Inquests into the deaths of 96 victims of Hillsborough disaster

The jury at the new inquests into the Hillsborough disaster is expected to deliver its verdict on Tuesday, after sitting for more than two years.

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Lanterns for the 96 light up Liverpool city hall

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Candles representing each life lost at the Hillsborough disaster have been lit at St George's Hall in Liverpool.

Today, 27 years on since the disaster the families of those who died will find out if their loved ones were unlawfully killed.

The jury in the Hillsborough inquests will return to court today to deliver their conclusions into the deaths of 96 fans. The jury of six women and three men will give their decisions from 11am.

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Hillsborough families find out results of fresh inquests tomorrow

Verdicts have been reached at the inquests into the 96 men, women and children who died following Hillsborough.

But we'll have to wait until the morning to hear what the jury has decided.

That's to allow the families of those who lost their lives after the disaster in 1989 to attend.

News of the verdicts came soon after the Coroner said he would accept a majority decision on whether the Liverpool fans were unlawfully killed.

Our Hillsborough Correspondent Andy Bonner reports:

Hillsborough Inquests - a mother's story

Verdicts have been reached at the inquests into the 96 men, women and children who died following Hillsborough.

But we'll have to wait until the morning to hear what the jury has decided.

That's to allow the families of those who lost their lives after the disaster in 1989 to attend.

Among the many relatives who've been to the hearings, since they began in March 2014, is Brenda Fox from Wirral.

She lost her son Steve at Hillsborough, aged just 21. This is Brenda's story:

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Coroner directs Hillsborough Inquests jury

The jury in the Hillsborough Inquests has been given a majority direction on the question of whether fans were unlawfully killed.

Coroner, Sir John Goldring, said they to must continue to try and reach a conclusion for their last remaining issue on which at least seven of them agree.

They have been asked to answer 14 general questions about the 1989 disaster and tasked with recording the time and cause of death of each of those who died.

Last week the inquests heard the six women and three men have reached unanimous conclusions on all but the question of unlawful killing.

The jury is now on its eleventh day of deliberations at the special coroner's court in Birchwood Park, Warrington.

Hillsborough jury reaches all but one of its decisions

Hillsborough Memorial Credit: PA

The jury in the Hillsborough inquests has reached all but one of its decisions.

The six women and three men have been deliberating for eight days in a private room at the special coroner's court in Birchwood Park, Warrington.

They have been asked to answer 14 general questions about the 1989 disaster and tasked with recording the time and cause of death of each of those who died.

They will continue their deliberations on Monday.

Ann O'Connor reports on today's Hillsborough service at Anfield

It was in complete contrast to those ecstatic scenes last night and an unforgettable European comeback by Liverpool no doubt in part inspired by the anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster 27 years ago.

In shock and grief, people began to arrive spontaneously to leave flowers and scarves. Before long their tributes stretched as far as the eye could see.

And today the crowds came again to Anfield. Our correspondent Ann O'Connor reports on today's final, poignant service here.

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