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  1. Chris Coleman

    Championship leaders Wolves are held to a goalless draw by 10-man Sunderland, who have midfielder Lee Cattermole sent off.

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  2. Our live coverage across the day

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    Severe accident: A1(M) Tyne And Wear southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1(M) Tyne And Wear southbound severe accident, at Washington Services.

    A1(M) Tyne And Wear - One lane closed and slow traffic on A1(M) southbound in Washington at Washington Services, because of a multi-vehicle accident.

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    Video caption: St Oswald's Hospice volunteers "upcycle" unwanted goods

    St Oswald's Hospice is trying out a new way to sell donated items.

  5. 'Concern for welfare' of missing woman

    Police attempting to trace a missing Middlesbrough woman have appealed for help from the public.

    Rochelle Sharp, 27, was last seen at 04:00 on Union Street, and officers say they are concerned for her welfare.

    Anyone who may have seen her, or has any information regarding her whereabouts, is asked to contact the Cleveland force.

    Rochelle Sharp
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    Video caption: St Oswald's Hospice volunteers "upcycle" unwanted goods

    St Oswald's Hospice is trying out a new way to sell donated items.

  7. Protest call for return of childbirth services

    Sharon Barbour

    BBC Look North

    Protestors have gathered outside South Tyneside District Hospital after childbirth services were suspended.

    The measure started on Monday days after services at the hospital's special care baby unit were halted due to staff shortage,

    The trust which runs the hospital said it had taken "the important safety decision" after advice from experts.

    Campaigners are calling for the immediate return of childbirth services

    Protest at South Tyneside hospital
  8. Pair deny burning car body murder

    Two men have denied murdering a woman found dead in a burning car.

    Quyen Ngoc Nguyen, 29, from Killingworth, was discovered by firefighters called to the blaze in Success Road, Shiney Row, in August.

    Stephen Unwin, 39 of St Oswald's Terrace, Houghton-le-Spring, and William McFall, 50, of Waterloo Road, Blackpool, pleaded not guilty during an appearance at Newcastle Crown Court.

    The pair have been remanded in custody to go on trial in February.

    Scene of body find
  9. North East business leader welcomes Brexit talks progress

    Richard Moss

    Political Editor, BBC Look North

    A North East business leader has welcomed the progress on the Brexit talks announced today.

    PM Theresa May has struck a last-minute deal with the EU in a bid to move Brexit talks on to the next phase.

    Ross Smith, director of policy at North East England Chamber of Commerce, said: “It is a huge relief for businesses to have got through this stage of negotiations.

    "We now need swift progress on both a comprehensive trade deal and a sensible transition period."

    He said the Government still has work to do to "to reassure our members that risks can be mitigated and opportunities capitalised upon".

    Theresa May
  10. City of Culture: Sunderland bid 'positive' despite loss

    BBC Newcastle

    The team behind Sunderland's bid for City of Culture 2021 say the process has been positive for the city despite not winning the title.

    Coventry was declared the winner last night - also beating Paisley, Stoke and Swansea.

    Sunderland City Council put £250,000 into the company that ran the bid - Sunderland Culture.

    Bid director Rebecca Ball: "We are really proud of the bid we went with and we are really proud of getting on that shortlist.

    "And I am so glad we were bold enough to bid because actually it has brought so many good things to the city."

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  11. Your photos: Sunrise at Boulmer beach

    Kenny Pattison sent us this beautiful photo of sunrise at Boulmer beach in Northumberland - thank you it's lovely.

    Sunrise at Boulmer beach

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