Woman bailed after arrest over Middlesbrough house death

A woman arrested in connection with the death of a man at a house in Middlesbrough has been released on bail.

Police were called to an address on Beaumont Road at about 16:00 BST on Tuesday.

The man, believed to be in his 30s, has not been named by police, but was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cleveland Police said a woman who had been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences had now been released on bail.

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    14:47: Alvarez can make difference Sunderland Echo

    Fit-again Ricky Alvarez can provide the attacking spark which Sunderland have been lacking, insists Gus Poyet.

    Gus Poyet
    14:35: Jenas joins BBC Matt Newsum BBC Sport

    Jermaine Jenas, the former England, Newcastle and Tottenham midfielder, is joining the BBC as a football pundit.

    Jenas, 31, recently on Match of the Day and Football Focus, has agreed a two-year contract with BBC Sport to feature on television, radio and online.

    Jermaine Jenas playing for Newcastle

    "I am delighted to be joining the BBC football team on a long-term basis and to appear on programmes I have grown up watching as a boy," he said.

    He will appear this weekend on Final Score and Match of the Day 2.

    14:24: Scrabble champion speaks of success The Gazette
    14:12: Train restoration almost complete Andy Bell BBC Tees

    Work is almost complete on the restoration of the train carriage which bore the coffin of Sir Winston Churchill after his funeral almost 50 years ago.

    The carriage ended up in Los Angeles but was brought back to the UK in 2007 and has been restored at the National Railway Museum at Shildon in County Durham.

    Train carriage

    From there - it will go to the sister museum at York - where it will be displayed with a locomotive called Winston Churchill, which pulled the funeral train.

    14:00: News on the hour

    The top local headlines at 14:00 include:

    • BBC Newcastle: It's emerged a North East teenager who was at the top of the list for a heart transplant has now had the operation.
    • BBC Tees: A County Durham woman has told BBC Tees her sister needlessly died because of a drink driver.
    13:42: Roker Pier reopens Sunderland Echo

    Historic Roker Pier reopens today after an £850,000 overhaul to repair storm damage, which has seen the structure closed to the public since June.

    Roker Pier in Sunderland
    13:31: Staying cloudy Lisa Gallagher Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    Staying rather cloudy this afternoon, with extensive low cloud and hill fog and outbreaks of light rain or drizzle at times, especially around the coast. Feeling cool in southeasterly breezes.

    weather graphic

    Maximum Temperature: 10C (50F)

    13:21: On Look North at lunchtime Charlie Charlton BBC Newcastle

    A North East teenager who was top of the transplant waiting list has been given a new heart.

    And it was a long night for some rail passengers on the East Coast line last night, as power problems led to very lengthy delays heading north from London. Hundreds of people were stranded on trains for hours.

    Join me for these and our other stories at 13:30 on BBC One.

    13:10: DCCC fixtures released Martin Emmerson BBC Newcastle

    The fixtures for Durham County Cricket club have been released today.

    Durham begin their championship season with an away game in Taunton on 12 April. My third child due the 11 April - guess where I will be?

    Durham win One Day Cup

    The first home game will be against Sussex on 26 April. Yorkshire v Durham will be 7 August. They will begin their defence of their One Day Cup v Northants in Northampton on Saturday 25 July.

    12:59: News on the hour

    The top local headlines at 13:00 include:

    • BBC Newcastle: It's emerged a North East teenager, who was top of the list for a heart donation, has had a transplant operation.
    • BBC Tees: A County Durham woman has told BBC Tees life will never be the same after her sister was killed in a car crash with a drunk driver.
    12:49: Sunderland woman sent drugs to her boyfriend in prison Sunderland Echo
    12:37: Teenager has heart transplant

    Teenager Chloe Beaney has had a heart transplant following an urgent UK-wide appeal earlier this week.

    Lynne Holt, transplant co-ordinator at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital, released a statement on behalf of the family.

    It said: "We are thrilled that our Chloe has been given the chance of life, thanks to the donor and the donor family. She was so poorly and we have been on ‎an emotional rollercoaster ride. We are thinking and praying for the the donor family."

    12:27: Charity champion dresses in pink for calendar The Shields Gazette
    12:16: Delayed passenger had 'Dunkirk Spirit'

    East Coast Trains has apologised after major delays on the line last night - which saw hundreds of passengers stranded overnight on trains heading north.

    An overhead line problem just south of Doncaster meant the 20:00 Kings Cross Service got into Newcastle just before 05:00 this morning.

    Bronia Maughan from Wallsend was on one of the trains that got held up. She said: "There's nothing you can do, you're stuck. We were chatting amongst people in the carriage, charging phone chargers and plug sockets. It was a very Dunkirk Spirit."

    12:09: Health chief's leaked email Hartlepool Mail
    11:59: News on the hour

    The top local headlines at 12:00 include:

    • BBC Newcastle: A teenage girl from Northumberland who was top of the waiting list for a heart transplant has found a donor.
    • BBC Tees: A conference is being held in Darlington to address the issue of poverty in the town.
    11:45: Chloe 'ok' after transplant

    Colin Wilkinson tweets: Chloe has had a heart transplant over night. Doing ok, stable. #freeman #hearttransplant

    11:34: Teenager has heart transplant

    An urgent UK-wide appeal went out earlier this week to find a heart for Chloe Beaney.

    Chloe Beaney and her parents

    The 14-year-old was placed top of the heart transplant waiting list at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital.

    Before the transplant BBC Look North's Sharon Barbour spoke to her parents, Colin and Katrina Wilkinson, and Dr Richard Kirk, the cardiologist involved with her care.

    11:20: Ill teenager has heart transplant Sharon Barbour BBC Look North

    Chloe Beaney, who was given days to live unless a donor could be found, has had a heart transplant.

    Chloe Beaney

    I'll have more on this on Look North at 13:30.

    11:11: Give us your feedback

    What do you think of BBC Local Live? It's written by reporters across the North East and brings you the latest news, sport, travel and weather all in one place. We'd like your feedback about this service.

    11:00: News on the hour

    The top local headlines at 11:00 include:

    10:43: Today's Chronicle The Chronicle Newspaper

    Here are today's Chronicle front and back pages:

    Chronicle front and back pages
    10:33: East Coast trains moving

    East Coast Trains tweets: Services are now moving in both directions following last night's disruption. However, please expect residual delays. #ECDelay

    10:23: Do you know your limit? Colin Briggs BBC Look North

    Publicans across the Northumberland and Cumbrian border country fear a new Scottish drink drive law could be confusing and lead to many motorists being criminalised.

    The Scottish drink drive limit's being cut by almost a half next month - while the English limit won't change.

    Drink in a bar

    Managers at The Black Bull at Etal in Northumberland, just nine miles from Scotland, say some customers will now be legal to drive in England - but not in Scotland.

    10:07: Dealers turned into 'role models' Northern Echo editor Peter Barron

    The UK's current drugs policy is turning dealers into role models on the streets of County Durham, says Durham Constabulary Chief Constable Mike Barton.

    09:59: News on the hour

    The top local headlines at 10:00 include:

    09:45: Thirty three years on

    BBC Tees' Andy Bell tweets: Thoughts with the family of Katrice Lee. 33 years ago today she went missing. The family are dignity & bravery personified @HelpFindKatrice

    Katrice Lee

    Katrice Lee went missing in Germany on 28 November 1981, on her second birthday.

    09:33: Large queues in Kingston Park Anthony Day BBC Newcastle

    I've been at Kingston Park this morning where Black Friday fever is in full force.

    One shopper told me: "The queue was formed inside the shop, it was very difficult to find where the end of the queue was but it went right the way around the shop and up and down the isles. It was difficult to see where you were supposed to be."

    Black Friday is the name given to the big sales day in the US that follows the Thanksgiving holiday, which is being adopted by more and more shops in the UK, as BBC Business online explains.

    09:20: Pools sign Matthew Dolan

    Hartlepool United have signed Bradford City midfielder Matthew Dolan on loan until the end of December.

    Dolan spent the first half of last season on loan at Victoria Park, scoring two goals in 24 appearances.

    Matthew Dolan

    He signed for Bradford from Middlesbrough in the summer, but has featured just five times in League One this term, all as a substitute. The 21-year-old is expected to go straight into the Pools squad for this weekend's game against Wycombe.

    09:05: Police called out on Black Friday Charlie Charlton BBC Newcastle

    Northumbria Police have confirmed to BBC Newcastle they were called to two Tesco stores this morning - Kingston Park and Norham Road in North Shields.

    There have been no arrests. Have you been out and about shopping on Black Friday and seen something out of the ordinary? Let us know by email: northeast.locallive@bbc.co.uk or tweet @BBCNewsNE.

    08:59: News on the hour

    The top local headlines at 09:00 include:

    08:52: Northern Echo front page Northern Echo editor Peter Barron

    Today's front page reflects the North East view on Scotland's new airport powers:

    Northern Echo front page
    08:42: More on Ebola test

    It is thought it is "unlikely" that two young patients being tested at a hospital in Newcastle for Ebola will return a positive result.

    They are in the Infectious Diseases Isolation Unit at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, one of three units outside London geared up to care for patients with infectious diseases such as Ebola.

    A spokesperson for Public Health England in the North East said: "Due to uncertainty about where in Africa the children are from and when they arrived in the UK, as a precaution the children are being tested for Ebola and malaria. However, the clinical and Public Health England risk assessment is that Ebola is unlikely."

    08:28: Young patients tested for Ebola

    Two young patients have been tested at a hospital in Newcastle for Ebola.

    The children had shown viral symptoms and spent time in Africa. They are also undergoing tests for malaria. Public Health England, which admitted it was uncertain where in Africa they came from and when they arrived in the UK, said it was "unlikely" they had Ebola.

    Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary

    The children had tests for the deadly virus on Thursday afternoon and the results are expected later on Friday.

    08:17: Cloudy, misty and dull Lisa Gallagher Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    Cloudy, misty and dull throughout the day, with extensive low cloud and hill fog, and outbreaks of light rain or drizzle at times. Feeling cool in southeasterly breezes.

    Weather forecast

    Maximum temperature: 11C (52F). Check the forecast near you.

    08:08: Delays on East Coast

    There are delays on East Coast mainline trains as overhead wire problems near Doncaster are causing major disruption to journeys between Peterborough and Doncaster, but having a knock-on effect throughout the North East.

    The rail service says the 08:30 London Kings Cross to Newcastle is cancelled, with other services seeing a 45-minute delay.

    There's the usual build-up on the roads across the North East this morning with no major reported incidents or congestion.

    08:00: Good morning Lloyd Watson BBC News

    Welcome to BBC Local Live. I'll be bringing you news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the North East.

    If you'd like us to feature your comments or pictures, send them to us by email, tweet us @BBCNewsNE or join our Facebook page.



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