Secret Intelligence Service


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Noun1.Secret Intelligence Service - the government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible for internal security and counterintelligence overseas
international intelligence agency - an intelligence agency outside the United States
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: MI6 revealed it was seeking to cast off its macho James Bond image in an attempt to bring more women and ethnic minority recruits into the Secret Intelligence Service.
ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: MI6 revealed it was seeking to cast off its macho James Bond image in an attempt to bring more women and ethnic minority recruits into the Secret Intelligence Service. BIRTHDAYS: Bob Dylan, singer/ songwriter, 78; Patti LaBelle, singer, 75; Dave Peacock, singer (Chas & Dave), 74; Priscilla Presley, actress, 74; Jim Broadbent, actor, 70; Alfred Molina, actor, 66; Rosanne Cash, country singer, 64; Kristin Scott Thomas, actress, 59; Eric Cantona, former footballer, 53; Jo Joyner, actress, 42.
Tanner is an employee of the Secret Intelligence Service who acts as M's Chief of Staff.
William first spent a week with the Secret Intelligence Service, also known as MI6, which deals with foreign intelligence and protects the UK from risks abroad.
"The post explained the first week of the Duke that started at the Secret Intelligence Service, "The Duke's assignment began with a week at the Secret Intelligence Service - MI6 - who work secretly overseas, developing foreign contacts and gathering intelligence that helps to make the UK safer and more prosperous.
"These agencies are full of people from everyday backgrounds doing the most extraordinary work to keep us safe." The prince, who has a military background, began the secondment at the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) -- better known as MI6 -- whose spies work around the world gathering information and furthering British interests.
The Duke of Cambridge had an intensive course with teams at MI6, the UK's Secret Intelligence Service which in the film world employs 007, currently played by Daniel Craig.
Alex Younger, chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, or MI6, says Al-Qaeda is back on the rise after the collapse of Daesh.
Pointing out that the British government has in fact set up a secret intelligence service is widely operating in Europe, the United States and Canada recruiting local members of the political, military, academic and journalism and is led by the analysis center based in the British capital London.
This study of clandestine warfare waged by Britain during World War II draws on previously classified documents now available in the British National Archives about the sabotage activities carried out by the secret intelligence service and particularly Section D throughout Europe.