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#Poisoning

# poisoning - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Alexei Navalny ‘could die at any moment’, doctor says, as hunger strike continues
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

Alexei Navalny ‘could die at any moment’, doctor says, as hunger strike continues

Sun 8:30 AM 39,220 Views 32 Comments

Navalny went on hunger strike to protest the refusal to let his physicians see him in prison.

# poisoning - Monday 18 January, 2021

Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days

Updated Jan 18th 2021, 5:24 PM 36,715 Views 0 Comments

Navalny was detained on arrival in Russia after recovering from nerve agent poisoning in Germany.

# poisoning - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Vladimir Putin claims Alexei Navalny would be dead if Russia had poisoned opposition leader
# Denial
# Denial

Vladimir Putin claims Alexei Navalny would be dead if Russia had poisoned opposition leader

Dec 17th 2020, 1:50 PM 11,512 Views 34 Comments

It’s widely suggested that Russia was behind Navalny’s poisoning in August.

# poisoning - Thursday 8 October, 2020

France, Germany and Britain seek Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning
# Moscow
# Moscow

France, Germany and Britain seek Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning

Oct 8th 2020, 8:23 AM 11,035 Views 15 Comments

Moscow quickly hit back that the accusations were “unacceptable” and amounted to “blackmail”.

# poisoning - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

US contacts considered kidnapping or poisoning Assange, court told
# Allegations
# Allegations

US contacts considered kidnapping or poisoning Assange, court told

Sep 30th 2020, 6:30 PM 14,406 Views 0 Comments

The WikiLeaks founder was also bugged in the toilet at the Ecuador embassy, his extradition hearing has heard.

# poisoning - Friday 21 August, 2020

Alexei Navalny: Russian doctors let Putin critic fly to Berlin for medical treatment
# Siberia
# Siberia

Alexei Navalny: Russian doctors let Putin critic fly to Berlin for medical treatment

Aug 21st 2020, 10:28 PM 34,583 Views 19 Comments

His family and supporters believe he was poisoned.

# poisoning - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Russian opposition leader in intensive care after apparent poisoning
# Alexei Navalny
# Alexei Navalny

Russian opposition leader in intensive care after apparent poisoning

Aug 20th 2020, 8:06 AM 42,652 Views 37 Comments

Alexei Navalny is in a “serious condition” according to his spokesperson.

# poisoning - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Conservationists slam 'horrific and illegal' mass poisoning of buzzards in Co Cork
# Birds
# Birds

Conservationists slam 'horrific and illegal' mass poisoning of buzzards in Co Cork

May 13th 2020, 11:37 AM 29,573 Views 56 Comments

BirdWatch Ireland said that 23 dead buzzards were recovered near Timoleague last December.

# poisoning - Saturday 3 August, 2019

US announces new sanctions against Russia over Skripal poisoning
# Skripal
# Skripal

US announces new sanctions against Russia over Skripal poisoning

Aug 3rd 2019, 10:45 AM 12,720 Views 28 Comments

Russian spies have been blamed for the poisoning of Skripal and his daughter.

# poisoning - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Man (42) pleads guilty to attempting to poison his co-worker
# Cork Circuit Court
# Cork Circuit Court

Man (42) pleads guilty to attempting to poison his co-worker

May 9th 2019, 6:05 AM 22,295 Views 0 Comments

The alleged offence occurred at a data management company at Springhill, Carrigtwohill.

# poisoning - Friday 26 October, 2018

'Extremely unusual' cat deaths spark warning about dangers of antifreeze
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

'Extremely unusual' cat deaths spark warning about dangers of antifreeze

Oct 26th 2018, 6:10 AM 50,456 Views 17 Comments

The survival rate for cats affected by antifreeze poisoning is less than 5%.

# poisoning - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Man killed wife and daughter with yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Man killed wife and daughter with yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide

Sep 19th 2018, 10:37 PM 42,331 Views 12 Comments

The professor was accused of hatching the murder plot because he was having an affair with a student.

# poisoning - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Pussy Riot activist hospitalised after suspected poisoning
# World Cup Invasion
# World Cup Invasion

Pussy Riot activist hospitalised after suspected poisoning

Sep 13th 2018, 3:15 PM 12,572 Views 23 Comments

He staged a pitch invasion during the World Cup final in July.

# poisoning - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Precautions in place to protect mourners at funeral of nerve agent victim
# Dawn Sturgess
# Dawn Sturgess

Precautions in place to protect mourners at funeral of nerve agent victim

Jul 29th 2018, 6:19 PM 19,698 Views 33 Comments

Dawn Sturgess was exposed to Novichok in England.

