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Scotland rejects assisted suicide; terminally ill can go to Libya instead

The Scottish Government is set to oppose any relaxation of the laws surrounding assisted suicide, insisting that no matter how poorly you may be, there is always hope. They cite the example of a terminally ill man with only days to live who they sent to Libya 2 years ago, where he is apparently still going strong.

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Posted: Jan 6th, 2012
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Fleeing Gaddafi fails to evade chugger

'is there to be no escape from these rats?'Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, after eluding the entire rebel forces, has finally been tracked down by an English charity collector called Geoff.

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Posted: Sep 4th, 2011
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Downtown Tripoli drag scene welcomes highly unconvincing newcomer

Finished with Divine classic 'You think you're a man...'The act, who goes under the name of ‘Gena’, attracted curious glances last night from regulars at the trendy Tariq’s venue off Green Square.

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Posted: Aug 29th, 2011
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Gaddafi to return home early from holiday to sort out unrest

will have to get back to that Dan Brown novel when this is all overGaddafi has promised that detention centres and torture chambers throughout Tripoli would remain open through the night to bring those guilty to justice.

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Posted: Aug 25th, 2011
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Defiant BBC veteran war reporter Simpson vows to carry on

‘They say I’m finished. I’m not finished,’ said a defiant John Simpson today from the underground security of his secret HQ in Tripoli. The legendary reporter, who came to power in 1969 after a bloody coup at the BBC, was speaking on the lunchtime news as the forces of the Young Correspondents Coalition inched ever closer through the war-ravaged Libyan capital.

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Posted: Aug 24th, 2011
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