(From Guardian Unlimited)
A government official who left highly classified documents about al-Qaida and the capabilities of the Iraqi security forces on a train is to be charged under the Official Secrets Act, the Guardian understands.
The official was seconded from the Ministry of Defence to work for the Cabinet Office's joint intelligence committee when he left the documents on a train from Waterloo station in June.
The documents were passed to the BBC before being handed to the police.
After consulting the attorney general, Baroness Scotland, the Crown Prosecution Service recommended that the official should be charged. He has been …