Alex Younger

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 Men who had been arrested by Syrian Democratic Forces soldiers over suspected links to the Islamic State being  held in Deir al-Zour province, Syria. Photograph: Ivor Prickett/The New York Times

Shamima Begum left London as a 15-year-old schoolgirl to join Islamic State in Syria. Four years later and with a baby born days ago, she has pleaded (...)

Huawei has caved in to demands by UK security officials to address serious risks found in its equipment and software in an attempt to avoid being shut(...)

Mike Ashley: “The mainstream high street as we think about it today is already dead. Dead. They can’t survive. Their patient has died.”

Ryanair is challenging an Irish tax law that is forcing it to levy income tax on employees who don’t live here. The law that requires the airline to t(...)

Alex Younger, chief of the Secret Intelligence Service  –  known as MI6 –  at the University of St Andrews on Monday in Scotland. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/Getty Images

The head of the UK’s secret service, Alex Younger, signalled security concerns over the Chinese telecoms group Huawei in a rare speech that underlined(...)

President-elect Donald Trump at a  news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York on Wednesday. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP

His denials – at least some of them – were emphatic, even by the standards that Donald Trump has come to be judged by. The dossier, he said, was a con(...)