How Colonel Gaddafi’s death made headlines around the world
Just hours after the dictator met his brutal end, news channels around the world were ablaze with reports surrounding his capture in Sirte and images of his dead body.
Footage also emerged soon after of Gaddafi, alive, being marched through the streets by militants calling for his execution.
Here’s how Colonel Gaddafi’s death made headlines in the UK and around the world…
Our own front page shows Gaddafi’s body laid out in a mosque in Misrata with the headline ‘Don’t shoot! Don’t shoot!’ showing how the tyrant begged for his life.
Under the same headline, the Daily Mail shows a battered and bloodied Gaddafi being marched through the streets of Sirte by militants.
The Independent front page shows footage of Gaddafi being attacked and thrown across a car bonnet.
The image of a disorientated and bloody Gaddafi features on the front page of The Times.
The Metro tells of how Gaddafi was reduced from a “mad dog” to a “cowering rat”.
The Daily Express shows Gaddafi in his military finery with the contrasting headline “Gunned down in a sewer” showing how the dictator was finally caught.
The Sun highlights Gaddafi’s victims in the UK, referring to the Lockerbie bombing, IRA Semtex victims and the death of PC Yvonne Fletcher.
The Guardian shows the image of Gaddafi’s dead body which was first shown around the world to prove the dictator’s death.
The Daily Telegraph shows how Gaddafi was shown “no mercy” as he begged for his life.
A Pakistani newspaper tells readers “It’s over”.
Gaddafi’s death is reported in Sri Lanka
A man picks up a copy of a newpaper in China to read about Gaddafi’s death.