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Hillsborough


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.

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 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.

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.

Socialist Worker's coverage of the Hillsborough inquests

08 September 2015
Fresh inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool football fans who died as a result of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster heard evidence for over two years. The jury is now considering its decisions. Here is Socialist Worker's full coverage of the inquests so far

News in brief

01 September 2015
Hillsborough inquests resume | Osborne splashes out on Trident base | Tories could snatch food from infants | Bonfire of local authorities

Cop on Hillsborough pitch was ‘unhelpful’, inquest hears

04 August 2015
The husband of a victim of the Hillsborough disaster has told an inquest into her death that police blocked him from searching for her.

Don’t bask in the Sun

28 July 2015
The Sun has had a good couple of weeks. First there was the home movie of the royals giving Nazi salutes. Now there’s a video of unexplained origin of a Lord cavorting—as they like to put it—with white powder and women who work as prostitutes.

Hillsborough cop: ‘I was one of the officers who pushed people back into the pen’

28 July 2015
Fresh inquests into the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster are continuing to hear evidence about fans’ last movements.

Hillsborough inquests - could victims put in a mortuary have been saved?

21 July 2015
Victims of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster may have been put with dead bodies in a temporary mortuary while they were still alive, inquests have heard.

Hillsborough inquests told victim appeared alive

07 July 2015
A 16 year old victim of the Hillsborough football disaster appeared alive after the crush, an inquest has heard.

Witnesses talk of ‘small changes’ in survivors’ life signs amid ‘utter bedlam’ of Hillsborough disaster

30 June 2015
Inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans who died as a result of the 1989 disaster are continuing to hear evidence about fans’ last movements.

Hillsborough inquest told cop turned away

16 June 2015
The father of two teenage victims of the Hillsborough football disaster told an inquest that police ignored his pleas for help.

Hillsborough victim's "eyes moved" after crush

09 June 2015
Inquests into the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster have heard that 18 year old victim Gary Jones was responsive following the crush.

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