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Harrow Times
Vital for our economy and security? GLA candidates on EU referendumwith other EU nations sharing intelligence that assists with identifying and pr
Vital for our economy and security? GLA candidates on EU referendum
Harrow Times / Posted 18 hours ago
with other EU nations sharing intelligence that assists with identifying and preventing terrorist threats. "Head of MI5 last year stated that its international partners had thwarted six terrorist threats in the UK and several overseas... Read more
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Express and Star
Friend or Foe? Schoolmates fled to Syria in Jihadi baby smuggling plot « Express & Starthe Express & Star, Aslam claims to have appealed to stop both Siadatan and Pet
Friend or Foe? Schoolmates fled to Syria in Jihadi baby smuggling plot « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 23 hours ago
the Express & Star, Aslam claims to have appealed to stop both Siadatan and Petty joining ISIS in Syria. He said: “During MI5/MI6’s and the police’s study of the emails Mr Jacob Petty sent to his family, I am sure that they are fully aware he told... Read more
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23h
Express and Star
Friend or foe? ISIS suspect's picture evidence revealed « Express & Starhow Moore planned to join him with their children in the Islamic State. But Asl
Friend or foe? ISIS suspect's picture evidence revealed « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 23 hours ago
how Moore planned to join him with their children in the Islamic State. But Aslam, who has been continuously monitored by MI5 and MI6, claims there is no ‘no proof I am in Syria/Iraq, or any evidence linking me to any terrorist group’. Claiming... 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 & Stargames Call of Duty and Assassin's Creed He refuses to return to England to cle
'I'm no terrorist so let my wife go': ISIS suspect contacts Express & Star from Turkish hideout « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 23 hours ago
games Call of Duty and Assassin's Creed He 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... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Birmingham men suspected of giving £3,000 to 'man in the hat' before Brussels bombing appear in courtApril 14 and 15. The investigation was part of a joint investigation into the
Birmingham men suspected of giving £3,000 to 'man in the hat' before Brussels bombing appear in court
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
April 14 and 15. The investigation was part of a joint investigation into the Paris and Brussels terror attacks involving MI5, as well as the Belgian and French authorities, called Operation Yawler. Mr Abrini was arrested earlier this month in... Read more
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express
Birmingham terror suspects ‘gave £3,000 to Brussels bomber’, court hearsApril 14 and 15. The investigation was part of a joint investigation into the
Birmingham terror suspects ‘gave £3,000 to Brussels bomber’, court hears
express / Posted yesterday
April 14 and 15. The investigation was part of a joint investigation into the Paris and Brussels terror attacks involving MI5, as well as the Belgian and French authorities called Operation Yawler. A fourth man, Fazal Sajjad Younis Khan, 40, also... Read more
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International Business Times
Three people charged in UK terror enquiry launched after Paris and Brussels attacks man was released on bail without charge. Their arrests were made by the West M
Three people charged in UK terror enquiry launched after Paris and Brussels attacks
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
man was released on bail without charge. Their arrests were made by the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit which uses MI5 and local police intelligence and is based in Birmingham. Earlier in April, assistant chief constable Marcus Beale, who... Read more
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FOX News
ISIS reveals how Jihadi John evaded security en route from UK to Syria"Abu Muharib Al-Muhajir" and details how he and the unnamed fighter fled the UK
ISIS reveals how Jihadi John evaded security en route from UK to Syria
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
"Abu Muharib Al-Muhajir" and details how he and the unnamed fighter fled the UK "right under the nose of the much-overrated MI5 British intelligence agency," according to MEMRI, which translated a copy of it. Because their names were on terror... Read more
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express
Two men and woman charged with terror offences over Paris and Brussels attacksman who was also held during the raids has been bailed without charge. West Mi
Two men and woman charged with terror offences over Paris and Brussels attacks
express / Posted 2 days ago
man who was also held during the raids has been bailed without charge. West Midlands Police said they worked with MI5 and Belgian and French authorities in an operation "to address any associated threat to the UK following the attacks in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
ISIS leaders take bizarre evasive action in Raqqa to avoid deadly drone strikeswhere they shaved off their beards, bought clothes and booked flights to Albani
ISIS leaders take bizarre evasive action in Raqqa to avoid deadly drone strikes
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
where they shaved off their beards, bought clothes and booked flights to Albania using British passports - confident MI5 had not shared intelligence with Belgium. "In Albania we presented our passports, Abu Muharib (Emwazi) was inspected and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Trio charged with terror offences linked to Paris and Brussels attacksman who was also held during the raids has been bailed without charge. West Mi
