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The New Zealand Herald
Spy chiefs relax rules to recruit middle-aged mums as 'Jane Bonds'007's day, of course, all that was needed was nerves of steel and the ability t
Spy chiefs relax rules to recruit middle-aged mums as 'Jane Bonds'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
007's day, of course, all that was needed was nerves of steel and the ability to look suave in a dinner jacket. But British intelligence agencies now want to recruit more middle-aged mothers and are relaxing their requirements for a... Read more
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The New Yorker
Six Episodes of Sinistercharacter who would otherwise make very little sense. Sadly, Olivia Colman is w
Six Episodes of Sinister
The New Yorker / Posted 17 hours ago
character who would otherwise make very little sense. Sadly, Olivia Colman is wasted as Angela Burr, the pregnant head of a British intelligence agency—and the character’s gender switch (in the book, Burr was male) is a progressive gesture without... Read more
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Wakefield Today
David Blunkett exclusive: We can’t be little Britain in new world of giantsin the closure of the Sangatte Camp outside Calais, but the establishment of a
David Blunkett exclusive: We can’t be little Britain in new world of giants
Wakefield Today / Posted yesterday
in the closure of the Sangatte Camp outside Calais, but the establishment of a special zone in northern France, where British intelligence, security and customs staff would be able to double check those seeking to enter the United... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Don't let fear of immigration put Britain's security at risk in EU referendumCalais, but effectively moved the UK border to Northern France. It meant setti
Don't let fear of immigration put Britain's security at risk in EU referendum
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Calais, but effectively moved the UK border to Northern France. It meant setting up a special zone in France, where British intelligence, security and customs staff would be able to verify the legal right of those seeking asylum to enter the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
What happened to EgyptAir flight MS804? Live updates as search continueswhere American and Israeli security experts are helping investigators try to si
What happened to EgyptAir flight MS804? Live updates as search continues
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
where American and Israeli security experts are helping investigators try to sift out any Islamist extremists. One former British intelligence officer told the Daily Mirror: “Egyptian government employees have always had extremist Islamic elements... Read more
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Zero Hedge
EU-Turkey Migrant Deal Unravels Turning Greece Into Massive Refugee CampEurope. Speaking to the BBC News program, "World on the Move," on May 16, Sir
EU-Turkey Migrant Deal Unravels Turning Greece Into Massive Refugee Camp
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
Europe. Speaking to the BBC News program, "World on the Move," on May 16, Sir Richard Dearlove, the former head of the British intelligence service MI6, warned that the number of migrants coming to Europe during the next five years could run... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Five things we learnt about Dame Stella Rimington, former Director General for MI5at a time when women were expected to have a second class career and her remark
Five things we learnt about Dame Stella Rimington, former Director General for MI5
Manchester Evening News / Posted 9 days ago
at a time when women were expected to have a second class career and her remarkable experiences working at the heart of British intelligence. From meeting the steely-faced KGB in Moscow at the end of the Cold War to balancing motherhood with... Read more
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The Atlantic
'The Night Manager': From the BBC With Lovein Spain that makes Pine a trusted new member of his inner circle. The plot, i
'The Night Manager': From the BBC With Love
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
in Spain that makes Pine a trusted new member of his inner circle. The plot, it’s worth noting, is a little janky. Would British intelligence really draft a rookie into such an elaborate sting operation? Would Roper, consistently informed by... Read more
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The Register
Spied upon by GCHQ? You'll need proof before a court will hear you...Tribunal will, if additional submissions are made, proceed to consider the dome
Spied upon by GCHQ? You'll need proof before a court will hear you...
