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19 September 2014 Last updated at 18:02

'Drunk' ferry arsonist jailed Boden George Hughes

A man who started a fire on a North Sea ferry which left 27 people needing treatment for smoke inhalation is jailed for 11 years.


Police HQCity police headquarters opens doors

A new headquarters for Northumbria Police opens to the public in Newcastle city centre.

Norham CastleBerwick reacts to Scottish No vote

Berwick-upon-Tweed has watched the Scottish referendum play out at close quarters. How do the residents feel about waking up to find their neighbours have voted to stay in the Union?

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

Ministers accused of letting nurseries 'wither on vine'

Council nurseries are the highest-rated part of England's school system yet minsters are accused of neglecting them

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

Inside Out returns with an investigation into e-cigarettes

How safe are e-cigarettes? A new series of Inside Out investigates just what is contained in them.

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