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Police search for missing North Tyneside man

Adrian Cartwright, 42, was last seen in Sunderland on November 21 Credit: Northumbria Police

Police are searching for a man from North Tyneside who went missing from hospital in Sunderland.

Adrian Cartwright, 42, was last seen at 9am on November 21 when he left Hopewood Park Hospital, where he had been receiving treatment.

Officers are concerned for Mr Cartwright's welfare because he has epilepsy and does not have his medication with him. He is described as 6 ft tall, with dark hair which is thinning on top. He was last seen wearing a brown and orange jumper and dark trousers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191.

Taylor back in Newcastle starting line-up

Newcastle United have announced their starting XI for today's Premier League match at home to Queens Park Rangers.

Defender Ryan Taylor will start his first league match for 32 months after recovering from two serious knee injuries. His last Premier League game came against Sunderland on 4 Match 2012.

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Sunderland announce team sheet for Leicester clash

Sunderland have announced their starting XI to face Leicester City in the Premier League today:

Final students of York's "Camp Bastion" hospital receive medals

Army medics who trained in York received medals in the city today for their service in Afghanistan.

Members of the UK Medical Group 20 - including 34 Field Hospital based in Strensall - returned from Afghanistan last month where they closed down the hospital in Camp Bastion.

Medics training at Strensall barracks earlier this year Credit: ITV News

Earlier this year, medics took their final training and assessment at Strensall. A replica of Camp Bastion's hospital, it was there for 11 years - but it was dismantled after the "class of 2014" finished their training.

Police appeal after victim identified in bin store fire

Acting Detective Chief Inspector Andy Fairlamb, from Northumbria Police's Major Crime Team, has released a statement after the body was formally identified earlier today.

"We're still keen to speak to any witnesses who were in the area at the time and saw this man, or anyone with information to get in touch with us as soon as possible.

While there is currently no evidence to suggest he has been assaulted, we're keeping an open mind and enquiries continue."

– Acting Detective Chief Inspector Andy Fairlamb, Northumbria Police
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