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Rishi Sunak considers banning Chinese officials from half of AI summit
Exclusive: Bletchley Park event, to be attended by world leaders, is taking place as concerns grow about Beijing spying on the west

Kiran Staceyand Dan Milmo

15, Sep, 2023 @5:00 PM

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Why prosecutors are reluctant to use ‘notoriously flaky’ Official Secrets Act
Intelligence circles have been aware for some time the 1911 act which talks only of ‘enemies’ needs updating

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

13, Sep, 2023 @6:12 PM

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Exiled Russian journalist hacked using NSO Group spyware
Galina Timchenko, head of media outlet declared ‘undesirable’ by Moscow, targeted in February while living in Berlin

Stephanie Kirchgaessner and Andrew Roth

13, Sep, 2023 @5:02 PM

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Tory party ‘acted swiftly’ to block would-be MPs after MI5 warnings
Party removed two people from candidates list after MI5 warned in 2021 they could be Chinese spies

Aletha Adu Political correspondent

13, Sep, 2023 @9:50 AM

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High-octane, sexy, glamorous? Sorry, in this Sunak era even the ‘spy’ scandals are dull | Marina Hyde
MPs have the vapours over an alleged Chinese agent in Westminster. But it all seems more Johnny English than James Bond, says Guardian columnist Marina Hyde

Marina Hyde

12, Sep, 2023 @1:04 PM

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UK espionage saga a ‘wake-up call’ for Australian parliament, opposition says
Calls for further security measures including vetting of staffers after UK parliamentary aide arrested on suspicion of spying for China

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

12, Sep, 2023 @7:28 AM

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Forget ‘Chinese spies’, trade not espionage should be Britain’s main concern with China | Simon Jenkins
China is clearly using its trading supremacy to ignore accepted norms – but the UK has some leverage, says the Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

11, Sep, 2023 @3:38 PM

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Khalife escape shows government failing ‘duty to keep people safe’, says Labour
Opposition says prison escape, crumbling concrete in schools and alleged Chinese spying show Tory dereliction of public services

Peter Walker Deputy political editor

11, Sep, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Labor gives parliament only limited powers to examine unlawful spying after Timor-Leste scandal
ALP had pledged to give parliamentary intelligence committee certain powers to enable an investigation of Timor-Leste bugging scandal

Christopher Knaus

11, Sep, 2023 @2:30 AM

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The new queen of spy fiction: how Ava Glass went from murder reporting to the bestseller list
The author started out covering crime in the US before getting a close-up view of the British security services. She remembers her first dead body and a strange encounter with a fake friend

Elle Hunt

10, Sep, 2023 @1:30 PM

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Richard Osman ‘tapped on the shoulder’ at Cambridge by MI6 – but failed the test
Presenter and crime author says he interviewed for role of spy but ‘would have been terrible’

Kevin Rawlinson and Charlotte Edwardes

09, Sep, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Swedish man charged with passing hi-tech equipment to Russia
Russian-born man in his 60s suspected of transferring Swedish and US technology with potential military use

Miranda Bryant Nordic correspondent

28, Aug, 2023 @4:59 PM

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