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From the pages of Eye Spy Intelligence Magazine since May 2001

MI5 The Security Service

100th anniversary of formal creation of MI5. Feature. ES101, 2016
200 additional terrorism specialists recruited to counter AQ in UK. ES38, 2006
2004 surveillance photo of Mohammed Sidique Khan released. ES56, 2008
500 AQ suspects under surveillance in UK. ES39, 2006
A British Intelligence Dilemma. Implications of an independent Scotland. Feature. ES91, 2014
A Thorough Scoundrel. MI5 hunt for a Nazi spy in WWII. Feature. ES39, 2006
A4. MI5 Surveillance Directorate. (See also Watchers). ES24, 2004
A4. MI5 Surveillance Directorate. ES85, 2013
A4. MI5 Surveillance Directorate. Feature. (See Operation Overt. Trans-Atlantic Bomb Plot). ES74, 2011
Advertising campaign ahead of London 2012 Olympics. ES76, 2011
Alert by e-mail service launched. ES46, 2007
All Our Yesterdays. Assassins, Coffee and Poison Powders. Feature on major release of papers which focus on WWII operations. ES73, 2011
Alleged plots to kill. See Poison. Use of in assassination. An Easy Option. The Art of Elimination. Feature. ES101, 2016
Alleged spy operation targets Pakistan Embassy in London. ES22, 2003
Al-Qaida menace is here - MI5 D-G. ES22, 2003
Analysts link 7/7, 21/7 bombers with Trans-Atlantic bomb plot. ES60, 2009
Andrew Parker appointed new Director-General of Security Service. ES85, 2013
Appeal for cyber scientists. ES1, 2001
AQ attempt to assassinate British defence chief foiled. ES16, 2003
AQ North African recruiters in London. Bridge to North Africa. ES44, 2006
AQ operatives seek employment. MI5 Infiltrated. ES42, 2006
AQ try infiltrate Security Service. ES64, 2009
Archives being moved to National Archives for release. ES3, 2001
Army translator charged with espionage. ES46, 2007
Arrest of suspected terror suspects in Bradford, Glasgow, London and Belfast. ISIS/al-Qaida threads. MI5 React. Feature. ES88, 2013
Asian Spy Games. Feature. Alleged torture of suspects. ES78, 2012
Assassination List. Feature. Arrest made in the shooting of several targets including London banker German Gorbuntsov. ES84, 2013
Assassination List. Feature. MI5 track Chechen operatives linked to underworld and assassination plots. ES79, 2012
Atom bomb spy was missed by MI5 after WWII. ES18, 2003
Australian security services foil Anzac Day ISIS terror attack. Briton detained. ES99, 2015
Back to Moscow? Feature. Operation exposes suspected SVR spy. ES72, 2011
Ban on use of wiretap evidence set to end. Feature. ES49, 2007
Beware a National Bioterrorist Attack. Feature. ES74, 2011
Birmingham, UK. ISIS bomb factory discovered. ES112, 2017
Bloody Sunday and 'Agent Infliction'. ES2, 2001
Bogus MI5 officer jailed. ES34, 2005
Box 500. MI5 wartime address. ES93, 2013
Brexit. Intelligence sharing implications. Brexit Spies and the Poker Game. Feature. ES111, 2017
British brothers jailed for fighting in Syria. Soldiers of Damascus. Feature. ES94, 2014
British IED bombmaker in Afghanistan identified. Feature. ES62, 2009
British Intelligence planned TV session with heads of service postponed. ES86, 2013
British Intelligence rehiring retired spies. Intel Experience. Feature. ES113, 2018
British Intelligence seeks young cyber talent - 'Apprentices with Intelligence'. Feature. New Recruiters. Announcement made at Bletchley Park. ES82, 2012
British Intelligence warn European counterparts not to block access to security platforms. War of Words. Feature. ES116, 2018
British Intelligence. Spying on Lawyers. Feature. ES94, 2014
British security guard, Rafael Bravo, charged with espionage. ES4, 2001
BSU. Behavioural Science Unit (BSU). ES107, 2017
Buckingham Palace. ISIS lone wolf attacks police. Feature. ES111, 2017
Cambridge Don Ross Anderson on restructuring MI5. Feature. ES93, 2014
Cambridge Spy Ring. New research on extent of Soviet spy infiltration in Britain. Feature. ES99, 2015
Charlie Hebdo attack, Paris - London links. ES95, 2015
Checkmate. Cold War cryptic postcards. ES64, 2009
Chemical attack on London by AQ terrorists foiled. (See The New Codemakers). ES35, 2005
Chinese Intelligence. MI5 warn of honeytraps. Feature. ES94, 2014
Civilian Dawn Sturgess dies in Salisbury from Novichok poisoning following attempted assassination of former GRU officer and MI6 agent Sergei Skripal. Major Feature. Novichok: The Sequel. ES117, 2018
Cold War Climate. Feature. MI5 and Russian Intelligence no nearer in resolving issues following assassination of Alexsander Litvinenko. ES76, 2011
