Flights cancelled to Benghazi

Air Malta has cancelled its flights to Benghazi on Thursday following the Foreign Office's advice for Britons to leave.

In a statement on the website the airline said:

Whilst Air Malta regrets any inconvenience caused, the airline will always place the safety and security of its staff and customers as its highest priority.


Brits urged to leave Benghazi

The Foreign Office today urged British nationals to leave Benghazi in Libya "in response to a specific, imminent threat to westerners".Germany and the Netherlands have warned their citizens to do the same.