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PM insists 'no snub' as Obama spurns one-to-one

Gordon Brown will not have a formal one-to-one meeting with President Barack Obama during his four-day visit to the United States that starts today.

Law officer 'deplores' Lockerbie bomber bid to clear name

Scotland's top law officer tonight fiercely criticised a move by the Lockerbie bomber to proclaim his innocence.

MacAskill's brother embroiled in Lockerbie row

Scotland's Justice Secretary today faced fresh questions over his decision to free the Lockerbie bomber after it was revealed he had past family links to the oil industry.

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Justice and mercy in the Lockerbie bomb case

Government 'did not want Lockerbie bomber freed'

One of Gordon Brown's closest allies suggested today that the Prime Minister had not wanted the Lockerbie bomber freed.

Andrew Grice: Brown's day of reckoning is getting closer

Time is running out - this relaunch may be Mr Brown's last

Leading article: The Holyrood headache

If the dilemma of whether or not to release the convicted Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, constituted the first serious test of the Scottish National Party-led minority government at Holyrood, it was a test that Alex Salmond's party ended up passing.

Steve Richards: Brown cannot stay silent when the media spotlight is upon him

Blair advocated first and developed policy second; Brown opts for the reverse

Andrew Grice: Will Lockerbie row really damage US-UK relations?

oday's newspapers are full of stories about the damage that the release of the Lockerbie bomber will do to relations between America and Britain.

Scottish Government loses Lockerbie vote

The Scottish government was defeated tonight in a Holyrood vote on the Lockerbie affair.

Lib Dem leader condemns bomber release 'cynicism'

The release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi was a "picture of cynicism and buck-passing", Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg said today.

Cameron calls for inquiry into Megrahi release

An inquiry should be held into the release of the dying Lockerbie bomber, Conservative leader David Cameron said today.

Scotland: Lockerbie decision based on 'justice'

The decision to release the only person convicted in the Lockerbie bombing was based on justice rather than commercial decisions, a senior Scottish politician said Monday.

US offered 'millions' to keep bomber in UK

Revealed: Britain and America's major disagreement over where Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi should end his days

David Cameron steps up calls on Gordon Brown over Lockerbie bomber

Tory leader David Cameron today stepped up calls for Gordon Brown to express an opinion on Scotland's decision to release the Lockerbie bomber.

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