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How Hillsborough disaster motivated policeman to help victims of world's worst tragedies

South Yorkshire Times - ‎May 23, 2016‎
He saw the horror of the Hillsborough disaster unfold as a young policeman - and used the experience to ensure victims in some of the world's worst tragedies were treated with the respect they deserve.
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Hillsborough disaster police chief going through a 'terrible' time

The Star - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The Hillsborough disaster unfolded as thousands of fans were crushed at Sheffield Wednesday's ground. Mr Duckenfield gave the order to open exit Gate C in Leppings Lane, allowing around 2,000 fans to flood into the already packed central pens behind ...

Lessons from Hillsborough disaster verdict

The Punch - ‎May 21, 2016‎
JUSTICE can be delayed, but it might not be denied. After 27 traumatic years, the latest coroner's inquest that exonerated the victims of the Hillsborough disaster in England of unlawful killing is proof that a web of official lie and cover-up can mask ...
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Hillsborough must be 'touchstone', May tells police

BBC News - ‎May 17, 2016‎
The Hillsborough disaster should be a "touchstone" for everything police do, Home Secretary Theresa May has told the Police Federation annual conference.
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Hillsborough disaster inquest QC John Beggs backed gang of violent animal rights extremists

Daily Mail - ‎May 13, 2016‎
The QC who led the police fightback aimed at showing Liverpool fans contributed to the Hillsborough disaster was a member of a violent animal liberation group in the 1980s, it has emerged.
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Hillsborough: Man reunited with 'hero' who saved him

BBC News - ‎May 20, 2016‎
A Flintshire man who saved an eight-year-old boy from the crush at the Hillsborough disaster has been reunited with him. Joe Smith, 35, from Kirkby in Merseyside, launched a Facebook appeal after seeing himself on someone's shoulders on a BBC Two ...

Hillsborough survivor's book tells how disaster lies hurt all football fans

Liverpool Echo - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Liverpool fan and writer Adrian Tempany, who was in pen three at the FA Cup semi-final on April 15, 1989, wrote his book, And the Sun Shines Now: How Hillsborough and the Premier League Changed Britain, about the transformation of the game after the ...

Sheffield Wednesday seek Premier League return after facing Hillsborough legacy

The Guardian - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Gordon was 16 years old at the time of the Hillsborough disaster. Season-ticket holder, fanzine editor, third-generation Wednesday, it was only family pressure to study for exams that prevented him from going along with a couple of mates from the ...
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Hillsborough disaster police force advertise for new chief

Daily Star - ‎May 16, 2016‎
The ad was placed on the website of the county's Police and Crime Commissioner Dr Alan Billings. The beleaguered force is currently being led by interim Chief Constable Dave Jones, from North Yorkshire Police, following the suspension of David Crompton ...
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Hillsborough police chief confronted on return from California trip - but refuses to exonerate Liverpool fans - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The former match commander in charge on the day of the Hillsborough disaster refused to answer when asked if he would exonerate Liverpool fans as he returned home from a holiday to California.

Inverclyde football fans' respect for Hillsborough disaster families

Greenock Telegraph - ‎May 17, 2016‎
TWO Inverclyde men met families affected by the Hillsborough disaster during an emotional tribute to the victims at Celtic Park.

Eamonn Holmes compares West Ham attack to Hillsborough disaster

Daily Mail - ‎May 11, 2016‎
Eamonn Holmes compares West Ham attack to Hillsborough disaster. This morning Eamonn Holmes appeared to compare West Ham bus attack to Hillsborough disaster live on Sky News. VS model Shanina Shaik arrives for Kyle... Read More · 0:06min.

Here's what happened when we confronted Belgian Hillsborough smear journalist

Liverpool Echo - ‎May 21, 2016‎
A Belgian sports journalist who claimed fans caused the Hillsborough disaster today stood by his ignorant remarks - and told the ECHO he had nothing to say to supporters.

Hillsborough crusader Margaret Aspinall: If police can cover up 96 deaths what can they do to individuals? - ‎May 11, 2016‎
It was almost two decades ago that then Home Secretary Jack Straw, after promising a fresh inquiry into the Hillsborough disaster , told the families there was nothing a Labour government could do for them. Back then Margaret walked out of Westminster ...
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Hillsborough victim's mother demands 'level playing field' for families

Yorkshire Post - ‎May 11, 2016‎
A mother who lost her son in the Hillsborough disaster has called for a "level playing field" for bereaved families in legal fights against public authorities.

Hillsborough families meet parents seeking answers over ferry disaster

BBC News - ‎May 11, 2016‎
The parents are among campaigners who claim they still do not have the full story about what happened, and are calling for an independent inquiry.

Gogglebox praised for coverage of Hillsborough disaster

The Press, York - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Gogglebox has been praised by viewers for its coverage of the documentary on the Hillsborough disaster, where 96 Liverpool fans lost their life.

Hillsborough: Watch West Brom's touching tribute video to the 96 as seats turn red in memory of victims - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Albion put on a moving tribute to the 96 victims who lost their life in the Hillsborough disaster and Baggies captain Darren Fletcher and Liverpool-born Rickie Lambert took a floral tribute over to the away fans.