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Police appeal after designer handbag stolen from Durham shop

A pink designer handbag has been stolen from a shop in Durham - and police have issued an image of two people they would like to speak to.

Raising of the Armed Forces Day flag in Sunderland

Sunderland raises flag for Armed Forces Day

Sunderland is honouring its military heroes as Armed Forces Day approaches.
Carillions Steve Hunter (left) and Neil Maughan from HM Passport Office with the rescued emblem

Royal reminder is emblematic of Durham regeneration

Developers have served up a right Royal reminder of one of Durham's best-known buildings.
Ken Loach will appear at this year's Durham Gala after leading the first Davy Hopper Memorial Lecture. Picture by PA.

Ken Loach to appear as guest speaker at lecture held in honour of miners' union boss

Bafta-winning director Ken Loach is to be the speaker at the first lecture to be held in memory of Davy Hopper.

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Natalie Poole meets the Duchess of Cornwall during the visit she made with the Prince of Wales to the Royal London Hospital.

North East nurses thanked by royalty in aftermath of London Bridge attack

An anaesthetic nurse and a matron who battled their way to reach hospital so she could help the victims of Saturday's terror attack in London have been thanked by the Prince of Wales.

Dancing Pc 'happy if it made people smile' at One Love Manchester show

A police officer whose dancing with children at the One Love Manchester concert has touched thousands of people around the world said he was happy if it made people smile.

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Durham Lumiere Light Festival

New College Durham announced as sponsor for Lumiere light festival

College bosses have announced they will be sponsoring this year’s Durham Lumiere event.

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Durham Miners' Gala 2016.

Durham Miners' Gala organisers say 'safety is our priority' following Manchester terror attack

Organisers of the Durham Miners' Gala said today they are working with police ahead of this year's event following the Manchester bombing.

The Sisterhood

Rod Stewart to be supported by daughter at Durham gig

Rod Stewart will be supported by his daughter when he performs at Durham County Cricket club next month.

Bradley Lowery pictured at a previous Sunderland game.

Happy 6th birthday to brave little fighter Bradley Lowery

Today is little battler Bradley Lowery’s sixth birthday and well wishers from across the world have sent him their messages of love.

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Is this pint-sized pub the world’s smallest gin bar?

Is this the world’s smallest gin bar? Probably.

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Directors of new Marvel Comics movie Avengers: Infinity War talk about filming at Durham Cathedral

Two of the world’s leading directors marvelled at their time in Durham.

Private Michael Heaviside.

War hero's bravery to be remembered at 100th anniversary ceremony

The heroic actions of a Durham Light Infantry Victoria Cross recipient are to be celebrated in a commemorative service.

A picture taken of the crash scene by @DurhamRPU.

Dog and drivers escape injury in collision which closes A1(M)

The A1(M) has been closed off to traffic after a crash between a car and flatbed truck.

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John Cooper Clarke

Punk poet John Cooper Clarke heads to Durham

One of the UK’s most recognisable performance poets is set to entertain audiences at the Gala Theatre, Durham, this weekend.

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Ramside courses manager Roger Shaw and Professional Robert Lister at the clubs new Short Game Zone

Durham’s Ramside Hall Hotel plays short game

Ramside Hall has come up short.

Up to 28 extremist prisoners will be placed in separate units in a drive to tackle radicalisation behind bars. Picture by Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Extremist inmates moved to new 'jail within jail' at North East prison to tackle radicalisation

Up to 28 extremist prisoners will be placed in separate units in a drive to tackle radicalisation behind bars - with Durham's HMP Frankland to be the first.
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CCTV released as traffic police search for hit-and-run driver who left man fighting for his life

Video footage has been released by police as they continue to search for a driver who knocked down a man and left the scene.

Catherine Garsed.

Police 'extremely concerned' for woman missing in Durham

A woman who is visiting Durham has sparked a police search after disappearing yesterday afternoon.

The robbery happened at Eurochange in Durham. Image copyright Google Maps.

Currency exchange counter robbed of cash after staff member threatened

A man snatched a four-figure sum in a robbery on a city centre foreign exchange shop.

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