The one puzzle that GCHQ has never been able to solve… As the spy agency issues its annual Christmas codebreaking challenge

The one puzzle that GCHQ has never been able to solve… As the spy agency issues its annual Christmas codebreaking challenge

If you plan to spend a portion of Christmas curled up on a warm sofa pondering that day’s crossword puzzle, then you owe at least a small vote of thanks to a man called Leonard Dawe. An exceptional footballer, who played for both Southampton and England’s amateur team before World War I, Dawe had settled … Read more

How fans of the Operation Mincemeat West End musical discovered the REAL identity of the WWII plot’s unsung heroine

How fans of the Operation Mincemeat West End musical discovered the REAL identity of the WWII plot’s unsung heroine

She was, or so they all thought, just a secretary.  Tea rounds, dictation, letter-writing: Hester Leggatt was a hard-working member of staff at MI5, often spotted pacing the hushed corridors of 57-58 St James’s Street, London, where the service was based during World War II, and keeping the other secretaries in line. Colleagues there knew … Read more

Six French airports evacuated after bomb threats as Molotov cocktail is hurled at Berlin synagogue with Europe on red alert after wave of deadly terror attacks

Six French airports evacuated after bomb threats as Molotov cocktail is hurled at Berlin synagogue with Europe on red alert after wave of deadly terror attacks

Six French airports have been evacuated over suspected bomb threats on the same day a synagogue in Berlin was firebombed, as Europe remains on high alert after an ISIS terrorist killed two people in Brussels in the wake of Hamas attacks on Israel. The airports of Lille, Lyon, Nantes, Nice, Toulouse and Beauvais received bomb … Read more

REVEALED – A terror attack has ALREADY been carried out in the UK ‘because of Gaza’: Asylum seeker in custody over alleged crime ‘told police they wanted to avenge deaths of Palestinians’

REVEALED – A terror attack has ALREADY been carried out in the UK ‘because of Gaza’: Asylum seeker in custody over alleged crime ‘told police they wanted to avenge deaths of Palestinians’

An asylum seeker, who is said to have wanted to avenge the deaths of people in Gaza, has carried out a suspected terror attack in Britain, it was claimed last night. The man, who came to the UK in 2020, told police that he had done it for ‘Palestine‘, according to The Telegraph. The suspect … Read more

Sharon Stone’s stalker hell: Hollywood icon and family are ‘living in fear’ from ‘obsessed’ Hungarian army veteran who was caught on CCTV outside her sister’s home and sent ‘creepy’ letters claiming he fathered star’s love child

Sharon Stone’s stalker hell: Hollywood icon and family are ‘living in fear’ from ‘obsessed’ Hungarian army veteran who was caught on CCTV outside her sister’s home and sent ‘creepy’ letters claiming he fathered star’s love child

Sharon Stone and her family are ‘living in fear’ from an obsessive stalker who has been on a ‘mission’ to contact the Hollywood A-lister for the past two years. ‘Unrelenting’ Sandor Boros, a London-based former special forces veteran of the Hungarian army, claims he had a secret son called Jason with his ‘angel’ Sharon in 1986 … Read more

Five Eyes intelligence chiefs are all pictured together for the first time ever – as MI5 boss warns Britain is seeing ‘sharp rise in aggressive attempts’ by hostile states like China to steal tech secrets

Five Eyes intelligence chiefs are all pictured together for the first time ever – as MI5 boss warns Britain is seeing ‘sharp rise in aggressive attempts’ by hostile states like China to steal tech secrets

The alliance was formed in the wake of the Second World War   By Rebecca Camber Crime And Security Editor In Palo Alto, California Published: 06:24 BST, 17 October 2023 | Updated: 07:52 BST, 17 October 2023 Britain is seeing a ‘sharp rise in aggressive attempts’ by hostile states to steal technology secrets, the head of … Read more

Amazing Hampstead mansion that was home to Royal Academy artist Angela Latham and her MI5 husband that still features her original murals could be yours for £11million

Amazing Hampstead mansion that was home to Royal Academy artist Angela Latham and her MI5 husband that still features her original murals could be yours for £11million

Frognal Rise House, which once housed Royal Academy artist Angela Latham and her MI5 husband, has hit the market at a staggering £11million. Images show the history behind the grade II listed building, located in Lower Terrace, Hampstead, NW3,  as it goes up for sale for the first time since 1937. The Grade II listed 6,340 sq. … Read more

Topline travel: Raffles London at The OWO

Topline travel: Raffles London at The OWO

Topline travel: Raffles London at The OWO By Sophie Hines For You Magazine Published: 12:16 BST, 30 September 2023 | Updated: 17:47 BST, 30 September 2023 Luxury line Famous for its Singapore property, Raffles has landed in the UK. Raffles London at The OWO has 120 de luxe rooms and suites, renowned chefs, lavish spa … Read more

From mother with love: James Bond creator Ian Fleming was doomed to never the marry the woman he really loved – so made her 007’s mother instead, biographer says

From mother with love: James Bond creator Ian Fleming was doomed to never the marry the woman he really loved – so made her 007’s mother instead, biographer says

From mother with love: James Bond creator Ian Fleming was doomed to never the marry the woman he really loved – so made her 007’s mother instead, biographer says New biography on Bond creator says doomed love sculpted spy’s family set-up  By Dan Sales Published: 13:26 BST, 23 September 2023 | Updated: 13:36 BST, 23 … Read more