What we have heard in the last 24 hours is further, extremely significant scientific evidence. It appears to show that the evidence found in the third quarter of 1989 – the circuit board fragment – was not consistent with the digital timer that the prosecution alleged to have been used.
[The same newspaper contains an opinion piece (in my view, distinctly odd), by former Chief Inspector of Prisons, Clive Fairweather. It reads in part:]
When Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi and his co-accused were in Kamp van Zeist, I met with both in the process of examining the conditions they were being held in.