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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Sheffield

This year
# out of sorts
'I am so tired and I can’t wait to get back to my bed' - Ronnie O'Sullivan
The 47-year-old revealed he would head straight home after beating Chinese qualifier Pang Junxu in Sheffield.
All time
# England
Man charged with murder of mother and three children in Derbyshire
Damien Bendall was charged with four counts of murder on Tuesday.
# Sheffield
UK charity farm thanks public for help after toilet roll theft
Heeley City Farm linked the theft over the weekend to recent incidents of panic buying of toilet rolls due to coronavirus concerns.
# doubt
'Rocket' Ronnie O'Sullivan fuels speculation over missing worlds
The 42-year-old — the sport’s greatest drawcard — made the remarks in a question and answer session.
# Acquitted
Four cleared of using UK police chopper to film nude sunbathers
Prosecutors said the helicopter’s powerful camera was used to film outdoor sex acts.
# Justice for the 96
Criminal proceedings WILL be brought in relation to Hillsborough disaster
Six people including four police officers, a safety officer and a solicitor are charged.
# Guilty
Child prostitution: Sheffield brothers who targeted vulnerable girls are jailed
Two other associates of the brothers have also been handed prison sentences.
# Sheffield
Girls given drink, drugs and gifts before being forced to have sex with strangers
Five people have been found guilty of child sexual exploitation offences in Sheffield.
# life means life
British triple killer and rapist jailed for whole-life term loses appeal against 'inhuman' sentence
Arthur Hutchinson killed three people and repeatedly raped a woman.
# Shirebrook
Man arrested after bodies of two women found in house
An investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding the discovery.
# Starman
People are completely taking the piss out of this dodgy David Bowie mural
A+ for sentiment. D- for likeness.
# hard fought
Ken Doherty beat the 10-time ladies' world champion in a thrilling qualifier last night
“It was such a tough game and she played out of her skin,” the 1997 world champion said afterwards.
# Disaster
'I probably wasn't the best man for the job on the day,' says Hillsborough police chief
David Duckenfield is giving evidence at the new inquests into the death of 96 Liverpool fans at Hillsborough.
# hidden disability
Huge reaction to woman's open letter about being tutted for using disabled toilet
Samantha Cleasby can face prejudice because there is no outward sign of her condition.
Deborah Bone, the woman who inspired Pulp's song Disco 2000, has died
Do you recall…
# baby in a bucket
Meet the little baby who got stuck in a mop bucket
And is now destined to win every Bonny Baby competition in the UK.
# sharrow
Three children, two adults die in Sheffield house fire
Two women were among the dead, the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service said.
# sub aqua
Farcical scenes in Sheffield as half marathon is cancelled due to lack of water
Police in the English city have set up roadblocks to prevent some 5,000 rogue runners from completing a rogue race.
# Hillsborough
One year on: Hillsborough families left 'dismayed' by lack of progress
New inquests are set to take place next year but the progress of police investigations have disappointed victims’ families and survivors of the 1989 stadium disaster.
Hillsborough revisited in 'The Real Thing' short story
As Hillsborough families continue to strive for truth about how 96 people died, Irish writer Niamh Cooper O’Sullivan shares a fictional depiction of the horror of 15 April 1989.
# Hillsborough
Boost for Hillsborough families as new inquests to be held close to home
The coroner Lord Justice Goldring made the announcement this evening.
# Hillsborough
New Hillsborough inquests will get under way in 'early 2014'
A location for the inquests is still to be determined with victims’ families divided on the matter.
# Call Clegg
Video: British deputy prime minister Nick Clegg admits he owns a onesie
A damaging political revelation? Probably not.
# Hillsborough
2,400 police could be probed over Hillsborough disaster
Britain’s police watchdog says more than 2,400 police officers could be investigated over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster, in which more than 90 football fans died.
# JFT96
Independent report finds police changed Hillsborough statements to deflect blame
Prime minister David Cameron offers a ‘profound’ apology to the victims of the 96 Hillsborough victims as a new independent report is published.
# Copyright
Wikipedia founder starts campaign to stop student being extradited to US
The 24-year-old student faces up to 10 years in prison for setting up a website called TVShack, which linked to television shows.
# On the brink
O'Sullivan stretches lead to 15-10 in World Championship final
The Rocket needs only three more frames if he is to claim his fourth title at the Crucible in Sheffield.
# Crucible
Matthew Stevens clinches impressive win over friend Ryan Day
The former runner-up rattled off 11 frames on the trot to see off his fellow Welshman.
# Hair raising
Back to his best: O'Sullivan puts together stunning run to near quarter-final
‘Rocket’ Ronnie is two frames away from clinching a place in the last eight as he sports his haircut tribute to Jedward.
# Crucible
Early exit: Ken Doherty crashes out at Crucible following Robertson defeat
The Dubliner staged a brief comeback but was soundly beaten in the first round encounter at Sheffield.
# Love It?
Major British motorway shut down after 23-tonne Marmite spill
A tanker carrying tonnes of the like-it-or-loathe-it condiment overturned on the busy M1 last night, closing a section of it.
# Hillsborough
House of Commons backs call to release Hillsborough documents
# Hillsborough
LIVE: House of Commons debates release of Hillsborough documents
MPs debate a motion calling for the release of all documents relating to the Hillsborough Stadium disaster of 1989.