Manslaughter and misconduct charges for Hillsborough disaster police chiefs

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SIX people are to face criminal charges over the Hillsborough disaster and its aftermath — including former Chief Supt David Duckenfield, who faces 95 charges of manslaughter by gross negligence. Mr Duckenfield was match commander at the FA Cup semi-final … Continue reading

Pressure for public inquiry into Battle of Orgreave mounting

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Pressure for public inquiry into Battle of Orgreave mounting Links between individuals involved in police investigations into the Battle of Orgreave and the Hillsborough disaster strengthen the case for a public inquiry, campaigners have said. The Hillsborough inquests revealed how solicitor … Continue reading

South Yorkshire Police: Orgreave and Hillsborough officers linked

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South Yorkshire Police: Orgreave and Hillsborough officers linked Senior officers and a solicitor who were involved in the South Yorkshire Police response to Hillsborough and the so-called Battle of Orgreave can be named for the first time. Peter Metcalf was … Continue reading