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Pilot error caused Shoreham crash that claimed 11 lives, court told

The pilot of a vintage fighter jet which crashed into a dual carriageway when an aerobatic stunt went wrong, killing 11 people and injuring 13 others, had been known to “take risks”, jurors at the Old Bailey have been told.

Match commander’s failings led to 95 Liverpool fans’ deaths, Hillsborough trial hears

The match commander during the 1989 FA Cup semi-final had “criminal responsibility” for the deaths of 95 Liverpool fans, the Hillsborough trial has heard.

Pub co fined over Slug and Lettuce hand injury

The operator of the Slug and Lettuce pub chain has been fined £100,000 after a cellar door slammed on a worker’s hand at its Colchester branch in Essex.


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Liverpool Football Club: Goal getters

We talk to the Premier League club’s senior health and safety manager about CDM duties and procuring a bespoke health and safety management system to standardise its work. 

Learning from: software developers

What techniques do those who write the apps and programs we rely on use? In the first of a new series on learning from other professions we find out.

Clocking on

The 24/7 society means that the number of people working nights is rising. But shift work takes its toll on our bodies as well as our social lives. We talk to researchers about how employers can reduce the risks.