Firefighters took half an hour to reach Ann Bradshaw in home piled to the ceiling with hoarded items
North East England
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Monday 15 October 2012
A student who ended up stuck in a tree after falling 3,000ft (914m) when his canopy failed to open on his very first parachute jump was “very fortunate”, firefighters have said.
Friday 28 September 2012
Communities in flooded parts of the UK are counting the cost of the most intense September storm for 30 years as swollen river levels start to recede.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
A 1,300ft-long reclining woman which is the world's largest human form sculpted into the landscape is to open to the public next month.
Friday 03 August 2012
Hadrian's Wall is not an easy monument to interpret. Its very size suggests that its sole purpose was defence, but study of the archaeological remains leads to a more subtle view in which frontier control and the mobility of the Roman army in the whole of the frontier zone played a part.
Newcastle council worker charged with voyeurism and child pornography offences after allegedly hiding cameras in public places
Tuesday 31 July 2012
A council worker has been charged with voyeurism and making indecent images of children in offences alleged to involve hiding cameras in public places.
Monday 16 July 2012
The family of a teenager murdered after going missing a decade ago made an emotional plea today as police confirmed they had found her body.
Monday 02 July 2012
Saturday 30 June 2012
Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman will visit the North East of England today as home-owners, businesses and the insurance industry count the cost of a major clean-up operation after freak storms hit the country.
Wednesday 27 June 2012
Wage subsidies for firms taking on young workers are to be brought forward in areas with the highest levels of long-term youth unemployment.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
About 1,000 women have been called back to a North East surgery amid concerns that smear tests taken over the past 24 years were botched, health officials said today.
Sunday 20 May 2012
Savannah Marshall can dominate her sport for years to come after being crowned Great Britain's first women's boxing world champion here in China.
Tuesday 15 May 2012
An increasing number of England's beaches have won Blue Flag awards this year, bringing the country into the top 10 worldwide.
Monday 07 May 2012
Police have confirmed that a body found in a river is that of missing schoolboy Ian Bell.
Monday 30 April 2012
Police scouring a swollen river for a missing eight-year-old boy said hopes of finding him alive were "fading" as the operation stretched into a fourth day.
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