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#MI5

# mi5 - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Terror threat level in Northern Ireland lowered but attack still 'likely'
# Terror
# Terror

Terror threat level in Northern Ireland lowered but attack still 'likely'

Updated Mar 22nd 2022, 6:58 PM 20,003 Views 0 Comments

The assessment was made by MI5 – the British internal intelligence agency.

# mi5 - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

MI5 'destroyed material' held by inquiry examining Pat Finucane murder
# Belfast
# Belfast

MI5 'destroyed material' held by inquiry examining Pat Finucane murder

Oct 8th 2019, 10:54 AM 12,727 Views 41 Comments

The solicitor was shot dead by loyalists at his home in Belfast in 1989.

# mi5 - Sunday 7 April, 2019

The man with the silver spoon: Prince William has been interning with British secret service
# Casino Royal
# Casino Royal

The man with the silver spoon: Prince William has been interning with British secret service

Apr 7th 2019, 3:21 PM 48,923 Views 39 Comments

The royal heir was working with MI5, MI6 and GCHQ.

# mi5 - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Manchester Arena bomb attack 'could have been stopped', report finds
# Report
# Report

Manchester Arena bomb attack 'could have been stopped', report finds

Dec 5th 2017, 3:47 PM 15,078 Views 49 Comments

A report was published today looking into the manner in which the MI5 dealt with the attacks.

# mi5 - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

MI5 boss says UK is facing 'intense' terrorism that is becoming 'harder to detect'
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

MI5 boss says UK is facing 'intense' terrorism that is becoming 'harder to detect'

Oct 18th 2017, 10:54 AM 9,804 Views 63 Comments

The UK has suffered five terror attacks since the start of this year.

# mi5 - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

UK security services signal 'strong possibility' of dissident Republican attack in Britain
# MI5
# MI5

UK security services signal 'strong possibility' of dissident Republican attack in Britain

May 11th 2016, 4:49 PM 17,904 Views 53 Comments

MI5 has raised the threat level from Northern Ireland-related attacks to “substantial”, for the first time in five years.

# mi5 - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

'You could do this interview without me': Gerry Adams had a run-in with RTÉ earlier
# Army Council
# Army Council

'You could do this interview without me': Gerry Adams had a run-in with RTÉ earlier

Oct 21st 2015, 3:39 PM 31,598 Views 136 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader and RTÉ presenter Áine Lawlor battled it out.

# mi5 - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

MI5 spies dressed in disguise testify in British shopping centre bomb plot trial
# 007
# 007

MI5 spies dressed in disguise testify in British shopping centre bomb plot trial

Feb 24th 2015, 6:42 PM 14,943 Views 18 Comments

One spy wore a John Lennon-style dark brown wig and thin-rimmed spectacles.

# mi5 - Monday 16 February, 2015

'One of the biggest scandals of our age': MI5 accused of covering up sexual abuse
# Kincora
# Kincora

'One of the biggest scandals of our age': MI5 accused of covering up sexual abuse

Feb 16th 2015, 3:00 PM 41,148 Views 51 Comments

Will the Kincora Boys’ Home be included in a Westminster-ordered child abuse inquiry?

# mi5 - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Family of murdered spy Denis Donaldson accuse gardaí of delaying death inquest
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Family of murdered spy Denis Donaldson accuse gardaí of delaying death inquest

Mar 27th 2014, 4:20 PM 11,535 Views 24 Comments

Donaldson worked for Sinn Féin in the Northern Ireland Assembly in Stormont before being outed as an MI5 agent in 2005 and later shot dead.

# mi5 - Thursday 7 November, 2013

"Our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee. Al-Qaeda is lapping it up." - MI6
# Spying
# Spying

"Our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee. Al-Qaeda is lapping it up." - MI6

Nov 7th 2013, 7:13 PM 10,111 Views 45 Comments

British spy chiefs said today that intelligence leaks by Edward Snowden were being used by enemies to change the way they operate.

# mi5 - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Amnesty International joins calls for Omagh inquiry
# Omagh Bombing
# Omagh Bombing

Amnesty International joins calls for Omagh inquiry

Aug 8th 2013, 7:44 AM 4,233 Views 61 Comments

Human rights watchdog Amnesty International says that questions remain unanswered over the policing and intelligence gathering around the 1998 bombing which killed 29 people.

