BREAKING: Sheffield news as MPs pay tribute after MP David Amess is fatally stabbed
Updates from The Star team as tributes pour in after the Conservative MP Sir David Amess was tragically stabbed to death at a meeting with constituents.
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LIVE BLOG: the latest Sheffield news as family of ‘doting dad’ pay tribute after sudden death
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The finale of the Bears of Sheffield this Monday sees the auction of the vibrantly decorated 2-metre tall sculptures that have brightened up the city over the summer.
4.50pm - Sheffield mum and disabled son suffer carbon monoxide poisoning after council workers 'wrecked' house
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4.16pm - Mexborough shooting: Four South Yorkshire killers left man dead in the street after drive-by shooting
Four killers are facing lengthy sentences after they left a young man dead in the street following a drive-by shooting.
Live: MP David Amess stabbed to death - murder suspect arrested as tributes pour in
MP David Amess has been stabbed to death in his consituency today, with a 25-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder.
Stay up to date with this breaking story: Live: MP David Amess stabbed to death - murder suspect arrested as tributes pour in
3.55pm - Protesters demand safety measures at fatal accident hotspot in Penistone
Protesters gathered at a Penistone junction, which is notorious for accidents, to demand better safety measures.
3.51pm - MP David Amess stabbed to death: man, 25, arrested on suspicion of murder
Tributes have begun pouring in after the Conservative MP Sir David Amess was tragically stabbed to death at a meeting with constituents.
2.44pm - Meet Cobble – the lovely golden retriever with a bright future ahead of him as a life-saving dog
This gorgeous labrador trained by an assistance dog charity in Sheffield has a big future lined up as a life-saving epilepsy seizure alert dog.