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Thursday 19 September 2013
Three men and a woman arrested by Scotland Yard under the Terroism Act
At last, I can have a mid-life crisis, cheers former MI5 boss Sir Jonathan Evans, as he speeds off in a Maserati
Sunday 28 April 2013
James Bond may be unafraid of giving up his spurious undercover identities by being seen in some of the world’s fastest cars, but the UK’s former spy chief has only been able to go public with his love for sports cars now that he has retired.
Thursday 28 March 2013
The deputy chief of MI5, who led the investigation which foiled an al-Qa’ida plot to blow up transatlantic airliners, has been appointed the new head of the service. Andrew Parker will replace the current director-general, Sir Jonathan Evans, who is stepping down next month.
Sunday 24 March 2013
The home security agency, MI5, has taken the unusual step of issuing a public warning after fraudsters pretending to be the service’s head attempted to obtain money from people.
Tuesday 01 January 2013
The Government faced further embarrassment after it emerged that a suspected British extremist on the run after eluding a multi-million pound MI5 and police surveillance operation is a serial breaker of anti-terror orders that had seen him previously jailed for 15 months.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
The bloody upheavals of the Arab Spring have handed a great boost to al-Qa'ida, providing it with fertile ground to reorganise and opportunities for British extremists to undergo terrorist training for attacks at home and abroad, the head of MI5 has warned.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
Britons are increasingly heading to the Middle East for terrorist training in preparation for attacks in the wake of the Arab Spring, the head of MI5 has said.
Wednesday 11 January 2012
The Security Service MI5 has been named on a list of Britain's most gay-friendly employers for the first time.
Tuesday 03 January 2012
Video reports of al-Shabaab battles with Somali forces feature jihadist with London accent
Wednesday 20 July 2011
Yesterday was a good day to slip out the news that David Cameron's chief of staff, Ed Llewellyn, is one of three special advisers working in Downing Street on a salary of £140,000 a year.
Thursday 07 July 2011
The heads of MI5 and MI6 are to be asked to give evidence in public at an inquiry into the alleged torture of British terrorist suspects.
Monday 02 May 2011
The discovery of Osama bin Laden's hideaway in a city at the heart of Pakistan's military establishment today revived questions about alleged links between al-Qa’ida and elements in the country's security forces.
Monday 02 May 2011
For 29 MPs, opposition to scrapping the first-past-the-post voting system is a matter of raw political survival, an analysis by The Independent has found.
Monday 04 April 2011
Strong waves of anger and fear swept through Northern Irish politics and society after a young policeman was killed in a dissident republican bomb attack – evidence of their growing proficiency in creating such traps.
Wednesday 23 February 2011
MI5 could have identified one of the July 7 bombers four months before the attacks on London had it acted upon new intelligence.
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
The quiet diplomat: Catherine Ashton - recognised and admired in all the world’s troubled countries, yet ridiculed at home
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
- 1 Bad cattitude: Family call police after crazed and 'hostile cat with a history of violence' attacks baby before attempting to 'flee custody'
- 2 Family forced to flee home after discovering 'terrifying' nest of spiders in bananas
- 3 First Kiss: Filmmaker gets 20 strangers to make out on YouTube with awkward results
- 4 Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
- 5 Bob Crow death: 'Admired by his members, feared by employers' - Tributes pour in for RMT union leader and 'working class hero' Bob Crow