MI5

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UK officials still blocking Peter Wright’s ‘embarrassing’ Spycatcher files
A documentary-maker has accused the Cabinet Office of defying the 30-year rule in withholding details of the MI5 exposé

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

27, Nov, 2021 @3:18 PM

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Intelligence and security committee report signed off after complaint to PM
Cross-party group overseeing spy agencies pushed Boris Johnson to let it publish report before Christmas

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

24, Nov, 2021 @10:50 PM

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Coroner criticises failure to share MI5 intelligence on Fishmongers’ Hall killer
Report sets out 22 matters of concern arising from attack by terrorist Usman Khan after he was released under licence

Matthew Weaver

03, Nov, 2021 @1:03 PM

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Priti Patel pressed to explain award of spy agencies contract to Amazon
US firm Amazon Web Services to host classified material for GCHQ, MI5 and MI6, raising sovereignty concerns

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

27, Oct, 2021 @7:23 AM

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The spies who hated us: reporting on espionage and the secret state
Our security correspondent speaks to a predecessor about an era of spooks, leaks and open hostility from MI5

Dan Sabbagh

18, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Sir John Chilcot obituary
Civil servant who chaired the Iraq war inquiry and gave a damning verdict on Tony Blair

David Hencke

05, Oct, 2021 @4:31 PM

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MI5 chief: Taliban Afghan victory has boosted extremists
Ken McCallum says his agency has helped stop six ‘late-stage’ terrorist attacks during pandemic

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

10, Sep, 2021 @10:58 AM

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MI5 investigated far-right terror suspect who was 13 years old
Spy chief Ken McCallum says there is a rising trend of radicalised teenagers in the UK

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

14, Jul, 2021 @6:53 PM

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Threat to UK from hostile states could be as bad as terrorism, says MI5 chief
Ken McCallum says public should be alert to threat from China and Russia

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

14, Jul, 2021 @6:47 AM

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Fishmongers’ Hall inquest laid bare failure to act on warning signs
Analysis: Evidence revealed series of fatal missed opportunities to stop terrorist Usman Khan

Matthew Weaver

28, May, 2021 @1:21 PM

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Patricia Brown obituary
Leading breaker of German codes at Bletchley Park and the diplomatic section in Mayfair in the second world war

Michael Smith

02, May, 2021 @6:07 PM

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MI5 policy allowing agents to commit crimes was legal, say judges
Human rights groups indicate they will seek to take case to supreme court after appeal court judgment

Dan Sabbagh

09, Mar, 2021 @6:35 PM

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