The Rugby World Cup Webb Ellis Trophy is spending a final day in the North East on its tour of Britain.
With 46 days until the start of the tournament, the cup has visited the Angel of the North before heading on to Durham.
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With just 49 days until the start of the Rugby World Cup, the Webb Ellis Cup is touring our region.