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Police eliminate Tipu Sultan witness from enquiries

Police who released CCTV images of a person they would like to speak to in relation to the murder of South Shields man Tipu Sultan have now identified the witness.

Following a reconstruction on last night's Crimewatch programme, a juvenile has since come forward to identify themselves as the person in the footage.

They have been spoken to by police and eliminated from their enquiries.

Wildlife photography students head to the Farne Islands

Budding wildlife photographers from Cumbria University visiting the Farne Islands. Credit: ITV

Budding wildlife photographers are visiting Northumberland's most famous bird and seal colonies as part of their curriculum.

The students are on a wildlife media course at Cumbria University. They are visiting the Farne Islands to practice their camera work, including underwater filming.

Tens of thousands of puffins visit the Farne Islands at this time of year. Credit: ITV


Toy collections expected to fetch £150,000 at auction

The toys, including Star Wars figurines, will go on sale later.

Three former Palitoy employees are selling their entire collections of the brand's toys today.

Nearly 1,000 toys, all from the 1970s, will be up for auction including action men, star wars figurines and dolls.

Over 600 lots are due to go on sale sale from 10.30 this morning at Vectis Toys in Thornaby. They are expected to fetch up to £150,000.

A 1970s doll that will go on sale in Thornaby today.
An Action Man costume owned by a former Palitoy employee.
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