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Tag: MacAskill

Lockerbie: Abdelbaset Al-Megrahi has died

By a Newsnet reporter Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, the man who was convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, has died at his home in Libya.Mr Megrahi, who...

Megrahi agreed to drop appeal months before he met me reveals...

By G.A.Ponsonby  Scottish Justice Minister Kenny MacAskill has revealed that Abdelbaset al-Megrahi had given a written undertaking to drop his appeal against conviction for...

Scots won’t buy a ‘pig in a poke’ says MacAskill who...

By G.A.Ponsonby  Justice Secretary Kenny McAskill has today called on Unionists to spell out what new powers they propose to offer the people of...

First Minister demands “full apology” from Labour party after trade mission...

By G.A.Ponsonby  Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has demanded a “complete apology at the earliest possible opportunity” from the Labour party after an MSP...

Labour reeling: last ditch smear attempt fails as Megrahi files finally...

A last ditch attempt at smearing the Scottish government on the Megrahi issue has failed spectacularly after official documents exonerated the SNP’s handling of...

Diane Abbott voices support for MacAskill over Megrahi release

  Labour leadership hopeful Diane Abbott has today voiced her support for the decision to release Abdelbaset Al Megrahi on compassionate grounds. Ms...

The correct decision

  Kenneth Roy   Friday would be a good day to be out of the country. The first anniversary of the release from...

Iain Gray attacks Scottish doctors Megrahi evidence

The leader of Holyrood’s Labour group, Iain Gray, has launched an astonishing attack on the integrity of the medical evidence that led to the...