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Russian spy: Row over Jeremy Corbyn’s response to May statement

Russian spy: Row over Jeremy Corbyn’s response to May statement 12 March 2018 Related Topics Russian spy poisoning A row has erupted over Jeremy Corbyn’s response to Theresa May’s latest statement on the poisoning of a former Russian spy. He said the attack had “appalled the country” and urged decisive action after the PM told the Commons it was “highly likely ” Russia was to blame. But the Labour leader also criticised the Conservatives for accepting donations from “Russian oligarchs”. Tory MPs accused him of trying to score political points. Some Labour MPs also suggested he had misjudged his...

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Russian spy: Highly likely Moscow behind attack, says Theresa May

Russian spy: Highly likely Moscow behind attack, says Theresa May 12 March 2018 Related Topics Russian spy poisoning Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: Spy poisoned by “military-grade nerve agent” Former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned by a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia, Theresa May has told MPs. The PM said the government concluded it was “highly likely” Russia was responsible for the Salisbury attack. The Foreign Office summoned Russia’s ambassador to provide an explanation. Mrs May said if there is no “credible response” by the end of...

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Karl Turner denies inappropriate mastectomy comments

Karl Turner denies inappropriate mastectomy comments 12 March 2018 Image caption Labour MP for Hull East, Karl Turner, said he “strongly rejected” the accusations, quoted by anonymous interviewees in the Financial Times A shadow minister has denied behaving inappropriately after claims that he made offensive sexual comments and “slapped” a woman on her buttocks. Karl Turner is alleged to have touched the party member’s bottom in 2015, according to an anonymous witness quoted by the Financial Times (FT). They said the Labour MP also remarked the woman, who had had a double mastectomy, shouldn’t have had her breasts removed...

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