Sergei Skripal

A bored business administrator in Leicester puts the intelligence services to shame

30 January 2021 9:00 am

In the summer of 2012, a man was walking near Jabal Shashabo, a Syrian rebel enclave, when he spotted a…

British fishermen sold down the river in Brexit transition deal

24 March 2018 9:00 am

Home Britain and the European Union agreed on a transitional period after Brexit on 29 March 2019 until the end…

Our response to the nerve gas attack has been an act of self-harm

24 March 2018 9:00 am

There was a growling Russian maniac on the BBC’s Today programme last week, an MP from the United Russia party…

Portrait of the week: Sergei Skripal, Dame Louise Casey, Philip Hammond’s spring statement

17 March 2018 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Prime Minister, told the Commons that the chemical that put in hospital Sergei Skripal, a Russian…

Vladimir Putin’s toxic power

17 March 2018 9:00 am

Vladimir Putin’s spies have a dizzying variety of weapons at their disposal. This week Britain learned of a new one:…

Man and woman found unconscious on a park bench. Observers: "They've either been poisoned by the K.G.B., or were discussing Brexit."

Portrait of the week: was the poisoning of a Russian spy a hit?

10 March 2018 9:00 am

Home Sergei Skripal, aged 66, and his daughter Yulia were found in a state of collapse on a bench outside…