A Downing Street spokesman has said Prime Minister Theresa May has spoken with President Emmanuel Macron of France and they both agreed "French and British governments should coordinate closely as the investigation developed"

Map. History of UK conflict

18 March 2018
Johnson held call 20 min with Tillerson at 6.50pm (US sec of state was in mid-flight). FS reinforced position Salisbury attack was a dreadful crime. Both agreed if proved this was part of pattern of behaviour from Russia. Tillerson pledged American's immediate strong for UK
MFA Pavlo Klimkin: Traces of poisoning in Great Britain lead to Russia. If this is proven, then Russia is in the same company with North Korea, Syria and Iraq of Saddam Hussein, who also used chemical weapons. We are in solidarity with our allies and are ready to work with them.
Ex-chief of FSB Kovalyov points at any country of ex-USSR, especially Ukraine
British Brexit negotiators "very close" to securing transition period agreement
Pro-EU UK MPs Anna Soubry and Chuka Umunna say a majority of Parliament would support staying in the single market and customs union in a free vote
Russian Federation council MP Klintsevich blames Ukraine or Georgia in supplying "Novichok" nerve agent
Determine the manufacturer and the substance that poisoned Skripal, in a week is impossible - Lugovoy
Russia claims to have completely destroyed all its reserves of Novichok.
France have backed Britain's stance over the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal
Russia has more intelligence agents deployed in London than at the height of the Cold War, former British intelligence officials have said
Secretary Tillerson: We have full confidence in the UK's investigation and its assessment that Russia was likely responsible for the nerve agent attack that took place in Salisbury last week.
TIMES: May gives Putin deadline
I: PM gives Putin spy poisoning ultimatum
METRO: From Russia.with hate
5 day ago
A Downing Street spokesman has said Prime Minister Theresa May has spoken with President Emmanuel Macron of France and they both agreed "French and British governments should coordinate closely as the investigation developed"
INDEPENDENT DIGITAL: Direct attack by Russia - or has the state lost control? May demands answers
NATO tonight - 'The UK is a highly valued Ally, and this incident is of great concern to NATO. NATO is in touch with the UK authorities on this issue."
Navalny: What would be the most effective and publicly supported type of sanctions that the UK could impose on Russia in response to the attempted assassination of Skripal? (assuming the Russian secret serves are indeed culpable) The answer is three surnames: Abramivich, Usmanov, Shuvalov
Attack on Russian spy in Britain "an outrage," White House says
White House says monitoring spy poisoning incident in Britain closely, offers fullest condemnation, stands by 'our closest ally'
Situation around Skripal poisoning going under pre-designed templates, May's statement irresponsible - Lugovoi
Skripal incident provocation ahead of Russia's presidential election, FIFA world cup - Federation Council - IFX
3 dead dogs suspected to be the victims of dogfighting were found dumped by a roadside in Bedfordshire - a truly terrible incident of animal cruelty.
Chris Bryant wants broadcasting licence for Russia Today revoked. @theresa_may does not rule it out
It is "highly likely" Russia deployed a military grade nerve agent on UK soil. "If not an act of war, it was a war like act", says Tom Tugendhat, the chair of the Foreign Affairs comm.
Russia's foreign ministry says comments by British PM Theresa May about spy poisoning are a 'circus show'
Russian Foreign Ministry: May's statement on Skripal is an information-political campaign based on a provocation - Interfax.
UK PM May: There can be no question of business as usual with Russia
UK PM May: In relation to Russia, we have a simple approach - engage but be aware. It shows how right it is we've been cautious in our approach
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has told the Russian ambassador that Russia must "immediately provide full and complete disclosure" of its Novichok nerve gas programme to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and has until the end of tomorrow to respond
Attack "was an indiscriminate and reckless act against the UnitedKingdom" says @theresa_may "We will not tolerate such a brazen attempt to murder innocent civilians on our soil"
The package was received by the office of opposition Labour lawmaker Mohammad Yasin, a member of his staff said
5 day ago
Calls of "shame" from Tory benches as Corbyn sits down after the Labour Leader singled out @TomTugendhat for criticism
"We must stand ready to take much more extensive measures" warns Britain PM @theresa_may after saying "highly likely" Russia behind nerve gas poisoning on ex-Russian spy in UK
5 day ago
Corbyn calls for increased dialogue with Russia and says anything else could inflame tensions.
