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Graham Clark: Durham batsman extends deal to 2021

Batsman Graham Clark signs a contract extension with Durham that expires at the end of the 2021 season. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

Two more arrested on suspicion of murder after fire

TWO people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a fatal fire. Source: Tyne Wear Echo

Rdiculously funny stories, whimsical tangents and offbeat observations – on the road with Ross Noble

IN a Ross Noble show, the mischievous comic takes his audience on a meandering journey full of ridiculously funny stories, whimsical tangents and offbeat observations – and his unique brand of semi-improvised stand-up has won him a legion of fans. Source: Tyne Wear Echo

Rockin' the aisles – Osmonds to play St Nicholas Cathedral in Newcastle

MICK Burgess chats to Jay Osmond ahead of The Osmonds’ show in the unlikely venue of at St Nicholas Cathedral, in Newcastle Source: Tyne Wear Echo

South Shields Council faces £7.6m school closure bill

The authority would have to pay at least £400,000 a year until 2037 under a PFI agreement. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

Cheryl says she's been 'seeing someone' for anxiety for the past year

The singer told Radio 1's Nick Grimshaw that she's been getting help for the past year for anxiety. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

Properties 'taking longer to sell'

Sellers typically wait more than three months before their home goes under offer. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

Issue of arranged marriage explored in new North-East film

NEWCASTLE’S Tyneside Cinema is to premiere a new film made exclusively in the North-East about the issue of arranged marriages. Source: Tyne Wear Echo

Prison for man who trolled grieving families

"Callous and cowardly" Paul Hind targeted the families of four dead people on social media. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

Byker hostel killers jailed for 'ferocious attack'

Ashley Cochrane was stamped on, stabbed and had his head slammed through a wall, a court hears. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

Premiership: Harlequins v Newcastle Falcons

Team news as Harlequins host Newcastle Falcons in Friday's Premiership fixture at Twickenham Stoop (19:45 GMT). Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

Staff to give up Friday night for Children in Need

MORE than 100 call centre staff will give up their Friday night to take donations to one of the country's biggest fundraising campaigns. Source: Tyne Wear Echo

Discarded needles and syringes removed up to 50 times a day

A BBC investigation finds more than 100,000 used needles were collected in the UK in three years. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

Eight fined over Dipton mine newt protests

The four men and four women claimed they were preventing wildlife crime against newts. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

Barry Downs caught selling fake Remembrance Day poppies

Barry Downs sold poppy brooches from a market stall but had no link to the Royal British Legion. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear

House of Fraser to shut another four stores

The retailer, now owned by Mike Ashley's Sports Direct, says it was unable to agree cuts in rents. Source: BBC Tyne and Wear