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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    British lawmakers to expand probe into electronic surveillance following Snowden leaks

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 08:45am by Associated Press in London

    ... the public and hold open hearings as part of a widened investigation into the scale of electronic surveillance, triggered by Edward Snowden’s US National Security Agency leaks. Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee said it would probe whether Britain’s laws on intercepting private communications, drafted well over a decade ago, are still adequate in the internet age. Snowden ...

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    Newspaper forced to destroy Snowden files, editor jokes it’s ‘so Chinese can’t get them’

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 09:39am by Agence France-Presse

    ... a court battle over its publication of US security secrets leaked by Edward Snowden, the paper’s editor claimed on Tuesday. Alan Rusbridger said he was contacted by “a very senior government ... were used to detain the partner of a reporter who wrote articles about US and British surveillance programmes based on leaks from Edward Snowden. Brazilian David Miranda, the partner ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain defends detention of Snowden journalist’s partner

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 10:14am by Reuters in London

    ... partner if they thought lives might be at risk from data he was carrying from fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden. Facing legal and diplomatic complaints after police held Guardian writer Glenn Greenwald’s Brazilian partner for nine hours on Sunday - and accused by the newspaper of forcing it to trash computers holding copies of Snowden’s data - the interior minister said ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Miranda documents ‘highly sensitive’, say British police in Snowden case

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Miranda documents ‘highly sensitive’, say British police in Snowden case British police said documents seized from the partner of a journalist who has led coverage of Edward Snowden's leaks were "highly sensitive" and, if disclosed, could put lives at risk. Counter-terrorism detectives said yesterday they had launched a criminal investigation ...

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    British court allows vetting of seized Snowden data

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 08:04pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in London UK court allows vetting of seized Snowden data over national security A British court ruled yesterday that if national security issues are at stake, the UK government may look through items seized from the partner of a journalist who has written stories about documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. It was not clear ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Snowden journalist Greenwald launches legal action after partner’s detention

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 08:48pm by AP

    ... Greenwald The partner of the US journalist behind the Edward Snowden leaks launched legal action against Britain yesterday for holding him under anti-terror laws. David Miranda, a Brazilian national ... arguing any suggestion that anti-terrorism powers had been misused could undermine public support for those powers. Greenwald met Snowden in June in Hong Kong, from where he published the first ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    British court dismisses challenge to Snowden-linked detention

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:25pm by AFP

    ... Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. This judgment overwhelmingly supports the wholly proportionate action taken by the police in this case to protect national security Theresa May, British ...

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    King Edward VIII's phones bugged during abdication crisis

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian King's phones bugged during abdication crisis Ministers ordered the bugging of Edward VIII's telephones in Buckingham Palace and in his Windsor retreat at the height ... When not at the palace, Edward stayed at Fort Belvedere, his bolthole in Windsor Great Park. Edward's mistress, the American divorcee Wallis Simpson, was with friends in southern France ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Northern Ireland’s richest man killed in helicopter crash

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 01:48pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... The 70-year-old, known as Edward Haughey until he was made a peer in 2004, was founder and chairman of Norbrook, a veterinary pharmaceuticals company. Haughey owned Gillingham Hall, a stately home near ...

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    Ex-Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg arrested in Britain over Syria terror offences

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... arrests are connected," said Detective Superintendent Shaun Edwards, the unit's head of investigations. "They were pre-planned and intelligence-led." The suspects were being ...




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