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Dali and Da Vinci did it! Einstein and Edison enjoyed it! Churchill and Kennedy were converts! Even...

Sleeping during the day, once stigmatised, is no longer sanctuary of the slothful as more of us workers are empowered by power naps. Tellingly 35% of British staff admit to having got away with some shut-eye on the job with only 12 per cent seemingly dis

today, 16:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Motorpoint finally arrives in Sheffield

Car sales company Motorpoint is set to create 50 jobs and invest up to £10m after taking the former Carcraft site in Sheffield. The firm is aiming to have 500 new and nearly new cars on the 10-acre plot when it opens in April. It comes after the company

today, 16:22 in Yorkshire & Humber

£3.2m for low cost battery firm

A Sheffield company has received £3.2m to develop a low-cost battery set to cut the cost of home electricity storage and electric vehicles. Faradion, based in Sheffield city centre, has developed a sodium-ion battery which has superior performance to lit

today, 16:22 in Yorkshire & Humber

BREAKING: Woman arrested in connection with death of Dinnington teenager

A second person has been arrested in connection with the death of a teenage girl whose body was found on a path close to her home in Dinnington. A 26-year-old Dinnington woman was arrested by detectives last night on suspicion of assisting an offender in

today, 15:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield man gains qualifications after facing a life on the streets

Just three years ago John Jarrett was facing life on the streets, with no prospects and no hope of finding regular employment. But then he found Emmaus Sheffield, the working community with quality, self-contained accommodation, training facilities and a

today, 15:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

COMMENT: £900m and devolved powers is the only game in town

Let’s be clear: there is no ‘Yorkshire deal’ for devolution. It’s just a dream peddled by a West Yorkshire leader – a place which has so far failed to strike a deal of its own. The only process locally that is recognised by Government is the one in Sheff

today, 14:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

100 new jobs up for grabs at Yorkshire Wildlife Park as venue celebrates record breaking year

100 new jobs are to be created at Doncaster's Yorkshire Wildlife Park after another record-breaking year. The park attracted more than 750,000 visitors during 2016 and is now looking for 96 new staff as it expands its facilities and events programme thro

today, 14:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

South Yorkshire students prepare showcase performance

Barnsley College students will tread the boards and showcase extracts of contemporary musicals and plays at the Electric Theatre next month. The Directed Scenes Showcase 2017 will include extracts from Bad Girls, Legally Blonde, Stags n Hens, The Crucibl

today, 14:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

ALERT: Man in car with tinted windows and gold-rimmed wheels jumps out and grabs terrified Sheffield...

A man jumped out of a car with tinted windows and gold-rimmed alloy wheels before chasing a terrified schoolgirl in what appears to be an attempted abduction. The red coloured vehicle slowly approached a 14-year-old girl while she was walking along Fulme

today, 13:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

Deliver driver pushed over and has car stolen in Rotherham

A delivery driver was pushed over and had his vehicle stolen in Rotherham. The man was dropping something off in Winterhill Road, Kimberworth, when he was approached by a man who pushed him over and stole his car key. The offender then made off with his

today, 13:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Arsonists target Sheffield industrial estate

Arsonists set fire to debris and electrical equipment at an industrial estate in Sheffield last night. Yobs set file to litter and a fridge freezer at the Holbrook Industrial Estate in Holbrook Avenue at about 8pm. A crew from Birley Fire Station spent 3

today, 13:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Witness appeal after death of man hit by police car in Sheffield

Investigators have appealed for witnesses to help them piece together the moments that led up to the death of a man hit by a police car in Sheffield. The 73-year-old was walking in Penistone Road when he was hit by a South Yorkshire Police Vauxhall Astra

today, 12:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

INTERNATIONAL NEWS: Thousands of Britons flown home from The Gambia amid safety fears

Thousands of UK holidaymakers are set to be flown home from The Gambia due to growing political unrest. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is warning against "all non-essential travel" to the west African nation due to potential military...

today, 12:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

Brand new website boost for tourism in the Peak District and Derbyshire

Visitors to the Peak District and Derbyshire can now count on an even better on-line experience when looking for fresh ideas and inspiration before or during their visit. Marketing Peak District and Derbyshire, the area’s official tourist board, has laun

today, 12:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

'Justice is done' - Drunk-driver who put Sheffield schoolboy into a coma after fleeing a previous crash is...

A drunk-driver who smashed into a car carrying an 11-year-old Sheffield schoolboy leaving him with several broken bones has been jailed for 20 months. Scott Ford, aged 31, of Shirehall Road, Shiregreen, crashed into a car carrying Jack Marshall on June 2

today, 12:07 in Yorkshire & Humber

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