Alistair Burt
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British nationals 'leaving Libya' says Foreign Office

Gun battles have been erupting during the night in several areas of Tripoli, as the uprising in Libya against Colonel Gaddafi continues.

The Foreign Office says British nationals in the Libyan capital are being shipped out to Malta this morning.

Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt says a "relatively small" number of UK nationals are currently still in Tripoli, and many of those have reasons to stay.