Read more about the article Man Seized Trafficking 900lbs Of Illegal Honey
Image shows some of the honey combs that were seized by customs in Stuttgart, Germany, undated photo. Officers seized more than 400 kilogrammes (882 lbs) of honey in October, 2022. (Hauptzollamt Stuttgart/Newsflash)

Man Seized Trafficking 900lbs Of Illegal Honey

A man trying to smuggle nearly 900lbs of honey into Germany was seized by police at Stuttgart Airport. The 57-year-old suspect had reportedly brought the sweet stuff from Turkey and did not have veterinary or customs documents. His haul was discovered at the Stuttgart Airport bus terminal. Newsflash obtained a…

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Read more about the article Airport Customs Dogs Bust Chinese Tourist Smuggling Smoked Bats In Suitcase
Photo shows dogs sniffing bags at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. A tourist from Kunming, China, was caught by sniffer dogs trying to smuggle animal carcasses into Thailand. (Department of Livestock Development/Newsflash)

Airport Customs Dogs Bust Chinese Tourist Smuggling Smoked Bats In Suitcase

A Chinese tourist has been busted smuggling smoked bats in a suitcase thanks to the acute sense of smell of airport customs dogs in Thailand. https://youtu.be/1OO7tWdJlnY Department of Livestock Development/Newsflash The unnamed tourist, who is reportedly from Kunming, a city in south-western China's Yunnan Province, was busted trying to smuggle…

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Read more about the article Customs Cops Seize Gold Bars Trafficked In Game Controllers
Picture shows an x-ray of gold bars hidden in game controllers, undated. Customs officials seized gold with a total weight of around one kilogramme during an air freight inspection at Leipzig-Halle Airport, in Germany, on July 25, 2022. (Hauptzollamt Dresden/Newsflash)

Customs Cops Seize Gold Bars Trafficked In Game Controllers

Customs police have seized gold bars worth more than GBP 50,000 stashed inside wireless game controllers found after airport X-Ray checks. Picture shows gold bars hidden in game controllers, undated. Customs officials seized gold with a total weight of around one kilogramme during an air freight inspection at Leipzig-Halle Airport,…

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Read more about the article Smuggler Seized With 20 Pounds Of Vietnamese Pork Sausage
A Beagle from the DLD-Quarantine and Inspection Canine unit, inspecting luggage at the Suvarnabhumi Airport, in Nong Prue, Thailand, on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022. they discovered 9 kilogrammes of pork sausages were brought in by a traveller who flew in from Hanoi, Vietnam. (@DLDthailand/Newsflash)

Smuggler Seized With 20 Pounds Of Vietnamese Pork Sausage

A trafficker trying to sneak 20lbs of illicit Vietnamese pork sausages into Thailand was caught when sniffer dogs tracked down the spicy pong in his luggage. The traveller - whose identity was not disclosed in local media - had flown in to Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport from Hanoi on 23rd October.…

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Read more about the article Airport Inspectors Find Live Alligator In Passenger’s Suitcase
Picture shows the live albino alligator wrapped in cling film found inside a suitcase at Munich Airport, in Germany, on Sept. 25, 2022. The alligator was wrapped in cling film, in the bag of a 42-year-old businessman departing for Singapore. (Hauptzollamt Munchen/Newsflash)

Airport Inspectors Find Live Alligator In Passenger’s Suitcase

This astonishing X-ray shows how an American traveller tried to smuggle a live albino alligator out of Germany on a flight to Singapore. The metre-long reptile was discovered by stunned baggage inspectors at Munich International Airport, Bavaria, last month (September). The rare white gator - which had been stuffed into…

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Read more about the article Tourists Caught Smuggling Hundreds Of Seashells And Tonnes Of Sand Out Of Italy
Some of the stones shells taken from German tourists caught by police and customs at Cagliari airport, Italy, in June, 2022. (Guardia di Finanza/Newsflash)

Tourists Caught Smuggling Hundreds Of Seashells And Tonnes Of Sand Out Of Italy

Holidaymakers trying to steal hundreds of pebbles and seashells, as well as sand from the Italian island Sardinia, are set for hefty fines. Local police have revealed that they discovered nearly 220 pebbles and around 160 sea shells weighing 8.6 kilograms (13.5 st) as they scanned the luggage of two…

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Read more about the article Swiss Legend Toblerone Slopes Off
Toblerone will relocate parts of the production to Bratislava in Slovakia. (Newsflash)

Swiss Legend Toblerone Slopes Off

The iconic triangular chocolate bars made by Toblerone will soon no longer be produced exclusively in Switzerland. The bar's choccy peaks are said to be a tribute to the Swiss Alps close to the country's capital Bern, where it has been made for more than 100 years. But now the…

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Read more about the article Customs Dog Sniffs Out Hundreds Of Endangered Seahorses
Customs dog found 844 dried seahorses weighing a total of around five kilograms at Leipzig-Halle Airport in June 2022. (Hauptzollamt Dresden/Newsflash)

Customs Dog Sniffs Out Hundreds Of Endangered Seahorses

Customs officers found nearly 1,000 endangered seahorses being smuggled through an airport to be used as 'natural viagra' by bogus healers. The dried seahorses had been stashed in a freight package going through Germany's Dresden and Leipzig Airport when they were found by a sniffer dog. The 5-kilogramme (11-lb) package…

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Read more about the article Seven Kilos Of Rhino Horn Found In False Bottom Box
The 16 pieces of rhino horns weighing 6.7 kilos (14.9 lbs) which were attempted to be smuggled in the German city of Dresden. (Zoll/Newsflash)

Seven Kilos Of Rhino Horn Found In False Bottom Box

Customs officers uncovered nearly seven kilos of horn from critically endangered black rhino being trafficked through a German airport. The sickening haul - worth more than GBP 340,000 on the black market - was being sent to Vietnam. Officials at Leipzig Airport found 16 pieces of rhino horn weighing 6.7…

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Read more about the article Brit Uni With Own Runway Gets GBP 3M To Develop Low Carbon Planes
Cranfield University's DARTEC facility. (Cranfield University/Newsflash)

Brit Uni With Own Runway Gets GBP 3M To Develop Low Carbon Planes

A British University that started life as an aircraft development college and is the only European university with its own airport is heading back to its roots after getting a GBP 3.1 million investment to carry out sustainable aviation research. Cranfield University was formed in 1946 as the College of…

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