Salisbury Cathedral appears to be trolling Russia and people love them for it

It was always going to be a slightly tricky day for Salisbury Cathedral after the two suspects in the novichok poisoning case said they were only in the city to visit its ‘famous 123 metre spire’.

But rather than keep quiet the cathedral’s Twitter feed appears to have decided to take a front foot approach.

The tweet was too perfectly timed to be coincidental. A bit like the two suspects’ trip to Salisbury, you might say.

Here’s a flavour of how people responded online.

Except, er …

To be filed under ‘too good to check’.

Only one question remained.