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Lockerbie and Fletcher investigations to reopen

The new Libyan government has given British police the go ahead to begin new investigations into the Lockerbie bombing and the shooting of PC Yvonne Fletcher, Alistair Burt has said. The Forgien Office Minister told the Guardian that Libya's new rulers have promised to co-operate by allowing British investigators into the country to reopen their investigations.


The government will continue to deport failed Iraqi asylum seekers despite an announcement from the European Court of Human Rights objecting to the practice, Foreign Office minister Alistair Burt has said.