Children's Heart Unit Fund trustee, Ivan Hollingsworth, said the visit by the Newcastle Eagles basketball team to the Freeman hospital has been inspirational for young patients.
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The region's MPs have been reacting to Theresa May's historic Brexit defeat. The government lost by 202 votes to 432 votes.
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The organisation has called on the Government to do ''whatever it can do, to avoid leaving the EU without a deal.''