The claims, after the final vindications of the Birmingham Six and Guildford Four, that British justice had prevailed after all and that, despite mass(...)

Tottenham will probably fall short in the English Premier League title race but that is not a reason to think the manager Mauricio Pochettino is not putting together a coming team for next season. Photograph: Lee smith/Reuters

There are those of us who have felt the praise directed Tottenham Hotspur’s way this season, particularly of late, has been over the top. Tottenham ar(...)

 Thousands of people  stand 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

The families of Hillsborough victims are to launch a multimillion-pound high court claim against two police forces for “abuse on an industrial scale”.(...)

A vigil for the 96 victims of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster is held outside St George’s Hall in Liverpool on Wednesday. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty

The chief constable of Yorkshire Police has been suspended following severe criticism of the force’s conduct during the Hillsborough inquiry. The forc(...)

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(...)

A photograph, shown in open court as part of the inquests’ proceedings, of the Leppings Lane terrace at the Hillsborough Stadium, Sheffield, England, on April 15th, 1989, when a crush caused the deaths of 96 people. Photograph: The Hillsborough Inquests,  www.hillsboroughinquests.independent.gov.uk/EPA

The Hillsborough jury was asked to answer 14 questions about the disaster. They were all yes/no answers but the jury was allowed to give a further ex(...)

The Rossport five: Michael Ó Seighin, Brendan Philbin, Willie Corduff, Vincent McGrath and Philip McGrath leaving the Four Courts after being released from prison in 2005.

As gas is flared into the skies above north Mayo, it is worth reflecting on a project that has been one of modern Ireland’s greatest scandals, a stunn(...)

“I assumed that the raging energies of curiosity and sensation would be kept in check here. What’s happened to Pat Carey over the last week shows that I was wrong.” Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

In August 2014, BBC television broadcast live footage of a raid by South Yorkshire police on the home of a 73-year old man in Berkshire. The home belo(...)

 Cliff Richard who has been re-interviewed by South Yorkshire Police after meeting with officers voluntarily, a spokesman for the star said. File Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Singer Cliff Richard, one of Britain’s best-known entertainers, has been questioned again by police investigating allegations of historical sex crime(...)

Former South Yorkshire Police chief superintendent David Duckenfield (left) leaves the coroner’s court in Warrington, north-west England, on Wednesday. Mr Duckenfield, the police chief at the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster, admitted on Tuesday that his failure to close a tunnel was the ‘direct cause’ of the deaths of 96 Liverpool supporters. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

Hillsborough police chief David Duckenfield has told the jury into the inquests of 96 Liverpool fans that he was “a new and inexperienced match comman(...)