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The Guardian view on the ‘spy cops’ inquiry: not enough answers
The women deceived by police, and other activists who were spied on, are denied justice by a process that is so drawn out


22, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Woman ‘abused’ by MI5 agent takes legal action against service
Man with background in rightwing extremism accused of attacking woman with machete and threatening to kill her

Emine Sinmaz

20, May, 2022 @6:44 PM

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MI5 agent ‘abused and threatened’ ex-partner, BBC investigation reveals
Story made public after an attempt by the attorney general to gain an injunction to prevent broadcast

Dan Sabbagh

19, May, 2022 @8:34 PM

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Terrorism in the UK: the rising threat of far right extremists
Since 2017, counter-terrorism forces have foiled 32 plots: 18 were Islamist related, and 12 were from the extreme right wing

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

16, May, 2022 @7:44 PM

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MI5 asked police to spy on political activities of children, inquiry hears
Schoolchildren as young as 14 targeted in 1975 for links to ‘subversive’ anti-fascist and socialist organisations

Rob Evans

09, May, 2022 @12:32 PM

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Tories ‘bending the rules’ after missing deadline for publishing Lebedev advice
Not releasing MI5 advice on granting peerage makes government look like it has something to hide, Labour says

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

28, Apr, 2022 @6:26 PM

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Stella Rimington: ‘I fell into intelligence by chance’
The 86-year-old novelist and former head of M15 on the Blitz, claustrophobia – and a new lease of life in her marriage

Michael Segalov

23, Apr, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Evgeny Lebedev’s nomination for peerage ‘paused’ after MI5 advice
Appointments commission raised security concerns in 2020 but felt ‘bounced’ into approving him because No 10 pressed for it

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

20, Apr, 2022 @2:58 PM

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BBC blocked from naming alleged MI5 informant accused of abusing women
Attorney general wins injunction to stop identification of man after arguing it would damage national security

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

07, Apr, 2022 @10:52 AM

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UK spies who allegedly passed questions to CIA torturers subject to English law, court rules
Abu Zubaydah, tortured at CIA ‘black sites’ in six different countries, has right to sue UK government

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

16, Mar, 2022 @3:01 PM

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BBC spy report alleges MI5 undercover agent abused women, court hears
Details of report revealed in high court as attorney general seeks interim injunction to prevent broadcast

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

01, Mar, 2022 @2:54 PM

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MI5 forced to hand over secret files on Northern Ireland operations
Revelation from Operation Kenova leader comes at US hearing at which UK’s amnesty plan is called ‘cover-up’

Lisa O'Carroll

16, Feb, 2022 @2:02 PM

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