Carol King-Eckersley tells of her 'double tragedy' after deciding to track down her only child, put up for adoption 45 years ago
Abdel Basset Al-Megrahi
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Sunday 07 July 2013
Twenty-one years ago, Alan Tealing’s wife and daughter were killed in the bombing of a transatlantic flight over Scotland. Tealing, a lecturer in English literature at a Scottish university, has dedicated the years since to “The Case” – “the gathering and sifting of information, the analysis of so-called facts and challenging of so-called evidence”.
Sunday 30 June 2013
As the 25th anniversary approaches, James Robertson is the first British novelist to tackle the Pan Am Flight 103 terrorist outrage
Sunday 20 May 2012
Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi has died in Tripoli, his brother said today.
Saturday 14 April 2012
The Lockerbie bomber has been admitted to hospital for a blood transfusion, it was reported last night.
Thursday 29 March 2012
Monday 27 February 2012
Scotland's Justice Secretary is facing demands to make a statement to Holyrood after it was claimed he sent a message to the Lockerbie bomber that he should drop his appeal against conviction to smooth the way for his compassionate release.
Tuesday 24 January 2012
The police force investigating the Lockerbie bombing has increased the number of officers involved in the inquiry.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
Plans for "open and transparent" publication of a report that questions the Lockerbie bomber's conviction took a hit after Scotland's Justice Department said it may have to accommodate data-protection law, European human rights and the concerns of UK and US intelligence agencies in a redacted version of the findings.
Tuesday 30 August 2011
The British and US governments were last night accused of ignoring the law and engaging in "international politicking" over the Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi.
Monday 29 August 2011
The Lockerbie bomber has been tracked down to his villa in Tripoli, where he is apparently comatose and near death, CNN has reported.
Monday 29 August 2011
William Hague yesterday sought to play down concerns that the new Libyan government will refuse to hand over the man suspected of shooting WPC Yvonne Fletcher and the Lockerbie bomber.
Thursday 25 August 2011
The Scottish Justice Secretary said officials are trying to contact Libyan rebel leaders as part of efforts to track down the Lockerbie bomber.
Paul Wilkinson: Leading authority on international terrorism who survived an IRA attempt on his life
Tuesday 23 August 2011
Professor Paul Wilkinson's lengthy career as one of Britain's foremost academics in the field of terrorism lasted from the 1970s heyday of IRA bombing to the recent shocking violence in Norway.
Sunday 14 August 2011
A father who lost his daughter in the Lockerbie bombing said today he was concerned for the safety of the man convicted of the atrocity as he announced he was stepping down from frontline campaigning.
Thursday 28 July 2011
Rebel council recognised as 'sole governmental authority', with £91m of assets to be unfrozen
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
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