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Thursday 14 December 2017

€30k payout for OAP's shop fall

A 79-year-old woman who fell on a shopping centre travelator has won €30,000 damages

The Circuit Civil Court heard yesterday that a runaway shopping trolley had dragged frail Rosaleen Hill to the ground, lacerating her knees and breaking her right shoulder in three places.

Dunnes Stores, Gary Smith, trading as The Ashleaf Shopping Centre, and Kessow Limited which runs the centre, accepted that Mrs Hill, of Greentrees Road, Terenure, Dublin, had been caused to fall and hurt herself.

Judge Jacqueline Linnane dismissed the case against Dunnes Stores and held Kessow Ltd and Gary Smith responsible for payment of the €30,000 award.



Drug lord's son held in Mexico

MARINES have detained a man they believe is one of the sons of Mexico's most-wanted drug lord, Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman.

Jesus Alfredo Guzman Salazar (26) was captured early yesterday during a raid in Guadalajara.



Illegal migrant court bid fails

AN illegal immigrant has failed in his High Court challenge to the Minister for Justice over his deportation.

Davit Arabuli, a Georgian who had been here unlawfully for nearly 10 years, claimed his deportation meant he would be separated from his wife and children, and this breached their rights under the Constitution and the European Convention on Human Rights. High Court president, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, rejected the bid.

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