The security services have decided to widen the net for suppliers of state-of-the-art spyware for "covert surveillance".

The Government’s communities secretary, Eric Pickles, has hit out at the BBC, Royal Mail and Ofsted for trying to hide their use of covert surveillance powers without any judicial oversight or transparency.

Notorious hacktivist collective Anonymous struck a blow to the British government’s online infrastructure earlier this week, bringing down the Ministry of Justice’s official site in a spate of attacks.

The military's "top-heavy" command will be cut by a quarter under the latest in a wave of defence cuts, the Government has said.

Airport-style security screening is being considered for Tube and mainline stations across London, it has been revealed.

Twin brothers who admitted raising money in England to fund terrorism abroad have been jailed for three years.

Prime Minister David Cameron has thanked RAF and Royal Navy personnel at RAF Northolt in Greater London for their role in delivering a safe Olympic games.

The United States Air Force is training more personnel to operate drone aircraft than it is conventional manned fighters and bombers, the country's outgoing air force chief has said.

Five people have been charged with terrorism offences following arrests by the Metropolitan police counter-terrorism command

Despite an additional 1,200 troops placed on standby for possible duties at the Olympics, Government ministers believe there's no current need to deploy more soldiers.

Ramora UK has successfully removed the second of two WWII pipemines that had been buried underground for some 60 years on land that currently forms part of the BAE Systems site at Cowes on the Isle of Wight.

An unprecedented number of public safety organisations used the Airwave Service during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations setting a new record for the number of users communicating on the same platform in one location.

The inaugural Counter Terror Expo US conference and expo serving the US counter-terror community, has been hailed as a success.

Two detectives have visited Libya as part of the ongoing investigation into the murder of WPc Yvonne Fletcher.

The US journal Science has published research on how a mutant bird flu may spread among mammals and possibly humans, following months of controversy over the risks of bioterrorism.

An advertisement for an anti-shatter window firm warning of the possibility of a terrorist attack during the Olympics has been banned for causing undue fear and distress, a watchdog said.