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  1. Pak-Origin UK Councillor Suspended For Sending Topless Woman's Photo During MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Outlook

    Sheffield City councillor Mohammad Maroof, who said that he was "very embarrassed" and has apologised for what he described was an "honest mistake", has been suspended by the Labour council pending an investigation. A Pakistani-origin councillor in the UK sent a photo of a topless woman to a group of women during a meeting, prompting the opposition Labour party to suspend him for what he called an "honest mistake", media reports said Thursday.

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  2. UK councillor sends topless woman's photo during meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The Times of India

    LONDON: A Pakistani-origin councillor in the UK sent a photo of a topless woman to a group of women during a meeting, prompting the opposition Labour party to suspend him for what he called an "honest mistake", media reports said on Thursday. Sheffield City councillor Mohammad Maroof posted the image on a WhatsApp group named 'Mums United', BBC reported.

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  3. Boeing Opens New Aircraft Parts Factory In SheffieldRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2018 | Aero-News Network

    Boeing on Thursday welcomed guests from industry, government, partners, suppliers and the local community to celebrate the opening of its new Fabrication factory in Sheffield. The new factory, the company's first manufacturing site in Europe, makes actuation system components for the 737 and 767 jets from raw materials sourced in the UK.

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  4. Bed boss Craig Williams jailed for over 3 years after cot deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Bed boss, 37, who designed A 655 cot in which a seven-month-old baby boy 'choked to death' is jailed for more than three years A bed company boss who designed a cot in which a seven-month-old baby 'choked to death' was today jailed for three years and four months. Craig Williams, 37, of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, the owner of Playtime Beds, admitted a health and safety charge and fraud - but was formally cleared of manslaughter over Oscar Abbey's death.

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  5. Designer of cot in which York baby died jailed for more than three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | York Press

    THE designer of a cot in which a seven-month-old York baby boy "choked to death" has been jailed for three years and four months. Leeds Crown Court heard how the lifeless body of Oscar Abbey, from Tang Hall , who had got his head stuck while trying to crawl through a gap in the bed, was found by his parents in November 2016.

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  6. Boeing dishes up boost to UK's manufacturing sector as it opens...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | This Is Money

    When should you leave the safety of cash and invest? Vanguard investment expert on why long-term gains mean the risk is worth it HMRC's deadline for paper tax returns looms on 31 October: Five tips to make completing yours easier and error-free 'I'm saving half my salary and still don't think I'll be able to buy a home for seven years': The millennials who skip nights out to save money Back with a bang: We put BMW's new 8-Series to the test as it revives the much-loved luxury coupe 20 years on As Debenhams reveals record half-a-billion in losses, EMILY HARDY asks if there's a disastrous Christmas in store for the UK's embattled retailers FTSE CLOSE: Debenhams shares rocket despite record A 500m loss; WPP shares plunge 20%; FTSE 100 back above 7,000 Debenhams shares soar 20% as boss Sergio Bucher talks up chain's turnaround plan after bad news the City expected was put out in the open WPP ... (more)

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  7. Boeing opens first European manufacturing plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | Bournemouth Echo

    The opening of aerospace giant Boeing's first ever European manufacturing plant in Sheffield has been hailed as "hugely significant" for South Yorkshire, the North of England and the UK as a whole. The 66,736.24 sq ft facility is making components for Boeing's 737 and 767 jets.

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  8. Boeing dishes up boost to UK's manufacturing sector as it opens vast A 40m plant in SheffieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | This Is Money

    Fancy glamping in a UFO or a night in a converted prison? First Direct offers new credit card customers boutique hotel stay to sign up Aerospace giant Boeing's first production plant in Sheffield has been branded as 'hugely significant' for South Yorkshire, the North of England and the UK. Opened today, the 6,200-square-metre facility has 52 staff and 20 apprentices, who will manufacture components for Boeing 737 and 767 jets.

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  9. West Midlands Mayor Andy Street wants control of 550 million currently spent by the EURead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | IcWalsall

    The money is currently spent by the EU to help the economy, and mayors say it should go to them after Brexit Mayors across England have called on the Government to hand them control of hundreds of millions of pounds currently spent by the European Union. West Midlands Mayor Andy Street joined forces with six other mayors to demand the Government devolve control of a new "Shared Prosperity Fund", which will replace the 2.4 billion provided by the EU to promote economic growth.

