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Second investigation to open into role of British spies in torture of Guantánamo detainee
Lawyers for Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri claim UK intelligence was ‘complicit in his ill-treatment’ by the US

Harry Davies Investigations correspondent

29, Oct, 2023 @5:09 PM

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Terrorists could try to exploit artificial intelligence, MI5 and FBI chiefs warn
Intelligence summit told terror groups or hostile states may seek to use AI to build bombs or disrupt elections

Dan Sabbagh in Palo Alto, California

18, Oct, 2023 @4:00 PM

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US and UK spy chiefs warn Middle East crisis could raise domestic terror threat
Heads of MI5 and FBI say Jewish communities and other groups may face danger from lone actors, Iran or militants

Dan Sabbagh in Palo Alto

17, Oct, 2023 @6:54 PM

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20,000 Britons approached by Chinese agents on LinkedIn, says MI5 head
Ken McCallum warns China is trying to steal industrial and technological secrets in the west

Dan Sabbagh in Palo Alto

17, Oct, 2023 @6:30 PM

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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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Attack on energy network a major risk, UK register says for first time
Cabinet Office assessment also upgrades likelihood of ‘catastrophic’ pandemic hitting the country

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

02, Aug, 2023 @11:01 PM

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UK spy agencies want to relax ‘burdensome’ laws on AI data use
GCHQ, MI6 and MI5 propose weakening safeguards that limit training of AI models with bulk personal datasets

Harry Davies

01, Aug, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Intelligence service career informs former MI5 and MI6 man David Bickford’s novel
David Bickford describes his posting to Berlin in 1979 and says his second book, Katya, draws on his experiences

Kevin Rawlinson

17, Jun, 2023 @7:00 AM

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UK spies to be investigated over claims they were complicit in torture of CIA prisoner
Investigatory powers tribunal to examine complaint brought by Mustafa al-Hawsawi, who was tortured while detained by CIA

Harry Davies

31, May, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Guantánamo detainee accuses UK agencies of complicity in his torture
Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri wants to bring case examining alleged role of MI5, MI6 and GCHQ in his mistreatment by CIA

Harry Davies

28, May, 2023 @6:13 PM

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GCHQ warns of fresh threat from Chinese state-sponsored hackers
National Cyber Security Centre urges operators of critical national infrastructure to prevent hacks

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

25, May, 2023 @3:34 PM

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Is the UK true to its word on the prevention of torture?
Rules for Britain’s intelligence services seem strict – but experts say they give too much room for manoeuvre

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

11, Apr, 2023 @2:00 PM

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