne, 48, deliberately drove a van into a crowd of worshippers near a mosque in June last year, killing Makram Ali…

US TV crew tries to sneak fake bomb through Newark airport

Nine people have been arrested after a film crew in the US tried to sneak a fake bomb through a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport. The group claimed to be working for a television network, testing the effectiveness of the TSA at detecting threats. Some of the group tried to get through the…

Flinders Street accused Saeed Noori charged

Victorian Police have charged Saeed Noori with 18 counts of attempted murder and one count of conduct endangering life after allegedly driving into a crowd of Christmas shoppers on Thursday. The 32-year old Heidelberg West man is due to face the Melbourne Magistrate’s court this afternoon. Noori was arrested shortly after the incident, which was…

Potsdam Christmas market evacuated after nail bomb found

A Christmas market in Potsdam, near Berlin, has been evacuated after a bomb was delivered to a nearby pharmacy. The suspicious device had wires and electronic protruding, and was confirmed by German police to be explosive. “The suspicion of an improvised explosive device has been confirmed,” announced the German police twitter account. It is believed…

Man drives car into students in France, injuring three

A man has intentionally rammed his car into a group of students outside of a school near Toulouse, France, injuring three who are believed to be Chinese. The attack has left one of the students with serious head injuries, and all three were taken to hospital. The 28-year old male driver was not on any…

Poland mall stabbing not a terrorist attack

Polish police have ruled out terrorism as the motive for a man who went on a stabbing frenzy in a shopping mall in southeastern Poland Friday afternoon local time. The attacker killed one person and left nine others injured in the attack at VIVO! Mall in the town of Stalowa Wola. Shoppers and mall security…

London bombing confirmed as terrorist incident

The explosion on a London underground train that has left 29 injured has been confirmed as a terrorist attack, with ISIS claiming responsibility. The bomb, which was wrapped in a plastic grocery bag and hidden in a bucket, went off at 8:20am, and is believed to have only partially exploded. The threat level in the…

Two dead after stabbing rampage in Turku

Two people have died and six more have been injured during a stabbing rampage in Turku, Finland on Friday. The attack occurred around 4:40pm in a market square in the south-western city, with local police warning people to avoid the area. The attacker, an as yet unidentified man, was shot and arrested on the scene.…

Terror attacks in Spain, 16 dead and hundreds injured

By Jacinta Payne ISIS have reportedly claimed responsibility for a terror attack in Spain that has left 16 reported dead, and hundreds injured. A van has ploughed into pedestrians at Las Ramblas, a popular tourist street in Barcelona, in an attack similar to London earlier this year and Nice, France last year. Witnesses report seeing…