Posts Tagged “abdelbaset ali al-megrahi”

Nick launches 'Don't Short Change Our Troops' campaign

by Stephen Tall on September 2, 2009

It’s been a busy day for Nick… speaking out on the Prime Minister’s contortions over the release of Mr Al Megrahi, confirming his intention to accept Sky News’s invitation to a televised leaders’ debate, as well as launching a new (…)

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Top of the Blogs: The Golden Dozen #132

by Stephen Tall on August 30, 2009

Welcome to the 132nd of our weekly round-ups from the Lib Dem blogosphere, featuring the seven most popular stories according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (23rd August – 29th August 2009), together with a hand-picked quintet, partly courtesy of LibDig, (…)

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CommentIsLinked@LDV… James Graham: Nick Clegg – where have you been?

by Stephen Tall on August 30, 2009

Over at The Guardian’s Comment Is Free blog, Lib Dem blogger James Graham has a pop at the Lib Dem leader for squandering the political opportunity presented by a quiet August. Here’s an excerpt: Where was Nick Clegg when #welovetheNHS (…)

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Daily View 2×2: 30 August 2009

by Stephen Tall on August 30, 2009

2 Big Stories Sunday Times: Lockerbie bomber ‘set free for oil’ Today’s Times has the big story: The British government decided it was “in the overwhelming interests of the United Kingdom” to make Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi, the Lockerbie bomber, (…)

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Kennedy speaks out on Megrahi

by Stephen Tall on August 28, 2009

While Nick Clegg has publicly disagreed with the SNP Scottish executive’s decision to release convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Al Megrahi, former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy has joined David Steel in declaring his belief that the decision was the (…)

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Lib Dems step up pressure on Brown over Lockerbie comments silence

by Stephen Tall on August 25, 2009

Gordon Brown has, after five days’ silence, commented on the Scottish government’s decision to release on compassionate grounds Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, the Libyan convicted of involvement in the Lockerbie bombing. Mr Brown said he was “repulsed” by the welcome Mr (…)

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Brown’s silence on Megrahi: “absurd” says Clegg, “right” says Steel

by Stephen Tall on August 24, 2009

Nick Clegg has today condemned Gordon Brown for issuing no statement following the release on compassionate grounds of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Al Megrahi: Although the decision to release Megrahi was a Scottish one for which Gordon Brown was (…)

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