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Britain to monitor web, cell phone use


April 1st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Under new laws, Britain will soon be able to monitor phone calls, emails, text messages and website visits of everyone in the country, BBC reported.Internet firms ... Read more...

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British secret service recruiting spies on Facebook


December 1st, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Top officials of Britain's secret service are now using social networking website Facebook to recruit spies, a media report said Thursday.Officials at the Government Communications ... Read more...

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Cyber attacks reach disturbing levels in Britain


October 31st, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Hacker attacks on British government websites have rocketed to "disturbing" levels, a top official has said.Iain Lobham, director of the country's biggest intelligence agency, the Government ... Read more...

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UK terror plot: Suspects of Bangladeshi origin, but born in Britain


December 21st, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 21 (ANI): The 12 suspects arrested by Britain's anti-terror police on charges that they were plotting to launch a Mumbai type massacre of Christmas shoppers, were born in Britain of ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda bombs too sophisticated to be detected by x-rays, says Brit counter-terrorism expert


November 1st, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): A senior British counter-terrorism official has said that the al-Qaida bomb inside a computer printer discovered at East Midlands airport on Friday, was too sophisticated to be detected ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda in Pakistan still remains Britain’s primary threat


October 18th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): The primary threat to Britain comes from al-Qaeda in Pakistan and its associates in Somalia, Yemen and North Africa, who continue to plan attacks against targets in the ... Read more...

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Eight Germans, two Brits behind Pak-based Mumbai-style terror threat to Europe


October 1st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 1(ANI): Eight Germans and two Brits are at the heart of the Al-Qaeda-linked terror plot against European cities, a Pakistani intelligence official has said.According to the official, Pakistan, Britain ... Read more...

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26/11 Mumbai-style Al-Qaeda threat to Britain ’still active’


September 30th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30(ANI): The threat of 26/11 Mumbai-style Al-Qaeda attacks across Britain, France and Germany 'is still active', Brit security officials have warned.The warning came after intelligence agencies, including MI6 and ... Read more...

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British troops using 2,000feet ‘barrage balloons’ to spy on Taliban in Afghanistan


September 26th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26(ANI): British troops are reportedly using 60 feet-long 'barrage balloons' to spy on Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.Armed with sophisticated cameras, radar and electronic listening devices, the large, unmanned balloons ... Read more...

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Suspected British spy found murdered in London


August 25th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) The body of a man believed to be a British spy has been found stuffed into a large sports bag in a bathroom of his London flat In ... Read more...

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No iPhone, only BlackBerry for British ministers


June 17th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Ministers in the David Cameron government cannot use Apple's iPhone as only BlackBerry smartphones have been sanctioned for official use. In a written reply to Labour MP Tom ... Read more...

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Funding cuts will risk 2012 London Olympics: Brit intelligence chiefs


June 1st, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1(ANI): British intelligence chiefs have warned that Al-Qaeda bombers could wreak havoc at the 2012 London Olympics, if funding cuts go ahead.Brit intelligence agencies MI5, MI6, Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to visit Britain to discuss anti-terror cooperation


March 19th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram is visiting Britain on a three-day trip starting Saturday with cooperation in anti-terror and security measures topping his agenda. Chidambaram "will discuss issues ... Read more...

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Britain raises terror attack level


January 23rd, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) The British government has raised the threat-level of a terrorist strike to "severe" over fears that the Al Qaeda is planning a wave of attacks after a ... Read more...

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UK mulling over permission to bribe and buy Taliban commanders


June 14th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): The British Government is mulling over a proposal to give formal permission to its officials to pay bribes for recruiting informants and to buy off Taliban commanders.According ... Read more...

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Brit Home Secretary’s secret plan to carry on snooping


May 3rd, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Britain's spy chiefs are reportedly pressing ahead with secret plans to monitor all internet use and telephone calls in Britain despite Home Secretary Jackie Smith's announcement of a ... Read more...

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US intelligence kept a file on Blair when he was PM


November 25th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.25 (ANI): A former communications intercept operator has revealed that American intelligence kept a file of personal nature on Tony Blair while he was Prime Minister. David Mufee Faulk told ABC ... Read more...

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UK MPs seek to muzzle media


November 10th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.10 (ANI): Britain''s security agencies and police are likely to be given unprecedented and legally binding powers to ban the media from reporting matters of national security, under proposals being ... Read more...

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Terror threat in UK ”approaching critical” status


October 3rd, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.3 (ANI): British security officials have warned that the terrorist threat in Britain is approaching critical status. The threat level is at the "severe end of severe" according to sources, who ... Read more...

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Facebook and Skype is a problem for Brit spies


February 5th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.5 (ANI): The intelligence network in Britain is reportedly finding it hard to keep pace with fast-moving internet technology. According to a report, spooks working at Britains GCHQ spy base are having ... Read more...

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Dis Squidgygate tapes deliberately leaked by GCHQ


January 10th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 10 (ANI): British intelligence spied on Princess Diana and recorded the sensational Squidgygate tapes, the inquest into her death has revealed.Dianas former bodyguard Ken Wharfe told the jury that the ... Read more...

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