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A protest at the   Kleine Brogel nuclear base in Belgium in 2006. Photograph:  Yorick Jansens/AFP/Getty Images)

Three Green MEPs were arrested by police in Belgium on Wednesday morning following a protest on a US air base against nuclear weapons. Molly Scott Ca(...)

 Alexander Petrov (left) and Ruslan Boshirov. Warrants for the extradition of the two Russian Nationals in connection with the novichok poisoning attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in March. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

Two Russian nationals have been named and charged over the novichok poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury, Wiltshire in March. British po(...)

Police officers stand guard at a residential house in Amesbury, southern England. Photograph: Getty Images

A mother-of-three has died after she and her partner were exposed to Novichok in Amesbury, southern England. Dawn Sturgess (44) died on Sunday evenin(...)

An investigator wearing a camouflaged protective suit, gloves and a gas mask outside the supported living  centre in Salisbury – where nerve agent poisoning victim Dawn Sturgess had been staying – on Friday. Photograph:  Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images

Police wearing protective suits entered a hostel in the southern English city of Salisbury on Friday as counter-terrorism detectives stepped up their (...)

Police on the scene at Muggleton Road where a major incident was declared after a couple were exposed to the Novichok nerve agent. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

The victims of the Amesbury Novichok poisoning have been named locally as Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley. Here is what we know about their lives an(...)

The UK’s head of counter-terrorism policing Neil Basu and chief medical officer for England Dame Sally Davies speaking at a news conference at New Scotland Yard in London on Wednesday night. Photograph:  John Stillwell/PA Wire

What triggered concern over the incident in Amesbury, Wiltshire? A couple living in Amesbury, Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley, were taken to hospita(...)

 Police and media at  the scene at Muggleton Road where the couple exposed to a nerve agent lived. Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Two people poisoned in southwest England may have accidentally come into contact with the same Novichok nerve agent used in an attack on a former Russ(...)

Police officers stand next to a section of playing field near Amesbury Baptist Church  in Amesbury. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters.

Britain’s counter-terrorism chief said on Wednesday that two people who are critically ill in hospital in Wiltshire were exposed to the Novichok nerve(...)

 Emile Cilliers, who has been found guilty of attempting to murder his wife Victoria Cilliers by tampering with her parachute and sabotaging a gas valve at their home. Photograph: Wiltshire Police/PA Wire

A “very dangerous, coercive and manipulative” army sergeant has been found guilty of attempting to murder his wife by tampering with her parachute and(...)

File photograph of Sergei Skripal at a hearing at the Moscow military district court, Russia, in August 2006. File photograph: Kommersant/Yuri Senatorov via Reuters

The former Russian spy Sergei Skripal was deliberately poisoned with a nerve agent in a case that is now being treated as attempted murder, the police(...)