Novichok

Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

Novichok suspects

Salisbury Novichok suspects were 'detained in the Netherlands earlier this year'

Salisbury Novichok suspects 'detained in the Netherlands earlier this year'

The two men suspected of poisoning an ex-Russian spy in Salisbury were briefly detained in the Netherlands earlier this year, an investigative group has claimed.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Police chief warns no-deal Brexit could make Novichok investigation more difficult

Police chief warns no-deal Brexit could make Novichok investigation more difficult

Police chief warns no-deal Brexit may make Novichok investigation more difficult

A no-deal Brexit will make it harder for police to protect UK citizens as forces fall back on “slower, more bureaucratic” systems, one of the country’s most senior officers has warned.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

The Salisbury suspects’ explanations for their visit could be true, says former British Ambassador

The Salisbury suspects’ explanations for their visit could be true, says former British Ambassador

Salisbury suspects’ explanations could be true, says former British Ambassador

Former British Ambassador Craig Murray has said that the Novichok suspects’ explanations for being in Salisbury could be true.

News round-up: The week's top stories

News round-up: The week's top stories

News round-up: The week's top stories

In case you missed it, here's our guide to the top news stories over the last week.

Novichok not the cause in latest Salisbury incident, police confirm

Novichok not the cause in latest Salisbury incident, police confirm

Novichok not the cause in latest Salisbury incident, police confirm

A man in his 40s and a woman in her 30s were taken ill in the city on Sunday.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

Dan Wootton and former Kremlin adviser clash over bizarre speculation that novichok suspects are gay

Dan Wootton and former Kremlin adviser clash over bizarre speculation that novichok suspects are gay

Dan Wootton and former Kremlin adviser clash over novichok suspects

Dan Wootton and former Kremlin adviser Alexander Nekrassov have a heated discussion about the interview the Novichok poisoning suspects gave to Russia Today

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Novichok suspects appear on Russia Today: 'We visited Salisbury as tourists'

Novichok suspects appear on Russia Today: 'We visited Salisbury as tourists'

Novichok suspects appear on Russia Today: 'We visited Salisbury as tourists'

Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov said they did not have novichok in their suitcase, and said their visit to Salisbury was to see the cathedral and Stonehenge

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

http://talkradio.co.uk/news/former-british-ambassador-russia-we-will-never-know-if-putin-personally-ordered-attack

Putin says Russia has identified novichok suspects and denied they work for the military

Putin says Russia has identified novichok suspects

Russian president Vladimir Putin said the two men suspected of poisoning former spy Sergei Skripal have been identified and are not 'criminals'

Friday, September 7, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018

The home of the Skripals will remain under a police cordon until the decontamination is complete

Decontamination work begins on the home of Sergei Skripal

Decontamination work begins on the home of Sergei Skripal

Counter-terrorism officers believe the house is where Mr Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned.

Russia only has ‘a negative agenda’ after Novichok attack, says UK’s representative to the UN

Russia only has ‘a negative agenda’ after Novichok attack, says UK’s representative to the UN

Russia only has ‘a negative agenda’ after Novichok attack

Russia is an irresponsible “disruptor” on the world stage which often has only a “negative agenda”, the UK’s representative to the United Nations has said.

Former British Ambassador to Russia: ‘We will never know if Putin personally ordered the attack’

Former British Ambassador to Russia: ‘We will never know if Putin personally ordered the attack’

Former Ambassador to Russia: ‘We will never know if Putin ordered the attack'

Sir Andrew Wood, a former British ambassador to Russia has said that it is not possible to know whether President Vladimir Putin “personally ordered, rather than gave a general authorisation” but “there is no doubt that he is overall responsible”.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Thursday, September 6, 2018

UK novichok allegations backed by allies

UK novichok allegations backed by allies

US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau issued a joint statement with Mrs May.

Novichok attack debate could risk ‘trial in Parliament’, warns MP

Novichok attack debate could risk ‘trial in Parliament’, warns MP

Novichok attack debate could risk ‘trial in Parliament’, warns MP

The House of Commons should get rid of plans to debate the Salisbury Novichok attack now two men have been identified as suspects, a Labour MP warned.

