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Thief jailed at Teesside Crown Court after stealing from passengers on train

A train-hopping thief who stole passengers’ luggage and left them distraught has been jailed after he failed a rehab course to reform him.

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Rachel Bradley, one of three Britons who spent five days stranded in a Mexican jungle. Pic: Ninth Wave Global.

Woman survives on a packet of peanuts after being stranded for five days in Mexican jungle

A Stockton woman was one of three Brits who spent five days stranded in a Mexican jungle, surviving on a pack of peanuts and scavenged fish, after taking a wrong turn on a boat trip.

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Cleveland Police were called to the incident.

Football match abandoned after spectators turned up in balaclavas and carrying weapons

An amateur football match had to be abandoned after spectators turned up with weapons following a row on the sidelines.
Crime
Photo issued by Channel 4 of Lee Nutley (right), who appeared on Benefits Street and has been found dead on the street where the Channel 4 show was filmed.

Benefits Street man dies in road where the TV show was filmed

A man who appeared on Benefits Street has been found dead on the street where the Channel 4 show was filmed.

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Tobogo Magadlela has not been seen for one week.

Police appeal to find man one week after he went missing

Police are re-appealing for help to find a man one week since he went missing.

Crime
X Factor's Lola Saunders is starring in panto Jack and the Beanstalk at the Forum Theatre, Billingham.

X Factor’s Lola hoping her first panto is a giant success

X Factor star Lola Saunders is excited to take on her first pantomime this Christmas.

Theatre and Comedy
Neighbours became concerned for Buddy's welfare. Picture: PA/RSPCA.

Buddy the dog freed after getting tangled in swing

A dog has been rescued by the RSPCA after he got tangled in a garden swing.
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Yarm Lane, Stockton

Man set on fire in homophobic attack in Stockton

A man needed skin grafts after being burnt in a terrifying homophobic attack.

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EU Referendum: Key times on polling day

The key times as polling day unfolds and votes are counted:
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Shane Tunney.

Seven teenagers convicted of killing Shane Tunney in 'cowardly' assault

Two teenagers have been convicted of murder and five others of manslaughter after they killed a "hero" in a cowardly street attack.
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The scene of a fatal crash on the A19.

Man who died in hospital after A19 crash is named

The 49-year-old man who died in hospital after he was involved in a collision on the A19 in County Durham yesterday has been named.

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Joe McElderry is starring in the lead role on a UK tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

REVIEW: Joe McElderry in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Forum Theatre, Billingham

Joe McElderry is as vibrant as his technicolor dreamcoat.

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WATCH: Joe McElderry loving life on the road in musical Joseph

South Shields star Joe McElderry says he’s loving life on the road in musical Joseph as he heads closer to home.

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