Liz Walker

Liz Walker

Liz Walker is a reporter covering a range of topics. She has been with us since 2006.

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Police officers cordon off the area where David Charlton, inset, was stabbed

Murder hunts after three North East men stabbed

POLICE have launched murder investigations after three men were stabbed to death in separate attacks.

Ed Miliband who will address the 2012 Durham Miners' Gala

Durham Miners' Gala organisers launch appeal for help

AN urgent cash appeal has been launched to safeguard the future of the Durham Miners’ Gala after organisers were hit with a £1.4m legal bill.

Paul Thompson and (inset) Elizabeth Young

Engineer says he was not responsible for death of Whitley Bay pensioner

AN engineer facing health and safety charges has denied leaving a lift door unlocked and allowing a pensioner to fall to her death.

Morgan Williams, shop manager at Oxfam in Hood Street

Collector buys rare atlas from Newcastle Oxfam store for £2,000

AN ANONYMOUS collector has snapped up a 300-year-old road atlas that was donated to a North East charity shop.

Remembrance Service and Parade at Sunderland

North East pays tribute to the fallen on Remembrance Day - GALLERY

FALLEN heroes were remembered as thousands of people lined streets across the North East to pay tribute to servicemen and women who lost their lives in conflicts.

Tank Regiment veteran Robert Lay of Morpeth. Inset, in uniform

Veteran looks back on the 70th anniversary of battle - VIDEO

A VETERAN of the Battle of El Alamein has paid tribute to fallen comrades on the 70th anniversary of the conflict.

Newcastle United players attend the film screening of the new James Bond Film Skyfall at the Tyneside Cinema

Newcastle United players attend special screening of James Bond film

NEWCASTLE United players swapped black and white strips for sharp suits when they joined fans for a special charity screening of the latest James Bond thriller.

Calendar Girls from Greggs, Low Fell

Low Fell Greggs staff launch naked charity calendar - GALLERY

STAFF at North East bakery chain Greggs have become the latest group to launch a naked calendar in a bid to raise money for charity.

North East band Hip Operation who are to play on ITV's Emmerdale

North East band Hip Operation to play on TV show Emmerdale

A NORTH East band has been chosen to play live to a 10 million plus TV audience at the soap wedding of the year tonight.

Runners at the 3rd annual Newcastle Stampede event

Newcastle Stampede draws in record entrants - GALLERY

HUNDREDS of fundraisers crawled through mud, leapt into icy water and battled a rugby team when they took on one of the region’s toughest charity challenges.

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