BBC Denied Naming MI5 Officer who ‘poses danger to women’

Attorney General Suella Braverman applied for an injunction to prevent a BBC story from identifying an MI5 agent without confirming or denying his status as an agent. The BBC submitted that revealing his identity would not put him at risk, … Continue reading BBC Denied Naming MI5 Officer who ‘poses danger to women’

BBC issued with ‘breach of confidence’ clause to stop a spy’s exposure

IN AN EFFORT TO PREVENT THE COUNTRY’S PUBLIC BROADCASTER FROM REVEALING THE IDENTITY OF A BRITISH INTELLIGENCE OFFICER WORKING ABROAD, THE UK GOVERNMENT USED A RARELY USED “BREACH OF CONFIDENCE” CLAUSE. Since the so-called Spycatcher case in 1987, this is … Continue reading BBC issued with ‘breach of confidence’ clause to stop a spy’s exposure