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The Troublemaker—Para proud of role of soldiers who kept a skull for an ashtray

The Troublemaker—Para proud of role of soldiers who kept a skull for an ashtray Henry Thornton, from south Armagh, was shot as he travelled along Belfast’s Springfield Road in August 1971.

Hundreds mark 30th anniversary of Hillsborough disaster

Hundreds mark 30th anniversary of Hillsborough disaster Hundreds of people gathered in Liverpool on Monday to mark 30 years since the Hillsborough football disaster.

Hillsborough trials set to begin at last

Hillsborough trials set to begin at last The trials of two men charged in relation to the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster are set to start on 14 January.

Hillsborough cop charges dropped

Hillsborough cop charges dropped Former South Yorkshire Police (SYP) chief inspector Sir Norman Bettison will face no charges over allegations that he lied following the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster.

The Troublemaker - Hillsborough accused in court bid to block prosecutions

The Troublemaker - Hillsborough accused in court bid to block prosecutions Six people who face charges in relation to the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster are trying to block the trials from taking place.

‘The Sun is scum, we’re not delivering it,’ say Liverpool postal workers

‘The Sun is scum, we’re not delivering it,’ say Liverpool postal workers Postal workers in Liverpool have refused to deliver material from the Sun newspaper in solidarity with the victims and families of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.

Home Office review sees Hillsborough families slam their treatment

01 November 2017
A report into the experiences of families of people who died as a result of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster is a damning indictment of key institutions.

Hillsborough judge confirms any future trials can be held in Preston

12 September 2017
The trials of six men charged in connection with the Hillsborough football disaster can be held at Preston Crown Court, a judge has ruled.

Hillsborough trial to go ahead

15 August 2017
Trials of five people charged over the Hillsborough football disaster will go ahead after an initial court hearing on Wednesday of last week.

Top cop faces manslaughter trial for Hillsborough deaths

04 July 2017
David Duckenfield has been charged with manslaughter by gross negligence in relation to the Hillsborough disaster

Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield charged with manslaughter

28 June 2017
Former chief superintendent David Duckenfield has been charged with manslaughter by gross negligence in relation to the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. Five others have also been charged.

'We will support Grenfell fire victims,' says Hillsborough justice campaigner

27 June 2017
The Grenfell Tower fire has had a huge impact on some of the people around the Hillsborough Justice Campaign (HJC). The HJC has pledged support to the families and survivors of Grenfell Tower and will offer any assistance we can.

Racist, lying bandwagon-jumper Nuttall should have stayed at Tranmere Rovers

15 February 2017
Unlike Paul Nuttall, Roy Bentham was at the Hillsborough disaster that cost 96 Liverpool fans their lives. He responds to the Ukip leader's lies

Retired cops will not be disciplined over Hillsborough

17 January 2017
Every former police officer under investigation over allegations of misconduct relating to the Hillsborough disaster will escape disciplinary proceedings.

Chopper close shave shows why offshore workers' fight for safety is needed

10 January 2017
A helicopter shuttling workers between the Elgin and West Franklin platforms ran into difficulties resulting in the chopper coming inches away from falling into the sea, an offshore worker writes

Hillsborough documentary reveals more lies by state

13 December 2016
The referee on duty during the Hillsborough football disaster has said his statement was changed to “give support” to “police actions”.

Inspiring calls to struggle open Marxism 2016 festival in London

30 June 2016
The Marxism 2016 festival got underway in central London today, Thursday, bringing together socialists from across Britain and the rest of the world.

Same cops involved in Orgreave and Hillsborough are named

17 May 2016
The senior police officers and solicitor involved in South Yorkshire Police’s (SYP) response to the Hillsborough disaster and the Battle of Orgreave have been named.

South Yorkshire Police stumble from crisis to crisis

10 May 2016
The acting chief constable of South Yorkshire Police (SYP) has called for an “independent assessment of Orgreave”.

Hillsborough campaigners call for cops to be punished

03 May 2016
South Yorkshire Police (SYP) is in crisis following the Hillsborough inquests. A jury last week found that 96 fans who died as a result of the 1989 football disaster were unlawfully killed. Former SYP chief superintendent David Duckenfield could face prosecution.

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