The operation has concluded after police found the package to be non-suspicious
Sir John Sawers says the West needs to recognise balance of power has changed because Russia and China have become more powerful
Sir John Sawers also said Russia's bombing campaign in Syria was down to the West's decision not to intervene in the country
And how newly declassified documents show the greatest double-cross operation of the Second World War was nearly ruined by a Spanish double agent's wife's horror at British food - and her willingness to die rather than 'live another day in England'
A source thought to have 'phenomenal access' to Iraqi regime was eventually labelled a liar by MI6
Last week the Crown Prosecution Service said that there is “insufficient evidence” to bring charges against British officials in the case of Abdelhakim Belhaj
'We are only secure because the wider Europe is secure'
New papers show that UK spies have been collecting bulk personal data on citizens since the 90s, and that the information found is liable to abuse
Boris Karpichkov now lives in the UK under a new identity
The records show how Philby desperately manoeuvred to try to keep himself out of the spotlight of suspicion
Helenus Milmo, part of the prosecution team at the Nuremburg trials, spent four hours trying to get the truth out of 'Peach'
Exclusive: Security services would be relocated into existing Whitehall buildings as part of ongoing economy drive
We get what we deserve when it comes to the uninspiring buildings devoid of design in which many of us live and work, according to a panel member of the first government-commissioned review into architecture in more than a decade.
MI6 agents in Afghanistan were told they were not obliged to intervene if they witnessed suspected terrorists being harmed by their American captors, an official inquiry into allegations Britain was complicit in torture has disclosed.
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.
Putin's chief of staff Sergei Ivanov was well known to the murdered double-agent