Cameron reveals attack has been thwarted this month
Tuesday 17th Nov 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
by Our News Desk
SECRET documents have revealed a wave of massive bungles by British intelligence services during the cold war.
The documents, released by the National Archives today, showed that MI6 failed to investigate clear evidence that could have exposed Kim...
Friday 23rd Oct 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
The Shadow Man: At the Heart of the Cambridge Spy Circleby Geoff Andrews (IB Tauris, £20)
Our paper’s headline was: “Homage to Klugmann Teacher of Genius” on the day of his funeral in 1977.
Gordon McLennan, general secretary of the Communist...
Monday 19th Oct 2015
posted by Morning Star in Arts
PARLIAMENT will hold an emergency debate on the Wilson doctrine on Monday amid fears that the convention designed to prevent politicians’ communications being spied upon is “dead.”
Shadow Commons leader Chris Bryant led a successful application in the Commons...
Friday 16th Oct 2015
Wilson doctrine has no legal basis – judges
Thursday 15th Oct 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
MI5 boss Andrew Parker is “exploiting” the public’s fears of terror attacks to justify mass snooping, campaigners charged yesterday.
Mr Parker warned the risk of a terrorist plot against Britain is at its highest for three decades as he backed the government’s...
Friday 18th Sep 2015
posted by Will Stone in Britain
SPOOKS intercepted Labour Party chairman Harold Laski’s private correspondence during the 1930s and ’40s in a bid to expose his links to the Communist Party.
Files released today show that MI5 intercepted Laski’s private letters from 1930 until his death in 1950 aged...
Friday 21st Aug 2015
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
WIKILEAKS published evidence of the United States spying on its ally Japan yesterday, including a list of government and business targets.
The whistle-blowing website published its “Target Tokyo” list of 35 of US National Security Agency (NSA) targets — the Cabinet...
Saturday 1st Aug 2015
posted by James Tweedie in World
SCOTTISH Parliament and Welsh Assembly members demanded to know yesterday if snooping rules had been changed to let spooks monitor the communications of elected representatives.
Members of the devolved bodies spoke out as elected Green politicians asked security services watchdog the...
Saturday 25th Jul 2015
BRITAIN’S spy watchdog has admitted that security agencies snooped on Amnesty International.
Amnesty demanded an independent inquiry into why eavesdropping agency GCHQ had been spying on human rights organisations.
The investigatory powers tribunal notified Amnesty...
Friday 3rd Jul 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain