The Italian press is reporting that there appears to be a diplomatic spat between Libya and EU countries in the Schengen agreement. It seems that some travellers arriving in Libya were sent back. link here http://www.corriere.it/esteri/10_febbraio_15/libia-stop-ingressi-paesi-schengen_4de9525e-1a3b-11df-8cad-00144f02aabe.shtml and let Google translate for you. Britain is not part of the Schengen agreement, but you never know, we might get dragged in to this. If you are planning to visit there over the next few days, it might save you some grief if you check before starting your journey.