South Yorkshire Police

This is why some parts of Yorkshire woke up to the smell of burning

Residents across some parts of Yorkshire woke up to the smell of burning this morning - as a huge plume of smoke from Staffordshire has moved up the …

Emergency Medicine

Ex-SYP employee stole £98k from force to cover up pocketing vulnerable mum's care home fees

A 'callous' South Yorkshire Police employee, who stole over £98,000 from the force to cover her tracks after 'frittering away' tens of thousands of …

Crime

Financial adviser conned pensioners out of more than £40,000 to keep up her lifestyle

Financial adviser Emma Haywood conned ­pensioners out of more than £40,000 to keep up her lifestyle after being fired by an insurance …

Crime (UK)

Brave student police officer praised for tackling masked robber

A student police officer has been praised for tackling a masked man during an armed robbery.<p>PC Dell Owen and her partner, PC Ben Hawley responded to reports of an aggravated burglary at One Stop on Hatfield House Lane, Shiregreen.<p>CCTV footage released by South Yorkshire Police shows two men going …

Armed Robbery

Renault Megane Brake-Checks HGV in Incredibly Stupid Stunt

Brake-checking is a nasty and dangerous stunt to pull on any highway, no matter how busy or not it is. Even so, the driver of his white Renault …

Renault

BBC is refused leave to appeal against Cliff Richard privacy ruling

The BBC has failed to persuade a high court judge to give it the go-ahead to challenge his ruling on a privacy fight with Sir Cliff Richard.<p>The singer sued over BBC coverage of a South Yorkshire police raid on his home in Sunningdale, Berkshire, in August 2014, following an allegation of child …

Law (UK)

Cliff Richard v South Yorkshire Police & BBC

Yorkshire

BBC agrees to pay Sir Cliff Richard legal bills but denied permission to appeal High Court privacy ruling

The BBC has been denied permission to appeal against the High Court privacy ruling made in favour of Sir Cliff Richard last week.Sir Cliff sued the …

Judiciary

Missing Ben Needham's mum says 'pain never stops' 27 years after toddler vanished on Greek island

The mother of missing toddler Ben Needham says: “The pain never stops.”<p>Kerry Needham is still desperate for answers, with today being the 27th …

Archaeology

Policeman becomes social media hit as he parties on the shoulders of a reveller at festival as Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds perform

A policeman became a social media sensation after he was filmed partying on a reveller's shoulders at a festival.<p>The uniformed South Yorkshire police …

Social Media

Sir Cliff Richard 'did not sleep' during £4m four-year battle with BBC

Sir Cliff struggled to speak after winning his case but is now "beginning to let it filter through", Gloria Hunniford says.<p>Sir Cliff Richard …

Celebrity (UK)

DWF centre stage for South Yorkshire Police as Sir Cliff wins BBC privacy battle

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Law (UK)

Sir Cliff Richard wins £200,000 after suing the BBC over televised police raid

• .<p>Sir Cliff Richard has won over £200,000 in damanges after he sued the BBC for broadcasting a raid on his home in 2014.<p>The pop icon, 77, was awarded …

Celebrity (UK)

Sir Cliff Richard wins privacy case against BBC over its coverage of police raid on his home

Sir Cliff Richard has won a privacy case in the High Court against the BBC over its coverage of a police raid on his home.<p>The 77-year-old singer took …

Sheffield United

Cliff Richard: Singer wins BBC privacy case at High Court

<b>Sir Cliff Richard has won his privacy case against the BBC over its coverage of a police raid on his home.</b><p>High Court judge Mr Justice Mann awarded an initial £210,000 in damages.<p>The singer claimed the BBC's reporting of the 2014 raid, which was part of an investigation into historical child sex …

Entertainment (UK)

South Yorkshire Police apologises over 'distress' caused to Sir Cliff Richard

SOUTH YORKSHIRE Police has apologised to Sir Cliff Richard for the distress he suffered, but welcomed a judge's finding that police staff had been …

Leeds

Sir Cliff Richard wins privacy case against BBC

Sir Cliff Richard has won his High Court privacy case against the BBC over its coverage of a police raid on his home.<p>Sir Cliff Richard has been …

Leeds

CCTV shows moment man fires gun at house in ‘targeted attack’

CCTV has caught the moment a man fired a gun at a house in what police believe was a targeted attack.<p>The clip, taken at around 10.30pm on Sunday June …

Crime

Call for new panel to study Orgreave archives

AN INDEPENDENT panel should be set up to examine the actions of South Yorkshire Police during the Battle of Orgreave, its police and crime …

Leeds

Two men injured after shots fired in Sheffield

<b>Two men have been injured in a shooting in Sheffield.</b><p>Officers were called to Headford Grove, in the Broomhall area of the city, at about 01:20 BST on Thursday.<p>A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said two men, both aged 24, had been taken to hospital suffering from serious injuries.<p>A police …

Emergency Medicine

Rotherham abuse: Senior officers' roles investigated

<b>The police watchdog is investigating whether high-ranking officers failed to protect victims of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.</b><p>The actions of South Yorkshire Police's former senior command team are being looked into by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).<p>A report in 2014 found …

Crime

Senior South Yorkshire police officers to be investigated over Rotherham child abuse failings

Investigators will ask why high-ranking officers failed to act on reports that child exploitation was rife in the town.<p>The police watchdog is set to …

Crime

Police in charge of Rotherham abuse cases investigated over failures to protect children

Former police who were in charge when 1,400 youngsters were abused in Rotherham are to be investigated for failing to protect children.<p>The IOPC …

Crime

Pedestrian seriously injured in Doncaster collision

One pedestrian has been seriously injured, and another has suffered minor injuries, in a road traffic collision that took place in Doncaster last …

Leeds

SHEFFIELD MURDER: Everything we know so far

A man is under arrest this morning on suspicion of the murder of another man in Sheffield.

Crime

South Yorkshire Police Issues First Forced Marriage Order To Protect A Man

The family made the promise of marriage when the victim was just 5 years old.<p>Matthew Lloyd via Getty Images<p>South Yorkshire Police issued its the …

Sociology

South Yorkshire Police issue first male forced marriage order

<b>South Yorkshire Police has secured its first ever forced marriage order to protect a man.</b><p>The force said the 19-year-old had "received threats for not complying to a pre-arranged marriage", which his parents had agreed to when he was five years old.<p>Protection orders were also obtained for the …

Sociology

Male victim of forced marriage gets protection order in 'huge step forward on honour-based abuse'

A male victim of forced marriage has become the first man to be issued with a protection order for the crime.<p>South Yorkshire Police described the …

Siblings

Doncaster Christmas Day killer jailed for life

<b>A Christmas Day killer who stabbed her step-grandfather more than 120 times with a steak knife has been jailed for life.</b><p>Lindsey Fletcher, 39, also beat 72-year-old Michael Eaton with his walking stick at his Doncaster home.<p>She claimed he tried to sexually abuse her like he did when she was a …

Crime

Barnsley murder victim mystery prompts CCTV plea

<b>A CCTV image of a man taken just 30 minutes before he was found dead has been released in a bid to identify him.</b><p>The victim, who died from a head injury. was found in Eldon Street, Barnsley, on Sunday.<p>South Yorkshire Police said they believed the man, who officers described as white, in his 30s, 5ft …

Crime