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Front pages of The Sun and The Times anger people following Hillsborough verdict

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People on social media have reacted with fury after both The Sun and The Times opted against mentioning the Hillsborough Disaster verdict on their front pages of Wednesday’s editions.

News that a jury had agreed 96 Liverpool fans were unlawfully killed is widely regarded as the biggest story of the day and features on the front pages of the Mirror, the Independent, the Guardian and the Daily Mail amongst others.

It also occupies top spot on the BBC News website, so the fact both The Sun and The Times have opted against featuring the story on their front pages has angered and confused many people.

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It’s currently unclear where the Hillsborough story features in both newspaper, but that should become clear tomorrow.

The Sun, of course, was the publication that notoriously helped spread lies about the victims who perished on that ill-fated day in 1989 with their infamous headline ‘The Truth’.

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The Sun's front page

The Times' front page

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The Sun's message (on Page 10)

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Justice for the 96

Liverpool supporters have refused to buy The Sun ever since and this latest decision will do little to improve their opinion of the popular British newspaper.

Relatives and friends of the 96 people who lost their lives 27 years ago were seen celebrating outside the court following Tuesday’s verdict.

After more than a quoter-of-a-century of campaigning, justice had finally been served.

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