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  1. Rugby round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    THE pace of dual-registered Newcastle Falcons winger Dan Marshall proved decisive for Blaydon as he scored two tries in the 25-12 home win against Moseley. The bonus point victory kept Blaydon just ahead of Hull Ionians and narrowed the gap on Esher to five points in the battle to avoid National One relegation.

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  2. From Cheryl to Sting: The celebrities with surprising jobs before they were famousRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    The Wallsend -born musician had several jobs before he became a world-famous superstar. He worked as a bus conductor, a construction labourer and even a tax officer before qualifying as a teacher.

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  3. The inspiration list: You told us you think are the most inspiring people alive in the North EastRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Then we asked you to tell us who you think should be included. And what a selection it turned out to be.

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  4. Virgin Money Foundation provides new support for North East's charitable sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    After the loss of the Northern Rock Foundation, a fund set up by Virgin Money is providing new support for charities in the region The loss of the Northern Rock Foundation as a funder of North East charities was mourned by many. But now, Graeme Whitfield reports, a fund set by up the Rock's buyer, Virgin Money, is stepping into that gap.

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  5. Who remembers the infamous New Monkey nightclub? Was is the most troubled venue it the North East?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    It was one of the North East's most notorious nightclubs and a thorn in the side of Northumbria Police . But 11 years ago next month, officers carried out a late night raid on the New Monkey Nightclub in Pallion Road, Sunderland .

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  6. Obituary - Cathy Paver, Scots founder of the Pavers empireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    CATHERINE Kinloch Paver, who has died aged 88, was a Scottish retailer who started the Pavers shoe company in 1971. Over 40 years, the firm expanded to become an international chain with more than 160 shops across three continents and almost 2000 employees; it also has its own successful shopping channel dedicated to selling its shoes.

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  7. Iceland's president says he would ban pineapple on pizza if he couldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Last week, in a question-and-answer session with pupils at a school in the northern city of Akureyri, President Gudni Johannesson was asked his position on the issue. We can add a new name to 2017's roll call of awful world leaders - if we can spell it - Gu ni Thorlacius Johannesson, president of Iceland.

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  8. North Shields man Clinton Baldwin has been charged with knifepoint robberies at shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chronicle Live

    Clinton William Baldwin, 41, has been charged with a number of knife point robberies at local shops in Newcastle and North Tyneside .

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  9. North East news LIVE: Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chronicle Live

    The Chronicle's live breaking news service including Saturday's traffic, travel, weather, sport and more covering Newcastle and the North East Here are our regular updates throughout the day of all the breaking news and sport from across the North East. We will have pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest Newcastle and North East traffic, weather forecasts, crime and council news too.

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  10. Newcastle United vs Bristol City: Fans face travel disruption with Metro trains not runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chronicle Live

    Newcastle United fans heading to Saturday's home game against Bristol City face travel disruption as trains will not be running between St James and Wallsend Metro stations on match day. The Magpies host Bristol City at St James' Park at 3pm on Saturday but weekend work on a section of the Tyne and Wear Metro means trains won't be running to the stadium.

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  11. Dairy invests in new fleet of vehicles to deliver milkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Darlington and Stockton Times

    A DAIRY delivering 370,000 litres of a milk a week has invested in a new fleet of compact vehicles to help its expansion plans. Greencroft Milk Supplies of Middlesbrough delivers to both wholesale and domestic customers in its home town as well as to Newcastle, Durham, Scarborough and Whitby.

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  12. Tyneside's longest queues - where, when and why you see long lines around the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chronicle Live

    With the weekend coming here is a little round-up on where - and why - you see Newcastle's biggest queues. Frankie and Tony's is a lunchtime favourite for anyone working in the city, its fans are more than happy to spend their break waiting for bait.

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  13. Stephen Lawrence murder suspect jailed for six years for A 4million drugs plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mirror.co.uk

    A suspect in the murder of Stephen Lawrence has been jailed for more than six years for masterminding a 4 million drugs plot. Neil Acourt, 41, was described as the "man at the top" of the scheme funnelling huge amounts of cannabis to the North East of England.

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  14. IT industry alarm as less than 1% of students do computing A-levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chronicle Live

    A group set up to grow the North East's digital industry has expressed alarm after figures showed less than 1% of A-level students in the North East took computing A-levels. Dynamo, an industry-led initiative focused on growing the region's tech sector, said that only eight students in Gateshead passed computing A-level last year, while only nine did so in both North Tyneside and Northumberland .

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  15. Royal Bank of Scotland plans more Stamford layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Westport News

    Royal Bank of Scotland's Americas headquarters are located at 600 Washington Blvd., in downtown Stamford. RBS shares the building with UBS.

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  16. Muses and Chaos parades roll UptownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Best of New Orleans

    As the Knights of Babylon's typically gorgeous, floral-covered renderings of its mythical pantheon floated down St. Charles Avenue, the Knights of Chaos were not far behind, sending its satirical shrapnel in every direction. Each float played on New Orleans street names for its "Chaos in the Streets" theme.

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  17. Stephen Lawrence murder suspect Neil Acourt jailed for six years in A 4m drugs plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Metro UK News

    A man who was previously a Stephen Lawrence murder suspect has been jailed for more than six years over a A 4 million drugs plot. Neil Acourt, who changed his name by deed poll to Neil Stuart, admitted being involved in the drugs racket, which ran between 2014 and 2016, along with his father-in-law Jack Vose, 63. The court heard that Acourt had a leading role in running the drugs operation which distributed cannabis from the South East of England to the North East.

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  18. Inspiring women from all backgrounds gather for Glass Slipper Awards 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chronicle Live

    Glass Slipper Awards at the Hilton Hotel in Gateshead ----- Winners L-R Amy White, Kim Scott, Giselle Stewart, Angie Jenkinson, Helen Bowman and Nicola Whalen, Daniel Lowden , Anna Heslop and Caroline Theobold with William Dean Kim Scott, who started the community running group These Girls Can Run, received the best newcomer gong. The running programme started with one group in February 2015 but it has since grown to nine, with two more launching this year.

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  19. Washingtonians Are Dressing to Match the Hirshhorna s Infinity Mirrors ExhibitRead the original story

    Friday | Washingtonian.com

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  20. See the dramatic moment a dog is rescued from sinkhole by firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chronicle Live

    The stranded pooch was saved by specialist rope rescue teams from Tyne and Wear fire service and is now 'safe and sound' The dog had to be rescued by firefighters after becoming stuck at the bottom of the abyss in Whitburn, South Tyneside. Specialist rope rescue crews from South Shields saved the stranded pooch from the bottom of the huge cavity in the ground at the cliff side near Mill Lane.

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