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Hillsborough


Hillsborough cop says fans ‘weren't aggressive to me or other people’

02 September 2014
Police pushed fans trying to escape a deadly crush at the Hillsborough football stadium in April 1989 back into the pens, an inquest has heard.

News in brief

26 August 2014
Hillsborough—‘not disorderly’ | Councils cut youth spending | Migrants in lorry detained | New rules on zero hours

Cop in Hillsborough control room changed his statement

05 August 2014
The Hillsborough inquest heard on Friday of last week that an police officer’s statement was amended.

Hillsborough cop recalls attitudes towards fans based on 'public order' concern

29 July 2014
A former police officer has said that some police attitudes towards fans during the Hillsborough football disaster flowed from a preoccupation with “public order”. 

News in brief

08 July 2014
Daniel Morgan murder panel head appointed | Hillsborough inquests hear police tactics | Met told to co-operate over 'undercover' relationships | Andy Coulson jailed over hacking

Hillsborough inquests hear of safety fears

24 June 2014
inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool football fans at Sheffield’s Hillsborough football stadium have heard evidence of safety concerns about the ground.

Inquest is told of 'flaws' at Hillsborough ground

17 June 2014
Former Sheffield Wednesday safety officer Graham Mackrell this week gave evidence at new inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool football fans.

Inquest hears Hillsborough capacity was miscalculated

10 June 2014
There was serious overcrowding at Sheffield’s Hillsborough football stadium seven months after a disaster that led to the deaths of 96 Liverpool football fans, an inquest has heard. And post workers threaten to strike if they are made to deliver copies of the Sun newspaper.

News round-up

27 May 2014
Demetre Fraser | Official quizzed over Hillsborough slurs | Joblessness led to suicide | Thousands of kids face arrest

Hillsborough slurs 'from Whitehall'

29 April 2014
Insults about the Hillsborough disaster and attacks on Liverpool football fans were posted on a Wikipedia page from Whitehall computers.

Hillsborough: Never forgotten

15 April 2014
Twenty five years after the Hillsborough Stadium disaster, Sheila Coleman spoke to Sadie Robinson about the campaign that refused to let the establishment wash its hands of the victims—and why it’s right to fight back

Jury in Hillsborough inquests asked if lives of 96 could have been saved

08 April 2014
New pathologists to give evidence into the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster reports Sadie Robinson

News in brief

01 April 2014
Latest Scots referendum polls | Hillsborough inquest | Books for prisoners | The Royal Mail selloff

A musical tribute to Hillsborough campaigner Anne Williams

18 March 2014
The Angel by Dominic Dunn, Available on iTunes

News round-up

18 February 2014
Did cops spy after Hillsborough disaster? | After school care is at risk | Are jobless figures wrong? | Home evictions reach a record

Did cops fake Hillsborough statements?

04 February 2014
More survivors of the Hillsborough football disaster have said police versions of their evidence are inaccurate.

Hillsborough evidence has gone 'missing'

17 December 2013
Key police footage of the Hillsborough football disaster is “missing”. 

Met chief was 'confused' over Hillsborough

12 November 2013
Metropolitan Police chief Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe gave an incorrect statement relating to the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster.

Did cops "edit" Hillsborough footage?

08 October 2013
Police video footage filmed during the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster “may have been edited” according to an audiovisual expert. Pete Weatherby QC reported the claim at a pre-inquest hearing in London last week. 

Did cops alter fans’ statements after Hillsborough disaster?

17 September 2013
Fans’ families fight for justice as new evidence emerges of a police cover-up, writes Sadie Robinson

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