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Watch: Inventor Colin Furze Reveals Hoverbike

An amateur inventor has responded to the wishes of his millions of YouTube followers and built a hoverbike that actually flies.

Bird Strike Leaves Large Dent In Plane

Bird Strike Leaves Large Dent In Plane

An American Airlines flight had to return to a Seattle airport after it was hit by a bird on takeoff, leaving a large dent in the plane's nose.

Mother Gives Birth On Hard Shoulder Of M42

Mother Gives Birth On Hard Shoulder Of M42

Traffic on a busy motorway can be frustrating at the best of times - but it proved particularly stressful for one mother who went into labour.

New construction course for North East

A new course has been developed that could help bridge the gap in the construction industry in the North East.

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Countdown is on to star appearance in Sunderland

Later this week we'll get to hear the sound of one of the worlds most popular opera stars. On Friday Katherine Jenkins will be performing at Herrington Country Park as part of the Northern Sessions.

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Play in memory of local hero

The city and people of Sunderland are being celebrated in a one-night only event backed by the Cultural Spring. "A Great Night Out" is an event produced by well-known theatre company Wild Works and will take place tonight at The Point.

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More of us on Wearside want green fingers

Growing your own fruit and veg could save you a grand a year as 41 per cent of people here in Sunderland reveal they'd like to grow their own produce.

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Weather puts an end to Wearside steam event

A three-day event involving steam engines that was due to take place over the bank holiday weekend on Wearside has been cancelled.

Adams Criticised For Using 'N-Word' In Tweet

Just days before an election in Northern Ireland, Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams has been criticised for using the N-word in a tweet.

Families In The Dark Over 'No CPR' Order

Families In The Dark Over 'No CPR' Order

Tens of thousands of families have been left in the dark when hospitals have imposed "do not resuscitate" orders on their loved ones, according to a study.

Leicester Boss In The Air During Title Decider

Leicester Boss In The Air During Title Decider

Leicester will be crowned champions if Tottenham fail to beat Chelsea tonight - but Claudio Ranieri has told Sky that he won't be watching.

Labour Frontbenchers May Quit Over Row

Labour Frontbenchers May Quit Over Row

Labour frontbenchers are threatening to resign within weeks over Jeremy Corbyn's handling of the party's anti-Semitism row, according to reports.

TOWIE Star's Sister Hands Back Marathon Medal

The sister of The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE) star James "Arg" Argent is to return her London Marathon finisher's medal after allegations of cheating.

Chef: Prince Had Stomach Pains Before Death

Chef: Prince Had Stomach Pains Before Death

Prince's personal chef has said that the singer spent his final months battling sore throats and stomach pains for "weeks at a time".

Sian Blake Partner Admits Killing Her And Sons

Sian Blake Partner Admits Killing Her And Sons

The partner of former EastEnders actress Sian Blake has admitted killing her and their two children, his lawyer has said.

U2's The Edge Rocks The Sistine Chapel

U2's The Edge Rocks The Sistine Chapel

The Edge has performed four songs in the Sistine Chapel to raise awareness for cancer prevention, becoming the first contemporary artist to play at the venue.

Prince Death Investigated As Possible Overdose

Prince Death Investigated As Possible Overdose

Detectives are looking into whether Prince was being prescribed drugs by a doctor in the weeks before his death - and whether the star died of an overdose.

New Deal Crucial For Players, Says Pochettino

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino has said it was essential for him to commit his future to the club in order to help attract new players this summer.

Wenger Won't Match Ferguson's 26-Year Reign

Wenger Won't Match Ferguson's 26-Year Reign

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said he will not be trying to match the 26 years Sir Alex Ferguson had with Manchester United.

Liverpool Boss Takes Blame For Sturridge

Liverpool Boss Takes Blame For Sturridge

Jurgen Klopp has taken the blame after Daniel Sturridge failed to acknowledge Liverpool fans following a 3-1 defeat at Swansea at the Liberty Stadium.

Rosberg Gets First Formula One Grand Slam

Rosberg Gets First Formula One Grand Slam

Nico Rosberg has completed the first "grand slam" of his Formula One career after taking pole, victory and the fastest lap in the Russian Grand Prix.

Leicester Boss In The Air During Title Decider

Leicester Boss In The Air During Title Decider

Leicester will be crowned champions if Tottenham fail to beat Chelsea tonight - but Claudio Ranieri has told Sky that he won't be watching.

Georgia Poised To Allow Students To Carry Guns

America has a grim roll call of mass shootings in its academic institutions - and with every massacre, comes a soul-searching debate about how to prevent it happening again.

First US Cruise Ship Sails To Cuba Since 1978

First US Cruise Ship Sails To Cuba Since 1978

Passengers have set sail from Miami on the first cruise in decades to head for the communist island nation of Cuba.

Anti-Trump Focus For Many US May Day Marches

Anti-Trump Focus For Many US May Day Marches

Thousands of people have marched through US streets in May Day rallies, many backing immigrant and workers' rights and criticising what they see as anti-immigrant rhetoric from presidential hopeful Donald Trump.

CIA Criticised For Live Tweeting Bin Laden Raid

CIA Criticised For Live Tweeting Bin Laden Raid

America's spy agency, the CIA, has tweeted the events of the Osama bin Laden raid in real time - five years to the day that the al Qaeda leader was killed.

Chemical Leak After Freight Train Derails

Chemical Leak After Freight Train Derails

A freight train has derailed in Washington DC, spilling hazardous liquids near a rail station.

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