Sergeant Danny Nightingale appeals to clear his name

Sergeant Danny Nightingale will try to clear his name at an appeal against his conviction today.

The SAS sniper was jailed for 18 months in November for illegally possessing a pistol, but released three weeks later after appealing his sentence.

The SAS sniper was jailed for 18 months in November for illegally possessing a pistol, but released three weeks later Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

At the time, Sgt Nightingale, from Crewe, Cheshire, vowed to clear his name.

His appeal will be heard at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.

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