Secret Intelligence Service

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

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The same sale included eight oil paintings depicting prize-winning pigeons used as messengers and decoys by the British Secret Service in the Second World War.
Speaking of the claims that the British secret service had held secret talks with insurgent leaders, Mrs Hickey said: "It is quite possible that talks have taken place but there are many different groups in Afghanistan.
A 14-year-old is engaged by the British Secret Service to infiltrate the nefarious doings of a billionaire.
By this, it became evident that it meant the British Secret Service.
Spooks" is a take on the lives of British secret service agents, but has more in common with the fantasy espionage world of U.
Internationally popular suspense novelist whose character James BOND, the stylish, high-living British secret service agent 007, became one of the most successful heroes of 20th-century fiction.
The lama pays for Kim's education, and Kim finally distinguishes himself as a member of the British Secret Service.
Originating in the London of Sherlock Holmes, James Bond and the British Secret Service, The CCS Counter Spy Shops have been manufacturing and providing some of the latest and most advanced personal protection, surveillance, countersurveillance and countermeasure systems available anywhere in the international security marketplace today.
A miscast Ewan McGregor plays a teacher who, on holiday with his girlfriend (Naomie Harris), becomes embroiled in a sinister - not to mention impenetrable - conspiracy involving the Russian mafia, the British Secret Service and a money launderer.
The native Australian actress portrays writer and British secret service operative, Gertrude Bell, in the film.
The movie revolves around a couple vacationing in Antigua who become entangled in the a fight between a Russian mobster and the British Secret Service.
Well, of course, this set me thinking and brings me to the point of this letter: is it possible that, in the shrouds of time and mystery, that Wales does have its own secret service - albeit answering on a wider scale to the British Secret Service and having, obviously, its terms of reference linked to the aforementioned?
Meanwhile, series of flashbacks show how the young Eva encountered Englishman Lucas Romer in Paris in 1939, when he recruited her to work for the British Secret Service.
Flashbacks show the young Eva (Hayley Atwell) meeting suave Lucas Romer (Rufus Sewell) in Paris in 1939, and recruiting her to work for the British Secret Service.
BBC security correspondent Gordon Corera will explore the world of the British Secret Service and Adam Hart-Davis will be measuring time and time travel in The Book of Time.
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