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Sheffield politicians pay tribute to PC Keith Palmer and victims of London terror attack

Sheffield politicians have today paid tribute to the 'heroic' and 'brave' police officer who lost his life in the Westminster terror attack.
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Emergency services at the scene in Westminister.

Children from South Yorkshire school caught up in terror attack

Children and staff from a South Yorkshire school have been caught up in today's terror attack in London.

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Portcullis House. Picture: Google

BREAKING: South Yorkshire MPs caught up in aftermath of London terror attack

Shocked South Yorkshire MPs have described a scene of chaos after a terror attack outside the Palace of Westminster.

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Portcullis House. Picture: Google

BREAKING: Two people reportedly shot outside Parliament

Two people have reportedly been shot outside the Houses of Parliament this afternoon.

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University of Sheffield journalism lecturer David Holmes on Twitter.

BREAKING: Sheffield students caught up in terror attack in Westminster

University of Sheffield students and staff are currently being held inside a Westminster building after an attack outside Parliament.

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Warning as ID fraud reaches record level

Warning as ID fraud reaches record level

People are being warned to protect their personal data, as 172,919 identity frauds were recorded in 2016.

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Arrests made after Sheffield singer and former X-Factor contestant attacked in Brighton

Two women have been arrested over an attack on Sheffield singer and former X-Factor contestant in Brighton.
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Online identity theft reaches record high

Online identity theft reaches record high

Identity theft has reached an all time high with 172,919 cases being recorded in 2016 according to Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service.

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Man held following burglary at Sheffield care home

Police have arrested a 51-year-old man following a reported burglary at a Sheffield care home.

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Cyber crooks carrying out nation state-style attacks

Cyber crooks carrying out nation state-style attacks

Cyber criminals are targeting British businesses by imitating nation state-style attacks, the National Crime Agency warns.

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Police have launched a crackdown on nuisance bikers

'Somebody could be killed' - Residents fearful as police launch bike yobs crackdown on Sheffield estates

Residents on a Sheffield estate have said if something isn't done about nuisance bikers somebody could be 'killed'.
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SCAM WARNING: Fraudsters using hold music to convince unsuspecting banking customers

SCAM WARNING: Fraudsters using hold music to convince unsuspecting banking customers

Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for cybercrime - has warned of a new tool in the arsenal of online fraudsters.

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8 March 2017..........Rachel Cerfontyne, deputy head of the IPCC, giving a briefing on the inquiry into the Rotherham CSE scandal where more than 90 police officers are currently under investigation. Picture Scott Merrylees

Rotherham abuse scandal probe implicates 91 officers

More than 90 current and former South Yorkshire Police officers are now part of an investigation over the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal - with some potentially facing criminal charges.

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8 March 2017..........Rachel Cerfontyne, deputy head of the IPCC, giving a briefing on the inquiry into the Rotherham CSE scandal where more than 90 police officers are currently under investigation. Picture Scott Merrylees

Rotherham abuse scandal probe implicates 91 officers

More than 90 current and former South Yorkshire Police officers are now part of an investigation over the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal - with some potentially facing criminal charges.

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Warning over tax rebate scam

Warning over tax rebate scam

A warning has been issued about a potential scam which involves the sending of fake emails or texts offering a tax rebate.

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VIDEO: Man charged with fraud after being wrestled to ground by Sheffield bodybuilders over bogus caller claims

A man who was wrestled to the ground by a group of bodybuilders who suspected he was a bogus caller has been charged with fraud.

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Councillor Alison Teal in the back of the police van following her arrest. Picture: Simon Crump

BREAKING: Charges dropped against Sheffield councillor and eight other campaigners arrested over city tree-felling

Charges against nine campaigners including a Sheffield councillor arrested over a tree-felling protest have been dropped.
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CCTV campaign raises £1,360 for Graves Park Animal Farm

Sheffield volunteers have thanked those that helped raise more than £1,000 for security at a family attraction.

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A warning has been isusued to football fans ahead of today's derby match

'Disappointed' inspectors tell South Yorkshire Police it must improve

South Yorkshire Police must make ‘substantial’ improvements to keep people safe, according to national inspectors.
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News from the courts

COURT ROUND-UP: Latest convictions from Sheffield, Doncaster and Chesterfield magistrates’ courts

The following were convicted at Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Chesterfield magistrates’ courts between February 24 and 27.

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