HEADLINES: Round-up of today’s top stories

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

Today's top headlines
Today's top headlines

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.

Iconic structures fall from Sheffield skyline

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

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.

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.

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.