Hillsborough inquests: Michael Mansfield on ‘far-reaching consequences’ – BBC News

Posted April 29th, 2016 in advocacy, bereavement, health & safety, inquests, news, sport by tracey

‘Leading barrister Michael Mansfield QC, who represented most of the victims’ families at the Hillsborough Inquests, has called for the creation of a permanent commission scrutinising how the police and other agencies handle crime scenes. Here he writes how the precedent of the inquests could have far-reaching consequences for the investigation of future disasters.’

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BBC News, 29th April 2016

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Determinations and findings of the Hillsborough inquests – Home Office

Posted April 28th, 2016 in inquests, parliament, press releases, sport, unlawful killing by tracey

‘Home Secretary Theresa May gives a statement on the findings of the Hillsborough inquests.’

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Home Office, 27th April 2016

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South Yorkshire Police chief suspended over Hillsborough – The Guardian

Posted April 28th, 2016 in inquests, news, police, sport, unlawful killing by tracey

‘South Yorkshire Police chief constable David Crompton has been suspended following the Hillsborough inquests.’

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The Guardian, 27th April 2016

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Hillsborough: The remaining questions – Daily Telegraph

‘As the dust settles after an historic victory for the 27 year Hillsborough justice campaign, The Telegraph tackles some of the remaining questions.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th April 2016

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Hillsborough inquest timeline: the long wait for justice – The Guardian

‘The families of the 96 people fatally injured at the 1989 FA Cup semi-final have been fighting for the truth for 27 years.’

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The Guardian, 26th April 2016

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Hillsborough verdict: victims’ families’ 27-year struggle for truth vindicated – The Guardian

‘A 27-year struggle for truth by the families of the 96 people killed at the Hillsborough football stadium has been vindicated after new inquests into the disaster determined that they had been unlawfully killed.’

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The Guardian, 27th April 2016

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Hillsborough disaster: Fans unlawfully killed – BBC News

Posted April 26th, 2016 in health & safety, inquests, negligence, news, police, sport, unlawful killing by sally

‘Ninety-six football fans who died as a result of a crush in the Hillsborough disaster were unlawfully killed, the inquests have concluded.’

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BBC News, 26th April 2016

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Hillsborough inquests: Jury to reveal conclusions into 96 deaths – BBC News

Posted April 26th, 2016 in health & safety, inquests, juries, news, police, sport, unlawful killing by sally

‘The jury at the Hillsborough inquests will reveal its conclusions later into how 96 football fans were fatally injured in the 1989 stadium disaster.’

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BBC News, 26th April 2016

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Hillsborough jury reaches decision – BBC News

‘Jurors have reached a majority decision on whether the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster were unlawfully killed.’

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BBC News, 25th April 2016

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Woman who died after ‘losing sparkle’ cannot be named, court rules – The Guardian

‘The court of protection has declined to name a 50-year-old woman who died after refusing life-saving kidney treatment because she said life had lost its “sparkle”.’

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The Guardian, 25th April 2016

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Hillsborough inquest: Jury can return majority decision on whether fans were unlawfully killed – The Independent

‘The jury in the Hillsborough inquests has been told it can return a majority decision on whether the 96 victims were unlawfully killed.’

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The Independent, 25th April 2016

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MoD could face manslaughter charges over training deaths following calls it should lose immunity from prosecution – The Independent

‘The British military could face charges of corporate manslaughter under landmark changes in law being proposed by a parliamentary committee.’

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The Independent, 24th April 2016

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Judge criticises army drink and sex culture as two former soldiers cleared of rape – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 21st, 2016 in alcohol abuse, armed forces, courts martial, inquests, news, rape, suicide by tracey

‘A judge has criticised a culture of “excessive drinking” and sexual relationships within the Royal Military Police, as two former soldiers were acquitted of raping a colleague who later killed herself.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th April 2016

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Deepcut inquest: Bullet wound ‘consistent’ with self-inflicted injury – BBC News

Posted April 19th, 2016 in armed forces, expert witnesses, firearms, forensic science, inquests, news, suicide by sally

‘The bullet wound that killed a teenage soldier was “consistent” with a self-inflicted injury, according to a ballistics expert.’

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BBC News, 18th April 2016

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Hillsborough jury sent out to consider verdicts into deaths of 96 fans – The Guardian

Posted April 7th, 2016 in health & safety, inquests, juries, news, sport, unlawful killing by sally

‘The jury at the new inquests into the deaths of 96 people at Hillsborough in 1989 has been sent out to consider its verdicts, more than two years after the proceedings began in court.’

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The Guardian, 6th April 2016

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Hillsborough jury set to consider their verdict on 96 deaths – The Guardian

Posted April 6th, 2016 in health & safety, inquests, juries, news, sport by tracey

‘The jury at the new inquests into the deaths of 96 people at Hillsborough in 1989 have been told that they must come to a unanimous decision if they are to reach a verdict of unlawful killing.’

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The Guardian, 5th April 2016

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Jean Charles de Menezes ruling: European Court of Human Rights rejects call to prosecute police officers who shot him – The Independent

‘The UK was right not to charge any police officers over the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes, an electrician who they thought was a suicide bomber, in 2005.’

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The Independent, 30th March 2016

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Jean Charles de Menezes ruling due in European court of human rights – The Guardian

‘A ruling on whether British police officers should have been charged for the fatal shooting of Brazilian Jean Charles de Menezes at a London tube station in 2005 is to be delivered by the European court of human rights on Wednesday.’

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The Guardian, 30th March 2016

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‘Key evidence missing’ from police investigation into Shoreham air show, inquest reveals – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 23rd, 2016 in accidents, aircraft, delay, evidence, inquests, news, police, prosecutions by tracey

‘The police investigation into the plane crash at the Shoreham Airshow – which killed 11 people – is being delayed as detectives are being forced to seek permission from the courts to gain access to key information from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), a pre-inquest review has heard.’

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd March 2016

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Poppi Worthington’s father faces intimidation every day, coroner told – The Guardian

‘A father who was identified by a high court judge as having probably sexually assaulted his baby daughter shortly before she died may be allowed to give evidence from a secret location after facing daily intimidation, a pre-inquest hearing has heard.’

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The Guardian, 18th March 2016

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