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Police marks men and negotiations confront Raoul Moat, after cornering the gunman on the outskirts of the village of Rothbury in Northumberland

How the Moat manhunt unfolded

KISS: A returning soldier kisses her partner and cuddles their children

Medics return home from Ebola hit Sierra Leone

JEALOUS: Ryan Lancaster

'This is a nice place to kill someone', jealous man tells partner during clear-the-air talks

ACCIDENT SCENE: The vehicle in the collision

Delays after accident between Crook and Bishop Auckland

SHIPSHAPE: Two-masted brig Stavros S Niarchos arrives in Sunderland for the announcement of the 2018 Tall Ships Race

Sunderland's boat comes in as organisers announce Tall Ships Race will start from city

CCTV: Do you recognise this man?

Man secretly films teenage girl at Darlington station

BELLS: The iconic clock tower in Darlington town centre

Darlington Council ditches pre-recorded bell chimes - which cost £6,000 - days later

Christopher Wales, centre, has been found not guilty of sexual assault

Male nurse cleared of sexually assaulting man he met in gay bar

BELLS: Darlington's iconic clock tower

Tories discuss town centre bell debacle

CEREMONY: Bishop Auckland FC chairman, Richard Tremewan with Colin Rowell's partner, Nora Robson

Ashes scattered of the ‘absolute gentleman’ who left £300,000 to Bishop Auckland FC

RESTORATION: G-ARPO is the last Hawker Siddeley 1C Trident aircraft anywhere in the world

Iconic plane on show after five-year restoration

SOULMATES: Darren Edwards with fiancée Tanya Palliser

Father-of-three killed in car accident was nearly three times over the limit, court hears

STORMS: A lightning bolt over Darlington on Wednesday.

Weather warning issued as more torrential rain and lightning forecast

PAYING TRIBUTE: A minute's silence is observed on Darlington's High Row. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Britain pauses to pay tribute to Tunisia terror attack victims

BOMB THREAT: York Station, where a man has been arrested after threatening to blow up a train

Man held after threat to blow up train

Cattle are unloaded at Darlington Auction Mart. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Prize bull deal at Darlington Auction Mart heads to High Court

TOP NOSH: The Raby Hunt restaurant at Summerhouse near Darlington which has made it into a prestigious top 100 restaurants list. Outside the building are commie chef Emlyn Hugill, owner and head chef James Close, senior chef de partie Maria Guseva and sou

County Durham restaurant makes prestigious Top 100 list

TIME-LAPSE: Bishop Auckland resident Arron Briddick captured the footage on his GoPro camera

Time-lapse video captures thunderstorms in night sky over Bishop Auckland

SUFFERING: Colin Stephenson

Ex-employee sues asbestos firm for cancer pain

SHOCKED: Sue Sim

Outgoing police chief's fear over 'sexist' treatment

VETERANS: The Royal British Legion

North-East veterans to join national commemoration

JAILED: Gary Smith

Sex offender's contact with children limited

Weaving a bit of magic at Durham Cathedral

WINNER: Barkers menswear department manager Lee Kennedy (front left) and Norman Smith (front right)

Grandfather who champions cancer causes wins generous prize

MUCH MISSED: Bernard Storey

Leading light of Teesside's voluntary sector Bernard Storey dies

FORCE ACTION: Assistant Chief Constable Paul Kennedy, who admitted North Yorkshire Police was guilty of organisational failure

Savile apology police force improves historic records

FUTURE: Assistant Chief Constable, Ken McIntosh with Julia Mulligan at the public exhibition in Richmond Town Hall.Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Police exhibition went on tour to share plans for future

GUNGE: Lee Kyle

Top family comedy shows set for Barnard Castle

GUILTY PLEA: James Taylor admitted making pseudo photos of children with their Facebook pictures

Lonely man jailed for making sex images with children's Facebook photos

HEROES: Tesco in Catterick Garrison served up breakfast to say thank you to local soldiers

Tesco dished up a Heroes Breakfast for Catterick Garrison troops

RESPECT: The one minute silence on Darlington's High Row. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Darlington comes to a standstill to honour Tunisia shooting victims

DEMENTIA: Consultation launched over dementia care centre

Consultation launched over dementia care centre

ROLE: Matthew Johnson, of Spennymoor, who plays Slightly in the show

Talented youngsters to star in stage production of Peter Pan

OLIVER: CBW Youth Theatre rehearsing for their production of Oliver, with Fagin played by Joseph Arnott

Show which inspired young people to be staged for special anniversary

FUN: A competition to rebrand the Playshack has been won by two pupils from Escomb Primary School who selected the name Scallywagz. They are Thomas Stones, nine, and Freya Fodden, seven, sat with Scallywagz co-owner Allan Barker. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Escomb Primary School pupils win competition to rename Shildon's Play Shack

SUMMER: Booze warning for motorists

Booze warning from police as sunny weather continues

Town's community spirit ensures resident gets funeral

EMERGENCY ACTION: The North York Moors National Park Authority has urged visitors to report any fire they spot

National park issues tinderbox conditions fire alert

EXHIBITION LAUNCH: Ripon Cathedral Flower Guild members raise their hats to the women of Second World War on the tenth anniversary of the Women's Memorial in Whitehall

Cathedral showcase celebrates women's role in Second World War

DANCE: Britain’s Got Talent stars Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely, from Diversity, judging the Generation Green contest

Pupils win £25,000 for their school with dance performance

SPEEDY: The Bloodhound SuperSonic Car

Superfast 1,000mph car heads to the region

WINNERS: Arts and Culture award winners, organisers and supporters of the Festival of thrift at the Observer Ethical Awards 2015, held at the V&A Museum in London

Festival of Thrift scoops national award

WINNERS: Bar owner Les Fry and bartender Jake Beaverstock at Voodoo. Picture: Jenny Bainbridge

National glory beckons for Darlington's cocktail connoisseurs

SERVICE DESTINATION: The North York Moors National Park

Volunteers' bus service to Moors is expanded

New date for Sunderland game

WRITER: Abby Walker, 14, of Bishop Auckland, was short-listed in the Wicked Young Writers' Awards

Writer short-listed in national competition

LONG SERVICE: RAF Leeming personnel gather to honour driver Brian Gordon on his retirement

Retiring RAF base driver honoured for long service

STRIKE: Northern Rail staff vote have voted in favour of industrial action.

Northern Rail staff vote for strike action

Tractor destroyed in barn fire

Tractor destroyed in barn fire

LADBROKES: The raid happened at one of the company's outlets.

Cack-handed thief dubbed "spontaneous cretin" by own barrister after botched robbery

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