{FD} Britain says Russia spied on Skripals for years

In a letter made public Friday, British National Security Adviser Mark Sedwill said that Russian intelligence agencies have been spying on Sergei and Yulia Skripal for at least five years.

{FD} Russia tested nerve agent on door handles, monitored ex-spy before poisoning, UK intelligence dossier claims

An explosive U.K. intelligence dossier made public Friday claims Russia tested the use of door handles as a way to infect people with nerve agents before an ex-spy and his daughter were poisoned exactly that way last month.

{FD} France mulls military action against Syria for gas attacks

France has proof that the Syrian government launched chlorine gas attacks and has crossed a line that could prompt French airstrikes, President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday.

{FD} Russian ex-spy, daughter were poisoned with nerve agent, chemical watchdog confirms

The international chemical weapons watchdog on Thursday confirmed Britain's finding that a former Russian spy and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent, as Russia continues to deny suggestions that it was behind the attack.

{FD} UK’s May summons Cabinet to discuss Syria military strike

British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned her Cabinet back from vacation Thursday to discuss military action against Syria over an alleged chemical weapons attack.

{FD} Daughter of poisoned spy Sergei Skripal turns down Russian help

The daughter of poisoned former spy Sergei Skripal said Wednesday that she doesn't want help from the Russian Embassy as she recovers from the nerve agent attack that left her and her father in critical condition and created an international furor.

{FD} UK’s May says Syria chemical weapons can’t go unchallenged

Prime Minister Theresa May moved closer Wednesday to committing Britain to military action against Syria, saying "all the indications" are that President Bashar Assad's forces were behind a chemical weapons attack in Douma.

{FD} Backpacker says she was drugged, raped on Thailand’s ‘death island’

A French national was charged Monday with raping a British woman last week on Koh Tao, known as Thailand's "death island" because it's a popular tourist spot that's been besieged by crime and murder in recent years.

{FD} NIreland marks 20 years of peace deal as Brexit casts shadow

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair are heading to Belfast to mark the 20th anniversary of Northern Ireland's peace accord, as Brexit casts a shadow over its future.