The celebrated author Dr Bill Bryson OBE has been in the region as Durham University honoured him as part of a naming ceremony. The author officially renamed the University's library.
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Veterans, cadets, dignitaries and serving Northumberland Fusiliers have paid tribute to those killed at the Battle of the Somme
Clear spells. Showers. Brisk winds. Sunday looks like the better day
Two men whose grandfathers fought in the Tyneside Irish battalion and died together on the Somme have returned to visit their graves.