Northumbria Police has joined Durham Police to help search for a student from Durham University. Sope Peters has been missing for a week. Officers and divers are searching the River Wear area. Sope's parents are travelling from America.
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A lorry driver from Northumberland has been found guilty of trying to smuggle half a million fake pound coins into the UK.
Almost 100 years after a group of trainee teachers arrived at the frontline in Ypres, a County Durham-born historian will tell their story.