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Rapist lorry driver jailed for 21 years for abusing two young girls

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County Durham Coroner's Court

Hartlepool man found dead on beach after sickness benefits stopped

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English Martyrs Sixth Form student Vanessa Win battled through illness.

Star student Vanessa powered through mystery virus that put her in hospital for two weeks

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Eight arrests as police target gangs involved in a string of arson attacks in Hartlepool

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Tombstoning warning after youngsters caught jumping from Hartlepool pier

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Bungling Hartlepool thieves caught out by alert neighbours

Crime

Shock as man’s body found on Heugh Breakwater

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At least 13 people dead and more than 100 injured as van crashes on to pavement in Barcelona's famous Las Ramblas

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English Martyrs Sixth Form College students. Picture Dave Carless

Record A-level results at English Martyrs in Hartlepool

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Andy Capp exhibition at Hartlepool Museum

Hats off to Andy Capp: Cartoon layabout created by Hartlepool’s Reg Smythe turns 60

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A19 safety risked through ‘dangerous’ drivers on road despite penalty points

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Ryanair is calling for airports to limit the sale of alcohol to passengers

Airports asked to limit the amount of alcohol sold to passengers before flights

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Rail fares have increased twice as much as pay since 2010, according to new research ahead of news on how much prices will go up next year. Picture: PA.

Rail fares 'have risen twice as much as wages since 2010'

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Queuing traffic on the A19.

'The A19 is a death gauntlet' - hundreds back our campaign to improve road safety

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Tailbacks are a regular problem on the A19 following collisions.

Traffic cops issue vital driving advice to coincide with our Safe A19 campaign

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Rapist lorry driver jailed for 21 years for abusing two young girls

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Eight arrests as police target gangs involved in a string of arson attacks in Hartlepool

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The pair were dealt with at Teesside Crown Court.

Bungling Hartlepool thieves caught out by alert neighbours

Crime
The scene of today's incident in Barcelona.

At least 13 people dead and more than 100 injured as van crashes on to pavement in Barcelona's famous Las Ramblas

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Star student Vanessa powered through mystery virus that put her in hospital for two weeks

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English Martyrs Sixth Form College students. Picture Dave Carless

Record A-level results at English Martyrs in Hartlepool

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Delighted students at Byron Sixth Form College in Peterlee.

School's delight as a third of pupils score A* to B grades.

Education
A-Level results day at Durham High School for Girls

Top girls school celebrates 'outstanding' crop of A and A* grades

Education
Durham School students celebrate their results

Top North East independent school celebrates record-worthy results

Education

A19 safety risked through ‘dangerous’ drivers on road despite penalty points

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Peterlee Glass managing director Graeme Hawes with the Lloyds Baking Group team.

£2.8m move is completed for growing glass company

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The Tata Steel plant in Hartlepool.

MP’s pensions advice to Hartlepool Tata Steel workers

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Andy Radcliff, of the Esh Group.

Winning bid will see firm build much-needed home across North East

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Winning bid will see firm build much-needed home across North East

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Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen visits HMS Trincomalee.

Support for jewel in Hartlepool’s crown

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Tony Blair shows his footballing skills at the launch of the Coaches for Clubs campaign at Castle View Enterprise Academy in 2011.

Tony Blair's 'gift to the North East' closes down after a decade

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34% rise in crime sees increase in house burglaries and thefts from cars in Hartlepool

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A shop sign for Clarks in central London, as the footwear firm has sparked a sexism row after naming a girls' shoe range Dolly Babe and a boys' line Leader.

Clarks criticised for 'sexist' children's shoe lines

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Tombstoning warning after youngsters caught jumping from Hartlepool pier

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Eyes to the skies on Monday!

There will be a solar eclipse on Monday: what are your chances of seeing it?

Environment
Hartlepool lifeboat. Photo by Malcolm Cook.

Hartlepool lifeboat launched to stranded vessel

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Seal Sands Beach Clean operation.

Volunteers remove tons of rubbish from Hartlepool beaches

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Children skipping breakfast are harming their growth and development, finds nutrition study

Health
The report highlighted a north-south divide between access to certain treatments on the NHS.

Hartlepool patients are being well-served by NHS, says new report

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Experts predict that almost 190,000 new care home places will be needed in under two decades to accommodate soaring demand. Yui Mok/PA Wire

North East experts warn 190,000 new care home places needed by 2035

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Drug-resistant fungus strain infects more than 200 patients in UK hospitals

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Allergies such as hayfever can be a real pain.

Why allergies are a problem not to be sniffed at

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