The Court of Appeal has thrown out an appeal by Michael Adebowale to have his minimum 45 year sentence reduced.
It comes after judges rejected an appeal by his co-defendant Michael Adebolajo against his conviction.
Lee Rigby's wife sobbed with relief in court as the decision was announced.
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