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British diplomat from Newcastle dives into river to save drowning woman in China

Stephen Ellison, the Chongqing Consul General, rescued the 24-year-old student from fast moving waters in a nearby village on Saturday.

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Teesside welcomes Royal Navy ships as part of £150m restoration deal

Two Royal Navy ships are on Teesside as part of £150 million pound renovation works. UK Docks won a ten-year deal to refurbish the Navy's three survey ships.

Northumbria Police appoint new Assistant Chief Constable

Northumbria Police are delighted to announce the appointment of a new Assistant Chief Constable. Scott Young joins from Humberside Police.