Hillsborough Tragedy

'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...

Probe Into Hillsborough Police Chief Email

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK

Comments about the Hillsborough disaster made by a chief constable in an email will be investigated by another top police officer, a police and crime ...

Panorama's Hillsborough Investigation To Include Unseen Footage From Tragedy

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Sport

Panorama will broadcast unseen footage from the Hillsborough disaster in their investigation "Hillsborough: How They Buried The Truth". The hour-lo...

Police Watchdog 'Woefully Under-Equipped And Hamstrung'

PA | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK

The police watchdog is "woefully under-equipped and hamstrung" and does not have the power or resources to get to the truth, a scathing report by an i...

Bid to Quash Hillsborough Deaths

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK

A formal application to quash the verdicts of the original Hillsborough inquests has been made by the Government's top lawyer. Attorney General Dom...

Top Cop 'Should Quit' Over Hillsborough

PA | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

West Yorkshire Chief Constable Sir Norman Bettison should stand down now, according to the man who chaired his police authority until a fortnight ago....

Attorney General To Apply For Fresh Inquest Into Hillsborough Deaths

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

The Attorney General will apply for a fresh inquest to be held into the deaths of 96 fans in the Hillsborough disaster 23 years ago. Dominic Grieve...

Original Hillsborough Inquest Verdicts 'Should Be Quashed'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

The Attorney General is expected to apply today to have the 1991 verdicts on the deaths of 96 fans at Hillsborough quashed as there are "significant i...

Hillsborough Families 'Pleased' But Disappointed Bettison Will Get Full Pension

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK

The families of Hillsborough victims have welcomed the resignation of a top police officer who criticised Liverpool fans in the wake of the tragedy bu...

Sir Norman Bettison Retires Over Hillsborough Tragedy

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK

Sir Norman Bettison is to retire as Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police after controversy over his role in the Hillsborough tragedy. In a mess...

No 'Sorry' For Kelvin

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

A chief constable has told former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie that he will not be getting an apology relating to the infamous "The Truth" story publis...

Should Kelvin Receive A Hillsborough Apology?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK

Kelvin MacKenzie has demanded an "apology and recompense" from South Yorkshire Police over the “personal vilification” the former editor received ...

Rodgers Expects Peaceful United Clash

PA | Posted 22.09.2012 | UK Sport

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers expects this weekend's emotionally-charged contest with Manchester United to pass off without crowd problems. The...

Hillsborough: Complaints Over Sir Norman Bettison Referred To IPCC

PA | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK

West Yorkshire Chief Constable Sir Norman Bettison has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) following complaints alleg...

Police Chief Referred To Watchdog Following Hillsborough Report

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK

A complaint against the Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police which emerged following the Hillsborough disclosures has been referred to the police ...

Former Tory MP And Source For The Sun Story Apologises Over Hillsborough Coverage

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK Politics

One of the sources for The Sun's controversial coverage of the Hillsborough tragedy, former Tory MP Sir Irvine Patnick, has he was "deeply and sincer...

South Yorkshire Police 'Reviewing' Whether To Refer Itself To The IPCC

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

The police force which made "strenuous attempts" to deflect the blame for the Hillsborough tragedy onto innocent fans is considering whether to refer ...

'A Leveson-Style Public Inquiry Into Hillsborough Is Vital'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

David Cameron should set up a Leveson style public inquiry into the Hillsborough cover-up, former News of the World executive Neil Wallis has said. ...

'Disgraceful Lies Were Told': South Yorkshire Police's Chief Constable Apologises After Hillsborough Report

PA | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK

The chief constable of South Yorkshire Police said today he was "profoundly sorry" for his force's actions in the aftermath of the disaster. David ...

Thatcher's Concern Over Hillsborough Report

PA | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK

Margaret Thatcher voiced concern that a 1989 report into the Hillsborough disaster constituted a "devastating criticism" of police, previously-unpubli...

Cameron Calls For Kelvin MacKenzie To 'Face Up To His Responsibilities'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK

UPDATE: Kelvin MacKenzie has apologised The prime minister has called on former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie to "face up to his own responsibilitie...

'What Happened That Day Was Wrong': David Cameron's Full Statement On Hillsborough

Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Politics

Here is the Prime Minister's Hillsborough statement in full: Today the Bishop of Liverpool, the Rt Reverend James Jones, is publishing the report o...