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Weapons and explosives smuggled through airport

THE FAMILIES of those killed in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing called for tighter security at airports yesterday after weapons and explosives were smuggled through Edinburgh airport by undercover inspectors.

FOCUS: ETHICAL TOURISM: Sun, sea and a little ethnic cleansing

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US pariahs back in fold

THE UNITED States was due to relax sanctions against Iran, Libya and Sudan last night, an important step in its warming relationship with three countries once considered pariahs by Washington.

Monitor: All the News of the World - Lockerbie bombing

Opinion on the extradition of two Libyans to the Netherlands for trial under Scottish law

Lockerbie deadline `was spin'

Lockerbie deadline `was spin'

Media: A contract for justice

Since 1992, Channel 4's Trial and Error team has overturned 20 cases of miscarriage of justice. Now their success has won them a new contract.

Lockerbie relatives meet Blair

BRITISH RELATIVES of the victims of the Lockerbie bombing met Tony Blair at Downing Street yesterday, the first meeting between a Prime Minister and the families in the ten years since the disaster.

Obituary: Sir Robert McCrindle

ROBERT MCCRINDLE was the perennial Tory backbencher. He would have found himself out of sympathy with the current Conservative anti- European fashions. A Conservative MP for 22 years, he might also have found himself to the left of Tony Blair's New Labour party on social policy, had he not stood down in 1992 after major surgery in 1989.

Words terror

There ought to be a better word for the sort of people who maimed some women and children in the Cape Town bomb attack last week. "Terrorists" won't quite do.

Blair asks Libya for Lockerbie suspects

THE PRIME MINISTER yesterday called on Libya to hand over the two suspects involved in the Lockerbie bombing. "The United Nations has made it quite clear now that it supports this way forward," Tony Blair said. It is obviously important that Libya complies.
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