S Korea arrests church leader for obstructing coronavirus fight

Lee Man-hee heads the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, which is linked to more than a third of South Korea’s total cases. Authorities in South Korea have arrested the founder of a secretive Christian sect at the centre of the country’s largest coronavirus cluster on charges of obstructing the government’s efforts to contain the outbreak in […]

US arrests three Chinese nationals for visa fraud

The US has charged four Chinese nationals with visa fraud for allegedly lying about their membership of China’s armed forces. Three are under arrest while the FBI is seeking to arrest the fourth, who is said to be in China’s San Francisco consulate. FBI agents have also interviewed people in 25 US cities who have […]

Norway arrests British man suspected of Ryanair plane bomb threat

A 51-year-old British man is suspected of issuing a bomb threat midair during a Ryanair flight from London to Oslo. Norwegian authorities say they have arrested a 51-year-old British man suspected of issuing a bomb threat midair during a Ryanair flight from London to Oslo. The incident triggered a security operation at the Norwegian capital’s […]

Arrests made on fourth day of Detroit summer school protests

A group has been protesting against the programme, saying officials are putting people at risk, 11 have been arrested. Police on Thursday arrested at least 11 protesters who tried to block buses from picking up Detroit students as the fourth day of demonstrations against voluntary summer classes during the coronavirus outbreak continue. The Detroit school […]

Northern Ireland arrests man over journalist Lyra McKee's murder

The 27-year-old, arrested under the Terrorism Act in Londonderry, was taken to Belfast for questioning, police say. A 27-year-old man has been arrested in Northern Ireland over last year’s murder of journalist Lyra McKee. The man was arrested on Wednesday under the Terrorism Act in Londonderry, the second-largest city in Northern Ireland, where 29-year-old McKee was […]