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Laboratories to test current and new #COVID19  vaccines against variants of concern are to be built at Porton Down, the government has announced. Join Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi to discuss this further. ⏰ 07:05 📺 501 / Freeview 233 📱 Watch live:

Laboratories to test current and new #COVID19  vaccines against variants of concern are to be built at Porton Down, the govt has announced. Join Professor Adam Finn from @BristolUni  to discuss this further. ⏰ 08:20 📺 501 / Freeview 233 📱 Watch live:

Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi says the new laboratories in Porton Down ensures the UK stays "ahead of the virus" and is ready for any "virus variants that may escape". Read more about the new £29.3 million labs 👉

Watch live: @skystephen  is joined by Vaccines Minister@nadhimzahawi  and shadow work and pensions secretary @jreynoldsMP  as new laboratories to test vaccines against new #COVID19  variants are to be built at Porton Down

A complex system to train rodents has been devised by scientists at Porton Down

The scientist who helped identify Novichok used in the #Salisbury  attack, has described the moment he realised the scale of the situation. Professor Tim Atkins at Porton Down says he felt "a mixture of emotions"

@chrisshipitv  rightly points out this is her fourth. She went to Porton Down in October, Westminster Abbey and the Cenotaph in November. Any advance on that?

Inside UK's top-secret Porton Down lab where plague, Covid and nerve agents are held

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In this weekend's Sunday TelegraphPorton Down scientists work on rapid mass Covid tests to unlock summer sport

Senior academics secured Porton Down funding for research while working with Chinese universities linked with the military, The Times has learnt.

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The Foreign Office has deleted a tweet that said experts at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory at Porton Down had confirmed that the nerve agent used during the attack on former spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury was definitely "produced in Russia"

#Salisbury attack: Scientists have not been able to prove that Russia made the nerve agent used in the spy poisoning. Porton Down lab's chief exec reveals the details in this interview

Jeremy Corbyn says Boris Johnson has "egg on his face" and "serious questions to answer" after Porton Down was not able to prove the nerve agent used to poison ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia was made in Russia

Chief executive of Porton Down research laboratory has told Sky News scientists have not been able to prove the Novichok nerve agent used to poison Sergei and Yulia Skripal came from Russia or establish its country of origin

Porton Down lab admits it has not been able to prove Russia made nerve agent used in Salisbury spy attack

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" sources​ told me 2 weeks ago that Porton Down were unable to say it was Russia but were under pressure by ​ to say it was" ​ as scientists unable to prove Russia made nerve agent used to poison Skripals. MORE:

This looks very embarrassing for Boris Johnson. Foreign Office confirm they deleted a tweet that said Porton Down said Salisbury nerve agent was 'produced in Russia'.

Simple fact is Porton Down have not, can not, will not say this nerve agent was made in Russia. What will OPCW conclude ?

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