12 September 2012 Last updated at 17:49

Hillsborough files released: As it happened

Key Points

  • The prime minister makes a "proper apology" to the families of those that have died. "I am profoundly sorry," he says
  • Former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie, who wrote the headline The Truth, has offered his "profuse apologies to the people of Liverpool"
  • David Crompton, chief constable of South Yorkshire Police, "profoundly apologises" to both the families of the 96 Hillsborough victims and Liverpool fans in general
  • The panel finds that a total of 41 people out of 96 "had the potential to be saved" beyond the 1515 time determined by the original inquest
  • The report finds flaws in the police operation and new evidence that the police carried out checks on those who had died in order to "impugn their reputations"
  • The report finds 164 statements were "significantly amended" and 116 "removed negative comments" about policing operation
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