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29 August 2014 Last updated at 18:59

Woman, 81, killed in car crash Great North Air Ambulance

An 81-year-old woman is killed in a car crash in East Rainton, Houghton-le-Spring, Sunderland.


Mount Kilimanjaro in TanzaniaCharity students left at airport

Washington student among dozens due to fly to Tanzania on a charity trek who are forced to abandon their trip after the travel firm goes bust.

Cable sparks on Metro train at Walkergate StationTrain passengers flee cable scare

Tyne and Wear Metro passengers flee a train after an overhead power cable snapped, making contact with the carriage.

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

Breast cancer drug stand-off "not helping patients"

Why will a £90,000-a-year breast cancer drug seen as "too expensive" for the NHS still be available to patients?

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

New stories emerge about the impact of WW1 on Tyneside

A century after the start of World War One new stories are emerging of how it affected Tyneside

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