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Poll: Are you concerned about increases in insurance due to flooding?

The fierce storms and torrential downpours in the last month of 2015 contributed to the wettest month in the UK since records began - despite record warmth for a December.

ITV News Tyne Tees is working with insurance bosses, to investigate whether homeowners who escaped the floods will see a rise in premiums. And how much people who did get flooded can expect to pay.

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How to buy Beyonce tickets for Stadium of Light

Tickets for Beyonce's show at the Stadium of Light will go on sale at 9am on Tuesday 16 February and will be available from the Stadium of Light ticket office and approved ticket agents.

You can book online here orhere - Alternatively you can go straight to Beyonce's website

Tickets for wheelchair and special needs patrons are available by telephone from SAFC, tel. 0191 551 5004 or ticket.office@safc.com

Young people aged 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult aged over 18 and no unaccompanied youngsters aged 14 or under will be permitted entry to the venue. Also, there is a limit of eight tickets per purchaser.

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Are libraries under threat in the North East?

More libraries across the region could be under threat as local authorities try to make cost savings.

Campaigners trying to save them say Government cuts mean less money is being spent on them.

A spokesperson for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has said: "We know libraries remain important to people - that's why councils will have almost £200 billion to spend on local services, including libraries, over the lifetime of this parliament".

Writer Ann Cleeves has said, the hit-TV series Vera would never have been created without libraries.

Watch Helen Pearson's special report for National Libraries Day:

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