Trio charged with terror offences linked to Paris and Brussels attacks
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
man who was also held during the raids has been bailed without charge. West Midlands Police said they worked with MI5 and Belgian and French authorities in an operation "to address any associated threat to the UK following the attacks in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jihadi John dodged security in SIX countries after fleeing UK for SyriaThe now dead murderer whose real name was Mohammed Emwazi eluded MI5 watch list
Jihadi John dodged security in SIX countries after fleeing UK for Syria
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
The now dead murderer whose real name was Mohammed Emwazi eluded MI5 watch lists, eventually crossing into Syria from Turkey. The Kuwait-born extremist wanted to avoid France because he suspected MI5 was on to him so he headed for Belgium and then... Read more
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Mashable
Fans spot Benedict Cumberbatch filming 'Sherlock' in Londonin London. Caught in action filming the BBC hit show, he was spotted wearing a
Fans spot Benedict Cumberbatch filming 'Sherlock' in London
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
in London. Caught in action filming the BBC hit show, he was spotted wearing a dark coat and leather gloves outside of the MI5 building. Co-creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat announced earlier this month that the show will be returning but... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Stakeknife 'unlikely to ever face prosecution'Barra McGrory QC called for police to examine Stakeknife's activities, along wi
Stakeknife 'unlikely to ever face prosecution'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Barra McGrory QC called for police to examine Stakeknife's activities, along with what was known by RUC Special Branch and MI5. Chief Constable George Hamilton has since decided detectives from an outside force should handle an inquiry that could... Read more
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Salon.com
Please, FBI — you’re our last hope: The Democratic Party’s future rests upon your probe of Hillary Clinton’s emailsin delegates. This dynamic would never take place in any other leading democrac
Please, FBI — you’re our last hope: The Democratic Party’s future rests upon your probe of Hillary Clinton’s emails
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
in delegates. This dynamic would never take place in any other leading democracy. If David Cameron had been investigated by MI5, rest assured the British would never have allowed him to become leader of his political party, and eventually Prime... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
British jihadist taunts security services with account of how he and Jihadi John escaped to Syria on UK passportsto France and then Belgium, where he says they shaved off their beards, bought
British jihadist taunts security services with account of how he and Jihadi John escaped to Syria on UK passports
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
to France and then Belgium, where he says they shaved off their beards, bought new clothes and booked flights to Albania using their British passports - confident MI5 had not shared its intelligence with the Belgian authorities. The gamble paid... Read more
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U TV
Stakeknife ‘unlikely to ever face prosecution’Barra McGrory QC called for police to examine Stakeknife's activities, along wi
Stakeknife ‘unlikely to ever face prosecution’
U TV / Posted 3 days ago
Barra McGrory QC called for police to examine Stakeknife's activities, along with what was known by RUC Special Branch and MI5. Chief Constable George Hamilton has since decided detectives from an external force should handle an inquiry which... Read more
4d
express
SHOCKING CLAIM: EU is just a 'test run for a GLOBAL Government'terms of cashless documentation."Related articles 'Traitor' Edward Snowden 'ta
SHOCKING CLAIM: EU is just a 'test run for a GLOBAL Government'
express / Posted 4 days ago
terms of cashless documentation."Related articles 'Traitor' Edward Snowden 'taught ISIS Paris terrorists how to... Former MI5 officer sparks outrage claiming Paris terror strikes... We are being taken step by step to a global centralised society... Read more
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Namibia Economist
B for BrexitIf, as is likely, Britons vote to stay in the EU, this contingent knows whom to
B for Brexit
Namibia Economist / Posted 4 days ago
If, as is likely, Britons vote to stay in the EU, this contingent knows whom to blame: meddling ministers, nefarious MI5 officers, corrupt journalists and, among the electorate, those “youngsters” who “don’t know how to make grown-up... Read more
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U TV
Family in legal bid for access to Stakeknife probeBarra McGrory QC called for police to examine Stakeknife's activities, along wi
Family in legal bid for access to Stakeknife probe
U TV / Posted 5 days ago
Barra McGrory QC called for police to examine Stakeknife's activities, along with what was known by RUC Special Branch and MI5. Chief Constable George Hamilton has since decided detectives from an external force should handle an inquiry which... Read more
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express
EU is a 'fascist, communist dictatorship!' Who is the latest personality to back a Brexit?argument. DAVIDICKE•YouTubeIt's me! David Icke urges public and Labour to back
EU is a 'fascist, communist dictatorship!' Who is the latest personality to back a Brexit?