Colonel Edward Hinchley-Cook. MI5. Camp 020. See also Vera Schalburg. A Spy Called Vera. Feature. Mystery of Hitler's Mata Hari. ES94, 2014
Colonel Malcolm Cumming. Head of MI5 Scientific wing. An Alternative Cumming. Feature. ES100, 2015
Communist Party of Great Britain. Operation Mask. MI5 surveillance. Feature. ES93, 2014
Computer hacking cases double - MI5. ES1, 2001
Computer laptop loss. ES1, 2001
Connolly House Surveillance Operation. Feature. ES32, 2005
Contracted wing for forensic analysis. ES66, 2010
Countering ISIS. Avoiding Recruiters. Feature. ES92, 2014
Countermeasures against terror plots on Remembrance Sunday. Feature. ES94, 2014
Court orders MI5 to 'open files'. ES2, 2001
Covert recordings of Crevice AQ gang. Feature. ES41, 2006
Crevice. Bombers in court. Feature - The Ministry of Sound. ES41, 2006
Cropped Intelligence. Feature. Service submitted poor quality surveillance image to informant who may have been able to identify 7/7 gang leader. ES72, 2011
Cyanide plot investigated. ES14, 2002
Czech Intelligence (StB) targeted and recruited British politicians and union officials - new Cold War report. The KGB Proxy Wishlist. Major Feature. ES114, 2018
Dance group (Diaz and Pacheco - German spies) captured by MI5 in 1943. ES1, 2001
Deceptive Factor. Part One. Eye Spy examines a number of surprising individuals whose unusual skills and talents were utilised and adopted by those working in the intelligence world. In this feature the author looks at illusionist, conjuror, escapologist, actor, stunt performer and MI5 agent trainer Harry Houdini. (TC) ES99, 2015
Devenney, Edward. (See Silent Service. Feature. Submarines, Technology and Espionage). MI5 sting operation as sailor sought to sell secrets to Russia. ES83, 2013
Dierks & Co. WWI MI5 front company. See Holland. A Spy's Playground ES103, 2016.
Director-General Andrew Parker discusses current threats and London 7/7 bombings. ES98, 2015
Director-General Andrew Parker gives first ever public interview. Strange Days. Feature. ES106, 2016
Director-General Andrew Parker interviewed by BBC Radio. ES99, 2015
Director-General Andrew Parker on current threats to UK. ES95, 2015
Director-General warns of 4,000 active AQ operatives. Feature. ES52, 2007
Documents released on MI5 operations, secret MI6 bank accounts, UK intelligence front companies, Profumo affair and suspected foreign agents and Communists. Dark Money, Communists and Nazi Spies. Major Feature. ES113, 2018
Downing Street says major attack in 2004 defeated. No details. ES36, 2005
Drive to recruit more black and Asian officers. ES1, 2001
Egyptian Embassy, London. MI5 bugging operation. ES86, 2013
End of investigations into serious organised crime. ES41, 2006
Engulf. Interception. ES86, 2013
Euston Tower, London. MI5 A4 branch. ES77, 2012
Evidence against suspected SVR spy Katia Zatuliveter rejected. Feature. The Wrong Great Game? ES77, 2012
Exeter cafe bomber on MI5 radar before attack. ES56, 2008
Exposed MI5 counterterrorism endeavour (Operation Pathway) ends in America. Operation Pathfinder. Feature. ES100, 2015
Eye Spy Intelligence Review. A comprehensive overview of all the major intelligence events and related incidents from 2001 to 2015 in this special 100th anniversary edition. ES100, 2015
Eye Spy investigates chess and its enduring historical and modern connection to the world of espionage. Check Mate: A Game of Intrigue and Deception. Major Feature. ES120, 2019
Fake News. UK launches initiative to counter fake news through Culture, Media and Sports Committee. New Puppet Masters. Major Feature. ES114, 2018
Feature. Informative overview covering the last one hundred years of this vital intelligence element. (TC) ES94, 2014
Fifteen significant AQ plots disrupted since 7th July 2005. ES56, 2008
Finsbury Park, London. Terrorist Strikes in London. Major feature. ES110, 2017
First MI5 Spymaster. Feature on William Melville. ES32, 2005
Five British terrorists named and sanctioned by United Nations. ES99, 2015
Focus on Female Spies. Women in the intelligence world. Trading Places. Feature. ES99, 2015
Foreign Language Unit. ES76, 2011
Former MI5 Director-General Jonathan Evans warns of electronic intercept failures. ES85, 2013
Former MI5 Director-General Stella Rimington rebukes Julian Assange. ES81, 2012
Funding data for divisions of MI5. ES77, 2012
G20 Summit, China. MI5/MI6 counterintelligence warning to delegates. ES105, 2016
