Hillsborough Disaster

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


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...

The Hillsborough Conclusions Can Give Hope To Us All

Jake Mills | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK
Jake Mills

Behind each picture is a life lost, a family distraught, children left without parents, parents without their babies. Today we remember them. Today we remember their families, their friends and all those who have been victim of the disaster on the day and the 27 years of needless and cruel pain since.

Justice for the 96: It Has Finally Happened

Lydia Suffield | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Lydia Suffield

It's been twenty-seven years since 96 people left homes, parents, spouses, siblings, children, to go to a football game...

Justice For the 96 Who Died at Hillsborough - But Why Has It Taken So Long?

Matt Barbet | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK
Matt Barbet

My Nanna was very worried for her sons, and it took an awfully long time to find out if they were okay (they had tried to phone as soon as possible, but every phonebox from Sheffield to Manchester had a queue). Eventually, word came through that they were, having been in the fateful Leppings Lane end where the crush happened.

'Angel' Hillsborough Mother Who Never Lived To See Her Victory 'Must Be Remembered'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

Supporters of the 96 people killed in the Hillsborough stadium disaster have paid tribute to the campaigning work of mother of a victim who never live...

Hillsborough Disaster Jury Delivers Verdict Of Unlawful Killing Over Deaths Of 96 Liverpool Supporters

The Huffington Post | James Martin | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

96 Liverpool fans who died at Hillsborough WERE unlawfully killed Jury rules fan behaviour did NOT cause or contribute to the tragedy CPS confirms it ...

It's The Sun That Will Win It!

Paul Blanchard | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Politics
Paul Blanchard

The other day the nation was treated to a terrifying spectacle: all three party leaders posing with a copy of The Sun newspaper. They stood, or in Ed's case sat, clutching it proudly while grinning inanely at the person brandishing the iPhone. If it hadn't been so sad it would have been laughable...

'Rogue Civil Servant Who Made Hillsborough Edits Will Be Held To Account'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK

Hillsborough campaigner Andy Burnham has vowed to hold to account the "rogue civil servant" responsible for using government computers to post "sicken...

Hillsborough Disaster Wikipedia Page 'Altered By Government Computers'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK

Inflammatory changes to the Wikipedia page for the Hillsborough disaster were made by government computers behind Whitehall’s secure intranet, accor...

The Hillsborough Commemoration Reminded Me Why I Am Against Scottish Independence

John Wight | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK
John Wight

I am being invited by an increasingly bitter and intolerant Yes campaign for Scottish independence to cast a vote on September 18 that will separate working people in Scotland from working people in Liverpool and every other town and city in England and Wales, and instead express an affinity with any number of rich and affluent Scots on the basis of nothing more than the fact I happen to live in the same part of this island as them.