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Tyne Tees Weather - Sunday

St Mary's Lighthouse Credit: CAROLYN FARTHING-DUNN

Rather cloudy with scattered showers throughout the day, more frequent and heavy over higher ground.

Although winds may ease for a time during the morning, windy from the west by afternoon.

Feeling noticeably cooler than Saturday. Highs 8 °C

Man dies at Newcastle hotel

A man has died at a hotel in Newcastle.

Police were called to the Premier Inn hotel on City Road in Newcastle shortly after 10am today.

Paramedics joined them but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers do not believe that anyone else was involved in the man's death.

At 10.13am police were called to the Premier Inn at City Road following concern for a man at the hotel. Police and paramedics attended and the man was pronounced dead at the scene. There's believed to be no third-party involvement."

– Northumbria Police


NHS March: 'plenty at stake'

Protestors at a rally in Jarrow say they're campaigning against the proposed closure of the town's walk-in centre, as well as current NHS under-funding.

The health group behind the plan insists that moving the centre to another hospital will improve services. And The Prime Minister, today, said the government had increased NHS spending year on year.

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