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Sir Cliff Richard to continue pursuit of BBC following settlement with police

Sir Cliff Richard is to centre his attention on a High Court fight with the BBC after settling a dispute with a police force, lawyers say. The 76-year-old singer sued the BBC and South Yorkshire Police following reports naming him as a suspected sex offe

33 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Britain's Got Talent judge David Walliams drops trousers for Simon Cowell

Britain's Got Talent fans will witness an excited David Walliams drop his trousers in Simon Cowell's face on Saturday night's show as the judges prepare to narrow down this year's crop of contestants. In the final round of auditions, viewers will see 68-

33 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Katy Perry among headliners as Radio 1's Big Weekend begins amid tight security

Radio 1's Big Weekend kicks off today with heightened security and an increased police presence following the Manchester attack. The two-day festival will see 50,000 music fans gather at Burton Constable Hall near Hull to see acts including Katy Perry, K

today, 00:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield programme seller sacked by club for racially abusing police officer at football match

A programme seller who racially abused a police officer and grabbed his beard during a Sheffield football match has lost his job and been brought before the courts. David Masters of Highcliffe Drive in Sheffield, was working as a programme seller at the

yesterday, 18:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

'She'll always be a hero in everybody's hearts' - Hundreds gather to remember Sheffield bomb blast victim...

Hundreds of people gathered this afternoon to release bunches of balloons in memory of Sheffield hero Kelly Brewster, who died in the Manchester terror attack earlier this week. 32-year-old Kelly died shielding her sister Claire Booth and niece Hollie, 1

yesterday, 17:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield dad jailed for attempting to groom 12-year-old girl who turned out to be undercover police officer

A Sheffield dad has been jailed after the 12-year-old girl that he met online, and subsequently attempted to groom, turned out to be an undercover police officer. Sheffield Crown Court was told how towards the end of 2015 Steven Darby, 43, started messag

yesterday, 17:38 in Yorkshire & Humber


An angry mum has started a petition calling for change at a Doncaster primary school after a row with the headteacher and the trust which runs it. Fiona Flint called a meeting and set up a petition after she was upset by an incident involving her daughte

yesterday, 16:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

Manchester terror attack: Heartbroken partner of Sheffield woman Kelly Brewster says 'I just want to hold...

The heartbroken partner of Sheffield woman Kelly Brewster - who died in the Manchester terror attack - has told how he "just wants to hold her and kiss her again." Ian Winslow described how he and the love of his life were all set for a long...

yesterday, 16:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

South Yorkshire murder investigation - dead man named

Police who launched a murder investigation after a man was found dead in Doncaster last week have today named him. Mark Simpson’s body was found at a property in James Street, Doncaster, at around 7.45am on Monday 15 May. A post mortem examination conclu

yesterday, 15:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

Your guide to Bank Holiday opening times for Sheffield pharmacies

The NHS is encouraging people to prepare for the long weekend by checking they have all their repeat prescriptions. Patients are also reminded they can get expert medical advice on a range of common illnesses at their pharmacist during the Bank Holiday w

yesterday, 15:13 in Yorkshire & Humber

A new hospital CT scanner opens up more possibilities

The Chesterfield Royal Hospital has installed a brand new CT Scanner as part of a completely redesigned CT Scanning suite. The Royal has had two CT scanners for some time, but they operated on opposite sides of the Imaging department. The area to the rig

yesterday, 14:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

Model Lacole and footballer O'Kane seek legal recognition for humanist wedding

A glamour model and international footballer seeking legal recognition of their humanist wedding are being denied rights afforded to religious couples, a court has been told. A lawyer for Laura Lacole, 27, and Leeds and Republic of Ireland star Eunan O'K

yesterday, 13:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield University students help Parkinson’s sufferers

Students have been given the chance to use their ideas to help people with Parkinson’s, as part of their engineering degree. Working in teams, the University of Sheffield students were challenged to put engineering theory into practice by identifying a t

yesterday, 13:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield residents try Tai Chi with SIV

Residents of Sheffield can now try their hand at Tai Chi with Sheffield’s leading leisure operator, SIV. Provided as part of SIV’s Exercise Referral Scheme, Tai Chi classes offer a low-impact, relaxed approach to fitness aimed at improving balance, coord

yesterday, 12:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man left severely disabled after botched birth at Jessop Hospital for Women in Sheffield gets record NHS...

A man left catastrophically disabled by negligence during his birth at the Jessop Hospital for Women has won record compensation from the NHS. If, as expected, he lives into his 70s, the award will be worth more than £20 million, even before inflation. N

yesterday, 12:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

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