Did they play golf in Soviet Russia? If not, then the KGB's idea of burying a secret cache in a bunker on a golf course might seem less slipshod than it did in last night's BBC2 Cold War spy thriller Legacy. After all, how was the KGB to know that British courses are full of perennially useless hackers such as myself who, when bunkered, tends to displace more sand than Lawrence of Arabia charging a Turkish goods train? I'd soon have uncovered it.
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Thursday 07 November 2013
The heads of Britain’s security services left MPs in no doubt whom they blame for aiding terrorism
Thursday 07 November 2013
Sir Tim called for 'a full and frank' public debate as intelligence bosses face quizzing from Parliamentary committee later this afternoon
Tuesday 15 October 2013
As employers attempt to convince our youngsters to train as engineers, Jim Armitage finds a profession trying to shift preconceptions – with a little help from a monster McLaren
Monday 14 October 2013
It was wands at dawn at Peking University in Beijing on Monday morning as George Osborne and Boris Johnson staged the world premiere of their future leadership battle.
Special report: Elite social-worker course attracts 1,000 graduates, but Frontline will take only the best 100
Sunday 06 October 2013
Rigorous government-backed tests modelled on MI5 recruitment to create robust child-protection teams
Kenya shopping mall attack: Who are al-Shabaab, the multinational force of terror at the heart of the Nairobi shopping centre massacre?
Tuesday 24 September 2013
International jihad emerges from terrorist 'spectacular' with which al-Shabaab sought to demonstrate that it was not confined to Somalia
Sunday 15 September 2013
Recently auctioned file belonging to Hitler’s deputy offer insight into more of his bizarre wartime plans
Five years on from the financial crisis, will political instability continue into the post-crisis world?
Thursday 12 September 2013
If economic recovery takes hold in coming years it is possible that unrest may tail off, yet there are at least two sets of factors that could continue to fuel protest
Sunday 08 September 2013
back to the future, only in Belgium
Thursday 22 August 2013
Our national security is vital – but those that enforce it are not beyond scrutiny
Wednesday 21 August 2013
The Deputy Prime Minister has backed David Cameron's response to the leaking of secret documents on Britain's intercept programme and Downing Street's threats to a national newspaper to destroy computers or face legal action.
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