The Register / Posted 11 days ago
Tribunal will, if additional submissions are made, proceed to consider the domestic claims of persons asserting that the British intelligence agencies unlawfully collected their communications, the Tribunal's failure to provide adequate redress... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
How the life of Hezbollah’s Mustafa Badreddine tells the political history of the Middle Eastin the months before Hariri’s killing and in the days that followed. Some of th
How the life of Hezbollah’s Mustafa Badreddine tells the political history of the Middle East
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
in the months before Hariri’s killing and in the days that followed. Some of the material for this research was provided by British intelligence, which monitored Lebanese communications from Mount Troodos in Cyprus. Hezbollah fighters carry the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Jonathan Rhys Meyers lands MAJOR roleII epic will tell the true story of Norwegian resistance hero Jan Baalsrud. Ja
Jonathan Rhys Meyers lands MAJOR role
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
II epic will tell the true story of Norwegian resistance hero Jan Baalsrud. Jan was one of a dozen saboteurs trained by British intelligence to carry out a raid on an air traffic control tower in the Norwegian city of Bardufoss in 1943. New... Read more
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International Business Times
UK Special Forces target Isis communications with 'black ops' electronic warfare group, Islamic State Hacking Division, boasted of having a mole within the Mini
UK Special Forces target Isis communications with 'black ops' electronic warfare
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
group, Islamic State Hacking Division, boasted of having a mole within the Ministry of Defence and threatened to leak British intelligence data – in order to create a more significant presence in cyberspace. Britain is one among several... Read more
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Daily Record
100 years on: Read the letters of a sailor released to commemorate a WW1 battlewhile the German High Seas Fleet had stayed in their own ports. The gun turret
100 years on: Read the letters of a sailor released to commemorate a WW1 battle
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
while the German High Seas Fleet had stayed in their own ports. The gun turrets on HMS Revenge But, in May 1916, a new British intelligence unit cracked German codes and caught their fleet 75 miles off the Danish coast. The Grand Fleet moved in... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Jonathan Rhys Meyers to Play German Commander in 'The 12th Man'Kurt Stage. The 12th Man is the story of Jan Baalsrud, a Norwegian resistance
Jonathan Rhys Meyers to Play German Commander in 'The 12th Man'
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
Kurt Stage. The 12th Man is the story of Jan Baalsrud, a Norwegian resistance fighter, one of a dozen saboteurs trained by British intelligence to carry out a raid on an air traffic control tower in the Norwegian city of Bardufoss in 1943. The raid... Read more
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Reuters
‘Night Manager’s’ horrible credibility on the modern Mideastle Carré, long a byword for quality and moral ambiguity in the genre, it's hard
‘Night Manager’s’ horrible credibility on the modern Mideast
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
le Carré, long a byword for quality and moral ambiguity in the genre, it's hardly surprising it’s strong. Tales by former British intelligence officials often are. What is most impressive, however, is the way it reflects better than anything else... Read more
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Calgary Sun
The Nazi who fell from the sky: 75 years since the bizarre odyssey of Rudolf Hess2041, but there has been speculation that the mentally unstable Nazi had been t
The Nazi who fell from the sky: 75 years since the bizarre odyssey of Rudolf Hess
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 days ago
2041, but there has been speculation that the mentally unstable Nazi had been tricked into his quixotic mission by crafty British intelligence sources. But regardless, Hamilton wasn’t home and if the Duke’s Battle of Britain service with the RAF... Read more
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Christian Today
Our Kind of Traitor: A lesson in radical integrityfamily are about to be targetted. His only hope is to recruit a man of integrit
Our Kind of Traitor: A lesson in radical integrity
Christian Today / Posted 14 days ago
family are about to be targetted. His only hope is to recruit a man of integrity who'll take his information directly to British Intelligence, and in Perry, he thinks he's found one. His faith is well placed, as Perry makes the first of many... Read more
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The Irish Times
Our Kind of Traitor review: master filleted with a cautious knifethe structural similarities between the two stories are undeniable. Both concer
Our Kind of Traitor review: master filleted with a cautious knife
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
the structural similarities between the two stories are undeniable. Both concern a civilian working with a rogue cell in British intelligence to dismantle a conspiracy that goes (as they always say) “right to the top”. Emerging a few weeks after... Read more
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EuroNews
Brexit: the arguments at a glanceNATO and retain its seat on the UN Security Council. Leaving the EU will make
Brexit: the arguments at a glance
EuroNews / Posted 15 days ago
