Secret Intelligence Service

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Synonyms for Secret Intelligence Service

the government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible for internal security and counterintelligence overseas

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The RUC special branch asked Martin to spy on people on his estate for the British secret service when he was just 16-years-old.
Deveraux represents the bad side of the British secret services, who are also represented by Dudley, one of the good guys.
The royal family was routinely bugged by British secret services, the Princess Diana inquest heard yesterday
Spooks are, by nature, people who blend into the background, and that would be my only criticism of this novel - with so many suspects in the halls of the British secret services, I found it difficult to distinguish one suited spy from another.
OUR revelations today that yet another senior Sinn Fein member has been working for British Secret Services will shock the world.
The British secret services hatched a plan to kill Milosevic during the Bosnian war, but instead the idea was developed and used to kill the Princess, Dodi Fayed and driver Henri Paul in Paris, claimed renegade MI6 officer Richard Tomlinson.
US spy David Rupert knowingly committed tax fraud by not declaring payments from the British secret services, the Omagh bomb civil action heard yesterday.
Andrei Lugovoy whom Russia is refusing to extradite to face trial for the murder in London of Alexander Litvinenko, claimed that the British secret services wanted to use his company as cover to get agents into Russia.
He spent several years in a Soviet prison camp as a traitor for helping the British Secret Services.
Mr Al Fayed, 71, is convinced the British secret services were responsible for the deaths.
And British secret services were implicated in the "global intelligence failure".
Al Fayed has repeatedly claimed Diana and Dodi were murdered by British secret services because their relationship was embarrassing to the royal household.
Why would the British secret services have gone to the trouble of creating five lengthy volumes when a couple of letters would have done?
On the eve of the Second World War, anti-fascist reporter Carlo Weisz finds he's being pursued by the Italian, French and British secret services - then he falls in love.
The British secret services have become among the best in the world at listening into conversations through years of combating terrorism in Northern Ireland.
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