Barry George loses compensation case
Barry George, wrongly convicted of the murder of BBC TV presenter Jill Dando, has lost a bid for compensation.
Two High Court judges ruled he failed to meet the test which would entitle him to compensation.
Three other people whose convictions had been quashed also failed to win compensation.
But Ian Lawless, jailed for eight years for murder before being freed by the Court of Appeal in 2009, was successful and will have his case reconsidered.
Mr George, 52, who spent eight years in prison before being cleared after a retrial, was one of five test cases to decide who was now entitled to payments.....Read more