NATO and retain its seat on the UN Security Council. Leaving the EU will make the UK safer. The country will be freed from the EU’s Charter of Fundamental Rights, which decides what powers British intelligence agencies and police are allowed to ha... Read more
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The Irish Times
Easter Rising 1916 – The Trials by Seán Enright review: detailed, but ill-judgedto certain journalists, not passed around. Ben Allen, an American journalist fo
Easter Rising 1916 – The Trials by Seán Enright review: detailed, but ill-judged
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
to certain journalists, not passed around. Ben Allen, an American journalist for the Associated Press, was shown in 1916 by British intelligence services buff-coloured foolscap pages with jagged edges at the top purporting to be Casement’s diary... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Watch the Our Kind of Traitor movie trailer with Ewan McGregor and Naomie HarrisSkarsgard), who unexpectedly takes Perry into his confidence and secretly gives
Watch the Our Kind of Traitor movie trailer with Ewan McGregor and Naomie Harris
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
Skarsgard), who unexpectedly takes Perry into his confidence and secretly gives the academic a flash drive to deliver to British intelligence with the instruction that it is "a present from the number one money launderer in Moscow". Perry (Ewan... Read more
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International Business Times
Our Kind Of Traitor: Ewan McGregor and Stellan Skarsgård talk men, money and mafia in new clip released a clip that sheds light on how Ewan McGregor's character Perry gets in
Our Kind Of Traitor: Ewan McGregor and Stellan Skarsgård talk men, money and mafia in new clip
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
released a clip that sheds light on how Ewan McGregor's character Perry gets involved with the Russian mafia and a covert British intelligence mission, ahead of the movie release of spy thriller Our Kind Of Traitor on 13 May. Based on the titular... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Privacy International challenges UK government's 'dangerous' hack warrants[IPT] decision that the government can issue general hacking warrants," the cam
Privacy International challenges UK government's 'dangerous' hack warrants
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 17 days ago
[IPT] decision that the government can issue general hacking warrants," the campaign group said. "This decision means that British intelligence agency GCHQ can continue to hack into the computers and phones of broad classes of people, including... Read more
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indieWIRE
Tom Hiddleston: How His Passion For Challenging Roles Led From Asgard To Nashville & Potentially Bond (Exclusive Video)deep blue eyes, Hiddleston is elegant and dangerous, sexy and vengeful as Jonat
Tom Hiddleston: How His Passion For Challenging Roles Led From Asgard To Nashville & Potentially Bond (Exclusive Video)
indieWIRE / Posted 18 days ago
deep blue eyes, Hiddleston is elegant and dangerous, sexy and vengeful as Jonathan Pine, the hotelier who is recruited by a British intelligence officer (Olivia Colman) in order to trap an evil arms dealer (Hugh Laurie). We aren't sure what he's up... Read more
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The Financial Express
Former British spy bosses say nation’s exit from EU would pose threatcould make the country more vulnerable to militant attacks and cause instabilit
Former British spy bosses say nation’s exit from EU would pose threat
The Financial Express / Posted 19 days ago
could make the country more vulnerable to militant attacks and cause instability across the continent, two former senior British intelligence officials said. John Sawers, who stepped down as head of the MI6 foreign intelligence service in 2014,... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in votehe succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian pub
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in vote
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 19 days ago
he succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian publication of "Spycatcher," a memoir by former British intelligence officer Peter Wright. He also worked as a journalist, investment banker and venture capitalist before... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in votehe succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian pub
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in vote
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 19 days ago
he succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian publication of "Spycatcher," a memoir by former British intelligence officer Peter Wright. He also worked as a journalist, investment banker and venture capitalist before... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in votehe succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian pub
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in vote
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 19 days ago
he succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian publication of "Spycatcher," a memoir by former British intelligence officer Peter Wright. He also worked as a journalist, investment banker and venture capitalist before... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in votehe succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian pub
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in vote
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
he succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian publication of "Spycatcher," a memoir by former British intelligence officer Peter Wright. He also worked as a journalist, investment banker and venture capitalist before... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in votehe succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian pub
