Lockerbie bombing remembered on 25th anniversary

Memorial services are taking place to mark the 25th anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing which killed 270 people. In a joint statement, British, US and Libyan authorities vowed to "deepen" their cooperation in investigating the atrocity.

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Salmond: Never forget victims of Lockerbie disaster

Lockerbie has been a welcoming place for the relatives who died in the disaster, First Minister Alex Salmond said today.

Speaking to BBC News, Mr Salmond added: "Out of disaster, there are the bonds of friendship.

"I don't think you ever move on, you certainly never forget, but people do rebuild their lives and many have."

First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond prepares to lay a wreath during Lockerbie memorial service Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire
First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond after laying a wreath Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

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