A gang of North East smugglers, including four family members, have been sentenced today after smuggling £750,000 worth of tobacco.Read the full story ›
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Poundland has been the target of two confectionary thefts in Sunderland. Police investigating the incidents have now released a CCTV image of a man they need to speak to:
Both happened at Poundland at High Street West, one on November 10th and the other on November 18th. Anyone who recognises him are being asked to contact police on 101.
A Sunday newspaper has compiled a list of the best-performing secondary schools, based on the proportion of top grades.Read the full story ›
Young footballers from Newcastle United and Sunderland visited the mass First World War graves in Belgium to learn about the lives of soldiers.
They were there to play football against other under-12 Premier League sides in a special commemorative tournament.
The event was inspired by the famous Christmas Day truce, 100 years ago, when rival soldiers put their weapons aside to play football for one day.
Jonny Blair reports from Ypres, Belgium.
A few bright spells in the morning but generally cloudy.
Dry for most of the day but some outbreaks of rain are likely to spread in later.
Southeast winds strengthening. Maximum Temperature 9C.
Nurses and hospital workers across the North East have announced plans for further strike action.
Unison members working in the NHS walked out in October after they failed to come to agreement with the Government over a 1% pay increase, which was recommended by an independent pay review body.
They plan to stage another four hour strike on Monday morning.