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'UK ambassador' conversation broadcast on Libyan State TV

Libyan State TV has broadcast what it claims is a telephone conversation that took place between Richard Northern, the British ambassador to Libya - who left the country last week - and a spokesman for Libyan former justice minister Mustafa Abdel Jalil.

A British diplomatic team who were detained in eastern Libya after landing there two days ago have been freed, the Foreign Office has confirmed.

The BBC's Daniel Boettcher reports.