News, sport, travel and weather from across the North East for Monday 13 August to Friday 17 August 2018.
The six-day case hears the cricketer was "drunk and enraged", which his defence called "nonsense".
An undercover trading standards officer visited Mumbai Flavours as part of a sampling survey.
Northumbria Police's new specialist search pups take to the pool as they begin their training.
The acting duo spent seven years watching all 295 episodes made from 1973 to 2010.
The cricketer "acted deplorably as the red mist came down" in a fight outside a club, a court hears.
Newcastle Falcons sign USA international prop Paul Mullen on a short-term deal.
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