A woman from Redcar has appeared in court in Indonesia, charged with smuggling more than a million pounds of cocaine into the country. Lindsay Sandiford told judges the charges against her were "not accurate". She could face the death penalty if convicted.
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Part of the eastbound carriageway in Middlesbrough was closed for several hours and will be reduced to one lane in the coming days.
Three horses have died in separate incidents at Hexham racecourse. The British Horseracing Authority has said it is investigating.