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Hillsborough inquest hears of attempts to revive Adam Spearritt

02 June 2015
Fresh inquests into the Hillsborough disaster heard evidence about 14 year old victim Adam Spearritt on Monday of this week.

'I felt a pulse' says police officer at Hillsborough inquests

26 May 2015
Fresh inquests into the Hillsborough football disaster have heard more evidence relating to the movements of victims.

Friend of ten year old Hillsborough victim says police 'lost control of the turnstiles'

19 May 2015
The Hillsborough inquests heard evidence relating to the youngest victim of the disaster, Jon-Paul Gilhooley, last week.

Cops knew they had no grounds for ‘conspiracy theory’ that blamed Hillsborough fans

12 May 2015
Police were guilty of a “serious failing” during the Hillsborough football stadium disaster, a former chief inspector has admitted.

Hillsborough inquests hear about dead fan's last movements

12 May 2015
Inquests into the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster have begun hearing evidence relating to the last movements of those who died.

Top cop Bettison 'tried to concoct a story of drunken fans' at Hillsborough

05 May 2015
A former chief inspector was part of an internal police group tasked with blaming football fans for the Hillsborough disaster, a court has heard.

Inquest hears 'clear evidence' that Hillsborough cops tried to smear fans

28 April 2015
An inquest has heard of “clear evidence” that police tried to denigrate Liverpool football fans in the wake of the Hillsborough disaster.

Hillsborough cop admits evidence was 'amended'

21 April 2015
A former chief superintendent has admitted that police presented a report referring to Liverpool fans as drunk “animals” in the wake of the Hillsborough disaster.

Cops searched for evidence to blame fans for deadly crush, Hillsborough inquests hear

07 April 2015
The Hillsborough inquests heard former top cop Peter Hayes agree that cops tried to gather evidence against fans—but he denies being involved in lying, reports Sadie Robinson

Police lawyers would 'sort out' Hillsborough statements

31 March 2015
A team of South Yorkshire Police (SYP) officers reviewed police statements in the wake of the Hillsborough disaster in liaison with lawyers, inquests have heard.

Hillsborough police failings 'direct cause of fans’ deaths'

24 March 2015
Police failed to stop a dangerous buildup of fans in the run-up to the Hillsborough football disaster, inquests have heard.

Hillsborough police chief gives final evidence to inquest

18 March 2015
David Duckenfield has agreed that his failings were "the direct cause of the deaths of 96 persons in the Hillsborough tragedy".

Inquests hear cop Duckenfield accept his 'serious failures' resulted in Hillsborough disaster

17 March 2015
Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield is continuing to give evidence to inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans who died as a result of the 1989 disaster.

Hillsborough: top cop in charge admits ‘far-reaching deceit’ but QC asks if he was coached for inquests

14 March 2015
Relatives of fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough disaster walked out of inquests into their deaths in disgust yesterday, Friday, as cop apologises and admits "far-reaching deceit".

Top Hillsborough cop admits failings

10 March 2015
Match commander David Duckenfield has accepted responsibility for some of the police failings during the Hillsborough football disaster.

Hillsborough inquests hear of police plan to 'blame' Liverpool fans for disaster

10 March 2015
Senior police officers met two days after the Hillsborough disaster and drew up a plan to blame Liverpool fans for the crush, an inquest has heard. 

Police information on Hillsborough fans was 'false', inquests hear

03 March 2015
Police gave a false impression of fans’ alcohol consumption in the wake of the Hillsborough football disaster, an inquest has heard.

More lies from cops, Hillsborough inquests hear

24 February 2015
Police lied about the Hillsborough football disaster, according to a doctor giving evidence to inquests this week.

Cops blamed 'drunken' fans for Hillsborough football disaster

17 February 2015
Former Police Federation secretary Paul Middup has said fans’ behaviour helped cause the Hillsborough football disaster.

Police pushed fans back into deadly crush during Hillsborough disaster, inquest hears

03 February 2015
Police pushed fans back into a deadly crush during the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster and threatened others with arrest, an inquest has heard.

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