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South Shields student dies on trip abroad

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A South Shields student has died on a trip to Tanzania. It's believed he is 18 years old and from Harton Technology College, and suffered an allergic reaction.

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1 year anniversary of River Deaths

15 year old Tonibeth Purvis, and 14 year old Chloe Folwer died when they jumped into the fast-flowing river in Fatfield on July 23rd last year.

Sunderland runner hoping to impress at Commonwealth Games

Aly Dixon is competing in the marathon.

New images of missing Sunderland man's car

Robert Hutchinson has been missing for over 4 weeks

Could you be Sunderland's next basketball star

A new team called the Sunderland City Predators - is being launched, and you could even be part of it.

Prison Inmate 'Gouges Out His Eyes' In Cell

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The Ministry of Justice has launched an investigation after a prisoner reportedly gouged out his eyes while in his cell at HMP Nottingham.

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Claudia Lawrence Investigation: Man Arrested

Police investigating the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence have arrested a man on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.

PayPal Offers 'Faster, Fairer' Cash To UK Firms

Small firms will soon have access to a new source of funding as a debate continues to rage on the availability of cash support from banks.

Boa Constrictor Warning: Snake On The Loose

Parents have been warned to be on the lookout for an 8ft (2.4m) boa constrictor which could pose a risk to small children.

Peaches Geldof May Have Lied About Drug Tests

Peaches Geldof may have lied to her husband about her weekly drug tests being clear, an inquest into her death has heard.

Adele's Son Wins Damages For Paparazzi Photos

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Singer Adele's son Angelo Adkins is to get a five-figure sum in damages at the High Court over paparazzi photos.

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Sir Roger Tight-Lipped Over Scottish Referendum

Sir Roger Moore has refused to follow in the footsteps of fellow 007 star Sean Connery and is staying out of the Scottish independence debate.

George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed By Beetles

A tree dedicated to the memory of former Beatle George Harrison has been killed by beetles, Los Angeles officials have said.

One Direction Go Global With New Concert Film

One Direction have announced that a second film based on their latest world tour is to be screened in cinemas around the world.

Helen Mirren Grows Weary Of Playing The Queen

Helen Mirren is reprising her role as the Queen yet again for a stint on Broadway which she has admitted she would "prefer not" to do.

Another safc victory in pre-season

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Sunderland beat Carlisle United last night with frenchman Mekel Mandron scoring the winner.

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Ishant Bounces England To Defeat

Ishant Sharma bowled India to a 95-run win over England, and a 1-0 series lead, on the final day of the second Test at Lord's.

Gerrard Ends England Career

England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international football.

Open Champion Wants To Join The Greats

Rory McIlroy wants to dominate world golf like Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus after joining them as the only players to win three of golf's majors by the age of 25 with his Open Championship triumph on Sunday.

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MH17 Victims 'May Take Months To Identify'

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A forensic expert has told Sky News it may take many months to formally identity the victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane attack.

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MH17 Victims' Bodies Arrive In The Netherlands

The bodies of some of the first victims recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have been brought to the Netherlands from the crash site in eastern Ukraine.

Taiwan Plane Crash Leaves 47 Feared Dead

A plane crashed outside an airport in Taiwan as it tried to land in stormy weather, leaving 47 people trapped and feared dead.

Check-In Staff Haunted By Memories Of MH17

A ground steward who checked passengers onto the doomed Malaysia Airlines plane has posted a moving tribute to them on Facebook.

Rebels' MH17 Site 'Sabotage Plan' Intercepted

Rebels planned to sabotage the investigation into Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 by scattering parts of other planes at the crash site, according to Sky sources.

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