The truth is that some of the very best boxers from the last 25 years refused to fight Herol "Bomber" Graham and he failed to win a world title during a remarkable boxing career.
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Tuesday 20 December 2011
“One day we’ll be a bloody serious band, Charles,” Rebecca Taylor (mostly) jokingly chides her doubting co-Slow Clubber Charles Watson, as a song’s start collapses in a heap.
Wednesday 14 December 2011
A judge today ordered Britain's biggest mining firm to pay £1.2 million in fines and costs after he heard how four miners died following safety breaches in four separate incidents.
Thursday 08 December 2011
Stephen Maguire, a former UK Championship winner, is hoping the game's latest exciting prospect, Judd Trump, will not let the trappings of his new-found success go to his head.
Sunday 24 July 2011
Five people were being questioned on suspicion of murder today after a 19-year-old man was found with fatal injuries.
Friday 22 July 2011
AgustaWestland has secured a £22m government loan to build the new AW169 helicopter at its Yeovil factory, along with £10m in research and development grants.
Tuesday 19 July 2011
The world heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis will compete in five events at the UK Trials and Championships later this month as she steps up preparations for the defence of her title.
Friday 15 July 2011
When Dodie's teenage brother disappears after their mother's suicide, she's baffled. Desperate to find him, she leaves her baby son behind in Sheffield to follow his trail to the Soul Life Centre: an enclosed community in Upstate New York.
Tuesday 12 July 2011
Wednesday 06 July 2011
Keith Senior's long career at Leeds is over, but he is likely to carry on elsewhere in Super League.
Friday 06 May 2011
The Liberal Democrats conceded defeat early this morning in the battle to hold on to the council in Nick Clegg's home city of Sheffield as the party's vote slumped across the North of England.
The Eastern Moors are a beloved northern treasure – but are they also an unlikely threat to the climate?
Friday 06 May 2011
They call the Eastern Moors the gateway to the Peak District. There could hardly be a more apt description. The residents of Totley, a village now absorbed within Sheffield's sprawling outskirts, can literally open their garden gates and step onto the drystone-walled pastures that rise to the blustery, heather-clad heights of Totley Moor.
Wednesday 04 May 2011
On 4 May 1982, HMS Sheffield was sunk off the coast of the Falkland Islands, killing 20 men - Britain's first major casualties in the war with Argentina.
Saturday 30 April 2011
Thursday 28 April 2011
John Higgins kept his hopes of a fourth Crucible crown alive last night as he brought Ronnie O'Sullivan, his arch-rival, down to earth with a bump.
Monday 25 April 2011
Tom Daley achieved his highest score at an international event to claim silver in the men's 10m platform at the final World Series meeting of the season in Mexico yesterday.
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
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