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Government ‘gambling’ with Sunderland’s future says MP after Nissan boss reveals post-Brexit ‘review’ of car plant

Nissan will review the competitiveness of its car plant in Sunderland once the final outcome of Brexit negotiations becomes clear, the Japanese company's chief executive has said.

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BT has announced a raft of price increases.

BT hikes prices for all broadband and TV customers

BT broadband and TV customers can expect to pay extra for their services as of 2 April as BT announces price changes.

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Cash machine fees could be on the way after bank ATM dispute

Bank customers could soon be forced to pay to withdraw their own cash at ATM machines, following a dispute over who maintains them.

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Men from North East wanted to become Butlers in the Buff

Attractive, approachable men who are also happy to bare all are being sought for a part-time job that pays around £25 an hour.

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39 North East eateries to try during Vegan Restaurant Week as Veganuary continues

Vegans and the vegan-curious are being offered a wealth of special offers and dining options as North East eateries embrace Vegan Restaurant Week.
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Second-hand tyres putting drivers' lives at risk

Dangerous second-hand tyres are putting motorists' lives at risk, councils have warned - with a local authority finding one such tyre stocked to be 23 years old.
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The A19 northbound at the A1231 junction. Picture from Google Images.

Woman injured as three-vehicle smash closes lane of A19

A woman has been taken to hospital after a three-vehicle accident on the A19 this morning.
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Additional single lane closures are planned for the Tyne Tunnel.

Tyne Tunnel single lane closures to be extended

Motorists are being warned of extended night time single lane closures inside the Tyne Tunnel.

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The A1 will be closed between J65 and J66 while the North Dene footbridge at Birtley is replaced. Pic: Google Maps.

Drivers warned of A1 weekend closures as footbridge is replaced

A busy stretch of the A1 in the North East will be closed this weekend for replacement of a worn-out footbridge.

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Additional one-lane closures will be in place.

Additional one-lane closures announced for Tyne Tunnel

Extended night time single lane closures have been announced for the Tyne Tunnels over the next month.

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Greggs sausage rolls are a firm favourite with customers.

Airport passengers will be able to bag a pasty from new-look Greggs

The countdown has begun to the day passengers can get their Greggs fix once again as they come and go from the North East’s leading airport.

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Yorkshire Bank in Denmark Centre, South Shields, is set to close.

South Shields bank branch set to close

A bank is to close its South Shields branch as part of a shake-up of services.

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Banking giant Lloyds has been named the most inclusive employer in the country by the equality charity Stonewall. Pic: PA.

Five North East employers make it onto most LGBT-friendly list

Several North East employers have made it onto a list of the 100 most inclusive in the country.

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Royal Mail hit by sharp drop in letters over Christmas

Royal Mail has revealed a sharp drop in letter mailing in the busy festive season as business worries over Brexit-hit marketing post.

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The supplier has scored the lowest in an annual energy company customer satisfaction survey for the seventh year in a row.

Npower bottom of energy customer satisfaction survey

Npower has scored the lowest in an annual energy company customer satisfaction survey for the seventh year running.
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The latest job figures have been announced by the Government.

Unemployment rises as summer jobs tipped to help more into work

More people in South Tyneside are out of work than a year ago, despite figures for people in work across the region hitting a near all time high.

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EE has been fined 2.7million for overcharging 40,000 customers

EE fined £2.7million for overcharging 40,000 mobile phone customers

Mobile phone firm EE has been fined £2.7million by Ofcom for overcharging tens of thousands of customers.

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London-based Naturist Cleaners is on the hunt for women to do household chores in the nude.

Naked female cleaners wanted for £45 an hour jobs

Naked female cleaners are being sought to clean houses in the North East for £65 an hour - on condition they do it in the nude.

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South Shields MP is pleased with extra Metro services

A South Tyneside MP has welcomed a move by transport bosses to put on more morning Metro trains - but still has fears over their reliability.

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Abusive Metro passengers have been warned that they will be brought to justice.

Abusive Metro passengers warned they will be brought to justice after Hebburn man jailed

Transport bosses have warned abusive passengers they will face the full force of the law after a Hebburn man was jailed.

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