Archive: Hillsborough Disaster

"Over the course of the miners' strike it was the narrative of 'picket line violence' which dominated broadcast news"

Battle of Orgreave: Hillsborough verdict gives hope to campaigners

Issues highlighted by the Hillsborough inquest have parallels with the conduct of the South Yorkshire Police at Orgreave

Opinion Former Articles

  • Thatcher: Did she create a culture of impunity in the police?

    Hillsborough: Was it Thatcher's fault?

    The fallout over yesterday's Hillsborough report has triggered a bitter row over how much of the blame can be pinned on the Thatcher government's attitude to the police.

  • A scene from the Hillsborough disaster, which left an indelible mark on the psyche of English football

    Hillsborough: Search for truth ends with horror

    Shocking revelations about the "deeply distressing" failures that led to 96 deaths in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster have prompted an apology from both David Cameron and Ed Miliband, leaving many MPs in the Commons close to tears.

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