The A1 has been closed northbound at Kenton due an accident involving 3 cars.
The incident took place at junction 77 and congestion is spreading back to junction 73.
There is a second accident near junction 79.
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The A69 east-bound at Hexham has reopened tonight (21.00 hours 28 September) after an overturned lorry was removed from the scene.
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The new £5 notes are being accepted at all Metro ticket machines.
Some passengers reported problems with getting the notes accepted when they were first issues.
The ticket machines have now being upgraded though and Nexus who run the Tyne and Wear Metro say there should be no more problems.
The new five pound notes are now accepted on all 225 Metro ticket machines.
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Newcastle International Airport say their daily Emirates service to Dubai has reached record passenger numbers.
The route, hailed as a game changer for the North East upon its arrival in 2007, carried 22,745 passengers in August from Newcastle and its Dubai hub.
One lane is closed and there are reports of queueing traffic due to several vehicles being involved in a crash in Tadcaster.
It happened on A64 Eastbound near A659 (Tadcaster East). There is congestion on A64 to A1(M) J44 Bramham.
Traffic is also slow past the scene on the opposite side of the carriageway.
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