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Weather: Thundery showers TODAY

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Isolated heavy, and possibly severe thunderstorms are expected to develop late Wednesday afternoon across parts of Northern England and Southern Scotland.

Some torrential downpours are possible leading to localised surface water flooding, with hail and frequent lightning also possible hazards.

Visit the Met Office Warning page here


Security workers detained in India expected to face new charges

Nick Dunn Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Six Britons detained in India for 21 months over alleged weapons offences have been told this morning that they will go on trial.

One of the men is Nick Dunn from Ashington.

He was part of a crew providing security for shipping - which also included Paul Towers from York and Nicholas Simpson from Catterick.

Police in India have successfully appealed an earlier decision to drop the charges.

Tunisian shootings hero describes how the gunman was laughing and taking photos

Watch Gregg Easteal's full interview with Paul Short - the man from Northumberland hailed a hero after checking on victims of the gunman while he stood just yards away.

Paul Short from Wooler, an ex-Territorial soldier, was on holiday with his wife. They were in their hotel room when he heard what he knew to be gunfire.


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