8 Mar 2018

Nerve agent used in UK Russian spy poisoning

From Morning Report, 7:15 am on 8 March 2018

British police say a nerve agent was used in what they are treating as the attempted murder of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. Assistant Commissioner of London's Metropolitan police Mark Rowley revealed the information at a media conference a few minutes ago. Tom Symonds of the BBC has again been following the story and joins us from Salisbury.