MI5

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MI5 refused to investigate ‘Russian spy’s’ links to Tories, says whistleblower
Party member lodges a complaint about the security services ignoring attempt of Russian infiltration into the Conservatives

Carole Cadwalladr

21, Jan, 2023 @1:35 PM

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MI5 chief: UK will have to tackle Russian aggression ‘for years to come’
Ken McCallum also says Iran has made at least 10 attempts to ‘kidnap or even kill’ British or UK-based people in past year

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

16, Nov, 2022 @1:46 PM

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After a meeting that went on for hours, I was finally told what it was all about. I was being interviewed for a job at MI5 | Adrian Chiles
At 24, I was almost recruited by the security services. I had a mediocre degree, was overweight and wore a tracksuit stretched over a plaster cast on my leg. Clearly, just what they were looking for, writes Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles

09, Nov, 2022 @5:19 PM

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Recruitment of UK spies no longer restricted to those with British parents
UK intelligence agencies to broaden pool of talent by accepting anyone with British citizenship

Kevin Rawlinson

02, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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MI5 missed early chance to expose Soviet agent Kim Philby, files reveal
British intelligence viewed Flora Solomon as ‘inconsequential’ in 1951 but her evidence later ‘clinched’ case against Philby

Caroline Davies

11, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Profumo spy had weakness for women and drink, archives reveal
Files on Russian intelligence officer and ‘lady-killer’ Eugene Ivanov littered with reports of drunkenness

Caroline Davies

10, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Boris Johnson accused of intelligence tipoff that led to British Sikh’s alleged torture in India
Labour raises questions in the Commons over Johnson’s alleged actions as foreign secretary in the case of activist Jagtar Singh Johal

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

07, Sep, 2022 @4:15 PM

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British Sikh activist ‘tortured in India after tip-off from UK intelligence’
Lawyers for Jagtar Singh Johal say he was given electric shocks after unlawful arrest in Punjab in 2017

Matthew Weaver

23, Aug, 2022 @1:55 PM

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MI5 needs more funds to tackle rightwing terror threat, says watchdog
Committee says lack of resources affecting other areas of agency’s work and calls situation ‘untenable’

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

13, Jul, 2022 @2:41 PM

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FBI and MI5 leaders give unprecedented joint warning on Chinese spying
Christopher Wray joins Ken McCallum in London, calling Beijing the ‘biggest long-term threat to economic security’

Guardian staff and agencies

07, Jul, 2022 @12:21 PM

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50 Chinese students leave UK in three years after spy chiefs’ warning
MI5 chief says Chinese communist party targeting intellectual property across west

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

06, Jul, 2022 @4:10 PM

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UK officials in line for immunity in assisting crimes overseas, say critics
Exclusive: Draft security bill would let spies and ministers enable killings and torture, warn charity and ex-minister

Aubrey Allegretti

04, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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