Relatives of the victims of the Lockerbie bombing will not be allowed to pursue an appeal on behalf of the only man convicted of the crime, Abdelbasset Al-Megrahi.
Families of those killed argued that
they were legitimate persons to carry forward the miscarriage of
justice appeal for Mr Megrahi, who died three years ago.
But three judges at the Appeal court in Edinburgh have ruled that this is not possible under Scots Law.
Megrahi's own family still have the right to appeal on his behalf, but
their lawyers have said that the situation in Libya makes this difficult