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Medomsley detention centre: Ex-officers convicted over abuse

The former officers worked at a centre in Medomsley, County Durham, in the 1970s and 1980s. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

Euro 2020: Grigg and Washington back for opening Northern Ireland qualifiers

Will Grigg and Conor Washington return to the Northern Ireland squad for the opening Euro 2020 qualifiers against Estonia and Belarus. Source: BBC Tyne and...

Storm Gareth: Heavy rain hits ahead of strong winds 'up to...

Strong winds with gusts of up to 80mph are expected in parts of the UK later, the Met Office says. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

Peter Beardsley: Football Association to investigate ex-Newcastle coach

Allegations of racism and bullying made against former Newcastle coach Peter Beardsley are being investigated by the Football Association. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

Storm Gareth: Heavy rain and 55mph winds to batter region Met...

STORM Gareth will bring potentially destructive weather to the North-East on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Met Office has said. Source: Tyne Wear Echo

A pupil took this knife to school – police seize weapon...

A 15-YEAR-OLD was found with a knife in school. Source: Tyne Wear Echo

War Horse raises £2,000 for animal welfare charity

INTERNATIONAL animal welfare charity Brooke has raised £2,000 thanks to donations from theatregoers during the Sunderland Empire Theatre leg of the War Horse UK...

Brewery taking its ales in pubs, shops and garden centres

A BREWERY which specialises in handcrafted ale has gone from selling to wholesalers to dealing with pubs, shops and even garden centres as part...

Sandwich shop robbery

DETECTIVES are appealing for witnesses after a robbery at a sandwich shop in Gateshead. Source: Tyne Wear Echo

Gainsborough sex offender caught by sting in Newcastle

John Armitage travelled from Gainsborough to Newcastle expecting to meet a young girl for sex. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

A pupil took this knife to school – police seize weapon...

A 15-YEAR-OLD was found with a knife in school. Source: Tyne Wear Echo

Arctic researcher whose work led to discovery of wrecked whaling ship...

THE Arctic has been described as the “canary in the mine” by a researcher who will be speaking in the region this month. Source: Tyne...

Gosforth-based energy firm goes bust

The domestic energy provider with 17,000 customers ceases trading - the latest of a string of failures. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

North dates announced for Riverdance 25th anniversary shows

WORLD famous Irish dance show Riverdance is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a tour which will come to the North-East next spring. Source: Tyne Wear...

Sunderland shop worker death: Accused had mental health issues

Defendant Ethan Mountain, 19, used cannabis and had diagnosed mental health problems, a court hears. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

Durham police chief Mike Barton announces retirement

Durham Constabulary's chief constable will step down in June after seven years. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear