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Police negotiate with man on bridge in Gateshead

Police negotiate with man on bridge in Gateshead

MURDER INVESTIGATION: Tipu Sultan was shot dead at the rear of the Herbs n Spice Kitchen takeaway in Lake Avenue, South Shields, on the evening of Tuesday, April 7

Detectives following new leads into murder of Tipu Sultan following Crimewatch programme

VISION: (l-r) John and Stacey Sutherland with baby Zak meet Joanne Howell manager of the Vision Express store in Chester-le-Street

Company's vision to help young Zak

RAT: Gateshead Council is urging residents to get professional advice on dealing with vermin

Cat dies after eating 'illegal' rat poison

JUMP: Stephen Forster (below) on the sky dive

Sky diver raises £700 for hospice

ROCK: The Foo Fighters rock the Stadium of Light on the first night of their European tour. Picture: TOM BANKS

Pictures: Thousands of music fans in region for Foo Fighters gig

OPPORTUNITY: Danny Cipriani

Find The Flag and you could be leading a team out in the Rugby World Cup when it comes to Newcastle

PRIDE: Durham Pride 2015

Durham Pride back - bigger and better

Ashley: No sale until we win trophy

Ashley: No sale until we win trophy

ACCIDENT SCENE: Holy Island

Man seriously injured after Holy Island fall understood to be off duty police officer

Urgent appeal after theft of drugs intended for animals

Urgent appeal after theft of drugs intended for animals

OUTGOING CHIEF: Sue Sim

Crime commissioner announces her choice for new Northumbria Police chief

ROCK: The Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl during the 2005 Radio 1 Big Weekend gig at Penshaw monument, near Sunderland

Sunderland, are you ready to rock? Stadium prepares for the Foo Fighters

WINNER: Andrew Lacey, from The Oaks in Spennymoor, on his way to first place in the 800m race

Disabled athletes go for gold in national championships

HANDOVER: Outgoing Sunderland mayor, Cllr Stuart Porthouse, hands over chains of office to successor, Cllr Barry Curran

New Mayor takes chain of office in Premier League city

CHARGED: Man to appear on charges of disseminating terrorist publications

North-East man to appear in court charged with terrorism offences

Head of St Anne by Leonardo da Vinci Copyright: Royal Collection Trust  (26692339)

Spectacular exhibition of drawings by Leonardo da Vinci coming to Newcastle's Laing Art Gallery

STANDARD: A memorial service and dedication of a standard in memory of men of the 160th (Wearside) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, at Sunderland Minster. Picture: TOM BANKS (26670255)

A hundred years to the day after they marched off to war: city remembers its brigade of friends

HEADLINER: Newcastle-based DJ Cristoph will headline the Northbridge Music Festival this summer

Top DJs head to Sedgefield's electronic music festival

Calling relatives of Hadaway Harry - the North's Victorian sporting hero

AWARD WINNER: The seafront at Whitley Bay, which has retained its Blue Flag accolade

Six beaches in North East and North Yorkshire named amongst world's best

STRIKE: Dave Grohl from the Foo Fighters

Rail strike threat to Foo Fighters fans

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: Bessie the Wallsend cow

Vigil to be held for the 'Wallsend Cow' shot by police marksmen

KIND: Sunderland player Danny Graham

Sunderland's Danny Graham donates more than £2,600 to help save Gateshead player's career

COMMEMORATION: Service of Commemoration on the centenary of the death of Pte John Simpson Kirkpatrick Pictue: Cpl Michael Strachan, Army Photographer

Centenary of death of Man with a Donkey marked in South Shields

STABLE: Three teenagers remain in hospital today after taking medication

Teenagers remain in hospital after taking tablets

ISSUE: Ice and Climate

Learn about climate change

HUNGER PAINS: Kuma after his life was saved.

See the puppy that ate a barbecue skewer

SUPPORT: Irish rock band The Strypes will back Foo Fighters at Stadium of Light (26492894)

Irish rock band The Strypes will be additional support act to Foo Fighters at Stadium of Light

SHOW: Take That perform at the Metro Radio Arena

Review & Pictures: Take That wow crowds at Metro Radio Arena

APPEAL: Three teens critical after taking prescribed drugs

Three teenagers critical after taking multiple sclerosis medicine

IN COURT: Adam Johnson leaves court with girlfriend Stacey Flounders

VIDEO: Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson leaves court with girlfriend after facing child sex charges

GIG: The Foo Fighters

No queueing allowed in run-up to Foo Fighters gig

Putting wind back in historic mill's sails

VISIT: The Right Reverend Paul Butler, The Bishop of Durham, visits Chopwell fire station part of his Prayer Walk round the diocese. Picture: TOM BANKS (26270096)

Bishop’s prayer walk at community fire station

Daniel Smith

Body found in River Wear thought to be that of missing man

Witness appeal after man racially abused by two women

Witness appeal after man racially abused by two women

The Old Bailey

'Terror' charges father denied bail

John The Badge Roberts

Two men arrested over murder of John 'The Badge' Roberts released on police bail

Intruder threatens man with handgun after bursting into home

Intruder threatens man with handgun after bursting into home

Man stabbed outside shop

Man stabbed outside shop

Police appeal

Woman in disability scooter hit and robbed by teenage gang

ARROWS: The ever popular Red Arrows will perform three flying displays at this year's Sunderland International Airshow

Treble top for Arrows at airshow

CRASH SCENE: A bus has crashed into house in Sunderland Pic and video: Kev Atkinson via Twitter

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Three arrested after bus crashes into house in Sunderland

Hunt for serial arsonist after cars torched

Hunt for serial arsonist after cars torched

FIRE: Firefighters dampen down stables following blaze. Picture: Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service  (23692013)

Police consider third stables fire in recent weeks may be "suspicious"

MISSING: Craig Millward

Three witnesses may be able to help in tracing missing North-East man

FESTIVAL: Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Groovejet star to perform free concert

Police probe stables fire

Police probe stables fire

APOLOGY: The hand-written note from the bird bath thief

Bird bath thief returns with apology note

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