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Clara Brennan is currently developing a movie about Janis Joplin. Nick Ahad reports by Susan Darlington.


EPL: Positive approach suits Sheffield Steeldogs | Hull Pirates strive to maintain home record

GREG WOOD believes he has been quick to learn from his mistakes as he strives to make Sheffield Steeldogs a potent force in the English Premier League.

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Rocket01's defaced David Attenborough portrait on Charles Street. A message accusing someone of the vandalism has been blurred out in the right corner

Women’s Lib vandals target Sheffield street art of David Attenborough and Patrick Moore

A STREET mural of the naturalist Sir David Attenborough in Sheffield has been vandalised and covered with the message “Womens’ Liberation”

Footballer Ched Evans and partner Natasha Massey outside Cardiff Crown Court, where he has been found not guilty of raping a teenager in a hotel

After Ched Evans case, will rape victims get more protection in law?

THE LAW could be changed to give greater protection to alleged rape victims following the case of footballer Ched Evans, the country’s chief legal advisor has suggested.

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Prime Minister Theresa May

Prime Minister ‘totally committed’ to Yorkshire devolution

The Prime Minister has given one of the clearest indications yet that wide-ranging powers could be handed to regions like Yorkshire, as she heralded the successes of the nation’s initial devolution deals.

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Junior Frood.

I don’t Belieb it! Leeds schoolboy shares stage with Justin Bieber in Sheffield

Rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous had started to become second nature for dancing sensation Junior Frood.

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Theresa May at PMQs.

YP Comment: Last chance for One Yorkshire? County’s devolution dilemma as Theresa May stands firm on elected mayors

THERESA May could not have been clearer at PMQs – what is good for Birmingham, and the so-called Midlands Engine, is good for the rest of the UK as she reiterated her desire to turbo-charge the regional economies. The Tory leader also believes elected mayors are the best way forward.

John Pilger, seen here ahead of a meeting with Julian Assange in 2012, is in Sheffield on Thursday. (AP).

John Pilger: Propaganda is an ‘insidious’ force in the world today

John Pilger is one of the world’s best known investigative journalists and today he’s in Sheffield talking about the power of propaganda. Chris Bond reports.

Danny Willett celebrates winning the European Masters in Switzerland in 2015, one of four wins during his glorious rise over the past two years. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP)

Danny Willett aims to win Race to Dubai as Rory McIlroy looms in background

Masters champion Danny Willett begins a four-week round-the-world odyssey in China on Thursday with the express purpose of finishing a memorable year as Europe’s No 1 golfer.

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Agencies slow to act over £6m of unpaid child maintenance, says report

Single parents in parts of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire are owed millions of pounds in unpaid child maintenance, a new study shows.

History man: Sir Tony Robinson with a Roman Samian wine cup found at a dig in Castleford. (YPN).

Sir Tony Robinson: From Blackadder to Time Team and beyond...

Sir Tony Robinson is a much loved actor, author, TV presenter and plenty more besides. Chris Bond talked to him ahead of his return to Yorkshire.

Sir Gary Verity unveils the host towns for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire at the Welcome to Yorkshire offices in Leeds. 
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Tour de Yorkshire: Venues announced for Britain’s top cycling event

The host towns and cities for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled.

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Lisa Bates

Sheffield axeman is cleared of murder bid on woman Pc he left with fractured skull and severed finger

A 35-year-old man who attacked a Sheffield policewoman with an axe, leaving her with a fractured skull and a finger hanging off, has been cleared of attempted murder.

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NHS trusts ‘drive breakthroughs’

NHS trusts ‘drive breakthroughs’

“Vital” clinical research helping to drive medical breakthroughs is being delivered by every NHS Trust in the country, a league table published today reveals.

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Body art company acquired in £16m buyout

A supplier of body art products has changed hands in a secondary buyout for a price thought to be in the region of £16m.

Sophie Dobson, 12, from Sheffield, enjoys a swim with a dolphin during the Dreamflight visit to Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida.

Ill children are delighted at trip to Florida

SCORES OF sick and seriously ill children from across the UK have left their families behind and conquered their fears on a once-in-a-lifetime sunshine holiday in America.

United's Billy Sharp celebrates the first goal.

Bantams and Blades are ready to go all the way in promotion race

IN the wake of a pulsating derby that rightly ended with honours even, the managers of Bradford City and Sheffield United both agreed that the Yorkshire rivals can go the distance in the promotion race.

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Stuart McCall manager of Bradford City congratulates Billy Sharp.

Bradford City 3 Sheffield United 3: Billy Sharp is denied in Valley Parade cracker

BILLY SHARP’S first act on leaving the field after a pulsating Yorkshire derby was to head straight to the referee’s room.

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Owls young keeper Cameron Stewart keeps a clean sheet on his full Wednesday embraced by Carlos Carvalhal at the final whistle

Sheffield Wednesday 1 QPR 0: Owls ‘in better place for promotion push’

Sheffield Wednesday head coach Carlos Carvalhal says his team are well placed in the promotion chase after claiming seven points from a possible nine.

GOOD TIMES: Sheffield Steelers celebrate Levi Nelson's goal against Fife Flyers on Saturday night. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Double over Fife Flyers caps weekend of celebrations for Sheffield Steelers

SHEFFIELD STEELERS ensured the celebratory mood which had greeted the weekend continued into the early hours of this morning’s coach ride home from Scotland when they posted a maximum return in the Elite League.

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