NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: has sought political asylum in Russia. File photograph: Glenn Greenwald/Laura Poitras/Courtesy of The Guardian/Handout via Reuters

Germany’s Foreign Ministry said today it had asked the British ambassador to come and discuss a report that Britain was operating a covert spying sta(...)

Among the many disappointing things about the The Fifth Estate, the woeful Wikileaks film that opens in cinemas tomorrow, is the fact that Peter Ca(...)

An empty passenger seat believed to be reserved by former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden is seen on a plane to Cuba in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

The United States is urging Russia to expel spy agency leaker Edward Snowden to the US to face justice, the White House said tonight.US officials are (...)