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Lying about our history? Now that's something Britain excels at | Ian Cobain
Millions of records about empire, the slave trade and the cold war were hidden or destroyed by the British state, says author Ian Cobain

Ian Cobain

18, Jun, 2020 @7:00 AM

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British government misses own torture inquiry deadline
Ministers under pressure to launch judge-led inquiry into UK role in post-9/11 abuses

Ian Cobain and Owen Bowcott

30, Aug, 2018 @12:30 PM

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Home Office pressed for details over use of child spies
Committee seeks explanation of how practice complies with international law

Damien Gayle and Ian Cobain

17, Aug, 2018 @10:41 AM

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Mars pulls adverts from YouTube over drill rap video placement
Ad was said to have appeared next to video of Moscow17, one of whose members was stabbed in south London

Damien Gayle and Ian Cobain

04, Aug, 2018 @8:46 AM

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Labour: government must say if blacklists are still in place
Jon Trickett says civil servants deserve to know if they are monitored for political beliefs

Ian Cobain and Ewen MacAskill

25, Jul, 2018 @6:00 AM

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'Subversive' civil servants secretly blacklisted under Thatcher
Whitehall and MI5 identified 1,420 individuals to be kept under observation and away from certain roles

Ian Cobain

24, Jul, 2018 @9:17 PM

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Wilson government used secret unit to smear union leaders
Secret Information Research Department targeted Hugh Scanlon and Jack Jones, newly released papers reveal

Ian Cobain

23, Jul, 2018 @11:08 PM

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PM was not told Anthony Blunt was Soviet spy, archives reveal
Queen and home secretary were told of treachery in 1964 but not Alec Douglas-Home

Ian Cobain

23, Jul, 2018 @11:01 PM

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Child spies used only when very necessary, says Downing Street
Theresa May’s spokeswoman defends practice revealed by House of Lords committee

Damien Gayle, Ian Cobain and Peter Walker

20, Jul, 2018 @7:30 PM

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Street violence: 'For them, using a knife may seem rational'
Behind many recent murders in London are young men who are traumatised and excluded

Ian Cobain

19, Jul, 2018 @4:14 PM

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UK intelligence and police using child spies in covert operations
Home Office wants more freedom to find information on terrorists and gangs via children

Damien Gayle and Ian Cobain

19, Jul, 2018 @3:16 PM

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Home Office ordered to pay £50,000 after child separated from father
High court says parent placed in immigration detention illegally and daughter nearly placed for adoption

Ian Cobain

11, Jul, 2018 @6:13 PM

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