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Advice for Jarrow March event with Jeremy Corbyn

People heading for Saturday’s Jarrow Crusade 80th anniversary celebrations this weekend are being advised to plan their journeys carefully.

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Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as Labour leader on Saturday.

Here's how many of you think Jeremy Corbyn can win the next election for Labour ...

After Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as leader of Labour this weekend, we asked you if you thought he could lead his party to victory in the next general election.
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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton met for the first presidential debate last night. Picture: AP Photo/Matt Rourke.

How the world reacted as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton clashed

The world was watching - and tweeting - as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton clashed face-to-face for the first time.

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Jeremy Corbyn will be guest speaker at the Jarrow Crusade event

Re-elected Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to appear at memorial event in Jarrow

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will be making one of his first public appearences since his re-election at a rally marking the 80th anniversary of the Jarrow Crusade.

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South Shields MP’s unity call sparks divided opinion

South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck’s call for unity in the Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn’s re-election as leader has revealed some divisions in her own constituency.

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South Shields MP opens heart over gran’s dementia battle

South Shields MP opens heart over gran’s dementia battle

South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck has opened her heart over her family’s battle with dementia

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Durham County Council wants a public inquiry into policing at Orgreave in 1984.

Council demands public inquiry into policing of Orgreave picket lines during Miners Strike

Durham County Council has demanded a full public inquiry into the policing of picket lines outside the Orgreave coking plant in 1984.

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Coun Tracey Dixon

Councillors unite in opposition to proposed boundary changes

Councillors in South Tyneside are gearing up to fightthe proposed boundary changes which would affect the borough.

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Jeremy Corbyn, pictured with deputy Tom Watson. Picture: Press Association

Vote: Can Jeremy Corbyn win the next general election for Labour?

Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as Labour leader this weekend - but do you think he will lead the party to success in the next general election?
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A polling station.

Have you registered to vote in elections yet?

Staff from South Tyneside Council’s elections team will be out and about across the borough over the next few weeks calling at the homes of people who have yet to respond to household enquiry forms to ensure they are registered to vote.

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Jeremy Corbyn and his deputy Tom Watson

South Shields MP joins Labour Party unity call after Corbyn victory

South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck has joined calls for party unity after Jeremy Corbyn's leadership victory

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Jeremy Corbyn romps to victory in Labour leadership election

Jeremy Corbyn has urged Labour to "wipe the slate clean" after he was re-elected as party leader following a bitter campaign which saw him defeat challenger Owen Smith.
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The Halifax has looked at the average age of first time buyers and how much their home costs across the country.

Average age of North East's first time buyers stands at 29

First-time buyers in some parts of the country can expect to wait up to seven years longer to get on the property ladder than those in other areas, a report has found.

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Tracy Brabin is among the short-listed Labour candidates hoping to be selected to replace Jo Cox today. Picture: Press Association.

Ex-Corrie actress Tracy Brabin among short-listed candidates to replace Jo Cox

Former Coronation Street actress Tracy Brabin is among the short-listed Labour candidates hoping to be selected to replace Jo Cox today.

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Who do you want?

VOTE: Who do you want as Labour leader as voting closes in election?

Voting has now closed in the Labour leadership election - but who do you want to win?

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A traditional Boxing Day hunt, on December 26, 2011 in Lacock, England. (Photo: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Andrea Leadsom to push for repeal of fox hunting ban

The Government is planning on pushing ahead with attempts to repeal the ban on fox hunting, sources have said.

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David Miliband, the former MP for South Shields.

Former South Shields MP is ‘out of touch’ with immigration views say readers

Former constituents of ex-South Shields MP David Miliband have hit out over his views on immigration.

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David Miliband says the UK should be helping 25,000 refugees a year - four times the present number.

UK should take four times as many refugees, says ex-South Shields MP

David Miliband has joined calls for the UK to take more refugees - suggesting Britain should be committing to help up to 25,000 a year - four times the original pledge.

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Using a mobile while driving could carry a bigger penalty.

Should using a mobile phone while driving carry a bigger penalty?

Ministers want to double the punishment for illegal mobile phone use, Government sources said.
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Diane James with Nigel Farage after winning the leadership contest.

Diane James succeeds Nigel Farage as UKIP leader

Diane James has won the UKIP leadership contest, and will succeed Nigel Farage as the party's leader.

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