The value of frozen Libyan assets held by the UK has risen to £12 billion but they cannot be used to compensate victims of its support for Irish republican terrorism, the Government has disclosed.
A woman whose police inspector father died in the IRA’s Harrods bombing has accused the Libyan government of turning its back on victims.
More than 100 people have died in a shipwreck off the Libyan coast and the remaining survivors are being held in detention in the country, a humanitarian campaign group has claimed.
Libyan security forces have stormed the headquarters of the country’s national oil company in the capital Tripoli shortly after gunmen had taken hostages and set off explosions in the building.
North-east man who fought for justice ‘in tears’ after arrest in probe into death of Yvonne Fletcher
A FORMER policeman from the North-east today said he was in tears after finding out that an arrest had been made in connection with the death of his colleague.