Thursday, 19 September 2019

Tag Archives: stolen

Swedish police hopeful stolen royal treasure has been found

STOCKHOLM (Gn) Swedish royal treasure from 1611 that is said to be worth 65 million kronor ($7.2 million) and was stolen last year from a cathedral, might have been found, police said. Police said in a statement that “all seems to indicate King Karl IX’s stolen funeral regalia have been ...

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Little blue penguins stolen from New Zealand nest

NEW ZEALAND: Three little blue penguins have been stolen from their burrow in New Zealand, say conservation officials. Two men were seen using a crowbar to prise rocks off the penguins’ burrow in Hawkes Bay and then hook the birds out by their neck. One of the penguins died in ...

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Pak polls ‘stolen’, results ‘tainted’: Nawaz Sharif

In his first reaction over the general election results, Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has alleged that the polls had been “stolen” and warned that the “tainted and dubious results would cast a “bad impact” on the country’s politics. Talking to visitors in Adiala Jail on Thursday, the ...

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More than $1.2b in cryptocurrency stolen since 2017

NEW YORK: Criminals have stolen about $1.2 billion in cryptocurrencies since the beginning of 2017, as bitcoin’s popularity and the emergence of more than 1,500 digital tokens have put the spotlight on the unregulated sector, according to estimates from the Anti-Phishing Working Group released on Thursday. The estimates were part ...

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German police arrest pair with 130 pounds of stolen chocolate

BERLIN: Two people are under investigation in Germany after being caught in possession of some 60 kilograms (130 pounds) of stolen chocolate. Braunschweig police said Thursday a 35-year-old woman was nabbed by an alert cashier at a supermarket on Tuesday as she checked out only a few items but had ...

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Homeless man stands in rain to guard cash left in open car

GLASGOW: A homeless hero waited in the pouring rain for hours to stop a stranger’s £450 being stolen. James John McGeown spotted the cash sitting inside a handbag, which had been left on the front seat of a parked car that had been left with its window down. After waiting ...

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Cars and keys stolen from car park near Manchester Airport

LONDON: Up to 130 sets of car keys have been stolen from a site used by a meet-and-greet company offering long-stay parking near Manchester Airport. Four cars were also taken from the Car Park Manchester site in Hale, the Manchester Evening News reported. Police said the full numbers involved were ...

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Millions of XBox and PSP gamers details stolen by hackers

More than 2.5 million Xbox and PSP gamers have had their details stolen in a massive cyber breach of two games forums, it has been claimed. The XBOX360 ISO and PlayStation’s PSP ISO forum, both unofficial sites where players share links to download free and pirated versions of games, were reportedly ...

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London church to be reunited with stolen 16th-century carving

LONDON: St Katharine Cree church in Leadenhall Street is a survivor of both the Great Fire of 1666 and the second world war blitz, while the 80cm-high alabaster carving was part of a monument to Sir Nicholas Throckmorton, a prominent figure in the reign of Elizabeth I, dating from the ...

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