Apology over Hillsborough email

It's been revealed the Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police has been forced to apologise for an internal email discussing the way the force should deal with the most recent Hillsborough inquiry.

South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright said he was disappointed in the language used in the email which was sent in September last year - before the Hillsborough panel's report was published.

In it, David Crompton is quoted as saying parts of the Hillsborough campaigners' version of events had 'become the truth, even though it isn't'. Mr Crompton said tonight he was sorry if his words caused any offence.