Tyne and Wear

Durham Police to offer all frontline officers Tasers

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - 9 hours 23 min ago
Durham Police officers are to be offered the latest model of the weapon over the next 12 months.
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Man arrested over woman's A69 crash death

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - 13 hours 7 min ago
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene on the A69 near Haydon Bridge after a crash on Tuesday.
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Scott Patterson murder: Man charged over Blyth assault

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - 15 hours 50 min ago
Peter Dodds, 34, is charged with murdering Scott Patterson at an address in Northumberland.
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County Championship: Brydon Carse stars as Durham close in on win over Leicestershire

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 19:17
Durham will look to close out victory after enforcing Leicestershire to follow-on on day three.
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Sleepwalking man cleared of sexually assaulting woman

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 18:00
Dale Kelly touched his friend's girlfriend intimately after sleepwalking into their bedroom.
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Yorkshire Ripper hoaxer Wearside Jack dies

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 14:03
John Humble, dubbed Wearside Jack, was jailed for perverting the course of justice in 2006.
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Rochdale v Sunderland

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:53
Live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Rochdale and Sunderland.
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Hoaxer who claimed to be Yorkshire Ripper dies

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:40
John Humble, who was dubbed Wearside Jack, sent police on a wild goose chase when he sent them hoax letters and an audio tape in the late 1970s.
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Lightning strike 'partly to blame' for power cut

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:22
National Grid could be fined for the outage that affected nearly a million people in England and Wales.
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Blyth murder: Arrests made after Man dies in house assault

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 11:34
Four people have been arrested in connection to Scott Patterson's death on Monday.
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Bamburgh retirement home welcomes alpacas as new residents

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 00:02
It is hoped John and David the alpacas will improve residents' health and wellbeing.
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County Championship: Leicestershire reply checked by Durham after huge total for hosts

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 19:17
Durham take four late Leicestershire wickets after the Foxes had started well in reply to 544-9 declared.
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Labrador snaffles cake entered for Warkworth competition

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 16:08
Violet decided to try the lemon drizzle cake for herself when no one was looking.
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World Transplant Games get under way in North East

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 15:07
Transplant patients from 56 countries compete in sports, including football, athletics and tennis.
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Teen in court over screwdriver stab death in Newcastle

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 12:21
A 17-year-old boy is charged with murdering "devoted father" Peter Duncan in Newcastle.
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Blyth murder inquiry: Man dies after assault at house

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 10:06
Police are hunting a male suspect who fled the scene.
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County Championship: Alex Lees hits 181 to put Durham in control against Leicestershire

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sun, 08/18/2019 - 18:49
Alex Lees hits 181 as Durham dominate day one against Division Two bottom side Leicestershire at Chester-le-Street.
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Norwich 3-1 Newcastle: Toon job never going to be easy - Steve Bruce

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 17:42
Newcastle boss Steve Bruce says his team's performance wasn't at the required level following a 3-1 defeat by Norwich.
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Peter Duncan: Murder charge over Newcastle stabbing

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 16:46
A 17-year-old boy is charged with murdering "devoted father" Peter Duncan in Newcastle.
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'Round the clock' minders save 54 seabirds

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 15:08
A rare seabird has its most successful breeding season in 29 years in north-east England.
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