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# hillsborough - Friday 9 May, 2014

‘Living with Hillsborough is like living with any unresolved issue — it eats away’

Professor Phil Scraton spoke yesterday about the continuing impact of the tragedy on victims’ families.

# hillsborough - Saturday 3 May, 2014

‘We’ve Never Walked Alone’ – Liverpool fans thank Celtic for Hillsborough support

The banner was paraded around Celtic Park before the Scottish champions defeated Aberdeen.

# hillsborough - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ballymurphy parachute regiment killings: NI Secretary says ‘no’ to Hillsborough-style probe The Troubles

Ballymurphy parachute regiment killings: NI Secretary says ‘no’ to Hillsborough-style probe

Ten people were shot dead by the British Army in August 1971. An 11th person died from a heart attack.

# hillsborough - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Watch the new ESPN 30 for 30 documentary on Hillsborough in full

The latest sports film in the series aired for the first time last night to coincide with the 25th anniversary.

# hillsborough - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

The long fight for justice: what has happened in the 25 years since the Hillsborough disaster?

Memorial services take place against the backdrop of fresh inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans at Hillsborough.

# hillsborough - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Snapshot: Haunting scenes as Anfield pays tribute to The 96

This weekend is the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy.

# hillsborough - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about the Irish language, Amnesty International and Hillsborough, 25 years on.

Sheffield Wednesday’s touching tribute to Hillsborough victims: 96 roses

Football remembers the victims 25 years on today.

# hillsborough - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Stuck bull saved by policewoman who held its head above water for three hours Inspired By Cadbury

# hillsborough - Monday 31 March, 2014

Hope for families as new Hillsborough inquests start

The inquest is expected to last longer than nine months.

# hillsborough - Saturday 29 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie John Waters, ambulances, and Bryan Dobson: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

John Waters, ambulances, and Bryan Dobson: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish people don’t exercise at all?

# hillsborough - Thursday 27 March, 2014

13 police ‘suspects’ now identified in Hillsborough probe

11 of these had already been interviewed relating to a range of offences including manslaughter.

# hillsborough - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

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.”

# hillsborough - Monday 16 December, 2013

Hillsborough campaigner Anne Williams honoured with touching BBC tribute at SPOTY awards SPOTY This post contains videos

Hillsborough campaigner Anne Williams honoured with touching BBC tribute at SPOTY awards

Merseyside naive Sue Johnston delivered the poignant reading.

# hillsborough - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie One year on: Hillsborough families left ‘dismayed’ by lack of progress 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.

# hillsborough - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Police wanted Hillsborough disaster funds for gifts and holiday homes

The ‘wish list’ also included gym equipment and microwave ovens.

# hillsborough - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Hillsborough probe finds more police statements changed

Up to 55 more statements may have been changed along with the 164 already identified.

# hillsborough - Sunday 19 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Hillsborough revisited in ‘The Real Thing’ short story Short Story

Hillsborough revisited in ‘The Real Thing’ short story

As Hillsborough families continue to strive for truth about how 96 people died, Irish writer Niamh Cooper O’Sullivan shares a fictional depiction of the horror of 15 April 1989.

# hillsborough - Thursday 2 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Boost for Hillsborough families as new inquests to be held close to home Hillsborough

Boost for Hillsborough families as new inquests to be held close to home

The coroner Lord Justice Goldring made the announcement this evening.

# hillsborough - Thursday 25 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New Hillsborough inquests will get under way in ‘early 2014’ 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.

From TheJournal.ie Hillsborough families to attend pre-inquest hearing today 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.

# hillsborough - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie dumped by Telegraph after ‘Alan Hansen protest’

The Match of the Day pundit voiced his displeasure.

# hillsborough - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

No minute’s silence for Thatcher as Reading plan Hillsborough tribute instead

The Royals chairman had joined the Wigan owner in suggesting the football world in England should honour the late prime minister.

# hillsborough - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Telegraph forced into U-turn on Kelvin MacKenzie column following complaints

The former Sun editor oversaw the paper’s controversial reporting on the Hillsborough disaster.

# hillsborough - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Liverpool to hold Hillsborough silence ahead of West Ham game

Meanwhile, the annual memorial service will be held on April 15 at Anfield.

# hillsborough - Sunday 31 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Photos: One of the largest houses in America is up for sale for €29.5 million Property Porn This post contains images

# hillsborough - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge 13 things we didn’t know last year Review 2012

13 things we didn’t know last year

Gangnam, Instagram, Mick Wallace’s tax dealings, and how amazing our athletes are.

# hillsborough - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie London High Court quashes original verdicts into 96 deaths at Hillsborough Hillsborough

London High Court quashes original verdicts into 96 deaths at Hillsborough

A recent report showed that 41 of the 96 people who died could have been saved if they had received medical treatment in time.

# hillsborough - Monday 17 December, 2012

Kenny Dalglish sells the first copy of Hillsborough single JFT96 This post contains videos

Kenny Dalglish sells the first copy of Hillsborough single

Sales of The Justice Collective’s ‘He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother’ will aid the Hillsborough families in their quest for justice.

VIDEO: The ‘He Ain’t Heavy’ song for Hillsborough is out today JFT96 This post contains videos

VIDEO: The ‘He Ain’t Heavy’ song for Hillsborough is out today

Stars like Paul McCartney hope to get the single to No 1 for Christmas.

# hillsborough - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

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.

# hillsborough - Monday 10 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Attorney General applies for new inquests into 96 Hillsborough deaths Hillsborough

Attorney General applies for new inquests into 96 Hillsborough deaths

Dominic Grieve, the AG for England and Wales, has announced that he will apply to the High Court to have the original verdict in the deaths of 96 football fans 23 years ago quashed.

# hillsborough - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 2,400 police could be probed over Hillsborough disaster Hillsborough

2,400 police could be probed over Hillsborough disaster

Britain’s police watchdog says more than 2,400 police officers could be investigated over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster, in which more than 90 football fans died.

# hillsborough - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Hillsborough: Police chief Bettison resigns, says he never blamed fans Hillsborough

Hillsborough: Police chief Bettison resigns, says he never blamed fans

The most senior serving officer who is implicated in new revelations about the Hillsborough disaster has resigned as chief constable of West Yorkshire Police today.

# hillsborough - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Hillsborough: Police chief Bettison ‘boasted of role in smearing fans’ – MP Hillsborough

Hillsborough: Police chief Bettison ‘boasted of role in smearing fans’ – MP

MPs heard that over 300 serving police officers are being investigated in relation to their role in the Hillsborough stadium disaster in 1989.

# hillsborough - Monday 22 October, 2012

Leeds fan jailed for 16 weeks over Kirkland attack

Aaron Cawley, from Cheltenham, pleaded guilty to assault and invading the pitch during Sheffield Wednesday’s 1-1 draw at home to Leeds United on Friday night.

# hillsborough - Saturday 20 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Special prosecutor to lead Hillsborough investigation – report 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 - Friday 19 October, 2012

VIDEO: Leeds fan assaults Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Chris Kirkland Violence This post contains videos

VIDEO: Leeds fan assaults Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Chris Kirkland

The incident took place just as Leeds had scored a second-half equaliser.

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