Around 100 troops from Royal Marines, Royal Air Force regiment and specialist in chemicals assisting police in Salisbury - removing contaminated items at crime scenes across the city
Specialist British military units will be deployed to Salisbury today to help police with the investigation into the poisoning of a former Russian spy.
Sky Sources: working theory from police is former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned at his house in Salisbury
UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd says former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are still in a "very serious" condition following the "outrageous" nerve agent attack
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Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has dismissed allegations that Moscow was involved in the assassination attempt of Sergei Skripal and his daughter. Such reports are "propaganda and baseless".
Russian state TV host on Skripal posioning: "I don't wish death on anyonebut for purely educational purposes, for anyone who dreams of such a career, I have a warning: being a traitor is one of the most dangerous professions in the world."
One Conservative MP said that circumstantial evidence that Russia was behind the Salisbury attack was strong and that, if its role were proved, it would be a "brazen act of war," while a Labour MP referred to the "terrorist Russian state"
If Russia role in nerve attack proved, Britain will respond: PM May
Britain's top domestic security official describes the nerve agent used in the attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter as "very rare."
UK 'will do all we can' to pursue those behind ex-spy poisoning: minister
Russian Embassy in UK says Sergei Skripal was actually a British spy, working for MI6
Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman says the nerve agent attack in Salisbury was an "appalling and reckless crime"
UK police officer harmed by nerve agent talking - minister
The Telegraph is reporting that one of Christopher Steele's employees is a longtime associate of the poisoned Russian double-agent. The Telegraph suspects that Colonel Skripal may have been involved in the Trump dossier.
Russian Navy Perekop Smolnyy-class training ship passed Southbound through the English Channel
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Russian ex-spy was victim of attempted murder with nerve agent, police say
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