express / Posted 5 days ago
argument. DAVIDICKE•YouTubeIt's me! David Icke urges public and Labour to back Brexit in videoRelated articles Former MI5 officer sparks outrage claiming Paris terror strikes... '3 years to save mankind', says David Icke 25 years after... Read more
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Raw Story
Alan Turing was one of many persecuted by Whitehall for their sexualityof GCHQ as: “a vibrant workplace … welcoming to all”. The speech followed the
Alan Turing was one of many persecuted by Whitehall for their sexuality
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
of GCHQ as: “a vibrant workplace … welcoming to all”. The speech followed the announcement that the security service (MI5) had been voted Britain’s most “gay-friendly” employer by Stonewall, something that received much press attention. The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obama admits UK would do a trade deal with the USboost for Leave, Mr Obama said there would be no change to the special relation
Obama admits UK would do a trade deal with the US
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
boost for Leave, Mr Obama said there would be no change to the special relationship on intelligence gathering – under which MI5, MI6 and GCHQ share secrets with their US counterparts. Yesterday, Hillary Clinton also said Britain should not vote to... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Speakers lined up for IP EXPO Manchesterto come through the doors. The opening keynote will be given by Dame Stella Ri
Speakers lined up for IP EXPO Manchester
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
to come through the doors. The opening keynote will be given by Dame Stella Rimington, former Director General for MI5. Recognised worldwide as the basis for the character ‘M’ in the James Bond films, Dame Stella was the first woman to... Read more
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birminghammail
Police get extra time to quiz terror suspects in probe linked to Brussels and Paris attacksCounter Terrorism Unit is very much on-going. “We continue to work with the wi
Police get extra time to quiz terror suspects in probe linked to Brussels and Paris attacks
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
Counter Terrorism Unit is very much on-going. “We continue to work with the wider counter terrorism police network, MI5 and international partners to address any associated threat to the UK following the attacks in Europe. “Our top... Read more
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express
ISIS launch WAR ON NATURE by kidnapping 7000 endangered GAZELLESreserve’s abundant bounty before fleeing to Syria. Related articles Britain fa
ISIS launch WAR ON NATURE by kidnapping 7000 endangered GAZELLES
express / Posted 9 days ago
reserve’s abundant bounty before fleeing to Syria. Related articles Britain faces biggest terrorist threat in decades as MI5 stop six... Dangerous ISIS terrorist seized in European migrant camp after... NortyNortISIS have fled from Ar-Rutbah... Read more
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Express and Star
West Midlands Police granted extra time to question three people arrested on suspicion of terror offences « Express & StarTerrorism Unit (WMCTU) is very much on-going. "We continue to work with the wi
West Midlands Police granted extra time to question three people arrested on suspicion of terror offences « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 9 days ago
Terrorism Unit (WMCTU) is very much on-going. "We continue to work with the wider counter terrorism police network, MI5 and international partners to address any associated threat to the UK following the attacks in Europe. Our top priority,... Read more
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CNET
UK's spy agencies hold a massive database of ordinary citizensSnowden revealed governments' widespread spying on average citizens, published
UK's spy agencies hold a massive database of ordinary citizens
CNET / Posted 9 days ago
Snowden revealed governments' widespread spying on average citizens, published almost 80 previously secret files from GCHQ, MI5 and MI6. The files, released to the group in response to a legal complaint filed last year, provide new insights into an... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Millions of innocent UK citizens spied on since 1990s by GCHQ, MI5 & MI6have a business need to conduct that search and that the search is proportionat
Millions of innocent UK citizens spied on since 1990s by GCHQ, MI5 & MI6
Computer Business Review / Posted 9 days ago
have a business need to conduct that search and that the search is proportionate to the level of intrusion involved." Two MI5 and three MI6 officers were "disciplined" between 2014 and 2016 for misusing the data. Last year, a member of GCHQ's... Read more
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The New Statesman
Spies invaded privacy to send birthday cards, new documents showspies have accessed databases of this private information in order to tend to p
Spies invaded privacy to send birthday cards, new documents show
The New Statesman / Posted 9 days ago
spies have accessed databases of this private information in order to tend to personal business. The documents from GCHQ, MI5, and MI6 cover the past 15 years and were obtained by privacy campaign group Privacy International as part of a legal... Read more
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The New Statesman
From school books to publishing, black girls deserve better representationspies have accessed databases of this private information in order to tend to p
From school books to publishing, black girls deserve better representation
The New Statesman / Posted 9 days ago
