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L-R: Reece Anderson 15, Robyn Brown (National Trust), Jack Stockert, Jon Gann, Mayor and Mayoress Barry and Carol Curran, students from George Washington Primary, John F Kennedy Primary and Broadway Junior School. Picture: North News & Pictures

July 4th celebrations marks North-East's US link

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

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

Iconic plane on show after five-year restoration

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


Outgoing police chief's fear over 'sexist' treatment

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

Talented youngsters to star in stage production of Peter Pan

New date for Sunderland game

Woon Art Prize 2015 winner Kayt Hughes and her piece ' Study Scores, 2nd Movement 2015 at Baltic 39 in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Picture: North News & Pictures

Filler and pencil land student £20,000 art prize in Newcastle

SHIP-AHOY!: The Stavros S Niarchos arrives at Sunderland as a taster for the 2018 Tall Ships Race taking place in the city. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Tall ship sails into port to whet the appetite on Wearside

EXTREME: Preview for an Extreme Torque show taking place at Nissan in Sunderland with various bikes, motorbikes and cars on show.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (30880145)

Stunt riders take it to the extreme

MISSED: Corporal Paul Long

Forces charity brings a smile to murdered Red Cap's mum

FUNDRAISER: Volunteers Graham Moor (left) and Jerry Trowbridge from Northumbria Blood Bikes during a fundraiser at the Arnison Centre in Durham. Picture: DAVID WOOD.

£25k boost for blood bikes

MASSACRE: Lisa Burbidge, from Whickham, Gateshead, is one of at least 15 Britons who were among 38 holidaymakers killed in Tunisia.

Tributes to North-East grandmother killed in Tunisian massacre as 30 Brits feared dead

FANZONE: Artist's impression of proposed 1,800-sq metre complex to provide pre and post-match entertainment for up to 6,000 supporters.

Fan Zone plans to add to match-day experience at Stadium of Light

MISSING: Robert Newton

Patient missing from North-East psychiatric hospital

DONATION: Pat Barraclough receives the donation from Recyke Y’Bike

Veteran to mark anniversary of war with cycle ride


Man killed parents then staged violent break-in to cover tracks

SHOT DEAD: Tipu Sultan

Pair remanded in custody over killing of takeaway boss Tipu Sultan

VICTIM: Tipu Sultan

Detectives investigating murder of Tipu Sultan charge two men

DANCE: The stars of Top Hat, Charlotte Gooch and Alan Burkett, being staged at the Sunderland Empire, pose for a photocall at Seaham Hall. Picture: TOM BANKS (30125651)

Top Hat stars take afternoon tea and a twirl at Seaham Hall

Youth charged with knifepoint rape of woman in city centre park

Youth charged with knifepoint rape of woman in city centre park

RESCUE: Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat volunteers rescue the former fishing vessel Louise Thomsen and her lone skipper in record-breaking 19-hour mission 110 nautical miles out to sea. Photo Mark Taylor/RNLI

Lifeboat crews complete record-breaking rescue of stricken trawler


Body found in sea off Welsh beach named as woman from Newcastle


North-East man who was hit by bus in Glasgow dies a month after accident

WANTED MAN: The e-fit released by police.

Police put out e-fit after attempted rape of 14-year-old in Newcastle

ACCIDENT: Man collapses and dies 24  hours after accident

Man collapses and dies 24 hours after crash on A1(M) near Durham City

INVESTIGATION: Police are convinced Sunderland grandfather Robert Hutchinson was murdered, even though his body has never been found.

Fresh attempt to solve mystery of grandfather's murder a year after he disappeared

Undated handout photo issued by the Crown Prosecution Service of material purchased by two teenage friends

Bomb plot North-East teens locked up after buying chemicals to create explosives

Britain's oldest man Nazar Singh, from Sunderland, died just two weeks after celebrating 111th birthday with family in India. Picture: North News & Pictures

Europe's oldest man - from the North-East - dies aged 111

WOMAN FOUND: Northumbria Police have discovered an injured woman inside a Sunderland house who was earlier seen being bundled into a car

Woman found injured after being seen bundled into a car

WINNER: Former Sunderland University student Jay Sykes won gold for Best Student Radio Drama

International honours for regional radio

Investigation launched after rape in Newcastle

Woman attacked and raped as she walked through city centre park

HONOURED: Presenter Pam Royle

University honours actress and presenter

The Tyne Bridge

Delays after man scales Tyne Bridge for "peaceful protest"

Police at the house where a three-week-old baby was bitten by a dog

Police name three-week old baby boy killed by family dog

EXTREME: One of the monster trucks expected at the Nissan Extreme Torque Show

Show will give petrolheads plenty to torque about

SPEEDING FINE: Connor Wickham

Sunderland footballer Connor Wickham fined for speeding past roadworks

ACROBATIC: (l-r) FLt Lt Ben Polwin and Flt Lt Toby Keeley with their Hawk aircraft

Aircraft fly in ahead of annual airshow


Film to be made about Wearside Jack hoax

Super car show coming to Newcastle

REMEMBERED: The Mayor and Mayoress, Cllr Richard Porthouse and his wife Patricia are pictured at the war memorial in Jarrow

Victims of Zeppelin raid remembered 100 years on

SWING: Lottery funding to improve access to golf

Cash awarded to improve facilities at golf club

Sunderland's recently-installed Mayor Barry Curran, pictured receiving chains of office from predecessor Stuart Porthouse, to lead civic commemoration for bicentenary of Battle of Waterloo

Public invited to join civic Waterloo commemoration

Woman, 76, knocked unconscious as two men rob her of handbag

Woman, 76, knocked unconscious as two men rob her of handbag

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Girl falls onto Metro tracks and two other teenagers sprayed with ammonia after disturbance at station

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Albanian man with suspected brain tumour is discharged from hospital again

Man critical in hospital after taking legal high

JAIL TIME: Colin Patterson, 51, from Newcastle, arrives at Newcastle Crown Court, where he was jailed for two years after being ensnared into believing he was meeting a 14-year-old girl by internet paedophile hunters Dark Justice.

Man snared by paedophile hunters jailed for two years

APPEAL:David Wilson who was found dead inside an address on Southwick Road in Sunderland on December 14, 2014.

Detectives investigating murder of David Wilson appeal for caller to come forward

ARRESTS: Northumbria Police have arrested two men over the Byker shooting

Two arrested over Tyneside shooting

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