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article 01 May 2015 UK
Sir Norman Bettison
Ciaran Jenkins by Hillsborough: Bettison confronts 'cover-up' allegations

Former police chief Sir Norman Bettison chokes back his emotions as he tells the Hillsborough inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool supporters that he was blamed for a cover-up to smear fans.

post 15 April 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Hillsborough: the real truth, 26 years on

Spare a moment for those who lost their lives in such terrible fashion, but pause too for all those who struggled afterwards amid pain and grief.

article 17 March 2015 UK
The Hillsborough match commander tells the inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans that his failure to close a tunnel was the
Hillsborough: Duckenfield says his decision caused deaths

The Hillsborough match commander tells the inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans that his failure to close a tunnel was the "direct cause" of the tragedy.

article 13 March 2015 UK
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Hillsborough inquest: Duckenfield takes the stand

David Duckenfield, in charge of policing at Hillsborough on April 15 1989, denies taking part in a "cover-up" but admits making mistakes. Here are the key moments from his evidence to the inquest.

article 10 March 2015 UK
David Duckenfield, the police officer in charge when 96 Liverpool fans died at Hillsborough, says he
Hillsborough inquests: the key moments so far

David Duckenfield, the police officer in charge when 96 Liverpool fans died at Hillsborough, says he "was probably not the best man for the job". Here are the other key moments from the inquests.

article 10 March 2015 UK
David Duckenfield (Reuters)
Alex Thomson by Hillsborough inquest: David Duckenfield gives evidence

David Duckenfield, who was match commander at Hillsborough on 15 April 1989 when 96 Liverpool fans died, gives evidence to the inquest into the disaster. Alex Thomson reports via Twitter.

post 10 March 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Hillsborough inquest: police chief gives evidence

The relatives of the 96 have fought long and hard for this real inquest instead of the previous whitewash - and they have waited long, so long, to hear David Duckenfield cross-examined.

video 19 December 2014 UK

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Dalglish gives emotional Hillsborough testimony - video

Former Liverpool player and manager Kenny Dalglish has given an emotional testimony at the Hillsborough inquest. He described the "mayhem" inside the stadium during the disaster.

article 06 August 2014 UK
Government Wiki edits downplay hgih profile killings
Fatima Manji by Government Wiki edits downplay high profile killings

A Channel 4 News investigation reveals Wikipedia edits to pages on Jean Charles de Menezes, Lee Rigby and Damilola Taylor made from government computers.