Libya and a stain on Britain"s conscience

Libya and a stain on Britain’s conscience | UPDATED: 23:54 GMT, 13 December 2012 Britain has long been shamed by the grubby relationship between the Blair government and the murderous Colonel Gaddafi regime. The terrorist – who funded IRA attacks in Britain, and feted the Lockerbie bomber – was indulged, fawned over and brought in from the cold by our ex-Prime Minister, who was desperate to get his hands on lucrative Libyan oil contracts. Yet the squalid antics of the Blair administration have not only left a stain on this nation’s conscience.

Fury at Facebook online casinos: Social network is "tempting young to gamble" with new betting games

Fury at Facebook online casinos: Social network is 'tempting young to gamble' with new betting gamesCritics say the deal with gaming group 888 will create 'tomorrow's generation of problem gamblers'Users will be able to place bets of up to 500 on Las Vegas-style slot machines Experts warn the deal could cause 'the floodgates to open' as more gaming companies utilise social network sites | UPDATED: 23:16 GMT, 12 December 2012 Facebook has been accused of creating ‘tomorrow’s generation of problem gamblers’ by rolling out real money casino games. Under a lucrative deal with online gaming company 888, the social networking giant will offer Las Vegas-style slot machines and games such as roulette and blackjack

Illegal trafficking of timber and other wildlife products is worth 12bn a year

Illegal trafficking of timber and other wildlife products is worth 12bn a yearConservation group WWF warns there is rising demand for rhino horn It is used as a cancer medicine or 'hangover cure' in AsiaEven UK zoos are at risk from criminal gangs trying to steal rhino horn | UPDATED: 01:50 GMT, 12 December 2012 Trafficking of wildlife and products such as timber and rhino horn is one of the world's biggest illegal trades, worth 12 billion a year, conservationists have warned.