Wife makes bid to clear Marine A's name

The wife of a former Royal Marine from Taunton found guilty of murdering a Taliban fighter is submitting a bid to the Criminal Cases Review Commission to have his case referred back to the Court of Appeal. Psychiatrists claim Alexander Blackman was suffering from a 'recognised mental illness' at the time that went undiagnosed.

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Exclusive: We speak to Claire Blackman after the parliamentary debate

Our political correspondent Bob Constantine spoke exclusively to the wife of jailed Royal Marine Alexander Blackman, Claire, following the debate in parliament, which she said left her feeling "very positive".

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