spies have accessed databases of this private information in order to tend to personal business. The documents from GCHQ, MI5, and MI6 cover the past 15 years and were obtained by privacy campaign group Privacy International as part of a legal... Read more
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International Business Times
Bulk personal datasets: How MI5, GCHQ and MI6 have spied on innocent civilians for over a decade For over a decade, UK intelligence agencies GCHQ, MI5 and MI6 have been collect
Bulk personal datasets: How MI5, GCHQ and MI6 have spied on innocent civilians for over a decade
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
For over a decade, UK intelligence agencies GCHQ, MI5 and MI6 have been collecting vast amounts of personal information on UK citizens not suspected of committing any crime – including financial data, travel records, passport information, medical... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Speakers lines up for IP EXPO Manchesterto come through the doors. The opening keynote will be given by Dame Stella Ri
Speakers lines up for IP EXPO Manchester
Manchester Evening News / Posted 9 days ago
to come through the doors. The opening keynote will be given by Dame Stella Rimington, former Director General for MI5. Recognised worldwide as the basis for the character ‘M’ in the James Bond films, Dame Stella was the first woman to... Read more
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TechCrunch
UK spy agencies systematically amass data on innocent people, legal challenge revealsBulk Personal Datasets (BPDs) — as well as covering Section 94 (of the Telecomm
UK spy agencies systematically amass data on innocent people, legal challenge reveals
TechCrunch / Posted 9 days ago
Bulk Personal Datasets (BPDs) — as well as covering Section 94 (of the Telecommunications Act 1984) directions for GCHQ, MI5 and MI6. In several documents, including one pertaining to security and intelligence agency policy, agencies observe... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The real Night Manager: Inside the murky world of the old-fashioned spyFor years, turf wars – between MI5 and the police and within Scotland Yard itse
The real Night Manager: Inside the murky world of the old-fashioned spy
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
For years, turf wars – between MI5 and the police and within Scotland Yard itself, between the antiterrorist unit and Special Branch – hampered intelligence collection. After the London attacks, however, the Met’s warring groups were united under a... Read more
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The Verge
British spies tapped surveillance database to send a birthday cardtechniques are used to collect dossiers of citizens' personal data. The files —
British spies tapped surveillance database to send a birthday card
The Verge / Posted 9 days ago
techniques are used to collect dossiers of citizens' personal data. The files — which include internal memos from MI5, MI6, and GCHQ — show that the intelligence services have been gathering personal information into searchable "bulk... Read more
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The Register
How innocent people 'of no security interest' are mere keystrokes away in UK's spy databasesaccount for about five per cent of the data GCHQ holds, and an unspecified amou
How innocent people 'of no security interest' are mere keystrokes away in UK's spy databases
The Register / Posted 9 days ago
account for about five per cent of the data GCHQ holds, and an unspecified amount by the UK's domestic intelligence service MI5, the government filings state. The intelligence agencies claim analysis of BPD files gave them the information to arrest... Read more
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express
Cameron 'fiddling the books' over defence spending as MPs warn 2% target will be missedpension payments and money spent on gathering intelligence had pushed defence s
Cameron 'fiddling the books' over defence spending as MPs warn 2% target will be missed
express / Posted 10 days ago
pension payments and money spent on gathering intelligence had pushed defence spending over the NATO target. Including the MI5 and MI6 budgets, it is particularly controversial as critics argue they should fall under policing, which is paid for out... Read more
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express
EU security chief admits Europe FAILING to tackle terrorism as 5,000 jihadis return homesaid some European countries security agencies were not up to the job. Hailing
EU security chief admits Europe FAILING to tackle terrorism as 5,000 jihadis return home
express / Posted 10 days ago
said some European countries security agencies were not up to the job. Hailing the coordination in Britain between MI5, MI6 and GCHQ, the Government's intelligence agency, he told Express.co.uk: "We don't have, as they do in some other... Read more
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Daily Mirror
SAS to protect British tourists from ISIS attacks on European holiday resortsthink there will be significant numbers of UK cancellations as a result of this
SAS to protect British tourists from ISIS attacks on European holiday resorts
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
think there will be significant numbers of UK cancellations as a result of this one arrest. And some context. In Britain, MI5’s current terror threat level is: “Severe – an attack is highly likely.” Sadly, the western tourist is always a soft... Read more
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Daily Mirror
SAS to protect British tourists from ISIS attacks on European holiday resortsthink there will be significant numbers of UK cancellations as a result of this
