UK security and counter-terrorism

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We can be proud of the Home Office I lead | Letter
Letters: Permanent secretary Matthew Rycroft responds to an article about his government department

Letters

14, May, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Police hunt man who tried to frame person for Westminster terror attack
Gerald Banyard found guilty of perverting course of justice over attack by Khalid Masood in 2017

Alex Mistlin

12, May, 2021 @4:36 PM

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People with dyslexia have skills that we need, says GCHQ
UK surveillance agency says it has long valued neurodiverse analysts such as Alan Turing

Rachel Hall

29, Apr, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Security services and police to face questions over London Bridge attacker
Inquest will ask if deaths of Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones at hands of convicted terrorist Usman Khan could have been prevented

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

12, Apr, 2021 @5:20 AM

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Murder of Kremlin critic in London ‘was made to look like suicide’
Nikolai Glushkov was strangled by assailant who then wrapped dog lead around his neck, inquest told

Luke Harding

09, Apr, 2021 @3:12 PM

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Watchdog steps in over secrecy about UK women in Syria stripped of citizenship
Exclusive: Home Office refusal to disclose how many women are in same position as Shamima Begum prompts action

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

29, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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GCHQ releases 'most difficult puzzle ever' in honour of Alan Turing
12 riddles linked to new £50 note featuring the codebreaker may take seven hours to crack

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

25, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Neo-Nazi groups use Instagram to recruit young people, warns Hope Not Hate
Campaigners call platform ‘a fertile recruitment ground’ and say it must take urgent action to protect children

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

22, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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IRA Brighton bomber 'scouted Labour conference seven years earlier'
Patrick Magee says he was in IRA team that visited town in 1977 to potentially target government figures

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

15, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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London Isis supporter found guilty of plotting terror attack
Sahayb Abu, 27, rapped about decapitations and wearing suicide vests, Old Bailey heard

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

12, Mar, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Can £9m Whitehall situation room help improve crisis decision-making?
Experts say tech upgrade is insufficient if ministers and officials do not engage in regular practice exercises

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

12, Mar, 2021 @4:18 PM

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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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