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Birmingham man arrested on suspicion of preparing for terrorist act

Two men have been arrested today on suspicion of terrorism offences .<p>The pair, both aged 21 and from Leicester and Birmingham , were arrested at …

Terrorism

Police chief leads praise for officer poisoned in Russian spy attack

Nick Bailey, a detective sergeant in Wiltshire police, receives specialist treatment and tributes for work in Salisbury<p>Nick Bailey, the police officer who needed intensive care following the poisoning this week in Salisbury of the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, has been …

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What was the nerve agent used to poison Sergei Skripal?

Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were deliberately poisoned with a nerve agent, police have confirmed.<p>Sergei Skripal, 66, and Yulia …

Science

Russian Ex-Spy Poisoned With Nerve Agent, U.K. Police Say

A critically ill former Russian spy and his daughter were victims of a nerve agent, British police said, increasing the probability that their attack …

Business

Ex-Russian spy 'deliberately targeted' with nerve agent in England

Police and forensic experts wearing protective suits and gas masks worked steadily into the night in Salisbury on Wednesday, as the investigation …

Extremism

Macbeth review – full of sound and fury

This adaptation of Shakespeare’s play was shot on a green-screen soundstage, enabling visual-effects teams to slot the performers into an intricately detailed, impossibly constructed space. It’s as if the whole shebang is unfolding in a cross between a gigantic astrolabe and a renovated gasometer, …

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Britain will respond if Russia is proved to be behind nerve attack: PM May | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will respond appropriately if evidence shows Moscow was behind a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter in England, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday.<p>Former double agent Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, have been in hospital …

World News

Explainer: The poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal

LONDON (Reuters) - A nerve agent was used to poison former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the southern English city of Salisbury, Britain's top counter-terrorism officer said.<p>What is known so far?<p>WHAT HAPPENED?<p>At 4:15 p.m. (1615 GMT) on March 4, Wiltshire police got a …

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Russian spy was poisoned by nerve agent, UK police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were deliberately poisoned by a nerve agent, UK police say, significantly increasing the likelihood that a foreign state was behind the attack.<p>Mark Rowley, head of the counter-terrorism division of London's Metropolitan Police, told …

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UK Police Say Nerve Agent Used in Attempted Murder of Former Russian Spy

Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found unconscious on Sunday

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Russian ex-spy, daughter still critical after suspected poisoning in UK | Reuters

SALISBURY (Reuters) - Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia remain in a critical condition in intensive care in hospital, British police said on Wednesday as they appealed for witnesses to come forward with any information about the case.<p>Sergei Skripal, a former colonel …

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Sport<p>The way Chris Froome's recently resolved 'salbutamol' dossier was handled has damaged cycling and may drive fans away from the sport, world …

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Nerve agent used in attack on former Russian spy, says UK police

London - A Russian ex-spy and his daughter fighting for their lives in an English hospital were attacked with a nerve agent in a targeted murder …

Nerve Agents

Britain says former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent

A nerve agent was used to deliberately poison a former Russian double agent and his daughter, Britain's top counter-terrorism officer said on …

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World<p>President Donald Trump insisted Monday that the United States would not become a "migrant camp," as he faced soaring pressure to end the …

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British Police Say Nerve Agent Was Used To Poison Russian Ex-Spy Sergei Skripal

British police said Wednesday that a Russian ex-spy and his daughter, who collapsed near a shopping mall over the weekend in southern England, were exposed to a nerve agent, adding to suspicions of a Kremlin connection to the poisoning.<p>"Having established that a nerve agent is the cause of the …

World News

Britain vows response if Russia is behind ex-spy's collapse

SALISBURY, England (AP) — Britain's counterterrorism police took over an investigation Tuesday into the mysterious collapse of a former spy and his …

World News

Social media firms are like irresponsible landlords - UK counter-terrorism police head | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Technology and social media firms are allowing extremists to act with impunity and lack commitment in tackling the online terrorist threat, a senior British police officer said on Tuesday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Deputy Acting Commissioner Mark Rowley Police speaks to media outside New …

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Britain Warns Russia After Ex-Spy Sickened By 'Unknown Substance'

Sergei Skripal's collapse draws parallels to the death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, who was poisoned in 2006.<p>SALISBURY, England — …

Russia

The Latest: UK politicians could skip World Cup in Russia

SALISBURY, England — The Latest on developments surrounding the former Russian spy found critically ill in the southern England town of Salisbury …

Russia

Far-right terror threat 'more significant' than public realizes, British police official warns

Britain is facing an increased threat from far-right terrorism, the outgoing head of U.K.’s counterterrorism command said.<p>In a Monday valedictory …

Extremism

Terrorists should be treated like paedophiles and have their children removed, top cop suggests

Convicted terrorists should be treated like paedophiles and have their children taken away from them, one of the country's most senior police officers has suggested.<p>Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, who is Britain's leading counter-terror officer, said exposing children to extremist propaganda …

Terrorism

Four Far-Right Plots Foiled In Past Year, Outgoing Anti-Terror Chief Says

Far-right threat 'significant and concerning'.<p>Four far-right plots and 10 Islamist-inspired schemes were thwarted last year, Britain’s leading …

Extremism

Four far-right plots thwarted last year, says counter-terrorism chief Mark Rowley

Mark Rowley warns that threat from extreme rightwing groups is ‘significant and concerning’<p>The outgoing head of counter-terrorism policing in the UK has used his valedictory speech to warn against the rise of the far-right as he revealed four extremist rightwing plots were thwarted in 2017.<p>Mark …

Extremism

River City villain on how curse of Scottish play Macbeth left him with the shakes

Mark Rowley, who played twisted Jamie McAllister in the Glasgow soap, opens up about his role in one of Shakespeare's best loved works ahead of its …

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Britain's counter-terrorism police chief Rowley to retire | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s top counter-terrorism police officer Mark Rowley will retire in March, the Metropolitan Police Service said on Tuesday, after a 31-year career in which he led efforts to curb a rise in militant attacks.<p>FILE PHOTO - Britain's top anti-terrorism officer, Mark Rowley, …

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Britain's counter-terrorism police chief Rowley to retire

© Reuters. Britain's top anti-terrorism officer, Mark Rowley, speaks to the media outside New Scotland Yard following a recent attack in Westminster, …

Counterterrorism

Queen 'expresses concern' after shake-up of royal security

The Queen has expressed concern about a shake up in her security detail that means her protection officers are regularly rotated, it has been claimed.<p>Scotland Yard has been gradually implementing a new policy that provides protection to the royal family on a pool basis, meaning back-up officers are …

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