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Killer still remains free - 50 years after girl's murder

One the 50th anniversary of one of Britain's oldest unsolved murders, a former detective admits he is still haunted by the fact the killer has not been caught. Teenager Elsie Frost was stabbed to death in Wakefield in 1965 and last week a new appeal was launched by police. David Hirst reports.


Veteran to be reunited with lost medals

Dozens of volunteers with metal detectors have been out searching a field in Lincolnshire for the lost medals of a Bomber Command veteran. Donald Nicholson's medals went missing last week at the unveiling of the Spire Memorial at Canwick Hill. Despite, the search of the field not turning anything up, there has been good news as Donald's medals have been turned into a police station and will be reunited with him.

Blades seek information about coin-throwing incident

Sheffield United has issued a statement asking for more information regarding a second coin-throwing incident.

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The latest incident took place after the Blades’ third penalty in the midweek League Cup Trophy tie against Notts County.

South Yorkshire Police are investigating the incident that involved a coin being thrown in the direction of the opposition goalkeeper.

The managing director of Sheffield United Mal Brannigan stated that the "behaviour of this manner will not be tolerated and anyone found to have committed this offence will receive an automatic life ban from Bramall Lane."

Neil Redfearn appointed Rotherham's manager

Rotherham United have appointed former the Leeds United head coach Neil Redfearn as their new manager. Redfearn, who played over 1000 games in a career that took in spells at Doncaster, Barnsley, Bradford, Halifax and Scarborough. He's been out of work since leaving Leeds at the end of last season and replaces Steve Evans, who left the New York Stadium last month. The 50-year-old has signed a contract until the end of the 2017/18 season and will be officially unveiled at a press conference on Monday.


Leeds Light Night enters its 11th year

Leeds is preparing for its annual Light Night - a festival of multi arts and light, which takes over the city for one night.

The festival is in its 11th year and will be held between 6pm to 11pm tonight with more than 60 free arts events in over 10 zones across the city centre.

The festival brings together light projections, exhibitions, film, dance, music, theatre and street performances.

Click here for more information.

Girl, 14, missing from Lincoln

Police in Lincoln are appealing for information about a 14-year-old girl who has gone missing.

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Gabreale Sommerford was reported missing yesterday (Thursday 8th October) from the Monks Road area of Lincoln. She was last seen around 14.30 hrs.

She is described as having blonde hair with blue streaks in it, around 5ft 3in in height, wearing a cream top, cream jeans and a black leather jacket. She may have a skateboard with her.

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