News Scars of war: A bullet-riddled Gaddafi mosaic in Tripoli

Establishing a relationship of “trust” with the LIA allowed the bank to make $350m from a series of trades worth $1bn that ultimately proved worthless

LSE admits 'failings' on Libya cash

The head of the London School of Economics (LSE) today said a report criticising its acceptance of a £1.5 million donation from Libya showed "failings in our governance and management".

Archie Bland: In Topeka or Harare, a sense of humour is a must

There are a lot of reasons it was stupid of Kansas governor Sam Brownback's staff to get their knickers in a twist when a teenager tweeted that their boss "sucked", but chief among them is surely this: Mr Brownback now looks slightly more like Robert Mugabe.

Despite the fall of the Gaddafi regime, tensions still exist

Patrick Cockburn: This was always a civil war, and the victors are not merciful

The purge of Gaddafi supporters is made more dangerous by infighting between the militias

Libya eyewitness: 'Who gave me permission to run a prison? I don't need it'

Militias from Misrata said the 30,000 people who once lived in Tawargha will not be allowed back
After three months on the run, Saif al-Islam, was captured and brought to the mountain town of Zintan

Tug-of-war looms over fate of Gaddafi's heir

Saharan fighters who captured Saif al-Islam are unwilling to surrender him to Tripoli

Leading article: In the Gaddafi clan's end is Libya's new beginning

In one respect, the capture by pro-government forces of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi brings the victorious Libyan uprising to its appropriate conclusion. Until Saif was seized, it was just about possible for remnants of the old regime to hope that their defeat might prove temporary; now the revolution is complete.

Omar Ashour: Why Libyans won't let Saif go easily

The arrest of Saif Gaddafi yesterday marks the end of the last influential figure in the Gaddafi family. I met Saif twice. And based on my experience, he will not disappear without creating controversy.

Libya trial pledge over Gaddafi son

David Cameron revealed tonight that he has received assurances from Libyan leaders that captured fugitive Seif al-Islam will be tried in line with international standards.

Fighters from Zawiya city fire a rocket towards the Warcfana tribe about 40km outside Tripoli

Seven fighters die as rival militia groups clash in Libya

Leaders try to maintain stability as groups jockey for influence in the new regime

My friend, the fixer

Reporting on the uprising in Libya, Patrick Cockburn recruited an idealistic Tripoli hotel worker as his guide. Shortly before Gaddafi's fall, Ahmed Abdullah al-Ghadamsi was killed. This is his tribute

Condoleezza Rice: My creepy dinner with Gaddafi

Reliving one of her more excruciating moments as America's top diplomat, Condoleezza Rice has described how she had to endure a "creepy" encounter with the late Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi.

Robert Fisk: What the killing of Gaddafi means to Syria

Two days before Gaddafi was murdered, I was reading the morning newspapers in Beirut and discovered a remarkable story on most front pages.

Court 'in talks with Gaddafi son'

The International Criminal Court is in indirect negotiations with Muammar Gaddafi's son about his possible surrender for trial, the chief prosecutor said today.

Out of sight: Gaddafi buried as an outcast

NTC orders inquiry into killings of former dictator and son after they had been captured alive

Libya to investigate Gaddafi death

Libya's interim leader has ordered an investigation into Muammar Gaddafi's death after strong international pressure.

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Smash hit go under the hammer

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Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
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