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Wearside marks Halloween

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It's a night for trick and treats.

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Jockey recovers after a fall at Sedgefield Race Course

The 46 year old was airlifted by the Great North Air Ambulance.

More home owners in Sunderland

It's as new figures are released including the Help to Buy Scheme.

Hitachi's County Durham rail vehicle factory marks key moment

A topping out ceremony is taking place later.

North East bikers keep the Great North Air Ambulance flying high

The County Durham Centurians has raised nearly 30 thousand pounds in funds.

UK Aid Programmes 'Not Tackling Corruption'

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The Government's foreign aid bosses have been told they must make "significant" improvements to their fight against corruption overseas.

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Labour Facing Election Wipe-Out In Scotland

Labour is set to lose almost all of its Scottish MPs in the next general election, a new poll has revealed, as the Scottish Labour deputy leader says he is quitting.

RBS Grows Profit But Sets Aside Further £780m

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has set aside a further £780m to cover the costs of conduct issues, including the PPI mis-selling scandal.

UK To Pay Off Part Of First World War Debt

The Government has announced it will pay off part of the UK's First World War debt - the first such payment for 67 years.

One Missing After Blaze At Fireworks Factory

One person remains missing after an explosion sparked a large blaze at a fireworks factory in Staffordshire.

Sunderland personal fitness trainer is cooking up a storm

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Katie Bulmer-Cooke is still in the competition to be Lord Sugar's next Apprentice.

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McKellen Given Freedom Award For Charity Work

Sir Ian McKellen has been awarded the freedom of the City of London in recognition of his work for gay rights.

Robbie Williams Reveals Name Of New Son

Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field have introduced their new son, named Charlton Valentine, to the world for the first time.

Polanski Free After US Sex Charges Questioning

Film director Roman Polanski has been allowed to walk free after being questioned by Polish prosecutors on a US arrest warrant for sex offences.

Ant And Dec Back As Brits Hosts After 14 Years

Organisers of the Brit Awards are hoping that bringing back TV favourites Ant and Dec will reverse a slump in ratings.

Could it be time for Gus Poyet to try out other strikers?

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Our Into the Light podcast debates who will feature up front against Crystal Palace amongst other things.

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Murray Qualifies For World Tour Finals

Andy Murray booked his place at the ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-3 6-3 victory over Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters.

Liverpool Boss: No Concerns Over Super Mario

Brendan Rodgers insists he has "no concern" over Mario Balotelli and dismissed suggestions the controversial Liverpool striker needs protection from provocation.

Celtic Winger Tonev Banned For Seven Matches

Celtic's on-loan Aston Villa winger Aleksandar Tonev has been banned for seven games for racially abusing an opponent.

F1 Driver Bianchi Remains 'Critical But Stable'

Jules Bianchi's family says the F1 driver remains in a "critical but stable" condition and that they have "no new information to give" following his accident at the Japanese Grand Prix.

Shares Soar As Japan Boosts Economic Stimulus

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Japan's Nikkei stock market climbed to a seven-year high after the country's central bank surprised investors by expanding stimulus to boost economic growth.

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Burkina Faso President Defies Violent 'Coup'

Burkina Faso's long-time leader has refused to step down despite violent unrest which saw anti-government protesters set the country's parliament building ablaze.

World Savings Day: Banking On Zambia

World Savings Day is a timely reminder that 2.5 billion people around the world have no access to formal financial services.

Clown Ban In French Town After Street Attacks

A town in southern France has banned people from dressing up as clowns after a spate of attacks in several parts of the country.

Ebola Crisis: Major DEC Appeal To Fight Outbreak

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is urging Britons to donate money to help those treating Ebola victims - the first time it has launched an appeal over a disease outbreak.

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