McCannsOn 27 April 2015, the First Civil Chamber of Lisbon handed down judgment in the claim brought by Gerry and Kate McCann against the former Portuguese police officer, Gonçalo Amaral over his book Maddie – The Truth of the Lie.  The claimants were awarded damages of €500,000 plus interest.  The judgment, in Portuguese, is available here (McCanns v Amaral [pdf]).  There is, at present, no definitive English translation. Continue reading