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Relatives of workers who died of an asbestos related cancer have won a compensation fight at the Supreme Court.
Judges have ruled that liability of insurance companies was "triggered" when employees were exposed to asbestos dust and not when cancer symptoms emerged, sometimes decades later.
Roger Maddocks, from the Newcastle office of Irwin Mitchell Solicitors says it's welcome news for those suffering from mesothelioma.
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100,000 bricks have been added to a LEGO model of Durham Cathedral, representing £100,000 raised for the Cathedral’s Open Treasure appeal.
Fourteen heroes and heroines from across the North East region have been awarded the Queen's Medal for 280 years of ambulance service.
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