Corbyn calls for increased dialogue with Russia and says anything else could inflame tensions
"Our commitment to collective defense and security through @NATO remains as strong as ever in the face of Russian behavior" says Britain PM @theresa_may
Corbyn pushes for the government to implement the Magnitsky anti-corruption measures
Theresa May gives Russian ambassador 36 hour ultimatum to explain how state developed nerve agent used in Salisbury, or face "extensive measures".
"This action has happened against a backdrop of a well-established pattern Russian state aggression" says @theresa_may, citing illegal annexation of Crimea, fomenting conflict Donbassand election meddling/cyber campaign
Former Russian spy and his daughter poisoned in Salisbury by "military grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia" - UK PM Theresa May
In Parliament @theresa_may says ex spy and daughter were poisoned with military grade nerve agent of type developed by Russia
Britain's May says if no response from Russia, Britain will conclude that the action amounts to a use of force on British territory
UK's May gives Russia end of Tuesday deadline to explain spy poisoning
Corbyn: "We need to see the evidence and a full account from the Russian authorities."
Britain has summoned the Russia ambassador, "asked him to explain which of these two possibilities it is" says PM @theresa_may
UK prime minister says it's 'highly likely' Russia responsible for poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal
"Either this was a direct act by the Russian state against our country or the Russian government lost control" of its nerve agent per Britain PM @theresa_may
[email protected]_may : Russian made Novichok nerve agent used in 'reckless and despicable' attack in Salisbury. Only 2 conclusions possible: it was Russian state action or Russia has lost control of a banned nerve agent
British PM @theresa_may promises "full range of appropriate responses against those who would act against our country in this way"
"I share the impatience of this house and the country at large to bring those responsible to justice" Britain's PM @theresa_may tells Parliament on nerve agent attack on former Russia agent who assisted Brit intel
Britain still confident on winning transition deal at EU summit - spokesman
Two taken to hospital after suspect package at British parliament
An ambulance has attended parliament following report of suspicious package, two people taken to hospital as a precaution - police
British police: ambulances went to parliament after finding a suspicious package
British police investigating suspicious substance at parliament
Putin: UK should 'get to bottom' of spy attack then we'll talk
At a grain centre in Krasnodar, BBC Steve Rosenberg just asked Putin if Russia is behind Skripal poisoning: "We're dealing with agriculture hereand you talk to me about some tragedies. Get to the bottom of things there, then we'll discuss this."
Teenager jailed for spate of acid attacks on streets of London
EU wants capital market plan in place before Brexit
USNavy Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Minnesota (MMSI:369970641) departed their home port of NSBNewLondon in Groton, CT this morning.
Prime Minister Theresa May will make a statement to update MPs on the nerve agent attack on a Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia at around 16.30
Peskov: the situation with the poisoning of Skrypal - not the Kremlin's question
UK PM May expected to blame Russia for poisoning of spy - British lawmaker
Kremlin re Skripal' case: "We haven't heard any statements from British politicians or official representatives that Russia is involved in this affair. The thing here is about various information agencies in the UK media, which are not always well known for their objectivity."
Kremlin re Skripal' case: "This incident happened on British soil and it doesn't have anything to do with the Russian Federation whatsoever, let alone the President. "
According to @thetimes, Russian intelligence agencies target Ireland-based tech companies
Tusk: Discussing Brexit talks with EU27 negotiator @MichelBarnier ahead of March EUCO
Philip Hammond: UK Treasury has not yet modeled its chosen post-Brexit path
UK officials considering plans for "smart border" solutions on the island of Ireland
Chairman of the UK House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee Tom Tugendhat says the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia looks like state-sponsored attempted murder
British PM May to chair National Security Council meeting today to discuss poisoning of former Russian double agent
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