A man has been left with serious head injuries, including a fractured skull and bleeding to his brain, after he was attacked with an axe at his home in Newcastle.
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Many areas dry over the next few days with variable cloud and cooler airflow
A dry day with bright or sunny spells. Rain comes through overnight into Sunday morning, before drier yet fresher weather develops
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.