Suicide was a crime in England and Wales until 1961 (when the Suicide Act was passed). Originally, it was a sin in religious terms, but from the 13th century, it became a common law offence – one of ‘self-murder’ or… 720 more words
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1920 - The inquest into the death of Tomás MacCurtain, Lord Mayor of Cork killed by policemen in disguise on 20 March, returns a verdict of willful murder against the RIC, and indicts Lloyd George and the British government.
A Cork jury returns a verdict of willful murder against British Prime Minister Lloyd George following the killing in March of Lord Mayor Tomas MacCurtain. The verdict read: 109 more words
The Coronial Service of Victoria has published on its website the responses from all those identified as being in receipt of recommendations arising from the Inquest into the Kerang level crossing accident in June 2007 on its website. 22 more words
The inquests of the Hillsborough disaster continued today, with ten more tributes to those who died read out in court.
There were tributes to: Alan McGlone, Andrew Sefton, David Birtle, Paul Brady, Joseph Clark, Stuart Thompson, Andrew Brookes, David Birtle, Carl & Nicholas Hewitt who all lost their lives in the tragedy. 147 more words