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Primary school gates turned into shrine to murdered teacher Julie Parkin

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Police are appealing for information following an attempted robbery in Hartlepool.

Teenagers banned from driving after prank backfired

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Bradley Lowery.

Bradley Lowery is 'deteriorating fast', his heartbroken mum reveals

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Sharna Gardner with daughter Rhkiya-Mae, who are holding a fundraiser for the Great North Air Ambulance.

‘We will make sure she never forgets daddy’ – loved ones mark 21st birthday of boxer killed in sunbed accident

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Floral tributes to teacher Julie 'Jules' Parkin as police continue Sunderland murder probe

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Police to close front desk service for Hebburn residents

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Murder investigation continues after teacher found fatally stabbed at Sunderland home

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Extra security in place for South Shields summer concerts

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South Shields FC celebrate winning four trophies last season  an achievement which led to them being invited to lead this years summer parade.

History-making South Shields FC ready to lead town’s summer parade this weekend

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Five ways to protect yourself from ID fraud - and 5 things to do it it's too late

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Metro announces 32 new customer service jobs for summer

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Police are still investigating the collision, which happened at Westgate Sports Centre. Pic: Google Maps.

Woman arrested over Eid crowd car crash is released on bail

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Northern rail users are facing more disruption to services next month.

Passengers face three more days of misery after new rail strike is called

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The A19 at Hylton Bridge in Sunderland.

A19 closed northbound after crash

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A Metro train.

Delays on Metro system because of power issue

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Primary school gates turned into shrine to murdered teacher Julie Parkin

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Floral tributes outside the Kirkwall Close home of Julie Parkin, 39,  who was stabbed to death.

Floral tributes to teacher Julie 'Jules' Parkin as police continue Sunderland murder probe

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The police front desk service based at Hebburn Central is set to close

Police to close front desk service for Hebburn residents

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The scene of a murder at  Kirkwall Close, Sunderland.

Murder investigation continues after teacher found fatally stabbed at Sunderland home

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Pupils at a Jarrow primary school show dance skills at fundraiser

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How did your college or university do?

So how did your college or university do in the new teaching assessment tables?

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South Tyneside College

South Tyneside College ranked alongside Durham University in new grading system

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Picture by Ian Day

Durham University denied gold status in new 'teaching excellence' ratings system - but Newcastle achieves top grade

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CCAD's building in Church Street, Hartlepool. Picture: CCAD.

Cleveland College of Art and Design is feeling gold with teaching excellence award

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Lost at sea: Seafarers cut off due to lack of web access, says union

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Have you bought any of the sandwich fillers?

Sainsbury’s recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

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Google. Picture by Yui Mok/PA Wire

Google fined record £2.1 billion for illegally favouring its own shipping service

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Shopping

Inflation adds £133 to average household shopping bill as supermarket sales soar

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New parents naming babies after politicians - with 'Corbyn' the hottest new name trend

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Almost half of Britons think that the Government should hike taxes and increase spending according to a major study of social attitudes. Picture by Yui Mok/PA Wire

Half UK population now back tax rises to increase public spending, finds study

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The worrying statistics have been released by the ONS.

ONS figures reveal worrying poverty rates in the UK

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Prime Minister Theresa May greets DUP leader Arlene Foster, DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds and DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson outside 10 Downing Street in London.

DUP backs deal to support minority Conservative government

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John McDonnell. Picture Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Labour 'would have won election with few weeks more campaigning', says John McDonnell

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Mattress 'mountains' springing up as firms find recycling too costly

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Brussels Central Station has been evacuated after an explosion tonight.

Brussels station evacuated after reported explosion

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Sandhaven Beach in South Shields.

Coastguard and agencies carry out training exercises in South Shields

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Over 2,000 homes across South Tyneside and Sunderland are currently without power.

Power cut continues to affect hundreds of homes in South Tyneside and Sunderland

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Bradley Lowery is 'deteriorating fast', his heartbroken mum reveals

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Actoress Carey Mulligan

Hundreds in South Tyneside join dementia battle

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Are you sun-savvy?

Parents have ‘relaxed’ attitude to kids’ sun safety, says survey

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A vaccination syringe as a patch has been developed which could replace traditional flu jabs. Picture by Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Flu patch developed aimed at replacing traditional jabs

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The worrying statistics have been released by the ONS.

ONS figures reveal worrying poverty rates in the UK

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