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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.
Home of Sergei Skripal declared safe one year after novichok poisoning
The final site of decontamination in Salisbury, the Skripal home, is safe following extensive cleaning.
Police release CCTV of Russian men involved in fatal nerve agent attack
Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found poisoned in the English city of Salisbury in early March.
Second Skripal poisoning suspect named as 'Russian GRU doctor'
The Kremlin has rejected past charges about its involvement in the case.
Putin labels poisoned former spy Sergei Skripal a 'traitor' and a 'scumbag'
The Russian President was visibly angry when he was speaking about Skripal today in Moscow.
Suspect in British Novichok poisoning is actually a Russian colonel and former spy
British investigative team Bellingcat claims to have discovered that ‘Ruslan Boshirov’ is in fact FRU colonel Anatoly Chepiga.
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.
Russian suspects in Salisbury poisoning say they were in UK as tourists
The two men accused denied having anything to do with the murder attempt in an interview with Russian media.
Putin says the two men named as suspects in Salisbury poisoning are 'civilians, not criminals'
Putin said the two men do not work for the military and called on them to come forward.
Russians accused of carrying out Salisbury attack reportedly posed as businessmen to obtain visas
British authorities have issued arrest warrants for two suspected members of Russian military intelligence.
Russia denies Putin ordered Novichok poisoning as UK points finger at Kremlin
British Security Minister Ben Wallace said the attack in Salisbury was “more Johnny English than James Bond”.
Police release images of Russian men and fake perfume bottle involved in fatal nerve agent attack
Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found poisoned in the English city of Salisbury in early March.
Man killed in explosion at UK military factory near Salisbury
A second man is in a serious condition in hospital.
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.
'An appalling experience most could never imagine': Novichok victim discharged from hospital
Charlie Rowley’s partner Dawn Sturgess died after exposure to the nerve agent earlier this month.
'Wild speculation': Minister denies suspects behind attack on former spy have been identified
The suspects are believed to be Russian.
'Painstaking and vital work' - Police investigating link between Novichok death and Skripal poisoning
They say that 400 items in total have been collected.
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.
'Unknown substance' hospitalises two in Salisbury close to where Skripals were poisoned
The incident happened less than 10 miles from where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned.
UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT
The investigations have been launched on the back of the Salisbury nerve agent attack in March.
Nerve agent used in Salisbury attack delivered in 'liquid form', UK government says
Work to decontaminate sites in Salisbury affected by the nerve agent begin today.
Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal 'improving rapidly' after Salisbury poisoning
Yesterday, his daughter Yulia said her “strength is growing daily”.
Russia compares Salisbury poisoning allegations to Nazi propaganda
A war of words has erupted between Russia, the UK and the US.
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.
Russia says Skripal poisoning is in UK's benefit as it is distracting from Brexit
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the British had “lost their sense of reality”.
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.
Skripals were poisoned with deadly nerve agent from front door of their own home, police say
The highest concentration of nerve agent was found at Sergei Skripal’s home address, according to Met Police.
Taoiseach says expulsion of Russian diplomat from Ireland is an 'act of solidarity' with the UK
Leo Varadkar told the Dáil that when it comes to the use of chemical weapons Ireland is “not neutral one bit”.
Russian Ambassador warns Ireland should use 'common sense' when considering diplomat expulsions
The government is expected to decide whether to expel Russian diplomats later today.
Russian ambassador to Ireland says expulsion of diplomats would be 'unfriendly action'
The 28 EU leaders have offered British Prime Minister Theresa May their full support in blaming Russia for 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.
Ireland 'fully supports' UK's efforts to punish those behind 'heinous' poisoning of former spy
Russia has denied involvement in the poisoning.
Britain to expel 23 Russian diplomats after former double agent poisoned
“The Russian state was culpable of the attempted murder” of spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, May said.
Diners and pubgoers in Salisbury told to wash belongings after traces of poison found
England’s chief medical officer said the risk to the public is low.
More than 200 witnesses identified in probe into poisoning of Russian ex-spy in UK
One of the police officers who was injured in the attack has said today that he’s “no hero”.
Police ask military to help remove objects from scene where former spy was found unconscious
Russia has said the claim it poisoned Sergei Skripal is ‘propaganda’.