Hillsborough Disaster

23 Criminal Suspects Could Face Prosecution Over Hillsborough Disaster And Alleged Police Cover-Up

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK

Hillsborough investigators have passed files relating to 23 suspects to the Crown Prosecution Service, a spokesman for the two criminal investigations...

'Hero' Hillsborough Campaigner Explains Why He Snubbed Offer Of New Year's Honour

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 30.12.2016 | UK

Hillsborough campaigner and academic Professor Phil Scraton has rejected the offer of an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list, citing how su...

Let's Not Forget, Fake News Has Been With Us For Decades

Nick Shepley | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK
Nick Shepley

Alarming though the prospects for democracy and civil society are under the threat of online fake news disseminated through Google and Facebook, it is important to take a historical long view of the problem. In the past month since the election of Donald Trump, the influence of fake news disseminated by right wing media outlets in America, assisted it would appear by Russia, have caused alarm at the highest level.

Ex-Police Chief Norman Bettison Accused Of Repeating 'Smears' In New Hillsborough Book

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK

Former police chief Sir Norman Bettison has defended his reference to Liverpool fans’ behaviour during the Hillsborough disaster in a new book about...

Abbott Denies Disrespect During Hillsborough Award Ceremony

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Politics

Diane Abbott has rejected claims that she showed any disrespect by being on her phone during an awards ceremony for a leading Hillsborough campaigner....

Hillsborough disaster appeal sees police release CCTV of 19 fans

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK

Detectives leading a criminal investigation into the Hillsborough disaster have appealed for 19 people seen in CCTV footage at the stadium to come for...

Man Named And Charged After Arrest Over 'Offensive' Hillsborough T-Shirt

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK

A man is to appear in court next month after being charged with wearing a T-shirt that carried "offensive" remarks about the Hillsborough disaster. F...

Arrest Made After Man Wears This 'Offensive' Hillsborough T-Shirt To The Pub

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK

A pub-goer has been arrested after pictures were posted on social media of him wearing a t-shirt carrying allegedly offensive remarks about the Hillsb...

Police Accused Of 'Unethically' Trying To 'Spin' Hillsborough Findings

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK

South Yorkshire Police asked a press officer to "spin" news from the Hillsborough inquests in favour of the force, the former employee has claimed. Ha...

Liverpudlians Want To Change This Street Name Following The Hillsborough Verdict

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK

Liverpudlians are demanding that a street name closely resembling that of disgraced Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield be changed to Truth...

Hillsborough: South Yorkshire Police Chief Stands Down After Just One Day

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK

The acting chief constable of South Yorkshire Police who replaced David Crompton following the Hillsborough inquest findings has stood down after just...

Hillsborough Families New Anguish As Retired Officers Told To Be 'Proud'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK

The families of some of those killed in the Hillsborough disaster have reacted angrily to retired South Yorkshire police being told to be proud of the...

Thousands Unite In Solidarity At Hillsborough Vigil

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

Thousands gathered in Liverpool city centre to pay tribute to the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster at an emotional vigil on Wednesday. Crowds c...

The Sun And South Yorkshire Police Force Are Shamed At Hillsborough Vigil

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

The Sun and South Yorkshire Police force were shamed by the Mayor of Liverpool on Wednesday during an emotional vigil held for the 96 Hillsborough vic...

South Yorkshire Police Chief Constable David Crompton Suspended Over His Response To Hillsborough

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

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The Sun and Kelvin MacKenzie's Hillsborough Coverage Given A Roasting By James O'Brien

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

James O'Brien has hit out at Kelvin MacKenzie, branding the former Sun editor's infamous front page on the Hillsborough disaster "so despicable that f...

Why No Mention of Hillsborough on Today's Front Page of The Sun?

Charlie Proctor | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK
Charlie Proctor

Yesterday, after twenty seven years, the families of those who died in the Hillsborough disaster were told that their fathers, sons, brothers and sisters were unlawfully killed on that unforgettable day in 1989

Kelvin MacKenzie Cornered Over Hillsborough Verdict

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

Kelvin MacKenzie has said he is glad Liverpool fans have been exonerated by the Hillsborough inquiry and feels that "in some strange way I got caught ...

Hillsborough Officers 'Unlikely To Face Prosecutions For At Least A Year'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

Police accused of covering-up their part in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster are unlikely to face prosecution for at least another year, England's forme...

The Sun Relegates Hillsborough To Page 8, Outrage Ensues

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

The Sun has sparked anger by not mentioning the Hillsborough disaster inquest verdict on its front page, 27 years after its coverage accused fans of c...

Ex-Tory: Hillsborough Verdicts 'Pointless'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Politics

A former leading Tory has sparked a backlash after claiming the Hillsborough inquest was “pointless” because “accidents happen” and “people ...

7 Controversial Hillsborough Comments That Forced A Grovelling Apology

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

SEE ALSO: The Sun relegates Hillsborough to page 8, outrage ensues The findings of the Hillsborough disaster inquest mark a turning point in a 27-ye...

Hillsborough Families Call For Police Chief To Resign And The Press Right Their Wrongs

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

UPDATE: South Yorkshire Police Chief Constable David Crompton Suspended Over Hillsborough Response David Crompton, the chief constable of Sout...

Not Even The Sun Could Have Expected This Level Of Anger After Hillsborough Inquest

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK

The newspaper that ran an infamous Hillsborough disaster front page claiming Liverpool supporters stole from victims, urinated on police and blocked r...

Liverpool Echo Sums Up What Justice For The 96 Means In One Page

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK

The long fight for justice for those killed in the Hillsborough disaster was summed up by the Liverpool Echo's front page on Tuesday. A special late e...