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Severe accident: A1(M) South Yorkshire southbound

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A1(M) South Yorkshire southbound severe accident, at J38 for A638 affecting B6474 Wentbridge North.

A1(M) South Yorkshire - Queuing traffic on A1(M) southbound at J38, A638 (Red House), because of an accident, which is now on the hard shoulder. Congestion on A1 to Wentbridge North.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

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M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J33 for A630 Catcliffe and J32 for M18.

M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J33, A630 (Catcliffe) and J32, M18 (Thurcroft), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

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M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J31 for A57 Sheffield and J30 for A616.

M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J31, A57 (Sheffield) and J30, A616 (Worksop), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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Southend and Doncaster play out a dull stalemate on a difficult pitch at Roots Hall in League One.

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Football

Stephen Humphrys scores the only goal as Rochdale end Rotherham's 14-game unbeaten run with an away victory.

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Ipswich Town's Luke Chambers (left) and Sheffield United's Ched Evans battle for the ball

Sheffield United lose ground on the play-off spots after being held to a goalless draw at Ipswich Town.

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Patrick Bamford and Adama Traore

Patrick Bamford scores his eighth goal in five games as promotion hopefuls Middlesbrough prove too good for Barnsley.

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Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

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M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, between J30 for A616 and J31 for A57 Sheffield.

M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound between J30, A616 (Worksop) and J31, A57 (Sheffield), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire northbound

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M1 South Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, at J37 for A628 Barnsley.

M1 South Yorkshire - M1 entry slip road partially blocked northbound at J37, A628 (Barnsley), because of a broken down white van. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: A1(M) Nottinghamshire northbound

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A1(M) Nottinghamshire northbound severe disruption, between J34 for A614 Bawtry Road and J35 for M18.

A1(M) Nottinghamshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on A1(M) northbound between J34 A614 Bawtry Road and J35 M18, because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire northbound

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M1 South Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, between J31 for A57 Sheffield and J32 for M18.

M1 South Yorkshire - Three lanes closed and very slow traffic on M1 northbound between J31, A57 (Sheffield) and J32, M18 (Thurcroft), because of flooding.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Horses saved me after I was released from prison
After spending 10 years in prison, Adrian Stewart applied for a college course to help him get a job working with horses.

Severe disruption: A1(M) South Yorkshire southbound

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A1(M) South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, at J37 for A635 Barnsley Road.

A1(M) South Yorkshire - A1(M) lane closed on entry slip road southbound at J37, A635 (Marr), because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Yorkshire's top stories today

The top stories from across Yorkshire so far today include:

Lorry driver Ashley Cole denies causing fatal A66 crash

A lorry driver from Sheffield has denied causing the death of another motorist in a crash on the A66 in Cumbria.

Ashley Cole
Craig McGlasson

Jamie Armstrong, 30, from Haltwhistle, Northumberland, died at the scene near Kirkby Stephen at about 05:50 on 8 September 2016.

Appearing at Carlisle Crown Court, Ashley Cole (pictured), 56, of Mellor Lea Farm, Ecclesfield, denied causing death by dangerous driving.

He was bailed and will go on trial on 20 August.

In a tribute released at the time of his death, Mr Armstrong's family said he "was a fun-loving lad who loved travelling and work. He always lived life to the full".

Travel update: Delays to buses across Yorkshire

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Never the news you want to hear on a Friday teatime:

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Brackley Street, Burngreave, Sheffield

A second man was also injured in the Sheffield attack and is in a serious condition in hospital.

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CCTV released after Doncaster burglary

Do you know this man? Police want to speak to him after a burglary in Doncaster.

CCTV
South Yorkshire Police

It happened on 25 February in Tickhill Road when two men broke into the house through the back door.

They then forced their way into two locked rooms in the house and took a large quantity of gold jewellery.

If you think you know him, call South Yorkshire Police on 101.

Northern workers to strike on two more days this month

A further two 24-hour strikes by workers at train operator Northern will take place this month in a dispute over driver-only-operated trains, the RMT union has confirmed.

Northern Rail
Northern Rail

The action will take place on 26 and 29 March, with the RMT calling for talks with Arriva North, which runs Northern services, and the Department for Transport.

Mick Cash, from the RMT, said: "No-one should be in any doubt, this dispute is about putting the safety of the travelling public before the profits of the private train companies."

We are waiting to hear back from Northern.

Stainforth hit-and-run dashcam released in anniversary appeal
Susan Gravel's family hope the distressing footage may lead to the driver being identified.

Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire northbound

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M1 South Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, at J33 for A630 Catcliffe.

M1 South Yorkshire - M1 lane closed on exit slip road and slow traffic northbound at J33, A630 (Catcliffe), because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

CCTV released after Sheffield burglary

Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to after a burglary in Sheffield.

CCTV image
South Yorkshire Police

The house on Edgewell Crescent in Birley Edge was broken into twice between 3 and 6 March. Electrical items and jewellery were stolen.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101.

