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Police appeal for help to find missing man

Police have appealed for help to find a man who has been missing for more than two weeks.
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39 North East eateries to try during Vegan Restaurant Week as Veganuary continues

Vegans and the vegan-curious are being offered a wealth of special offers and dining options as North East eateries embrace Vegan Restaurant Week.
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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has chosen Newcastle for his weight-loss challenge.

Celebrity chef challenges city to lose 100,000lbs in a year

Celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is heading to the North East this weekend to launch a weighty challenge.

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Police dog Zeeke with his handler, Pc Vicky Lott. Pic: Northumbria Police.

Injured police dog Zeeke is back on the beat after crashing through a glass door

A brave police dog has returned to work after he injured himself running through a glass door trying to catch a burglar.

The A1 will be closed between J65 and J66 while the North Dene footbridge at Birtley is replaced. Pic: Google Maps.

Drivers warned of A1 weekend closures as footbridge is replaced

A busy stretch of the A1 in the North East will be closed this weekend for replacement of a worn-out footbridge.

The collision happened on Scotswood Road in Newcastle. Image copyright Google Maps.

Man dies as car overturns in late night collision

A 25-year-old man has died after the car he was in crashed into a parked vehicle and overturned.

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Olly Murs

WIN: Ten pairs of tickets to see Olly Murs

Olly Murs is heading back to the North East – and you could be there for free.

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The A184 Felling Bypass road. Copyright Google Maps.

Four-car crash on Felling Bypass causes tailbacks for drivers

A multi-vehicle smash on the busy Felling Bypass is causing delays for drivers.

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Man jailed over baseball bat attack and threats to kill his ex-girlfriend

A brute who vowed to kill his girlfriend because she left him after he attacked her twice has been jailed.

Stock picture of a cat mask. Not the one used in the incident.

Ex-girlfriend wore cat mask and pyjamas for toy weapon drive-by attack in Toyota Yaris

A furious ex-girlfriend wore a cat mask and fired a toy gun into the street during an angry confrontation with her former boyfriend.

Master LEGO builder Steve Mayes adds finishing touches to his model of the Angel of the North.

North East landmarks recreated in Lego for special exhibition

A model exhibition of some of the North’s landmark structures takes shape from today.

Mr Balen was last seen in Stanley.

Plea to find missing man, 65, who has Parkinson's disease

A man in his 60s who has Parkinson's disease has gone missing.

Newcastle Gateshead
Barrio Comida, by night, down on Newcastle's Quayside.

Review: Barrio Comida, Newcastle

Pick a few things and do them well.

Glenn Hughes. Photo by Arnie Goodman.

Glenn Hughes is ready to rock the North East

Ahead of Glenn Hughes taking to the stage in Newcastle next week, we caught up with the “greatest white soul singer” Stevie Wonder has ever heard.

Nile Ranger

Former Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger admits online banking fraud

Former Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger has admitted an online banking fraud after a woman was fleeced out of more than £2,000.

Burniston's haul.

See the £1.8million cigarette haul that landed one man in jail

Eight million smuggled cigarettes led to one man being jailed for three years.


Arrests after burglary at famous North East fish restaurant

Police investigating a burglary at a fish restaurant in Tynemouth have made arrests and charged two men.


Nurse choked and raped by violent intruder

A student nurse feared she would be killed by a violent intruder who choked and raped her after creeping into her home in the dead of night.

The Manic Street Preachers.

Gig announcement: Manic Street Preachers to play at open air North East concert

Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers will take to the stage in the North East this summer for an open air spectacular.

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Air passengers can still fly despite strikes, British Airways announces

An airline has vowed to keep planes in the air during a strike by cabin crew.

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