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Man dies after being found at the bottom of cliffs in South Sheilds

A man has died after his car was found at the bottom of cliffs at Marsden Grotto.

New mental health pilot launches here on Wearside

The Street Triage team go into action in a joint venture with the NHS and police force.

Man attacked by a lump of wood

Officers attended the scene in Houghton where a 44-year-old man was found with arm injuries after being hit with what was described as a piece of wood.

Stories of Washington soldiers told in a new film

The story of men from Washington who served in the First World War is being told in a new film.

Boris Island Airport Plan Set To Be Rejected

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Boris Johnson's proposal for a new four-runway airport to be built in the Thames Estuary is expected to be officially rejected today.

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How Scottish 'Yes' May Impact 'Invisible Border'

For those that live along the invisible border that divides Scotland and England, daily life could change dramatically with a Yes vote in the September 18 referendum.

Scottish Referendum: No Vote's Lead Narrows

The No vote's lead ahead of the Scottish Referendum has narrowed to just six points, according to a new poll.

Key Issue Of Returning UK Jihadists Unresolved

The UK's police and security services will broadly welcome the package of new anti-terror measures announced by the Prime Minister.

Guardians Can't Stop Box Office Summer Slump

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The US box office is on course for one of its worst summer blockbuster seasons in nearly a decade.

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Simon Callow Welcomes Theatre Tax Breaks

Regional theatres and touring productions are to benefit from the Government's new tax relief which has just come into force.

James Argent Apologises For Sparking Manhunt

The Only Way Is Essex star James Argent has said he "can't apologise enough" for the worry he caused after his family reported him missing and a police manhunt was launched.

Kate Bush Makes Top 40 Album Chart History

Kate Bush has made it into the history books after eight of her albums went into the UK charts at the same time.

McCarthy And Wahlberg Tie The Knot In Chicago

Pop star-turned-reality television star Donnie Wahlberg has married actress Jenny McCarthy in Chicago.

Summer transfer window closes with 9 new players on Wearside

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Gus Poyet has brought in 9 but misses out on his number 1 target.

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Kirk Claims Deutsche Bank Championship

Chris Kirk carded a final-round five-under 66 to win the Deutsche Bank Championship by two shots and go top of the FedEx Cup standings.

Arsenal Sign Welbeck From Man Utd

Arsenal have signed England striker Danny Welbeck from Manchester United for a fee believed to be in the region of £15m.

Manchester United Finalise Falcao Loan Deal

Manchester United have signed Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan with an option to buy.

Rare Visit To Town At Centre Of Massacre Claims

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Exactly a month ago, disturbing reports emerged from the county of Yarkand in the far south-west of China's Xinjiang Province.

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Chinese War On Terror May Breed Extremists

Sky News has obtained rare access to China's Xinjiang Province to investigate reports Muslims are being targeted and oppressed by the government.

North Korea Puts Detainees Before The Media

Three Americans who have been held in North Korea against their will have been allowed to have a brief conversation with the media.

Shootings Ahead Of Annual New York Carnival

A suspect is in custody after a fatal shooting just hours before the start of one of the biggest carnival parades in the US.

Six Killed In Single Vehicle Crash In Dallas

Six people have been killed in a single vehicle crash after the driver lost control and smashed into a tree.

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