Champion boxer Kell Brook backs Special Olympics National Games in Sheffield

Sheffield’s world champion boxer Kell Brook has signed up as an ambassador to this summer’s Special Olympics.

Lucy Spraggan has hit out at the series

Sheffield singer and X Factor star Lucy Spraggan brands TV show an 'awful portrayal of mental health and suicide'

Sheffield singer and former X Factor contestant Lucy Spraggan has branded a Netflix series which tackles teenage suicide an 'awful, awful portrayal of mental health and suicid'.

Sheffield's Prince Naseem Hamed, right, falls away after Marco Antonio Barrera of Mexico connects with a left hook in the 9th round of their IBO featherweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Hotel &Casino in Las Vegas, Saturday, April 7, 2001. Barrera won the bout by unanimous decision.

25 years after Naseem Hamed first graced the ring - was he really a ‘Prince’ amongst men?

Twenty five years ago on Friday, a cocky boxer traded his first punches in a professional ring.

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Jason Manford.

Jason Manford surprises Sheffield comedy lovers with secret set

Sheffield comedy fans had a treat last night when star Jason Manford did a surprise set in the city.
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Alfie and Ellen on the show (s)

Watch: From busking in Doncaster to performing on The Ellen DeGeneres show for Rotherham youngster

A Rotherham busker has swapped the streets of Doncaster to performing in front of millions of people on the Ellen DeGeneres Show after shooting to fame on Youtube.

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Louis Tomlinson. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire

Doncaster's Louis Tomlinson to face court after 'altercation' with photographer

Doncaster star Louis Tomlinson will appear in court after an 'altercation' with a photographer at an LA airport.

George Best of Manchester United (11) runs onto the pitch, following Denis Law (10) at Old Trafford, circa 1964.

George Best: the greatest ever British footballer? Sheffield gets to see him again

Sheffield football fans may have been deprived of top-level football for a good few years.

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Frances Bishop, Doncaster star of The Apprentice, who owns The Pud store in Doncaster town centre. The shop was re-fitted in January 2017.

‘My Doncaster clothes shop is my happy place’ - Apprentice star Frances Bishop

She spent over two months living in London, but for Apprentice star Frances Bishop there’s no place quite like Doncaster.

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Sheffield-bound boxing legend Frank Bruno

QUIZ: Can you be perfectly Frank when it comes to Sheffield-bound boxing legend Bruno's beloved sport?

Retired ring king Frank Bruno brings his hard-hitting one man show to Sheffield this week.
Serial award winner Cristiano Ronaldo

QUIZ: As Ronaldo again named world's best player, how well do you know multi-millionaire star striker?

Cristiano Ronaldo, who last month crowned a memorable year by being acknowledged globe's greatest footballer for record fourth time, has scored further success by winning another world's best player plaudit.
Candles were lit around the world when David Bowie died last year

VOTE: On first anniversary of his shock death, choose your fave face of ch-ch-changing chameleon David Bowie

Today marks a year since we bid fond farewell to masterful musician of many faces David Bowie.
The Beatles: "no future"

THIS WEEK REWIND: When The Beatles were rejected as having "no future"

This week 55 years ago saw budding band, who would become musical legends The Beatles, dismissed as having " no future in show business".
David Bowie RIP

VOTE: Choose your fave face of 2016 casualty ch-ch-changing chameleon David Bowie

This year bid fond farewell to celebrities aplenty, none more sadly missed than David Bowie.

Kenny Baker is among the celebrities who died in 2016.

22 stars that died in 2016 but didn't get the biggest headlines

David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen, George Michael, Muhammad Ali and Carrie Fisher are just some of the famous faces we lost in 2016 - but alongside those notable names were many other celebrities whose passing didn’t quite generate the same amount of column inches.
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Who loves a public house like this?

STAR BARS: Two of these celeb pubs have South Yorkshire connections ... but which ones and where?

Stars love their bars and our top five celebrity-owned pubs include two awash with South Yorkshire connections.

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Alex Turner of the Arctic Monkeys on stage at Sheffield Arena. Photo: Glenn Ashley

Arctic Monkeys confirm new album rumours in Sheffield

The Arctic Monkeys are working on a new album in their hometown of Sheffield, singer Alex Turner has revealed.
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Iconic beauty Audrey Hepburn

YOU BEAUTY! Is your choice in top 20 attractive icons?

"The list is a wonderful mix of classic and modern day stars, all of whom are renowned for their stylishness and sophistication".
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Michael Palin as the Magic Mirror.

Michael Palin thrills theatre audiences with Sheffield panto appearance

One of Sheffield's most famous sons is delighting theatre audiences with a comic turn in a Christmas pantomime.

Ballon d'Or serial winner Cristiano Ronaldo

QUIZ: As Ronaldo named world's best player again, how well do you know multi-millionaire star striker?

Cristiano Ronaldo has crowned a memorable year by being acknowledged the globe's greatest player for record fourth time.

The Stone Roses set for Yorkshire double date

Double treat for Yorkshire Stones Roses fans

Yorkshire Stone Roses fans are celebrating announcement of live double date on their doorstep.

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