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More and more is emerging about efforts made the British government made to secure the transfer to Libya of Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi.

Nicola Sturgeon, deputy first minister of Scotland, discussed whether the release of the Lockerbie bomber was linked to trade deals.

Should the UK and US negotiate with the Taliban? A former British army commander in Afghanistan, Col Richard Kemp, said that, though it is "critically important" to talk to the Taliban in order to undermine the insurgency, it is at this point "an impossibility".

But James Fergusson, author of A Million Bullets, believed that a foreign military presence in the country is a bar to negotiations with the Taliban and that the United States and the UK should speak to its leaders.

People in England and Wales who commit crimes or behave anti-socially while drunk could now face a Drinking Banning Order - or "booze Asbo".

John Thornhill, chairman of the Magistrates' Association, discussed the new powers allowing police and councils to seek an order on anyone aged 16 and over.

And what lies behind the name of your local pub?

Author Albert Jack has been examining some of the more unusual names and explained where such titles as The Pickled Parson, The Bucket of Blood and The Swan With Two Necks come from.

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