David Cameron has issued an apology to the families of those who died during the Hillsborough disaster, which claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool supporters on 15 April 1989.
The prime minister made the apology while revealing the principal findings of a new report from an independent panel, which was set up to look into allegations of mis-management and deceit from the authorities during and after the disaster.
The report reveals chronic negligence from the police and emergency services on the day of the disaster, and a massive cover-up by the authorities in its aftermath.
Its authors have found that The Sun's infamous 'Truth' article, which alleged that Liverpool fans robbed and urinated on dying supporters, was totally baseless, as was the ruling by the coroner, Dr Stefan Popper, that all victims of the disaster died before 3:15pm.
Cameron's summary revealed that up to 59 people could have been revived after 3.15, directly refuting Dr Popper's ruling - which has, until now, precluded any official investigation of the emergency services' conduct after that time.
Cameron told Parliament: "It is right for me as prime minister to make a proper apology to the families that have suffered", adding that the families "have suffered a double injustice, the injustice of the appalling events and the [subsequent] denigration of the deceased, that they were somehow responsible for their own deaths.
"The Liverpool fans were not the cause of the disaster."
The prime minister also revealed that the documents contained information from The Sun, who claimed that the source for their 'Truth' story came from a newsagency in Sheffield, who were int he possession of conversations between police and MPs over the event.