G7 nations should be asking uncomfortable questions of London rather than probing Moscow about the circumstances of the Skripal poisoning, according to the head of the Russian Upper House committee for international relations.
The UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) has temporarily stopped trading of Russia's EN+ Group on the London Stock Exchange. The firm manages assets of billionaire Oleg Deripaska, who was added to the US sanctions list last week.
The City of London went into lockdown on Friday morning amid a bomb alert over a suspicious package, which turned out to be an old microwave. The item was spotted just outside the capital’s iconic Gherkin building.
An exclusion zone has been lifted in central London after reports of a suspicious package saw Cambridge Analytica’s London HQ evacuated. Emergency crews were called to the New Oxford Street building on Thursday afternoon.