UK police believe they have identified the perpetrators of the Novichok attack against a former Russian spy and his daughter. Officers say they are looking at more than one suspect and that several Russians were involved

Map. History of UK conflict

23 September 2018
2 month ago
Russian MFA: while UK media come up with fresh versions of Salisbury poisonings, they pay no attention to @dstlmod Porton Down secret lab, where 61 incidents took place in 16/17 alone, and whose scientists Vladimir Pasechnik, David Kelly, Paul Norman, Richard Holmes all mysteriously died
2 month ago
I think this story belongs in the "ill informed and wild speculation folder" UK Minister of State for Security says on press stury about police have identified several Russians who were behind the poisoning of former Russian double-agent Sergei Skripal
The visit by Prime Minister Theresa May to the Irish border today is "too little, too late" says Sinn Fein NI leader Michelle O'Neill
2 month ago
The Russian embassador has reacted, saying "We work with official information and not press reports." Sources have said the suspects behind the Skripal nerve agent attack are Russian
2 month ago
CCHQ is not denying that the chief whip told Tory MP to break pair during crucial Brexit vote
2 month ago
Conservative spokesman: "We have apologised for the fact that a pregnancy pairing arrangement was broken in error this week. No other pairs offered on the Trade Bill on Tuesday were broken." But the q is whether the chief whip *asked* for them to be broken (or indeed ordered)
The European Commission has published a document outlining the preparations for the UK's withdrawal from the EU and warns preparations must be stepped up immediately at all levels to take in all possible outcomes
2 month ago
Conservative MP Philip Davies has submitted a letter of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May saying he has "lost trust in her to deliver the referendum result"
The Labour party's attempt to keep all sides happy on Brexit ultimately saved Theresa May from a potentially catastrophic defeat this week2 month ago
The Labour party's attempt to keep all sides happy on Brexit ultimately saved Theresa May from a potentially catastrophic defeat this week
2 month ago
Brexit Secretary Raab (Cons): The White Paper we have published is principled, pragmatic but ambitious approach which delivers the best deal for the UK and also maintains ties with our close EU friends.
2 month ago
UK second-quarter retail sales growth strongest since 2004, boosted by warm weather.
Irish Foreign Minister says UK Brexit proposal "deserves in-depth consideration"
2 month ago
Government's Brexit White Paper will be the basis for negotiations with the EU, says May
French speakers said to be unhappy with 'a principled Brexit' translated as 'un Brexit vertueux' which has moral overtones
2 month ago
The U.K.'s new Brexit secretary opens a fresh chapter in negotiations with his EU counterpart
2 month ago
Airbus condemns the U.K.'s "unraveling" Brexit plan, echoing Rolls
UK police believe they have identified the perpetrators of the Novichok attack against a former Russian spy and his daughter. Officers say they are looking at more than one suspect and that several Russians were involved
Investigators believe they have identified the suspected perpetrators of the Novichok attack through CCTV and have cross-checked this with records of people who entered the country around that time. They are sure the suspects are Russian.
Suspected perpetrators of Skripal novichok attack 'identified' - UK police
2 month ago
[email protected]: "The fact that the people who passed the Magnitsky Act and the people who are investigating money laundering are being targeted to be intv, and the Pres of the US says that's an "interesting idea"? This has got to be one of the lowest points in his presidency."
Ryanair cancels 600 flights next week, 100,000 passengers affected due to strike
Operations stopped at London Heathrow2 month ago
Operations stopped at London Heathrow
Control tower evacuated at London Heathrow due to fire alarm - all flights holding2 month ago
Control tower evacuated at London Heathrow due to fire alarm - all flights holding
2 month ago
Commenting on the sentencing of two prominent National Action members, Home Secretary Sajid Javid says: "The extreme far-right has absolutely no place in Britain and I am glad these vile extremists are behind bars where they belong."