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in vote
Hawaii News Now / Posted 19 days ago
he succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian publication of "Spycatcher," a memoir by former British intelligence officer Peter Wright. He also worked as a journalist, investment banker and venture capitalist before... Read more
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Salon.com
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in votehe succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian pub
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in vote
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
he succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian publication of “Spycatcher,” a memoir by former British intelligence officer Peter Wright. He also worked as a journalist, investment banker and venture capitalist before... Read more
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Daily Herald
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in votehe succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian pub
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in vote
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
he succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian publication of "Spycatcher," a memoir by former British intelligence officer Peter Wright. He also worked as a journalist, investment banker and venture capitalist before... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in votehe succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian pub
Australian leader Turnbull seeks to gain mandate in vote
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
he succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian publication of "Spycatcher," a memoir by former British intelligence officer Peter Wright. He also worked as a journalist, investment banker and venture capitalist before... Read more
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ABC News
Australian Leader Turnbull Seeks to Gain Mandate in Votehe succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian pub
Australian Leader Turnbull Seeks to Gain Mandate in Vote
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
he succeeded in blocking a British government attempt to prevent Australian publication of "Spycatcher," a memoir by former British intelligence officer Peter Wright. He also worked as a journalist, investment banker and venture capitalist before... Read more
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Reuters
Former British spy bosses say nation's exit from EU would pose threatcould make the country more vulnerable to militant attacks and cause instabilit
Former British spy bosses say nation's exit from EU would pose threat
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
could make the country more vulnerable to militant attacks and cause instability across the continent, two former senior British intelligence officials said. John Sawers, who stepped down as head of the MI6 foreign intelligence service in 2014,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Kerr’s German detective Bernie Gunther returns in 11th novelhis homosexual activities, it would seem, until we learn that the real object o
Kerr’s German detective Bernie Gunther returns in 11th novel
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
his homosexual activities, it would seem, until we learn that the real object of the blackmailer’s scheme may be the entire British intelligence system. As in every Bernie Gunther novel, the hero’s past comes back to haunt him, not only in the... Read more
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New Kerala
Aleppo Milestone: Syria to limp along until US elections ( - newkerala.com #59939fanciful stories. When British Parliament did not permit Prime Minister David C
Aleppo Milestone: Syria to limp along until US elections ( - newkerala.com #59939
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
fanciful stories. When British Parliament did not permit Prime Minister David Cameron to attack Assad's forces in Syria, British intelligence thought of an alternative scheme: set up the propaganda machine for groups opposed to Assad.... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
MPs denounce ‘Western double standards’Regeni in Cairo” but had failed to solve the mystery surrounding Habib’s death.
MPs denounce ‘Western double standards’
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
Regeni in Cairo” but had failed to solve the mystery surrounding Habib’s death. Party official Omar Hashish also accused British intelligence of causing heavy damage to Egypt’s tourism industry by asserting “too early” that the Russian plane that... Read more
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International Business Times
Stop resetting passwords often says British intelligence agency saying that it actually does more harm than good. "In 2015, we explicitly advi
Stop resetting passwords often says British intelligence agency
International Business Times / Posted 21 days ago
saying that it actually does more harm than good. "In 2015, we explicitly advised against it [changing passwords]," British intelligence and security organisation GCHQ's Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG) wrote in a recent... Read more
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International Business Times
Isis hackers 'infiltrate' Ministry of Defence, threaten to leak 'secret intelligence' to Islamic State (Isis) has claimed to have planted a mole in the Ministry of D
Isis hackers 'infiltrate' Ministry of Defence, threaten to leak 'secret intelligence'
International Business Times / Posted 23 days ago
