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Hundreds attend funeral to bid farewell to former Bishop of Durham

Hundreds of people turned out to bid farewell to the former Bishop of Durham.

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Stewart Anderson, pictured holding his granddaughter Neve Allcroft, with daughters Kelly Beston, left and Kay Allcroft.

Eight men bailed again over death of Hetton grandfather

Eight men arrested after the death of a Hetton grandad have been rebailed by police.
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Reading is among the most popular ways of resting, according to the study.

Two-thirds of us want more rest, Durham academics' study shows

Two-thirds of people feel they need more rest in their lives, according to a worldwide study.
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Samantha Lavery's X Factor dream is over after she was removed in the Six Chair Challenge. Pic: Syco/Thames/Dymond/PA Wire.

Durham singer Samantha Lavery's X Factor dream is over

Teenager Samantha Lavery's dream of becoming the North East's next winner of The X Factor is over.
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Chief Constable Mike Barton

Durham estate streets to be named after fallen police officers

Durham police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty are to be remembered as part of a new housing development.
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North Road in Durham, which is popular for shoppers and people enjoying a night out.

Major city centre street to undergo £1.8m revamp during two year project

A project will pave the way for a new look as work begins to make a city street a better place to visit.
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The former Slug and Lettuce in Walkergate

Popular Durham City pub to reopen after £385,000 refit

New life is being breathed into a popular Durham City pub when it reopens later this month.

Pubs and Clubs
This picture of lightning over Durham was sent to us by reader Linda-Anne Locking.

Sizzling sunshine then lightning storms - what does North East weather have in store today?

While most of the UK soaked up the sun on the hottest day of the year, parts of the north were hit by torrential downpours and storms.
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Jamie Brown in The Fighting Bradfords.

REVIEW: The Fighting Bradfords, Gala Theatre, Durham, Until September 17

“Is it enough just to exist? What do you care about, what would you fight for?”

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Royal Courts of Justice, London.

Stubborn ex-pilot tells authorities 'I'm saving you money because I'm not in Durham jail'

A former helicopter pilot illegally occupying a farmhouse has said he is 'saving the state money' by refusing to leave and not being imprisoned.
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Former Bishop of Durham Dr David Jenkins.

Controversial ex-Bishop of Durham Dr David Jenkins dies at 91

Former Bishop of Durham, The Right Reverend Dr David Jenkins, has died aged 91, his family said today.

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A man was attacked and robbed on his way home from Durham City.

Man attacked and robbed on his way home from Durham City

​A man was attacked and robbed on his way home from Durham City.

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Milburngate where a tractor has overturned

Traffic chaos on A690 in Durham after tractor overturns

An overturned tractor has caused traffic chaos on the A690 in Durham.

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A view of Leazes Bowl roundabout in Durham from Durham County Council's CCTV network.

Three weeks of overnight closures at major roundabout as final part of £2.5million work enters last phase

A roundabout which takes traffic through a city centre is to be closed off as the last section of an improvement scheme is carried out.

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Durham student Samantha Lavery was unanimously voted through to the Bootcamp stage of The X Factor.

Durham teenager Samantha Lavery sails through X Factor audition

Teenage singer Samantha Lavery is through to the next stage of The X Factor after sailing through her audition.
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Davie Little's Facebook post.

Clubber accidentally 'buys' £28,500 coach during night out in Ibiza

A clubber has said he is not buying a coach after accidentally bidding £28,500 for one during a night out in Ibiza.
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People will be able to make their own mark in Durham this weekend.

Families urged to get creative by doodling in Durham

Families will be able to make their mark this weekend as a riot of colour is used to celebrate the bank holiday.

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Peter Sutlcliffe, who was convicted of 13 murders in 1981.

Yorkshire Ripper reported to now be in Durham's Frankland jail after transfer from Broadmoor

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe has been moved out of Broadmoor psychiatric hospital and back into jail, according to reports.

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An eye for colour will be needed in Durham this weekend at an event run by the city's Business Improvement District.

Doodle on down to Durham as colouring in event hits the city

Families will be able to make their mark this weekend as a riot of colour is used to celebrate the bank holiday.

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Stewart Anderson, pictured holding his granddaughter Neve Allcroft, with daughters Kelly Beston, left and Kay Allcroft.

Police watchdog launches investigation after death of Wearside grandad

A police watchdog has begun its investigation into the death of a Wearside grandad.

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