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Appeal for information about Sheffield collision

Police in Sheffield are seeking information about a collision in the Chapeltown area last week.

At around 11.45am on Friday 13 January, it is reported that a white Vauxhall Adam was involved in a collision with a pedestrian in Station Road, Chapeltown, close to the junction with Thornbrook Gardens.

The pedestrian, an 82-year-old woman, suffered serious injuries and has been taken to hospital where she remains.

The 48-year-old woman driving the Vauxhall was not injured.

Anyone who saw the crash is urged to contact police.

Convicted triple murderer loses claim against whole-life prison sentence

A triple killer has lost a human rights challenge against his whole-life prison term in a ruling that gives UK courts the green light to continue imposing the sentences.

Arthur Hutchinson had claimed that the punishment amounted to inhuman and degrading treatment as he had no hope of release.

But judges found there had been no violation of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights concluded that whole-life sentences in the UK can be regarded as compatible with the article, which says no one should be subjected to inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.



Investigation continues after body found in Dinnington

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Detectives are continuing to investigate after a teenage girl's body was discovered in the Dinnington area of Rotherham.

The body was found yesterday morning on a pathway off Lordens Hill.

South Yorkshire Police say the investigation is in its very early stages however they are treating the death as suspicious.

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