SAS to protect British tourists from ISIS attacks on European holiday resorts
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
think there will be significant numbers of UK cancellations as a result of this one arrest. And some context. In Britain, MI5’s current terror threat level is: “Severe – an attack is highly likely.” Sadly, the western tourist is always a soft... Read more
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International Business Times
Europol: Brexit would make UK potentially more vulnerable to terrorism Wainwright. The Welshman has been Director of Europol since 2009, having previo
Europol: Brexit would make UK potentially more vulnerable to terrorism
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
Wainwright. The Welshman has been Director of Europol since 2009, having previously worked as an intelligence analyst for MI5. Wainwright also said the UK would no longer be guaranteed access to the Schengen Information System which shares data... Read more
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Daily Star
Sirens at US embassy as EXPLOSION rocks Kabul- not good signs Police sources say the target was the National Directorate of
Sirens at US embassy as EXPLOSION rocks Kabul
Daily Star / Posted 11 days ago
- not good signs Police sources say the target was the National Directorate of Security – the primary foreign and domestic intelligence agency – like MI5 and MI6. The area was said to be crowded – and casualties are expected. MORE DETAILS TO FOL... Read more
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Daily Mirror
David Cameron backs under-fire John Whittingdale after 'security risk' stormZatuliveter and was a member of the Common Defence Committee. Mr Whittingdale
David Cameron backs under-fire John Whittingdale after 'security risk' storm
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
Zatuliveter and was a member of the Common Defence Committee. Mr Whittingdale with former topless model Stephanie Hudson MI5 claimed Miss Zatuliveter was a spy planted by Kremlin intelligence. But she was later cleared by a special national... Read more
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express
The Islamic Interpol: Muslim states agree plan to crackdown on terror and hit back at ISIShas 'blood on his hands' over thousands of Christians killed... Britain faces
The Islamic Interpol: Muslim states agree plan to crackdown on terror and hit back at ISIS
express / Posted 12 days ago
has 'blood on his hands' over thousands of Christians killed... Britain faces biggest terrorist threat in decades as MI5 stop six... REUTERSTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan (L) welcomes his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani But despite... Read more
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Daily Mail
ISIS recruitment files reveal bizarre array of volunteer detailscame from Saudi Arabia. ABDEL BARY: LONDON RAPPER TURNED VIOLENT JIHADI Adel
ISIS recruitment files reveal bizarre array of volunteer details
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
came from Saudi Arabia. ABDEL BARY: LONDON RAPPER TURNED VIOLENT JIHADI Adel Abdul Bary was initially suspected by MI5 of being Jihadi John before being ruled out The former rapper and son of convicted terrorist Adel Abdul Bary was... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Robert Carlyle: I understand anyone who came from the gutter like meHe pauses and grins; “We had to film some of it in Bilbao, and I was taken to a
Robert Carlyle: I understand anyone who came from the gutter like me
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
He pauses and grins; “We had to film some of it in Bilbao, and I was taken to a wee airstrip in London, all very secret and MI5 and Pearce turned up and we flew to Spain, and I found myself being handed a glass of champagne with Pearce saying... Read more
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heraldscotland
Trainspotting's Robert Carlyle: I understand anyone who came from the gutter like meHe pauses and grins; “We had to film some of it in Bilbao, and I was taken to a
Trainspotting's Robert Carlyle: I understand anyone who came from the gutter like me
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
He pauses and grins; “We had to film some of it in Bilbao, and I was taken to a wee airstrip in London, all very secret and MI5 and Pearce turned up and we flew to Spain, and I found myself being handed a glass of champagne with Pearce saying... Read more
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express
Now John Whittingdale 'could be questioned by MI6 over whirlwind love life claims'former Lib Dem MP Mike Hancock – who had a four-year relationship with Russian
Now John Whittingdale 'could be questioned by MI6 over whirlwind love life claims'
express / Posted 12 days ago
former Lib Dem MP Mike Hancock – who had a four-year relationship with Russian parliamentary researcher Katia Zatuliveter. MI5 accused Ms Zatuliveter of being a Kremlin spy but she was later cleared. Mr Mann said: "We all remember what happened... Read more
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express
EU chief claims 'harmless' ISIS jihadis SHOULDN'T BE JAILED when they return to Europeofficials refused to tell Express.co.uk how many of the jihadists walking the U
EU chief claims 'harmless' ISIS jihadis SHOULDN'T BE JAILED when they return to Europe
express / Posted 13 days ago
officials refused to tell Express.co.uk how many of the jihadists walking the UK’s streets were being monitored by MI5 or the police. When asked about De Kerchove's comments last night, a Home Office spokesman said some defectors could be... Read more
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