A woman who was taken to hospital with her husband after a nerve agent scare at a Salisbury restaurant has said she was not involved in a hoax and her fears were genuine.
Two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy were briefly detained in the Netherlands earlier this year, according to research by Bellingcat, an investigative group.
A woman who sat next to one of two people who fell ill prompting a Novichok scare at a Salisbury restaurant has said that police told her the two victims were Russian.
Fears that two people had become the latest victims of Novichok poisoning in Salisbury have been allayed after police said there was nothing to suggest the nerve agent had caused them to fall ill.
Police have closed streets in Salisbury as a “precautionary measure” after two people were taken ill from a restaurant, amid heightened tensions after the Novichok poisonings.
Two journalists say the passport file of one of the suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack contains a telephone number that appears to belong to Russia’s Defence Ministry.
The Kremlin has said it will consider any request by Britain to question the two suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
The Russian prime suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack have given their “first and last interview” about the case, the journalist who met the pair has said.
Britain has accused Russia of “lies and blatant fabrications” after the prime suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack claimed they visited the UK as tourists.
Britain has accused Russia of responding with “obfuscation and lies” after the prime suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack claimed they visited the UK as tourists.