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New cycling law likely after mum killed by bicycle courier

A new offence to be used against cyclists is likely after the Government announced a review into the existing legislation following the death of a woman.

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Gail (left) and India Huggins.

Missing wheelchair-bound Sunderland girl found safe

A missing Sunderland girl has been found safe and well.

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Robber Paul Mason.

Sunderland robber jailed after attacking homeless man for less than 20p

A violent Sunderland robber put a homeless man in a choke-hold and repeatedly punched him in the face while demanding the less than 20p he had in loose change.
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'Hundreds of complaints' flooded in to trading standards about alleged scam tax website, court told

A trading standards officer told a court how he received hundreds of complaints about an alleged scam website.

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Luther Paul Ankonum, also known as Luther Smith.

Rooftop siege man jailed after admitting string of crimes

A man who caused chaos during a four-hour rooftop stand-off in Peterlee has been jailed for four years,

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What do you use for streaming?

Warning as more than a million set-top boxes sold which illegally stream content

More than a million illegal TV set-top boxes which allow consumers to stream content illegally have been sold in the UK in the last two years, investigators have warned.

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Newcastle Crown Court

Sunderland man on attempted murder charge after house fire

A man accused of attempted murder after a house fire has appeared in court.

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Craig David.

Why Googling singer Craig David could get you into trouble

Craig David is the most dangerous celebrity to search for online in the UK, according to cybersecurity giant McAfee.
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Jamie Wyatt, Michael Hughes and Stephen Oliver.

Taxpayers called on officials to close down an alleged scam website, court told

A tax official told a jury he received calls from disgruntled taxpayers urging him to close down an alleged scam website.

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Northumbria Police is set to support Sunderland Pride once again.

Northumbria Police set to support seventh year of Sunderland Pride

Northumbria Police has said it is proud to be offering its support to Sunderland Pride once again, as the celebration marks its seventh year this weekend.
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A section of the floor fell away during the match at the England v West Indies game at the Emirates Riverside Ground in Chester-le-Street. Photo by Sharon Fleet.

Durham council to investigate cause of cricket stand collapse which left three injured

Durham council has confirmed it will investigate the cause of the partial collapse of a stand at Durham County Cricket Club which left a female spectator with a broken leg.
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Aleksander Maksym, and the machete he was wielding on a train. Pics: British Transport Police.

Hero passengers and driver praised for tackling machete-wielding man on train

The heroic actions of a group of passengers and a train driver who helped detain a machete wielding man on board a busy train have been praised by police.

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Tuthill was jailed at Newcastle Crown Court.

Sunderland man jailed for conning cash from vulnerable women he met on Plenty of Fish dating site

A love rat who posed as a high-flying lawyer while conning cash from women he met through a dating site is behind bars.
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The area around Peterlee Lodge. Credit: Google.

Arrest made after early hours rape allegation

Police investigating an alleged sex attack have arrested a person on suspicion of rape.
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Reggie died in 2015.

Inquest into death of tragic Sunderland baby Reggie Young postponed

An inquest into the death of a baby who was mauled by a family dog has been put back due to a further review.
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Wayne Rooney, second left, outside Stockport Magistrates' Court on Monday morning.

Everton footballer Wayne Rooney banned from driving after admitting being nearly three times the alcohol limit

Footballer Wayne Rooney been banned from driving and ordered to carry out unpaid community work after pleading guilty to drink driving.
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A firefighter wearing breathing apparatus.

Washington Firefighters and emergency vehicle attacked in Gateshead twice in one week

Washington firefighters have been attacked twice in one week while attending incidents in Gateshead.

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Armed officers on patrol in Newcastle city centre. Pic: Northumbria Police.

Police chief thanks public for support after terror level reduced

The chief of the North East's biggest police force has thanked the public for their support after it increased armed patrols over the weekend.
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Armed police close to Parsons Green station in west London after the explosion on a packed London Underground train. PA

Parsons Green: What we know about the explosion and investigation so far

Detectives investigating an explosion on a London Underground train which sent passengers and those in the vicinity fleeing in fear have made their first arrest.

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Northumbria Police Chief Constable Steve Ashman.

'Increased security' across Northumbria Police area after Parsons Green attack

Northumbria Police's chief constable has urged the public to "remain calm but alert" following a terror attack on the London Underground.
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