Salisbury poisonings

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

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.

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

UK government accuses a TV interview with Salisbury suspects of ‘lies and fabrication’

UK government accuses a TV interview with Salisbury suspects of ‘lies and fabrication’

UK government accuses a TV interview with Salisbury suspects of ‘lies'

Downing Street has accused Russia of “lies and blatant fabrications” in the television interview with the two suspects in the Salisbury poisoning.

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

Airport baggage checks ‘weren’t as good as they could have been’ for novichok suspects, says security minister

Airport baggage checks ‘weren’t as good as they could have been’ for novichok suspects, says security minister

Airport bag checks ‘weren’t as good as they could have been’, says minister

Security minister Ben Wallace has admitted that airport baggage checks “weren’t probably as good as they might be” and contributed to two Russian nationals being able to bring Novichok into the UK.

Theresa May claims MPs appearing on Kremlin-backed TV ‘risk being propaganda tools’

Theresa May claims MPs appearing on Kremlin-backed TV ‘risk being propaganda tools’

MPs appearing on Kremlin-backed TV ‘risk being propaganda tools', claims May

Politicians appearing on a Kremlin-backed broadcaster risk being used as “propaganda tools”, the Prime Minister has told the House of Commons.

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.

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.

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”.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

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

Two Russian nationals identified as suspected Salisbury nerve agent attackers

Two Russian nationals identified as suspected Salisbury nerve agent attackers

Police and prosecutors said there is sufficient evidence to charge Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov with conspiring to murder Sergei and Yulia Skripal

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

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Car seized in Swindon in Novichok poisoning investigation

Car seized in Swindon in Novichok poisoning investigation

Car seized in Swindon in Novichok poisoning investigation

Police investigating the poisinin

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

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Amesbury poisoning: What is Novichok?

Amesbury poisoning: What is Novichok

Amesbury poisoning: What is Novichok

Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley are in a critical condition after being exposed to the Russian nerve agent

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Yulia Skripal gives her first public statement since poisoning

Yulia Skripal gives her first public statement since poisoning and says she hopes to return to Russia

Yulia Skripal gives her first public statement since poisoning

Yulia Skripal has given a statement to the press and says she hopes to return to Russia 'in the longer term' following the poising of her and her father Sergei

Friday, May 18, 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018

Ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from hospital

Ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from hospital

The former Russian spy has been discharged from hospital following poisoning in March.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Douma, scene of the April 7 chemical attack

'Plenty of evidence' that Britain staged Douma gas attack, says Russian foreign minister

'Plenty of evidence' that Britain staged Douma gas attack

Sergei Lavrov also alleges stockpile of chemicals produced in Germany and England

Russian president Vladimir Putin (stock image)

Britain could do a lot more to pressure 'gangster' Russia, says senior MP

Britain could do a lot more to pressure 'gangster' Russia, says senior MP

New cross-party Russia Co-ordination Group held its first meeting on Wednesday (April 18)

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The prime minister and president Xi discussed Syria and the Salisbury nerve agent attack

Theresa May discusses Syria strikes with China's president Xi

Theresa May discusses Syria strikes with China's president Xi

China one of just three members of UN Security Council to vote for resolution condemning the strikes

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Jeremy Fleming's first speech was at the CYBERUK 18 conference, hosted by the National Cyber Security Centre

Salisbury poisonings show how 'reckless' Russia can be, says GCHQ chief

Salisbury poisonings show how 'reckless' Russia can be, says GCHQ chief

New boss of intelligence agency gives first speech in Manchester