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New ‘whistleblowing’ hotline for Yorkshire Amazon workers

A "whistleblowing hotline" for Amazon workers as part of a union campaign to get a "new deal" for staff in Yorkshire. Unite organisers demonstrated in Leeds city centre on Wednesday as part of its "Action on Amazon" campaign which aims to unionise workers at the online shopping giant. The company has a large "fulfilment centre" warehouse in Doncaster, as well as smaller distribution centres in other towns and cities across […]

today19/04/2021

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Sheffield mum opens up about painful rare condition with no cure

"I was one of those annoying people who was always on their bike," said Jen Jones.Before 2016, the Sheffield mum said she would always run or cycle across the city rather than take the bus. But that year she began to suffer from aches and pains which seemed to come out of nowhere. "They just wouldn’t go away," the 40-year-old told YorkshireLive. After weeks of tests investigating the source of […]

today18/04/2021

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The ‘stupid’ student who became ‘gangster’s moll’ under spell of a killer

A “gangster’s moll” blinded by loyalty to her killer boyfriend hopes to continue her university degree behind bars after being sentenced to three years in prison. Naïve Dina Aweimrin helped plot her lover’s escape from the UK to Somaliland where he has so far escaped punishment for knifing Jordan Marples-Douglas to death last March. Ishmael Adan remains at large and the chances of him facing any kind of prosecution over […]

today17/04/2021

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Husband struck with police taser after threatening to murder his wife

A husband who threatened to murder his wife and “stab the f***” out of her has been jailed. Kenneth Levitt, from Barnsley, had been drinking when he became aggressive and picked up a knife. The 44-year-old was heard by a 999 call handler to say he would stab his wife and murder her on December 19. To get the latest email updates from South Yorkshire Live click here . He […]

today17/04/2021

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Drug debt killer and ‘gangster’s moll’ jailed after man stabbed to death

A killer who helped stab a young man to death and a "gangster's moll" who plotted her boyfriend's escape route after the murder have been jailed. Ben Jones, 26, was convicted of Jordan Marples-Douglas' murder following a four-week trial at Sheffield Crown Court. The jury also found Dina Aweimrin, 22, guilty of assisting an offender after she helped her killer lover flee the country to Dubai. To get the latest […]

today17/04/2021

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Live as crash shuts M1 with drivers trapped in miles of traffic

Drivers on the M1 near Rotherham are stuck in miles of traffic after a caravan crashed with other vehicles. The M1 Southbound has been closed this morning (today) due to the overturned vehicle, from J35 A629 Cowley Hill (Rotherham/Chapeltown) to J34 A631 Tinsley Viaduct (Meadowhall). To get the latest email updates from South Yorkshire Live, click here . Highways England has tweeted that traffic officers are on the way but […]

today17/04/2021

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Live updates as man, 32, ‘murdered’ with police cordon around scene

A murder investigation is under way following the death of a man in Sheffield. South Yorkshire Police and medics were called to Fretson Green, Manor, shortly after midnight after a 32-year-old man suffered serious injuries. He sadly died at the scene and the force is now urging anyone with information come forward. Detective Chief Inspector Mark Oughton said: “I know this incident will concern the community who live in the […]

today17/04/2021

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Heartbroken mum has ‘no anger’ towards driver who killed daughter

The mum of a teenager killed in a crash says she has no hatred towards the driver of the car in which she died.Jordan Williams, 18, died in October 2019 when the Renault Clio she was a passenger in hit a wall and flipped onto its roof. The young mum, from Barnsley, had been to McDonald’s with friends and was travelling with driver Ben Hanson when the accident happened. To […]

today17/04/2021

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Friend of teen killed in crash says ‘he too good for this world’

A best friend has given a touching tribute to an 18-year-old who tragically died after crashing his car into a wall in Rotherham.Mathew Orme died on March 31 days after an accident in which he crashed into a wall in East Dene. South Yorkshire Police were called to Doncaster Road at 5.17am on March 29 to reports of a crash involving a blue Vauxhall Corsa. Tragically, Mathew could not be […]

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