The body of a man has been found at a park in Darlington. Police were called to Springfield Park at 7am today. Officers are treating the death as unexplained. The area has been cordoned off while police investigate.
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A teenager told a court today (July 27) that he wrote about planning a violent attack at his former college so people would talk to him.
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The largest free event in the North East attracted almost a million people to the seafront at Roker and Seaburn.