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Doris Gardiner was one of the last survivors of a long-forgotten Second World War tragedy that, in its scale, sadly rivals both Aberfan and Lockerbie. But for her mother's illness on that fateful day, she would almost certainly have been yet another of the many names so poignantly recorded on the village war memorial.
The Obama administration has condemned the decision to release the Lockerbie bomber and called for him to be sent back to a Scottish jail.
He's played more stand-up gigs than you've had Irn Bru pies, and wouldn't play the Pleasance even if they wanted him to.
David Cameron bowed to mounting pressure for a review of the decision to release the Lockerbie bomber yesterday as the affair cast a shadow over his talks with President Barack Obama at the White House.
Euro MP queries decision on Russian friend's firm
Forensic science evidence to be reviewed as Scottish detectives seek fresh leads
Foreign Secretary makes 'no apology' for improving relations with Tripoli
The Scottish Justice Secretary faced down a barrage of angry criticism from members of the Scottish Parliament today amid mounting dismay over his decision to release the Lockerbie bomber.
First minister blocks call for debate over man found guilty of Lockerbie bombing
Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi is dying of cancer in prison. A compassionate, early release should not be misconstrued as weakness
MSPs want Scottish Parliament to debate proposed compassionate release for the Lockerbie bomber
Relatives of passengers killed on Pan Am jet fear public inquiry will be shelved as soon as bomber is set free
20 years after terrorists struck at its heart, a community has resolved to move on, reports Jerome Taylor
A Walter Mitty type convinced the Americans he was a Libyan intelligence agent when he worked in the agency's garage
For almost 30 years, Clive Hornby played Emmerdale's longest-running character, Jack Sugden, the flat cap-wearing elder son of the matriarchal Annie Sugden, who was facing widowhood after the death of her farmer husband Jacob when the serial began – as Emmerdale Farm – in 1972.