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Threat level to Northern Ireland from Northern Ireland Related Terrorism lowered to SUBSTANTIAL

Today, MI5 has lowered the threat level to Northern Ireland from Northern Ireland Related Terrorism (NIRT) from 'SEVERE' to 'SUBSTANTIAL'.

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MI5 marks LGBT+ History Month 2022

This February MI5 is proud to be marking LGBT+ History Month. In keeping with this year’s 'art' theme, throughout February MI5’s LGBT+ network will be hosting a series of events for our staff to explore and celebrate the expression of the LGBT+ community in art. We’ll be hosting talks, putting on book clubs, exploring the evolution of LGBT+ art and even creating an LGBT+ community art project. 

MI5 publishes Gender Pay Gap report 2021

MI5, along with SIS and GCHQ, has published its Gender Pay Gap report for 2021.

MI5 marks International Day for Persons with Disabilities

Today MI5 is marking International Day for Persons with Disabilities, which aims to increase awareness of disabilities and promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.

MI5 Named as 'Top 75 Employer' for Social Mobility

The Social Mobility Foundation Index recognises the organisations that are taking the most action to ensure they are open to talent from all backgrounds


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MI5 didn't 'officially' exist until 1992