Enigma

At Last! Turing Granted Posthumous Pardon For 'Homosexual Activity'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Second World War code-breaker Alan Turing has been given a posthumous royal pardon for a 61-year-old conviction for homosexual activity. Campaigner...

The Home of the WWII Codebreakers

Andrew Beazley | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK
Andrew Beazley

The estate of Bletchley Park can be found, enjoying regal respite, on lavish greens in Buckinghamshire. To the casual observer, there is nothing at all captivating about the site. But to the historian, or, fortunately, many a charming survivor of the old British Empire, this extensive manor is not merely a ramshackle corporation, it is the soul of our nation, hollowed ground, and the very embodiment of that uniquely British spirit, of resilience.

Code-Breaking Cogs 'Which Helped End WW2' Discovered

PA | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

A set of cogs from the Second World War Enigma code-breaking machine has been discovered after languishing in a cupboard for up to 30 years. The th...

Secret WWII Enigma Codebreaking Documents Revealed After 66 Years (PHOTOS)

Melanie Hick | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK

A top secret report on the full extent of Bletchley Park's involvement in cracking the Nazi enigma code in WWII has been released. The report, writ...

When Phone Hacking was a Very good thing

Tim Knox | Posted 13.09.2011 | UK Politics
Tim Knox

Despite all the moral outrage now being generated by the phone hacking scandals, it may be worth remembering that if we were not so good at doing essentially the same thing 70 years ago, we may well have been living in a very different country today.