Two men have died following a collision in the early hours of this morning. A black Vauxhall Astra and a blue Peugeot 206 were involved in a crash in Blackburn Road at around 1am.
Firefighters are at the scene of what they have described as a 'large' blaze in Sheffield. We are told around six pumps are on the scene. More details are to follow later.
A pedestrian has suffered serious injuries to his leg after being involved in a collision with a car in Sheffield in the early hours of this morning.
He was in collision with a grey Nissan Micra in Sheaf Street, at the bottom of Howard Street outside the railway station.
The pedestrian, a 41-year-old Sheffield man, is currently in hospital receiving treatment.
The driver was left uninjured in the incident.
Anyone with information should contact South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident 131 of 20 December 2014.
Police in West Yorkshire have praised people fpr kick starting the Christmas holiday week 'in the right spirit' following a largely peaceful Friday evening.
Officers said so-called 'Mad Friday' had largely passed off without trouble - with call volumes no higher than usual for a weekend.
Hull City Manager Steve Bruce has hailed Swansea ahead of their Premier League match this afternoon.
Bruce believes that the Swans are a great example to teams like Hull of how a team can win promotion and be successful in the top flight.
However the Tigers boss hopes his side can end a nine match winless run with victory over the Welsh outfit at the KC Stadium today.
Trading Standards officers in Mansfield have seized a number of Christmas-themed hats which they claim pose a strangulation risk to children.
Tessa Coates, Nottinghamshire Trading Standards
Hull City v Swansea City
Fulham v Sheffield Wednesday
Huddersfield Town v Birmingham
Wigan Athletic v Rotherham United
Nottingham Forest v Leeds United (kick off 5.15pm)
Barnsley v Leyton Orient
Bradford City v Scunthorpe United
Gillingham v Chesterfield
Sheffield United v Walsall
Swindon Town v Doncaster Rovers
Bury v York City
Wimbledon v Mansfield Town
Yorkshire's Gary Ballance and Joe Root have both been named in England's ICC 2015 World Cup squad.
Ballance replaces Alistair Cook in the 15-man squad, who has been dropped as captain in favour of Eoin Morgan.
Ballance is one of three changes to the squad that suffered a recent 5-2 series defeat in Sri Lanka.
Yorkshire's Jack Brooks, Liam Plunkett, Tim Bresnan, Adil Rashid and Jonny Bairstow, who were all named in England's preliminary 30-man squad, have not been selected.
Leeds Bradford Airport says it's expecting its busiest ever Christmas and New Year with 100,000 passengers due to fly in and out of the terminal.
Tenerife is the top selling destination as holidaymakers go in search of winter sun over the festive season -and the Algarve is also proving popular, says the airport.