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  10. Steve Hackett to revisit Selling England By The Pound at York Barbican next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | York Press

    For the first time, the former Genesis guitarist will perform Genesis's album Selling England By The Pound in its entirety. Released in 1973, it rose to number three in the British charts on the back of such live favourites as Dancing With The Moonlit Knight, Firth Of Fifth, Cinema Show and I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe.

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  11. SheffieldRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2018 | Diamond Geezer

    Gadabout: SHEFFIELDOne of Britain's largest cities, Sheffield is famously hilly and impressively green, as befits its location close to the foot of the Pennines. Formerly in Hallamshire, Sheffield is now the mainstay of South Yorkshire, a county which I acknowledge I've seriously underblogged thus far.

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  12. A couple have been given just one week to dig up flower beds they spent nearly 30 years cultivatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Mail on Sunday

    Couple who have brought colour to their village for 30 years by tending beautiful flower beds are given a week to remove them by council after ONE anonymous neighbour complained they were a danger to drivers A green-fingered couple have been told to dig up flowers they planted nearly 30 years ago because they are a 'danger' to road users. Passionate gardeners Brian and Sally Williams had planted the colourful display on the narrow lane in the village where they live in Sheffield, which they claimed was 'neglected' by the council when they first moved into the property in 1991.

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  13. UK Fracking: Hundreds attend Sheffield protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | Newsday

    The event in Sheffield City Centre, called the Global Frackdown Carnival, is to "show the scale and strength of the opposition", organisers said. Shale gas drilling was due to resume in Lancashire over the weekend, but has been postponed due to bad weather .

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  14. 101 service 'inefficient' and needs to change - police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Oxford Times

    THE way people report crimes needs to change because the 101 service is "inefficient", according to Thames Valley Police 's chief constable. Francis Habgood said the number of people calling 101 "exploded" in July, but insisted the cost of employing people in call centres was too expensive and said some problems would be better dealt with online.

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  15. Paul Morrison turns portraiture on its head in new exhibition at Sheffield's Graves GalleryRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2018 | Art Daily

    The depiction of the head or face is one of the most compelling images in our visual language. This summer, Heads Roll, a new exhibition curated by artist Paul Morrison, presents a constellation of historical and contemporary perspectives to explore our preconceptions of this most familiar genre.

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  16. Council's garden waste collection is named in 'top 10' highest charge listRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Redditch Advertiser

    BROMSGROVE and Redditch councils have featured fourth in a top 10 list for the most expensive green waste collection charges that aren't all year round. Only Sheffield City Council , Carmarthenshire County Council and Worcester City Council charges more in the category.

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  17. Mayor of British city bans Trump, declares 'Mexico Solidarity Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | UPI

    The mayor of Sheffield, England, announced on Thursday that he is banning U.S. President Donald Trump from his city ahead of the president's visit to Britain next week. Magid Magid, the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, made the announcement at a Sheffield City Council meeting while wearing a sombrero "in solidarity" with Mexico, the BBC reported .

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  18. Sombrero-clad U.K. mayor trolls Trump, says he's "banned" from cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | CBS News

    The mayor of Britain's fourth biggest city used his chair at the helm of a Sheffield City Council meeting this week to troll President Donald Trump, declaring him "banned" from the city and declaring July 13, the day of the , "Mexico Solidarity Day." Lord Mayor Magid Magid, who came to Britain at age 5 with his parents as refugees from Somalia, became the youngest person ever elected to the Sheffield mayor's office earlier this year.

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  19. Family of pensioner, 73, killed by speeding police officer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Family of pensioner, 73, killed by speeding police car which wasn't on a 999 call are 'devastated' the driver has not been prosecuted Leslie Bingham was hit by a marked patrol car while on his way to his granddaughter's 21st birthday celebration The family of a pensioner who died after he was hit by a speeding police car on a pedestrian crossing say they are 'devastated' that the driver has escaped without prosecution. Leslie Bingham, 73, was walking to his granddaughter's 21st birthday party at Owlerton greyhound stadium in Sheffield when the patrol car smashed into him on the A61 Penistone Road.

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  20. Bumping up the prices of ALL sugary drinks by 20p cuts consumption...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Mail on Sunday

    Bumping up the prices of ALL sugary drinks by 20p - more than the Government levy - cuts consumption by almost a THIRD, finds study Bumping up the prices of all sugary drinks by 20p cuts consumption by almost a third, a new study suggests. Firms now have to pay a levy of 18p a litre if their drinks contain more than 5g of sugar per 100ml, or 24p a litre if more than 8g.

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