A cargo ship stuck for 12 days off the Northumberland coast has been towed to safety and is now heading South. Salvage teams worked into the early hours of Thursday morning to free her.
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The lives of three North East soldiers killed in the Battle of the Somme have been remembered by more than 200 football fans from London.
Held along the city's coastline at Roker and Seaburn, the 28th Airshow has seen a major programme of air, land and sea displays.
A plane carrying David Moyes and the Sunderland AFC squad was force to make an emergency landing due to an engine failure