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Woman jailed for 16 years over fatal poisoning of Irish man
Adrian Murphy (43) was killed with an overdose of scopolamine – a substance known as devil’s breath.
Russian opposition leader ‘poisoned in his hotel room’
Alexei Navalny’s colleagues claim a bottle of water tinged with Novichok was found at the venue in Tomsk.
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.
German police arrest 55-year-old after man poisoned baby food and demanded millions
The blackmailer had poisoned five baby food products and alerted police to the store they were placed in.
DNA from child confirms assassinated Kim Jong-Nam's identity
He was poisoned with the deadly nerve agent VX in an assassination on 13 February.
13 dead after fire in French bar sparked by birthday cake candles
The victims were primarily between the ages of 18-25.
Fears cats and dogs are being deliberately poisoned in Waterford
Waterford ISPCA has sent a warning out on it’s Facebook page about the poisonings.
Russian ex-spy may have been poisoned TWICE
The man was allegedly poisoned by a cup of tea laced with polonium-210 in 2006 and publicly accused Vladamir Putin of ordering his killing before he died three weeks later.
US scientist denies lacing his wife's energy drink with a lethal dose of cyanide
Autumn Klein fell suddenly ill and died three days later.
Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned by radioactive polonium
Tests revealed at least 18 times the normal levels of radioactive polonium in his remains according to new station Al-Jazeera.
Appeal for information after poisoning of protected bird of prey in Wicklow
The National Parks and Wildlife Service said a poison used for the control of rats and mice was used with meat bait – a practice now banned mainly for the protection of birds of prey.
1,000 tonnes of New Zealand dairy recalled in botulism scare
The world’s fourth largest dairy company has said that infant formulas, sports drinks and protein shakes could be affected by a bacteria that could cause the paralytic illness.
White-tailed eagles killed in Mayo and Donegal
Minister Jimmy Deenihan has condemned the killings of the eagles, who are believed to have been poisoned. One bird was also shot.