Tom Tugendhat: Salisbury attack ‘is a threat to the world order’

Tom Tugendhat: Salisbury attack ‘is a threat to the world order’

Tom Tugendhat: Salisbury attack ‘is a threat to the world order’

Tom Tugendhat, the chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee has said that the UK needs to “hit Putin where it hurts” and that the Salisbury attack “is a threat to the world order”, despite Theresa May not explicitly implicating the Kremlin for the attack.

Russia will not expel the Salisbury suspects, says former Head of Counter Terrorism

Russia will not expel the Salisbury suspects, says former Head of Counter Terrorism

Russia will not expel the Salisbury suspects, says former Counter Terrorism Head

Chris Phillips has said that “countries around the world will come together” but that “forcing Russia to expel the people back to the UK is not going to happen”.

UK to face Russia at UN hours after spies revealed as Salisbury Novichok assassins

UK to face Russia at UN hours after spies revealed as Salisbury Novichok assassins

UK faces Russia at UN hours after spies revealed as Salisbury Novichok assassins

British and Russian officials will come face-to-face as the UN Security Council discusses the Salisbury Novichok attack hours after Prime Minister Theresa May said GRU agents were behind the deadly poisoning.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Former Kremlin advisor claims Novichok suspects could be ‘rogue agents’

Former Kremlin advisor claims Novichok suspects could be ‘rogue agents’

Former Kremlin advisor claims Novichok suspects could be ‘rogue agents’

Former Kremlin advisor Alexander Nekrassov has claimed that the two Novichok suspects could be “rogue agents or could be working for some very influential rich person”, despite Theresa May telling MPs the investigation concluded the two suspects are members of the GRU, Russia's military intelligence service.

Theresa May: Novichok suspects will 'face justice' if they travel outside Russia

Theresa May: Novichok suspects will 'face justice' if they travel outside Russia

Theresa May: Novichok suspects will 'face justice' if they travel outside Russia

The suspects in the poisoning of Sergei Skripal were named as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov. Theresa May detailed the charges against them in a speech to the House of Commons

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Poison that killed Dawn Sturgess was the same used on the Skripals, investigators confirm

Poison that killed Dawn Sturgess was the same used on the Skripals

Dawn Sturgess her partner Charlie Rowley fell ill at his home in Amesbury.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Monday, August 6, 2018

Government 'to make extradition request to Moscow' for two suspects in Salisbury novichok attack

Government 'to make extradition request to Moscow' for two suspects in Salisbury novichok attack

Government 'to make extradition request to Moscow' for poisoning suspects

The government is reportedly ready to request the extradition of two suspects they believe carried out the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal

Monday, July 30, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

Safety measures in place for funeral of novichok victim

Safety measures in place for funeral of novichok victim

Safety measures in place for funeral of novichok victim

Dawn Sturgess, who died after being poisoned by novichok, will be cremated at a funeral with extra safety measures in place

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Police speak to nerve agent victim after he regains consciousness

Police speak to nerve agent victim after he regains consciousness

Police speak to nerve agent victim after he regains consciousness

Charlie Rowley is still in hospital but was able to have a brief conversation with police investigating the poisoning of him and his partner

Monday, July 9, 2018

Monday, July 9, 2018

Murder investigation launched as woman dies after being exposed to Novichok

Murder investigation launched as woman dies after being exposed to Novichok

Murder investigation launched as woman dies after being exposed to Novichok

Dawn Sturgess has died after falling ill last week after touching an item thought to be contaminated with the nerve agent

Friday, July 6, 2018

Friday, July 6, 2018

Amesbury poisoning: Police say they can not rule out third incident

Amesbury poisoning: Police say they can not rule out third incident

Police said they could not rule out more people falling ill as a result of contact with the nerve agent apparently left over from the attempted murder of Sergei and Yulia Skripal.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Amesbury: Couple found unconscious exposed to nerve agent Novichok

Amesbury: Couple found unconscious exposed to nerve agent Novichok

The pair, named locally as mother Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley, were taken ill on Saturday in Amesbury, around eight miles from where the Skripals were poisoned with Novichok in Salisbury.