Tyne and Wear

Coronavirus: Woman 'wrongly charged under new law'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - 7 hours 45 min ago
Police want her conviction for refusing to say why she was on a train to be "set aside".
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Coronavirus: Nissan extends Sunderland plant production pause

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 04/02/2020 - 17:41
The Sunderland factory employs 7,000 people and produces the Qashqai, Juke and electric LEAF models.
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Coronavirus: UK Pride event cancelled amid outbreak

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 04/02/2020 - 15:54
The festival, set to be staged in Newcastle in July, has been rearranged for next year.
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Coronavirus: Tyne and Wear Metro 'faces cuts without bailout'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 04/02/2020 - 14:15
At least £10m is urgently needed following a slump in passenger numbers, transport chiefs warn.
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Newcastle Falcons' promotion to Premiership confirmed by RFU

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 04/02/2020 - 14:01
Newcastle Falcons' promotion back to the Premiership is confirmed by the Rugby Football Union.
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Man charged over Newcastle student's road death

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 04/02/2020 - 10:53
Emma Guilbert, 18, died three days after being hit by a car in Newcastle in November 2018.
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Durham Tees Valley probation staff 'must do more on welfare risks'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 04/02/2020 - 00:03
Potential abuse victims need more protection from offenders, the chief inspector of probation says.
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Premier League clubs in 'moral vacuum' and players should sacrifice salary - politicians

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 04/01/2020 - 20:43
Premier League clubs are in a "moral vacuum" and players should be first to sacrifice salaries during the coronavirus pandemic, say politicians.
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Coronavirus: Dog trainer Sue McCabe's tips on keeping pooches active

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 04/01/2020 - 18:03
A dog trainer says there are still lots of things you can do if you are stuck in the house.
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York woman fined for breaching coronavirus rules

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 04/01/2020 - 15:43
Police say prosecuting Marie Dinou, who was arrested at Newcastle Central Station, was a last resort.
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Coronavirus: The restaurants feeding hospital staff

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 04/01/2020 - 00:03
Chefs whose businesses have shut have been volunteering to feed NHS staff working around the clock.
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Coronavirus: Great North Air Ambulance Service only carrying 'critically ill'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 17:36
The charity is restricting the number of people it carries as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Coronavirus: Hoaxer who spat at supermarket staff jailed

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 16:54
Denise Reid, 46, became abusive and claimed to be infected with Covid-19, a court hears.
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Sunderland 'Til I Die Series 2: 'There were tears in the edit suite'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 14:06
BBC Sport speaks to the executive producers of Netflix series Sunderland 'Til I Die before the release of the new series on Wednesday.
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The One Show will not replace Matt Baker after he leaves

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 11:58
He signs off after nine years as co-host of the BBC One programme.
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Coronavirus: Sunderland man arrested for 999 NHS complaints

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 06:52
He allegedly called emergency services five times in 24 hours to complain to police about the NHS.
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Newcastle United put non-playing staff on leave because of coronavirus pandemic

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 18:08
Newcastle United become the first Premier League club to place their non-playing staff on temporary leave because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Dump truck burglary bid at Peterlee food bank

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 10:51
Staff say "many items of food" were destroyed in the attempted raid.
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Coronavirus: Six months before UK 'returns to normal' - deputy chief medical officer

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sun, 03/29/2020 - 20:42
The UK faces reviews of measures every three weeks for six months or more, says deputy chief medical officer.
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Coronavirus: Postal worker dons fancy dress to 'lift spirits'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sun, 03/29/2020 - 10:49
Jon Matson has dressed as Little Bo Beep and a Greek soldier for his deliveries in South Tyneside.
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