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20 April 2014 Last updated at 08:00

Crowds flock to 'pop-up cathedral'Great North Passion

Thousands of people take part in an Easter event on South Tyneside broadcast live on national television.


Man's body found in River Wear

The body of a man in his 70s is found in the River Wear.

Anne LakeyHead teacher denies boy sex charges

A head teacher in County Durham denies sexual offences against a boy 25 years ago.

Richard Moss, Political editor, North East & Cumbria Article written by Richard Moss Richard Moss Political editor, North East & Cumbria

Campaign for Miners' Strike inquiry

Pressure is growing for a Hillsborough-style inquiry into the Miners' Strike and an amnesty for those convicted of crimes.

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Chris Jackson Article written by Chris Jackson Chris Jackson Presenter, Inside Out, North East & Cumbria

A measure of public accountability

A look back at public organisations' responses to interview requests by BBC Inside Out.

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    Cloudy with some mist 08:12:

    A rather cloudy day, with some patches of mist and low cloud around the coast.

    Some bright or sunny intervals will also develop, especially inland, but it will feel chilly in coastal areas as the northeast wind freshens. Maximum Temperature: 11C (52F)

     
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    Good morning 08:00: Lloyd Watson BBC News

    I'm here with today's news, sport, travel and weather updates for the North East.

    If you'd like me to feature your comments or pictures, send them to northeast.locallive@bbc.co.uk or tweet us at @BBCNewsNE.

     
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