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UK Scientists Say Can’t Prove Salisbury Nerve Agent Is From Russia

UK Scientists Say Can’t Prove Salisbury Nerve Agent Is From Russia

🕔15:49, 3.Apr 2018

Gary Aitkenhead, chief executive of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) at Porton Down said: “We have not identified the precise source, but we have provided the scientific info to government who have then used a number of other sources to piece together the conclusions you have come to.”

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Skripal’s Niece Viktoria Demands Answer Why Nerve Agent Didn’t Kill His Pets

Skripal’s Niece Viktoria Demands Answer Why Nerve Agent Didn’t Kill His Pets

🕔14:21, 3.Apr 2018

Mr Skripal’s niece Viktoria, 45, says she hopes to travel to the UK soon to see the seriously ill 66-year-old and his daughter Yulia, who were found slumped on a bench in Salisbury on March 4

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Corbyn Criticized For Spending Passover With Anti-Israel Group

Corbyn Criticized For Spending Passover With Anti-Israel Group

🕔14:04, 3.Apr 2018

“Anti-Semitism is a vile, evil thing in our society…. and it has to be eradicated,” British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said.

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German Prosecutors Order Puigdemont Extradition to Spain

German Prosecutors Order Puigdemont Extradition to Spain

🕔10:31, 3.Apr 2018

“The prosecutor’s office of Schleswig-Holstein state applied for an extradition arrest warrant against former Catalonian regional president Carles Puigdemont from the superior regional court,” it said in a statement.

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Yulia Skripal Poisoned After Accessing Her Dead Brother ‘Secret Bank Account’ With £150,000

Yulia Skripal Poisoned After Accessing Her Dead Brother ‘Secret Bank Account’ With £150,000

🕔18:12, 2.Apr 2018

The ‘secret bank account’ was disclosed by Sergei’s niece Viktoria Skripal, 45, who aims this week to travel to meet Yulia in hospital in Salisbury.

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Secretly Yulia Skripal’s Social Media Page VKontakte Accessed While She Was Reportedly in Critical Condition

Secretly Yulia Skripal’s Social Media Page VKontakte Accessed While She Was Reportedly in Critical Condition

🕔10:43, 2.Apr 2018

The status bar of Yulia Skripal’s page on Russia’s most popular social network site VK.com (VKontakte) states that she “last visited on March 7” – just three days after the chemical attack, when Yulia was reportedly fighting for her life.

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Mary Thomas and The Rebel Queens of Virgin Islands Biography and Profile

Mary Thomas and The Rebel Queens of Virgin Islands Biography and Profile

🕔15:43, 1.Apr 2018

Mary Thomas better known as Queen Mary (ca. 1848-1905) was one of the leaders of the 1878 “Fireburn” labor riot on St. Croix. Mary Thomas was from Antigua and arrived in St. Croix in the 1860s to take work on the plantations there.

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Denmark ‘Rebel Queen’ Mary Thomas Statue Takes Center Stage

Denmark ‘Rebel Queen’ Mary Thomas Statue Takes Center Stage

🕔15:17, 1.Apr 2018

The statue of Mary Thomas called “I Am Queen Mary” is the first public monument to a black woman in Denmark, according to the artists. The sculpture was inspired by Mary Thomas, who with two other female leaders known as “Queens” unleashed an uprising in 1878 called the “Fireburn.”

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London Murder Rate Beats New York For First Time in Over 200 Years

London Murder Rate Beats New York For First Time in Over 200 Years

🕔15:02, 1.Apr 2018

London overtook New York in murders for the first time in modern history in February as the capital endured a dramatic surge in knife crime. Fifteen people were murdered in the capital, against 14 in New York. Both cities have almost exactly the same population.

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UK Secretly Use Data From Doctors to Track Migrants

UK Secretly Use Data From Doctors to Track Migrants

🕔10:14, 1.Apr 2018

“If I knew the doctors could share information with the Home Office, I would not tell them everything,” Dalia Omer, a refugee from Sudan said, referring to the British department that oversees immigration and security. She said she might even lie about certain details to protect herself.

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Italy Summons French Ambassador After Rail Station Drug Test On A Nigerian

Italy Summons French Ambassador After Rail Station Drug Test On A Nigerian

🕔18:30, 31.Mar 2018

Italy is disputing France’s claim that its border control agents had a right to use an Italian train station facility to carry out a drug test on a Nigerian man taken off a Paris-Naples train.

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UK Government May Grant Russia Access to Visit Yulia Skripal

UK Government May Grant Russia Access to Visit Yulia Skripal

🕔13:32, 31.Mar 2018

“We are considering requests for consular access in line with our obligations under international and domestic law, including the rights and wishes of Yulia Skripal,” a spokeswoman for Britain’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

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Putin Expels Dutch Diplomats, Gives UK One Month to Reduce Presence

Putin Expels Dutch Diplomats, Gives UK One Month to Reduce Presence

🕔14:22, 30.Mar 2018

Earlier in the day Moscow had summoned the ambassadors of a number of nations including Britain, France, Germany and Canada to tell them of retaliatory measures.

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EU Parents Protect Your Children’s Right To Stay In UK After Brexit

EU Parents Protect Your Children’s Right To Stay In UK After Brexit

🕔08:43, 30.Mar 2018

After Brexit, the government states that EEA (European Economic Area) nationals and their family members who, by 29 March 2019, have been lawfully resident for five years, will need to apply for settled status. Additionally, people who arrive by 29 March 2019 will be able to stay until they reach the five year threshold and then apply for settled status.

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Yulia Skripal ‘Improving Rapidly’ – Salisbury NHS Says

Yulia Skripal ‘Improving Rapidly’ – Salisbury NHS Says

🕔15:05, 29.Mar 2018

“Her father remains in a critical but stable condition.” The hospital’s medical director Dr Christine Blanshard said Ms Skripal had “responded well to treatment”.

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