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  1. Barnsley crash leaves man with life-threatening injuries

    A man's in hospital with life-threatening injuries following a crash between two vehicles in Barnsley, police say.

    Red Lion on A61, Barnsley.

    The man had to be cut out of his white Fiat Punto by firefighters after a collision with a white Vauxhall Mokka on the A61, near the Red Lion Inn, at 06:00 on Tuesday.

    The 20-year-old Fiat driver was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, officers said.

    The passenger of the Vauxhall, a 50-year-old woman, was also taken to hospital with serious injuries.

    Anyone who saw the collision, or who has dashcam footage from the area at the time of the incident, is asked to contact police.

  2. Wednesday's Yorkshire and Lincolnshire weather forecast

    BBC Weather

    This morning any cloud and showers will clear to leave dry and bright conditions in most areas.

    A few patches of cloud will develop in the afternoon, with the chance of some occasional showers.

    Tonight will be clear with some showers expected:

    Weather graphic
  3. In pictures: Wolf Moon lights night skies

    BBC Weather Watchers have been out capturing the first full moon of January, known as the Wolf Moon.

    It’s thought it came to be known as the Wolf Moon because wolves were more likely to be heard howling at this time.

    Cat looking at moon

    Sue from Ryhill, Wakefield, captured her own four-legged hunter bathed in moonlight.

    Close up of Wolf Moon

    Big Dave, from Barnsley, zoomed in to pick out a few nooks and crannies.

    Wolf Moon seen through branches

    Meanwhile, in Lincolnshire, Peachpie in Corby Glen, branched out to capture some yellow lunar luminosity.

    You can learn more about the Wolf Moon here.

  4. Fog warning in place in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    A yellow "be aware" warning for fog is in place for some parts of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

    Weather graphic

    The warning is in place until noon today.

    The Met Office says to expect "slower journey times and possible hazardous driving conditions".

    Delays to bus and train services are also possible.

  5. Smart motorways pause 'not enough' says police boss

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    South Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner has said the government’s pledge to pause the roll out of all-lane running 'smart motorways' does not go far enough.

    Smart motorway

    Dr Alan Billings has called for the scheme to be scrapped.

    Smart motorways use the hard shoulder as an extra lane of traffic, but critics claim they have led to road deaths.

    Ministers announced last week that they will immediately cease building any more smart motorways until five years’ worth of safety data is available.

    The government's move comes after MPs said in November there was not enough safety and economic data to justify continuing this type of scheme.

    Dr Billings said he often hears from members of the public about "how they feel anxious using these stretches of smart motorway".

    He added: "If there is a collision and traffic comes to a halt, a smart motorway presents a huge challenge for recovery workers when there is no hard shoulder to drive along."

    "I welcome the government’s decision to review the safety of smart motorways, but continue to urge them to abandon the scheme altogether."

    According to government figures obtained by Panorama in 2020, 38 people were killed on smart motorways between 2014 and 2019.

  6. Fifth arrest over South Yorkshire New Year's Day killing

    A fifth person has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in Rotherham on New Year's Day, police have said.

    Fatjon Oruci

    Fatjon Oruci (pictured), 22, died on Doncaster Road in the early hours having been beaten and stabbed.

    A 44-year-old Rotherham man was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of assisting an offender and remains in custody for questioning, according to South Yorkshire Police.

    Mr Oruci, from London, died from "catastrophic injuries" following violent disorder, police said.

    Three people previously arrested have been released and are no longer being treated as suspects, according to the South Yorkshire force.

    A fourth, arrested on suspicion of murder, has been released under investigation.

  7. E-fit released after robber threatened to kill victim's mother

    A robber who assaulted a man and stole his phone then made threats to kill the victim's mother, police say.

    E-fit of suspect

    Officers have released an e-fit image of the suspect following the attack in Sheffield on 3 January.

    The 19-year-old victim was walking in Richmond Hall Road at about 13:40 when a man approached him, assaulted him and stole his phone.

    The attacker then approached the victim’s mother, who had witnessed the assault, and made threats to kill her, according to South Yorkshire Police.

    The suspect then left the scene in the direction of Richmond Road.

    Anyone who recognises the man in the image is asked to contact police.

  8. Images released after man left unconscious with broken jaw

    Police have released images of two men they want to talk to after a man was robbed and left unconscious in the street with a broken jaw.

    CCTV image of suspects

    The 22-year-old victim was walking along the road in Burngreave, Sheffield, when a black Vauxhall Corsa stopped on the junction of Kirk Street and four men got out.

    The assaulted happened at about 16:20 on 19 June last year, police said.

    The victim suffered a broken jaw and other facial injuries and was left unconscious, officers added.

    CCTV image of suspect

    The man's possessions were also stolen, including a mobile phone and bank card, which was later used in shops in Rotherham.

    Officers have released CCTV images of two men thought to be from the Rotherham area they want to speak to in connection with the incident.

    Anyone who recognises either of the men is urged to contact police.