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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 rules out fresh inquiry into al-Megrahi conviction

Abdelbaset al-Megrahi IN 1988 Credit: Press Association

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

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.

The Prime Minister said thoughts should be with the people who died in the "appalling terrorist act" and the the suffering their families have endured.

He said he is clear the court case was "properly run and properly dealt with"

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