The UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn condemns the Salisbury nerve agent attack but warns that “rushing” ahead of the evidence in blaming the Russian state could bring a “new cold war”.
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Theresa May convened her National Security Council on Monday and was due to address parliament later in the afternoon to discuss how to respond to the attempted murder of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal.
UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond says Britain will respond “appropriately” if a foreign state is found to have been involved in the suspected poisoning of a former Russian spy.
UK health officials are asking patrons at a restaurant and pub in England to wash their belongings after traces of contamination were found linked to the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter.
International Women’s Day is also ‘Women’s Pay Day’ according to the UK’s Trades Union Congress. It says March 8 is the day when average women effectively start earning, compared to better paid average men.