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Boeing to build first European factory in Sheffield

Aerospace giant Boeing has announced plans to build its first European factory in Sheffield.

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200,000 trees to be planted to cut Calder Valley flood risk

Hundreds of thousands of trees will be planted as part of a long-term plan aimed at reducing flood risk in the Calder Valley - which was devastated by the storms of December 2015.

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'Hope' for teenager with kidney condition after drug made available on NHS

A teenager with a rare kidney condition could now begin potentially life-saving treatment after successfully campaigning for the drug to be made available on the NHS.

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Four bailed in Sheffield shooting probe

Four people arrested in connection with the murder of a man who was shot in a Sheffield street have been released on bail pending further inquiries.

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Third suspect arrested in international cricket spot-fixing investigation

A third suspect has been arrested in connection with bribery offences linked to international cricket match spot-fixing.

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Guess who's back? Eminem to headline Reading and Leeds festivals

Hip-hop veteran Eminem will return to Reading and Leeds festivals this summer, sparking delight among music fans.

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Royal assent for legislation on HS2 first phase

Legislation for the first phase of the HS2 high-speed rail project has passed its final hurdle.

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University Challenge contestant to face retrial on student rape charge

A University Challenge contestant accused of raping a fellow student will face a retrial later this year.

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Driver with 62 penalty points among thousands of offenders still on the road

A man with 62 penalty points on his licence is among thousands of motorists still allowed to drive, despite them exceeding the limit to qualify for a ban, an investigation has found.

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'Room for improvement' in rail safety as Grayrigg derailment anniversary marked

There is "room for improvement" in rail safety despite it being 10 years since the last passenger death in a train crash, industry bosses have warned.

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Camilla hails murdered MP Jo Cox at Great Get Together launch

The Duchess of Cornwall told the husband of murdered MP Jo Cox that she hopes his wife will be "looking down proudly" as a UK-wide community event was launched to remember her.

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Arron Banks 'sticks by' controversial Hillsborough comments

Ukip backer Arron Banks has repeated that he is "sick to death" of hearing about the Hillsborough disaster and said he would "stick by" his controversial comments.

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Primark pulls The Walking Dead-inspired t-shirt over accusations of racism

Primark has pulled a t-shirt inspired by TV show The Walking Dead after complaints of racism.

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Viewers moved to tears as DIY SOS team builds home for brain-injured man

Fans of DIY SOS: The Big Build have called for star Nick Knowles and his team of craftsmen and volunteers to be given honours for their work on a home for a man with a brain injury.

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Viewers moved to tears as DIY SOS team builds home for brain-injured man

Fans of DIY SOS: The Big Build have called for star Nick Knowles and his team of craftsmen and volunteers to be given honours for their work on a home for a man with a brain injury.

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Police appeal over cars' movements after man shot in Sheffield street

Police investigating the murder of a 23-year-old man who was shot in a Sheffield street have appealed for information about the movements of a number of cars.

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Ritz in Brighouse told to change its name by top London hotel

A Yorkshire ballroom says its future looks bleak because the world famous London hotel The Ritz has told it to stop using the same name.

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Overeating and waste results in a fifth of food lost, study shows

Almost a fifth of food available to consumers worldwide is lost through either overeating or waste, according to a new study.

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Sheffield murder 'not linked to spate of shootings'

T he "shocking" murder of a 23-year-old man who was shot in a Sheffield street is not thought to be linked to other recent shooting incidents in the city, police have said.

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Eight years in prison for man who killed primary school teacher in bar attack

A 23-year-old man who killed a primary school teacher with an "unprovoked and senseless act of violence" in a bar has been jailed for eight years.

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