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Trevor Hicks: 'We fought a long fight'

Trevor Hicks from Keighley lost his two daughters Sarah and Vicki in the Hillsborough disaster. He says it has been a long fight to get this far.

Hillsborough families issue statement through lawyers

The Hillsborough families have issued a statement through their legal firm, saying they do not intend to 'indulge in speculation' about the outcome of the criminal trials.

The families have pursued and achieved the truth and a measure of Justice in the Inquests but they have always known that accountability is the most difficult objective.

They remain keen to see the criminal process properly pursued for those who have been charged and given that the rights of the defendants should be respected they do not intend to indulge in speculation about the outcome of criminal trials.

They do however hope that the memories of their loved ones and the integrity of the fans who attended Hillsborough will be respected during the process.

– Lawyers representing Hillsborough families


Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn praise Hillsborough families

Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn have praised the work of Hillsborough families.

Two new Hillsborough 'suspects' also being considered

Sue Hemming, Head of the CPS Special Crime and Counter Terrorism Division, said a decision on two 'new suspects' would be made at a later date.

She added that the six named defendants had a 'right to a fair trial' - and it was " extremely important that there should be no reporting, commentary or sharing of information online which could in any way prejudice these proceedings."


Families arrive in Warrington for Hillsborough decision

Families of the 96 Hillsborough victims have arrived at Parr Hall in Warrington.

They are about to told by the Crown Prosecution Service whether any criminal charges are to be made relating to the 1989 disaster.

Families arrive at Parr Hall, Warrington

Operation Resolve, which investigated the causes of the disaster, and the Independent Police Complaints Commission passed files of evidence relating to 23 suspects, including individuals and organisations, to the CPS earlier this year.

Margaret Aspinall, chairwoman of the Hillsborough Family Support Group, said: "It is going to be a day of mixed emotions for the families and we have had so many of them.

Day of mixed emotions
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