The new exhibition opened at 10am with schoolchildren among the first visitors. The Gospels were last on display in the North East in 2000 and will remain at Durham University's Palace Green Library until September.
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A teenager told a court today (July 27) that he wrote about planning a violent attack at his former college so people would talk to him.
The summer holidays have got off to a very damp start. Heavy rain fell in parts of the region overnight and it's continued today.
The largest free event in the North East attracted almost a million people to the seafront at Roker and Seaburn.