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Hillsborough

The 1989 Hillsborough disaster claimed the lives of 96 innocent Liverpool FC fans. Since that day their families, and those who survived the terrible tragedy, have campaigned relentlessly for justice. September 12, 2012, was a momentous day as the findings of the Hillsborough Independent Panel finally confirmed the shocking truth and the full scale of the subsequent cover-up. It prompted the biggest-ever investigation by the Independent Police Complaints Commission into the huge police failings and saw the discredited "accidental" death verdicts quashed paving the way fresh inquests. The campaign for justice continues.

Andrea Nixon, executive director of The Tate Liverpool.

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Liverpool Post and Echo editorial staff get ready for the final edition of the historical Liverpool Post, which will cease production after 158 years
Photo by James

158 years of the Liverpool Post . . . a life well lived

Editor Mark Thomas reflects on the end of an era as The Liverpool Post bows out

Hillsborough Pre Inquest hearing at Thistle Hotel Marble Arch London. Theresa Glover(Back) with Joan Tootle and Grand Daughter Lianda.
Photo by Gavin Trafford.

Families demand names of Hillsborough officers refusing to help with inquiry

13 ex-cops have refused to co-operate with ten minutes of police camera footage has gone missing

Hillsborough justice campaigner Anne Williams, who died in April, was honoured during Sunday's BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony. The Helen Rollason Award was accepted on her behalf by her daughter Sara, son Michael and brother Danny.

BBC honour for Hillsborough campaigner Anne Williams

Mum who died in April recognised for her efforts on behalf of the 96

The Hillsborough Justice Collective single goes on sale today
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Vince Cable, Andrew Mitchell, David Cameron and Anjem Choudary

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RBS is facing allegations of “unscrupulous” treatment of small businesses and police officers would be given a new chartered status and face being struck off a professional register if guilty of misconduct

Fans escape the Leppings Lane at Hillsborough

Did Hillsborough police help cause crush outside ground?

Dangerous buildup of supporters outside the Leppings Lane terrace triggered fateful decision of match commander David Duckenfield to open exit gates

The Hillsborough vigil at St George's Hall
Liverpool fans spill on to the pitch at Hillsborough's Leppings lane end during the semi final against Nottingham Forest

BBC original Hillsborough tapes have been destroyed

Quality of existing footage poorer than originals

Deborah Glass, deputy chair of Police watchdog the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), during a briefing on its review of the Hillsborough Independent Panel's report at the IPCC in central London

IPCC chair Deborah Glass says Hillsborough evidence will be carefully managed

Details will be held back so as not to jeopardise potential criminal action

Hillsborough inquests third preliminary hearing at Thistle Hotel London. Pictured are Teresa Glover Joan Tootle Catherine Gormley and Anne Burkett as they arrive at the hearing

‘Cover-up’ claim police gain Hillsborough inquest status

Move means the pair will be legally represented at full inquests

Hillsborough inquests third preliminary hearing at Thistle Hotel London. Pictured are the Hope for Hillsborough gropu including members of Anne Williams family

Families call for action after claims Hillsborough disaster footage may have been altered

Internationally-recognised expert claims video evidence shot by police on day of Hillsborough disaster may have been edited

Tesco supermarket in Allerton, Liverpool

Will Batchelor: What Hillsborough lies can teach us about Twitter

This is the hot story of the day, so let's run with it

Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a statement in the House of Commons, London, on the Hillsborough report

Hillsborough families will get the justice they have been fighting for

Cameron pledges justice ahead of Hillsborough hearing

The Hillsborough vigil at St George's Hall

Warrington to host fresh Hillsborough inquests

Cheshire town chosen ahead of Preston and Chester

IPCC Hillsborough update and appeal press conference Deputy Chairman Deborah Glass gives a statement to the media
An animated Brendan Rodgers in training

Rodgers aiming to rid Liverpool's second-half fear factor

Liverpool FC have scored in the second half of only one of their last eight matches

IPCC Hillsborough update and appeal press conference Deputy Chairman Deborah Glass gives a statement to the media

Hillsborough witness appeal is launched

Supporters who were at Hillsborough urged to come forward with evidence

The new headquarters for the IPCC's Hillsborough investigation

Police watchdogs to appeal for Hillsborough witnesses

IPCC searching for witnesses who have statements to West Midlands Police

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