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Masood: from crimnal to terrorist

Regarded as a ‘petty criminal’ Khalid Masood (52)  was not considered by intelligence as presenting a terrorist threat before all at once on the 23 of March he killed at least four people and injured 20 in atrocious London attack. 192 more words


22 March 2017 London Attack: MI5 Strikes Again

Today, one day after the March 22, 2017 terrorist attack on the Westminster bridge in London, there is an admission that the attacker “was known to MI5” 101 more words

British Crime

May: London attacker born in UK

“What I can confirm is the man was British born and that some years ago he was once investigated by MI5 in relation to concerns about violent extremism. 114 more words


Joan Miller

Joan Miller was born in 1918. After the time described in this story, she lived for a short while with Maxwell Knight, but soon realised she was being used as a cover for his homosexuality, which, despite being widespread in London society, was illegal at that time. 61 more words

Maxwell Knight

Maxwell Knight, who was born in Surrey in 1900, was an eccentric. He was recruited into British Intelligence from the right wing British Fascisti, a group set up in the 1920s to counter the growing influence of the Labour Party and Trade Unions. 46 more words


I haven’t read a spy novel in years. Not because I don’t like them but I’m not a fan of classic genre books. I always prefer when a genre is subverted and that is exactly what Mick Herron has done with Slow Horses and the rest of the Jackson Lamb series. 283 more words

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