Thousands of people gather outside Liverpool’s Saint George’s Hall as they attend a vigil for the 96 victims of the Hillsborough tragedy on Wednesday. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

What happened at Hillsborough? On April 15th, 1989, 96 people died and 766 were injured in a human crush during the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpoo(...)

Liverpool’s St George’s Hall is illuminated following a vigil in memory of the victims of the Hillsborough disaster in the aftermath of the inquest verdict. Photograph:   Reuters

Certain numbers have, through time and repetition, been carved into the Hillsborough tragedy. April 15th, 1989. 54,000. Six minutes. 96. 3.15pm. 27 ye(...)

State-owned Chongqing Iron and Steel Co was the worst performing of China’s big steel mills last year. Photograph: China Photos/Getty Images

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Fresh tributes adorn the Hillsborough Memorial outside Anfield Stadium, the home of Liverpool Football Club on April 26th, 2016 in Liverpool, England. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

A landmark moment in the long Hillsborough inquests came six months in when a police officer who had spread stories that Liverpool fans had stolen fro(...)

Construction continues apace in the City of London, April 18th, 2016. Photograph: Hannah McKay/EPA

On the website of the Vote Leave campaign is a live sterling figure which slowly ticks upwards. One second it stands at £508,669,966,129, a moment lat(...)

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Behind the reception desk of Working Title Films in Marylebone, London, there is a large board displaying graphics from each of the 100-odd films pro(...)

The Social Democratic and Labour Party leader Colum Eastwood  during the party’s manifesto launch. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Strictly speaking, there are almost no Tories in Northern Ireland. The Conservative Party consistently polls below 1 per cent. In 2010, when it stood (...)

Sir Nick Faldo, director Pedro Almodóvar, Jackie Chan and Simon Cowell are among the celebrities whose names have been linked with the Panama Papers.

There is nothing illegal about moving money offshore. To begin with, during the 1970s it was a way of moving cash around at a time of widespread curre(...)

Patrick Pearse: the Daily Telegraph writer Charles Moore portrayed the rebel leader as a religious fanatic

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