Tyne and Wear

Gateshead 'try before you buy' sex doll firm fined

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 16:05
Lovedoll UK was visited by inspectors following complaints it was running a "sex doll brothel".
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Slavery offence landlord Hargit Bariana jailed

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:57
The 46-year-old forced homeless people to work, often in grim conditions, without pay.
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Paddy McNair: Sunderland accept Middlesbrough bid for Northern Ireland defender

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:09
League One Sunderland accept a bid from Middlesbrough for defender Paddy McNair which could rise to more than £5m.
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Ben Stokes & Chris Woakes: England all-rounders set to miss Australia ODIs

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 10:59
England all-rounders Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes are set to miss the remaining three one-day internationals against Australia.
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Borderlands make their economic case in Dumfries

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 00:16
Hundreds of businesses and individuals hear the latest on efforts to secure a cross-border "growth deal".
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Views sought on Morpeth to Felton A1 upgrade plans

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 11:26
The existing A1 will act as a local road once the scheme has been completed, the Highways Agency says.
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Ritson wins British lightweight title

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 23:27
Lewis Ritson wins the British lightweight title outright by inflicting a first career defeat on Paul Hyland Jr in devastating fashion.
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South Shields street tree felling programme condemned

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 14:20
Protesters say they are "appalled" that 173 trees have already been chopped down.
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Durham University student accommodation row fee protest

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 12:40
The university said the rent increase was proposed but not formally agreed.
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Fan completes football ground challenge

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 18:58
A football supporter has completed a challenge to run around all 92 football league grounds.
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Michael Sancaster jailed for biting man in Sunderland

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 18:38
Police say Michael Sancaster was looking for a fight and "sucker-punched" his 24-year-old victim.
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St Mary's Island seals disrupted by youths throwing rocks

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 17:10
St Mary's Seal Watch posted the video online to show the danger to the animals.
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Terminal cancer nurse Christine continues to work

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 17:08
Christine Kyle has carried on working after terminal diagnosis.
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Jamal Fyfield: Boreham Wood sign Gateshead defender

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 15:35
Losing promotion finalists Boreham Wood sign central defender Jamal Fyfield from National League rivals Gateshead.
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Steve Watson: Gateshead manager signs new contract on despite reduced budget

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 15:32
Gateshead manager Steve Watson signs a new one-year contract despite the club having to go part-time this season.
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Meet Aukestra - the band for mostly autistic musicians

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:50
"This has been the greatest thing that's ever happened to me."
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Lovelorn Trevor the peacock captured 'in ninja-like fashion'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:36
The bird, whose had kept villagers awake in the early hours, is due to meet a new peahen.
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'Predatory' pupils roam Newcastle's Discovery School

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:25
Ofsted inspectors found "shockingly high" levels of unacceptable behaviour from pupils.
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Killingworth Billy locomotive 'one of world's oldest'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 16:20
An investigation suggests it was built in 1816 - a decade earlier than previously thought.
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Lewis Ritson on a 'mad' career ascent prior to Paul Hyland Jr bout

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:51
Lewis Ritson dreams of boxing at St James' Park but with his father acting as his trainer, all eyes are on the British title.
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