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Prominent UK minister hid in closet to avoid Hillsborough families

Prominent UK minister hid in closet to avoid Hillsborough families

Former United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May disclosed a minister hid in a closet to avoid seeing Hillsborough Disaster victims' relatives. The former prime minister declined to identify the politician. Yet, she did imply that the encounter occurred within the context of Whitehall's unwillingness to 'rake over the past' by reopening the investigation into the […]

Prominent UK minister hid in closet to avoid Hillsborough families

Former United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May disclosed a minister hid in a closet to avoid seeing Hillsborough Disaster victims' relatives. The former prime minister declined to identify the politician. Yet, she did imply that the encounter occurred within the context of Whitehall's unwillingness to 'rake over the past' by reopening the investigation into the […]

Police apologize for Hillsborough Disaster, and admit negligence

British police have issued an apology for their role in the 1989 Hillsborough Disaster that resulted in the tragic death of 97 soccer fans. It's the first time that police have apologized for the disaster and how families of the victims have been treated. The apology comes six years after a 2017 report headed by […]

Liverpool fans haunted by Hillsborough memories during Paris ordeal

Liverpool (AFP) – Liverpool fans feared a repeat of the Hillsborough disaster during terrifying scenes that saw them funnelled into overcrowded corridors and met with tear gas by French police when trying to enter the Champions League final in Paris. French authorities have tried to pin the blame for the chaos that saw kick-off to […]
ByAFP

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Liverpool football ban The Sun over Hillsborough coverage

London (AFP) – Liverpool have banned The Sun's reporters from their stadium and training ground over the tabloid's coverage of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to AFP on Friday. Liverpool fans have boycotted the paper ever since it published damaging and subsequently discredited front-page allegations four days after the […]
ByAFP

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Liverpool unites in city for Hillsborough tribute

Thousands of sympathizers were expected to pay an emotional tribute to the Hillsborough disaster victims on Wednesday after a landmark inquest found that 96 Liverpool football fans were unlawfully killed. The day after the biggest inquest in English legal history determined police blunders caused the fatal 1989 stadium crush, the city of Liverpool was due […]
ByAFP

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Jury concludes police failures led to deaths of Liverpool fans in Hillsborough disaster

The 96 Liverpool fans who died in Britain's 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster were unlawfully killed, a jury found Tuesday following the longest-running inquest in English legal history. After hearing more than two years of evidence, the jury also concluded that the behavior of Liverpool supporters on the day did not cause or contribute to […]
ByAFP