Doncaster hit-and-run victim's family appeal for answers

The family of a hit-and-run victim from Doncaster have appealed for help to find her killer one year on from her death

Susan Gravel, 62, was hit by a grey BMW while crossing Station Road in Stainforth.

Susan Gravel
South Yorkshire Police

Susan's daughter Claire has appealed for help to find those responsible for her mum's death:

The driver of the car left mum lying in the road without a second thought for her wellbeing and we can only hope that the driver or someone who knew them does the decent thing and can comes forward.”

Claire GravelSusan Gravel's daughter

Anyone with information is being asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Search for missing Sheffield teenager

Police are asking for help to find a missing Sheffield teenager.

14-year-old Brooke Darby was last seen at around 18:00 yesterday on Page Hall Road.

Anyone with information about where she is asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101.

Brooke Darby
South Yorkshire Police

Four vehicle crash on A1(M) near Doncaster

There is very heavy traffic on the A1(M) near Doncaster.

Emergency services are dealing with a four vehicle collision between junction 35 at the M18 and junction 36 at Warmsworth.

It's not currently known when the lanes will be cleared.

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Severe accident: A1(M) South Yorkshire northbound

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A1(M) South Yorkshire northbound severe accident, between J35 for M18 and J36 for A630 Warmsworth Road.

A1(M) South Yorkshire - One lane closed and stationary traffic on A1(M) northbound between J35 M18 and J36 A630 Warmsworth Road, because of an accident involving four vehicles.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Police car rammed by suspected thieves in Sheffield

A police car has been rammed by suspected thieves driving a car in Sheffield.

It happened as officers were tackling a break in at the Co-op on Baslow Road in Totley.

The vehicle was stopped by police and those in the car were arrested.

The number of people arrested has not been disclosed.

Rammed cars
South Yorkshire Police

New report reveals health inequality in Sheffield

An annual report on Sheffield has been published.

Put together by a range of academics, voluntary sector workers and health professionals, the report looks at how Sheffield is changing and how it compares to other places.

Sheffield
BBC

It says the city performs well when it comes to economic resilience and that youth unemployment is going down.

But it says people's life expectancy and quality of life are far higher in the wealthier south west of the city than in eastern areas.

Police plea after Sheffield stabbings

Police have urged people in the Burngreave area to come forward with information after two stabbings.

One man, named locally as Jarvin Blake, was killed while a second man is in a critical condition in hospital.

The pair were allegedly chased and attacked by a group of people who got out of a vehicle yesterday afternoon on Catherine Street.

Catherine Street
Google

South Yorkshire Police believe information about the stabbings lies within the community and are urging people to contact them on 101.

Doncaster hosts 'sight conference'

The first ever sight conference in Doncaster launches today for blind and partially-sighted people.

Senior medical and research professionals will be on hand to listen to the personal stories of those who come along and offer support to them.

It's been organised by the Partially Sighted Society in the town and will take place at the Trades and Labour Club in the Frenchgate centre, although pre-booking a place is essential.

Frenchgate Shopping Centre
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Sheffield's Outdoor City Weekender returns

The Outdoor City Weekender returns to Sheffield.

There's a bouldering competition, climbing festival, inner city mountain bike dual slalom and the Magnificent Seven, a multi-stage road bike race up Sheffield's steepest hills.

The council says it brings in major benefits to the city.

Outdoor City Weekender
Outdoor City Weekender

Some homeless people in Sheffield 'refuse accommodation'

Homeless people in Sheffield are refusing accommodation so that they can beg, police say.

South Yorkshire Police say that some people are sleeping outside so they can beg later into the night and then start again early in the morning.

It's thought that there's around 30 people who regularly sleep outside in the city.

PCSO Steve Hart says some people are choosing the lifestyle:

Severe disruption: A1(M) South Yorkshire eastbound

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A1(M) South Yorkshire eastbound severe disruption, between J36 for A630 Warmsworth Road and J35 for M18.

A1(M) South Yorkshire - One lane closed on A1(M) eastbound between J36 A630 Warmsworth Road and J35 M18, because of a broken down lorry. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Your weather forecast this morning

Look North's Abbie Dewhurst has the forecast:

Abbie Dewhurst has the weather forecast

Man stabbed to death in Sheffield

A 22-year-old man has been stabbed to death in Sheffield and another man has been seriously wounded.

The incident happened in Burngreave at around 15:15 yesterday afternoon.

Brackley Street in Burngrave
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South Yorkshire Police were called by ambulance staff to reports of a stabbing in Brackley Street at the junction with Catherine Street in Burngreave.

The man was taken to hospital with stab wounds to his upper body and pronounced dead shortly after.

A 23-year-old man who sustained injuries from the same incident is in hospital, where his condition is described as serious but stable.

Detectives are carrying out inquiries and an investigation is under way.