Chemical weapons watchdog adds Novichok to banned list

Chemical weapons watchdog adds Novichok to banned list

Novichok joins agents including sarin, ricin and sulfur mustard on the convention’s list of banned substances.

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Russia ‘thought they would get away with’ Salisbury attack, says Jeremy Hunt

Russia ‘thought they would get away with’ Salisbury attack, says Jeremy Hunt

The UK Foreign Secretary praised Nato allies at a cyber security summit in London.

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Novichok victim Charlie Rowley questions Russian ambassador over partner’s death

Novichok victim Charlie Rowley questions Russian ambassador over partner’s death

Charlie Rowley met with Alexander Yakovenko at the Russian embassy in London.

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Novichok poisoning: Intelligence services probed 'unusual' activity at Russian embassy in London

Novichok poisoning: Intelligence services probed 'unusual' activity at Russian embassy in London

British intelligence services investigated "increased" and "unusual" activity at the Russian embassy in London in the days before and after the Novichok poisoning, the Press Association understands.

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Salisbury to be declared decontaminated after Novichok poisoning

Salisbury to be declared decontaminated after Novichok poisoning

The home of Sergei Skripal and 11 other sites have been subject to an intense clean-up operation since the incident in March 2018.

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Russian intelligence officer ‘in UK during Salisbury Novichok attack’ named

Russian intelligence officer ‘in UK during Salisbury Novichok attack’ named

The attempted assassination of Sergei Skripal left him and his daughter Yulia critically ill.

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Skripal house undergoes decontamination work

Skripal house undergoes decontamination work

Scaffolding and white sheeting has been erected over the house in Christie Miller Road, Salisbury.

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UK police officer left critically ill after Novichok case returns to work

UK police officer left critically ill after Novichok case returns to work

Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey is now back on active duty.

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Marines undergo training for further Novichok attack

Marines undergo training for further Novichok attack

Commandos carried out a lifelike exercise in order to be ready to respond to any new chemical warfare threat.

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Skripals’ former home ‘to be dismantled’ in post-Novichok deep clean

Skripals’ former home ‘to be dismantled’ in post-Novichok deep clean

The roofs of the house and garage are set to be removed from the Salisbury property, Wiltshire Council told neighbours.

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Novichok victim Charlie Rowley ‘terrified’ about future health

Novichok victim Charlie Rowley ‘terrified’ about future health

The 45-year-old was exposed to the same nerve agent used in Salisbury, England, to attack Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.

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US to impose new sanctions on Russia over Skripal poisoning

US to impose new sanctions on Russia over Skripal poisoning

The State Department said the Kremlin had failed to meet a 90-day deadline to prevent the use of chemical weapons.

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Poisoning suspects ‘tracked Sergei Skripal in Czech Republic in 2014’

Poisoning suspects ‘tracked Sergei Skripal in Czech Republic in 2014’

Czech public radio said that Mr Skripal visited the country to help the Czechs uncover Russian spies.

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Novichok attack suspects: What we know so far

Novichok attack suspects: What we know so far

The second suspect has been named by a website as Dr Alexander Mishkin.

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Skripal suspect is Russian ‘military doctor’, investigatory website claims

Skripal suspect is Russian ‘military doctor’, investigatory website claims

The Bellingcat website said the suspect identified as Alexander Petrov is actually Dr Alexander Yevgenyevich Mishkin.

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Russian cyber attacks are actions of a pariah state – UK Defence Secretary

Russian cyber attacks are actions of a pariah state – UK Defence Secretary

British and Dutch authorities say they disrupted a cyber attack on the world chemical weapons watchdog.

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UK warns of sanctions as NATO call on Russia to halt 'reckless behaviour'

UK warns of sanctions as NATO call on Russia to halt 'reckless behaviour'

Britain has warned Russia it could face new sanctions after accusing the Kremlin of attempting to hack the international body investigating the Salisbury nerve agent attack.

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Close access and spear phishing: How Russian officers used cyber attack methods

Close access and spear phishing: How Russian officers used cyber attack methods

The GRU has been accused of targeting the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in The Hague, Netherlands.

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Russian spies ‘tried to hack’ chemicals watchdog probing Novichok attack

Russian spies ‘tried to hack’ chemicals watchdog probing Novichok attack

Officials in the Netherlands, where the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is based, said four Russians had been expelled.

