Lockerbie


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Lockerbie

(ˈlɒkəbɪ)
n
(Placename) a town in SW Scotland, in Dumfries and Galloway: scene (1988) of the UK's worst air disaster when a passenger jet (Pan Am flight 103) was brought down by a terrorist bomb, killing 270 people, including eleven residents of the town. Pop: 4009 (2001)
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Top team The Queensberry Trophy competition, sponsored by JA & AM Vevers, Agricultural Drainage Contractors, was held at Lockerbie Ice Rink last Thursday evening.
An account of the Lockerbie Bombing by former Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill is to be published by Biteback Publishing, literary news company The Bookseller revealed on Wednesday.
Kenny MacAskill was criticised yesterday after revealing plans to publish a book about the Lockerbie bombing and his decision to free the man convicted of the atrocity.
A RELATIVE of a Lockerbie terror victim believes he has identified a key suspect who armed the bomb in the 1988 airline atrocity.
A LOCKERBIE disaster hero who found love with a victim's mum is to have his ashes scattered back home after dying in America.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Foreign Ministry strongly rejected and condemned the Qatar-based al-Jazeera TV channel's unfounded allegations about Tehran's involvement in the 1988 attack on a PanAm flight over Lockerbie in Scotland.
Neil BerryIt was 25 years ago in December that Pan Am Flight 103 from London to New York exploded over the Scottish town of Lockerbie killing 270 people.
WREATHS were laid by the families of the victims of the Lockerbie bombing on the 25th anniversary of the atrocity.
Prime Minister David Cameron on Saturday expressed Britain's "unconditional admiration" for the families of the victims of the Lockerbie bombing on the attack's 25th anniversary.
Memorial services will also be held on Saturday at Westminster Abbey in London and in Lockerbie, again at the same time of day the tragedy struck.
AN Egyptian terrorist will be named this week as a likely suspect in the Lockerbie jet bomb horror.
THE UK Government last night insisted that the investigation into the 1988 Lockerbie bombing remains open, despite reports that the new Libyan government regarded the inquiry as over.