Riverdance was literally performed on the river today, September 27. Craig Maison and Shane Cummins have recently completed a world-wide tour with Michael Flatley's Riverdance show.
They performed with traditional Irish musicians on the Shields Ferry as it crossed the River Tyne. As Julie Harrison reports, it was to launch the 27th Tyneside Irish Festival.
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A Scarborough man who was part of a gang who conned a 74-year-old woman out of her £17,000 life savings has been jailed for 15 months.
It happened around 8:50pm on Tuesday 18 July at Ladbrokes on Borough Road. One man jumped over the counter, brandishing a large knife.
Rising levels of violence and theft are behind the largest annual increase in crime recorded by police in a decade, figures show.