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# Verdict

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# Trial
French court to give verdict on trial of Ian Bailey over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
Bailey is not present at the trial, which began earlier this week.
# Verdict
Doctor found not guilty of three-year-old son's murder by reason of insanity
Maha Al Adheem pleaded not guilty to murdering Omar Omran on 10 July 2017.
# Verdict
Former Anglo CEO David Drumm has been found guilty
The trial has been one of the longest-running in the history of the State.
# Verdict
Irish Aussie Rules player banned after pleading guilty to biting incident
Conor McKenna, 22, was charged with serious misconduct after lining out for the Essendon Bombers at the weekend.
# Clondalkin
Accidental death verdict returned in case of boy killed in sulky accident
Sean Doyle was killed in February 2016 when the sulky he was a passenger on was hit by a truck after the horse bolted.
# Milly Tuomey
Verdict of suicide returned at inquest into death of 11-year-old Dublin girl
A coroner returned the verdict at the inquest into the death of Milly Tuomey from Templeogue
# Verdict
Dad found guilty of murdering adopted baby in Cardiff
Matthew Scully-Hicks had only formally adopted 18-month-old Elsie two weeks before killing her.
# Verdict
Italian handed 24 years in jail for infecting 30 women with HIV
The male companions of three of the women were also infected, as was the baby of a fourth.
Hopes for verdict as Halawa back in court again today
Halawa’s verdict was due on 28 August, however, it was adjourned until today.
# jason corbett trial
Jason Corbett's son: 'Molly will always be remembered as a murderer'
Jack Corbett, aged 13, said Molly Corbett had deprived him and his younger sister of an adoring father.
# Verdict
Joey Barton's 18-month ban for gambling has been reduced
His ban from football now expires on 1 June 2018 instead of 25 October 2018.
# Terenure
Man who admitted beating 62-year-old to death jailed for five years
Juries were unable to agree a verdict on murder charges against Gary Walsh in two trials.
# deliberations
Deadlocked jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial ask for definition of "reasonable doubt"
If convicted, the actor could face spending the rest of his life in prison.
# Verdict
Former Anglo CEO David Drumm found guilty
The trial of the former Anglo CEO has been one of the longest-running in the history of the State.
# Verdict
Man acquitted in Dublin Mountains Tinder rape case
The defendant shouted at gardaí after the jury left the court.
# the ball was there
Mourinho should be ‘embarrassed’ by Man Utd’s season, says Roy Keane
A former captain at Old Trafford, the Corkman has offered a damning verdict on the Portuguese’s first year in charge.
# unanimous verdict
'What am I convicted for?': Chaotic scenes in court as man found guilty of murdering ex-partner
Vesel Jahiri was brought into court accompanied by prison officers in full riot gear.
# Sentencing
'Only that for the life of my baby' - Family's anger over killer's 3-and-a-half-year sentence
“He will never come back from the ground and she will be out in three years.”
# Verdict
Wife of man murdered in row over chihuahua throws water bottle as men convicted of killing
Outside the building Nevin’s family and friends stood shouting while gardai kept the families of the convicted men inside.
# Verdict
Christine Lagarde found guilty by French court over payout - but will not face a sentence
The IMF head was found guilty for failing to challenge a €404 million compensation payout to a business tycoon.
# Verdict
GP Bernadette Scully found not guilty of the manslaughter of her daughter
The jury returned the unanimous verdict after deliberating for four hours.
# Courts
Man who killed parents with an axe committed to Central Mental Hospital
His siblings urged families with similar concerns about the mental health of a family member to seek timely intervention.
# Verdict
This 94-year-old former Nazi death camp guard will find out today if he's going to prison
Reinhold Hanning faces charges of complicity in 170,000 murders at Auschwitz.
# JFT96
Jury finds 96 Liverpool fans were unlawfully killed at Hillsborough
The jury also found that the behaviour of the fans did not cause or contribute to the disaster.
# South Africa
Woman found guilty of 1997 baby kidnap
A coincidence reunited the girl with her biological family.
# Verdict
Adam Johnson found guilty of one count of sexual activity with child
The former Sunderland player had been earlier been found not guilty of a similar charge.
# Offaly
A teacher who raped a seven-year-old student is appealing because a juror was 'smiling'
The victim, now aged 25, said the pain was “unbelievable”.
# Verdict
This is definitely the best thing on McDonald's new festive menu
The Spicy Chicken Winter Melt is delish.
# Verdict
Tesco's prosecco-flavoured crisps. Must-try snack or a step too far for humanity?
We found out.
# Verdict
We tried the new Prosecco-flavoured crisps
Notions or delish? We found out.
# Verdict
These women tried out the waist trainers made famous by the Kardashians
And they weren’t all that impressed.
# Verdict
'I'm worried about it!' - Fergie on Klopp's arrival at Anfield
The ex-Red Devils boss rates Liverpool’s new manager highly.
# Trial
Anglo verdict was delayed over anonymous claim about jury foreman
The three accused had pleaded not guilty to conspiring to conceal or alter accounts.
# Verdict
Do you agree with The Sunday Game's man-of-the-match selections?
Unsurprisingly, Monaghan and Mayo dominated the nominations.
# Verdict
Despite 'sexist, racist & homophobic' texts, no FA punishment for Malky Mackay
After 11-month investigation, the manager and his former colleague Iain Moody, escape sanctions.
# Verdict
'Bizarre' refereeing, unlucky 13 for Pat's and more SSE Airtricity League talking points
Dundalk were ‘tired and lethargic’ but still couldn’t be stopped.
# Verdict
Boston bomber may face death penalty after being found guilty on all 30 counts
Jurors are considering 30 charges against Tsarnaev stemming from the 2013 attack that killed three people and wounded more than 260.
# Behind The Scenes
Graham Dwyer was looking forward to a steak dinner upon his release
The moment a man so certain of freedom on Thursday has had the door slammed on his previous middle-class life.
# Verdict
Four water charge protesters are going to jail
Five people will serve between 28 and 56 days.
# Protests
Protester told meter installer "I'll put you on your back", court told
Six of the seven were in court today.