Spy agencies in technology arms race - MI6

2015-03-31 11:07

Spy agencies are caught in a "technology arms race" with terrorists and criminals, the new head of Britain's MI6 has said.

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.

Somali militants execute 3 spies

2012-07-22 22:38

Somali militants have executed 3 militants said to have informed the CIA and MI6 for targeted killings of fighters.

Mystery DNA found on UK spy body bag

2012-04-24 22:34

Traces of mysterious DNA have been found on the locked holdall containing the naked body of British spy Gareth Williams, the inquest into his unexplained death has heard.

UK spy died long before body found

2010-12-22 19:03

A British intelligence official discovered dead inside a sports bag probably died a week before he was found and would likely have suffocated within 30 minutes.

Book brings spies in from the cold

2010-09-21 17:05

Britain's foreign intelligence agency MI6 has published the first authorised history of its early years, revealing the exploits of both real-life James Bonds and its worst ever traitor.

Mystery shrouds UK spy’s death

2010-08-26 14:03

Further tests are being carried out on the body of a British spy whose remains were found in a bag in the bathtub of his London flat.


Ex MI6 boss: Foley killer will be caught

2014-08-21 14:51

The suspected British killer of US journalist James Foley will be found and brought to justice "sooner or later", Britain's former anti-terrorism chief says.

UK pays Libyan $3.5m over rendition

2012-12-13 20:19

A Libyan military commander has accepted $3.5m from Britain to settle a rendition lawsuit.

UK spy death remains a mystery

2012-05-02 16:11

It is unlikely the death of a British spy whose naked body was found padlocked in a bag in his bath will ever be fully explained.

UK 'sadomasochistic' spy inquest opens

2012-04-23 16:52

An inquest has resumed into the mysterious death of a British spy whose naked body was found padlocked in a bag at his home two years ago.

Real-life James Bonds' better

2010-09-22 13:29

Bizarre secrets about Britain's foreign intelligence MI6 agency that sound like extracts from a James Bond novel have been released.

Ex-UK spy jailed for 1 year

2010-09-04 08:00

A former MI6 spy has been sentenced to one year in prison for trying to sell top secret information to Dutch secret agents.

UK probe ‘spy’ death in London

2010-08-25 12:13

British police are investigating the suspicious death of a man in London who media reports suggest was a spy working for intelligence agency MI6.

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