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New fingermark analysis technique can give extra suspect...

Issued:11/05/10

A new technique to analyse fingermarks from crime scenes has the potential to give crucial additional details about a suspect such their medications,...



Televised debate is big gamble for leaders, says expert

Issued:15/04/10

Despite months of rehearsal and opinion polls, tonight's televised debate could backfire for the three party leaders in their bid to attract undecided...



Growing concerns over future of city's street trees

Issued:14/01/10

Some of the leafiest and greenest areas of cities like Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester could be under threat due to proposed public sector job cuts,...



Huge rise in women on incapacity benefits - new report

Issued:11/01/10

Job losses among men have pushed an ever-growing number of women onto incapacity benefits, a major new study by Sheffield Hallam University and Dundee...



Sheffield's leading lawyer awarded honorary doctorate

Issued:17/11/08

Michael Jelly, one of Sheffield's leading commercial lawyers, has been awarded with an honorary doctorate by Sheffield Hallam University for his...



Technology tackles gun crime across Europe

Issued:10/11/08

A platform which will identify and track organised criminals and the weapons they use, across the continent, is being developed by European Law enforcement...