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Five children in house fire in South Yorkshire

Five children including a toddler and a baby have been involved in a serious house fire In Conisbrough outside Doncaster. The blaze on Don Street is believed to have started in a bedroom in the last couple of hours.

The situation is still ongoing with emergency crews at the scene. The condition of the children is not yet known.

Two men admit sex offences against boys they groomed on the internet

Two men have admitted a string of sexual offences against teenage boys they groomed on the internet.

Anthony Marsh, 53, and Lee Davis, 39, both admitted conspiracy to commit sexual activity with children and also charges relating to grooming and sexually abusing a number of individual boys.

The charges Marsh and Davis admitted today involved a total of 10 victims -4 of whom were abused by both defendants. But the pair denied a number of other charges and a provisional trial date has been fixed for December 2.

Salesman Marsh appeared in blue shirt and no tie in the dock for the 45-minute hearing. Unemployed Davis appeared by videolink wearing a black T-shirt.

Marsh, of Menson Drive, Hatfield, near Doncaster, and Davis, of Rowena Road, Conisbrough, near Doncaster, were remanded in custody.

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Pensioner injured in 'hit and run' in Conisbrough

Police are appealing for information after an accident which left a pensioner with a serious head injury. The 77-year-old woman was crossing the road in Conisbrough on Christmas Eve when it is reported that a blue Renault Laguna hit her. The vehicle didn't stop and was later found abandoned.

The woman is being treated for serious head injuries in Doncaster Royal Infirmary.