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# Hillsborough disaster

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Andrew Devine: Liverpool fan's death judged to be 97th from Hillsborough disaster
Mr Devine, who died aged 55 on Tuesday, suffered life-changing injuries in the 1989 stadium disaster.
# David Duckenfield
Police chief in command during Hillsborough stadium disaster to face retrial
96 people were killed during a crush at an FA Cup match at the stadium in 1989.
# David Duckenfield
Hillsborough disaster police chief faces manslaughter trial today
He faces charges related to the deaths of 95 Liverpool supporters in a disaster that occurred on 15 April 1989.
# King Kenny
Kenny Dalglish receives knighthood for 'services to football, charity and the city of Liverpool'
The 67-year-old is one of English football’s greatest ever players and managers.
# the 96
Five men - including three ex-police officers - appear in court over Hillsborough disaster
In all, 96 people died after a crush in the overcrowded Hillsborough stadium during a Liverpool football match.
# Punishment
Liverpool FC ban The Sun's reporters from club over infamous Hillsborough coverage
The Premier League side have punished the paper following the notorious ‘The Truth’ story in the wake of the 1989 disaster.
# JFT96
South Yorkshire Police chief constable suspended over his response to Hillsborough
David Crompton’s position had been described as ‘untenable’ following the conclusion of the inquest.
# Reaction
'This has been the greatest miscarriage of justice of our times. But, finally, it is over'
British Prime Minister David Cameron joins those welcoming the landmark Hillsborough inquest verdicts.
# Hillsborough disaster
Watch: Hillsborough families greet inquest verdicts with emotional 'You'll Never Walk Alone'
Landmark inquest verdicts delivered after a 27-year fight for justice.
# JFT96
Hillsborough verdicts: Crown Prosecution will now consider bringing criminal charges
Two criminal investigations set to report to Crown Prosecution Service by the end of the year.
# Respect
Dortmund fans to show their class with tribute to Hillsborough victims at Anfield
Travelling fans will hold up a mosaic spelling out the number 96 before tonight’s Europa League quarter-final second leg.
# Witnesses
Police try to identify six people who helped Hillsborough victims
Some 40 images have been released by police overall in this operation.
# Disaster
'I probably wasn't the best man for the job on the day,' says Hillsborough police chief
David Duckenfield is giving evidence at the new inquests into the death of 96 Liverpool fans at Hillsborough.
# Hillsborough
The son of an ex-Liverpool boss quit his job after the firm became affiliated with The Sun
Stephen Evans was present for the Hillsborough disaster and hasn’t forgiven The Sun for their reporting on the incident.
# JFT96
Insults on Hillsborough Wikipedia page 'traced to British government computers'
Anonymous alterations were made from computers on a secure intranet, the Liverpool Echo reported.
# JFT96
In pictures: Fans unite to mark 25th Hillsborough anniversary and continue the fight for justice
Memorials were held at Anfield, Goodison Park, Hillsborough and in Nottingham this afternoon.
# success
Liverpool beat Man City in title crunch clash
The visitors fought back from 2-0 down to level the scores, but a mistake by captain Vincent Kompany let Coutinho slam home a winner.
# JFT96
Everton announce plans for a permanent Hillsborough memorial at Goodison Park
Merseyside neighbours feel it is “fitting that our home should have a permanent tribute to the 96.”
# Class Act
Gerrard donates £96,000 to the Hillsborough Family Support Group
Liverpool’s captain has given the money as an act of support to the campaign for justice.
Met Police will 'neither confirm nor deny' if undercover officers spied on Hillsborough campaigners
Scotland Yard said they did not answer an FOI on the issue as it was a matter of “national security”.
# Hillsborough
One year on: Hillsborough families left 'dismayed' by lack of progress
New inquests are set to take place next year but the progress of police investigations have disappointed victims’ families and survivors of the 1989 stadium disaster.
# shocking
Police wanted Hillsborough disaster funds for gifts and holiday homes
The ‘wish list’ also included gym equipment and microwave ovens.
# Hillsborough
New Hillsborough inquests will get under way in 'early 2014'
A location for the inquests is still to be determined with victims’ families divided on the matter.
# Hillsborough
Hillsborough families to attend pre-inquest hearing today
The pre-inquest hearing at London’s High Court is likely to set a date and location for the full inquests into the death of 96 people at Sheffield’s Hillsborough stadium 24 years ago.
# JFT96
Hillsborough justice campaigner Anne Williams dies
Williams made her final public appearance at Monday’s memorial service in Anfield, marking the 24th anniversary of the Hillsborough Stadium disaster.
# JFT96
A city united: Hillsborough victims remembered at Anfield anniversary service
A fresh inquest into the death of 96 Liverpool fans in the 1989 stadium disaster is due to begin later this month.
# JFT96
Respect: Mansfield leave 96 seats empty in Hillsborough tribute
The Conference club have come up with a unique idea ahead of their FA Cup third round tie with Liverpool today.
# Hillsborough
Hillsborough inquests hearing set for December 19
Attorney General Dominic Grieve requested that the verdict of the original inquests into 96 deaths in the 1989 stadium disaster be quashed.
# JFT96
VIDEO: Hansen, Dalglish join Macca to record Hillsborough Christmas single
The cover of “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother” will be released officially on 17 December.
# Hillsborough
Special prosecutor to lead Hillsborough investigation - report
The Liverpool Echo reports that the British government will announce the highly-unusual move on Monday when the Hillsborough Independent Panel report will be debated in parliament.
# Hillsborough
Up to 200 police could face charges over Hillsborough tragedy
The news comes as the Independent Police Complaints Commission is set to launch the “the largest independent inquiry that has been launched into the actions of the police in the United Kingdom.”
# Hillsborough
Hillsborough disaster: Sir Norman Bettison to retire in March
The announcement comes in the wake of the damning report into the events of the Hillsborough disaster.
# Hillsborough disaster
The Hillsborough documents: What we've learned so far
An examination of the report and 450,000 documents released by the Hillsborough Independent Panel has shed new light on the stadium disaster, a discredited scrutiny of evidence, and the conduct of a senior police officer.
# The Lies
Kelvin MacKenzie wants apology from police over Hillsborough lies
The former editor of The Sun, which printed the infamous ‘The Truth’, headline following the Hillsborough disaster is seeking recompense from the police force involved.
# JFT96
'United fans won't let club down at Anfield' - Vidic
The Serbian defender believes fans will not engage in offensive chants about the Hillsborough disaster when the sides meet on Sunday.
# JFT96
VIDEO: Merseyside unites as Everton pay tribute to the Hillsborough 96
Ahead of last night’s 2-2 draw against Newcastle United, the Toffees paid a moving tribute to their cross-city brethren who died in the 1989 stadium disaster.
# JFT96
"41 people might have survived" - the Hillsborough report's findings
“The truth is out today and the justice starts tomorrow,” says the chair of the Hillsborough Family Support Group following the report of an independent panel examining 450,000 documents related to the disaster.
# JFT96
The front page of this evening's Liverpool Echo special Hillsborough edition
The paper’s front-page splash is a powerful summary of the main findings from today’s independent report.
# JFT96
Independent report finds police changed Hillsborough statements to deflect blame
Prime minister David Cameron offers a ‘profound’ apology to the victims of the 96 Hillsborough victims as a new independent report is published.
# JFT96
The front page of today's Liverpool Echo is a powerful one
The local newspaper ran with this splash to commemorate the victims of the Hillsborough disaster on the day documents from the independent inquiry are being released.