Teesside grandmother loses High Court appeal over legal funding

British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford has lost a High Court battle over a UK Government refusal to fund her appeal against a death sentence imposed by an Indonesian court after she was found guilty of drug smuggling.

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Death penalty Brit legal bid

A legal challenge will be heard in the British courts in the case of a woman on death row in the Far East. Lindsay Sandiford, originally from Redcar, has been sentenced to death by firing squad.