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Two taken to hospital and one arrested as police deal with FOUR accidents on the A19

Two people have been taken to hospital and one man arrested after a series of accidents on the A19 this morning.
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Ryanair

Ryanair pilots reject £12,000 bonus offers to help ease cancellation crisis - and instead ask for better contracts

Ryanair bosses go head to head with shareholders today to address a crisis over pilot shortages and warnings that crews are rejecting cash bonuses to commit to the airline.

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The 'severed hand' found on the A19. Credit: Cleveland & Durham RPU.

A19 lane closure after 'severed hand' found in central reservation

Police were forced to close part of the A19 after a 'severed hand' was found in the central reservation.

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Have you been affected by Ryanair's cancellations?

Ryanair passengers 'told to pay twice for extras when re-booking'

Some Ryanair passengers who re-booked flights after the airline announced mass cancellations have reported having to pay again if they had chosen to pick seats or take hold luggage.

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Virgin Trains East Coast

Virgin Trains East Coast to auction empty first class seats to standard class passengers

Rail passengers unhappy at the prospect of a journey in standard class on trains serving the North East can now bid for an upgrade.

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Northern passengers are facing more disruption next month.

More rail strike misery for North-East train passengers

Rail users in the region face further delays following confirmation of the latest in a series of strikes over safety fears.
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Coun Joyce McCarty at the scheme's launch.

Discounted bus travel boost for North-East teenagers

More teenagers can get access to discounted bus fares after a new agreement was reached between bus companies and local authorities.
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Ryanair has announced it will cancel up to 50 flights daily for the next six weeks in a bid to improve punctuality

Ryanair to cancel up to 50 flights daily to improve punctuality

Budget airline Ryanair has announced it will cancel up to 50 flights daily for the next six weeks in a bid to improve punctuality.

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It is hoped an inquiry would look at how the A19 can be made safer.

MP vows to overcome road blocks in campaign for safer A19

The MP leading the fight for A19 safety improvements has said he will not give up until the Government relents and takes up his call for improvements.

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The scene of a crash on the A19 near Seaham last month, which involved six vehicles.

A19 ‘not dangerous enough’ to receive road safety funding, say transport chiefs

Funding to make the A19 safer will not be allocated by the Government - because it is not dangerous enough.

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A drone near an aircraft.

Police remind drone pilots of rules after airport concerns

Drone pilots are being reminded of the laws and restrictions surrounding their hobby.

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Smoke appeared in the cockpit of an easyJet flight due to an electrical fault which was known to the aircraft manufacturer, an investigation has found. Picture by Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Smoke in cockpit due to 'electrical fault' led to emergency landing at North East airport, investigation reveals

Smoke appeared in the cockpit of an easyJet flight due to an electrical fault which was known to the aircraft manufacturer, an investigation has found.
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Stock picture of the A19

Delays and lane closures on A19 as Storm Aileen makes roads hazardous

Drivers had a tricky ride into work early this morning as Storm Aileen makes conditions treacherous, but overall the North East escaped the worst.
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A cycling charity is calling for a campaign to spread the word about the dangers of 'car dooring'. Pic: PA.

Cycling charity calls for campaign to warn of 'car dooring' dangers

Awareness about the dangers of hitting cyclists with car doors must be raised, a charity has warned.

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What's your biggest commuter pet peeve?

The 12 types of commuters we all hate

Commuting is sometimes a necessary evil - but it's definitely not always easy.

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The Jet2 flight made an emergency landing today.

Packed Jet2 flight heading for East Midlands Airport lands safely after declaring emergency

A packed Jet2 holiday flight bound for East Midlands Airport has landed safely after declaring an emergency.
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Queues on the A19 following an accident.

MP’s Early Day Motion calls for action on A19

A North East MP is stepping up the pressure on the Government as part of the drive to improve safety on the A19.

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The incident took place on the northbound section of the A19. Image by Google Maps.

Severe delays after three-vehicle collision on A19

Motorists faced severe rush-hour delays after an accident on the A19 this morning.
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Hyperloop

North East to London in 30 minutes by Hyperloop? The new transport proposal that is straight out of science fiction

It sounds like something out of science fiction - but it's a closer possibility than you think.
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Northern is running a reduced rail service on Friday and Monday.

Train passengers battle reduced services as industrial action hits North East again

Travellers are battling reduced rail services today in the latest round of industrial action over driver-only trains.
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