UK claims Russia spied on Sergei and Yulia Skripal for at least five years

Britain’s national security adviser, Mark Sedwill, claimed Russian intelligence had been spying on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia for at least five years prior to the nerve agent attack in March in a letter to NATO. Mr Sedwill submitted the letter to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday, including the…

Russian ties with west strained following nerve agent attack

Russia is facing more backlash after an alleged military grade nerve agent attack on British soil, with the UK, US, Germany and France releasing a joint statement blaming Moscow for the attack. Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal, 66 and his daughter Yulia Skripal, 33, were the targets of the attack, which used a nerve agent developed…

Theresa May outlines transition plan for Brexit

Theresa May has outlined a transition plan that would see the UK continued access to the EU’s single market for two years while negotiations take place during a speech in Florence. The plan would guarantee stability for people and business while the details of the Brexit agreement are being work out, Ms May argues. “The…