• 6 Jul 2012

    West Midlands police arrest seven men after weapons are found in a car. The operation follows the detention of six Londoners and a terror alert on the M6.

  • 26 Jun 2012

    In an assessment of the security threat facing the UK, MI5 Director-General Jonathan Evans predicts a successful and memorable London Olympics but expresses growing concern about Iran.

  • 2 May 2012

    The coroner in the inquest of Gareth Williams says we may never know how the MI6 codebreaker whose body was found in a locked holdall met his end.

  • 29 Apr 2012

    MoD tells 700 residents near Olympic site they will be safer with missiles on top of their east London building.

  • 27 Apr 2012

    Escapologist Harry Houdini would not have been able to fit inside the bag in which MI6 spy Gareth Williams was found dead, his inquest is told.

  • 24 Apr 2012

    The inquest into the death of MI6 officer Gareth Williams is shown police footage for the first time of his flat and of the red holdhall where his body was found.

  • 23 Apr 2012

    MI6 officer Gareth Williams, whose body was found in a padlocked bag, had complained of “friction” at the service and wanted to leave, says his sister on the first day of an inquest into his death.

  • 18 Apr 2012

    Channel 4 News International Editor Lindsey Hilsum recalls a conversation with the man at the centre of Libyan rendition claims on how close the CIA and MI6 became with Libyan intelligence.

  • 4 Apr 2012

    It is rare to see Britain’s intelligence agencies, MI5 and MI6, in open battle with MPs from all parties, including the Deputy Prime Minister.

  • 30 Mar 2012

    DNA evidence in the death of MI6 agent Gareth Williams is contaminated and its reliability questioned by the coroner examining the discovery of Williams’ body, found naked and padlocked in a gym bag.

  • 31 Jan 2012

    Two former Libyan detainees who claim that British spies were involved in their rendition and torture are suing former director of counter-terrorism at MI6, according to their lawyers.

  • 16 Nov 2011

    MI6 had struck up such a budding relationship with Libyan Intelligence in the preceding years that when they wanted to kill our people earlier this year, we seem to have known about it. Which illustrates a point the spooks often like to make: that it is in Britain’s national interests to do business with people we don’t like.

  • 16 Nov 2011

    MI6 in particular has suffered some hard reputational knocks and doesn’t like it. Mr Hague is trying to shape the debate about it in the media, by giving those who write and comment on it a better idea of how it works, as Jonathan Rugman reports.

  • 10 Sep 2011

    Cleared for release in 2007, British resident Shaker Aamer is on hunger strike as lawyers say he was routinely beaten on days his legal team was due to meet him.

  • 5 Sep 2011

    David Cameron promises to look at “significant accusations” made against Britain as a spokesman for Libya’s new leadership claims the UK helped with the “kidnapping” of Gaddafi’s opponents.