Daily Mail 
Friday, September 24, 2010
Comment: You mean those same “Irish terror groups” that are completely controlled and operated by MI5?
The threat level to Great Britain from Irish-related terrorism has gone from moderate to substantial, meaning an attack is a ‘strong possibility’, Home Secretary Theresa May said today.
It is the first time that this threat level has been published, the Home Office said. The threat from international terrorism remains severe.
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Mrs May said: ‘The Director-General of the Security Service has informed me that he has raised the threat to Great Britain from Irish-related terrorism from moderate to substantial, meaning that an attack is a strong possibility.
‘Judgments are based on a broad range of factors, including the intent and capabilities of terrorist groups.
‘This is the first time we have published the Irish-related threat assessment to Great Britain. This is in the interests of transparency and to encourage people to remain vigilant.
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