North East voters 'trust Labour with NHS', survey shows

Erin Farthing loved to travel

South Shields family pays tribute to a ‘spontaneous’ young woman who had a zest for life

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Driver's lucky escape in County Durham accident

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South Shields service to remember victims of Manchester bomb attack this evening


Manchester terror attack inquiry spreads to south coast


Cross country rail services return to normal after Manchester terror attack


North East braced for bank holiday weekend bout of heavy rain and even floods

What to do in the event of a terrorist attack.

Run, hide and tell: Here's what you should do during a terrorist attack

An armed police officer stands on the course during today's Great Run races in Manchester.

Armed police guard course as spectators and crowds defy terrorists at Great Manchester Run

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Ryad Boudebouz playing for Sochaux

International playmaker set for Newcastle United switch - report

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Derek McInnes

Derek McInnes warned: Sunderland is ‘difficult job’

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Rafa Benitez

Newcastle eye cut-price deal for Sporting Lisbon's Ruben Semedo

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Transfer rumours: Duo could be set for Sunderland exit, Newcastle linked to seven deals, plus Man City, Man United and Chelsea also make the headlines


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Liverpool youngster a target for Newcastle as Rafa Benitez steps up winger search home and abroad


rainbow shines as shields fell rivals


Former Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew discusses the prospect of taking over at Sunderland

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Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes dies aged 83

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Stuart Maconie, who has written Long Road from Jarrow. Image by Niall McDiarmid.

Book is on a crusade to capture a look at British life today

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The Handmaid's Tale on Channel 4 on Sunday.

TV Choice: What to download and stream this week

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Some members of the cast of St James RC Pimary School's production of HMS Pinafore, 1979.

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LG Outdoor Hanoi Adirondack Chair,

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