A man has been jailed for life after pleading guilty to the murder of a delivery driver in Easingwold. James Brabbs, 26, admitted to killing Mohammed Saleem Khan at Teesside Crown Court.
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A look ahead at a lively start to the weekend
2,000 children from more than 100 primary schools flocked to Sandhaven at South Shields for the annual Sandcastle Challenge.
Sunderland is set to welcome the world famous Tall Ships race in July 2018. Now, it has been given the honour of starting the race.