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1 hr ago | Chronicle Live
After a cold start it will be dry with sunny spells. Sunshine turning more hazy in afternoon.
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6 hrs ago | Shields Gazette
Daniel Smith pushed his partner into metal shutters and was spotted lifting a traffic cone over his head when police arrived to deal with the dispute.
10 hrs ago | Chronicle Live
The man died at the Royal Victoria Infirmary this morning after suffering substantial burns in a house fire at Redemarsh, Leam Lane Police received a report from the fire service about the blaze at Redemarsh at 6.35pm yesterday, and the man died at the Royal Victoria Infirmary this morning after suffering substantial burns.
14 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo
DRAMA students are staging a series of critically-acclaimed plays at Arts Centre Washington as part of an annual month-long festival in May. The University of Sunderland students will bring seven plays to life at the venue, featuring the work of some of UK's greatest playwrights, presenting some unforgettable nights of drama.
14 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo
Former heroin addict John Duggan was caught by police while driving to top up his electricity key in a bid to save his dinner.
Families in Fellgate say they were left in shock after the horror crash on the eastbound carriageway of the A194 Leam Lane in South Tyneside at around 11am yesterday The Chronicle understands that some senior players wanted to know why Hatem Ben Arfa found himself back in the team so quickly following the dressing room bust-up between Pardew and ... (more)
Emergency services were called to the A692 at Marley Hill, in Gateshead at 2:21pm this afternoon after receiving a report of a collision A section of the A692 between Potters Wheel crossroads and Pack Horse cross roads has been closed to allow emergency services to respond and diversions have been put in place.
Firefighters from Fulwell and Sunderland Central were called to their home in Roker Park Close a fire started in the kitchen while they slept.
A Tyneside teenager is following in the footsteps of Jesus Christ Superstar hero Ben Forster after securing a place at a prestigious performing arts school.
YMCA key worker Natalie Brand and service user Chelsea Heskett pictured putting the finnishing touches some new paintwork at the YMCA on Toward Road.
Waiting for the lift... Kevin Charlton, David Bainbridge, Les Ramsey and Steve Davison are among the residents of South Durham Court who are getting tired of the number of lift breakdowns.
The motorist, aged in his 50s, was in his Renault Scenic when it was involved in an accident with a Toyota Yaris on Stockton Road, Dalton-le-Dale, next to the Times Inn pub.
NOT LONG NOW & from left, Customs House executive director Ray Spencer, GNP producer Heenan Bhatti and Cultural Spring project director Rebecca Ball.