Libya war: in pictures

France, Britain and the US have led attacks on Libya’s army, airbases and other military targets.

Above, Libyan rebels walk past military vehicles belonging to Gaddafi's forces which were bombed by the French airforce in al-Wayfiyah.

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Men examine the rubble after a missile totally destroyed an administrative building in Gaddafi's residence complex, Tripoli, 20 March 2011.

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The building, which was about 50 metres (165 feet) from the tent where Gaddafi generally meets guests, was flattened.

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A US F16 plane takes off from the Aviano Airbase last night. The US, UK and France targeted Libya with Tomahawk missiles and air strikes into the early hours of today. Gaddafi has declared the Mediterranean a "battlefield".

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A gathering was called by the authorities at the Shati al-Hinshir cemetery in Tripoli, to mark the burial of people who they said were victims of attacks by western warplanes.

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Gaddafi supporters shout slogans during a rally at the same cemetery.

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Libyan rebels wave their flag on top of a wrecked tank belonging to Gaddafi's forces on the western entrance of Benghazi. The top US military commander Michael Mullen said the government's offensive on Benghazi has been stopped.

All photographs: AFP/Getty Images

Samira Shackle is a freelance journalist, who tweets @samirashackle. She was formerly a staff writer for the New Statesman.

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Tissues and issues for Labour: Corbynite celebrity Charlotte Church votes Plaid Cymru

The singer, who championed Corbyn's leadership, has voted for Labour's rivals in the Welsh Assembly election.

Charlotte Church, hot on the anti-auserity campaign trail and a regular at pro-Corbyn rallies, has voted for Plaid Cymru.

Here is her tweet supporting Labour's rivals, on the day of the Welsh Assembly elections:

The singer's vote suggests she has fallen out of love with Corbyn; she had previously made her support for the Labour leader known by performing at "Jeremy Corbyn for PM" fundraisers for him, and writing an endorsement of his leadership:

"The inverse of Nigel Farage, he appears to be a cool-headed, honest, considerate man, one of the few modern politicians who doesn’t seem to have been trained in neuro-linguistic programming, unconflicted in his political views, and abstemious in his daily life. He is one of the only politicians of note that seems to truly recognise the dire inequality that exists in this country today and actually have a problem with it. There is something inherently virtuous about him, and that is a quality that can rally the support of a lot of people, and most importantly, a lot of young people. With the big three zero on the horizon for me, I don’t know if I still count as a “young person”. What I can say is that for the first time in my adult life there is a politician from a mainstream party who shares my views and those of most people I know, and also has a chance of actually doing something to create a shift in the paradigm, from corporate puppetry to conscientious societal representation."

And, as Guido points out, Church is not the only celebrity Corbyn champion who has witheld support for Labour today. The actor Emma Thompson, who backed Corbyn for Labour leader, has endorsed the Women's Equality Party in the London mayoral election.

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