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Funeral of Lockerbie bomber

The funeral of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi has taken place at Tripoli's main cemetery. He died yesterday after a long battle with cancer.

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Cameron rejects Megrahi probe plea

David Cameron has dismissed calls for a fresh inquiry into the conviction of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi in the wake of his death.

The Prime Minister also reiterated his stance that the Libyan terrorist should never have been released from jail on compassionate grounds nearly three years ago.

Former Libyan intelligence officer Megrahi was sentenced to life in prison for the 1988 bombing of a US airliner over the Scottish town which claimed 270 lives.

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