Latest from Hillsborough pre-inquest hearing
Ex-Tory PM John Major says he is sorry for not ordering a new investigation into the Hillsborough Disaster
West Midlands Police has become the focus for possible criminal conduct after watchdogs found "differences" in witness statements from fans.
Solicitors representing the Hillsborough Justice Campaign are to write to the IPCC to make a formal complaint over claims the police spied on families of the 96.
The Home Secretary Theresa May said the IPCC hadn't received a complaint over allegations families were put under police surveillance after the Hillsborough disaster.
Broudie, Jackson and Canter Solicitors in Liverpool who represented the late Anne Williams said the claims must be fully investigated.
Lord Justice Goldring, giving a ruling after the submissions had been completed, rejected a call for the jurors to be prevented from visiting the police box at the stadium.
He said although he understood the "various differences" between the present police box and as it was at the time of the disaster, he believed the jury would be "well able to distinguish between then and now".
He said the 3D reconstruction of the stadium would show it as it was at the time of the tragedy.
Pete Wetherby QC, representing a group of victims' families, told the inquest of concerns raised after "close forensic analysis" by two experts of police hand held camera footage taken on the day of the disaster.
– Pete Wetherby QC
The findings of the experts is that from the edits of the video that there are a number of edits which are questionable, it may be innocent but it may not be.
"The fact that these edits are of a different nature points away from an innocent explanation but there is one edit in particular which the experts agree could not have been done on the camera itself.
Lord Justice Goldring, the Hillsborough coroner, arrived at Church House in Westminster this morning ahead of the fifth preliminary hearing before next month's inquests. Also attending were survivors of the disaster and relatives of the victims and their legal teams.
Hillsborough inquest prelim hearing told victims' movements through the crush are being compiled from footage. So far 53 identified
Christina Lambert says as far as she (the inquest) is concerned alcohol is not relevant to the disaster or the cause of death
Barrister for inquest asks coroner to order that names of officers who had statements 'modified' are disclosed
A fifth preliminary hearing ahead of the fresh inquests into the Hillsborough Disaster will be held today. It's expected to resolve any issues about how the inquests, due to start in Warrington next month will be run.
Two buses, one funded by former Anfield stars, the other by the City Council. are being donated in memory of the victims of the Hillsborough disaster. Children's charity Variety will send them to local groups helping disadvantaged children.
Former prime minister Sir John Major has apologised to the families of the victims of the Hillsborough disaster for failing to launch the independent investigation they campaigned for.
Police put forward "pretty strong views" that there was no need for a report but the ex-Tory leader said the families should have been listened to.
"Self-evidently the Hillsborough families who petitioned and demanded an independent report have been proven to be right and we must all say to them we are sorry, we should have dealt with it a good deal earlier and we should have listened a good deal more carefully.''