Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery says that the atmosphere at Alcan is 'far from upbeat' and that Rio Tinto should have informed workers about their redundancies sooner.
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A dry day with bright or sunny spells. Rain comes through overnight into Sunday morning, before drier yet fresher weather develops
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.
A businessman who ran three international export companies from his County Durham home has been jailed after an investigation by HMRC