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Mystery illness kills 14 in Pakistan - but what caused it?
karachi family
In Depth

Mystery illness kills 14 in Pakistan - but what caused it?

Authorities’ conflicting explanations fuel speculation of a cover-up
20 Feb 2020
Halloween trick-or-treat poisoning: fact or urban legend?
LONDON - OCTOBER 31:A child enjoys traditional candle-lit Halloween pumpkins on October 31, 2007 in London.(Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
In Depth

Halloween trick-or-treat poisoning: fact or urban legend?

Experts say the phenomenon is mostly myth - but not entirely
2 Nov 2018
Dangerous levels of arsenic found in baby rice products
A pile of unpeeled rice
In Brief

Dangerous levels of arsenic found in baby rice products

Tests on infant foods in UK supermarkets discovered almost a quarter broke EU safety rules
22 Oct 2018
'Ricin poison' mailed to Donald Trump and Pentagon officials
Pentagon officials screen packages suspected of containing ricin sent to Trump and other officials
In Brief

'Ricin poison' mailed to Donald Trump and Pentagon officials

Officials investigating possible attempt on US president’s life
3 Oct 2018
Novichok poisoning: is Wiltshire safe?
Military personnel wearing protective suits to investigate the nerve agent attack in Salisbury on 4 March
In Brief

Novichok poisoning: is Wiltshire safe?

Police say nerve agent used in Salisbury and Amesbury could remain active for half a century
11 Jul 2018
Novichok nerve agents: what they do to your body
Novichok
In Depth

Novichok nerve agents: what they do to your body

Police say two people who collapsed in Wiltshire this week were exposed to the poison
5 Jul 2018
Man caught poisoning co-worker's lunch
German Police
In Brief

Man caught poisoning co-worker's lunch

Authorities in Germany looking at previous deaths in company after suspect spotted sprinkling toxic powder over colleague’s food
28 Jun 2018

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