Sheffield, England Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Sam Allardyce is guest of honour for start of Special Olympics torch runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Salisbury Journal

    Former England manager Sam Allardyce will be guest of honour when the flame is lit to mark the start of the Special Olympics National Games Torch Run next week. The Special Olympics, which will run from August 8-11, is the largest disability multi-sport event to take place in the country this year, with around 2,600 athletes with learning disabilities taking part in 20 events across a dozen venues in Sheffield and South Yorkshire.

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  2. Victorian steel works is unearthed in SheffieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Daily Mail

    The Victorian-era factory was discovered in a part of the city once famous for its steel industry, which at its height employed 150,000 people. Researchers excavating the site discovered two well-preserved cementation furnaces, which were once used to convert iron into blister steel.

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  3. Yorkshire Yields a Glimpse of Britain's 19th-Century IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Archaeology

    BBC News reports that excavations have recently been conducted at two early nineteenth-century steel-making sites in Yorkshire. The region was well suited to industry because iron, coal, and water power were readily available.

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  4. After Grenfell, councils scramble to fireproof their buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Economist

    ANGER over the inferno which engulfed Grenfell Tower on June 14th, killing at least 80 people, continues to smoulder. At the first full meeting of Kensington and Chelsea council since the disaster, survivors and relatives of the dead gave highly charged accounts of how they had been failed by officials.

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  5. The truly disturbing thing about this sex robotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    ... of the FRR report, Noel Sharkey, a professor of artificial intelligence and robotics at the University of Sheffield, England, said there are obvious ethical arguments within the field about sex robots with "frigid" settings. "The idea is robots ...

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  6. Sheffield test for Dorset's finestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Bournemouth Echo

    A RECORD 40 swimmers from five south east Dorset clubs will head for Sheffield over the next couple of weeks to test their talents against the best in the land. The British Summer Nationals on Tuesday kick off a 13-day swimming festival which also includes two days of open water and culminates in the Swim England Championships from August 2-6.

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  7. Will the Indians find a way to bolster their rotation for the pennant ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Cleveland.com

    ... least occasionally have to laugh to keep from crying. I haven't seen a slogan so inspiring since a gym in Sheffield, England posted a sign: "Tired of Being fat and ugly? Just be ugly." Bud: Twenty years from now, will Shaw's Spin be known as The ...

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  8. Holland at British Parliament: UVU model fixes divisions in education that abet broader social divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Deseret News

    Most countries and schools educate university students and skilled laborers separately, an act of educational segregation that a growing number of experts believe has contributed to widening polarization in America and across Europe. Utah Valley University educates both groups together, and President Matt Holland, who is spending the summer in England , offered UVU's dual model as a possible solution to an interested audience of British Members of Parliament in London this week.

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  9. Matt Holland in England: What Utah Valley University is teaching OxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Deseret News

    Utah Valley University President Matthew Holland looks over the view at Christ Church while on a sabbatical at Pembroke College, Oxford University, England, on June 14, 2017. OXFORD, England - Britain is baking.

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  10. July 4, 1954 - " The Clash play their first live gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | History Television

    Formed as the first shots of the punk revolution were being fired, The Clash storm onto the UK scene with their debut performance on the Fourth of July, 1976, at The Black Swan in Sheffield, England, as the opening act for The Sex Pistols. While America celebrated the bicentennial anniversary of its independence from Britain, the UK was in the midst of another revolution, this one staged on its very own shores.

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  11. Sheffield University student Joana Burns died after taking ecstasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | BBC News

    A 22-year-old maths student died after taking MDMA for a "final fling" to mark the end of university. Joana Burns had completed her University of Sheffield degree when she went on a night out at The Foundry at the Students' Union building on 6 June.

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  12. Floating cinema casts off for Hull City of Culture tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | BBC News

    The cinema boat will be moored at Victoria Quays in Sheffield, before a tour from Monday that ends in Hull Its film programme starts at Victoria Quays in Sheffield before taking in another seven venues along the canals of Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.

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  13. The Hot Club of Clowntown comes to Leopold SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2017 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    On Saturday 8th July, Sheffield based quintet The Hot Club of Clubtown will be returning for a third time this year to keep Leopold Square's summer of sounds scorching hot. The band will once again entertain visitors with their traditional gypsy style jazz.

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  14. The news you may have missedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    In this April 15, 1989 file photo a lone soccer supporter sits by the damaged fencing at Hillsborough Stadium, in Sheffield, England. British prosecutors on Wednesday June 28, 2017, are set to announce whether they plan to lay charges in the deaths of 96 people in the Hillsborough stadium crush _ one of Britaina a s worst-ever sporting disasters.

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  15. Justice for HillsboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Otago Daily Times

    Families of the 96 men, women and children killed at the 1989 FA Cup semifinal at Hillsborough have finally come closer to justice for their loved ones. Six men, including the Hillsborough match police commander, have been charged over the disaster where, 28 years ago, 95 Liverpool FC fans died in Sheffield, England.

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  16. Root a natural born thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Sky Sports

    As he gazes across Bramall Lane from his seat in the South Stand, Joe Root makes reference to the solitary Test match played at this old ground some 115 years ago. England's new Test captain is a Sheffield United fan and had doubled back to collect his phone upon realising the route we were taking, so as to record his walk down the players' tunnel and emergence onto the pitch, but it is telling that it is the thought of cricket, last played in the stadium in 1973, that first comes to mind.

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  17. The Interpreter: Why Britain Is Consumed With a 28-Year-Old Stadium DisasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | The New York Times

    Prosecutors announced criminal charges on Wednesday arising out of the Hillsborough Stadium disaster, in which 96 supporters of Liverpool's soccer team were fatally crushed and trampled in 1989 at a game in Sheffield, England. There is no statute of limitations for serious crimes in Britain.

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  18. 1989 Hillsborough disaster: Ex-cops among six charged with criminal offenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Football fans try to rescue each other from being crushed against the fence during a FA Cup semi-final match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Sheffield, England in April 1989. Pic/Getty Images Four former senior policemen were among six people charged yesterday over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster in England which killed 96 Liverpool football supporters.

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  19. UK charges 6 in Hillsborough stadium tragedy that killed 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Police, stewards and supporters tend and care for wounded supporters April 15, 1989, on the pitch at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England. Prosecutors charged a former senior police commander with manslaughter Wednesday in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster that left 96 people dead - long-awaited vindication for the families of the victims after authorities spent years blaming fans for the catastrophe.

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  20. Six charged in 1989 Hillsborough stadium tragedy that killed 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    In this April 15, 1989 file photo, police, stewards and supporters tend and care for wounded supporters on the pitch at Hillsborough Stadium, in Sheffield, England. British prosecutors on Wednesday June 28, 2017, are set to announce whether they plan to lay charges in the deaths of 96 people in the Hillsborough stadium crush _ one of Britain's worst-ever sporting disasters.

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