China says Britain’s political interference claims are ‘groundless’ and may be down to ‘binge-watching 007 movies’


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China has accused British intelligence of making groundless and alarmist claims after it accused a lawyer of conducting political interference campaigns on behalf of Beijing . On Thursday MI5, the agency responsible for domestic security, circulated a warning and picture of Christine Lee Ching-kui to members of parliament which said she was “involved in political interference activities” in the United Kingdom on behalf of the United Front Work Department , a branch of the Chinese Communist Party. ‘Rib-tickling’ Chinese state media spy spoof draws response from MI6 chief On Friday, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin rejected the accusation, saying...