Skripal poisoning suspects not yet identified, security increased for other targets, UK says

Skripal poisoning suspects not yet identified, security increased for other targets, UK says

Posted May 02, 2018 00:01:52 Photo: British authorities are continuing their investigations into the poisoning of the Skripals. (AP: Ben Birchall/PA) Britain has not identified the suspects who carried out the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal but is stepping up protection for other defectors who might also …

Boat deaths from CO2 poisoning ‘entirely avoidable’ if detector was fitted, says coroner

Boat deaths from CO2 poisoning ‘entirely avoidable’ if detector was fitted, says coroner

Posted April 26, 2018 16:00:31 The deaths of two men from carbon monoxide poisoning on a boat moored in Hobart were “tragic and completely avoidable accidents”, coroner Simon Cooper says. A friend discovered the bodies of Gregory John Burling, 58, of Newnham, and Brian Owen Daley, 56, of Mowbray on …

Sergei Skripal poisoning: Nerve agent used on spy and daughter was in liquid form, UK officials say

Sergei Skripal poisoning: Nerve agent used on spy and daughter was in liquid form, UK officials say

Posted April 17, 2018 23:50:39 The nerve agent used on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia was delivered in liquid form, British officials say, revealing it will take months to clean up the toxic trail the poison left around the city of Salisbury. The UK Environment Department …

Russian spies targeted former double agent Sergei Skripal years before poisoning, UK spy chief says

Russian spies targeted former double agent Sergei Skripal years before poisoning, UK spy chief says

Updated April 14, 2018 14:41:39 Photo: Sergei and Yulia Skripal were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury on March 4. (AP: Misha Japaridze (L)Facebook: Yulia Skripal (R)) Russia was spying on former double agent Sergei Skripal at least five years before attempting to assassinate him with a military-grade nerve …

Sergei Skripal poisoning: Former Russian spy’s daughter released from British hospital

Sergei Skripal poisoning: Former Russian spy’s daughter released from British hospital

Updated April 10, 2018 18:44:03 Photo: The attack left the Skripals in a critical condition, but Yulia has since recovered. (Facebook: Yulia Skripal) Yulia Skripal has been discharged from a British hospital, according to British media reports, just over a month after being poisoned with a nerve agent along with …

Sergei Skripal poisoning: Former Russian spy recovering rapidly, hospital says

Sergei Skripal poisoning: Former Russian spy recovering rapidly, hospital says

Updated April 07, 2018 05:26:46 Photo: Mr Skripal was arrested for treason in Moscow in 2004. (AP: Misha Japaridze, file) The hospital treating former Russian spy Sergei Skripal says he is no longer in a critical condition and his health is improving rapidly, more than a month after he was …

Russia issues new threat to UK over poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia

Russia issues new threat to UK over poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia

Updated April 06, 2018 10:46:33 Video: Russia has continued to rail against Britain at the UN over the poisoning. (ABC News) Related Story: Poisoned ex-spy’s daughter breaks silence on ‘disorientating’ case Related Story: Russia’s ‘perverse’ bid for joint inquiry into nerve-agent attack fails Russia has warned Britain it is “playing …

Sergei Skripal poisoning: UK military research boss unable to say whether nerve agent was made in Russia

Sergei Skripal poisoning: UK military research boss unable to say whether nerve agent was made in Russia

Posted April 04, 2018 10:07:20 Britain’s military research centre has acknowledged it is unable to say whether the military-grade nerve agent used to poison a Russian double-agent last month was produced in Russia. Key points: Military research chief says only a state actor could have created agent British Government stands …

Sergei Skripal poisoning: Russian Foreign Minister says West playing ‘children’s games’

Sergei Skripal poisoning: Russian Foreign Minister says West playing ‘children’s games’

Posted April 03, 2018 07:56:08 Video: Russia says the West is playing ‘children’s games’ (ABC News) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused Britain and the United States of playing “children’s games” in their response to the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter. Key points: Sergei Lavrov …

Sergei Skripal poisoning: Australians warned to reconsider travel to Russia amid diplomatic row

Sergei Skripal poisoning: Australians warned to reconsider travel to Russia amid diplomatic row

Updated April 02, 2018 10:19:25 Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack is urging Australians to reconsider travelling to Russia, with government officials warning of anti-Western sentiment. Key points: Two Russian spies have left Australia after being expelled as part of an international diplomatic row Two Australian diplomats have been expelled from …