G-Branch. International focus section on Islamic terrorism. ES24, 2004
GCHQ, MI6 and MI5 to merge several back office operations. Back Office Intelligence. Feature. ES118, 2018
Girl Guides operated as surveillance assistants. ES93, 2014
GRU officers named by British Intelligence responsible for assassination attempt of MI6 agent Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, UK. The Salisbury Tales. Major Feature. ES118, 2018
Hall of Mirrors. Feature on a century of MI5 Director-Generals. (Profiles and photo essay). ES38, 2006
Headquarter building plans revealed in brochure blunder. ES63, 2009
Heathrow Express surveillance operations in London. ES33, 2005
Hollis, Sir Roger. ES113, 2018
Hostile Reconnaissance London. MI5 disable terror surveillance operation with links to AQM - Al-Qaida Megrab (Northern Africa). ES67, 2010
How Hitler's astrology duped MI5. Feature. ES55, 2008
Huge haul of weapons and gadgets found in abandoned London Iraqi Embassy. Feature. Scent of an Assassin. ES34, 2005
Hussain, Omar. A.k.a. Abu Sa'eed al-Britani. British ISIS recruiter. Feature. ES112, 2017
Identifying UK based terror organisations. Feature. The Big Squeeze. ES1, 2001
Infiltration of Real IRA (agent David Gary Rupert). ES2, 2001
Insufficient resources to monitor 200 AQ terror cells in UK. Feature. ES45, 2006
Intel Eyes on China. Feature. MI5 recruiting programme - search for Chinese and Russian language specialists. ES94, 2014
Intelligence Analysis. Horizon Threats 2016. Analysts focus on future threats and war theatres. Major Feature. ES101, 2016
Intelligence analysts face difficult times as lone wolf attacks around the world by non-flagged individuals increases. The Watchers. Major Feature. ES101, 2016
Intelligence Case Files Released. Feature. Service releases documents on Charlie Chaplin, Nazi counterfeit plot and other subjects. ES78, 2012
Intelligence on operations leaked to press. Feature. ES48, 2007
Internal Affairs. Feature. MI5 investigate sleeper cell within NSY. ES55, 2008
Interrogation. WWII Interrogation British Style. Feature. ES79, 2012
Investigation into P. G. Wodehouse alleged links to German Intelligence (WWII). ES75, 2011
Investigators find new 7/7 bombers' safe house in Leeds. Feature. ES59, 2008
Invitation to Brussels after UK diplomatic telephone lines tapped. ES18, 2003
Jail sentences given to members of three al-Qaida terror cells whose activities were uncovered by MI5. Feature. MI5 Surveillance X Three. ES85, 2013
Jeremiah Adebolajo claims MI6 and MI5 tried to recruit him. (See also Lee Rigby). ES86, 2013
Jihadi John. Identity published by UK government - Mohammed Emwazi. Worst Kept Intel Secret. Feature. ES96, 2015
Jihadi John. ISIS. MI5 learn of his identity. ES93, 2014
John Stonehouse. Cabinet Minister. UK. MI5 surveillance. See also StB. Statni Bezpecnost. Parliament Spies: Recruitment, Defectors, Entrapment and Denials. Major Feature. ES115, 2018
Jonathan Evans appointed new Director-General of Service. Feature. Profile. ES47, 2007
Jonathan Evans steps down as Director-General of Security Service. ES85, 2013
Jonathan Evans, MI5 Director General speaks of horizon threats. Feature. Clear and Present Dangers. Terrorist, cyber and the Middle East. ES80, 2012
Katia Zatuliveter. Notes on MI5 intelligence. Circumstances needed investigating. Feature. ES77, 2012
Keeler, Christine. London socialite and spy figures passes. Feature. ES113, 2018
Key player in derailed 2010 MI5-NSY counterterrorism operation goes on trial in New York. ES96, 2015
Knighthood for Director-General Jonathan Evans. ES83, 2013
Legal attempt to examine UK intelligence investigative methods. The Third Direction. Feature. ES110, 2017
Life story of MI5 spymaster Maxwell Knight set for small screen. Feature. ES108, 2017
London and Glasgow bomb attack. Feature. MI5 Tracer. ES60, 2009
London Bridge terrorist attack. Eight dead as ISIS terror cell strikes. Anatomy of a Terrorist Attack. Major Feature. ES110, 2017
London Night Games. Feature. Eavesdropping operation paves way for terrorist arrests. ES94, 2014
London Olympic Games 2012. Pre-Games terrorist operations as UK suspects arrested. ES81, 2012
London. Terrorist attacks by ISIS lone wolves. 82 Seconds. Major Feature. ES108, 2017
London-AQ link discovered in 1999. ES6, 2001
Madrid-type train bomb attack thwarted in London. ES32, 2005
Major release of files from National Archives. Feature. Treasure Trove of Intelligence. ES32, 2005
