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2 hrs ago | BBC News
One of the men accused of murdering soldier Lee Rigby has told a jury his defence is that he is "a soldier of Allah" and "this is a war".
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3 hrs ago | The Advertiser
EAST housing organisation has secured a A 40m investment, which bosses say will allow it to build 400 new homes in the three years.
5 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail
A CRUEL nurse stole credit cards from an 87-year-old patient before using them on a three-month internet gambling spree after the OAP died.
THE Friends of pupil referral unit Rise Carr College will host a Christmas fair next Saturday , from 10am to noon, in the college, formerly Phoenix Centre, in Eldon Street.
The three-year-old, from Darlington, was knocked over and killed on November 4, as he walked home from the town centre with his mother, Kayren Winter, and younger brother, Georgie.
Low Fell one-year-old Dominic Halliwell is one of only a handful of children with a rare form of cancer Wet Wet Wet play the Metro Radio Arena on December 17. Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr chats to frontman Marti Pellow and discovers Newcastle's a home from home for him Body of man was spotted by member of the public, police have informed the ... (more)
JUST one flood alert remains in force in the region tonight as the clean-up operation continues.
However a body, found in the river by North Yorkshire Police, also on Friday, has now been identified as that of Mr Presgrave.
Police, firefighters and a Great North Air Ambulance Service doctor at the scene of the two-car collision on the A67 in County Durham, which left a 37-year-old woman with serious head and pelvic injuries.
Staff and relatives at Rose Lodge Care Home in Newton Aycliffe cut the tenth anniversary cake at the Christmas fair TWO County Durham care homes opened their doors for an action-packed day of festive fun yesterday .
A study to examine the extent of damage to the crumbling walls of a 12th Century castle in County Durham is to start "within days", experts have said.
Barnard Castle is one of twelve towns featured in Durham County Council's 20-year County Durham Plan, which proposes to build hundreds of new houses in Teesdale over the next two decades.
A HEALTH worker smashed her leg after plunging 6ft down an open pub cellar hatch as she walked home from work - but a jury has cleared the landlady of any wrongdoing.
Barnard Castle Town Council has organised a free fireworks display and entertainment on Scar Top starting on Friday, December 13. The North Tyneside Steel Band will kick off the evening at 6pm followed by the Castle Players and local choir No Added Sugar performing a version of The 12 Days of Christmas at 6.30pm.
A LEADING councillor has said 'I told you so' at the news that up to 1,600 new houses could be built on the back of a new free school.
A ROW has broken out between a young woman and the Jobcentre Plus after she claimed an advisor signed off blatantly false statements in her employment search diary.