Northumberland-born Helen Bailey was drugged, suffocated and her body thrown in a cesspit.
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The air ambulance said three people would probably have died without the plasma and blood mixture.
Undercover reporter Joe Fenton tells his story of working in the crisis-hit prison system.
Despite all the talk of crisis in the health service, NHS staff tell Newsbeat why they love their jobs.
Newcastle Falcons are to sign winger DTH van der Merwe for the 2017-18 season once his Scarlets deal expires.
Wasps sign winger Marcus Watson and prop Ben Harris from Newcastle, plus Nottingham hooker Antonio Harris, for 2017-18.
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