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Severe disruption: A6112 Scottish Borders both ways

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A6112 Scottish Borders both ways severe disruption, between A698 High Street and B6470.

A6112 Scottish Borders - A6112 closed in both directions between the A698 High Street junction in Coldstream and the B6470 junction in Swinton, because of snow.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: A1(M) County Durham northbound

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A1(M) County Durham northbound severe disruption, at J63 for A167.

A1(M) County Durham - A1(M) lane closed on exit slip road northbound at J63, A167 (Chester-le-Street), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: A1 Tyne And Wear southbound

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A1 Tyne And Wear southbound severe disruption, near A167 Stamfordham Road.

A1 Tyne And Wear - One lane closed on A1 Western Bypass southbound in Newcastle Upon Tyne near Westerhope Turn Off, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: A19 Tyne And Wear southbound

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A19 Tyne And Wear southbound severe disruption, between A194 Leam Lane and A184 Newcastle Road.

A19 Tyne And Wear - One lane closed on A19 southbound in Boldon between Lindisfarne Roundabout and Testo's Roundabout, because of abandoned vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A19 County Durham northbound

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A19 County Durham northbound severe accident, between A689 and A179.

A19 County Durham - One lane closed and slow traffic on A19 northbound between the A689 junction in Wolviston and the A179 junction in Sheraton, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A692 County Durham both ways

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A692 County Durham both ways severe accident, between B6311 Flint Hill Bank and A693.

A692 County Durham - A692 Front Street in Dipton closed in both directions between the B6311 Flint Hill Bank junction and the A693 junction, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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Severe disruption: A66 Cumbria eastbound

BBC News Travel

A66 Cumbria eastbound severe disruption, between A6 Kemplay Bank and A1.

A66 Cumbria - A66 closed eastbound between Kemplay Bank Roundabout in Penrith and the A1(M) J55 junction in Middleton Tyas, because of snow.

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Liverpool v Newcastle (17:30 GMT)

Liverpool make two changes from the side that beat West Ham last time out as Jordan Henderson replaces James Milner and Dejan Lovren comes in for Joel Matip.

Liverpool XI
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Rafael Benitez makes three changes for Newcastle against his former club.

Jonjo Shelvey misses out with a knee injury, while Matt Ritchie and Ayoze Perez drop to the bench.

Mikel Merino, Jacob Murphy and Christian Atsu start in their place.

Newcastle XI
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Our live coverage across the day

Thank you for joining us for what has been another cold day.

Our updates have finished for the week but this page will be updated with any breaking news and travel during the night.

You can also stay up to date with BBC Tees, BBC Newcastle and Look North.

We'll be back from 08:00 on Monday, until then we leave you with this photo of Michael Robson in Sinderhop who has made it his mission to clear the road between Spartylea and Allendale.

His daughter Sarah sent it in, as many villages around the area have been cut off for days.

Michael ploughing
SARAH ROBSON

Weather: The risk of snow continues

BBC Weather

There's risk of further snow showers through this evening and overnight with limited clearer breaks.

It will become very cold once more with ice likely.

Remaining rather windy.

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Northumberland from the sky

Here's a look at Northumberland from up above.

Owen Humphreys has taken these pictures of famous landmarks covered in snow, including Northumberlandia and Alnwick Castle.

Northumberlandia
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Alnwick Castle
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Police message to Middlesbrough fans

Cleveland Police is warning football fans to stay safe if travelling to tonight's Middlesbrough FC match.

Boro play against Leeds at 19:45 and police want fans to "make sure [they] wear appropriate clothing and footwear" and take "extra care" while travelling.

Your Pictures: Thick snow in Medomsley

Twitter follower Chris Atkinson has sent us this picture of Medomsley, County Durham, where the snow still looks pretty heavy.

snow in Medomsley
CHRIS ATKINSON

Stadium of Light open to the homeless

Sunderland's Stadium of Light is opening it's doors to homeless people this weekend.

Staff are hoping to help vulnerable people who are currently out on the streets in bitterly cold and icy conditions.

There is a "special warm room" in the stadium with places to sleep, hot food and drinks and pets are also welcome.

Waves crashing over lighthouse

Today is definitely not a day for a stroll down the pier.

Giant waves are crashing over Souter Lighthouse in South Shields due to the extreme weather.

Souter Lighthouse in South Shields
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Teesdale B roads 'should not be used'

The B roads linking Teesdale and parts of Weardale to Cumbria are "impassible".

Police are warning that drivers are becoming stranded on these roads, which are being used due to the A66 being shut.

In a statement, Durham Constabulary said: "We are not exaggerating when we say these roads are extremely dangerous and should not be used."

Makeshift room set up in Alnwick

A leisure centre in Alnwick has set up a makeshift dormitory where about 30 people spent the night yesterday.

Willowburn leisure centre decided to set up the room due to the closure of the A1.

The "wonderful staff" have been praised by locals.

The dormitory
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There's snow hope

There's little "Hope" for travellers to get through this road near Barnard Castle today as thick snow continues to block paths.

Snow and Hope sign
AMANDA AINSLEY

Snow blocks train tracks

These pictures posted by Virgin Trains on Twitter show the dangerous conditions services between Newcastle and Edinburgh are currently facing.

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A1 still closed near Scottish Borders

Overhanging snow closes road

More detail on that road closure now - The A690 is closed westbound from the A19 down to Houghton-le-Spring, police have confirmed.

This is due to "dangerous overhanging snow", which Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service is currently assessing.

A diversion is in place towards the A183.

Severe disruption: A690 Tyne And Wear both ways

BBC News Travel

A690 Tyne And Wear both ways severe disruption, between A19 and A182 Hillside Way.

A690 Tyne And Wear - One lane closed on A690 Durham Road in both directions in Houghton-Le-Spring between Herrington Interchange and the A182 Hillside Way junction, because of snow.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Diversion on A690

Fellside Road 'passable with care'

Fellside Road in Whickham is now passable, police have confirmed.

They are warning road-users to approach "with care" towards the Woodmans Arms, as work is still ongoing to clear the top of the bank.

Police ask travellers to 'respect closures'

Coach carrying 43 people stranded in snow

A National Holidays coach carrying 43 passengers got stranded on the A1 near Berwick last night, the company has confirmed.

It was travelling between Edinburgh and Newcastle when it got caught in the snow for at least eight hours.

All passengers were put up in a community centre in Berwick.

The firm says they're all "fit and well and in good spirits".

The driver is with them and has been in constant contact with the company, it added.

Mountain rescue teams are still working hard to clear the snow:

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Durham County Council sends thank you message

Durham County Council has thanked its staff and emergency services on Twitter for "keeping County Durham safe in difficult conditions".

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One lane blocked on A1 at Berwick

One lane is completely blocked on the A1, south of Berwick.

Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team is assisting the situation.

Team on site
ANDY HUDDLESTON