Hundreds Of RAF Staff To Be Axed

Posted 30.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Hundreds of RAF staff will be sacked this week, with workers supporting operations in Libya at risk of the axe. Ground crew an...

'Only One Yvonne Suspect Living'

Posted 30.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Only one of the Libyans suspected of involvement in the murder of PC Yvonne Fletcher is believed still to be alive, it has been r...

NTC To Receive £1 Billion In Frozen Libyan Currency

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK

Foreign Secretary William Hague has announced that the United Nations is to unfreeze 1.86 billion Libyan Dinar, around £1 billion sterling, currently...

Paul Vale

Police To Investigate Yvonne Fletcher's Murder In Libya | Paul Vale | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK

Negotiations are underway between Whitehall and Libya’s National Transitional Council to allow British police to travel to Tripoli to investigate th...

Aisha Gaddafi Gives Birth In Algeria

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK

The daughter of ousted Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi has given birth to a baby girl in Algeria, a day after fleeing across the border, officials the...

Libyan Interim Council Issues Ultimatum To Gaddafi Loyalists

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK

Libyan rebels fighting against the remnants of Colonel Gaddafi's regime have given his forces until Saturday to surrender. The leader of the interi...

Libya Accuses Algeria Of 'Act Of Aggression' After Gaddafi Family Flee Across Border

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK

Parts of the border between Algeria and Libya have reportedly been closed after Muammar Gaddafi's closest family members were confirmed to have fled t...

Hunt For Gaddafi As Family Flees

Posted 29.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Muammar Gaddafi's close family is said to have fled Libya as the hunt for the ousted dictator continues. Gaddafi's wife Safiya...

Foreign Office Staff Move To Reopen British Embassy In Tripoli

PA | Posted 29.10.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A team of UK officials has begun work in Tripoli towards the reopening of the British Embassy in the Libyan capital. The Forei...

Tripoli Resident: We Are Still Scared Of Gaddafi

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 29.10.2011 | UK

Colonel Gaddafi still poses a threat to Libya, the National Transitional Council has warned, as a Tripoli resident revealed many citizens are still sc...

Former MI5 Boss: Pre-War Iraq 'Was No Threat To UK'

Posted 28.10.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Iraq posed no threat to the UK when then prime minister Tony Blair took Britain to war there, former MI5 boss Dame Eliza Manningh...

Lockerbie Bomber Found In Tripoli, Said To Be Near Death

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2011 | UK

Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi has been tracked down in Tripoli and is said to be near death. Al-Megrahi was found by news chann...

William Hague Looks For Justice From Libya

Press Association | Posted 28.10.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- William Hague has played down suggestions that the new Libyan government will block fresh efforts to secure justice for the Locke...

Sunday Roundup

Carla Buzasi | Posted 27.10.2011 | UK
Carla Buzasi

As I type this, the British government has just pledged to financially support the International Committee of the Red Cross as it steps up essential help for those injured during Libya's week of conflict, with aid for up to 5,000 wounded, along with food and household essentials for another 690,000. The announcement comes as a quiet reminder that in amongst the headline-grabbing images of rebels waltzing their way round Gaddafi's glitzy mansion, this uprising, like the others that preceded it across the Middle East and Africa this year, this has not been a conflict without horrific casualties.

Rebel Leaders Pledge To End Tripoli Supply Shortages

Posted 27.10.2011 | UK

Tripoli residents have been promised food, fuel and medical supplies as rebel forces fought their way towards Colonel Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte. ...

PHOTOS: Libyan Rebels Tour The Gaddafi Family Lifestyle

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.10.2011 | UK

Rebels who have captured the houses of Colonel Gaddafi's daughter Aisha Gaddafi and his son Hannibal Gaddafi took media photographers on a 'tour' of w...

Developments In 1984 Shooting Of WPC At Libyan Embassy

Press Association | Posted 27.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Eyewitness reports from the day a policewoman was shot dead at the Libyan embassy in London have shed new light in the 27-year hu...

How Will History Judge Britain's Role In Libya?

Jolyon Rubinstein | Posted 25.10.2011 | UK Politics
Jolyon Rubinstein

Whether one agrees that Britain should have taken a leading role in the Libyan conflict or not, there are a number of key issues that seem to have been forgotten or simply poorly reported in the mainstream media.

Britain Pledges Aid To Libya As Humanitarian Crisis Deepens

PA | Posted 26.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Britain is providing millions of pounds in emergency aid for Libya amid fears of a humanitarian disaster following the overthrow ...

Libya in a Post Gaddafi era

Dr Jonathan Gilmore | Posted 26.10.2011 | UK Politics
Dr Jonathan Gilmore

As the rebel leaders celebrate in Tripoli, what seems almost certain is the end of Colonel Gaddafi's 42 year reign as "Brotherly Leader and Guide of the Revolution".

Caption Competition: What Did Blair Say To Gaddafi?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.10.2011 | UK

Estranged Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi is currently on the run from his own people following the storming of Tripoli by the National Transitional C...

British Jets Attack Gaddafi's Bunker In Hometown Of Sirte

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.10.2011 | UK

British planes have fired missiles at a bunker in Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed. ...

The Fragility of Libya Will Expose a Security Problem for Africa and Europe

Daniel Furr | Posted 25.10.2011 | UK Politics
Daniel Furr

An Orwellian state cease to exists; but the war is not over, yet.

Frustration Builds As Hunt For Gaddafi Continues

PA | Posted 25.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi remains on the run and defiant as outbreaks of fierce fighting continued on the streets o...

A Victory for the Libyan People - and the UN

Mark Seddon | Posted 25.10.2011 | UK Politics
Mark Seddon

There are lessons to be learned once the proverbial dust settles and lessons that will not take away from the righteous celebrations now taking place across Libya.