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  1. Travel: A69 closed after late-night crash hits bridge

    BBC News Travel

    The A69 is closed into Northumberland after two lorries and a van crashed late last night.

    Police say the crash damaged a bridge which must be inspected in daylight before the road can be reopened, so it will be closed for at least another hour or two.

    All three drivers remain in hospital with serious but non life threatening injuries.

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    Severe accident: A69 Northumberland both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A69 Northumberland both ways severe accident, from Chesterwood to Chesterwood.

    A69 Northumberland - A69 in Haydon Bridge closed in both directions from the Chesterwood junction to the Chesterwood junction, because of an accident involving three lorries. Diversion in operation - via B6319 through Haydon Bridge town centre.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe disruption: A19 County Durham southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A19 County Durham southbound severe disruption, from A181 to A179.

    A19 County Durham - One lane closed on A19 southbound in Durham from the A181 junction to the A179 junction, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Video content

    Video caption: Ross Edgley has completed his round-Britain swim

    Ross Edgley has arrived back in Margate, completing his record-breaking round-Britain swim.

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    Severe disruption: A19 Tyne And Wear southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A19 Tyne And Wear southbound severe disruption, at A183.

    A19 Tyne And Wear - A19 in Sunderland lane closed on exit slip road southbound at the A183 junction, because of abandoned vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  6. Video content

    Video caption: Byker charity donates 90 bicycles to kids

    Parents queued for nearly two hours to receive free bicycles for their children

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    Severe disruption: A1 Tyne And Wear southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1 Tyne And Wear southbound severe disruption, from A694 Blaydon to A184.

    A1 Tyne And Wear - One lane closed on A1 southbound in Tyne and Wear from Blaydon to Dunston Interchange, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. Matthew Howarth

    BBC Sport

    Matt Ritchie and Ayoze Perez celebrate the Spaniard's winning goal against Watford

    Matthew Howarth

    BBC Sport

    Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez said his players "showed what they can do" as the Magpies claim their first win of the season against Watford at St James' Park.

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