The River Tyne is the only urban waterway in this year's national speed boat racing Championship League - and the flat water makes it a more exciting course for spectators than the beach.
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Officers were informed that the body of a man in his 60s had been found in a property in North Tyneside on Friday night.
Davey Hopper's funeral was held at the Miners' Association building today where he'd been secretary for over 30 years.
Aviation minister Lord Ahmad will examine the way alcohol is sold at airports amid a spate of drunken incidents on planes