There's a warning that summer storms that have affected our region in recent years could become a regular occurrence. A report published today by the MET office warns that we are likely to get more intense rain storms as a result of climate change.
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The mum-of-two wrongly claimed income support, housing benefit and child tax credits between 2010 and 2014.
A 17-year-old boy was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene while two other men were taken to hospital.
This is the eighth year in succession that South Marine Park has received the award but a first for West Park in Jarrow.