Paris massacre spurs Britain to boost port security

Jan 9, 2015

Paris massacre spurs Britain to boost port security

Britain has stepped up security at ports serving France following the Islamist massacre in Paris, officials said Thursday, as the MI5 intelligence agency offered French counterparts its “full support.” The terror threat level remains at “severe” and officials said the measures were a precautionary ...

Oct 9, 2013

Islamist threat rising, U.K. top spy says

The head of Britain’s domestic intelligence agency on Tuesday warned there were thousands of Islamist extremists in the country who regard the public as “legitimate targets,” and defended the use of snooping technology. MI5 chief Andrew Parker said the agency was “tackling threats on ...

History of British intelligence

Mar 17, 2013

History of British intelligence

by Ed Vulliamy

"Empire of Secrets" is, as Calder Walton himself writes, "the first book devoted to British intelligence during the twilight of empire that has been based on declassified intelligence reports."