Beijing says UK watched ‘too many 007 movies’ amid spy row


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British intelligence service MI5 has issued an alert to UK MPs claiming an “agent of the Chinese government” has been “active” in parliament Beijing has strongly denied claims that Christine Lee was working on behalf of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to interfere in UK politics by infiltrating the country’s parliament, accusing MI5 of “smearing and intimidation.” Responding to the claims made public on Thursday, the Chinese Embassy in London hit back at MI5 and the UK government, stating that it has “no need” to “buy influence in any foreign parliament.” Mocking the allegation, China’s foreign ministry spokesperson, Wang Wenbin,...