Couple found dead in "murder suicide" after family called police when they didn"t phone over Christmas

Couple found dead in 'murder suicide' after family called police when they didn't phone over ChristmasPolice discovered bodies of Judith Ann Brierley, 67, and Kim Matthews, 62 | UPDATED: 20:16 GMT, 30 December 2012 A couple in their 60s have been found dead in a suspected murder-suicide after concerns were raised that they had not contacted relatives over Christmas. The pair are believed to be Judith Ann Brierley, 67, of Ealing, west London, and Kim Matthews, 62, of the same address, although formal identification has not yet taken place.

Price of Blair"s tawdry deal in the desert: 2m payout to buy silence of dissident handed over to Gaddafi"s torturers

Price of Blair's tawdry deal in the desert: 2m payout to buy silence of dissident handed over to Gaddafi's torturersSami al-Saadi says his family were captured and flown via Hong Kong to be handed over to Colonel GaddafiUK government denies liability for the extraordinary rendition in 2004It came after Tony Blair's infamous 'deal in the desert' with GaddafiDocuments found after Gaddafi's downfall showed the CIA knew of the British involvement Human rights groups call for a full inquiry into the case | UPDATED: 23:39 GMT, 13 December 2012 Payout: Sami al Saadi was given 2.2m to 'buy his silence' A dissident abducted and handed to Colonel Gaddafi’s torturers with the alleged help of Tony Blair’s government was given 2.2million last night to buy his silence. Sami al Saadi, 45, was dispatched with his wife and four young children back to his native Libya where he was imprisoned and maltreated. The ‘rendition’ operation – conducted with apparent MI6 support – took place only three days after Mr Blair visited Libya for the now infamous 2004 ‘deal in the desert’.