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Man dies after car overturns on A1 in North East

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A 24 year old man's died after a collision on the A1 in our region. It happed at 5 o'clock this morning, when a car overturned on the soundbound carriageway, near the Angel of the North just before the turnoff for the A1231. Another man, aged 20, was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

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Plans to regenerate South Shields under spotlight

Major plans to regenerate South Shields are going under the spotlight next week. Members of the Riverside Community Area Forum are being given an update about the South Shields town centre master plan.

Bake for local heroes

People in the North-East are being asked to get their mixers out this weekend for the launch of a new charity campaign.

Sunderland public meeting about local NHS

Concerned Wearsiders will be meeting to discuss the NHS in our city. A public meeting at St. Mary's Church Hall in the city centre will focus on the local hospitals. The event's organised by Sunderland Peoples Assembly

Stadium of Light hosting ball in memory of young Sunderland man

Tonight, the Stadium of Light will be lit up to help a bereaved woman celebrate her sons life. The Chin4Jaime Ball will be honouring Jamie Maclennan who died of an epileptic seizure last year. Raising money for Grace House was a passion for Jamie who's legacy will raise money for a new mini bus for the facility.

Plea To Family Who May Be Heading To Syria

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Relatives of a missing family believed to have fled to Syria have begged the six to return home.

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Nick Clegg Calls On PM To Rule Out UKIP Deal

Nick Clegg has challenged David Cameron to rule out a post-election deal with UKIP, saying everyone knows the Tories will not win a majority.

Fourth Arrest Over Syrian Preacher's Murder

Police investigating the murder of a Syrian-born preacher in London have arrested a fourth person in connection with his death.

Bootle Murders: Suspect Seen On CCTV In London

Police hunting a man over the deaths of his mother and sister have released CCTV images of him at train stations in Liverpool and London.

Body Found In Missing Kayaker Search

A body has been found in the search for a missing kayaker off the coast of Southampton.

Wikileaks: Sony Cut Affleck Ancestor Slave Link

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Ben Affleck asked documentary makers not to reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site Wikileaks.

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May The Air Force Be With You: R2-D2 Jet Takes Off

This might not be the droid you're looking for - but this R2-D2 jet is a good likeness of the pint-sized Star Wars favourite.

Ringo Starr Welcomed Into Rock Hall Of Fame

Ringo Starr has been recognised as one of rock music's "greatest and most creative drummers" as he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Star Wars: Force Awakens In New Trailer

The second trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens has been released to a packed audience in California.

Clarkson's Cancer Scare Before Top Gear Assault

Jeremy Clarkson has said he was told he "probably" had cancer two days before he launched an unprovoked attack on Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon - although he has since received the all-clear.

Neville Delivers His Verdict On Chelsea

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Chelsea have some work to do to match the levels of Jose Mourinho's 2005 title-winning team, Gary Neville has claimed.

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We've Let Down Our Manager, Says Hart

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has been let down by his players a number of times this season, acording to Joe Hart.

Pellegrini Labelled Weak By Toure's Agent

Yaya Toure's agent has described Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini as a good coach, but a weak manager.

The Latest Headlines From Sky Sports News

A round-up of the latest stories from the world of sport - brought to you from the Sky Sports News HQ.

Leicester Boost Their Survival Hopes

Leicester secured their third win in a row to give their chances of Premier League survival a huge boost after a 2-0 success over Swansea at the King Power Stadium.

Mediterranean's Worst Migrant Boat Disasters

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Hundreds of migrants are feared drowned off the Libyan coast after their boat capsized while apparently making its way to Italy.

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FBI Admits Forensic Experts Gave Flawed Evidence

The FBI has admitted that nearly every forensic expert in its microscopic hair comparison unit gave flawed evidence at trials for more than 20 years before 2000, it has been reported.

Violent Clashes At South Korea Ferry Rally

A protest over the South Korean government's handling of a ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people descended into violence, with dozens of people arrested.

IS Video Appears To Show Murder Of Christians

The Islamic State jihadist group has released a video purportedly showing the slaughter of around 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.

Family Wins Back $80m 'Double Eagle' Coins

A family has won a legal battle over 10 rare gold coins that could be worth $80m after a US appeals court overturned a jury decision.

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