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Fourth time lucky: Julian Barnes wins Man Booker 2011


October 19th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Twenty-seven years after his first nomination, Julian Barnes has won the Man Booker Prize for his novella "The Sense of an Ending".Barnes, 65, triumphed in the ... Read more...

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Murdoch’s journalists spied on British intelligence chief


September 24th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Journalists from Rupert Murdoch's News International group spied on the woman chief of Britain's intelligence agency MI5 to uncover her personal life, a media report said ... Read more...

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Former intelligence chief warns of threat to Britain from Russian spies


July 4th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4(ANI): Former head of MI5, Stella Rimington believes that Russia still possesses "a very large and well-resourced intelligence community" which remains a threat to British economic and security interests."The successor ... Read more...

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Ex-MI5 chief says West over-reacted to 9/11


October 18th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Former British spy chief Stella Rimington says the West's response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US was a “huge overreaction".In an interview with The Guardian newspaper ... Read more...

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Ex-MI5 chief blames huge overreaction response to 9/11 for terror epidemic


October 18th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London , Oct 18 (ANI): A former MI5 chief, whose services superannuated 12 years ago, has said that the worlds response to the 9/11 air attacks was huge over-reaction, and that ... Read more...

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Ex-MI5 boss pens spy novel set in Middle East


September 27th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): Former MI5 boss Dame Stella Rimington has penned a new novel a thriller about a spy who has to stop terrorists disrupting a Middle East peace conference.Titled ... Read more...

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Ex-MI5 chief criticizes Brown governments proposed 42-day detention law


September 27th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.27 (ANI): A former chief of Britains MI5, Dame Stella Rimington, has joined a growing chorus for the withdrawal of the government''s 42 days counter-terrorism legislation, saying that the provision ... Read more...

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