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Traces of nerve agent Novichok found in second Salisbury police officer's blood
The attempted assassination the Skripals was done using Novichok in March 2018.
Parents of Novichok victim query why UK settled ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury
Dawn Sturgess died after coming into contact with a nerve agent allegedly used in last year’s poisoning of Skripal and his daughter.
Novichok ruled out after couple fall ill in UK town hit by poisoning
Police said the couple, a man in his 40s and a woman in her 30s, were assessed in hospital where they remained under observation.
US hits Russia with sanctions over nerve agent attack in England
A former Russian spy and his daughter were exposed to Novichok in March.
Britain asks world's chemical warfare watchdog to extend Novichok probe
Dawn Sturgess died after she handled what she thought was a bottle of perfume, given to her by her partner Charlie Rowley.
Man exposed to Novichok nerve agent in UK is no longer critical, hospital says
Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess, who has since died, fell ill last weekend in Amesbury, near the town of Salisbury.
Novichok poisoning: Police search for container they believe couple 'must have handled'
Dawn Sturgess and a man named locally as Charlie Rowley (45) fell ill last weekend in Amesbury, near the town of Salisbury.
Public in Salisbury warned not to pick up unknown objects after couple exposed to nerve agent
Police are investigating if the latest nerve agent poisoning is linked to the last Salisbury incident.
Daughter of ex-Russian spy poisoned by nerve agent refuses consular assistance from Russian embassy
Skripal was discharged from hospital on Monday, more than a month after the 4 March nerve agent attack.
The pets of Russian spy poisoned in Salisbury are dead - UK government
Russia had raised questions about the condition of the Skripals’ pet cat and two guinea pigs.
Yulia Skripal says her 'strength is growing daily', in first statement since Salisbury poisoning
Sergei and Yulia Skripal were found unconscious in the English town of Salisbury on 4 March.
UK scientists unable to prove nerve agent was Russian-made
Analysts had identified it as military-grade Novichok, but they had not proved it was made in Russia.
Russian ambassador on expulsion of Irish diplomat: 'Every action finds its counteraction'
Yury Filatov said he is still optimistic about Ireland’s future relationship with Russia.
Russia escalates action against European countries as it puts UK diplomats on notice
Yulia Skripal, meanwhile, is “rapidly improving” in her condition in hospital.
Yulia Skripal 'improving rapidly' after nerve agent attack as police cordon off playground near home
While she is no longer critical, the condition of her father Sergei remains serious after the attack.
Policeman injured in UK nerve agent attack leaves hospital
A judge today ruled that blood samples from former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, who have been left in a coma following the attack, can be released for testing.
Boris Johnson says Russia's poisoning denials 'grow increasingly absurd'
The Kremlin has denied its involvement in the poisoning of a former double agent and his daughter in Salisbury.
'Doesn't change the facts': May responds to Russia's ousting of UK diplomats
The British Council said it was ‘profoundly disappointed’ after Russia banned its cultural operations.
Explainer: What we know about Russia's Novichok nerve agents
The agent is an ultra-fine powder, made up of several components that would have been mixed safely by the assassin.
Moscow calls Britain's spy attack accusations a 'dirty attempt to discredit Russia'
The nerve agent Novichok is believed to have been used.
Spy poisoning in Britain: Who stands to gain?
Sergei Skripal, 66 moved to Britain in a 2010 spy swap.