Mother claims her soldier son had 'no right to life'

Susan Smith from Tamworth in Staffordshire lost her son Phillip Hewett in Iraq during a bomb attack. She claims his equipment, a snatch Land Rover, was inadequate.


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.