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Brews with benefits: the health-boosting perks of a good cuppa

Widely known as a tea-drinking nation, here in Britain we're extremely partial to a good cuppa. But with the likes of black tea, green tea and other blends having a natural caffeine content, the beverage has often come under scrutiny as being bad for...

Saturday, 07:05 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Queen Elizabeth II: Did you know these 20 unusual facts about our monarch?

Queen Elizabeth II turns 92 today, but her birthday won’t be publicly celebrated until June 9, her second birthday of the year. This is a time when the nation will be looking back at the Queen’s reign and celebrating her life and achievements, but did...

Saturday, 07:05 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

The best parks in Yorkshire to visit this weekend with the family

Make the most of the warm weather this weekend and head off on an outdoor adventure with the family. Ideal for picnics, nature walks and soaking up some sun, these parks and gardens around Yorkshire offer a scenic spot to relax and unwind. Bolton...

Saturday, 06:22 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

South Yorkshire man jailed for sexually assaulting two young girls

A South Yorkshire man provided two girls, the youngest of whom was just 12-years-old, with alcohol before sexually assaulting them when he believed them to be in a vulnerable state, a court heard. Richard Ball was put behind bars for 18 months during...

Friday, 18:30 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Sheffield woman who set fire to own flat block to get revenge on neighbour is JAILED

A Sheffield woman has been jailed for over three-years for starting a blaze at her upstairs neighbour's flat, hours after the pair got into an argument. Judge Michael Slater sentenced Nicola Machin to 42 months in prison for the shocking arson attack,...

Friday, 17:05 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

'Only the Conservatives can beat Labour in South Yorkshire' - Ian Walker on mayoral ambitions for the county

Ian Walker is not phased by the challenge he faces running for South Yorkshire mayor despite being a Conservative from Sheffield. In the ‘People’s Republic of South Yorkshire’ as it was once coined, it's Labour through and through. Every MP was...

Friday, 16:56 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Prolific Sheffield drug dealer put behind bars again

A prolific Sheffield drug dealer, previously sentenced to over 20 years in prison for the supply of Class A's, has been taken off the streets once more after police caught him selling heroin. During a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday,...

Friday, 16:31 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster Apprentice star returns to TV to tell of store's success story

A Doncaster shop owner who starred in The Apprentice is to return to TV screens next week to tell of her store's success. Frances Bishop, who starred in the 2016 series of the hit show, will appear on BBC Breakfast to discuss her town centre...

Friday, 16:15 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Tributes paid to after death of popular South Yorkshire music star

Tributes have been paid following the death of a popular and well-known star of the South Yorkshire music scene. Nicky Watson, who played bass with indie pop band Here's Jonny, died earlier this week. The band posted the news on the group's Facebook...

Friday, 14:59 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Veteran Radio Sheffield presenter Rony Robinson presents show NAKED

Veteran BBC Radio Sheffield host Rony Robinson stripped off live on air to present part of his show totally NAKED. The 77-year-old bared all for an interview with naturist Mark Darren during a feature on his show called 'Baring All.' READ MORE: BBC...

Friday, 12:43 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

The day football bad boy Joey Barton was 'strangled' in Doncaster

He's never been far from controversy - and football bad boy Joey Barton once endured one of his most infamous moments on the pitch in Doncaster. Barton, who was unveiled as the new manager of League One side Fleetwood Town earlier this week, has been...

Friday, 10:35 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

From this to this: Sub-zero temperatures set to bring Doncaster heatwave to abrupt end

Enjoy the glorious weather in Doncaster while you can folks, because rain and SUB-ZERO temperatures could be on the way We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but after the hottest April day in almost 70 years, it was pretty obvious that something...

Friday, 10:05 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

The day Dale Winton was called a 'poof' in Sheffield - and the killer comeback to his abuser

One of late TV presenter Dale Winton has spoken of the day the star was called a 'poof' in Sheffield - and his brilliant response. The presenter, who died at home earlier this week at the age of 62, was subjected to homophobic abuse as he walked out...

Friday, 09:37 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Sheffield Space for Cycling Big Ride set for another success

The 2018 Big Ride on Saturday 28th April will see hundreds of people get on their bikes and take to the streets to call for Space for Cycling in Sheffield. Ian Carey, Chair of CycleSheffield says “Our Big Ride is a public demonstration of Sheffield...

Friday, 09:25 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

'Wanna hook up?' Lovelorn romeo tries to make a date with the whole of Doncaster Council

A lovelorn romeo sent a message to Doncaster Council telling the authority: "Wanna hook up?" Doncaster Council shared the photo of the bizarre request through their Facebook page. The council shared a photo of the exchange on Twitter - and...

Friday, 07:23 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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