Tag: Media groups

Spy agencies to get stronger powers, but what exactly will they be?

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The attorney general, George Brandis, said it was the most significant reform of Australia’s spy agencies’ powers since the 1970s, but what did we learn during the Senate debate this week? The first national security legislation amendment bill, which increases

UK files on murdered spy Litvinenko must stay secret, rules coroner

Media and widow of Russian excluded from pre-inquest hearing in London on William Hague's request to withhold evidence Media groups have expressed disappointment after a coroner ruled that secret government files on the murdered Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko would be