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The Duke of Cambridge during his three-week attachment to the security services. PA

Prince Williams completes attachment with UK secret services

Britain’s Prince William has concluded a three-week attachment with the country’s security and intelligence agencies MI5, MI6 and GCHQ, his office said on Sunday.
Daniel Forestier's body was found with five bullet wounds to the head and heart in a remote car park on the shores of Lake Geneva.

Ex-spy linked to Congo assassination plot found dead

A former French intelligence officer linked to a plot to kill an opponent of the Congo-Brazzaville's president has been found shot dead.
Gavin Williamson

Britain voices ‘grave’ concerns over China’s Huawei

British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has warned of his “very deep concerns” about Chinese technology giant Huawei being involved in the use of 5G on Britain’s mobile network, The Times reported Thursday.
Matthew Hedges was pardoned and deported to the UK after he was sentenced to life in prison for spying in the UAE [AFP]

Matthew Hedges: UAE coerced me to give false confession

UK academic Matthew Hedges has accused investigators from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of subjecting him to psychological torture, and forcing him to give a false confession that he is an agent of the British spy agency, MI6.
Matthew Hedges

UAE pardons British academic sentenced to life for spying

The United Arab Emirates on Monday pardoned a British academic jailed for life on spying charges, granting his family’s request for clemency minutes after showing a video of him purportedly confessing to being a member of UK intelligence agency MI6.

Kremlin rejects British allegations in spy poisoning

The Kremlin denied that Russia was in any way involved in the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter, describing British accusations that an attack had been approved by senior Russian officials as “unacceptable”.
Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba of Congo in New York in 1960. Allyn Baum-The New York Times

Belgium names square after Congo independence hero Patrice Lumumba

Brussels inaugurated a square named after assassinated Congolese independence hero Patrice Lumumba on Saturday in what campaigners called Belgium’s first major step towards tackling its dark colonial legacy.

France charges two ex-spies with passing secrets to ‘foreign power’

Two former French spies, one of whom was reportedly posted in Beijing, have been charged with passing intelligence to a “foreign power”, a disclosure that has rocked the country’s intelligence services.

World on brink of ‘last war in history of mankind’ – ex-Russian general

A Russian former general has warned the world is on the brink of ‘the last war in the history of mankind’ amid the diplomatic fallout over the poisoning of a UK spy.

Stories behind the mask: writers and their names

From George Eliot to John le Carre, writers reaching out for the disguise or anonymity offered by a pseudonym is nothing new in the literary world.

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