'I just trust they'll make the right decision': Staffordshire mother the day before MOD compensation hearing

Susan Smith will hear tomorrow if Supreme Court judges will allow her to sue the MOD for negligence on behalf of her son Private Phillip Hewett. The High Court has already blocked her.


Soldiers' families 'can sue MoD'

The Supreme Court has ruled that relatives of three soldiers killed in Iraq can sue the MoD for damages. The families say it failed to provide them sufficient protection after they were killed by roadside bombs while in lightly armoured Land Rovers.