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Britain plans more to tackle China’s ‘covert activities’, says MI5 spy chief Ken McCallum

The head of MI5 said Britain’s domestic spy agency wants to “do more” to tackle Chinese activities that threaten the intellectual property of UK companies and universities.In his first public remarks since taking on the role earlier this year, Ken McCallum said he would “carefully” prioritise the agency’s resources against China’s “covert activities”.He also told reporters on Wednesday that he wanted Britain to be able to intervene earlier when risks to critical national infrastructure are…

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