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Lincoln Durham, "Exodus of the Deemed Unrighteous" (Droog)

'Wide new inquiry' into youngest inmate death

A second inquest into the youngest person to die in a British penal institution in modern times will be a "wide-ranging inquiry" in how young people in custody are restrained, a coroner said today.

Walker swept to his death over waterfall

A walker was swept to his death over a 70ft waterfall after he tripped and slipped into the river while admiring the view, police said today.

County Championship round-up: Durham ready to play key title role

Seemingly destined for a battle for First Division survival only a week ago, Durham could instead become key players in the race for the Championship after consigning Lancashire to their first defeat of the season at Old Trafford.

A theatrical homecoming for Billy and friends

When Lee Hall took his musical out of the West End and into the North-east, he discovered some extraordinary talent

Baby given life-saving chill treatment after operation

A specialist nurse described today how a baby was deliberately chilled for four days in a life-saving treatment after he suffered complications following heart surgery.

Son sues his mother for father's attacks

A son is suing his mother over her alleged failure to protect him from his father's beatings.

Artwork deaths 'accidental'

Two women who were killed when an inflatable artwork broke free and blew into the air suffered accidental deaths, an inquest jury ruled yesterday.

Inflatable artwork deaths an accident, inquest rules

Two women who were killed when an inflatable artwork broke free and flipped into the air suffered accidental deaths, an inquest jury ruled today.

Teenage racist convicted of terror charges

A teenage white supremacist was convicted today of three counts of possessing terror documents.

Inflatable artwork tragedy inquest opens

The families of two women killed when an inflatable artwork was lifted into the air by a gust of wind before crashing to the ground were today hoping that almost four years of questions will soon be answered.

'White supremacist plotted terror acts'

A teenage white supremacist was behind a neo-Nazi group that wanted to overthrow the Government, a court heard today.

Stay the night: Rockliffe Hall, County Durham

A historic mansion is the setting for the north-east's newest golf and spa resort. Jo Fernandez reports

Paedophile babysitter raped girl, five

A paedophile was able to rape a five-year-old girl he was babysitting because agencies failed to tell her mother he was a convicted sex offender.

Coroner to give verdict on patient deaths

A coroner will give his verdicts today following inquests into the deaths of three patients of a family GP.

1,600 jobs to go as Teesside Cast Products Plant is mothballed

A major steel plant which was handed a temporary reprieve will now close at the end of the week with the loss of 1,600 jobs.

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