Secret Service

The Problem With the Secret Service - Is the Secrecy

Harriet Garland | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Politics
Harriet Garland

It is very difficult to interrogate the legality of a programme of surveillance, when the people having done it, refuse to acknowledge it happened. The UK programme, called 'TEMPORA' has been a bone of contention since the start of these proceedings. GCHQ refuses to acknowledge that it exists, despite tacitly acknowledging it exists, by defending the legal basis for its existence.

Hillary Clinton Takes Hard Choices to Piccadilly

Alex Ratcliffe | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Politics
Alex Ratcliffe

Is she running or isn't she? Should she run or shouldn't she? And why has she travelled "across the pond" to bring Hard Choices to the fore on English soil? And why here, why now? These were the questions we pondered as we queued outside Waterstones' flagship store at Piccadilly, on a humid, warmish morning last Thursday...

US Secret Service Buying 'Sarcasm Detector'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Tech

The Secret Service have a new remit, they'll be protecting the President against the potentially deadly effects of sarcasm. Thankfully though, they're...

Obama Secret Service Agent Found 'Drunk' In Dutch Hotel

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK

A Secret Service agent tasked with protecting President Barack Obama in the Netherlands was reportedly found passed out drunk in a hallway of an Dutch...

Britain's Undercover Services Exposed Again?

Endeavour Press | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics
Endeavour Press

The illicit activities of Britain's undercover services has once again jumped to the top of the news schedules.

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...

Terror Suspects 'Deserve Bail', Says Government Adviser

PA | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK

The Government should consider allowing suspected terrorists to apply for bail, the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation said today. David...

'Woman's Wig' Alerted Policeman Sent To Check On Gareth Williams

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK

A woman's wig hanging on a chair caught the attention of the policeman sent to Gareth Williams's flat to check on the missing spy, an inquest has hear...

Musa Kusa's Secret Letters Betray Britain's Libyan Connection

PA | Posted 03.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION - Evidence has emerged of close cooperation between British intelligence and the former Gaddafi regime. Papers discovered in Trip...