Major release of MI5 files from the National Archives. Feature. Under the Counter Intelligence. ES51, 2007
Major rise in UK counter-terrorism operations. Action Counters Terrorism. Feature. ES108, 2017
Major surge in applications following broadcasting of BBC 'Spooks'. ES10, 2002
Major surveillance operation concludes with arrest of six people in London. Feature. ES80, 2012
Manchester Arena Bombing 2017. Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament - investigative findings. Intelligence Hindsight. Feature. ES119, 2019
Manchester, England. ISIS lone wolf terrorist attacks concert goers at Manchester Arena, May 2017. Major Feature. ES109, 2017
Marie Chilver. A Spy Called Fifi. The 96 Hour Scheme. Feature. The secret life of an agent provocateur.ES93, 2014
Maxwell Knight. Spymaster's secret quest. Orphans and Spies. Feature. ES110, 2017
Media reports Security Service may relocate due to economy drive. MI6 and MI6 on the Move? Feature. ES100, 2015
Message in a Crossword. Feature. MI5's most urgent quest to solve D-Day landing sites crossword puzzle. ES25, 2004
MI5 - infiltration of Real IRA. ES2, 2001
MI5 A4 Surveillance units track and detain London and Glasgow terrorists. ES50, 2007
MI5 A4 Watchers. Security Service seeking driving instructors. Feature. Classified Ads. ES118, 2018
MI5 and Britain's Red Historians. ES94, 2014
MI5 and New Scotland Yard engage new counter-measures to stop terrorist attacks in UK. Major Feature. ES109, 2017
MI5 and New Scotland Yard launch Operation Danube, a multi-faceted programme to counter ISIS growth and recruitment. ES96, 2015
MI5 and the ECHELON option. Service rejects intel sharing with Europe. ES36, 2005
MI5 and the Pigeon Deception. Feature. ES58, 2008
MI5 Behavioural Watchers. Security Service - Behavioural Science Unit (BSU). Analysis of would-be or persons who may embark on terrorism. SIGNS. Feature. ES107, 2017
MI5 bugged liquid airline bombers across London. Feature. ES56, 2008
MI5 caught off-guard as homegrown AQ terrorists kill 52 people on London transport system. ES34, 2005
MI5 concerned over release of CIA documents pertaining to AQ suspect interrogation methods. ES61, 2009
MI5 consult FBI over 'work of art' bombs. ES4, 2001
MI5 counter-terrorist computer stolen. ES59, 2008
MI5 crack Asian unit involved in RIRA sting operation (David Rupert). ES3, 2001
MI5 Director Andrew Parker launches vociferous attack on Russia over attempted assassination of MI6 agent and former GRU officer Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, England. The Fog of Lies. Feature. ES116, 2018
MI5 Director-General Andrew Parker warns Edward Snowden's NSA leaks have opened "Gateway for al-Qaida." Feature. ES88, 2013
MI5 Director-General Manningham-Buller issues strongest warning yet of AQ attack in UK. ES19, 2003
MI5 disable deadly AQ ricin factory in London. Feature. ES15, 2003
MI5 dismantle plot intended to be bigger than 7/7 London bombing. Feature. The Travellers. ES82, 2012
MI5 dismantle plot to buy Red Mercury for terror attack. ES29, 2004
MI5 early postwar (WWII) officer entry booklet detailing Russian espionage activities. ES73, 2011
MI5 eavesdropping operations against IRA. ES32, 2005
MI5 evolution. Biggest recruitment drive in Service's history. Feature. ES24, 2004
MI5 file release. Costello, Desmond Patrick. Agent Long - The 'Teflon' Spy. Academic, translator, diplomat and spy. Major Feature. ES109, 2017
MI5 foil ISIS attempt to kill 100 people in central London. The Oxford Street Plot. Feature. ES117, 2018
MI5 foil major ISIS attack in London. The Drive-by Terrorists. Feature. ES102, 2016
MI5 foil terrorist bomb plot. ES7, 2002
MI5 G-Branch. ES93, 2014
MI5 had 7/7 terrorists under surveillance before bombings. ES37, 2005/6
MI5 had AQ London 7/7 bomber flagged nine times. ES63, 2009
MI5 host meeting of the 30% Club. Feature. ES115, 2018
MI5 in Focus. Various Features. ES94, 2014
MI5 in raids across northern England (See Operation Pathway). ES64, 2009
MI5 included in London Times 'Top 50 Employers for Women in 2018'. Feature. ES115, 2018
MI5 infiltration of INLA. Night Games in Stuttgart. Feature. ES2, 2001
MI5 intelligence forces security review of London 2012 Olympic Games. Feature. ES77, 2012
MI5 investigate Iranian agents seeking Jewish targets. ES22, 2003
MI5 investigate right-wing extremists. Looking Glass. Feature. ES119, 2019
MI5 investigates al-Qaida hand-cream plot. ES79, 2012
