People from across the region paused to remember fallen soldiers at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month.
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The Environment Agency is working with the military to repair damaged flood banks at Seal Sands on Teesside. A helicopter is being used because the main access point to the bank can't be reached, except from the air.
The Environment Agency is working with the military to repair a damaged flood bank at Seal Sands, in Billingham.
Police have charged three teenagers in connection with an assault in Newcastle.
A 21-year-old man was attacked by three men on Nuns Lane at just before 12:45am on Friday 6 December. The victim suffered an eye injury as a result of the incident and was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary for treatment.
Scott Atkinson, from Gateshead, George Hill, from Swalwell and Harry McGuiness, from Shotley Bridge have all been charged with causing GBH with intent.
The three 18-year-olds appeared at Newcastle Magistrates' Court this morning.
Flight disruption at Newcastle Airport due to technical problems at air traffic control in Hampshire. Issues UK wide http://t.co/CrDQrJ3jcy
Several flights have been affected at Newcastle International Airport after air traffic control problems hit UK airports.
Thousands of passengers at airports including Heathrow and Gatwick have been delayed due to "technical problems" at the country's main traffic control centre in Hampshire.
Some flights have been delayed or cancelled at Newcastle Airport:
- 1000 arrival from London Gatwick has been provisionally delayed until 1245
- 1105 arrival from London Heathrow has been cancelled
- 1215 departure to London Heathrow has been cancelled
- 1400 arrival from London Heathrow has been cancelled
- 1445 departure to London Heathrow has been cancelled
Families in Hartlepool who benefited from techniques like IVF will be back in hospital today.
However, they will be celebrating Christmas at the University Hospital of Hartlepool’s assisted reproduction unit.
Principal embryologist Dave Gibbon said: “We know that all babies are precious but for people who have had problems conceiving the arrival of their baby is a very special event.”