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# ruling - Monday 1 April, 2019

From The42 Former Brazil gymnastics coach banned for life amid sexual abuse allegations Ruling

Former Brazil gymnastics coach banned for life amid sexual abuse allegations

He was axed from the staff of the Brazil team just before the Rio Olympics after a complaint by the parents of a young gymnast.

# ruling - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

EU sides with Ireland in landmark denial of extradition of man due to problems with the Polish courts

In March the High Court ruled that Artur Celmer could not be extradited due to his not being able to get a fair trial in his own country.

# ruling - Friday 29 June, 2018

Man loses High Court challenge against Northern Ireland Secretary over border poll

Raymond McCord wants both governments to set out the criteria for the holding of a border poll.

# ruling - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Top EU court rules same-sex partners have residency rights in landmark case

The ruling means same-sex partners of EU citizens have the right to live in any member state, even in countries that do not recognise gay marriage.

# ruling - Friday 20 April, 2018

From The42 Exeter hit out at 'disappointing' decision over Ampadu's Chelsea transfer fee Ruling

Exeter hit out at 'disappointing' decision over Ampadu's Chelsea transfer fee

The League Two club are unhappy with the tribunal’s decision over the price of the teenage defender, who moved to the Blues last summer.

# ruling - Friday 30 March, 2018

California judge rules that coffee needs to be sold with cancer warning

The lawsuit called for the coffee industry to remove acrylamide from its processing.

# ruling - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From The42 Tonga bans girls from playing rugby, boxing Ruling

Tonga bans girls from playing rugby, boxing

The government edict came to light last week when a team of girls from Tonga High School were pulled from a touch rugby tournament.

# ruling - Saturday 10 March, 2018

High Court rules that teenager's HIV need not be disclosed to young woman

The case was taken by the Child and Family Agency.

# ruling - Sunday 18 February, 2018

The Supreme Court case that needs to be resolved before the Eighth Amendment referendum

A ruling by the High Court in 2016 found that references to the “unborn” in the Constitution meant an unborn child.

# ruling - Friday 27 October, 2017

Australia's deputy prime minister has had to step down because of his dual citizenship

Barnaby Joyce will contest a by-election in December.

# ruling - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From The42 Antrim forward hit with 48-week ban for 'deliberately giving false evidence' Statement

Antrim forward hit with 48-week ban for 'deliberately giving false evidence'

Matthew Fitzpatrick is expected to appeal the ruling.

# ruling - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From The42 Wales defender gets two-game ban for horror tackle that broke Coleman's leg Ruling

Wales defender gets two-game ban for horror tackle that broke Coleman's leg

Fifa have extended Neil Taylor’s suspension by one match.

# ruling - Friday 21 April, 2017

Wetherspoon's gets green light for €4 million 'super pub' on Camden Street

Wetherspoon operates five pubs here – four in Dublin and one in Cork.

# ruling - Friday 31 March, 2017

'Outstanding achievement': High Court ruling paves the way for blind people to vote in secret

The High Court ruled yesterday in favour of a man who had argued for his right to vote in private.

# ruling - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

EU court rules companies can ban staff from wearing headscarves

The court said it does not constitute “direct discrimination” if a firm has an internal rule banning the wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign.

# ruling - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From The42 Northampton escape punishment over treatment of George North's head injury Ruling This post contains videos

Northampton escape punishment over treatment of George North's head injury

But the Concussion Management Review Group ruled that the Welsh back shouldn’t have returned to the field against Leicester.

# ruling - Monday 24 October, 2016

Gay cake row: Bakery loses appeal, is found to have 'directly discriminated' against activist

The long-running dispute has made it to Belfast’s Court of Appeal.

# ruling - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Paris five-star hotel cleaner awarded €57,000 after being "molested" by Qatari guest

The incident happened in 2010 and involved a member of the entourage of a Qatari prince.

# ruling - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

The Taoiseach went on the US news to defend the Apple tax appeal

Sweetheart deals are “not the way we do business here,” he said.

# ruling - Friday 22 July, 2016

High Court rules to allow former judge to 'earn his crust' as a barrister

White had been prevented from doing by a Bar Council rule that restricts the type of work former judges can perform.

# ruling - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Toyota told it can't claim to have the 'Best Built Cars in the World'

A ruling by the Irish advertising authority has ruled it is no longer allowed to use the slogan in its advertising.

# ruling - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Judge rules that Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven may be partly stolen

A US judge said its opening may copy the notes of a song performed by the rock band Spirit.

# ruling - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Hospital 'solely responsible and negligent' for cleaner being pricked by needle

St Vincent’s Hospital was found to be solely liable in the case.

# ruling - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Israeli transgender activist wins right for cremations against the wish of her religious parents

This follows a ruling by the country’s Supreme Court.

# ruling - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Poll: Should sex offenders be able to take their name off the register? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sex offenders be able to take their name off the register?

A court ruled yesterday that a man convicted of abusing his daughter 15 years ago should be able to take his name off.

# ruling - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Dutch brothel owners now have to speak the same language as sex workers

The judgement is aimed at preventing abuse.

# ruling - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Boss attacked me for moving beer bottles too early in the morning, sacked worker claims

Former luxury hotel worker Eugene Young was awarded €30,000 for unfair dismissal.

# ruling - Monday 27 July, 2015

High Court decision clears the UK Times to launch its Irish edition (finally)

Times Newspapers London today won a ruling in the High Court against the Irish Times which says they are entitled to launch an Irish edition of their UK brand.

# ruling - Monday 13 July, 2015

Irish Independent’s ‘gunpoint’ story about Gerry Adams misleading, says watchdog

The Ombudsman said the paper should have clarified that remarks he made about its editor referred to events in 1916.

# ruling - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Those in debt will not be hit with extra VAT charge

A ruling has found that debt management company Money Village will not be subject to VAT.

# ruling - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

'I committed no offence': Adams cleared of withholding information on niece's abuse

Northern Ireland’s Attorney General found in a report that the Public Prosecution Service was correct in its earlier judgement.

# ruling - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

What did Denis O'Brien achieve by trying to stop THAT speech going public?

The Streisand effect in full swing.

Loud sex lands British woman in prison

The woman’s boyfriend, Wayne, received no punishment.

# ruling - Friday 20 March, 2015

MS sufferer made to do 'boring, degrading and insulting' work awarded €20,000

She had been inappropriately transferred by her employer.

# ruling - Monday 17 November, 2014

Separated man awarded €4,000 after being told not to attend his daughter's sports day

The man’s wife had enrolled her in a school without his knowledge.

# ruling - Friday 14 November, 2014

High Court rules direct provision does not breach human rights

The €19.10 payment and the operation of direct provision were not deemed unlawful.

# ruling - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

A European court has ruled against "welfare tourism"

The European Court of Justice said that Germany did not have to give a Romanian man benefits.

# ruling - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Taoiseach (and two Ministers) will meet with Louise O'Keeffe in 'the coming weeks'

It was originally hoped that this meeting would take place in September.

# ruling - Friday 17 October, 2014

Press watchdog says Indo got it wrong on Gerry Adams letter

The Press Ombudsman says the article breached the Sinn Féin leader’s right to a good name.

# ruling - Monday 15 September, 2014

Receptionist wins €63k for victimisation and reduced hours after maternity leave

In a separate case, the HSE was found not to have discriminated against a young man with a number of health issues.

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