Anthony Robson's kayak capsized off the coast of South Tyneside yesterday and he had to be rescued by the RNLI.
Watch the full footage of his rescue below:
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Alan Shearer and a host of other people have taken to Twitter to pay tribute to the Newcastle United's former tea-lady Kath Cassidy.
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Kath Cassidy served the club for more than 50 years and became a popular figure with managers, players and the media