Tyne and Wear

Revenge porn laws 'not working', says victims group

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - 17 hours 27 min ago
Victims should receive anonymity and laws need to include threats to share images, a victims group says.
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Northumberland exhibition shows 150 glass ships in bottles

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 16:24
The collection is part of a project to preserve Sunderland's glassmaking tradition.
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Newcastle pollution charge survey website glitch

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 13:55
Newcastle City Council apologises for the fault and extends a consultation deadline.
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Murder charge after body found in Jarrow house

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:53
Police appeal for information after Simon Bowman is not seen for two days and is then found dead.
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Grant Leadbitter helped Sunderland to Wembley the day after his mother's death

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:37
Grant Leadbitter reveals he helped Sunderland reach the League One play-off final just a day after his mother's death.
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Premiership: Newcastle Falcons v Bristol

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:04
Team news as Newcastle Falcons host Bristol in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Kingston Park (16:00 BST).
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County Championship: Worcestershire beat Durham by five wickets despite scare

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:46
Worcestershire recover from Chris Rushworth's burst of 5-28 to beat Durham by five wickets at New Road.
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Boat owners warned of seabird predators

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:13
Wildlife organisations fear seabird colonies could be devastated by predators like rats and stoats.
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Luke O'Nien: Sunderland player 'punched in back' by Portsmouth fan

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 23:31
Sunderland's Luke O'Nien was "punched" by a Portsmouth fan during Thursday's League One game, says team-mate Lee Cattermole.
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Carl Beech 'did not know' alleged abusers' names

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 20:49
Carl Beech named only Jimmy Savile and his stepfather as abusers in his first police interview, a court hears.
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County Championship: Josh Tongue takes 5-37 to leave Pears poised to beat Durham

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 19:12
England contender Josh Tongue takes his third five-wicket haul for Worcestershire to set up a likely victory over Durham.
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Birthmark inspires Leon's YouTube bid to help people

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 12:16
Leon decided to ignore people's stares and instead created a platform to help others.
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Arrest over Portsmouth v Sunderland Twitter 'threats'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:26
Threats to shoot and bomb Portsmouth FC fans during a League One play-off were posted on Twitter.
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2019 European elections: How many new MEPs might you get?

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 09:31
As Brexit dominates the work of MPs and MEPs, how seriously should voters take the European elections?
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County Championship: Riki Wessels hits century as Worcestershire lead Durham

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 18:53
Riki Wessels hits a second ton in three games and Josh Dell makes a maiden half-century as Worcestershire lead Durham.
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Child abuse accuser Carl Beech a paedophile, court told

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 18:10
Carl Beech, who accused public figures of child sex abuse, is guilty of the crimes himself, it has emerged.
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Newcastle bus bosses oppose city clean air zone charge

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 17:42
They are warning it could lead to increased fares and some routes being cancelled.
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Glanton fire: Teen who made explosives given referral order

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 16:37
The 17-year-old was apprehended at a house fire in Northumberland in March.
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Druridge Bay and Bradley opencast coal mines 'not needed'

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 16:26
Friends Of The Earth says the government's own projections show the UK has enough coal already.
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Manchester attack: Philip Tron's brother regrets last words

BBC Tyne and Wear News Feed - Wed, 05/15/2019 - 14:25
Michael Tron says "not a day goes by when he doesn't miss" his brother Philip, who was killed in 2017.
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