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Putin calls poisoned ex-spy Skripal ‘scumbag’

Putin calls poisoned ex-spy Skripal ‘scumbag’

It was the first time the Russian president has directly condemned Sergei Skripal.

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Third Salisbury attack suspect believed to have been identified by police

Third Salisbury attack suspect believed to have been identified by police

The member of Russia’s military intelligence service is said to have carried out a reconnaissance mission ahead of the attack.

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Salisbury poisoning suspects: What we know so far

Salisbury poisoning suspects: What we know so far

One of the prime suspects is a senior officer in the Russian military intelligence service, it has been claimed.

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May uses key UN speeches to turn her fire on Moscow

May uses key UN speeches to turn her fire on Moscow

The UK Prime Minister called on Russia to rejoin the international consensus against the use of chemical weapons.

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Salisbury Novichok suspect’s ‘real identity revealed’

Salisbury Novichok suspect’s ‘real identity revealed’

The British Home Office said it could neither confirm nor deny the reporting about the suspect’s real identity.

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Salisbury Novichok suspects ‘were detained in Netherlands earlier this year’

Salisbury Novichok suspects ‘were detained in Netherlands earlier this year’

Dutch authorities are yet to comment on the findings of an investigative group.

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Witness to latest Salisbury incident says she was told victims were Russian

Witness to latest Salisbury incident says she was told victims were Russian

Amanda Worne said ‘armageddon’ broke out when emergency services responded to two people falling ill in a Prezzo restaurant.

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Novichok not suspected in latest Salisbury incident – police

Novichok not suspected in latest Salisbury incident – police

Wiltshire Police said the major incident status has now been stood down.

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Russia ‘will consider UK request to interview Salisbury suspects’

Russia ‘will consider UK request to interview Salisbury suspects’

A Kremlin spokesman says a request from Britain will be considered in ‘strict accordance with the law’.

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Novichok poisoning accused will never speak to journalists again – RT

Novichok poisoning accused will never speak to journalists again – RT

RT’s editor-in-chief said the duo want ‘this story to be over’.

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Vladimir Putin: Nothing criminal about men named as Salisbury attack suspects

Vladimir Putin: Nothing criminal about men named as Salisbury attack suspects

The Russian president has denied the men were members of his country’s military intelligence.

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Salisbury attack order came from highest level in Russian state, says UK Home Secretary

Salisbury attack order came from highest level in Russian state, says UK Home Secretary

British Home Secretary Sajid Javid increased the diplomatic pressure on Russian president Vladimir Putin over the Novichok attack.

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UK to face Russia at UN after spies revealed as Salisbury Novichok assassins

UK to face Russia at UN after spies revealed as Salisbury Novichok assassins

The Security Council will meet after the British Prime Minister said March’s attack was carried out by Moscow spies and sanctioned at a ‘senior level’.

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Novichok victim Charlie Rowley wants suspects ‘brought to justice’

Novichok victim Charlie Rowley wants suspects ‘brought to justice’

The 48-year-old was exposed to the same nerve agent used in Salisbury to attack ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in March.

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Salisbury residents and business owners ‘ready to move on’

Salisbury residents and business owners ‘ready to move on’

Shoppers, tourists and visitors are returning to the cathedral city.

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Two Russians identified as suspects in Salisbury nerve agent attack on Skripals

Two Russians identified as suspects in Salisbury nerve agent attack on Skripals

British prosecutors have named the two Russians suspected of attempting to murder the Skripals as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov.

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Russian Embassy again demands access to poisoning victims

Russian Embassy again demands access to poisoning victims

A small amount of Novichok is thought to have been used in liquid form to target Sergei and Yulia Skripal.

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Salisbury Novichok 999 vehicles buried in landfill site

Salisbury Novichok 999 vehicles buried in landfill site

Defra said the burial would cause no risk to the public.

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Pub at centre of Novichok incident to re-open later this year

Pub at centre of Novichok incident to re-open later this year

The work to decontaminate The Mill pub has been finished and it is expected to re-open in the autumn

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Police bill for Novichok attacks more than £10 million

Police bill for Novichok attacks more than £10 million

Wiltshire Police has spent money on staff overtime and bringing in extra officers from 40 other police forces.

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Russia attacks ‘draconian’ new US sanctions over Salisbury attack

Russia attacks ‘draconian’ new US sanctions over Salisbury attack

The State Department announced new measures after concluding Moscow was responsible for poisoning ex-spy Sergei Skripal.

