City and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England
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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 diesThe blaze broke out at a property in the Lowedges area of Sheffield in the early hours of Thursday.
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Sheffield shooting: Victim, 12, 'recognised gunman'The boy says he recognised the man's eyes and voices, court hears.
Coronavirus spread fear of Sheffield carer who went untestedAlison Taylor fears she may have been unwittingly responsible for spreading Covid-19 to care homes.
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.
McGill unhappy with opponent Clarke as tempers flare in SheffieldQualifiers 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.
Sheffield stabbing: One man killed and three injuredPolice were called to Horninglow Rd in the Firth Park area of Sheffield just after midnight.
Sheffield man 'never imagined' proposal would set flat on fireAlbert Andreu's romantic gesture went up in smoke when tea lights and candles set fire to his home.
Kate Middleton: Duchess of Cambridge wears face mask at event for first timeRoyal dons face covering during visit to baby bank in Sheffield
Trump advances at World Championship after first-round scareDefending world champion Judd Trump survives a first-round scare to edge past Tom Ford at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
World Snooker Championship: Anthony Hamilton withdraws over health concerns, says Barry HearnAnthony Hamilton pulls out of the World Championship in Sheffield because of health concerns, according to Barry Hearn.
World Snooker Championship: Judd Trump faces Ford, O'Sullivan v Un-NoohDefending champion Judd Trump will face Tom Ford in the first round of the World Championship in Sheffield.
Coronavirus: Lockdown-inspired Shed of the Year entriesThe shortlist includes Sarah McGoldrick, in Sheffield, who used her shed to make visors for the NHS.
Three pints deep at 10am: Pub drinkers toast end to lockdownBars 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."
Huge, jagged hailstones lash northern England as thunderstorms sweep the countryImages show people in Leeds and Sheffield holding large clumps of icy debris
UK weather: Hailstones fall on Leeds and SheffieldA Met Office yellow weather warning for thunderstorms and heavy rain remains in place.
Sheffield pub where drinkers hid in cupboards loses licenceThe Pitsmoor Hotel in Sheffield was raided by police during the coronavirus lockdown on 24 April.
Sheffield storms: Lightning strike sets house on fireSix people fled the building during storms in Sheffield on Tuesday night.
'A joy to be back': Places of worship reopen for private prayer three months after coronavirus lockdownQueues may be smaller than for Primark but faithful in Sheffield tell Colin Drury this is moment they have been waiting for
Thousands expected to attend anti-racism protests across UK despite ministers warning against mass gatheringsDemonstrators set to gather in cities including London, Manchester, Sheffield, Bristol and Leicester
Coronavirus: Families missed funerals 'as webcast failed'Current restrictions mean 10 people are allowed at a funeral in Sheffield, with others watching online.
Investigation at Sheffield care homes after PPE claimsHorizon Care, which runs the homes in Sheffield, said it had always followed government guidance.
Patricia Grainger: £10k reward over 1997 Sheffield murderPatricia Grainger's son says "someone out there knows what happened" as he pleads to find her killer.
Sheffield 'fight' death: Two charged with murderPaul Crossley died following reports of a group of men fighting on Longley Hall Way in Sheffield.
Sheffield shootings: Police fear for public caught in crossfireThe South Yorkshire force's comments come after four shootings in 24 hours in Sheffield.
Four shootings in Sheffield in 24 hoursThe incidents took place in the Burngreave, Sharrow and Nether Edge areas of Sheffield during Friday.
Sheffield shootings: Four men injured in early hoursPolice have stepped up patrols in the Burngreave and Sharrow areas of Sheffield.
Coronavirus: Sheffield street thief jailed for syringe threatsA street thief who threatened to infect passers-by with coronavirus, AIDS and hepatitis is jailed.
Coronavirus: Sheffield medical students graduate earlyThe University of Sheffield students are joining the front line after their virtual graduation.
Coronavirus: Pub customers hid in cupboards during raidPolice raided the Pitsmoor Hotel in Sheffield after reports it was still serving customers.
Coronavirus: Boy with cerebral palsy takes on 'Captain Tom' featTobias Weller, from Sheffield, uses a walking frame and is walking 750m a day to reach his target.
Postman delivers 'somewhere in Sheffield' parcelThe package, containing chocolate bars, was sent from Sweden with only biographical details on the front.
Police officer dies in pursuit crash in SheffieldHis motorcycle collided with car as he responded to reports another motorist had failed to stop
South Yorkshire Police motorcycle officer dies in crashThe 40-year-old officer was pronounced dead at the scene in Ecclesfield, Sheffield, police say.
Coronavirus: Villagers say cyclists 'pose threat' to residentsResidents in the Hope Valley complain cyclists from Sheffield are "flouting coronavirus guidelines".
Sheffield student found in Coventry handed Covid-19 fineThe 20-year-old told officers he wanted to save his friend the cost of a taxi to Heathrow Airport.
New mums targeted in Sheffield breastfeeding photo scamWomen in Sheffield were contacted by someone claiming to work at a neonatal unit in the city.
Coronavirus: Sheffield 'doorstep portraits' capture life in lockdownPhotographer Ellie Last is combining walking her dog with documenting the lockdown in Sheffield.
Boy, 12, 'scales Everest' by climbing stairs 2,507 timesSeth Charles, 12, from Sheffield, had to rethink his planned climb due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Premier League Darts: Competition to resume on 30 July in BirminghamThe Premier League Darts season will resume on 30 July with the play-offs moving from London's O2 Arena to Sheffield.
Coronavirus: Nurses' Wetherspoon's parking fines overturnedSeveral nurses at Sheffield's Hallamshire Hospital were fined after parking at a nearby closed pub.
Coronavirus: Sheffield emerges as infection hotspot with highest concentration of cases anywhere outside LondonCity officials claim it's just because more testing is being done there than other areas
'One last ta-ra': Final orders at the bar as city streets empty across UK ahead of coronavirus lockdownThe Independent finds Sheffield transformed into a Friday night ghost town within hours of pubs, clubs and restaurants being ordered to shut
Coronavirus: Sheffield Leadmill to auction memorabiliaSheffield's Leadmill is critical of government advice for venues about opening during the outbreak.
Coronavirus: Family thank Sheffield hospital after man's deathLeonard Gibson, 78, died in hospital in Sheffield after testing positive for Covid-19.
Man, 23, stabbed to death at Sheffield addressThe victim died in Sheffield on Friday night, police said.
Teenager and man injured in Sheffield shootingThe boy and man were in a car when shots were fired injuring them both.
Anti-terror barrier plans for Sheffield city centreSheffield City Council will spend millions on safety measures across the city centre.
Sheffield shooting: Man charged after 12-year-old boy shotIt is the second man to be charged with attempted murder - six people in total have been arrested.
Sheffield mum finds stranger's poem where daughter diedSharon Green has left flowers for the past two decades - this year there was a poem waiting for her.