• Dyson plays round of his life

    YORK golfer Simon Dyson finished the US PGA with an outstanding final round 64 - just one shot off the course record equalled by Tiger Woods on Friday. Dyson was the clubhouse leader at 7.45pm on Sunday night with level par total of 280 - still seven

  • Naked student flees burning flat

    A STUDENT was forced to flee his flat naked after fire broke out while he was taking shower. John Stott, 26, who lives on Claypath, Durham, grabbed his clothes and mobile phone after seeing flames and smoke in the kitchen. He was met at the door by

  • Girl rushed to hospital after overdosing on coffee

    A TEENAGE girl was taken to hospital after overdosing on coffee. Jasmine Willis, 17, from Stanley had 14 small black shots of espresso while working in her father's cafe. The effect was so severe she started laughing and crying for no reason while

  • Fire damages former newsagents

    FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a blaze at a disused shop in Hartlepool tonight. The alarm was raised shortly after 6pm after the former newsagent's in Raby Road was reported to be well alight. The shop, close to the Chester Hotel at the junction

  • Farm worker killed as combine clips power lines

    A FARM worker was electrocuted after the combine harvester he was driving clipped power lines. Edward Andrew Pybus, 21, of Northallerton, North Yorkshire, died in hospital after the incident. The Nottingham University graduate was working a field at

  • BREAKING NEWS: Rooney breaks foot

    MANCHESTER United striker Wayne Rooney suffered a hairline fracture of his left foot in todays Barclays Premier League match against Reading. Full story in tomorrow's Football Tabloid

  • Kiyonari extends lead at Croft

    RYUICHI Kiyonari extended his lead over Jonathan Rea in the chase for the Bennetts British Superbike crown with a winning double in the tenth round at Croft Circuit, near Darlington. It was also an afternoon that saw Tom Sykes enjoy his first ever podium

  • Woman killed in trike accident named

    A WOMAN biker killed when her 850cc three wheeler drove straight over a junction near Wolsingham, County Durham, early yesterday morning has been named by police. She was one of three people killed on the regions roads over the weekend. Jane Boyd, aged

  • Residents urged to help stem arson attacks

    SPENNYMOOR residents are being urged to report youngsters playing on a empty factory site after firefighters were called out three times in 12 hours. All three fires on the old Watson's warehouse, at Green Lane, overnight yesterday were started deliberately

  • Stab victim's family's pledge to her son

    THE family of a young mother stabbed to death in the street say their grandchild is their only source of comfort. Heartbroken mother Alison Madgin, 42, has spoken for the first time since her daughter Samantha's death. Samantha died after being stabbed

  • Pints aplenty at beer festival

    FIFTY different ales and an eclectic line up of bands are promised at a popular beer and music festival. Darlington Arts Centre, the R'n'B Club and the towns branch of CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, are joining forces for Darlington's 28th Beer and

  • Pedestrian killed as cars collide

    WITNESSES are being sought after a pedestrian was killed after he was involved in a collision with two cars near to Stokesley, North Yorkshire. The accident involved an Audi and a Ford which collided on the Stokesley to Tanton road. It took place just

  • Cyclist killed in collision with car

    A CYCLIST was killed in an accident with a car on the outskirts of Leyburn, North Yorkshire. The accident happened on Saturday at the junction of the Harmby to Spennithorne Road and Hargill Road. The accident took place at 3.35pm as the Vauxhall Corsa

  • Partner's fear as fiance deported to Africa

    A WOMAN says she fears for her fiance's life after he was dramatically deported back to Africa. Fredrick Bale, 43, received a letter from the Home Office at the couple's home in Ormesby, Middlesbrough, telling him to report to Stockton police station

  • First photo of crash victim

    THIS is the third victim of the RAF Puma helicopter crash in North Yorkshire. 17-year-old Pte Sean Tait, came from Castlemilk, Glasgow. He was a member of The Royal Regiment of Scotland and had only joined the Army in July. He died in hospital on Friday

  • Sykes makes front row at Croft

    STOBART Vent Axia Motorsport rider Tom Sykes continued his impressive form by qualifying on the front row for round ten of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at a warm and sunny Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire. The 21-year-old Huddersfield

  • Busy night for firefighters

    FIREFIGHTERS were called out three times overnight to tackle separate blazes at a derelict warehouse on the Green Lane Industrial Estate, Spennymoor, County Durham. All three were in different areas of the old Watson's depot and were started deliberately