Piers Corbyn has again been arrested at an anti-lockdown protest, held in defiance of orders banning public gatherings in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus conspiracy theorist, 73, was pictured in handcuffs being led away by Metropolitan Police officers in Bishops Park, Fulham, West London , on Saturday. The brother of former Labour leader Jeremy was among dozens of people who had gathered to protest against the current lockdown . Other images showed people dancing in front of a banner which read, 'Let London Live' and was supportive of Corbyn's campaign to become London mayor. And a video filmed as police intervened showed protesters shouting 'shame on you' at officers as they surrounded Corbyn, who was holding a microphone. Corbyn has been arrested at least five times since the start of the coronavirus pandemic for defying lockdown restrictions to protest. The pensioner's latest brush with police comes less than a month after he was detained over … [Read more...] about Piers Corbyn is led away in handcuffs by police as he is arrested AGAIN after attending anti-lockdown march in West London
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Police have arrested a number people after hundreds of anti-lockdown protesters gathered in Dublin. About 20 people were arrested by Gardai in the centre of the Irish capital on Saturday after an anti-lockdown demonstration began around 2pm. Officers were forced to draw their batons after one protester threw a firework at police. Clashes on Grafton Street this afternoon after anti-lockdown protest. Incident that prompted baton charge is shown pic.twitter.com/K9zpNMbgPo — Stephen Murphy (@SMurphyTV) February 27, 2021 The protesters, who were not wearing masks and carried anti-lockdown placards, tried to gather in St Stephen's Green park, but the gates were closed by officials. Sky News Ireland correspondent Stephen Murphy said there were no reports of any serious injuries and a "handful" of public order arrests were made. Advertisement Garda Commissioner Drew Harris said up to 20 people were arrested during the protest. "Very … [Read more...] about Arrests made after hundreds gather for anti-lockdown protests in Dublin
Violence has returned to the streets of Spain after a few days of tense calm following the arrest of a rapper. Bank windows were smashed in Barcelona and at least 10 people were arrested after peaceful marches turned violent, with similar scenes in other parts of the Catalonia region. Officers also said they apprehended a group trying to set a police van on fire. It comes after rapper Pablo Hasel was taken into custody on 16 February to serve a nine-month prison sentence. The charges he faced include inciting terrorism - he had praised defunct groups who were responsible for killing more than 1,000 people in Spain - as well as refusing to pay fines for insulting the country's former king. Advertisement Violence was seen following his arrest across Catalonia for more than week and more than 100 people were arrested during demonstrations. tensions had eased over the past few days but Saturday saw a return to the lawlessness … [Read more...] about Spain: Violence returns to streets of Barcelona and Catalonia after arrest of rapper
AL Capone, born in 1899, was the infamous boss of the organised crime gang the Chicago Outfit. The mobster, also known as “Scarface,” is believed to have hidden “millions” before he was imprisoned in 1931 on tax evasion charges. How long was Al Capone in prison? Capone was in prison for seven years, six months and 15 days and released on November 16, 1939. He had originally been handed an 11-year sentence. Capone had paid back all is fines and back taxes. Immediately on his release he was taken to a Baltimore hospital for brain treatment before going to his Florida home. In 1946, his physician and a Baltimore psychiatrist, after examination, both concluded Capone then had the mentality of a 12-year-old child, according to the FBI . Capone lived on Palm Island with his wife and immediate family until his death due to a stroke and pneumonia on January 25, 1947. What was Al Capone in prison for? Despite Capone’s racketeering empire, the authorities had … [Read more...] about How long was Al Capone in prison?