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Britain welcomes new US sanctions on Russia over Salisbury attack

Britain welcomes new US sanctions on Russia over Salisbury attack

The decision triggers new sanctions expected to come into effect on or around August 22 following a 15-day Congressional notification period.

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Britain welcomes new US sanctions on Russia over Salisbury attack

Britain welcomes new US sanctions on Russia over Salisbury attack

The US State Department issued a formal determination that Moscow violated international law by poisoning Sergei and Yulia Skripal.

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US to impose sanctions on Russia over Skripal nerve agent attack

US to impose sanctions on Russia over Skripal nerve agent attack

Britain has accused Russia of being behind the attack, which the Kremlin vehemently denies.

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Daughter of Novichok victim tells funeral of her mother’s love

Daughter of Novichok victim tells funeral of her mother’s love

Mourners in Salisbury have remembered Dawn Sturgess who died earlier this month, eight days after being poisoned with the nerve agent.

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Novichok victim was poisoned in just 15 minutes says partner

Novichok victim was poisoned in just 15 minutes says partner

Novichok victim Charlie Rowley has said the deadly nerve agent took just 15 minutes to poison his partner after she sprayed the “oily” substance on to her wrists believing it was perfume.

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Cordon to be lifted at Novichok victim’s home

Cordon to be lifted at Novichok victim’s home

Public Health England’s advice is that the wider risk to the public remains low.

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Novichok poisonings: How events unfolded

Novichok poisonings: How events unfolded

Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious on a park bench in Salisbury in March.

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Novichok attack victim Charlie Rowley leaves hospital

Novichok attack victim Charlie Rowley leaves hospital

Mr Rowley was discharged after being admitted in June.

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Theresa May did not push Donald Trump to raise Salisbury case with Putin

Theresa May did not push Donald Trump to raise Salisbury case with Putin

Downing Street said the US president had already made it very clear that he backs Britain’s assessment that Russia is to blame for the poisonings.

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Novichok victim ‘picked up perfume bottle containing deadly nerve agent’

Novichok victim ‘picked up perfume bottle containing deadly nerve agent’

Charlie Rowley is still seriously ill in hospital after exposure to the chemical weapon which killed his partner, Dawn Sturgess.

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Trump should raise death of Amesbury victim with Putin, says grieving son

Trump should raise death of Amesbury victim with Putin, says grieving son

Ewan Hope, 19, said he wants his mother’s killer, or killers, ‘to get what they deserve’.

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Novichok search teams recover 400 items in ‘painstaking’ investigation

Novichok search teams recover 400 items in ‘painstaking’ investigation

The nerve agent was found in a small bottle in the Amesbury home of Charlie Rowley.

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Salisbury cordon lifted after Novichok all-clear

Salisbury cordon lifted after Novichok all-clear

Officers donned protected clothing in the initial response.

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Novichok poisoning victim could help narrow hunt for deadly agent ‘dramatically’

Novichok poisoning victim could help narrow hunt for deadly agent ‘dramatically’

Charlie Rowley, who remains seriously ill, has spoken briefly to UK police searching for the source of the chemical weapon that has poisoned four people.

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Investigators in hazmat suits can only work for 15 minutes at a time

Investigators in hazmat suits can only work for 15 minutes at a time

Details of the work carried out to test scenes in Wiltshire were revealed at a public meeting on Tuesday.

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Implausible that Novichok poisonings are not linked, says UK's anti-terror chief

Implausible that Novichok poisonings are not linked, says UK's anti-terror chief

Police are investigating the poisonings of Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley.

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Man poisoned by deadly nerve agent regains consciousness

Man poisoned by deadly nerve agent regains consciousness

Charlie Rowley, 45, has made ‘a small but significant improvement’ after being exposed to Novichok.

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Family pay tribute to ‘gentle soul’ poisoned by deadly nerve agent

Family pay tribute to ‘gentle soul’ poisoned by deadly nerve agent

Dawn Sturgess died and her partner, Charlie Rowley, is critically ill after they were exposed to Novichok in Wiltshire.

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Distillery apologises for selling limited edition ‘Novichok’ vodka

Distillery apologises for selling limited edition ‘Novichok’ vodka

Bristol Dry Gin said it had not developed the 75% proof vodka to cause offence.

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Murder investigation launched following death of woman exposed to Novichok

Murder investigation launched following death of woman exposed to Novichok

Dawn Sturgess died on Sunday evening in hospital, Scotland Yard has said.

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