The French naval ship Primauguet has docked on Tyneside to commemorate the loss of two French ships, the Bastiaise in 1940 and the Tadorne in 1913.
In both cases locals in the North East were involved in rescuing the sailors on board.
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People from across the North East have paid tribute Kieran Maxwell, a teenager from Darlington, who has died from a rare form of cancer.
More than 40 foodie stalls with produce from across the globe will be on offer at Centre Square.
The North East Islamic Diversity Centre will be donating to celebrate the holy day of Eid