hillsborough and grenfell

Why Are People Comparing The Grenfell Tower Fire To The Hillsborough Disaster?

In the aftermath of the deadly fire in Grenfell Tower, parallels have been drawn to the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans at Hillsborough. Both disasters have their roots in institutional negligence and a lack of care for working-class citizens.
Will Magee

Six People Have Been Charged with Crimes Relating to the Hillsborough Disaster

They include David Duckenfield, who has been charged with the manslaughter of 95 people.
sam wolfson

Liverpool Vs The Sun: How the City Rid Itself of the UK's Biggest Paper

Charting the history of the total eclipse of The Sun.
Davey Brett

Paul Nuttall Is a Pub Fantasist Politician

And therefore the perfect figurehead for our times.
Tom Whyman

​Total Eclipse of The Sun: How Liverpudlians Are Kicking the Tabloid Out of Their City

The people of Liverpool have boycotted the paper for years, but now they're campaigning for shops to stop selling it altogether.
Davey Brett
football stadium architecture

How Does Stadium Architecture Affect Match Day Atmosphere?

The atmosphere inside a stadium has as much to do with its design as the fans inside it. We asked an architect who worked on Lyon's new ground how to create a truly noisy match day experience.
Joe Lo
VICE Long Reads

Corruption, Abuse and Manslaughter: The Inexcusable Failings of Britain’s Worst Police Force

After Orgreave, Hillsborough and Rotherham – alongside many other allegations of wrongdoing – there have been calls for South Yorkshire Police to be completely disbanded. Here's how it got to that point.
Mark Wilding, Images: Marta Parszeniew
extremely unpleasant behaviour

Man Charged With Public Order Offence For Wearing T-Shirt Mocking Hillsborough Victims

Paul Grange, 50, has been bailed to appear at Worcester magistrates court in July.
UK Sports Staff

The Hillsborough Documentary That Shows What Really Happened In 1989 Will Finally Air This Weekend

We spoke to director Daniel Gordon about the harrowing process of interviewing the families of the 96, and why he included the voices of police officers in the story.
Ellie Mae O'Hagan

A Hillsborough Lawyer Explains the Verdict: 'We Will Never Work on a Case Like it Again'

Kate Stone, who represented 22 families in the Hillsborough inquests, explains how a 27-year fight for truth and justice against police slurs and false media reports has finally come to an end.
Kate Stone

15 Years After Africa’s Deadliest Stadium Disaster, Not Much Has Changed

There were almost as many deaths at Accra Sports Stadium in Ghana on 9 May 2001 as there were in the Hillsborough and Heysel stadium disasters combined.
Aaron Gordon
Justice for the 96

Hillsborough Inquest Rules 96 Victims Were Killed Unlawfully

Police action has been blamed for the disaster, while Liverpool fans have been completely exonerated.
Will Magee