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Sri Lanka v England: Jonny Bairstow hits sublime century on return

Jonny Bairstow hits a superb century on his England return before late wickets check the tourists' progress on day one of the third Test against Sri Lanka.
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Rotherham United v Sheffield United

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Rotherham United and Sheffield United.
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Police probe 'whip attack' by children in Sheffield

Officers say they are aware of a "growing trend" among children for making homemade whips.
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Child abductor 'behaved entirely properly', judge says

Thomas Fallon sparked a nationwide police search after he disappeared with a 15-year-old girl.
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New warship to be named HMS Sheffield

Twenty people died when a previous incarnation of HMS Sheffield was lost during the Falklands War.
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Sri Lanka v England: Joe Root says tourists want to find a settled number three batsman

England's lack of a settled number three Test batsman is "not the perfect scenario", admits captain Joe Root before the third Test against Sri Lanka.
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Gary Dean: Three arrested in South Yorkshire woodland murder inquiry

Gary Dean's body was found with "severe injuries" at Silkstone Common near Barnsley in September.
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Drivers criticised for swearing at M1 crash scene officers

Police said "a few motorists" swore at emergency services "for making them a little late".
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Rotherham steel works: Houses 'shook' after explosions

Loud bangs were heard at a steel works overnight, prompting concern from residents.
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Alex Mowatt: Barnsley midfielder signs new contract to run until 2020

In-form midfielder Alex Mowatt signs a new contract with League One club Barnsley until the summer of 2020.
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MPs told off for playing football in Commons chamber

A group of MPs are told off by the Speaker for "displaying football skills" in the House of Commons.
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Teenage powerlifting champion Keenan Freer 'saved by the gym'

He was thrown out of college at 15 and home at 16, but became a world champion powerlifter at 19.
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Harry Leslie Smith: Thousands send support to ill veteran

Thousands send messages for RAF veteran Harry Leslie Smith, with #IStandWithHarry trending on Twitter.
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Sri Lanka v England: James Anderson rested, Stuart Broad and Jonny Bairstow return

Fast bowler James Anderson is rested for England's third Test against Sri Lanka and replaced by Stuart Broad.
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Sri Lanka v England: Jonny Bairstow has not 'accepted' playing as specialist batsman

Wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow says he wants to regain his England place as a wicketkeeper, rather than a specialist batsman.
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Woodhead Pass crash: Driver 'lucky' to escape skewered car

Police said the driver of a BMW was "very lucky " after skidding off the A628 Woodhead Pass.
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Billericay Town v Chesterfield

Live coverage of Tuesday's FA Cup first-round replay between Billericay Town and Chesterfield.
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Doncaster Rovers v Chorley

Live coverage of Tuesday's FA Cup first-round replay between Doncaster Rovers and Chorley.
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North's 'poor health hurts economy' says report

The government should improve health in the North as part of its industrial strategy, a report says.
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Northern: Leaves and strikes behind rising rail delays

Troubled rail operator Northern recorded its worst month of punctuality for a year.
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