‘Three Musketeers’ convicted of plotting terror attacks in the UK
They called themselves ‘The Three Musketeers’ – but today, together with a fourth man, they were convicted of plotting to carry out terror attacks on a police or military target in the UK. They were arrested last August in an undercover police operation. But there’s been criticism of the sting and the way evidence was…
May: ‘What we want is someone to be difficult and to stand up for Britain’
Speaking on the eve of the election, Prime Minister Theresa May tells Jon Snow she will be “difficult” and “stand up for Britain” in the Brexit negotiations.
Election campaign dominated by security
The election has been dominated over these closing days by issues of security in the wake of the London Bridge attack. The Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, is in Birmingham this evening, where he’s due to address a rally within the next few minutes. His speech is being beamed live to similar events around Britain.
‘Snooping’ laws: what can we expect from MP’s spying report?
The power of UK security agencies to access private communications will be examined in a parliamentary report due to be published on Thursday.
Is drone revolution a threat to national security?
Pilots warn people should not be able to fly remote-controlled drones in UK airspace until better rules are brought in.
Code breakers, your country needs you
Maybe it is time to forget traditional recruitment centres if you want a career in the military. The US Navy is looking for code breakers who can crack a puzzle and is using Facebook to find them.
‘Spy services try to stop attacks. That is not new’
‘I did not know the word Dishfire, I dont know American code-names. What I do know are British secret service capabilities’ says Malcolm Rifkind, chair of the committee overseeing UK secret services.
Revealed: UK and US spied on text messages of Brits
Exclusive: America’s spy agency created a secret system, Dishfire, to intercept almost 200m text messages a day – a system used by GCHQ to exploit a loophole allowing them to spy on British citizens.
Greenwald: NSA will still spy on millions
The man who helped to bring the Snowden leaks to the world’s attention – journalist Glenn Greenwald – is sceptical that Obama’s spying reforms will fundamentally change the NSA’s approach.
Stars and civil liberties groups condemn NSA spying
Hollywood actors join civil liberties groups in protests against the National Security Agency’s surveillance activities, writes Inigo Gilmore.
Snowden delivers Channel 4’s Alternative Christmas Message
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden delivers Channel 4’s Alternative Christmas Message, saying his revelations on privacy invasion enable people to choose how their governments are run.
Estonia’s president: ‘I expect to be spied on’
Tooman Hendrik Ilves tells Channel 4 News about his plans for a European cloud server and admits he is not worried about his emails being intercepted.
Documents show Blair government let US spy on Britons
Exclusive: Tony Blair’s government allowed America to store and analyse the email, mobile phone and internet records of potentially millions of innocent Britons, Channel 4 News can reveal.
Terrorists are ‘rubbing their hands with glee’
The heads of MI5, MI6 and GCHQ says media coverage of former US spy Edward Snowden’s leaks have made their jobs harder.
Doorstepping the NSA: we visit the spy HQ
The NSA declined an interview. So our reporter Inigo Gilmore went to the agency’s HQ – in Maryland – to see if he could find out any more. He found some NSA merchandise and a frosty reception.