to Islamic State (Isis) has claimed to have planted a mole in the Ministry of Defence and is threatening to leak secret British intelligence data. The group goes by the name Islamic State Hacking Division and had earlier published an anti-drone... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'TURN: Washington's Spies' recap: In war, pragmatism trumps idealismSpy Ring is crushed by Simcoe. That’s his prime mission, in fact, under orders
'TURN: Washington's Spies' recap: In war, pragmatism trumps idealism
Los Angeles Times / Posted 24 days ago
Spy Ring is crushed by Simcoe. That’s his prime mission, in fact, under orders from Maj. John André (JJ Feild), head of British intelligence. “I’ve come to learn pragmatism must at times trump ideals or emotions,” Hewlett tells Abe, calling... Read more
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Variety
‘Our Kind of Traitor’the couple left London to rekindle the proverbial spark. By accepting Dima’s of
‘Our Kind of Traitor’
Variety / Posted 24 days ago
the couple left London to rekindle the proverbial spark. By accepting Dima’s offer to hand-deliver a USB drive to British intelligence, the excitement-averse academic inadvertently ignites far more, thrusting them both into what sounds... Read more
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News.com.au
ISIS: ‘We have a top secret mole’ISIS says they have a top secret ‘mole’ at the heart of British intelligence. P
ISIS: ‘We have a top secret mole’
News.com.au / Posted 25 days ago
ISIS says they have a top secret ‘mole’ at the heart of British intelligence. Picture: Getty. ISIS killers have threatened to leak secret intelligence acquired from a high level “mole” planted inside the Ministry of Defence. The organisation’s... Read more
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The Courier Mail
ISIS: ‘We have a top secret mole’ISIS says they have a top secret ‘mole’ at the heart of British intelligence. P
ISIS: ‘We have a top secret mole’
The Courier Mail / Posted 25 days ago
ISIS says they have a top secret ‘mole’ at the heart of British intelligence. Picture: Getty. ISIS killers have threatened to leak secret intelligence acquired from a high level “mole” planted inside the Ministry of Defence. The organisation’s... Read more
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Daily Star
ISIS claim to have top secret ‘mole’ at the top of British IntelligenceMOLE: ISIS claim to have a leak at the top of British Intelligence The terror
ISIS claim to have top secret ‘mole’ at the top of British Intelligence
Daily Star / Posted 25 days ago
MOLE: ISIS claim to have a leak at the top of British Intelligence The terror group, otherwise known as Daesh, claim they are slowly "infiltrating" Britain and the United States. The death cult’s "hacking division" made the claim in an anti-drone... Read more
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The Washington Times
Gerry Adams, Sinn Fein president, tweets N-wordDougherty, an Irish-American columnist for The Week and other conservative outl
Gerry Adams, Sinn Fein president, tweets N-word
The Washington Times / Posted 25 days ago
Dougherty, an Irish-American columnist for The Week and other conservative outlets wrote “Gerry Adams survived the RUC, the UVF, and British intelligence. This tweet he may not.” Within 20 minutes of publishing, Mr. Adams’s tweet had been de... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
European Union should set up US-style intelligence agency, says Jean-Claude Juncker’s think tankIt will be headed by the EU's Counter Terror chief, currently Gilles de Kerchov
European Union should set up US-style intelligence agency, says Jean-Claude Juncker’s think tank
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
It will be headed by the EU's Counter Terror chief, currently Gilles de Kerchove, and staffed by British intelligence officers on secondment. It also proposes changing the treaties to create an EU Public Prosecutor’s Office on Terrorism, that would... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Horror of the epic sea battle of World War One which claimed thousands of livesat Scapa Flow in the Orkneys, while the German High Seas Fleet had stayed in it
Horror of the epic sea battle of World War One which claimed thousands of lives
Daily Mirror / Posted 27 days ago
at Scapa Flow in the Orkneys, while the German High Seas Fleet had stayed in its own ports. But in May a newly-created British intelligence unit cracked German codes and caught their fleet 75 miles off the Danish coast. And so, on May 31, 250... Read more
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Express and Star
Friend or foe? ISIS suspect's picture evidence revealed « Express & Starmade up of Syrian refugees, will convince authorities of his innocence. This w
Friend or foe? ISIS suspect's picture evidence revealed « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 27 days ago
made up of Syrian refugees, will convince authorities of his innocence. This would allow him to return home and even help British intelligence services in their fight against terrorism. Aslam’s letter in which he denies being a fanatic West... Read more
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Express and Star
'I'm no terrorist so let my wife go': ISIS suspect contacts Express & Star from Turkish hideout « Express & Starrefuses to return to England to clear his wife’s name as he alleges that MI5 wo
'I'm no terrorist so let my wife go': ISIS suspect contacts Express & Star from Turkish hideout « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 27 days ago
refuses to return to England to clear his wife’s name as he alleges that MI5 would use torture techniques on him. He says British intelligence services are aware of his contact and that he has contacted them ‘to initiate dialogue ultimately... Read more
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