There was disappointment for Marine A's wife and legal team today as the judge denied his bail application. Alexander Blackman from Taunton is currently serving a life sentence for shooting a wounded Afghan fighter 5 years ago.
Speaking a little earlier our political correspondent David Wood us that for a judge to release a convicted murdered on bail there has to be exceptional circumstances and the judge in this case clearly didn't think there were any.
Claire Blackman and their legal team now has their focus set on his appeal which will happen towards the end of January/early February.
Alexander Blackman - or Marine A - has been in and out of the headlines since 2012. Here's how his tale has unfolded.
Sergeant Alexander Blackman from Taunton has had his bail bid denied ahead of an appeal hearing challenging his conviction.
The wife of a Royal Marine jailed for life for murdering a wounded Afghan insurgent has spoken of her hope that he will come home this week.