2 month ago
PM May: The overall concern from the UK is to ensure that the arrangement that we have with the EU is relevant and reflects the flow of goods between both
2 month ago
UK PM May: It will be possible to ask the EU for an opinion on matters of EU law but it will not be the arbiter if they relate to the UK, they will be determined by the UK courts
2 month ago
PM @theresa_may giving evidence to the Liaison Committee: If there is no-deal Brexit, the UK, Ireland and European Commission would need to consider further actions to take at the border
2 month ago
May tells Liaison Committee: The majority of what is required for Facilitated Customs Arrangement will be in place by December 2020
2 month ago
Boris Johnson has in his resignation statement to the House of Commons said that a "fog of self-doubt" has fallen over Britain's stance on Brexit since Theresa May's Lancaster House speech last year
2 month ago
Boris Johnson says the UK should aim for the vision of "a strong, independent, self-governing Britain" set out at Lancaster House and not the "miserable permanent limbo" of Chequers
2 month ago
The OPCW inspectors have left Salisbury/Amesbury having collected samples. "The samples will be sent to two OPCW designated laboratories and once the results of the analysis are received, the report will be submitted to the United Kingdom"
2 month ago
Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson has taken his seat in the Commons ahead of his resignation statement
2 month ago
UK police interview three people under caution over Grenfell fire
2 month ago
Airbus CEO says activating Brexit contingency plans
2 month ago
[email protected]_may replies that EU should be in no doubt that UK is making no deal preparations and will be prepared
2 month ago
[email protected] calls to reinforce credibility of Brexit no deal preparations
2 month ago
[email protected] asks at PMQs: Would PM agree to publish draft legal text of free trade agreement put together by DExEU
2 month ago
UK PM May: We are going to leave the Customs Union, so we accepted enhanced scrutiny. We don't want to be part of VAT government with the EU. That's govt policy. Reciprocity over tariffs is in the Whie Paper. It's all in our policy and we've already started negotiations
2 month ago
UK PM May: We haven't abandoned the customs plan
Amesbury novichok victim Dawn Sturgess suffered damage to hands and face
2 month ago
[email protected]_may in PMQs: Reciprocity in relation to tariffs collected after Brexit "is in the White Paper"
2 month ago
Theresa May: We are not abandoning the Facilitated Customs Arrangement. We are discussing it with the EU
2 month ago
[email protected]_may tells PMQs that while she was talking to @realDonaldTrump, @jeremycorbyn was on a protest match against him, telling MPs: "He protests, I deliver."
2 month ago
Boris Johnson, the face of the Brexit campaign, is planning to give a speech in Parliament today, sources say
2 month ago
The Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards has recommended Democratic Unionist MP Ian Paisley be suspended from the House of Commons for 30 days because of his failure to register two family holidays paid for by the Sri Lankan government
2 month ago
Ringleader of banned Neo Nazi terror group National Action has been jailed for eight years
2 month ago
A "fully fledged neo-Nazi" has been jailed after being found guilty of membership of banned far-right group National Action
UK PM May to visit Northern Ireland to offer Brexit reassurances
2 month ago
John Woodcock attacks @jeremycorbyn, saying he would be "a clear risk to UK national security as Prime Minister". Expect that to be repeated to his face at PMQs
John Woodcock's resignation letter2 month ago
John Woodcock's resignation letter
2 month ago
Easyjet's CEO isn't showing any concerns about Brexit
2 month ago
A Labour spokesman has confirmed John Woodcock has resigned from the Labour party and will sit as an independent MP
2 month ago
UK Office for National Statistics says the rate of Consumer Price Index inflation was 2.4% in June which is unchanged from May
Tesla's Musk apologises for his comments on British caver
Irish Taoiseach: Not evident the Britain government has a majority for any form of Brexit
2 month ago
Theresa May pays the price of trust to survive in the Tory Brexit war
2 month ago
British caver says he has been approached by U.S., British lawyers over Musk's comments
2 month ago
UK PM May threatened rebels with a national election: The Times
Irish Cabinet is due to discuss stepping up preparations for a hard Brexit when it meets in Derrynane House, Co Kerry.
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