Tyne and Wear

Shrove Tuesday football: 'No quarter asked nor given'

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - 8 hours 21 min ago
The centuries-old English tradition of Shrove Tuesday "football" matches is alive and kicking.
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Man arrested after body found in Sunderland fire rubble

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 19:45
The body has not been formally identified yet but police have informed the suspected next of kin.
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Challenge Cup draw: Toronto Wolfpack to face Huddesfield Giants

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 19:14
Toronto Wolfpack will face Huddersfield Giants in an all-Super League game in the fifth round of the Challenge Cup.
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World's most expensive sheepdog sells for £18k

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 18:04
Megan the border collie will leave her home in Northumberland to herd cattle in Oklahoma.
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Snow: Showers bring disruption to England and Scotland

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 16:27
Travel disruption, school closures and sledging in north-east England and the Scottish Borders.
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Atlantic rowers complete wooden boat crossing

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 12:50
Phil Pugh and Paul Hopkins, both from Tyneside, took 70 days to cross 3,000 miles of ocean.
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Trays set to shield Quayside drinkers from bird poo

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 10:48
Bosses behind Gateshead's shipping container complex say the trays would catch kittiwake droppings.
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North East snow: County Durham schools closed and roads chaos

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 10:03
Heavy snow causes the closure of dozens of schools across County Durham, with roads also badly hit.
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Dragonflies and damselflies bounce back after extreme weather

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 17:12
Insect counts are vital to monitor the health of wetlands, Durham Wildlife Trust says.
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Consett's Empire Theatre and cinema shuts for £500k revamp

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 16:33
The theatre and cinema will reopen in early September, the county council says.
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Vindolanda Fort: Eco excavation HQ costing £300K to open

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 15:11
The centre is being unveiled to mark the 50th birthday of the Vindolanda Trust.
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Sunderland v Bristol Rovers

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 10:42
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Sunderland and Bristol Rovers.
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Championship funding cuts: RFU chief confirms phased reduction for second-tier clubs

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 19:59
RFU chief executive Bill Sweeney confirms that the reduction in funding for Championship clubs will be phased over the next two seasons.
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Tommy Smith: Sunderland sign former Ipswich Town and Brentford defender until end of season

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 16:03
League One side Sunderland sign experienced defender Tommy Smith on a deal until the end of the season.
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Crystal Palace v Newcastle United

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 12:23
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Newcastle United.
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Farne Island puffin numbers 'stable' after storms killed hundreds

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 00:18
Hundreds of the threatened birds were killed during summer storms in 2019.
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Durham University's £7.5m donation will aid poorer students

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 19:44
Twenty people a year will benefit from new scholarships.
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Championship funding cuts could be phased in, says RFU chief executive Bill Sweeney

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 08:56
RFU chief executive Bill Sweeney is looking to phase in cuts to funding for Championship clubs over two seasons.
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A1(M) closure: Hydrogen leak shuts road in County Durham

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 08:31
There is an exclusion zone around the vehicle on the A1, with the recovery likely to take hours.
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Alabama rot: Seaham dog owner warns after vizsla Jessie dies

Tyne and Wear BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 00:04
Becky Hanson-Patterson says the death of two-year-old Jessie was "horrendous".
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