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The festive season places additional financial pressure on many parents, says charity Action for Children

Parents 'cutting back on themselves' in order to spend on Christmas presents for kids

The A19 has been closed after two coaches travelling towards York collided. Pic N Yorkshire Police

A19 reopens after two coaches crash near Thirsk

Campaigners host a torch-lit vigil in Durham Market Place in support of the Save the DLI Museum campaign. A little boy is pictured taking part in the service Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

'We fight on' - Torch-lit vigil to save DLI Museum

A rescue mission was launched after a windsurfer got into difficulty at Seaburn beach today

Windsurfer separated from board in 60mph winds safe following rescue mission

Police pulled over a taxi driver in Northallerton for speeding and found him also over the drink drive limit

Taxi driver stopped for speeding was allegedly twice over drink drive limit

Staff from the Golden Fish Inn at Delves Lane who found themselves inundated with orders after the gas went off for a week in the village. Pictured are Katie White, Vinny Sandhu and Ricky Singh. Picture: TOM BANKS (47743583)

Fish and chips kept village going during gas cut

North-East TV presenter Pam Royle takes part in the annual Boundary 500 biker Santa run. Picture: Courtesy of The Boundary 500 Motorcycle Group

Hundreds of Santas on bikes once again rev up Christmas good cheer

Dog breeder Stephen Potts, pictured shortly before his arrest following The Scrambles attack in October 2014. Picture: GAVIN ENGELBRECHT

Scrambles attack bulldogs face death after jailed Pittington owner's appeal fails

PARADE: Father Christmas and his sleigh swooped into Darlington town centre accompanied by the Cockerton Band

Crowds line the streets to welcome a special visitor to Darlington town centre

Chris Read during his final Iron Man challenge at Teesdale Sports Centre

Fifty challenge fundraising champion smashes £50,000 target on 50th birthday

STREET-DEALER: Dean Peacock jailed for his role in low level dealing of drugs in Horden.

Street dealers jailed after drugs seizures by police on repeated house raids

Two appliances from Peterlee rescued the man from underneath the van following a collision tonight

Motorcyclist trapped under van rescued by firefighters

Cleveland College of Art and Design students and graduates Lewis Russell, Lauren Hall, Lauren Deal, Cameron Hume and Laura Robinson in costumes  at a Newcastle Christmas festival.

Hartlepool design graduate create festive costumes for big Newcastle Christmas festival

Durham Police at the scene of the fatal crash on the A692. Picture: JOHN HINDS

Gateshead passenger dies after Peugeot hits lamp post near Consett

Visitors to last year's In Out of the Cold event at Middlesbrough town hall helped themselves to free coats and food.

Appeal to help homeless people during cold winter months


Johnny Mullins of Oxford United sticks a foot in to stop Jake Gray  Photo: Mark Fletcher | Shutter Press

Match Facts: Hartlepool United 0 Oxford United 1

Man of the match: Patrick van Aanholt runs away to celebrate his first Premier League goal

Match ratings: Sunderland 2 Stoke City 0

Impressive: Sam Allardyce has enjoyed three wins so far as Sunderland boss

Sam Allardyce hails Duncan Watmore and wants Sunderland safe long before season's end

MAN OF THE MATCH: Yannick Bolasie

Match Ratings: Crystal Palace 5 Newcastle United 1

'He is everything' - Aitor Karanka hails George Friend on his 150 Middlesbrough appearances

'He is everything' - Aitor Karanka hails George Friend on his 150 Middlesbrough appearances

Alan Pardew looks on as his Crystal Palace side score the final goal of their 5-1 win over Newcastle United

Alan Pardew says Newcastle are in trouble after Crystal Palace thrashing

WORLD FINAL: Kat Driscoll

North-East trampolinist Kat Driscoll helps Britain claim two Olympic spots

Kate Avery finished second in Liverpool

County Durham runner finishes second in European Cross-Country trials

Gateshead 1 Chester City 0

Gateshead win for new boss

York City 1 Accrington Stanley 5

York City's miserable run continues

"He's one of our own" - Aitor Karanka dedicates Middlesbrough's win to Ali Brownlee

'He's one of our own' - Aitor Karanka dedicates Middlesbrough's win to Ali Brownlee

Newcastle's players trudge from the field in the wake of their 5-1 defeat to Newcastle United

Steve McClaren orders his Newcastle players to report for special Sunday training session

Wilfried Zaha drills home Crystal Palace's third goal in their 5-1 win over Newcastle United

Crystal Palace 5 Newcastle United 1

Annoyed: Mark Hughes claimed Ryan Shawcross got a touch but referee deemed otherwise and he was sent off for a trip on Watmore

Sunderland 2 Stoke City 0


National Sport

Slaven Bilic watched his West Ham side draw against West Brom

Slaven Bilic rues wasteful West Ham finishing in draw with West Brom

Dan Cole scored a crucial try for Leicester

Richard Cockerill hails Leicester matchwinner Dan Cole

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admired the way his players won in difficult conditions

Liverpool's momentum grows in win over Swansea as stars return from injury

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg was the winner of the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg turns his attentions to 2016 after ending 2015 with Abu Dhabi win

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