Birmingham pub bombings: Coroner to rule on resuming inquests – BBC News

Posted June 1st, 2016 in coroners, explosives, inquests, Ireland, news, terrorism by sally

‘A coroner is due to rule on whether the inquests into the deaths of 21 people in the Birmingham pub bombings will resume.’

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BBC News, 1st June 2016

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Elliott Johnson: Inquest opens into death of ‘bullied’ Tory activist found on rail tracks – The Independent

Posted May 31st, 2016 in bullying, inquests, news, political parties, suicide by tracey

‘A coroner will today start taking evidence into the death of a young Tory activist who is believed to have taken his life after being bullied while campaigning for the party.’

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The Independent, 31st May 2016

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Logan Peters killed himself following police custody – BBC News

Posted May 27th, 2016 in detention, inquests, mental health, news, restraint, suicide by tracey

‘A series of police failures caused a man to kill himself a day after being released from custody, an inquest found.’

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BBC News, 27th May 2016

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Father of Eleanor de Freitas loses battle for fresh inquest – The Guardian

Posted May 25th, 2016 in coroners, Crown Prosecution Service, families, inquests, news, rape, suicide by sally

‘The father of a woman who killed herself days before she was due in court on suspicion of making a false rape claim has lost his legal battle for a new inquest into her death.’

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The Guardian, 24th May 2016

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Parents’ fight for justice after seven-year-old son dies in winter floods – The Guardian

Posted May 16th, 2016 in children, families, inquests, legal aid, litigants in person, news by sally

‘Zane Gbangbola’s parents believe he died of hydrogen cyanide poisoning but as his inquest nears, they feel let down by the system.’

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The Guardian, 16th May 2016

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Birmingham pub bombings: coroner receives ‘significant’ information about whether MI5 had prior knowledge – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 13th, 2016 in explosives, inquests, intelligence services, news, terrorism by tracey

‘The coroner who is considering re-opening the inquests into the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings has received “significant” new information about whether MI5 knew about the IRA attacks in advance.’

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Daily Telegraph, 12th May 2016

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Police watchdog to investigate Hillsborough inquest spin claims – The Guardian

‘The Independent Police Complaints Commission has launched an investigation into allegations that South Yorkshire police tried to influence daily media coverage of the Hillsborough inquests and spin what the force considered to be evidence favourable to it.’

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The Guardian, 12th May 2016

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Hillsborough verdict sparks call to rebalance police and criminal justice system – The Guardian

‘A cross-party campaign for radical reform of the police and criminal justice system in light of the Hillsborough inquests verdict has been launched by the shadow home secretary, Andy Burnham.’

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The Guardian, 11th May 2016

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South Yorkshire PCC Alan Billings to investigate Hillsborough police ‘spin’ – BBC News

‘South Yorkshire’s re-elected police and crime commissioner will investigate claims that a former police press officer was asked to “spin” news during the Hillsborough inquests.’

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BBC News, 7th May 2016

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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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