British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford has lost her appeal over a UK Government refusal to fund her legal challenge against a death sentence imposed by an Indonesian court for drug smuggling.
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A gang of North East smugglers, including four family members, have been sentenced today after smuggling £750,000 worth of tobacco.
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North Shields based designer, Dayne Henderson has made outfits for Lady Gaga for her Artrave tour, including her show in Newcastle tomorrow.