# mi5 - Sunday 26 May, 2013

London police arrest three more over drummer's murder
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

London police arrest three more over drummer's murder

May 26th 2013, 7:38 AM 6,173 Views 19 Comments

Scotland Yard said the men were detained on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.

# mi5 - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Spy agency MI5 'approached' suspect soldier killer, says childhood friend
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Spy agency MI5 'approached' suspect soldier killer, says childhood friend

May 25th 2013, 7:36 AM 8,589 Views 19 Comments

A British Minister has claimed that even if Lee Rigby’s killers were known to MI5, it is impossible to keep tabs on everyone at all times.

# mi5 - Saturday 10 September, 2011

Third man arrested over 2006 murder of Denis Donaldson
# Denis Donaldson
# Denis Donaldson

Third man arrested over 2006 murder of Denis Donaldson

Sep 10th 2011, 6:33 PM 801 Views 1 Comment

A man is detained at Monaghan Garda Station in connection with the murder of the Provisional IRA member turned MI5 informant.

# mi5 - Monday 15 August, 2011

MI5 called in to decrypt rioters' BlackBerry Messenger data
# Riots
# Riots

MI5 called in to decrypt rioters' BlackBerry Messenger data

Aug 15th 2011, 9:12 PM 657 Views 13 Comments

The Guardian says the UK’s electronic interception centre has also been asked to try and find those responsible for starting riots.

# mi5 - Friday 5 August, 2011

'Weigh importance of info sought against pain inflicted': UK's secret policy on torture
# Torture
# Torture

'Weigh importance of info sought against pain inflicted': UK's secret policy on torture

Aug 5th 2011, 10:53 AM 416 Views 0 Comments

A top secret document has been obtained by the Guardian detailing the UK’s policy on torture.

# mi5 - Friday 6 May, 2011

Coroner's inquest rules that 7/7 victims died unlawfully
# 7/7
# 7/7

Coroner's inquest rules that 7/7 victims died unlawfully

May 6th 2011, 11:20 AM 341 Views 0 Comments

No individual organisation’s failings contributed to the deaths of 52 people in the July 7 bombings, an inquest concludes.

London coroner to publish findings of July 7 inquests
# 7/7
# 7/7

London coroner to publish findings of July 7 inquests

May 6th 2011, 9:55 AM 216 Views 0 Comments

The findings of the inquests into the terrorist bombings on July 7, 2005 are due to be published this morning.

# mi5 - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Second man arrested in Denis Donaldson murder investigation
Live Apr 13th 2011, 7:51 AM

Second man arrested in Denis Donaldson murder investigation

# mi5 - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Man arrested in Denis Donaldson murder investigation
Live Apr 12th 2011, 9:58 PM

Man arrested in Denis Donaldson murder investigation

# mi5 - Monday 4 April, 2011

MI5 documents show Nazis plans to kill Allied troops with coffee, cigarettes and chocolate
# Nazis
# Nazis

MI5 documents show Nazis plans to kill Allied troops with coffee, cigarettes and chocolate

Apr 4th 2011, 10:55 AM 1,100 Views 0 Comments

Nazi agents planned to assassinate Allied troops using poisoned foodstuffs and painkillers, as well as swastika emblazoned belt buckles that hid pistols.

# mi5 - Monday 13 December, 2010

Wikileaks cables: Sinn Féin leaders knew of Northern Bank heist plan
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Wikileaks cables: Sinn Féin leaders knew of Northern Bank heist plan

Dec 13th 2010, 8:40 AM 998 Views 0 Comments

WikiLeaks cables suggest Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness knew of plans to rob Northern Bank while they participated in the peace process negotiations.

# mi5 - Friday 17 September, 2010

MI5 chief warns of extended dissident campaign
# Dissidents
# Dissidents

MI5 chief warns of extended dissident campaign

Sep 17th 2010, 8:57 AM 341 Views 0 Comments

Security agency’s director general says dissident republican groups showing increased terrorist activity.

# mi5 - Friday 27 August, 2010

Double agent's inquest adjourned for fifth time
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Double agent's inquest adjourned for fifth time

Aug 27th 2010, 11:11 AM 216 Views 0 Comments

Denis Donaldson’s family furious about further delays.