MI5 investigation leads to arrest of suspected SVR agent. The Strange Case of Katia Zatuliveter. Feature. ES76, 2011
MI5 launch nationwide hunt for 21/7 bombers. ES35, 2005
MI5 launch Operation Seagram as AQ strikes in London and Glasgow. ES59, 2008
MI5 launch search for 'equipment genius'. Feature. MI5 Quest. ES62, 2009
MI5 liaising with PET regarding possible AQ plot. ES58, 2008
MI5 listening devices. (Technology). ES41, 2006
MI5 makes 43 telephone tapping errors. ES14, 2002
MI5 operation in relation to Richard Reid, shoe bomb terrorist. ES23, 2004
MI5 probe background of terror suspects in killing of British soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich, London. ES85, 2013
MI5 publishes its Authorised History. The Defence of the Realm, written by Christopher Andrew. ES65, 2009
MI5 rebuke GCHQ. (See GCHQ. Feature. A Bag of Secrets). ES82, 2012
MI5 search for IED overlord. Feature. ES51, 2007
MI5 search for new London AQ bombers as attempt to strike on 21/7 fails. (See 21/7 London attacks). ES35, 2005
MI5 search for returning al-Qaida fighters to Britain. Feature. ES90, 2014
MI5 seeks to recruit specialist personnel in phone interception, language analysis, translation and communications. ES67, 2010
MI5 send counter-terrorist team to Mumbai. ES60, 2009
MI5 spymaster to step down. Feature. ES46, 2007
MI5 sting captures former MI6 officer seeking to sell British national security secrets (see also Daniel Houghton). ES69, 2010
MI5 sting nets BAE Systems spy. (See also Operation Dragnet). ES14, 2002
MI5 sting operation. Feature. The Spy Who Never Was. Arrest as suspected spy is arrested. ES55, 2008
MI5 surveillance footage shows 7/7 terrorists liaising with the Crevice AQ gang prior to London attacks. ES48, 2007
MI5 thwart ISIS plot to kill British Prime Minister Theresa May. ES116, 2018
MI5 warn of returning ISIS terrorists. A Subliminal Message. Feature. ES112, 2017
MI5 warned of Jewish plot to assassinate prime minister in London. ES18, 2003
MI5 web site Kids Page. (See Kindergarten Spies). ES45, 2006
MI5. Day of Disaster. Feature on the flight of Chinook ZD576 which crashed in 1994. ES7, 2002
MI5. Field Stations and Contest. (See Contest). ES76, 2011
MI5. IRA and the Peace Note. Feature. ES2, 2001
MI5. Nazi Hunting Bank Clerk. Feature. ES94, 2014
MI5. Registry. ES85, 2013
MI5. Role revealed in the discovery of a US spy and terrorist. Feature. ES55, 2008
MI5. Syrian Surveillance. UK suspects monitored. Feature. ES91, 2014
MI5. The Security Service. Part 1. Major feature and profile. ES5, 2001
MI5. The Security Service. Part 2. Major feature and profile. ES6, 2001
Mirror of 9/11. Plot to destroy British Airways airliner thwarted. ES73, 2011
Moscow's Trojan Horse. Royal Protection counter-intelligence unit removes suspected Russian listening device from Balmoral Castle. ES60, 2009
Munich Security Conference 2018. Heads of Western Intelligence discuss array of topics. Deep Impact. Feature. ES114, 2018
Mystery IEDs found in Oxfordshire. MI5 consult with FBI. ES4, 2001
New addition to the Russian Assassination List as former GRU intelligence officer and MI6 agent Sergei Skripal is targeted by assassins in Salisbury, UK, using deadly Novichok nerve agent. Anatomy of the Skripal Sanction. Major Feature. ES115, 2018
New air attack by AQ identified. ES20, 2003
New changes ahead for world's intelligence services as focus drawn to New Cold War and combatting international terrorism. The New Recruiters. Major Feature. ES105, 2016
New Director of GCHQ named as Jeremy Fleming. Former Deputy-Director of MI5. Feature. ES108, 2017
New interception powers. Terror threat alarms government in UK. Grim Reality for Europe. Feature. ES95, 2015
New investigation launched into murder of British agent Denis Donaldson. ES84, 2013
New measures to stop recruitment of ISIS operatives in prisons discussed by security officials across Europe. Feature. Inside Out: The Criminal Turned Terrorist. ES116, 2018
New Scotland Yard say several UK AQ plots foiled in 2002/3. ES21, 2003
New security fears as ISIS weapons building and technology training videos surface. Bomb Makers: Selected Distribution. Major Feature. ES101, 2016
New study on Russian spy activities in UK. Russian Spycraft. Feature. ES119, 2019
New UK cyber surveillance powers. The Dark Web. Feature. ES100, 2015
New York City Subway Plot. Extradition request from US to UK for suspect. Related to NSY/MI5 operation at Cheetham Hill, Manchester. ES83, 2013
