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    Ana Guerra-Moore

    BBC News Online

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  2. Hitachi creates 150 jobs in County Durham

    Hitachi is creating 150 new jobs at its train building plant in Newton Aycliffe. 

    A third of them will likely be apprenticeships.

    The new jobs will be fixed term posts as the company fulfils orders for rolling stock, and will bring the total number of people employed there to 900.

    Trains which can switch between electric and diesel power as they're moving are among the projects.

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  3. Weather: Cloudy and wet

    It will remain cloudy with outbreaks of rain through the night, persistent and at times heavy over the Pennines.

    Winds will increase toward daybreak, becoming gusty across the hills.  

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  4. More information on fatal Gateshead crash

    There's more information now on the crash that killed three people in Gateshead this morning.

    A 43-year-old man and two girls, both aged 17 and all from Gateshead, were killed when the high-powered Mercedes C63 AMG he was driving collided with a lorry in the early hours of the morning.

    The crash in Fellside Road happened at 02:20 and the road was shut for several hours.

    Police believe the Mercedes may have been in the area around the MetroCentre earlier that evening and are looking to trace it's movements up to the time of the collision.

  5. A-Z of Boro in the Premier League, Part Three

    Here's part three of our A - Z of Middlesbrough FC in the Premier League. 

    Today it's letters K - O:

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    Video caption: Part 3 of the A - Z of Middlesbrough FC in the Premier League. Letters K - O.
  6. Tools stolen from numerous vans in Northumberland

    Over the last week there's been a number of reported thefts from vans in Amble and surrounding areas.

    Police are now reminding tradesmen and delivery drivers that taking a few moments to lock their vans could prevent this crime.

    Neighbourhood Insp Liz Hall said: "Thieves can strike when a van is left unlocked, or when workmen or delivery drivers are just away for a few moments.

    "The tools they store in their vans are often their livelihood so I'd urge people, where possible, to remove expensive items overnight."

  7. Photo: Police seal off road after man suffers 'serious injuries'

    Here's a photo from the scene in Chester-le-Street where a man is in a serious condition after an attack outside a job centre.

    Durham Police cordoned off a section of road in the town centre following what they said was a "suspected assault".

    The force has clarified the man was not stabbed, contrary to what some local people are saying. 

    Chester-le-Street attack
  8. Newcastle United's game at Leeds moved for TV

    Newcastle United's match away at Leeds has been picked for TV and has been moved to Sunday 20 November at 13:15.

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  9. Sunderland ex-soldier jailed for sexual assaulting schoolgirl

    Sunderland Echo


    A former Sunderland soldier who served in Iraq has been jailed after sexually assaulting a child.

    Newcastle Crown Court
  10. Man seriously injured after suspected assault

    A man has been seriously injured following a suspected assault in Station Road, which is off Front Street, in Chester-le-Street.

    The incident happened today at about 13:00.

    The man, thought to be in his late 20s, has been taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.

    A section of the road has been cordoned off and police are in the area.

    No arrests have yet been made

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  11. Missing Northumberland man

    A Northumberland man has gone missing.

    Lee Burnip, 37, from Seaton Sluice, has not been seen since 21:00 on Monday when he left home.

    He is described as 5ft 8in, slim with brown hair.

    He drove off in a yellow Fiat Punto car.

    Lee Burnip
  12. Paddy McNair & Donald Love: Sunderland agree fees for Man Utd pair

    BBC Sport

    Sunderland have agreed fees with Manchester United for defenders Paddy McNair and Donald Love.

    Northern Ireland international McNair, 21, made his United debut in September 2014 and has played 27 games.

    Love, 21, was on loan at Wigan last term and played against the Black Cats in his United debut in February, also making one Europa League appearance.

    Reports claim both players are poised to sign four-year contracts in a combined deal worth about £6m.

    Paddy McNair represented Northern Ireland at Euro 2016

    Former Manchester United boss David Moyes replaced new England manager Sam Allardyce at Sunderland last month.

    He made his first signing last week by bringing in defender Papy Djilobodji from Chelsea for £8m.

  13. Gateshead crash deaths: 'More must be done to avoid further tragedy'

    Gerry Jackson

    BBC Look North

    Local people are saddened but unsurprised by today’s tragedy, which saw three people killed when a car and a lorry collided in Fellside Road in Gateshead.

    They say the stretch of road is notoriously dangerous. After a young woman died here in 2007, the speed limit was lowered to 50mph.

    But some residents believe that’s not enough and think a speed camera would help.

    Car wreckage being taken away
  14. Man flown to hospital after waterfall plunge

    A man has been taken to hospital after falling at High Force. 

    The Great North Air Ambulance was after the man fell on rocks at the waterfall in Teesdale at 16:05 yesterday. 

    The man, in his mid-50s, suffered multiple injuries and was flown to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough in 10 minutes. He arrived in a stable condition.

  15. Parmo pies are now a thing

    BBC Tees

    Teesside bakers Upex Pies have created a parmo pie ready for Middlesbrough FC's return to the Premier League.

    The Boro pies are a little bit healthier than a regular Parmo, as the chicken is oven-baked as opposed to deep-fried.

    Steve Davies from Upex came into the studio to let our presenter Mike Parr try a pie.

    You can watch how that went here.

    Parmo Pie
  16. Middlesbrough prepare for their return to the Premier League

    Three days to go until Middlesbrough play their first Premier League match in seven years.

    They're facing Stoke at the Riverside Stadium on Saturday.

    BBC Tees Sport reporter Rob Law is at the club's training grounds today, watching how the player's prepare for their much anticipated comeback:

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  17. Boro boss Karanka joins Twitter

    Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka has joined Twitter today.

    He posted his first tweet minutes ago:

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    He has more than 3,000 followers already.

  18. Travel: A1 reopens after crash in Alwick

    BBC Travel

    The A1 was closed in both directions between the B1340 junction in Alnwick and the B1342 junction in Belford Station because of a multi-vehicle accident. It has now been cleared.

    Check the latest travel news for Tyne and Wear and Teesside.