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5 reasons facial recognition on the iPhone 8 would be a terrible idea

Rumours surfaced last week that the iPhone 8 will come with facial recognition software, with some analysts predicting the firm will forgo Touch ID in favour of unlocking phones via facial recognition.
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New ice cream, dessert and coffee lounge, Ghiaccio.
Owner Jayne Fairley

South Tyneside mum launches cool business venture

A South Tyneside mum is hoping to enjoy the sweet taste of success after opening up a dessert lounge.

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Do you get stressed over bills and expenses? Picture: Shutterstock.

Adults pay bills of £1.2m over lifetime

Brits will part with almost £1.2million on household bills in their lifetime, according to a new study.

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'Queen of Shops' Mary Portas.

Mary Portas warns rates rise will close a third of independent shops

The planned rise in business rates will kill off a third of independent retailers, 'Queen of Shops' Mary Portas has warned the Government.

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The new tipple is available at Asda from this week. Picture: Asda.

Prosecco prayers answered with launch of new wine 'Progrigio'

Prosecco lovers have no reason to panic over a predicted price hike.
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Empire, pre-loved ladies wear.
Owner Kerrie Katopodis and staff Nila Brown (R)

Kerrie is aiming to help people dress to impress in South Tyneside

A business owner with a wardrobe of occasion wear and ball-gowns has gone on to launch her own pre-loved dress shop.

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(Centre) Nas Khan, managing director of Jennings Motor Group presents service manager, June Appleyard, and group service and bodyshop manager, Brian Johnston, with their loyalty certificates for a combined 65 years loyalty to the company.

Loyal workers recognised at South Tyneside motors group

It was a triple celebration at a South Tyneside motors group as two employees received long-service awards.

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Take a high-speed Metro trip from Hebburn to South Shields

A new Metro time lapse video takes viewers on a sprint through South Tyneside.

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The supermarkets we love the most - according to a survey

Waitrose, Iceland and Marks & Spencer have topped a Which? supermarket consumer satisfaction survey.

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Employers have been shamed for not paying the National Minimum or Living Wage to their workers.

North East firms shamed for failing to pay living or minimum wage to employees

North East firms are today being shamed by the Government for not paying the living or minimum wage to their employees.

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Latest figures released from the Government.

Drop in number of unemployed in South Tyneside

Fewer people are out of work in South Tyneside than last year according to the latest figures.

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Kathleen Brain, of the Steamboat, celebrates winning Camra's Sunderland and South Tyneside Pub of the Year.

Mine’s a treble! South Shields pub celebrates hat-trick of Good Beer Guide titles

A pub is going for a double hat-trick of titles after pulling in its latest award win.

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The Nokia 3320

The Nokia 3310 is being relaunched: Here are 6 more classic phones we want back

Everyone’s favourite noughties mobile phone, the Nokia 3310, is expected to make a comeback this year with manufacturer, HMD set to launch the Nokia 3320.

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Fancy a Subway sandwich today?

You can get a free Subway sandwich on Valentine's Day - here's how!

Fancy treating your loved one (or even yourself) to a special Valentine's Day lunch?

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Coun Tracey Dixon, Coun Allan West, Coun Joyce Welsh and Coun Peter Boyack at the site

Work starts on new South Tyneside sheltered homes plan

A sheltered housing complex in South Tyneside is being demolished to make way for modern, housing for older people

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The Shields Ferry.

Shields ferry suspended due to bad weather

The Shields ferry has been suspended due to bad weather.

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Entrepreneur Neil Stephenson, left, with South Tyneside College principal Alison Maynard, and former chair of governors Les Watson.

Students hope for inspiration when business leaders visit

Students in South Tyneside could get a head start in business when they tap into the knowledge of three entrepreneurs.

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Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in 10 workers fear they will never be able to retire, according to new research.

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Station Road, Hebburn. Image by Google Maps.

Shop owner unhappy as gas works bring busy road to standstill

A shop owner claims gas works are bringing a busy South Tyneside road to a near standstill.

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Employees at Nissan working on the Qashqai in Sunderland, as the car maker saw earnings slip into reverse in the third quarter despite notching up strong sales in the US, China and Europe. Picture by PA

Nissan sees earnings slip as higher costs hit profits - despite strong sales overseas

Car maker Nissan saw earnings slip into reverse in the third quarter despite notching up strong sales in the US, China and Europe.
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