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Jeremy Corbyn meets victims' families as he attends Hillsborough Disaster inquest

The Star - ‎18 hours ago‎
(From the left) MP Steve Rotherham, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and shadow home secretary Andy Burnham arrive at the Hillsborough inquest in Warrington, where Coroner Sir John Goldring is continuing to sum up the evidence. PRESS ASSOCIATION.
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Hillsborough disaster inquest jurors told to find the 'truth'

Sheffield Telegraph - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Jurors were then reminded of evidence heard about the way police statements in the aftermath of the disaster were taken, reviewed and sometimes amended on the advice of lawyers for South Yorkshire Police.
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Hillsborough inquests reminded of evidence on situation outside the turnstiles

Liverpool Echo - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
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HKU vice-chancellor slammed for comparing student siege to Hillsborough disaster

Coconuts Hong Kong - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
The vice-chancellor of the University of Hong Kong has caused outrage after comparing the incident of students storming a council meeting last week to the Hillsborough disaster when 96 football fans were crushed to death in the UK. Peter Mathieson made ...

Blunkett backs plan to help bereaved in Hillsborough-style disasters

The Star - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
The Hillsborough disaster claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool supporters on April 15, 1989 with the fatal injuries inflicted from a crush on the Leppings Lane terrace at Sheffield Wednesday's ground.

HILLSBOROUGH: Fire 'could have been a toxic disaster'

Packet Online - ‎11 hours ago‎
If the fire keeps burning, it could be a disaster for the community, but if the stockpile was left it would have been a toxic nightmare.

Kop Idol from Connah's Quay comes face-to-face with Reds heroes

LeaderLive - ‎43 minutes ago‎
A DEESIDE teenager who battles a lifelong condition and is the grandson of a victim of the Hillsborough Disaster has won a competition to find a Kop Idol.
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Police mindset at Hillsborough was 'all about public disorder', inquest hears

The Guardian - ‎12 hours ago‎
Goldring said that none of the control room officers included the visit of Graham Kelly, the then secretary of the Football Association, to the control room in their 1989 statements about the disaster. The inquests have heard that Duckenfield lied to ...
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Hillsborough inquests: Five key points from day six of the summing up

Liverpool Echo - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
He said in a written statement Brian Mole, the former match commander, said he did not recall any tunnel closures. The coroner said: “I have already very briefly reminded you of some minutes of a meeting after the disaster with counsel which, on their ...
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Hillsborough jury reminded of evidence removed from police statements

Liverpool Echo - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
But Sir John told the court that statement did not find its way to West Midlands Police, who were investigating the disaster. The coroner also reminded the court of the evidence of retired PC Robert Washington, who was stationed behind the turnstiles ...
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Who Is Jeremy Hunt and Why Are British Doctors so Mad?

teleSUR English - ‎15 hours ago‎
In 2010, he also enraged relatives of the 96 soccer fans who were crushed to death during a match at Hillsborough stadium in 1989 by blaming soccer hooliganism for the disaster. Numerous inquests, before and after his comments, found it was the lack of ...

Orgreave campaigners at Westminster as fight for Hillsborough-style inquiry continues

The Star - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Campaigners want her either to establish an independent panel, similar to the one that looked into the Hillsborough disaster, or to order a public inquiry. A spokesman said: “We are currently seeking a second follow-up meeting with Theresa May.

Why the great Barcelona-like Liverpool side of the 1980s declined - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Beyond his genius with the ball, was his dignity in the aftermath of the Hillsborough disaster and how he always represented the club with distinction.
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Brave Liverpool FC supporter enjoys dream day with heroes after winning national Diabetes UK award

Liverpool Echo - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
... fundraising for charities and supporting his mum Charlotte throughout the ongoing Hillsborough inquests. Liam's grandfather, James Hennessy (29), was one of the 96 Liverpool supporters killed in Britain's worst ever sporting disaster in 1989. After ...

With backs to the wall, A-League must not flinch

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Another report in the wake of the Hillsborough disaster mandated minimum standards for stadiums, not least that they were all-seaters.

CHRISTIE post-mortems -- PENSION commission warns of cataclysm -- SPRINGSTEEN autobiography plans

Politico - ‎21 hours ago‎
Chris Christie has asked the federal government for a disaster declaration for 17 counties he said suffered $82.6 million in damages in last month's severe winter storm.

Hillsborough inquest jurors told to find truth behind 'conflicting' evidence

The Star - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Jurors were then reminded of evidence heard about the way police statements in the aftermath of the disaster were taken, reviewed and sometimes amended on the advice of lawyers for South Yorkshire Police.

Jurors told they must decide who told the truth

Yorkshire Post - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Jurors have been given 14 key questions to answer about the disaster which killed 96 Liverpool fans in April 1989 including police and fan conduct on the day, the role of Match Commander Chief Superintendent David Duckenfield and the emergency ...
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Labour demands full inquiry to be held over the Battle of Orgreave

ChronicleLive - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Labour says it is now time to press ahead with this - and believes the inquiry could shed new light on events at Orgreave as well as the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, when 96 people died at a Sheffield football stadium. The party says the inquiry could ...

Hillsborough inquests: CCTV shows fans entering ground after police open gate – video

The Guardian - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
During the summing up of inquests into the deaths of 96 people at the stadium in 1989, the jury has been told to consider the credibility and reliability of evidence given by police officers, many of whom made statements which were amended after the ...