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Extortion hackers have sent demands to numerous UK companies

Businesses throughout the UK have received extortion demands from an online hacking group, Action Fraud has warned.

A Rotherham man has been charged with child sexual offences relating to a 14-year-old girl.

Rotherham man charged with child sex offences

A Rotherham man has been charged with child sexual offences relating to a 14-year-old girl.

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A  car containing four men in balaclavas fired shots at another car in Longley Avenue West after following it from Penrith Road on Tuesday.

UPDATE: Police link 'stolen' car to Sheffield firearm incident

Police have this afternoon confirmed that a stolen car is believed to have been used in one of the incidents involving firearms that took place on Sheffield's streets on Tuesday.

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Many of the alleged crimes take place on social media

Notts child, 11, is youngest alleged ‘revenge porn’ victim

A child of 11 from Notts is one of the youngest alleged victims of ‘revenge porn’ in the country, official statistics have revealed.

The victims of the Hillsborough disaster. Photo: PRESS ASSOCIATION

Hillsborough victims ‘unlawfully killed’, jury rules

The 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster were unlawfully killed, a jury has ruled today.

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Specialist contractors have removed the graffiti.

Chesterfield war memorial vandalised AGAIN

More graffiti has been painted on Chesterfield's war memorial - just days after it was last targeted.

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Teenagers launch vicious attack on eight-year-old boy in Swanwick park

An eight-year-old boy has been assaulted at a park in Swanwick.

The former St Helena's Grammar School in Chesterfield.

Criminals raid former Chesterfield school

Burglars have raided the former St Helena's Grammar School in Chesterfield.

The 'paedo hunting' page has been blasted by police

'Paedo hunting' Facebook group warned by police for trying to trap a man online

A ‘paedo hunting’ Facebook page has been rapped by police for trying to trap a man online.

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An example of the Council Tax scam

Warning over council tax and fake debt collection scams

The national fraud and cybercrime reporting centre, Action Fraud, has received a surge of reports from concerned members of the public who have received emails from bogus debt collectors and even scammers purporting to be the local council this week.

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Fourth person charged over Bulwell ‘kidnapping’

A fourth person has been charged with kidnap in relation to an incident in Bulwell on Wednesday 30 March 2016.

Jeremiah St.Phorose, 27, and Darrel Bryce, 31, were reported missing after they were believed to have left HMP Hatfield together sometime on the morning of Monday 28 March.

Renewed appeal over prison absconders

Police are renewing their appeal to find two Doncaster prison absconders who have been missing for five days.

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Three charged after Bulwell ‘kidnapping’

Three people from Leicester have been charged with kidnap following an incident in Bulwell last week.

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