MI5

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MI5 policy allowing agents to commit crimes was legal, say judges
Human rights groups indicate they will seek to take case to supreme court after appeal court judgment

Dan Sabbagh

09, Mar, 2021 @6:35 PM

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MI5 involvement in drone project revealed in paperwork slip-up
Exclusive: Document produced by university cited agency as secret funder of research

Dan Sabbagh

06, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Three terror plots foiled in Britain during pandemic, say police
More than 800 live investigations during Covid crisis but terrorism arrests fell by 34% in 2020

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

04, Mar, 2021 @3:06 PM

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Kremlin agents targeting Russians in UK, MI5 warns
Britain is alert to interest being shown in certain individuals, agent tells Sky News

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

03, Mar, 2021 @10:00 PM

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Taking on the tech giants: the lawyer fighting the power of algorithmic systems
Whether it’s the CIA or Facebook, lawyer and activist Cori Crider is never one to shy away from a fight

Ed Siddons

28, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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MI5 was involved in 1972 conviction of trade unionists, court told
‘Higher echelons of the state’ allegedly helped get striking workers including Ricky Tomlinson convicted

Rob Evans

03, Feb, 2021 @4:50 PM

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Government lawyer tells court MI5 officers could authorise murder
Admission came hours before bill allowing continuation of controversial powers passed the Commons

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

27, Jan, 2021 @8:39 PM

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Scottish parliament rejects Westminster's 'spy cops' bill
Holyrood move means covert police bill will not cover Scotland when it comes into law

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

19, Jan, 2021 @5:34 PM

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Lords inflict two defeats on government over 'spy cops' bill
Amendments pass to curtail use of children and stop informants participating in murder and rape

Dan Sabbagh

13, Jan, 2021 @9:59 PM

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John le Carré obituary
Writer whose spy novels chronicle how people’s lives play out in the corrupt setting of the cold war era and beyond

Eric Homberger

14, Dec, 2020 @1:53 AM

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MI5 worked with undercover police to infiltrate Vietnam protests
Papers show secret cooperation as ‘scruffy’ officers spied on anti-war protesters

Rob Evans

02, Nov, 2020 @7:11 PM

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Two Labour frontbenchers quit over failure to oppose MI5 bill
Margaret Greenwood and Dan Carden step down, saying legislation will have profound impact on civil liberties

Dan Sabbagh and Heather Stewart

15, Oct, 2020 @6:44 PM

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