Northern Ireland. Country placed on high alert due to new terrorism fears. ES103, 2016
Notes and warnings on espionage. ES42, 2006
Number of terror plots foiled in UK revealed. ES94, 2014
Ocean Blue. The Encyclopaedia Man and Plot to Kill Queen. Feature. ES58, 2008
Officer resigns over his wife's sex role. ES56, 2008
Officials meet with US Homeland Security. ES14, 2002
Operation Crevice/Crevis and the fertiliser bomb plot. Huge AQ attack in UK foiled. ES25, 2004
Operation Crevice/Crevis. The Fertiliser Bomb Plot. Targets Revealed. Feature. ES40, 2006
Operation Crevis. MI5 performed 33,000 hours of surveillance. ES48, 2007
Operation Danube. MI5-NSY Counter ISIS recruitment programme. ES100, 2015
Operation Kenova. Northern Ireland. Investigation into intel and terrorist activities from past (The Troubles) reviewed as arrest of senior MI5 spy revealed. Unforgiven: The Troubles - Embers Still Burning. Feature. ES114, 201
Operation nearly compromised by leaks. ES48, 2007
Operation Pathway. MI5 wanted more time as Downing Street announcers 'major terror plot' thwarted. ES62, 2009
Operation Pitsford. MI5 thwart AQ plot thwart worst potential attack since 9/11. ES84, 2013
Operation Rafter. MI5 Cold War operation. ES119, 2019
Operation Salt. Counter terrorist operation. ES33, 2005
Operation Uncritical. Joint investigation with Lithuanian security services stops RIRA attempt to purchase weapons for terrorist purposes. ES76, 2011
Operational Improvement Review (OIR). ES113, 2018
Operations across Manchester in AQ alert. ES25, 2004
Operations Madonna and Crystal (IRA countermeasures). ES7, 2002
Osama bin-Laden. London plot uncovered by MI5. ES2, 2001
Pakistan Embassy, London. MI5 bugging operation. ES86, 2013
Parsons Green Station, London. Terrorist attack. Major Feature. ES111, 2017
Plot to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May foiled. Feature. ES113, 2018
Plot to free AQ prisoners by helicopter foiled. ES62, 2009
Queen Elizabeth unveils plaque at former HQ building in London commemorating 100 years of operations. Heads of GCHQ, MI6 and MI5 attend ceremony. Feature. ES120, 2019
RAF Lakenheath. ISIS plot to attack USAF servicemen foiled. The USAF Air Force Base Plot. Feature. ES102, 2016
RAF Mildenhall. ISIS plot to attack USAF servicemen foiled. The USAF Air Force Base Plot. Feature. ES102, 2016
Record number of terrorism-related arrests in UK. Major Feature. ES113, 2018
Records released show MI5 and other UK agencies launched 30,000 bugging operation in 12 months. ES30 2004/5
Recruitment drive launched to increase personnel. ES7, 2002
Recruitment. MI5 reject anyone over 5ft 11 inch tall. ES25, 2004
Red Eye Sting. Investigation into the joint MI5-FBI operation in the early 1990s which prevented the PIRA from obtaining surface-to-air missiles in the Northern Ireland conflict. Lock On: The Worldwide Search for a Deadly Weapon. Major Feature. ES115, 2018
Regional headquarters to be established throughout UK to tackle AQ. ES37, 2005/6
Release of classified papers reveal UK diplomat David Floyd acted as a KGB spy. Burn After Reading. Feature. ES115, 2018
Release of intelligence files on MI5's famous spycatcher Guy Liddell. ES82, 2012
Report on FSB spying circulated: 'Security Service Espionage Alert'. ES33, 2005
Royal Wootton Bassett. Three AQ plotters plead guilty to terror charges. ES84, 2014
Rumours abound that next heads of MI5 and MI6 will be female. All Change at MI5 and MI6? Feature. ES115, 2018
Russia espionage in West surpasses Cold War levels. Spymaster: The New Illegals. Major Feature. ES110, 2017
Russia poses a substantial threat over its espionage activities. Warning. ES33, 2005
Russian hitman arrested after sting operation in the Hilton Hotel. ES50, 2007
Satyr. Microphone programme. ES86, 2013
SEAP. Security Equipment Assessment Panel. UK Defence and intelligence. ES2, 2001
Secret Armies. Elite UK surveillance unit returns to North Ireland as terrorists strike. Feature. ES62, 2009
Secret Campus Wars. Feature on AQ infiltration of British universities. ES36, 2005
Secret under MI5 officer 'Jack King' inspiration behind a legendary spy character. Feature. ES90, 2014
Security Minister Lord West warns 'great terror plot forming. Feature. ES59, 2008
Security planning begins ahead of 10th anniversary of London 7/7 bombings. Feature. ES91, 2014
Security Service concerns as AQ targets 2012 London Olympic Games. ES74, 2011
Security Service disable sarin gas plan in London. ES35, 2005
