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BREAKING NEWS: Two trams crash in Sheffield

Two trams have collided in Sheffield this afternoon.
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Mason Lathe Road, Shiregreen. Google

Street cordoned off by police in Sheffield following incident

A street in Sheffield was cordoned off last night following a serious incident.

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Sheffield police seize knives and baseball bats  following violence in Spital Hill

Sheffield police seize knives and baseball bats following violence in Spital Hill

Police have seized knives, baseball bats and drugs as high visibility patrols continue in the Spital Hill area of Sheffield following violent incidents this week.

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Addy Street, Sheffield. Photo: Google

Sheffield robbery victim, 80, suffers suspected broken leg and wrist

AN 80-YEAR-OLD man suffered a suspected broken leg and wrist when he was attacked and robbed in Sheffield.

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Three arrested as Sheffield police patrols stepped up after violence in Spital Hill

Three arrested as Sheffield police patrols stepped up after violence in Spital Hill

POLICE have arrested three men following two violent clashes in the Spital Hill area of Sheffield when one man was shot and a teenager was stabbed.

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Police at the scene of a shooting in the Spital Hill area of Burngreave

'No excuses' for gangs behind 'Wild West' violence in Sheffield

There can be 'no excuses' made for the rival gangs waging a 'Wild West' style war on Sheffield's streets, a councillor has said.
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Table showing the laughter league.

Sheffield named 'banter capital of Britain'

Sheffielders are always up for a laugh - and now that's official.

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Teenage girl injured in fight at Meadowhall in Sheffield

POLICE are investigating a report of two teenage girls fighting at Meadowhall shopping centre in Sheffield.

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Severe flooding caused chaos in Sheffield in 2007

The fight to protect Sheffield from repeat of deadly floods of 2007

A decade after flooding killed two people in Sheffield, including a schoolboy, a £19m defence scheme is almost complete. But years of extra work lie ahead - and only if more money can be secured. Chris Burn reports.
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Marcus Ekwubiri (left) and Daniel McBride.

Four admit guilt after £160,000 worth of drugs seized in Sheffield raids

THREE men and a woman have admitted taking part in a six-figure drug dealing operation  in Sheffield.
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Flooding in Sheffield in 2007

Sheffield faces £41m shortfall for flood protection schemes

Plans to protect Sheffield from a repeat of the devastating flooding that caused two deaths in 2007 face a £41m funding shortfall.
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The Hillsborough disaster

CPS to announce decision on Hillsborough prosecutions next week

The Crown Prosecution Service will announce next week whether any individuals or organisations face any criminal charges over the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.

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A Sheffield student has narrowly avoided prison, after he drunkenly bit part of a man's ear off who was trying to diffuse a brawl that had broken out in the students' union.

Man had ear cartilage bitten off during brawl at Sheffield students' union

A Sheffield student has narrowly avoided prison, after he drunkenly bit part of a man's ear off who was trying to diffuse a brawl that had broken out in the students' union.
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A Sheffield drunk driver trying to evade being caught by police ran red lights, turned his headlights off and made a U-turn so dangerous that it caused his tyres to be worn down to the metal, a court heard.

Sheffield drunk driver carried out U-turn so dangerous it wore tyres down to metal

A Sheffield drunk driver trying to evade being caught by police ran red lights, turned his headlights off and made a U-turn so dangerous that it caused his tyres to be worn down to the metal, a court heard.

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The altercation took place in Devonshire Street on December 8 last year

Sheffield student left with fractured jaw after he confronted group who stole his bag as he helped homeless woman

A Sheffield student was left with a fractured jaw after he pursued the group who stole his bag as he stopped to help a homeless woman, a court heard.
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Footage of the incident in which a boy was stabbed.

Terrified Sheffield shopkeepers 'barricaded themselves in' during mass brawl as shots rang out

Terrified shopkeepers barricaded themselves in as gunshots reportedly rang out during a fierce street battle between two rival gangs.
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Ali Helal, Burouk Aldbi and daughter Elizabeth, who they named after Her Majesty the Queen to say thanks for taking them in

Syrian couple's Elizabethan thank you to the country which saved them from the horrors of war

A Syrian couple who escaped the horrors of the conflict in their homeland have named their child Elizabeth as a thank you to the country which took them in.
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Haji Lala in front of his shop.

'These gangs run everything' - Sheffield shopkeepers speak out after alleged stabbing and shooting

Fearful business owners described how their livelihoods are now at the mercy of gangs who have taken siege of their community.

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Jeremy Corbyn changed the dynamics of the election campaign.

Matthew Flinders: A new political language needed for world in flux

IT’S not easy being a professor of politics. Everyone expects me to know what’s going on and what’s going to happen. But I’m just as bamboozled as everyone else by the outcome of the UK’s general election.

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The aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster

Sheffield tower blocks will get sprinkler systems

A YORKSHIRE council has agreed to fit sprinkler systems inside all its 24 residential tower blocks, a week after the Grenfell Tower disaster in London which left at least 79 people dead.

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