Clare Hollingworth’s press card.
Clare Hollingworth was one of the most accomplished foreign correspondents of the 20th century. Here's another of her big scoops.
Alan Turing is now feted – but what of other gay people in government service?
Hundreds, if not thousands, of gay people had their careers and lives blighted by official discrimination.
Comrades in treachery: Donald Maclean (left) and Guy Burgess.
New papers shed light on the aftermath of the dramatic flight of two of the notorious 'Cambridge Spies'.
British foreign secretary Anthony Eden having a confidential chat with Soviet ambassador Ivan Maisky.
The Scheffer-Voskressenski family.
Ivan Maisky was Russia's ambassador to the Court of St James from 1932 to 1943. By charming his way into Britain's inner circles he arguably passed on more secrets than the infamous Cambridge Five.