Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov CREDIT METROPOLITAN POLICE
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DEFENCE DAILY: UK & Russia To Meet At UN After Spies Linked To Salisbury Nerve Agent Attack & A New Therapy Could Help Veterans With Mental Health Issues

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Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov CREDIT METROPOLITAN POLICE

Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov have been identified by police as suspects over the Salisbury nerve agent attack. (Image: Metropolitan Police) 

Salisbury Attack: UK To Face Russia At UN 

Officials from the UK and Russia will come face to face at the UN later after Theresa May accused Russian agents of being behind the nerve agent attack in Salisbury.

Police and prosecutors say they have enough evidence to charge two men over the attempted murder of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

The Kremlin denies it.

Government Must Impose Time Limit On Northern Ireland Investigations, Says Former MI5 Head 

A former head of MI5 says the Government must impose a time limit on re-opening historical cases in Northern Ireland.

Around 1,700 deaths are being investigated.

Lord Jonathan Evans, who led the security service until 2013, says the probe could easily continue for another decade - which he called a "disgrace".

Veterans Struggle To Get Back Into Work, Says Employability Charity

At least 20,000 wounded, injured or sick veterans are struggling to get back into work after leaving the Armed Forces, according to The Poppy Factory.

A New Therapy Could Help Veterans With Mental Health Problems

A new form of therapy could encourage more veterans with mental health problems to get help.

A year-long pilot study has suggested remote "Tele-Therapy" can help sufferers overcome fears of being stigmatised.