British officials

PARIS | The Latest: Germany’s president attends British WWI event

PARIS— The Latest on commemorations a century after the end of World War I (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A senior representative of the German government has for the first time taken part in Britain’s Armistice Day observances. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier laid a wreath at the foot of the Cenotaph monument in central London, … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Germany’s president attends British WWI event

LONDON | Report: UK poison suspect is doctor for Russian intelligence

LONDON— The investigative group Bellingcat is reporting that one of the two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-spy in England is a doctor who works for Russian military intelligence. Bellingcat said on its website Monday that the man British authorities identified as Alexander Petrov is actually Alexander Mishkin, a trained doctor working for the … Continue reading LONDON | Report: UK poison suspect is doctor for Russian intelligence

BRUSSELS | n UK minister: Russia cyberattacks actions of a ‘pariah state’

BRUSSELS— British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson on Thursday branded a series of global cyberattacks blamed on Russia as the reckless actions of a “pariah state,” saying that the U.K. and its NATO allies would uncover such activities in the future. “Where Russia acts in an indiscriminate and reckless way, where they have done in terms … Continue reading BRUSSELS | n UK minister: Russia cyberattacks actions of a ‘pariah state’

MOSCOW | Russian suspects in poisoning: We were in UK as tourists

MOSCOW — The two Russian men spun an unlikely tale of hapless tourists defeated by grim British weather: They traveled more than 1,000 miles to see England’s famed Salisbury Cathedral but were turned back by slush and snow, then returned the next day and spent two hours exploring the “beautiful” city. British officials had a … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russian suspects in poisoning: We were in UK as tourists

Contamination in ex-spy case ups pressure on UK to act

SALISBURY, England /March 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The health implications of the nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy and his adult daughter broadened Sunday after British officials said limited traces of contamination were found in a restaurant and a pub in the English city of Salisbury. Public health officials said the risk of others being sickened … Continue reading Contamination in ex-spy case ups pressure on UK to act