Tyne and Wear

Peterlee's Apollo Pavilion illuminated for anniversary

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - 5 hours 45 min ago
The concrete structure, by Victor Pasmore, has divided opinion since it was built in 1969.
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The barman with autism living his dream

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - 9 hours 24 min ago
Joe Guthrie's life-long ambition to work in a bar has come true after turning 18.
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Far-right terror poses 'biggest threat' to north of England

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - 18 hours 40 min ago
Right-wing extremism is not being taken seriously enough, a former counter terror expert warns.
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Joan Hoggett death: Ethan Mountain held under Mental Health Act

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 19:32
The 19-year-old previously admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.
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Joan Hoggett death: Daughter tells of impact of shop stabbing

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 16:01
The daughter of a woman stabbed to death in an unprovoked attack says she feels many different emotions in one day.
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Premiership: Newcastle Falcons v Sale Sharks

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:57
Team news as Newcastle Falcons host Sale Sharks in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Newcastle United's St James' Park (17:30 GMT).
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Peter Beardsley: Former Newcastle coach charged with using racist language by FA

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:35
Former Newcastle striker and coach Peter Beardsley is charged by the Football Association with three counts of using racist language.
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Thomas Cook to close 21 stores and cut jobs

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:23
The travel firm is cutting more than 300 roles as it closes 21 stores across the country.
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Adam Johnson: Ex-Sunderland and England star released from jail

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:08
The dad of the ex-England winger jailed for child sex offences says it is good to have him home.
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Union Chain Bridge overhaul approved by Scottish Borders Council

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 10:02
Planning permission is given in Scotland and England for the £7.3m upgrade of the nearly 200-year-old structure.
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Sunderland school Redby Academy has SATs results annulled

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 16:58
Redby Academy says it is carrying out an independent investigation into what may have gone wrong.
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Cameron Bancroft: Durham name Australian as captain after return from ban

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 16:32
Durham appoint Australian opener Cameron Bancroft as captain for the County Championship and One-Day Cup in 2019.
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Cervical screening: DIY smear test could be 'game-changer'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:18
Women who miss cervical screening appointments are being given home-testing kits in a pilot scheme.
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Newcastle-born Steven Fairbairn killed in Texas rally crash

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:14
Newcastle-born Steven Fairbairn was taking part in the Rednecks with Paychecks event in Texas.
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Council tax increase: Why am I paying the police so much?

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 00:01
A bigger portion of your council tax will go to police this year. But why? And what is it used for?
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West Yorkshire Police officer admits water assault on child

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:23
Det Sgt Mark Horwell from West Yorkshire Police is fined £300 after admitting common assault.
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Sam Fender, hot sauce and SXSW

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:19
The Brits Critics' Choice winner shares his tour diary from the South By Southwest festival.
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Sunderland councillor Lynn Appleby quits after offensive comments probe

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:44
Lynn Appleby was elected while being investigated by the Lib Dems over the comments shared in 2015.
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Northumberland school takes the classroom to the coast

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:09
"The best bit about going to the beach is that sometimes we get to have fish and chips."
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Stephen Hepburn: Sex harassment claims investigated by Labour

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 13:57
Jarrow MP Stephen Hepburn is accused of targeting a female party member in a restaurant in 2005.
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