8th Irishman charged in IRA meetings bugged by MI5

2014-12-17 20:54

An eighth man has been charged with Irish Republican Army-related offenses as part of a lengthy eavesdropping operation by MI5..

MI5 aware of suspects before attack

2013-05-24 16:15

Britain's security services have faced questions over whether they could have done more to prevent the murder of a soldier hacked to death in a busy London street.

Career spy new M of Britain's MI5

2013-03-29 09:26

A career intelligence officer who played a lead role in MI5's response to the 2005 attacks on London has been named the new director general of the British domestic spy agency.

British spies stumped by Charlie Chaplin

2012-02-16 22:09

Declassified files show British spies were stumped by the mystery of Charlie Chaplin's birth.

UK to probe MI5 over 2005 blasts

2010-10-11 11:37

Britain will open long-awaited inquests into the deadly 2005 London bombings to probe alleged failings by police and intelligence services before the attacks.

US lied about inmates: MI5

2010-03-10 16:28

United States intelligence agencies misled key allies, including Britain, about its mistreatment of suspected terrorists according to MI5.

MI5 comes clean

2009-10-05 17:41

The first official history of Britain's MI5 has been published, ending 100 years of secrecy over British spying during two world wars, the Cold War and the current fight against Islamic extremism.


Snowden leaks harmed UK security: Cameron

2013-10-16 14:48

British Prime Minister David Cameron says that the publication by the Guardian newspaper of secrets leaked by US fugitive Edward Snowden has damaged national security.

Fears of 'lone wolf' attacks in the UK

2013-05-23 19:13

The brutal murder of a British soldier on a London street has the hallmarks of a militant Islamist attack, but one conducted by “lone wolf” operators - a security nightmare, experts say.

UK probes MI5 Gaddafi connection

2012-04-22 22:12

Britain will "take seriously" claims that British spies worked with Libyan counterparts to betray opponents of Muammar Gaddafi and lure al-Qaeda militants to a radical mosque.

UK probe: Blasts a wave of horror

2010-10-11 15:39

The 52 people killed in the 2005 London bombings, died in acts of mindless savagery during a "dreadful wave of horror", inquests into their deaths have heard.

Ex-MI5 boss: No 9/11-Iraq link

2010-07-20 21:36

There was no credible evidence of a link between Saddam Hussein and the 9/11 attacks before the 2003 Iraq invasion, the ex-head of Britain domestic spy agency says.

British ex-spy charged

2010-03-03 13:00

A former member of Britain's foreign intelligence agency has been charged with revealing information about spying techniques, police have said.

Has al Qaeda infiltrated MI5?

2009-08-01 21:07

The head of a British parliamentary counter-terrorism committee has called for the government to clarify whether al Qaeda operatives had tried to infiltrate the MI5 domestic security agency.

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