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Former soldier accused of murder felt "disgusted" over Wearside street attack

A former soldier accused of murder sobbed as he told a jury he felt "disgusted" when looking back on what he did to his victim and his family.

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Four jailed over death of disabled man brutally beaten and left 'looking like elephant man'

Four jailed over death of disabled man brutally beaten and left 'looking like elephant man'

Four people have been jailed over the shocking death of a disabled man who was kept confined to a house and regularly beaten.

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Couple targeted by masked men in their Bailey Rise home.

Masked men attack elderly pair in their Peterlee home

Police are hunting three masked robbers armed with planks of wood who attacked two elderly residents in their own home.

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Police in Roker Park as part of the inquiry.

Man in court over Roker Park rape inquiry

A teenager has appeared in court to face an allegation of rape said to have happened in Roker Park.

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Criminals can work out the card number, expiry date and security code for a Visa debit or credit card in as little as six seconds using guesswork, researchers have found.

Just SIX SECONDS: That's how long it can take criminals to guess your Visa card number and code

Criminals can work out the card number, expiry date and security code for a Visa debit or credit card in as little as six seconds, researchers have found.
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Newcastle United's ground, St James's Park.

Police launch investigation into non-recent child abuse at Newcastle United

Northumbria Police has launched an investigation into non-recent child abuse at Newcastle United.

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Karl Pascoe

Washington attack victim was "never the same again" murder trial jury told

A murder trial jury has heard evidence surrounding the catalogue of injuries suffered by a man at the hands of his alleged killer.

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Flytippers count the cost after ditching black bags lands them in court

Householders have been left with fines and bills running into hundreds of pounds after they were caught dumping their rubbish.

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Karl Pascoe

Woman tells murder jury she saw soldier boyfriend attack man with fence post

A woman has told murder jurors she tried to stop violence breaking out before she saw her soldier boyfriend attacking tragic Joseph Leech with a fence post in the street.

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The FA has commissioned a dedicated NSPCC helpline for adults who were victims of sexual abuse in childhood within the football industry,

Former Newcastle United youth player Derek Bell goes public over teenage sex abuse

Former Newcastle United footballer Derek Bell has gone public to talk about his experience of sexual abuse as a teenager.
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Tysen Carthy

Wearside offshore worker attacked and racially abused bouncer after being refused entry to nightclub

An offshore worker who launched a racially-aggravated attack on a bouncer who refused him entry to a nightclub has been fined.

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Roker Park following reports a woman was raped in the area on the morning of Tuesday, November 29.

Man, 19, remains in custody over Roker Park rape incident

A teenager continues to be quizzed by detectives today after being arrested in connection with an alleged rape in Sunderland.

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National Lottery operator Camelot has said that "suspicious activity" has been detected "on a very small proportion of our players' online National Lottery Accounts", adding that personal information may have been accessed in the attempted hack. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

'Suspicious activity' found on online National Lottery accounts

Thousands of customer accounts on the National Lottery website may have been compromised.

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Nathan Horsley charged with theft

Solicitor appeared in court charged with string of thefts

A solicitor has appeared in court accused of stealing a total of £19,000 from a number of his clients.

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Karl Pascoe

Murder victim gives evidence from beyond the grave as emotional statement is read out

A man who died more than a year after a brutal street attack by a serving soldier has given evidence from beyond the grave.

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Police seal off part of Roker Park in rape investigation

Police sealed off an area of a Sunderland park this morning as they investigate reports of a rape.
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South Northumbria Magistrates Court

Drunk Sunderland woman spat at police and kicked officer in the shin

A drunken woman spat at police three times and kicked another officer in the shin.

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Karl Pascoe

Wearside soldier denies murder after man dies 12 months after street attack

An attack victim died more than a year after a "vicious" street assault by a serving soldier, a court heard.

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Hacket was acquitted at Newcastle Crown Court.

Teen collapses after being cleared of killing man whose girlfriend he'd just had sex with

A teenager collapsed in the dock as he was cleared of killing a man whose girlfriend he'd just had sex with during a party at their home.

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Investigation launched after body found in alley

An investigation has been launched after a man's body was found in alley in Chester-le-Street.
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