Ruling on Hillsborough football crush met with praise, police apology

A ruling that the 96 people who died in the 1989 crush at Britain's Hillsborough football stadium were "unlawfully killed" was met with praise, celebration and apologies Tuesday, following a long campaign by relatives of the victims.

Cameron hails "extraordinary courage" of Hillsborough campaigners

London (dpa) - Prime Minister David Cameron praises campaigners after the "landmark" verdict of unlawful killing, which "provides long overdue justice" for 96 football fans who died in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster.

Jury rules 96 fans "unlawfully killed" in Hillsborough stadium crush

A jury ruled on Tuesday that 96 people were "unlawfully killed" in the 1989 crush at Hillsborough football stadium in the northern British city of Sheffield, saying "errors and omissions" by the police had contributed to the disaster.