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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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Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
Growing mussels: Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project

Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project