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Construction work starts on £75million triple decker roundabout

Main construction work has started on the triple decker roundabout in North Tyneside, which will reduce congestion and improve journey time reliability for the thousands of drivers who use it every day.

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Man has part of ear bitten off in nightclub assault

A man had part of his ear bitten off in a nightclub assault last weekend.

Crime
Tiger Grill

REVIEW: Tiger Grill, Tiger Tiger, Newcastle

Drinking and dancing in Tiger Tiger, sure - but I’d never thought to go there for food before now.

Eating Out
The couple have been cautioned.

Couple cautioned after performing sex act at Metro station

A man and woman have been cautioned by the police for performing a sex act at a train station.

Crime
Metro services were halted in the aftermath of the incident in Gateshead.

Death on Metro line leads to suspension of service

A tragedy led the Metro service to be halted on a busy section of the system, with trains now running again.
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Craig Rose, of Felling, Gateshead.

North East man who sparked police search is found safe and well

A man who led police to launch a public appeal to help track him down has been found.
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The Great North Snowdogs auction

Sunderland and South Shields Snowdogs help to raise £250,000 for charity

The Great North Snowdogs have taken their final bow-wow – raising more than £250,000 for children with life limiting conditions in the North East.

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The official opening of Denise Robertson House, the new home of cancer charity FACT on Clasper Way, Swalwell, Gateshead. Dr Chris Steele from the This Morning TV show performs the opening watched by Denise's widower Bryan Thobron and her son Mark Robertson. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Dr Chris Steele opens centre in honour of Denise Robertson

This Morning’s Dr Chris Steele took a break from the hit show to open a charity headquarters named after East Boldon agony aunt Denise Robertson.

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A Metro train.

Extra trains to run on Tyne and Wear Metro this Christmas

Extra trains are set to run on the Tyne and Wear Metro this festive season.

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The information issued by Nexus.

Christmas and New Year public transport times revealed for Tyne and Wear

The festive period will soon be in full swing - but if you're relying on public transport to get to your Christmas events, we have the information you need.
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Churchill Street, Newcastle. Picture: Google Maps.

One arrested after man raped in Newcastle

A 29-year-old man has been arrested following reports of a rape in Newcastle city centre.

Crime
Alan Shearer

Alan Shearer to receive CBE from Prince William at Buckingham Palace

Former England and Newcastle striker Alan Shearer is to be honoured for his charity work.

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Police are concerned for the wellbeing of Brian Hubbard.

Police appeal for help to find missing man

Police have appealed for the public's help to find a man who went missing after leaving hospital.

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Emeli Sande will play a date in the North East next October.

Emeli Sandé announces North East date for 2017 arena tour

Sunderland-born singer Emeli Sandé is embarking on an arena tour next year.

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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.

Crime
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.
Crime
Cheryl says researching her family history has shown that northerners are made of tough stuff.

Cheryl hails 'tough, northern Geordie women' as she finds out about ancestors

North East-born pop star Cheryl was full of northern pride after discovering her Geordie roots run deep on BBC genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are?.

Music
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.

Crime
The Staith House on North Shields Fish Quay.

REVIEW: Why The Staith House is reeling diners in from across the North East

When you open a gastro pub at a fish quay, the pressure’s on to make your seafood shine.

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Police have appealed for help to find missing Alan Giles.

Police appeal to help find missing dementia sufferer

Police have appealed for help to find a missing North East pensioner who suffers from dementia.

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