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City and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England

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Sheffield: City and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire its name derives from the River Sheaf which runs through it. With some southern suburbs annexed from Derbyshire, the city has grown from its largely industrial roots to encompass a wider economic base. The population of the City of Sheffield is 584,853 (mid-2019 est.) and it is one of the eight largest regional English cities that make up the Core Cities Group. Sheffield is the second-largest city in the Yorkshire and the Humber region and the third-largest English district by population. The metropolitan population of Sheffield is 1,569,000.

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Sheffield flat fire: Woman in her 30s dies

The blaze broke out at a property in the Lowedges area of Sheffield in the early hours of Thursday.
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Police in Sheffield fire plastic bullet at gun suspect

A man suspected of having a firearm is confronted by armed police.
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Sheffield shooting: Victim, 12, 'recognised gunman'

The boy says he recognised the man's eyes and voices, court hears.
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Coronavirus spread fear of Sheffield carer who went untested

Alison Taylor fears she may have been unwittingly responsible for spreading Covid-19 to care homes.
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Sheffield stabbing: Victim was killed 'at house party'

Marcus Ramsay, 35, was attacked in what police said was a "large-scale disturbance" early on Saturday.
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McGill unhappy with opponent Clarke as tempers flare in Sheffield

Qualifiers Jamie Clarke and Anthony McGill are involved in a feisty exchange at the World Championship in which the referee has to step in to diffuse the situation.
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Sheffield stabbing: One man killed and three injured

Police were called to Horninglow Rd in the Firth Park area of Sheffield just after midnight.
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Sheffield man 'never imagined' proposal would set flat on fire

Albert Andreu's romantic gesture went up in smoke when tea lights and candles set fire to his home.
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Kate Middleton: Duchess of Cambridge wears face mask at event for first time

Royal dons face covering during visit to baby bank in Sheffield
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Trump advances at World Championship after first-round scare

Defending world champion Judd Trump survives a first-round scare to edge past Tom Ford at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
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World Snooker Championship: Anthony Hamilton withdraws over health concerns, says Barry Hearn

Anthony Hamilton pulls out of the World Championship in Sheffield because of health concerns, according to Barry Hearn.
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World Snooker Championship: Judd Trump faces Ford, O'Sullivan v Un-Nooh

Defending champion Judd Trump will face Tom Ford in the first round of the World Championship in Sheffield.
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Coronavirus: Lockdown-inspired Shed of the Year entries

The shortlist includes Sarah McGoldrick, in Sheffield, who used her shed to make visors for the NHS.
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Three pints deep at 10am: Pub drinkers toast end to lockdown

Bars in Sheffield busy by midday on so-called Super Saturday: "I could die tomorrow," one punter notes. "I'd rather know I'd enjoyed myself than stayed at home afraid of a virus."
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Huge, jagged hailstones lash northern England as thunderstorms sweep the country

Images show people in Leeds and Sheffield holding large clumps of icy debris
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UK weather: Hailstones fall on Leeds and Sheffield

A Met Office yellow weather warning for thunderstorms and heavy rain remains in place.
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Sheffield pub where drinkers hid in cupboards loses licence

The Pitsmoor Hotel in Sheffield was raided by police during the coronavirus lockdown on 24 April.
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Sheffield storms: Lightning strike sets house on fire

Six people fled the building during storms in Sheffield on Tuesday night.
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'A joy to be back': Places of worship reopen for private prayer three months after coronavirus lockdown

Queues may be smaller than for Primark but faithful in Sheffield tell Colin Drury this is moment they have been waiting for
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Thousands expected to attend anti-racism protests across UK despite ministers warning against mass gatherings

Demonstrators set to gather in cities including London, Manchester, Sheffield, Bristol and Leicester
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Coronavirus: Families missed funerals 'as webcast failed'

Current restrictions mean 10 people are allowed at a funeral in Sheffield, with others watching online.
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Investigation at Sheffield care homes after PPE claims

Horizon Care, which runs the homes in Sheffield, said it had always followed government guidance.
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Patricia Grainger: £10k reward over 1997 Sheffield murder

