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EasyJet announces new Newcastle flights to Berlin and Las Palmas

Budget airline easyJet today announced two new regular routes from Newcastle Airport to Berlin in Germany and Las Palmas in Spain.

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York. Picture by Visit York.

TRAVEL REVIEW: Weekend in York + WIN: York Day Passes worth £116

Rewind 150 years and you can imagine the swish of bustle dresses that would have swept through this grand hotel, built to accommodate the aristocracy of the North.

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Gibraltar is a little bit of Britain in the Mediterranean. Pic: Shutterstock.

5 non-EU places Brits could go on holiday after Brexit

Now that Britain has voted its way out of Europe, things have got a lot more complicated for the holidaymaker.
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Will you be booking up for a winter break?

Sun cream at the ready as Jet 2 announces winter programme from North East airport

The colder months don't have to bring all doom and gloom.

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The Disney Magic cruise ship is back for another fleeting visit to the North East.

Disney Magic makes a return visit to the North East

River watchers can enjoy a brief taste of Disney Magic today after the giant cruise ship of that name returned to the Tyne.
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Police are warning of potential traffic disruption after a lorry has overturned on the A1.

Delays easing on A1 as lorry obstruction removed

An overturned lorry which caused delays to drivers on A1 this morning has now been removed and traffic is flowing well.
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Disney Magic leaves the Tyne bound for Scotland.

Disney ship departs from river as it starts next chapter of its fairytale tour

It's a ship Captain Hook would be envious of - the Disney cruise liner has wowed spectators as the majestic boat visited the North East.
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The Balmoral docked at Eidfjord.

TRAVEL REVIEW: Norwegian Festival and Fjords cruise with Fred. Olsen

Gorgeous scenery, sensational food and a cocktail or two – might not be for everyone, but I was willing to give it a go.
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What leaving the EU would mean for holidaymakers

As the EU Referendum approaches, Sarah Marshall looks at what Brexit would mean for holidaymakers:

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Some flights to and from Newcastle Airport have been cancelled.

Weather leads to flight cancellations between Newcastle and Amsterdam

Flights between Newcastle and Amsterdam have been cancelled because of adverse weather in the Netherlands.

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The match at the Stadium of Light is part of England's preparation for Euro 2016.

Travel advice for England fans ahead of game in Sunderland

Football supporters travelling to the England game in Sunderland on Friday by coach have been advised to use a park and ride site.

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Commuters faced delays this morning after a man took ill on the Metro.

Rush hour delays after man takes ill on Metro heading for Sunderland

Commuters faced delays of almost 30 minutes on the Metro this morning after a man took ill on a train heading for Sunderland.

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A graphic showing the main risk areas for the Zika virus this summer.

Zika virus: What are the chances of catching it on holiday?

The risk of Zika spreading to Europe "is real", experts said today - and holidaymakers travelling to countries such as France and Italy should be vigilant.

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Sunseekers are being urged to take care they don't get burnt this summer, as it can cause lasting damage.

7 ways to limit the damage if you get sunburnt this summer

Summer is almost upon us, and with it the risk of getting sunburnt if you soak up too many rays.
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The Tyne Tunnel

11 responses to the Tyne Tunnel toll price rise

After we revealed yesterday that the cost to go through the Tyne Tunnel is going up by 10p from midnight on Saturday, you have been giving your reaction on social media.
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A 'black henna' temporary tattoo might seem like a good idea at the time.

Why you should avoid 'black henna' temporary tattoos this summer

Holidaymakers and festival-goers have been warned to avoid 'black henna' temporary tattoos this summer.

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TRAVEL REVIEW: Discovering tulips from Amsterdam during a spring weekend break

A kaleidoscopic blanket of tulips that stretch as far as the eye can see sprawls in front of you whilst a towering windmill makes a gentle whirring motion above your head - this was a postcard of Amsterdam sprung to life.

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The Flying Scotsman passes a rapeseed field near Durham, as part of its UK tour.

Trainspotters left disappointed as Flying Scotsman passes through North East on UK tour

The world famous Flying Scotsman locomotive passed through the North East today on its tour of Britain - but lots of trainspotters were left disappointed.

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Warning over European Health Insurance Card scam websites

Warning over European Health Insurance Card scam websites

Holidaymakers are being warned over websites which offer to supply European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) - for a fee.

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An interim cap of data roaming charges comes in from tomorrow.

Cheaper mobile roaming charge in effect from tomorrow

Mobile roaming charges within the EU will be significantly cheaper from tomorrow when an interim cap comes into effect ahead of a full ban next year.

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