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Durham Constabulary officers investigated over alleged crowbar killing of injured deer

A picture of deer

The Durham Constabulary officers are alleged to have killed the deer in Tanfield Lea in June in a 'non-approved manner'

Charity leader calls for living wage to help North East children out of poverty

Sara Bryson from Children North East
A children's charity has called for government bodies to implement a living wage to help lift North East families out of poverty

Fifth anniversary of football icon Sir Bobby Robson's death is marked

Sir Bobby Robson on the pitch during his time in charge of Newcastle United
Today marks the fifth anniversary of football legend Sir Bobby Robson's death, following a long battle with cancer

Roman treasure pulls in the visitors in Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields

Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields
Soldier's legacy goes on show at South Shields as part of The Glory of Rome: Arbeia's Greatest Treasures exhibition

Calls for Newcastle to bid to stage the Commonwealth Games

Men's Football Quarter Final match between Brazil (3) and Honduras (2), on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at St James' Park on August 4, 2012 in Newcastle, England. A police officer joins in the fun.
The event could help put the city on the global map, say councillors and leaders at State of the City event

Messages of congratulations pour in for Northumberland runner Laura Weightman

Laura Weightman of England celebrates winning silver in the Women's 1500 metres final at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
Northumberland reacts to home-grown star Laura Weightman after she brought home Commonwealth silver medal in the 1500m
A picture of deer

Durham Constabulary officers investigated over alleged crowbar killing of injured deer

The Durham Constabulary officers are alleged to have killed the deer in Tanfield Lea in June in a 'non-approved manner'

Roman treasure pulls in the visitors in Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields

Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields
Soldier's legacy goes on show at South Shields as part of The Glory of Rome: Arbeia's Greatest Treasures exhibition

Charity leader calls for living wage to help North East children out of poverty

Sara Bryson from Children North East
A children's charity has called for government bodies to implement a living wage to help lift North East families out of poverty

Fifth anniversary of football icon Sir Bobby Robson's death is marked

Sir Bobby Robson on the pitch during his time in charge of Newcastle United
Today marks the fifth anniversary of football legend Sir Bobby Robson's death, following a long battle with cancer
Joe Jackson, newly appointed developer at integrated brand communication consultancy, r//evolution

Appointments: Joe Jackson joins r//evolution as front end developer

r//evolution have announced the appointment of Joe Jackson as new front end developer at the communication consultancy

Report looks to future of UK lamb production

The NFU and NSA are working together to help sheep producers make the most of opportunities

Gateshead-based vehicle innovator Sevcon is geared for growth

Electric vehicle innovator Sevcon is on course to double in size as the market steps up a gear

Government changes led to collapse of Stockton-based business, boss claims

A worker installing loft insulation
The move left 27 Cosyseal Insulation workers redundant but company chiefs hope the firm can be rebuilt and staff re-employed
Ayoze Perez of Newcastle celebrates his goal with team mate Haris Vuckic

Sheffield Wednesday 0 Newcastle United 1: Neil Cameron's match analysis

Ayoze Perez scores against Sheffield Wednesday as Newcastle United's second team hint at a stronger squad for this season

Liam Bridcutt says Patrick van Aanholt made the right decision in joining Sunderland

Liam Bridcutt of Sunderland
Liam Bridcutt and Patrick van Aanholt have now been reunited on Wearside, with the Dutch left-back joining Sunderland last week

Hatem Ben Arfa lined up for a move to Ukrainian side Dnipro

Hatem Ben Arfa of Newcastle United
The Journal understands Dnipro have made an enquiry about Hatem Ben Arfa and a deal could be concluded soon if all parties can agree terms
Juan Pablo Socino

Gonzalo Tiesi backs Juan Pablo Socino to star at Newcastle Falcons

Fellow Argentinian Gonzalo Tiesi believes Championship golden boot Juan Pablo Socino can make the step up with Newcastle Falcons

Keaton Jennings handed key role for Durham's match against Warwickshire

Keaton Jennings
Youngster Keaton Jennings has been handed a key role in Durham's Royal London Cup plans

Messages of congratulations pour in for Northumberland runner Laura Weightman

Laura Weightman of England celebrates winning silver in the Women's 1500 metres final at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
Northumberland reacts to home-grown star Laura Weightman after she brought home Commonwealth silver medal in the 1500m
The Sage Gateshead Music Centre

Review: National Youth Orchestra of Scotland at The Sage Gateshead

The National Youth Orchestra of Scotland gave an exuberant performance at Sage's Festival of Youth Orchestras

Review: National Youth Orchestra of Scotland at The Sage Gateshead

The Sage Gateshead Music Centre
The National Youth Orchestra of Scotland gave an exuberant performance at Sage's Festival of Youth Orchestras

Simple Minds looking forward to North East double date

Simple Minds are playing Alnwick Castle and Hardwick Live in August and September respectively
Jim Kerr, lead singer of the Scottish band who made their name in the 80s is looking forward to a double date with the North East
Sachins restaurant in Newcastle

Sachins launches new ready meal range in partnership with Fenwick

Popular Newcastle restaurant expands its offering after the success of its event catering business

Kingdom buffet restaurant closes at Haymarket Metro Station

Kingdom Buffet restaurant at Haymarket Metro Station
The Kingdom buffet restaurant had operated on the first floor of the £20m Haymarket Metro Station building since 2012

Offshore 44 becomes Hop & Cleaver on the Quayside

The Hop and Cleaver, on Newcastle Quayside.
Ladhar Leisure spending £700,000 on revamp and creating 30 jobs

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Artica by Ponten Pie, one of the acts appearing at the Stockton International Riverside Festival

Stockton International Riverside Festival will attract thousands to the streets

Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields

Roman treasure pulls in the visitors in Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields

Sir Bobby Robson on the pitch during his time in charge of Newcastle United

Fifth anniversary of football icon Sir Bobby Robson's death is marked

 
 
Eastbourne Pier fire

Live: Eastbourne Pier fire - updates as blaze rips through landmark building

Pictures show onlookers watching thick black smoke rising up from the pier and its building

Morning news headlines: Russia sanctions in place, five-a-day facts, tax row, Ebola fears

Russian President Vladimir Putin, second right, looks on as Crimean leaders, Speaker of Crimean legislature Vladimir Konstantinov, second left, Crimean Premier Sergei Aksyonov, left, and Sevastopol mayor Alexei Chalyi, right, sign a treaty for Crimea to join Russia in the Kremlin in Moscow. President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a treaty to incorporate Crimea into Russia, describing the move as the restoration of historic injustice and a necessary response to what he called the Western encroachment on Russia?s vital interests.
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Guests using loo at posh hotel can be seen from street after epic window design blunder

Not-so-private facilities: A young woman is snapped using the toilet at the hotel
Architects missed the fact that passers-by can see patrons using the toilets at the newly opened 25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin

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