A teenager accused of plotting mass murder at his former college claims home-made bombs were part of his Halloween costume, a court hears.
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Days trips booked through a South Shields Facebook page are halted after police begin a fraud probe and arrest a woman.
A man is charged with attempted murder following a stabbing at a pub in County Durham.
Plans to build a landscape discovery centre in Northumberland are given a £1m funding boost.
A man appears before magistrates charged with attempted murder after a shooting in Newcastle.
Crowds gathered on the Seaburn and Roker seafront for the final day of the Sunderland International Airshow.
A man who set up a home in an industrial unit in Gateshead so he could distribute illicit cigarettes and alcohol, is jailed.
A lorry driver is jailed for trying to smuggle half a million fake pound coins into the UK from Holland.
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Ambulance trusts in England are paying staff to appeal against thousands of speeding fines
The One-Day Cup match between Durham and Worcestershire at Chester-le-Street is washed out without a ball being bowled.
Australian all-rounder John Hastings commits to a third season at Durham, extending his stay for the 2016 campaign.
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