Jan 19, 2016

Britain's most gay-friendly employer: MI5

Britain’s MI5 spy agency was on Tuesday named the country’s best employer for promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender diversity.The domestic counterintelligence and security agency came top of the annual Workplace Equality Index conducted by Stonewall, an LGBT rights charity. It found the security ...

'Jihadi John' condemned 9/11, London attacks: recording

Mar 4, 2015

'Jihadi John' condemned 9/11, London attacks: recording

The London graduate believed to be Islamic State executioner “Jihadi John” once denounced the 9/11 attacks and the 2005 bombings in the British capital, according to an audio recording released Tuesday.Kuwait-born Mohammed Emwazi was identified by media and experts last week — and now, ...

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 measure ...

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 more ...