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Issue No. 2487

Hillsborough probe resumes

inquests into the deaths of fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough football disaster are set to resume on Monday of next week.

The inquest hearings began on 31 March 2014.

Coroner Sir John Goldring is expected to take three weeks to sum up the case.

Kurds protest brutal war

Hundreds of Kurds protested outside Downing Street on Monday of this week against the visit of the Turkish prime minister.

They shouted, “Terrorist Turkish state,” and “Shame on you Cameron.” Turkey has launched a brutal war against the Kurds. Police arrested five demonstrators.

270 die waiting for social care

More than 270 people died waiting for a social care package in Scotland last year.

By November seven people had been waiting over six months for a care package—one had waited nearly two years. Council cuts have being blamed.

Major People's Assembly  march called in London

A national March for Health, Homes, Jobs and Education has been called on Saturday 16 April in London.

Transport from across Britain will be organised for the People’s Assembly (PA) event by local PA groups and other organisations.

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Tue 19 Jan 2016, 17:03 GMT
Issue No. 2487
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