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Change to UK motoring laws will also give speeding exemptions to transplant organ couriers and bomb disposal units

Rommel, Rundstedt and Stülpnagel were on Allies' secret hit-list of Nazi assassination targets during World War II

Memo contains names of senior Gestapo officers in France and logistics experts thought vital to German troops ahead of D-Day landing

Anti-terror police search Lincolnshire property as part of Woolwich soldier killing investigation

Anti-terror police investigating the "barbaric" murder of a soldier in London have searched a property 150 miles away in Lincolnshire.

Field Marshal Rommel was a potential target until MI6 and the Government thought better of it

Rommel plot revealed: Plan to assassinate the Desert Fox – and why MI6 abandoned it

MI6 officers also suggested the leader of the Vichy government, Pierre Laval, as a target

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Alexander Litvinenko: The former KGB agent died from polonium-210 poisoning in 2006

Widow of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko says coroner 'abandoned search for truth' and calls for public inquiry into his death

The widow of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko has called for the inquest into her late husband's death to be abandoned and for a public inquiry to be held in its place.

Alexander Litvinenko: The former KGB agent died from polonium-210 poisoning in 2006

Fair inquest for Litvinenko impossible, judge warns

Hearing in danger of collapse after British Government’s accused of evidence cover-up

Colin Firth looks set to play Uncle Jack in The Secret Service

The name's Jack, Uncle Jack: Colin Firth set to play MI6 spy in The Secret Service

Daniel Craig had better watch out. Colin Firth looks set to display his James Bond credentials in a movie adaptation of Mark Millar’s comic The Secret Service.

Islamic militants Richard Dart and Imran Mahmood were thwarted by Microsoft Word when they held 'silent conversation'

Richard Dart and Imran Mahmood believed they were outwitting surveillance officers when they held a "silent conversation" on a laptop.

Former Guantanamo Bay detainees wear black hoods during a protest

Over half of Guantanamo Bay prisoners on hunger strike as number increases to 84

Mass protest prompted by site authorites’ Koran search – seen by inmates as ‘religious desecration’

Runner John Ounao crying when he finds friends after several explosions rocked the finish of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts

Right-wing terror attack most likely to blame for Boston outrage, says counter-terrorism expert

The fatal explosions in Boston have hints of a right-wing terrorist attack rather than al-Qa'ida-inspired extremism, according to one of the world's leading experts on counter-terrorism.

Andrew Parker, who has been with The Security Service since the early 1980s, will replace Sir Jonathan Evans on April 22

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What drives jihadism? Clue: it's not what you think

A Harvard study comes to a surprising conclusion on the source of clerics' radicalism

Scotland Yard accused of being complicit in torture for failing to investigate UK’s role in alleged war crimes

Scotland Yard has been accused of being complicit in torture for failing to investigate the UK’s role in alleged war crimes.

Vital intelligence used by Tony Blair and George W Bush to justify the invasion of Iraq was based on ‘fabrication’

West 'ignored evidence from senior Iraqis' that WMDs did not exist

Two senior Iraqi politicians told Western intelligence that Saddam Hussein had no weapons of mass destruction on the eve of the 2003 invasion – but their warnings were ignored and then not reported to the subsequent Butler inquiry, according to a major new investigation.

Nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan's bombed car after the attack

Iran charges 18 over nuclear scientist killings

Tehran accuses Mossad, the CIA and MI6 of being behind the assassinations

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