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Kell feared for life but will return 'fitter and stonger'

Sheffield's boxing world champion Kell Brook has told Calendar he feared for his life and his family after being stabbed in the leg whilst on holiday.

The 26-year-old was on holiday with his pregnant wife and 2-year-old daughter, celebrating the world title he won in Los Angeles just 2 weeks before, when he was the victim of an unprovoked attack.

Kell is now back home recovering from his injury and has promised to come back fitter and stronger. He spoke to Calendar reporter Chris Dawkes:

Drivers doing 'double the limit' on road where girl died

Sheffield City Council says reckless drivers are speeding at up to double the legal limit on the road where a 14-year-old schoolgirl was killed earlier this year.

Jasmyn Chan died on Normanton Hill in May Credit: ITV Calendar

Since adopting Normanton Hill as one of their community concern sites in July, the South Yorkshire Safety Camera Partnership has carried out spot checks on nine separate occasions. This resulted in identifying a staggering 471 offences on Normanton Hill, with an average of over 24 offences an hour.

The highest recorded speed on the road was 66mph – more than double the legal speed limit for that stretch.

Among these vehicles was one car overtaking at 66mph at the crossing! This is dangerous beyond words. I’m pleased we have fined these illegal drivers, who are putting lives at risk. We will keep this enforcement action going until people get the message.

– Councillor Jack Scott

Jasmyn Chan died after being hit by a car on Normanton Hill in May. A man has been charged with death by dangerous driving.


Brook: "I can beat Floyd Mayweather'

Kell Brook says he genuinely believes that he would beat boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather if they were to ever meet in the ring.

He said if his proposed fight with Amir Khan goes ahead, the winner should get the chance to take on the American, who is undefeated as a professional and is a five-division world champion:

Woman charged over the discovery of tiger remains

A 29-year-old woman has been charged after tiger claws and teeth were recovered from an address in Sheffield.

Catherine Emberton, from Heeley, has been charged with three offences under the Control of Trade in Endangered Species Regulations and one offence of fraud.

She will appear before magistrates in Sheffield on Thursday 2 October.

South Yorkshire Police and the UK National Wildlife Crime Unit carried out a warrant at an address in Gleadless Road on Monday 9 June by and recovered tiger claws and teeth.

On the mend Kell wants to take on Mayweather

IBF welterweight world champion Kell Brook has been telling Calendar he is already counting down the days until he can get back in the ring, just over three weeks after being stabbed in the leg while on holiday in Tenerife.

He added that if his proposed fight with Amir Khan gets the green light, the winner should earn the right to fight Floyd Mayweather to earn the title of undisputed world champion in the welterweight division:

Calendar's Weekend Weather Outlook

SATURDAY Credit: ITV/Met office

High pressure over northern Europe will keep our weather settled this weekend so we can expect mainly dry conditions with light winds. There will be some sunshine but at times quite a lot of cloud. The air flowing round the 'high' has its origins in the Mediterranean so it will be on the warm side by day. The nights are longer now so it will be quite chilly around dawn.

SATURDAY AM Credit: ITV/Met Office

Early mist patches will clear. Most places will be dry with sunny breaks. There will be cloudier skies in the Pennines/Peak District though and this could give a little light rain or drizzle here.

SATURDAY PM Credit: ITV/Met Office

Most places will be dry. Most places will see some sunshine too, but the best of this will be east of the A1. Hills in the west will be rather more cloudy. Temperatures are still above those expected for late September. It'll feel muggy too.

SUNDAY Credit: ITV/Met Office

Another chilly start to Sunday but we can all look forward to a nice day with sunny spells and light winds. It'll feel warm in the afternoon too with highs pushing 20ºC.

Have a nice weekend and as ever, keep up to date with the forecast here or on ITV brought to you this weekend by Kerrie Gosney.



Brook left with 12-inch scar after Tenerife stabbing

Sheffield boxer Kell Brook, who is recovering after being stabbed in the leg while on holiday in Tenerife, has revealed the extent of his injury.

Kell needed major operation after stabbing Credit: ITV Calendar

Kell needed 35 stitches for the wound and was left with a 12-inch scar.

Kell Brook: 'I feared for my life' after stabbing

IBF Boxing world champion Kell Brook has told ITV Calendar he thought he was going to die after being stabbed in the leg on holiday.

The 26-year-old from Sheffield was out celebrating in Tenerife after winning the World welterweight title in Los Angeles two weeks before when he was the victim of an unprovoked attack:

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