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Former SAS sniper to learn whether he will face re-trial

An Iraq veteran whose conviction forillegally possessing a pistol and ammunition was overturned will learn today whether his legal ordeal is at an end.

Sally and Danny Nightingale leave the High Court in London after winning his appeal in March 2013 Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Former SAS sniper Danny Nightingale won his appeal against the conviction last month but was ordered to stand re-trial.

Today he will seek to convince a military court that this would not be in the public interest.