Patricia Grainger's son says "someone out there knows what happened" as he pleads to find her killer.
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Sheffield 'fight' death: Two charged with murder

Paul Crossley died following reports of a group of men fighting on Longley Hall Way in Sheffield.
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Sheffield shootings: Police fear for public caught in crossfire

The South Yorkshire force's comments come after four shootings in 24 hours in Sheffield.
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Four shootings in Sheffield in 24 hours

The incidents took place in the Burngreave, Sharrow and Nether Edge areas of Sheffield during Friday.
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Sheffield shootings: Four men injured in early hours

Police have stepped up patrols in the Burngreave and Sharrow areas of Sheffield.
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Coronavirus: Sheffield street thief jailed for syringe threats

A street thief who threatened to infect passers-by with coronavirus, AIDS and hepatitis is jailed.
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Coronavirus: Sheffield medical students graduate early

The University of Sheffield students are joining the front line after their virtual graduation.
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Coronavirus: Pub customers hid in cupboards during raid

Police raided the Pitsmoor Hotel in Sheffield after reports it was still serving customers.
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Coronavirus: Boy with cerebral palsy takes on 'Captain Tom' feat

Tobias Weller, from Sheffield, uses a walking frame and is walking 750m a day to reach his target.
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Postman delivers 'somewhere in Sheffield' parcel

The package, containing chocolate bars, was sent from Sweden with only biographical details on the front.
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Police officer dies in pursuit crash in Sheffield

His motorcycle collided with car as he responded to reports another motorist had failed to stop
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South Yorkshire Police motorcycle officer dies in crash

The 40-year-old officer was pronounced dead at the scene in Ecclesfield, Sheffield, police say.
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Coronavirus: Villagers say cyclists 'pose threat' to residents

Residents in the Hope Valley complain cyclists from Sheffield are "flouting coronavirus guidelines".
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Sheffield student found in Coventry handed Covid-19 fine

The 20-year-old told officers he wanted to save his friend the cost of a taxi to Heathrow Airport.
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New mums targeted in Sheffield breastfeeding photo scam

Women in Sheffield were contacted by someone claiming to work at a neonatal unit in the city.
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Coronavirus: Sheffield 'doorstep portraits' capture life in lockdown

Photographer Ellie Last is combining walking her dog with documenting the lockdown in Sheffield.
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Boy, 12, 'scales Everest' by climbing stairs 2,507 times

Seth Charles, 12, from Sheffield, had to rethink his planned climb due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Premier League Darts: Competition to resume on 30 July in Birmingham

The Premier League Darts season will resume on 30 July with the play-offs moving from London's O2 Arena to Sheffield.
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Coronavirus: Nurses' Wetherspoon's parking fines overturned

Several nurses at Sheffield's Hallamshire Hospital were fined after parking at a nearby closed pub.
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Coronavirus: Sheffield emerges as infection hotspot with highest concentration of cases anywhere outside London

City officials claim it's just because more testing is being done there than other areas
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'One last ta-ra': Final orders at the bar as city streets empty across UK ahead of coronavirus lockdown

The Independent finds Sheffield transformed into a Friday night ghost town within hours of pubs, clubs and restaurants being ordered to shut
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Sheffield Leadmill to auction memorabilia

Sheffield's Leadmill is critical of government advice for venues about opening during the outbreak.
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Coronavirus: Family thank Sheffield hospital after man's death

Leonard Gibson, 78, died in hospital in Sheffield after testing positive for Covid-19.
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Man, 23, stabbed to death at Sheffield address

The victim died in Sheffield on Friday night, police said.
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Teenager and man injured in Sheffield shooting

The boy and man were in a car when shots were fired injuring them both.
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Anti-terror barrier plans for Sheffield city centre

Sheffield City Council will spend millions on safety measures across the city centre.
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Sheffield shooting: Man charged after 12-year-old boy shot

It is the second man to be charged with attempted murder - six people in total have been arrested.
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Sheffield mum finds stranger's poem where daughter died

Sharon Green has left flowers for the past two decades - this year there was a poem waiting for her.
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