06 April 2016
The jury in the Hillsborough inquests has retired today, Wednesday, to consider its decisions. The jury will consider the medical cause and time of death of the 96 Liverpool fans who died as a result of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.
05 April 2016
Coroner Sir John Goldring is continuing to sum up evidence given to fresh inquests relating to the Hillsborough football 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.
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.
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.
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.
06 October 2015
An inquest court has heard evidence about the alteration of police statements in the wake of the Hillsborough disaster.
08 September 2015
Up to 1,500 Palestine solidarity campaigners marched through Cardiff last Saturday as the Israeli football team played Wales in the Euro 2016 qualifiers.
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
28 July 2015
Fresh inquests into the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster are continuing to hear evidence about fans’ last movements.
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.
02 June 2015
The outrage of England and Europe over Fifa corruption is hypocritical, writes Dave Sewell
26 May 2015
Fresh inquests into the Hillsborough football disaster have heard more evidence relating to the movements of victims.
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.
16 December 2014
The Liverpool FC fan group Spirit of Shankly is dismayed to note the club’s recent contractual relationship with Carrillion regarding the rebuilding of the main stand.
02 December 2014
Former police officers were asked to “review” their evidence in the wake of the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster.
19 August 2014
Paul Rees’s new book does a fine job documenting the impact three black footballers had on 1970’s Britain playing for West Bromwich Albion.
15 July 2014
Strikes could shut publicly owned sports facilities, museums and libraries in Glasgow just two days before the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.
15 June 2014
The World Cup 2014 has finally begun in Brazil. It took seven years of preparation--including thousands of forced evictions, deaths of construction workers in stadiums and emergency laws to serve the organising body Fifa.
06 May 2014
Henrique Sanchez says big business will be the real winner of the World Cup—while ordinary Brazilians are losing their homes