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Beware queue-jumpers this summer as third of North East people admit skipping the line on purpose

The British people are known for their queues.
Offbeat

Shocking sun damage exposed by UV photo technology as drivers warned of 'white van tan'

Motorists are being urged to cover up before jumping behind the wheel as the UK continues to bask in the hot weather.
Health

'Bring them up properly' - 10 things you said about Staffies as Government rejects calls to add them to Dangerous Dogs list

Readers have been sharing their stories of life with Staffordshire Bull Terriers
Offbeat
Celebrations as England make the semi-finals.

Should we get a bank holiday if England win the World Cup?

A petition calling for a bank holiday if England win the World Cup has taken the internet by storm.

Offbeat

Northumbria Police dogs ready for action with special shoes for crime scenes

A group of crime-fighting dogs have been fitted with special shoes to protect their paws on the beat.
Crime

Come on England! Little supporters cheer on their country in World Cup quarter finals

England have beaten Sweden in the World Cup quarter-finals, thanks to two great goals and some heart-stopping saves.

Football
England are through to the World Cup semi-finals. Pictures: PA.

'I think I'm in love with Jordan Pickford' - Twitter reacts to England's 2-0 win against Sweden in World Cup quarter-finals

Who could have predicted it?

Football

One year on: Your tributes to brave Bradley Lowery on anniversary of tragic death

Today marks 12 months since we said goodbye to brave Bradley Lowery.

News

'I love you so much, rest in peace' - Jermain Defoe's touching tribute to best friend Bradley Lowery

Former Sunderland footballer Jermain Defoe has posted a heartfelt tribute to Bradley Lowery on the first anniversary of his death.

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Picture special: The heartwarming friendship between Bradley Lowery and Jermain Defoe

The bond between Bradley Lowery and hero Jermain Defoe really was something special.

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England pledge to give Bradley Lowery 'a result to be proud of' in World Cup quarter-final as mum Gemma pays tribute to 'amazing son'

Gemma Lowery has remembered her "special little boy" on the one-year anniversary of his death.
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12 gorgeous pictures of Bradley Lowery to mark a year since we said goodbye

It’s been one year since the world lost one of its smallest, and smiliest, superheroes.

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Northumbrian Water are warning of the risks of open water swimming.

Northumbrian Water warn lives are being put at risk during UK heatwave

The public are being reminded of the dangers of open water swimming as hot weather continues to sweep the country.
Environment
Celebrations and action from England v Colombia in Moscow.

Three Lions on the shirt! Praise for Jordan Pickford after England's World Cup penalty shoot-out with Colombia

It's rare to have so many reasons to celebrate on a Tuesday night.

Football
What's your dream chocolate flavour?

Custard, rum and curry - 14 of your suggestions for a new Cadbury Dairy Milk bar

They do say chocolate goes with everything.
Offbeat
From left, Couns Mark Walsh and Ed Malcolm in one of the flats.

'About time!' - readers react to housing scheme for South Tyneside veterans

Armed Forces veterans living in South Tyneside are set to benefit from a new housing project aimed at helping them settle back in to civilian life.

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Jake Woods, Aaron Curle, Luke Dixon, who were involved in rescue of three casualties caught in rip current. Picture: RNLI/Tom Spencer.

Hero lifeguards rescue girl, 12, from sea at South Shields beach

A young girl has been rescued by RNLI lifeguards after being 30 metres out to sea.
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Sunderland will welcome the Tall Ships to the city from July 11 until 14.

Metro announces extra trains for Tall Ships Races in Sunderland

The world famous Tall Ships Races are coming to Sunderland next week.
Transport
Do you think sanitary products should be made freely available?

'It's not just a pound' - 18 things you said about period poverty in the UK

Some leading doctors have called on the government to make sanitary products universally available to women.

Health
Mena celebrating her big day.

10 of your well-wishes for Mena as she celebrates 109th birthday

Dozens of readers have been wishing a very special lady happy birthday.
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