Carol King-Eckersley tells of her 'double tragedy' after deciding to track down her only child, put up for adoption 45 years ago
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Sunday 23 June 2013
The former Tory minister Lord Fraser of Carmyllie has died suddenly aged 68.
Wednesday 17 April 2013
As he briefed reporters in Boston on Tuesday afternoon, FBI special agent Richard DesLauriers detailed some of the physical clues the authorities had found during their investigation into Monday's bomb attacks: "Pieces of black nylon, which could be from a backpack, fragments of BBs [ball bearings] and nails, possibly contained in a pressure cooker device."
Kim Sengupta: There are clear reasons why many believe the Lockerbie trial was a miscarriage of justice
Monday 21 May 2012
Analysis: The prosection evidence was circumstantial and the testimony of a key witness was shaky
Sunday 20 May 2012
Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi has died in Tripoli, his brother said today.
Sunday 15 April 2012
The family of Lockerbie bomber Abdulbasit al-Megrahi said yesterday that he had received 11 litres of blood in an emergency transfusion.
Thursday 29 March 2012
Tuesday 24 January 2012
The police force investigating the Lockerbie bombing has increased the number of officers involved in the inquiry.
Tuesday 30 August 2011
The end of the Gaddafi era in Libya was always likely to leave much unfinished business. It is now apparent that this includes the fate of many migrant workers, and perhaps mercenaries, from elsewhere in Africa. But especially for the US and Britain, it also includes the truth about the Lockerbie bombing and the culpability of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, who served eight years for the crime in a Scottish prison. As the Gaddafi regime crumbled, calls multiplied for Megrahi, who was returned to Libya on compassionate grounds two years ago, to be returned to Scotland to complete his sentence.
Monday 29 August 2011
The father of one of the victims of the Lockerbie bombing today called for the man convicted of the atrocity to be left in peace to die.
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.
Sunday 28 August 2011
William Hague today played down suggestions that the new Libyan government will block fresh efforts to secure justice for the Lockerbie bombing and Yvonne Fletcher murder.
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.
Wednesday 15 June 2011
Experts cast doubt on claims yesterday that the Libyan airline employee cleared of the Lockerbie bombing could stand trial under double jeopardy laws.
Sunday 03 April 2011
Scottish police and prosecutors are to meet Foreign Office officials to discuss Libyan defector Musa Kusa.
Saturday 02 April 2011
At least 12 Libyan rebels are reported to have been killed by a coalition plane enforcing the no-fly zone.
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