No verdict on commander in 1989 Hillsborough soccer tragedy

“I recognize that these developments will be difficult for the families affected by the Hillsborough disaster,” said Sue Hemming, director of legal services for the Crown Prosecution Service. The original verdicts of accidental death for the victims were overturned in 2012 after documents uncovered mistakes by authorities and a cover-up by police, following a long campaign by families...

Germany: teen with knives detained after school threat

A 17-year-old boy carrying several knives was arrested in northern Germany on Wednesday after police were tipped off to an online chat in which someone threatened to kill several people at a school. Officers checked students entering the school in Flensburg, just south of the Danish border, on Wednesday morning and detained the German teenager after finding knives in his backpack. The chat surfaced...