Boris 'sorry' for Hillsborough article

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has apologised for an editorial article in The Spectator magazine when he was editor in 2004 about Liverpool fans being partly to blame for the Hillsborough disaster:

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Boris hopes families 'can take consolation' from report

Mayor of London Boris Johnson told ITV News he hopes the families of the 96 killed at Hillsborough "can take consolation from the clarity" of the independent report released yesterday.

The mayor added that "he apologised to the people of Liverpool" after an editorial article was published in The Spectator magazine when he was editor in 2004 that said fans were partly to blame for the disaster.

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