PIC: The Times have officially apologised for not mentioning Hillsborough on its front page 6 years ago

PIC: The Times have officially apologised for not mentioning Hillsborough on its front page

There was a glaring omission from the major newspaper.

While the vast majority of media outlets led with the unlawful killing of the 96 victims from the 1989 Hillsborough disaster verdict on Wednesday morning, two major newspapers decided to omit the historic decision from its front page headlines.

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As well as The Sun, The Times left out the Hillsborough coverage from their front page headline, instead going with this...

After receiving a lot of criticism for the decision, The Times have officially released a statement apologising for and explaining the move.

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The publication has acknowledged that, although they have covered the news extensively in various forms on Wednesday, they made an error in omitting the story from the front page of their first edition.

Here is the brief statement in full.

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