"Mr Amaral’s legal team have leave to appeal the award."
I'm confused though. The telegraph article and the BBC say £357K awarded, Sky's banner says £75K and also states they expected to receive £1M...
More to this yet to come out I hope
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@noddy100 wrote:I really hate those 2
You`re not the only one - there must be thousands and thousands of people who do and today even more so. Most of us were just sceptics, but when guilty people get away with lying and causing so much evil to others, it`s obvious they become despised.
Parents of Madeleine McCann 'WIN libel trial against Portuguese detective': Officer 'is ordered to pay the couple £75,000'
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Gonçalo Amaral ordered to pay 500,000 euros
Former inspector of the PJ will have to pay the parents of Maddie.
The former inspector of the Judicial Police (PJ) Gonçalo Amaral was ordered to pay 500,000 euros to the parents of Madeleine McCann, for damage caused by the publication of a book entitled 'Maddie: The Truth of the Lie', said Tuesday the agency Lusa the lawyer of British couple.
The civil court sentenced Gonçalo Amaral "payable to each of the first [Kate McCann and McCann Gearald] the indemnity amount of 250 thousand euros plus default interest at the legal rate of interest civilians, since January 5, 2010, until full payment ".
Interest for late payment, according to the lawyer of the McCanns, are located at the moment in 106,000 euros. In addition to this payment, the court also ordered the ban on the sale and new editions of the book, even prohibiting new editions of the DVD, as well as selling copyright book and DVD.
This process creeps in court for over five years, with successive postponements of trial sessions and an attempted extrajudicial settlement between the parties, which was never realized.
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