The Bank of England has produced a plan that will see intelligence about cybercrime discovered by British security agencies such as GCHQ in Cheltenham (above), being shared with institutions. Photograph: PA

Five masked men entered the Royal Bank of Scotland branch in Tollcross in Edinburgh last month, brandishing weapons as they threatened staff and deman(...)

A piece of new graffiti street art, claimed to be by the secretive underground guerilla artist Banksy, which appeared on the side of a house in Cheltenham this weekend. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Mysterious street artist Banksy appears to have unveiled his latest creation — targeting the issue of British government surveillance. T(...)

 File image of GCHQ headquarters. Britain’s electronic eavesdropping agency has secretly accessed fibre-optic cables carrying huge amounts of internet and communications data, according to documents disclosed by whistleblower Edward Snowden. Photograph: Barry Batchelor/PA Wire

Britain’s spy agency GCHQ has tapped fibre-optic cables that carry international phone and internet traffic and is sharing vast quantities of personal(...)

Social media serves up a special sort of security challenge, and one that is often still poorly recognised and understood by governments and la(...)