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Four-car crash on Felling Bypass causes tailbacks for drivers

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

Newcasetle Crown Court

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.

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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.

Newcastle International Airport achieved an on-time performance of more than 90% last year.

Newcastle named the world's most punctual small airport

Newcastle International Airport has been announced as the most punctual small airport in the world, with nine out of 10 flights leaving and arriving on time.

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Windows on the Tyne

REVIEW: Windows on the Tyne, Gateshead

Views in the Toon don’t come much better than at this oft-forgotten restaurant.

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Vintage Trouble at Sage Gateshead

REVIEW: Vintage Trouble, Sage Gateshead

If this was a movie it could well have been titled Two Proposals and a Wedding as two people popped the question on stage during the show while a wedding party complete with bride and full entourage entered the after show party to a spontaneous eruption of applause.

The police were called to the Tyne Bridge in the early hours of today.

Police pull plug on 200 New Year ravers partying in lift shaft

An illegal New Year's party held in part of the Tyne Bridge was brought to an end after it was raided by police.

New Year celebrations in Newcastle return with a bang

Thousands of people flocked to Newcastle last night to enjoy the North East's biggest New Year's Eve celebrations.

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The hate crime incident happened in Scrogg Road, Walker. Pic: Google Maps.

Yobs who racially abused and threw food at old man hunted by police

Police today appealed for witnesses to a hate crime incident in Newcastle.

Pottery Lane in Newcastle.

Police hunt man after two teenagers are sexually assaulted in telephone box

Police are appealing for information after a man sexually assaulted two teenagers in Newcastle.
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