A father from Durham has thanked the Algerian authorities who rescued him and many of his colleagues held hostage by terrorists last week.
Peter Hunter says that he is relieved to be back home with his family.
David Cameron today pledged to track down the militant group responsible for the deaths of thirty seven foreign workers, including at least three Britons.
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Vera Robinson MBE has died at the age of 101. She had been a fundraiser for the Redcar RNLI lifeboat station since she was 16 years old.
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With just 49 days until the start of the Rugby World Cup, the Webb Ellis Cup is touring our region.