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Russia & Syria Deny Access To Douma

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This morning, the independent OPCW Director General said that Russia and Syria have not yet allowed access to Douma. #OPCW Director Gen briefs Exec Council on his Fact Finding Mission’s deployment to 🇸🇾 to investigate #Douma chem weapon attack. OPCW arrived in Damascus on Saturday....

Exposed: Russia Has Previously Stockpiled The Chemical, BZ

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Russian media have grasped upon comments by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov who claimed that the substance used on Sergei Skripal was an agent called BZ. He went on to claim that the toxin was "never produced in Russia, but was in service in...

RAF JETS STRIKE CHEMICAL WEAPON FACILITY IN SYRIA

At 0200 UK time on 14 April, British forces joined close Allies in a precision strike on Syrian installations involved in the regime’s use of chemical weapons against its own people. The strike was launched as a response to the chemical weapon attack on...

PM Statement On Syria

Prime Minister Theresa May: This evening, I have authorised British armed forces to conduct co-ordinated and targeted strikes to degrade the Syrian Regime’s chemical weapons capability and deter their use. We are acting together with our American and French allies. In Douma, last Saturday a chemical weapons...

Google Loses ‘right To Be Forgotten’ Case Over Businessman’s Criminal History

An unnamed businessman has a “right to be forgotten” and have his spent criminal conviction removed from Google search results, according to a judgment handed down by a London court. The Judge, Mr Justice Warby, faced two claims against Google from former businessmen, finding in...

Bombshell: UK Release Intelligence Document Which Reveals Russia Spied On Skripal’s For Five Years

Russia had tested whether door handles could be used to deliver nerve agents and had targeted the email accounts of Sergei and Yulia Skripal since at least 2013, according to previously classified intelligence over the Salisbury attack that has been made public. The UK released...

University Ranked 35th In Student Opinion Survey

In data released today, the University of Cumbria has been ranked 35th out of 126 higher education institutions in a student-informed survey – a...

Museum Marks Westmorland Gazette’s 200th Anniversary

It’s served the community for 200 years and now has an exhibition dedicated to its own story. Local newspaper The Westmorland Gazette has been the...

Spread Of Board Game Bars Rides Industry Boom And Digital Backlash

Twice a month, on Tuesday nights, nearly 100 people walk down a quiet street in east London and through a door under a railway...

Chinese Social Network Reverses Gay Content Clean-up

One of China’s largest social networks has reversed a ban on “homosexual content” following a public outcry against associating homosexual content with pornography. Sina Weibo,...

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