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Inquest rules Teesside University student's death was accidental

A coroner in Cumbria has returned a verdict of accidental death on Teesside University student Matthew Jordan.

The 20-year-old's body was found almost three weeks after falling into a beck leading into Windermere last year.

Matthew Jordan Credit: ITV News

He was trying to walk back to his bed and breakfast accommodation after he'd been out drinking.

Matthew had been visiting Bowness with friends in March 2014 when he became separated from them.



Largest vessel of its kind destined for Teesport

PD Ports has announced the arrival of a new Roll-on/roll-off service direct from Japan to Teesport.

From September, the new route will use global shipping line, K-Line’s 7500-unit 'Ro-Ro' vessels to transport cargoes from the Port of Tokuyama-Kudamatsu, Japan to Teesport.

The vessels will be the largest vessels of their kind to arrive at Teesport, at a length of just under 200m and 75,216 GWT and will allow exporters to connect directly from Teesport.

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