All eyes on Russia as ex-spy still ‘critical’
What is Russia up to? Ex-spy Sergei Skripal is still critically ill after being poisoned in Salisbury. The Russian government stands accused. Now attention turns to its wider schemes.
‘Poisoned’ Russian spy fighting for his life
Why do we think of spies as glamorous or brave? Today’s shocking story is as vicious and tawdry as they come, distinguished only by the fact that it may be sanctioned by a foreign power.
Global dismay greets grilling of editor by MPs
Questioned by a committee of MPs, the British journalist who disclosed mass surveillance by US and UK spies came under fire. Are international observers right to protest about his treatment?
Moscow ‘spy-rock’ scandal embarrasses UK government
Yesterday, after five years of denial, Britain admitted to using a hollowed-out stone to spy on the Russians. Should modern nations still be investing in secret agents and James Bond gadgets?
Nuclear scientist assassinated: Iran blames West
A professor who may have been working on Iran’s nuclear programme has been killed by a car bomb. Analysts say the blast is part of a black-ops, spy campaign against the Iranian regime.