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Women Make 'Bloody Good Spies' MI6 Agent Says

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK

Women make "bloody good spies" because they can interpret emotions, multitask and they attract far less suspicion, especially as a married woman with ...

MI6 Spy 'Captured' Says Iran

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.12.2013 | UK

The Iranian authorities have reportedly arrested an alleged spy accused of working with MI6. The semi-official ISNA news agency said the man was ar...

German Politician Demands British Secret Service Hands Over Material 'Gathered' At Embassy In Berlin

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK

The British secret service has been asked to hand over information gathered on a leading German politician obtained via the UK embassy in Berlin. ...

MI6 Spy 'Died Alone In Holdall'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

MI6 spy Gareth Williams probably died alone in a holdall bag, police have concluded, but said there are "evidential contradictions and gaps in our und...

Parliamentary Select Comittees: Proper Public Enquiry or PR Exercise?

Phil Hall | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Phil Hall

Seeing the spy chiefs' questions in front of a Parliamentary Select Committee threw up one clear question for me: was this really a proper public inquiry into the outrageous bugging of heads of states around the globe, or was it a cynical PR exercise?

Rusbriger To Appear Before Commons Home Affairs Select Committee Over Snowden Leaks

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger is to appear before the Commons home affairs select committee in December to answer questions from MPs on the newspape...

Tim Berners-Lee Speaks Out In Favour Of Whistleblowers

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, has spoken out in favour of the Guardian’s reporting of the surveillance programs instituted by...

PICTURE: Britain's Top Three Spies Appear In Front Of Committee

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Comedy

(Picture by David Beresford) More TOPICALOLs: WATCH: David Cameron's Soapbox WATCH: Government Advice On Keeping Warm 'By 2050, No...

MPs Criticised For 'Damp Squib' Grilling Of Spy Chiefs Over Snowden Leaks

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Politics

MPs on the intelligence and security committee (ISC) have been criticised for failing to hold spy chiefs properly to account, following its first ever...

The UK Government Is Trying to Get Off the Hook for Libyan Torture

Cori Crider | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Cori Crider

Some of you may remember how David Cameron's victory lap in a still-jubilant Tripoli was marred by the release of an embarrassing cache of faxes. The faxes revealed the true price of Blair's infamous 'deal in the desert' with Gaddafi in 2004: a joint US-UK-Libyan operation to kidnap my client and his pregnant wife.

'We Need To Intercept Emails'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Politics

Major terror plots against the UK have been foiled BECAUSE of email interceptions by GCHQ and other security agencies, according to a former foreign s...

US/UK Spy Chiefs Continue to Cover Up NSA Surveillance Scandal

Annie Machon | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Annie Machon

First published on RT Op-Edge. The disparity in response to Edward Snowden's disclosures within the USA and the UK is astonishing. In the face of ri...

Last Briton In Guantanamo To Sue MI5 And MI6

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK

Shaker Aamer, the last British man in Guantanamo Bay, is to sue British intelligence services for alleged torture and unlawful detention at the Cuban ...

Richard Tomlinson - England's Bravest Whistleblower

Rita Pal | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK
Rita Pal

American whistleblowers Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden are infamous, but history has largely forgotten Richard Tomlinson - one of the first and br...

A Little Light Coup

Nick Abbot | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Politics
Nick Abbot

The CIA has finally admitted that it orchestrated the downfall of Mohammed Mossadegh in 1953. You remember Mr Mossadegh don't you? Of course not, he a...

George Osborne To Give Spies Extra Money

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Politics

Chancellor George Osborne will today draw up the battle lines for the next general election as he sets out his final spending plans before the country...

Is MI5 Foiling Terror Plots of Its Own Hatching?

Dr. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Politics
Dr. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed

Why would MI5 and MI6 retain the services of someone so dangerous given the overwhelming evidence of his centrality to violent radicalisation? Is MI5, through Al Muhajiroun, hatching many of the plots it lays claim to successfully foiling?

Woolwich Murder - The "Why?" Should Be Obvious

Annie Machon | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK Politics
Annie Machon

Unless our governments acknowledge the problems inherent in continued and violent western interventionism, unless they can accept that the war on terror results in radicalisation, 'blowback' and yet more innocent deaths, and until they admit that negotiation is the only viable long-term solution, we are all condemned to remain trapped in this ghastly cycle of violence.

LOOK: The Cross-Dressing Spy Is Revealed

PA | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK

Spies might be supposed to be masters of disguise, but a British intelligence officer caused embarrassment to his political masters through his pencha...

What Did MI6 Plan To Do To Russia In 1947?

PA | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK

MI6 wanted to mount a violent Cold War campaign of subversion and black propaganda to undermine the Soviet Union, according to official files made pub...

MI6 'Ghost Money' Helping Afghan Drug Trade?

Annie Machon | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK Politics
Annie Machon

And how has this money been spent? Certainly not on social projects or rebuilding initiatives. Rather, the reporting indicates, the money has been funnelled to Karzai's cronies as bribes in a corrupt attempt to buy influence in the country.

Making The Greatest Cricket Film Ever... With Your Help

Ben Falk | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ben Falk

I love cricket. And I love movies. The problem is, Hollywood - or indeed any kind of -wood - seems to think that my two favourite pastimes should never meet.

A Tangled Web

Annie Machon | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Politics
Annie Machon

A couple of days ago I was invited onto RT Arabic TV to do an interview about the ongoing clusterfuck that is Syria, with a particular focus on the is...

Libyan Torture Victim Willing To Settle For £3 And An Apology

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK

A Libyan politician suing the government for damages amid claims a tip-off led to him being kidnapped and tortured in a Gaddafi jail will drop his cas...

Sensitive Litvinenko Evidence Will Not Be Made Public

PA | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK

Sensitive evidence alleged to expose poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko's ties to MI6 will be examined in secret, a coroner has ruled. Lawyers for t...