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Rachel Townsend

North of England Correspondent

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Rachel Townsend is North of England Correspondent for ITV News covering a range of stories and issues across the patch.

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Does Britain need a sleep tsar?

ITV's Tonight programme investigates the UK's sleep crisis, as one in 10 are now said to be suffering with insomnia and sleep apnoea affects 1.5 million.

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'Tied with cables ties and stabbing threats': Retail staff on in-store violence