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Here’s a run down of the news around South Yorkshire today.

Heartbroken families sign petition calling for safety improvements at scene of fatal Sheffield bus crash

Heartbroken relatives have signed a petition demanding road safety improvements after a teenager was killed and her boyfriend left fighting for life in a horrific bus crash

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South Yorkshire Police issue rape warning

Police chiefs are warning Christmas revellers of the law surrounding rape in a bid to reduce offences.

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Iconic structures fall from Sheffield skyline

Iconic pieces of Sheffield have fallen after dominating city skies since the 1930s.

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Rotherham sex abuse trial: Female ‘pimp’ treated girls ‘like Hansel and Gretel’

A woman accused of inviting vulnerable teens to live at her home so they could be ‘pimped’ out to Asian men treated the girls ‘like Hansel and Gretel’, a court heard.

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Homeless veteran caught shoplifting inspires Tesco staff to help people living on the streets

When staff at a Sheffield supermarket found a homeless veteran stealing food from their shelves, they didn’t call the police.

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FLASHBACK: The first ever Briton in space - Sheffield’s Helen Sharman

On May 18 1991 Sheffield woman Helen Sharman made history when she became Britain’s first astronaut.

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