'People just want their lives back': Salisbury dreams of a calm 2019
Locals reflect on a year that took a tragic turn following the novichok poisonings
On Sunday 4 March 2018 emergency services were called to what they believed was a straightforward medical incident – a middle-aged man and a young woman had been taken ill on a bench in the Maltings shopping centre in Salisbury.
It turned out to be anything but routine. The man was the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and the woman his daughter Yulia. They were the victims of a nerve agent attack blamed on a Russian hit team.Continue reading...