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Wreath marking Mull of Kintyre disaster
03 Jun 2024

Yesterday marked 30 years since the Mull of Kintyre helicopter crash, in which 29 people lost their lives including four members of MI5.

Threat level for Northern Ireland related terrorism in Northern Ireland reduced to SUBSTANTIAL
06 Mar 2024

The terrorism threat level for Northern Ireland related terrorism in Northern Ireland has been reduced to 'SUBSTANTIAL'.

Northern Ireland|Terrorism|Threat Level
MI5 publishes pay gap report for 2023
15 Feb 2024

MI5, SIS and GCHQ publish pay gap reports.

Men in suits on stage in front of flags from different countries, engaged in discussion.
17 Oct 2023

The heads of the Five Eyes domestic intelligence agencies today launched new advice to help organisations protect themselves against the security threats posed by nation states.

Partnerships|Speeches and statements|State threats
Director General welcomes National Security Act
12 Jul 2023

MI5 Director General Ken McCallum has welcomed the National Security Act receiving royal assent.

Speeches and statements
Ken McCallum delivering Bowman lecture
30 Jun 2023

Our director general, Ken McCallum, delivered the annual Bowman lecture at The University of Glasgow earlier this month.

Speeches and statements
King Charles III speaking at MI5 headquarters
06 May 2023

Alongside the rest of the nation, we are delighted to celebrate the coronation.

Speeches and statements
MI5 publishes gender pay gap report for 2022
30 Mar 2023

Today, MI5, MI6 and GCHQ have published their gender pay gap reports

Threat level to Northern Ireland from Northern Ireland-related terrorism raised to SEVERE
28 Mar 2023

MI5 has raised the threat level for Northern Ireland-related terrorism in Northern Ireland.

Threat Level
NPSA logo
13 Mar 2023

As part of the Integrated Review Refresh, the government has announced the creation of the National Protective Security Authority to help businesses and organisations defend themselves against national security threats.

Partnerships|State threats|Terrorism