Sunday, November 27, 2022
Newsnet needs your financial support! Donate
Subscribe

Tag: Megrahi

Scotsman newspaper in ‘Lockerbie attack’ on Salmond

by G.A.Ponsonby  The Scotsman newspaper has today used the aftermath of the Lockerbie tragedy, and the survival of Abdel Baset Al-Megrahi, to attack Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond. The...

Megrahi conviction called into question by MSPs

Holyrood’s Public Petitions Committee has claimed that there are "too many unresolved issues" surrounding the conviction of Abdelbaset Al Megrahi, the man convicted of...

Dr Jackal & Mr Hide – and another BBC remake

If a week is a long time in politics then last week must have felt like an eternity for Iain Gray. The Scottish Labour...

The al-Megrahi release: Britain, Libya, Scotland and doing business

by Gerry Hassan, The Scotsman, February 12th 2011 The al-Megrahi release may come to be seen as one of the defining moments of the...

Kenny MacAskill: I stand by Lockerbie decision

by Ben Borland, Sunday Express KENNY MACASKILL yesterday broke his recent silence over the continuing Lockerbie saga and insisted he stood by his controversial...

Revealed: the fatal flaw that will go on obscuring the...

The Megrahi Scandal: Part 2 by Kenneth Roy This week's political gamesmanship on the circumstances of Megrahi's release is a distraction from the main...

Megrahi Files: Jim Murphy knew about secret Libya letter

Documents released by the Westminster government show that former Secretary of State for Scotland Jim Murphy knew about the secret letter sent by the Labour...

The media wagons have circled to protect Labour but questions remain...

For such a huge story it has moved with amazing haste from the pages and airwaves of Scotland’s news vendors.  The decent ones have...

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...

Lockerbie, Megrahi and Labour hypocrisy – the truth comes out

by Joan McAlpine All the documents relating to Megrahi's release were made public today.  As expected they vindicate the Scottish government and are highly...