Mark Townsend

Mark Townsend

    Million Africans mass in Libya for trip to UK

    Up to a million migrants have gathered in Libya, from where they will attempt to sail across the Mediterranean for Europe and, ultimately, the United Kingdom. New estimates reveal that there are two million migrants massed in the North African country and that half of them plan to sail to the European mainland and travel on to Britain in the hope of building a new life.

    Animal organ lab secrets out

    The previously hidden world of vivisection can now be exposed. A huge volume of confidential documents — the largest yet set of data concerning animal experiments in the United Kingdom — has finally been released after the defeat earlier this month of an injunction imposed by drug companies 30 months ago.