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Remembering Hillsborough 25 years on

The victims of the disaster will be remembered across the country Credit: ITV News

This weekend's professional English football matches will be delayed by 7 minutes to mark 25 years since Hillsborough.

As a mark of the respect for the 96 Liverpool fans who died, all four divisions, and Football Conference matches will have their games moved back to start at 3:07pm.


Hillsborough inquest jury to be sworn in

Fresh inquests into the deaths of the 96 football fans killed at Hillsborough will continue today. Feelings ran high yesterday as families, journalists and lawyers, came to the first day of a long-awaited hearing in a specially-fitted office building on the outskirts of Warrington.

A potential jury of 11 along with a pool of extras was selected, ready to be sworn in later today before coroner Lord Justice Goldring intends to open the case.

Vice-chairwoman of the Hillsborough Family Support Group Jenni Hicks said the inquest had been "a long time coming."

Charlotte Hennessy who lost her father in the tragedy hoped it was "the beginning of the end". The jurors, who were warned that the inquest could take a year, had already filled in questionnaires to decide their suitability to hear the case.


IPCC: Over 250 Hillsborough police accounts 'amended'

The Independent Police Complaints Commission says more than 250 accounts of the Hillsborough disaster are now suspected to have been amended.


Our ongoing analysis & investigative work has identified eight further police accounts which are suspected of being subject to amendments


The overall total of suspected amended accounts now stands at 251. We've also had over 1700 responses to the Hillsborough witness appeal


We have focussed on making phone contact with over 400 people who do not appear to have provided a previous account


IPCC: Identifies thirteen possible suspects in Hillsborough investigation

'Justice for the '96' banner at Anfield Photo. Credit: PA

The Independent Police Complaints Commission has identified 13 possible suspects in its investigation into the Hillsborough disaster.

Families were in Warrington today for a preliminary hearing before the start of the new inquests.

The IPCC says it's questioned eleven serving and retired police officers under caution.

They were questioned over a range of offences including manslaughter, misconduct in a public office and perverting the course of justice.

Hillsborough jury to be sworn in next Tuesday

Families walking into High court in London to discuss Hillsborough Inquests
Families of Hillsborough victims arrive at previous preliminary hearing in London Credit. Credit: PA

The jury for the Hillsborough Inquests will be sworn in next Tuesday. Families and solicitors are at a preliminary hearing in Warrington in preparation for the start of the inquests into the deaths of 96 fans.

The inquest barrister told the court the jury will first hear statements from families about theirrelatives who died at Hillsborough. There will then be a break for legal teams to consider pathology reports.

At this stage legal counsel have asked for at least four weeks. The coroner Lord Justice Goldring said the length of the adjournment would be discussed at a later date.

Hillsborough families attend final pre-inquest hearing

Families of Hillsborough victims arrive at previous preliminary hearing in London Credit: PA

The Hillsborough families will attend a final pre-inquest hearing in Warrington later.

Coroner Lord Justice Goldring will hold it at the venue in Birchwood Park, where the full inquests will take place from next Monday.

Relatives of the 96 will get to raise any issues. A live video link will relay proceedings in a courtroom in Liverpool Crown Court.

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