# poisoning - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Recovery from poisoning is 'slow and painful' - Yulia Skripal speaks
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

Recovery from poisoning is 'slow and painful' - Yulia Skripal speaks

May 23rd 2018, 7:51 PM 18,576 Views 48 Comments

Yulia was discharged from a local hospital last month.

# poisoning - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Russian ambassador on expulsion of Irish diplomat: 'Every action finds its counteraction'
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

Russian ambassador on expulsion of Irish diplomat: 'Every action finds its counteraction'

Apr 3rd 2018, 1:25 PM 29,256 Views 126 Comments

Yury Filatov said he is still optimistic about Ireland’s future relationship with Russia.

# poisoning - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Chemical weapons experts heading to UK in Russia spy case
# Sergei Skripal
# Sergei Skripal

Chemical weapons experts heading to UK in Russia spy case

Mar 18th 2018, 1:42 PM 10,487 Views 38 Comments

Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are in a critical condition.

# poisoning - Saturday 10 March, 2018

More than 200 witnesses identified in probe into poisoning of Russian ex-spy in UK
# Sergei Skripal
# Sergei Skripal

More than 200 witnesses identified in probe into poisoning of Russian ex-spy in UK

Mar 10th 2018, 6:12 PM 9,303 Views 6 Comments

One of the police officers who was injured in the attack has said today that he’s “no hero”.

# poisoning - Thursday 8 March, 2018

UK vows action over ex-spy poisoning as police confirm 21 people hurt
# Spy
# Spy

UK vows action over ex-spy poisoning as police confirm 21 people hurt

Mar 8th 2018, 9:48 PM 46,286 Views 58 Comments

The probe is now an attempted murder investigation.

# poisoning - Friday 16 June, 2017

Man jailed for injecting children after convincing them they had Chernobyl radiation poisoning
# Fake Samples
# Fake Samples

Man jailed for injecting children after convincing them they had Chernobyl radiation poisoning

Jun 16th 2017, 9:58 PM 23,078 Views 9 Comments

The 59-year-old duped teenagers and woman into believing he worked for the Ministry of Defence.

# poisoning - Friday 14 April, 2017

Here's why your dog shouldn't eat chocolate
# Easter Warning
# Easter Warning

Here's why your dog shouldn't eat chocolate

Apr 14th 2017, 9:00 PM 38,764 Views 22 Comments

Dogs Trust has released a warning to pet owners this Easter.

# poisoning - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Heavily armed police guarding body of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother after attempted morgue break-in
# Assassination
# Assassination

Heavily armed police guarding body of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother after attempted morgue break-in

Feb 22nd 2017, 10:29 PM 19,792 Views 6 Comments

Detectives probing the killing want to question a North Korean diplomat.

# poisoning - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Surge in number of birds of prey being 'poisoned and persecuted'
# Poisonous
# Poisonous

Surge in number of birds of prey being 'poisoned and persecuted'

Nov 16th 2016, 6:02 PM 11,661 Views 27 Comments

A case where four people poisoned a number of birds of prey was found in West Waterford.

# poisoning - Saturday 30 January, 2016

A food poisoning expert on the six foods he never eats
# Not Worth It
# Not Worth It

A food poisoning expert on the six foods he never eats

Jan 30th 2016, 6:00 PM 83,340 Views 70 Comments

Having spent over 20 years working on food poisoning lawsuits, lawyer Bill Marler simply doesn’t eat certain foods any more.

# poisoning - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Woman tried to kill husband by spiking his Christmas Day wine with anti-freeze
# Anti-freeze
# Anti-freeze

Woman tried to kill husband by spiking his Christmas Day wine with anti-freeze

Nov 25th 2015, 10:31 PM 19,923 Views 33 Comments

Jacqueline Patrick tried to kill her husband three times, and even faked a “Do Not Resuscitate” note from him.

# poisoning - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

'I lost my boy to carbon monoxide poisoning - I don't want another family to go through this'
# Awareness
# Awareness

'I lost my boy to carbon monoxide poisoning - I don't want another family to go through this'

Sep 15th 2015, 11:59 PM 17,663 Views 6 Comments

18 year old Neil McFerran and Aaron Davidson succumbed to fumes while on a trip at a family member’s apartment in 2010.

# poisoning - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Blogger jailed for poisoning her five-year-old son to death with salt
# Guilty
# Guilty

Blogger jailed for poisoning her five-year-old son to death with salt

Mar 3rd 2015, 1:03 PM 29,398 Views 23 Comments

Lacey Spears blogged for years about her son’s health problems.

