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Gun alert sparks police call out to South Shields Asda store

Crime
Newcastle Crown Court

Pervert snared after arranging to meet schoolgirl outside Greggs in Sunderland

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Members of Jarrow and Hebburn Athletic Club pictured in 2012.

Athletics club to mark 80th birthday with special photograph

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West Boldon Primary School. Copyright Google Maps.

School expresses sadness at ‘sudden death’ of teacher

Crime

Call for action over ‘dangerous’ potholes in South Shields street – council says ‘no record’ of complaints

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South Tyneside theatre celebrates £400,000 boost

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Police thank concerned caller after fears for distressed woman

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Torture pair who forced victim to eat his own testicle are jailed for life

Crime
Have you bought any of the sandwich fillers?

Sainsbury’s recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Business
Paigin Foster and one of the adult cats which fled the fire.

Cat owner thanks firefighters for saving her pets from flat blaze

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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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Gun alert sparks police call out to South Shields Asda store

Crime
Newcastle Crown Court

Pervert snared after arranging to meet schoolgirl outside Greggs in Sunderland

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West Boldon Primary School. Copyright Google Maps.

School expresses sadness at ‘sudden death’ of teacher

Crime
New Road in Boldon Colliery. Image copyright Google Maps.

Police thank concerned caller after fears for distressed woman

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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

Education 2
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

Education

Sainsbury’s recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Business
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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‘Hole in the wall’ proving cash is still king on 50th birthday

Business

ONS figures reveal worrying poverty rates in the UK

Politics 2
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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Parliament has been hit by a cyber-security attack, said Liberal Democrat peer Baron Rennard. Picture: PA.

Emails hit as Parliament targeted by cyber security attack

Politics 2
South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck

Brexit one year on - and poll suggests South Tyneside is happy with its choice

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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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Cancer death of South Shields dad prompts appeal to find former workmates

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The worrying statistics have been released by the ONS.

ONS figures reveal worrying poverty rates in the UK

Politics 2
Sweets

Sweets 'should carry Government health warning', say doctors

Health 1
Sisters Georgia Fletcher and Olivia Crawford, aka Liv'n'G.

Singers calling for support for Bradley Lowery charity song

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Dr Hannah Barham-Brown, who had to crowdfund for her own wheelchair. Picture: PA.

Patients relying on crowdfunding to buy wheelchairs, doctor warns

Health