Woman charged with attempted murder after Hartlepool stabbing

A woman has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing in Hartlepool.

Cleveland Police were called to Oxford Road at about 14:10 GMT on Tuesday after a 38-year-old man suffered stab wounds.

The man remained in hospital receiving treatment, police said.

A 32-year-old woman has now been charged with attempted murder. She will appear before Teesside Crown Court on 30 January.

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    • BBC Newcastle: A County Durham head teacher has appeared in court charged with indecently assaulting a boy 25 years ago.
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    11:46: Removal van proposal couple wed Sunderland Echo

    A romantic boyfriend who proposed to his bride-to-be on the side of his dad's removal van has married his sweetheart in a Christmas wedding in Las Vegas.

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    11:35: Lost Voice Guy wins BBC award

    North East comedian Lee Ridley, also known as Lost Voice Guy, has won the BBC New Comedy Award 2014.

    Winning with a public vote, he received a £1,000 cash prize, as well as a development deal with the BBC to produce his own radio pilot.

    Having a speech already prepared on his tablet, Lee said: "For the first time in my life I'm speechless in every sense of the word. Thanks to everyone who voted, you've made a disabled man very happy so Santa should be good to you all."

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    11:23: Risk of children drinking e-cig refills Stephanie Finnon BBC Newcastle

    More than 1,000 children are admitted to hospital in the North East and Cumbria every year - because they've been poisoned.

    Dr Mark Anderson is a consultant paediatrician at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle and said they were seeing an increase in young children poisoned by drinking e-cigarette refills.

    He said: "It's a new thing. They may have significant benefits in terms of weaning people off cigarettes but they are now in the presence of small children - parents and older siblings are using these products - and of course with that comes the risk of small children getting their hands on them."

    He said if a toddler ingested the nicotine in a refill in significant enough quantities it could cause heart and breathing problems.

     
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    11:12: Volunteers to close final chapter The Journal Newspaper

    Three volunteers are closing the final chapter on a career devoted to delivering books to thousands of homes across the North East.

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    10:59: News on the hour

    The top local headlines at 11:00 include:

    • BBC Newcastle: A County Durham head teacher has appeared in court charged with indecently assaulting a boy 25 years ago.
    • BBC Tees: North Yorkshire Police has admitted it failed to properly investigate sex abuse claims against Jimmy Savile and former Scarborough Mayor Peter Jaconelli.
     
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    10:52: Rise in poisonings Stephanie Finnon BBC Newcastle

    More than 1,000 children are admitted to hospital in the North East and Cumbria every year - because they've been poisoned, we have discovered.

    It might be because they've swallowed an adult's medication or got their hands on cleaning products and things like liquitabs. Doctors at the RVI in Newcastle also say they've seen an increase in cases of children being poisoned after drinking e-cigarette refills.

    The National Poisons Information Service report for 2014 also shows an increase in cases of e-cigarette refill poisoning. It says its four units in the UK received 204 calls on the issue between 2013 and 2014, which is more calls than it received on the subject between 2007 and 2013.

     
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    10:32: Hundreds recruited to help demand Anthony Day BBC Newcastle

    I've been at the Royal Mail sorting office in Gateshead as they sift and sort through 2.2m letters on what is their busiest day of the year.

    Plant manager David Dunn said: "About 600,000 parcels will come through our plant today. We recruit an additional 400 people for this plant alone and nationally we take on 19,000."

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    10:21: Newcastle want 'emergency keeper'

    Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew will speak to the Premier League about the possibility of signing a goalkeeper on emergency loan ahead of Sunday's derby against Sunderland.

    Third-choice keeper Jak Alnwick, 21, injured his shoulder at Tottenham as Freddie Woodman, 17, sat on the bench.

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    Regular number one Tim Krul and his deputy Rob Elliot are already injured. "There is no way that a 17-year-old should be allowed to go in goal at Premier League level," said Pardew.

     
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    10:09: Pensioner in hospital after crash Hannah McMahon BBC Tees

    A pensioner's in hospital after a multiple car crash on the A19 near Acklam.

    The northbound carriageway - was closed just after 17:00 last night while emergency services were on scene. A 70-year-old man is being treated in hospital.

     
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    09:58: News on the hour

    The top local headlines at 10:00 include:

    • BBC Newcastle: More than 1,000 children are admitted to hospital in the North East and Cumbria every year because they've been poisoned.
    • BBC Tees: A pensioner's in hospital after a multiple car crash on the A19 near Acklam.
     
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    09:33: NUFC dress for Toon-mad bride The Chronicle Newspaper
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    09:23: Sage Gateshead marks 10 years

    The Sage Gateshead is celebrating its 10th birthday this week.

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    09:10: Tottenham 4-0 Newcastle

    Four-time winners Tottenham moved into the League Cup semi-finals with an emphatic victory over Premier League rivals Newcastle United.

    Young Magpies goalkeeper Jak Alnwick's error allowed Nabil Bentaleb to score, before Nacer Chadli precisely fired in just 36 seconds into the second half.

    Tottenham celebrate

    Harry Kane blasted home across Alnwick, then substitute Roberto Soldado rolled in shortly after replacing Kane.

     
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    08:58: News on the hour

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    08:42: Jobless benefit claimants drop Hartlepool Mail

    The number of people claiming a jobless benefit has dropped for the 33rd consecutive month. In Hartlepool there were 2,551 people who claimed Job Seekers' Allowance in November, a drop from 2,648 in the previous month.

     
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    08:32: Councils facing more cuts Fergus Hewison BBC Newcastle political reporter

    Councils in the region are set to lose hundreds of millions of pounds from their budgets - as they continue to try and balance their books.

    Durham and Northumberland - and the five councils across Tyne and Wear - will collectively reduce spending by more than £400m by 2018. Jobs will be lost and many services will be hit.

    The news comes ahead of the annual Local Government Settlement - due later today - which details how much cash councils will get to spend from Westminster.

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    08:17: Cloudy and mild Kay Crewdson Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

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