More than 100 Britons arrive in Malta after Libya evacuation

More than 100 Britons have arrived in Malta after being evacuated from Libya, where fighting between rival armed factions has spread in the capital.

The British survey ship HMS Enterprise evacuated 110 Britons. The British ambassador to Libya, Michael Aron, said the group included 30 children, 12 infants, four pregnant women and one elderly and sick person.

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British Embassy convoy shot at in Libya

A British Embassy convoy came under fire during an attempted carjacking in Libya according to Michael Aron, the UK's ambassador to the country.

Embassy staff escaped unscathed from the attack which occurred this morning.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) recently updated its travel advice to state: "British nationals in Libya should leave now by commercial means."

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