Russian spy attack: Johnson welcomes allies’ support

Foreign secretarys remarks precede Trump sacking of Tillerson, who had criticised Moscow The UK has been encouraged by the “strength of support” from allies to taken any steps against Russia after the nerve agent attack on a former spy and his daughter, Boris Johnson said just hours before the US secretary of state, Rex Tillerson,…

Amsterdam’s history retold by objects buried in river silt

( CNN) Centuries of unwanted and lost items — from medieval shoes to modern cellphones — are helping to tell the story of Amsterdam’s urban history from a fresh perspective. The objects consist of everything from medieval weapons and cookware to everyday modern items like credit cards and cameras, and offer snapshots of the history…

Russian state Tv alerts ‘traitors’ not to settle in England

After Salisbury poisoning, host says there have been too many strange incidents in recent years Russian state television has warned “traitors” and Kremlin critics that they should not settle in England because of an increased risk of dying in mysterious circumstances. ” Don’t prefer England as a place to live. Whatever the reasons, whether you’re…

Russian snoop attack: Trump supports UK ‘all the way’

US president concurs Moscow must provide answers over poisoning as May prepares reprisals Donald Trump has given Theresa May his full support for her strategy of confronting Russia over the poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal, saying he is” with the UK all the way “. The US president’s backing came in a phone call…

Russian state Tv cautions ‘traitors’ not to settle in England

After Salisbury poisoning, host says there have been too many strange incidents in recent years Russian state television has warned “traitors” and Kremlin critics that they should not settle in England because of an increased risk of succumbing in mysterious circumstances. ” Don’t prefer England as a place to live. Whatever the reasons, whether you’re…

Catalonia’s leaders slam Spanish government plans for direct rule

Barcelona, Spain( CNN) Catalan leaders have insisted they will reject any attempt by Madrid to impose direct rule on their autonomous region, as a political crisis escalates over Catalonia’s threats to declare independence from Spain. On Saturday, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced his plans to dissolve the Catalan parliamentunder a never-before-used article of the…

Sergei Skripal: former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent, tell police

Former Russian spys case being treated as attempted slaying, with police officer also seriously ill The former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were purposely poisoned with a nerve agent in a case that is now being treated as attempted slaying, the police counter-terrorism chief has said. Scotland Yard assistant chief commissioner Mark…

Vladimir Putin: Russia ready to work with new US leadership

Moscow( CNN) Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country is ready to cooperate with the new US administration, as he gave his annual state-of-the-nation address Thursday in Moscow. His remarks come at a time when US-Russian relations have sunk to their lowest phase since the Cold War, amid tensions over Syria, Russia’s actions in Ukraine…