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Sheffield Hillsborough disaster film-maker faces court

Sheffield Telegraph - ‎12 hours ago‎
He added: “I was well aware of the suffering of the bereaved and the survivors but I was staggered to learn first hand of the indignity endured by the families on the night of the disaster after they'd travelled to identify their loved ones. “I hope ...
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Hillsborough disaster: Kingswinford businessman believed wife blamed him for daughters' deaths - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Jenni said: "The last time we were at that ground together was obviously the day of the Hillsborough disaster. "Strangely enough as a couple we never talked about our own experiences because our group (Hillsborough Family Support Group) was formed ...

Hillsborough disaster a failure of culture waiting to happen

The Australian - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
He was in charge of the police operation at Hillsborough. After the disaster he lied about key decisions made during the course of that day and the effect of his lies was to transfer blame from his own shoulders and that of the authorities to the fans ...
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Class, football, and blame: The Hillsborough Disaster inquest

The Roar - ‎May 2, 2016‎
These words of helpless sorrow were penned by Adrian Tempany, describing the demise of people in the crush of the Hillsborough football disaster on April 15, 1989. Tempany's description for The Guardian is filled with morbid and moving accounts about ...
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Hillsborough disaster's '97th victim' killed himself after selling ticket to friend who died at match

The Independent - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The father of the Hillsborough disaster's "97th victim" believes his son would still be alive today if the verdict of unlawful killing had been reached sooner.
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Hillsborough disaster: Fans 'unlawfully killed'

The Australian - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
“The Hillsborough disaster changed the way in which major sporting events are policed and very many lessons have been learnt,” said Crompton.

Hillsborough disaster: Fremantle man recalls surviving deadly crush

The West Australian - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Forty-eight people aged 21 and under died on the terraces of Hillsborough Stadium on April 15, 1989. Football fans suffer decades of contempt · Perth Stadium's wider seats for bigger sports fans.

Criminal investigators 'preparing most detailed report ever' into Hillsborough disaster

The Star - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The IPCC's investigation into the police response to the Hillsborough disaster is examining potential criminal offences including conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, perverting the course of justice, perjury and misconduct in public office ...
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Hillsborough families criticise South Yorkshire PCC over inquest tactics

The Guardian - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Families of people unlawfully killed at Hillsborough in 1989 have criticised the police and crime commissioner for South Yorkshire for failing to hold the force to account over the way it conducted the inquests into the Hillsborough disaster. Pete ...

Hillsborough: What Prime Ministers did - or didn't - do to uncover the truth

Liverpool Echo - ‎5 hours ago‎
Five prime ministers have been in power since the Hillsborough disaster - but it has taken 27 years for new inquest verdicts.

Hillsborough disaster: West Midlands Police 'determined to be open and accountable' - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Mr Dromey believes attitudes towards football fans from the police have changed since the disaster in 1989. He said: "As part of my tour of the country I was at the Swansea v Chelsea game recently.
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Hillsborough disaster: Former editor Kelvin MacKenzie apologises for the 'hurt' caused by The Sun's 1989 front page

The Independent - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Four days after the disaster at the Hillsborough football stadium in Sheffield in April 1989, The Sun ran the headline “The Truth” which accused Liverpool fans of being drunk, pickpocketing victims, urinating on “brave” police and assaulting police ...

Hillsborough disaster family: 'We've fought for 27 years - now my brothers can finally rest in peace'

Closer - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The jury found police commander David Duckenfield was 'responsible for manslaughter by gross negligence' due to a breach of his duty of care.

Tributes paid to Hillsborough' disaster's forgotten '97th victim' Stephen Whittle

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Tributes have been paid to Hillsborough's forgotten '97th Victim' who killed himself from guilt after selling his FA Cup ticket to a friend who died in the disaster. Liverpool FC fan Stephen Whittle stepped in front of a train in Westhoughton ...
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Hillsborough: a few truths they still want to hide

Spiked - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Scratch the surface and this reveals much the same spirit of fear and loathing for the mass of football fans that was behind both the Hillsborough disaster and the attempts to blame Liverpool supporters for causing their own tragedy. Now some ...

Lies by police following Hillsborough disaster still 'linger' says football commentator Alan Green - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Football commentator Alan Green says the “litany of lies” spread by police in the wake of the Hillsborough disaster still “linger” 27 years later.

Hillsborough ambulance worker haunted by disaster for 27 years breaks silence and reveals: 'I still see faces of ... - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Huge waves of relief greeted the momentous Hillsborough inquest verdicts but not just from the victims' families, reports the Sunday People.

Hillsborough disaster: The story of Arthur Horrocks, one of the 96 victims

The Independent - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
He'd already been the 'man from the Pru' for about 10 years on the day he set off for Hillsborough. Intimate and companionable though that role in life might sound, he'd always worried that he was not “a salesman”, as he once told his nephew, Dave ...

Special constable says she was bullied to conceal truth about Hillsborough disaster

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
A special constable has revealed how she was bullied by police into changing her statement about the Hillsborough disaster.