Security Service operation uncovers huge Atlantic Ocean airplane bomb plot. ES43, 2006
Security Service surveilling 30-strong SVR spy ring in London. ES51, 2007
Security Service thwarts VJ (Victory in Japan) Day plot by ISIS in London. ES99, 2015
Security Service warn of a 'great terror plot' forming in UK. ES59, 2008
Security Service warns of Hinduja brothers (Gopichand and Srichand). ES2, 2001
Sergei Skripal. New Scotland Yard, MI5 and MI6 examining 5,000 hours of CCTV footage and array of other evidence. Feature. ES117, 2018
Service accused of complicity in torture of former Guantanamo inmates. Feature. ES62, 2009
Service and chemical plot safe house. ES41, 2006
Service and CIA interrogation methods. ES64, 2009
Service cancels all leave ahead of London Olympics. ES79, 2012
Service cool towards use of telephone tap secured intelligence. ES54, 2008
Service did not see 'shoe bomber' Richard Reid's connection to AQ. ES7, 2002
Service involved with countering 30 AQ plots involving 200 groups or networks and 2,000 individuals. ES55, 2008
Service loses track of AQ suspects alleged to have smuggled SAM-7 surface-to-air missiles into UK. ES16, 2003
Service monitors young Britons attempting to reach al-Qaida training camps in North Africa. ES76, 2011
Service offers 2,000 pounds for lost MI5 laptop computer. ES57, 2008
Service officer quizzed over CIA interrogation methods of AQ suspects. Feature. ES61, 2009
Service probes assassination attempt on London-based Russian banker German Gorbuntsov. Feature. Underworld: The Assassination List. ES81, 2012
Service responds with major listing of 7/7 rumours and reality. Feature. ES48, 2007
Service searches for AQ operatives who groomed Exeter restaurant bomber. Feature. ES59, 2008
Service seeks to bring in new IT experts and retire 'old hands'. ES67, 2010
Service sees surge in job applications. ES33, 2005
Service stations for A4 Watchers Division on the move. ES49, 2007
Service to increase personnel from 4,000 to 5,000 by 2020. ES106, 2016
Service traces AQ media unit and identify its creator. ES57, 2008
Service warns of rising tensions in Northern Ireland. ES83, 2013
Service warns of Russian espionage upsurge whilst UK combating terrorism. Feature. ES48, 2007
Service warns UK subjected to 1,000 cyber attacks an hour. ES82, 2012
Sinn Fein to 'sue' over MI5 bugs. ES1, 2001
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, Police Commissioner on New Scotland Yard-MI5/MI6 liaisons. ES105, 2016
Sir Roger Hollis. Family links to the Tsar. See Strange But True. Feature. ES99, 2015
Slovakian cafe sting traps RIRA men. ES10, 2002
SOI. Subjects of Interest. MI5 Prioritisation System. ES113, 2018
Soviet Spy in MI5? Infamous traitor may have been protected by MI5 insider. Feature. ES58, 2008
Speculation and theories abound concerning GRU operation targeting former GRU officer and MI6 agent Sergie Skripal. Feature. The Kremlin Rumour Mill. ES118, 2018
Spooks drama 'thwarting' recruitment drive. ES37, 2005
Spycatchers net former MI6 officer, Daniel Houghton, as he tries to sell national secrets for two million pounds. ES68, 2010
SSB. Secret Service Bureau. See Woodborough Hall, Nottinghamshire and Cumming, Sir George Mansfield Smith. Ghosts of Mansfield Cumming. ES100, 2015
StB (Statni Bezpecnost) Czechoslovakia State Security Service. Cold War recruitment programme targets British officials. A historical and indepth examination of StB operations. Parliament Spies: Recruitment, Defectors, Entrapment and Denials. Major Feature. ES115, 2018
Stephen Lander, Director-General. Lecture. ES1, 2001
Stormy Water. Feature on MI5 and alleged torture. ES67, 2010
Strange But True series. Various bizarre case files. ES56, 2008
Strange But True. Feature. MI5's Room Service. Bugging operations across London. ES57, 2008
Suicide truck bomb plot investigated. ES26, 2004
Support for 42 Days terror detention. Feature. ES56, 2008
Surveillance footage of AQ Crevice gang with fertiliser. ES44, 2006
Surveillance increase on suspect AQ recruiters at UK universities. ES44, 2006
Surveillance of Trans-Atlantic Bomb Plotter. Feature. ES55, 2008
Surveillance Success. Feature. MI5 disable Christmas bomb attacks in London and other UK cities. ES72, 2011
Surveillance. MI5 has 20 on-going counter-terrorist operations against AQ cells in UK. ES41, 2006
Surveillance. Post-war changes and new technologies. See Tradecraft - Surveillance. The Changing Face of Surveillance. A Necessary Dark Art? Part 2 ES94, 2014.