# poisoning - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Do not eat: Supermarkets warned to keep daffodils away from fruit and veg
# Poison
# Poison

Do not eat: Supermarkets warned to keep daffodils away from fruit and veg

Feb 7th 2015, 2:08 PM 17,042 Views 28 Comments

The National Poisons Information Centre of Ireland said bulbs have been mistaken as onions in some cases.

# poisoning - Thursday 6 November, 2014

US scientist denies lacing his wife's energy drink with a lethal dose of cyanide
# Death By Poisoning
# Death By Poisoning

US scientist denies lacing his wife's energy drink with a lethal dose of cyanide

Nov 6th 2014, 10:19 AM 9,917 Views 8 Comments

Autumn Klein fell suddenly ill and died three days later.

# poisoning - Friday 21 March, 2014

Advice issued on using registered gas fitters after installer jailed for manslaughter
# Carbon Monoxide
# Carbon Monoxide

Advice issued on using registered gas fitters after installer jailed for manslaughter

Mar 21st 2014, 6:59 PM 10,890 Views 17 Comments

Two teenagers died from carbon monoxide poisoning at a flat in Castlerock, County Derry in August 2010.

# poisoning - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

One person dies from a drug overdose every day in Ireland
# Stats
# Stats

One person dies from a drug overdose every day in Ireland

Jan 22nd 2014, 10:51 PM 21,543 Views 149 Comments

New figures on drugs-related deaths in Ireland show that the number of people who have died from cocaine misuse has halved in four years.

# poisoning - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Indian gangster escapes from custody after 'poisoning his guards'
# India
# India

Indian gangster escapes from custody after 'poisoning his guards'

Dec 26th 2013, 11:18 AM 13,255 Views 17 Comments

Vikram Paras, 27, carried out the daring escape as four armed officers were escorting him from the busy Old Delhi Railway Station in the capital early yesterday.

# poisoning - Monday 12 August, 2013

Column: I believe water fluoridation is harmful to my health, why should I pay for it?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I believe water fluoridation is harmful to my health, why should I pay for it?

Aug 12th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,196 Views 362 Comments

With water charges due to be implemented, Aisling Fitzgibbon argues that if people are paying for water they should have more of a say about what’s in it.

# poisoning - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

India: School principal arrested over mass food poisoning that left 23 dead
# India
# India

India: School principal arrested over mass food poisoning that left 23 dead

Jul 24th 2013, 9:25 PM 7,263 Views 5 Comments

The children, aged four to 12, fell ill within minutes of eating the lunch of lentils, potatoes and rice cooked at their primary school in a poverty-stricken village in Bihar state recently.

# poisoning - Friday 2 November, 2012

Russian spy case details may be made public
# Inquest
# Inquest

Russian spy case details may be made public

Nov 2nd 2012, 2:48 PM 7,920 Views 13 Comments

Litvinenko died in November 2006 after ingesting polonium-210, a rare radioactive isotope that was secretly slipped into his tea at a London hotel.

# poisoning - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Police think poisoned cat meat killed Chinese tycoon
# Cat Meat
From The Daily Edge
# Cat Meat

Police think poisoned cat meat killed Chinese tycoon

Jan 4th 2012, 1:20 PM 515 Views 1 Comment

Another reason why you probably shouldn’t eat cats…

# poisoning - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Toxic homemade alcohol kills 102 in India
# India
# India

Toxic homemade alcohol kills 102 in India

Dec 15th 2011, 8:28 AM 1,560 Views 1 Comment

Four people have been arrested after bootleg liquor was blamed for the deaths and illness in Sangrampur, near Calcutta.

# poisoning - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

'Poisoned' Coca-Cola product linked to death of 11-year-old boy in China
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

'Poisoned' Coca-Cola product linked to death of 11-year-old boy in China

Dec 6th 2011, 3:17 PM 2,055 Views 2 Comments

The Pulpy Milky drink – which contained pesticides – was deliberately tampered with, Chinese police have said.

# poisoning - Monday 5 December, 2011

Almost 640 drug-related deaths in Ireland, latest figures show
# Drugs
# Drugs

Almost 640 drug-related deaths in Ireland, latest figures show

Dec 5th 2011, 9:56 AM 1,727 Views 19 Comments

Heroin-related deaths increased by 20 per cent in 2009, according to the Health Research Board National Drug-Related Deaths Index, but alcohol is still a major factor in deaths of drug users.

# poisoning - Sunday 24 July, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jul 24th 2011, 12:08 PM 85 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

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