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Safety top priority for roads bosses as they ask the public to help choose new A19 junction layout

Highways bosses say road safety is the top priority as they invite the public to help choose a layout for a revamped A19 junction

Transport
Can students continue to claim other benefits?

Can students continue to claim other benefits?

Q. I have been thinking about going back to full-time education, but I am worried about claiming student finance and not being able to support myself financially.

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Why queues are expected to be shorter than usual as the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus go on sale

The newest versions of the iPhone, the 8 and 8 Plus, will go on sale in the UK for the first time this morning.

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The A19 south of Peterlee

Two taken to hospital and one arrested as police deal with FOUR accidents on the A19

Two people have been taken to hospital and one man arrested after a series of accidents on the A19 this morning.
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The historic turnstiles

Piece of Newcastle United history goes under hammer at South Tyneside auction

Rare pieces of North East footballing history go under the hammer tomorrow in South Tyneside – with a sale price that is anything but black and white.

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Beware of investing in virtual currency such as Bitcoins.

Why you should steer clear of 'get-rich-quick' virtual currency offers on your Facebook feed

What do Floyd Mayweather, Paris Hilton and Burger King all have in common, and what on earth do they have to do with your finances?

Opinion
Finding ways to help people express themselves in a way that makes them feel good is more important than you might think.

How to find the right tone to make sure your complaint is listened to

No matter how hard you try, it’s often the things that you don’t expect that have the biggest impact.

Opinion
Littlehaven Beach.

All ‘cisterns’ go for foreshore toilets

Visitors wishing to spend a penny on South Shields’ seafront certainly won’t have to make do with bog standard.

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Dean Brown and Hilary Graves

Little Dish is a big success for former Whitburn Comprehensive pupil Dean

Setting up an international business was child’s play for former Whitburn Comprehensive School pupil Dean Brown.

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Ryanair

Ryanair pilots reject £12,000 bonus offers to help ease cancellation crisis - and instead ask for better contracts

Ryanair bosses go head to head with shareholders today to address a crisis over pilot shortages and warnings that crews are rejecting cash bonuses to commit to the airline.

Transport
The 'severed hand' found on the A19. Credit: Cleveland & Durham RPU.

A19 lane closure after 'severed hand' found in central reservation

Police were forced to close part of the A19 after a 'severed hand' was found in the central reservation.

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Owen Pugh site at Marsden Quarry

Jobs under threat at Owen Pugh Marsden Quarry site as firm restructures

Jobs are under threat at a construction firm which has a site Marsden Quarry.

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Have you been affected by Ryanair's cancellations?

Ryanair passengers 'told to pay twice for extras when re-booking'

Some Ryanair passengers who re-booked flights after the airline announced mass cancellations have reported having to pay again if they had chosen to pick seats or take hold luggage.

Transport
Virgin Trains East Coast

Virgin Trains East Coast to auction empty first class seats to standard class passengers

Rail passengers unhappy at the prospect of a journey in standard class on trains serving the North East can now bid for an upgrade.

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The new South Shields Home Bargains store

Home Bargains creates 70 new jobs in former South Shields B&Q store

A new store is gearing up to open its doors to the public - and create around 70 jobs in the process.

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Your rights when flights are cancelled: EU consumer protection agency issues advice for Ryanair customers

An EU agency is issuing advice to passengers caught up in the Ryanair flights cancellation debacle.
Business
More than eight million people across the UK are estimated to be living in debt.

Around 8.3million people in the UK 'living with debt problems'

More than eight million people across the UK are living with problem debts, according to the Money Advice Service (MAS).

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What happened when I ate nothing but Greggs for a whole week

My attachment to Greggs began when I was 16, working weekends in a shoe shop with only the thought of a chicken bake to get me through the day.

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Toys 'R' Us is continuing to operate as normal in UK

Toys 'R' Us stresses business as usual in UK despite filing for bankruptcy in North America

Toys 'R' Us has assured its stores will remain open after filing for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada ahead of the crucial festive season amid mammoth debts and increasing online competition.

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Northern passengers are facing more disruption next month.

More rail strike misery for North-East train passengers

Rail users in the region face further delays following confirmation of the latest in a series of strikes over safety fears.
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