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Thames House, MI5’s headquarters. Photograph: iStock

The UK government is to introduce legislation in parliament on Thursday that would give undercover agents the legal authority to commit crimes. The H(...)

Protesters in Bahrain: the suggestion that the sharing of experience, best practice and skills should not happen until after the human rights issues have gone away doesn’t add up. Photograph: Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters

Bahrain’s record on human rights has been repeatedly criticised following the treatment of protesters in the wake of the “Arab Spring” of 2011. Mos(...)

Ibrahim Halawa was arrested in August 2013

The chairman of the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee has been granted permission to meet Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa (19), who has been detained(...)

Fifteen years go by in the blink of an eye. It’s that long since Mos Def’s debut album appeared. The Brooklyn rapper was no naive tyro – he’d relea(...)