Speaking in the House of Commons today, the Home Secretary Theresa May has paid tribute to PC Andrew Bramma, the North Yorkshire police officer who died on Friday whilst answering a 999 call.
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2,000 children from more than 100 primary schools flocked to Sandhaven at South Shields for the annual Sandcastle Challenge.
Sunderland is set to welcome the world famous Tall Ships race in July 2018. Now, it has been given the honour of starting the race.