Surveillance. The Changing Face of Surveillance. A Necessary Dark Art? Part 1. Feature. Informative overview covering the last one hundred years of this vita intelligence element. ES93, 2014l
Suspected assassin of Boris Berezovsky identified. Feature. ES57, 2008
SVR. Directorate S. Putin, The Illegals and SVR Espionage. ES110, 2017
T-Branch (Irish Section). ES3, 2001
Telephone tap information. Debate on use in UK courts. ES54, 2008
Tentacles of ISIS. Feature. ISIS operatives and supporters launch and prepare attacks in Canada, UK, America and Europe. ES94, 2014
Terrorism and security threats to UK. UK Eyes Only. Major Feature. ES113, 2018
Terrorism arrest statistics UK. ES111, 2017
The Female Touch. Feature. MI5 drive to increase numbers of female operators. ES49, 2007
The Intel Walk-in. Feature. Service recruits French agent to infiltrate terror group. ES79, 2012
The Recruiters. How would-be jihadists are using tradecraft to recruit and travel to Syria and Iraq. Feature. ES92, 2014
The Registry. ES63, 2009
The Ricin Plot (2003). Threads to other AQ-UK operations in London and Manchester (2009). ES74, 2011
The Spies Who Wrote Me. MI5 officer faces legal action to block publication of new book. Feature. ES74, 2011
The Strange Case of Moazzam Begg. MI5 documents. Feature. ES93, 2014
The supposed MI5/Army plot to bring down the British Government. (The Wilson Plot). Feature. ES40, 2006
The Wilson Plot. MI5 respond officially. ES41, 2006
Threat Level Black. Feature. MI5 uncover plot to kill thousands of civilians. ES16, 2003
Tinkerbell. MI5 telephone wiretap operation. ES79, 2012
Top Secret. Operation Crevice/Crevis. Service warns about release of intelligence. Feature. ES68, 2010
Tracking Jewish terrorists in 1946. ES18, 2003
Trial concludes of ISIS cell plotting attacks in London. See ISIS Mid-2018 intelligence overview on the current status of the war with ISIS and cooperation between governments to defeat its military fighting forces and ideology - this as terrorist activities continue. ISIS/DAESH. Major Feature. ES116, 2018
True Spies. How MI5 infiltrated political subversives. ES14, 2002
Tube Plot. MI5 discover plot to flood Underground with nerve gas sarin. ES1, 2001
Two ETA operatives arrested in London. ES80, 2012
Two major AQ attacks foiled after 7/7 - admission. ES37, 2005/6
UK Graduate Recruitment Review. MI5 popularity over MI6. ES49, 2007
UK Jihadists Most Bloodthirsty in Syria. Feature. ES91, 2014
UK Public Inquiry concludes former FSB officer Alexander Litvinenko was probably killed by FSB. Litvinenko A.k.a. Edward Redwald Carter. Major Feature. ES101, 2016
UK Secrets. Feature. MI5 Watchers Service garages. ES33, 2005
UK spy chiefs join to mark 100th anniversary of the end of WWI. UK Intelligence Support. Feature. ES119, 2019
Under Observance. Feature on 21/7 bombers as MI5 surveillance at breaking point. ES39, 2006
Undercover MI5 operation thwarts ISIS plot. Cell Password ISIS. Feature. ES110, 2017
Undercover operations in prisons launched to monitor AQ recruiters. Feature. ES60, 2009
Underground London operation identified AQ terror cell maker. ES60, 2009
Unidentified Assassin. Plot to kill Boris Berezovsky foiled. ES61, 2009
Universities and Terrorists. Feature. MI5 continues to seek out al-Qaida's hidden sleepers. ES74, 2011
Universities infiltrated by MI5. ES16, 2003
Use of a Removal Firm. (See Spy Tradecraft). ES72, 2011
Violent anarchist plot in London thwarted. ES4, 2001
Wanted - Vehicle Body Repair Technicians. Service advertises for new staff. ES49, 2007
Warning of attack issued to Downing Street. ES7, 2001
Warning on deadly viruses. Feature. ES46, 2007
Warnings issued of AQ determination to use a radioactive bomb. ES45, 2006
Winegard, Gisela. MI5 Documents released. Dark Money, Communists and Nazi Spies. Major Feature. ES113, 2018
Worldwide Surveillance. Tracking and surveillance of sleeper, active lone wolf terrorists by international intelligence agencies. Major Feature. ES107, 2017
WWII project using trained peregrine falcons to kill pigeons sent by German spies. (See Animals and Espionage). ES72, 2011
Y-Files. Feature. ES118, 2018