Reuters reports one person is dead and another is seriously injured in an explosion at a military hardware factory close to Porton Down in Salisbury

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17 August 2018
A factory worker has died after an explosion at an explosives factory close to the Government's weapon's research facility HQ in Salisbury this afternoon.   A second person was rushed to hospital in a critical condition after the blast at the Chemring Countermeasures factory6 day ago
A factory worker has died after an explosion at an explosives factory close to the Government's weapon's research facility HQ in Salisbury this afternoon. A second person was rushed to hospital in a critical condition after the blast at the Chemring Countermeasures factory
6 day ago
Reuters reports one person is dead and another is seriously injured in an explosion at a military hardware factory close to Porton Down in Salisbury
6 day ago
One person has died after an explosion at a factory near Salisbury. A fire at the scene has been extinguished. Investigation underway into what happened. Wiltshire Police say the incident has been contained and there is no risk to the public
White House says US strongly condemns Russia's use of chemical weapons, calls attack against Skripal a "reckless display of contempt for the universally held norm against chemical weapons"
1 week ago
The pound has fallen by nearly a cent to $1.2736 against the U.S. dollar which is its lowest level since June last year
Pro-Kremlin video blogger and propagandist Graham Phillips out on bail, charged with trespassing on embassy territory. Previously, Phillips was deported and banned from Ukraine and Latvia for 3 years, but since entered both countries illegally - multiple times in Ukraine's case.1 week ago
Pro-Kremlin video blogger and propagandist Graham Phillips out on bail, charged with trespassing on embassy territory. Previously, Phillips was deported and banned from Ukraine and Latvia for 3 years, but since entered both countries illegally - multiple times in Ukraine's case.
1 week ago
Downing Street has welcomed new U.S. sanctions on Russia in relation to the nerve agent attack in Salisbury in March
The State Department just announced that the U.S. has determined Russia violated the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act by poisoning former Russian spy and his daughter. Sanctions will go into effect later this month.
US says Russia used a chemical weapon to try to assassinate ex-spy in Britain; to impose new sanctions.
Sec. Pompeo has signed off on a determination that Russia violated international law by poisoning Sergei Skripal and his daughter in March, the officials tell @NBCNews.
The US will impose Russia sanctions over chemical agent use in the UK
1 week ago
Pussy Riot's Maria Alekhina was refused permission to leave Russia for a tour to London. The FSB told her she is banned from leaving the country.
Type 45 destroyer @HMSDiamond has shadowed two Russian warships as they passed through the EnglishChannel overnight.  Read the full story:1 week ago
Type 45 destroyer @HMSDiamond has shadowed two Russian warships as they passed through the EnglishChannel overnight. Read the full story:
1 week ago
Pro-Kremlin video blogger and propagandist Graham Phillips breaks into Georgian Embassy in London, disrupts event on 2008 Russian invasion of Georgia, is arrested by UK police.
Russian cruiser MARSHAL USTINOV 055 and destroyer SEVEROMORSK 695 pass through English Channel, attracting the usual UK media hype1 week ago
Russian cruiser MARSHAL USTINOV 055 and destroyer SEVEROMORSK 695 pass through English Channel, attracting the usual UK media hype
1 week ago
Russian Northern Fleet warships enter English Channel in Atlantic voyage
1 week ago
British Foreign Minister: The decision is for companies if they want to continue their business in Iran
Sky News understands British authorities are to submit an extradition request to Russia in due course regarding two Russians who are accused of carrying out the nerve agent attack in Salisbury in March
Egypt- yet another joint exercise in the Red Sea, this time with the navies of the UK and France1 week ago
Egypt- yet another joint exercise in the Red Sea, this time with the navies of the UK and France
1 week ago
George McManus has been suspended from the Labour Party for comments he made about Tom Watson and "Jewish donors"
Five more British F-35B jets land in the UK
1 week ago
Assange in 'solitary confinement' at embassy, fears extradition to US, lawyer says
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has arrived at French president Emmanuel Macron's retreat in the south of France for Brexit talks
2 week ago
18-year-old Safaa Boular has been jailed for life with a minimum of 13 years at the Old Bailey after becoming the youngest woman convicted of plotting a terror attack in Britain
After another murder in the same area of south London, local MP Harriet Harman has called for an immediate cash injection into youth services and more police on the streets2 week ago
After another murder in the same area of south London, local MP Harriet Harman has called for an "immediate cash injection" into youth services and more police on the streets
2 week ago
The new head of the British armed forces has said he will not allow an unjustified legal pursuit of British soldiers wrongly accused of misconduct while on operations in Northern Ireland
Two men have been stabbed after a mass brawl broke out in the streets outside Rangers' Ibrox stadium in Glasgow
Ryanair pilots based in Ireland are staging their fourth one-day stoppage today, in a deepening row about terms and conditions
2 week ago
India sends extradition request to UK for fugitive billionaire
Pound falls below $1.30 after Mark Carney says the chance of a no-deal Brexit is uncomfortably high2 week ago
Pound falls below $1.30 after Mark Carney says the chance of a no-deal Brexit is "uncomfortably high"
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