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Hillsborough match commander admits he made mistake during day of disaster

08 March 2016
Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield accepted that it was a mistake not to close the tunnel to pens 3 and 4, a court has heard.

Police chief at Hillsborough made 'serious mistake', court is told

01 March 2016
Police chief David Duckenfield accepted it was a “serious mistake” to accept the role of match commander in the run-up to the Hillsborough disaster, a court has heard.

Hillsborough coroner sums up cops' evidence to inquests

16 February 2016
Officers in the police control box during the Hillsborough disaster “gave no thought” to the consequences of opening a gate to the stadium, a court has heard.

Hillsborough inquest jury told to resolve conflicting evidence of fans' behaviour

09 February 2016
The jury in the Hillsborough inquests will have to “resolve the conflict” of evidence given about fans’ behaviour, coroner Sir John Goldring has said.

News in-brief

19 January 2016
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.

Court told of signs of life among victims as Hillsborough inquests finish hearing evidence

07 January 2016
Inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool football fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough football disaster finished hearing evidence on Tuesday.

Hillsborough inquests hear of signs of life

15 December 2015
Fresh inquests into the deaths of victims crushed during the Hillsborough football disaster have heard evidence of signs of life following the crush.

Hillsborough Inquests hear that better treatment may have helped some victims survive

01 December 2015
Inquests into the deaths of fans who died due to the Hillsborough disaster have heard that better treatment may have helped some victims survive.

Hillsborough victims could have been saved, inquests hear

24 November 2015
Earlier medical intervention could have saved the lives of Hillsborough victims Jimmy Hennessey and Steven Fox, a court has heard.

Hillsborough victim was alive after match was stopped, inquest hears

17 November 2015
A 19 year old victim of the Hillsborough football disaster was alive after the match had been stopped, inquests have heard.

Government to hand £5 million to South Yorkshire Police for Hillsborough legal costs

10 November 2015
The government will give up to £5 million to South Yorkshire Police to help pay officers’ legal costs at ongoing inquests into the Hillsborough disaster.

‘No pathological basis’ for exclusion of evidence at original Hillsborough inquest, say medical experts

27 October 2015
Fresh inquests into the deaths of fans who were crushed during the 1989 Hillsborough disaster have heard of serious problems with the original inquests.

Hillsborough cop tells inquest his account of disaster was changed

20 October 2015
A police constable on duty during the Hillsborough football disaster has told a court his account was changed by someone else. He also said that two other statements in his name were not correct.

Hillsborough cop says inaccuracy in statement was not "deliberate"

13 October 2015
A police officer on duty during the Hillsborough disaster has denied deliberately lying in his statement.

Hillsborough - more evidence heard about altered police statements

06 October 2015
An inquest court has heard evidence about the alteration of police statements in the wake of the Hillsborough disaster.

Hillsborough - 'Inspector put words in my mouth' says ex-cop

06 October 2015
A former police officer has told a court that a West Midlands Police (WMP) officer pressured him to change his evidence on the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.

Hillsborough inquests hear fans' evidence that crush victim showed signs of life

29 September 2015
Fresh inquests are continuing into the deaths of fans who died as a result of the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster.

Evidence of Hillsborough crush victim's heard

29 September 2015
Fresh inquests are continuing into the deaths of fans who died as a result of the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster.

Hillsborough victims showed signs of life, inquests hear

22 September 2015
Inquests into the deaths of fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough disaster have heard evidence of signs of life in some victims.

Hillsborough cop says he didn't cover victim with bin bag

08 September 2015
Fresh inquests resumed last week into the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough disaster.

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