A collection of Mary Ann Cotton's letters will be auctioned on Wednesday February 27th. Known as the 'Black Widow' was executed in March 1873 for murdering her seven year old step-son Charles after she killed him with arsenic.
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Nexus has confirmed that they will be providing extra Metro trains for the Tyne-Wear derby this weekend.
Unlike previous years fans won't be escorted from the station, but streets will be lined with more officers than at any previous derbies.
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.