- Updates on Monday 14 August 2017
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Cloud and outbreaks of rain will gradually clear eastwards overnight, to become clearer by dawn with a few showers following from the west.
This is what Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez had to say after yesterday's match against Tottenham:
Police have appealed for help to track down a young man who went missing earlier today.Copyright: SUNDERLAND ECHO
A man caused significant delays to Tyne and wear Metro services after trespassing on the tracks.
He went on to the line at Monkseaton Metro Station at about 11:00 on 29 July.
These CCTV images have now been released:Copyright: NORTHUMBRIA POLICE
After being diagnosed with rare bone cancer and losing his leg, Matt is determine to take part in the Great North Run.
A 42-year-old man has been hit by a blue Ford Transit van in Hartlepool.
It happened at about 20:00 on Friday 11 August as the man walked along Wynyard Road near to the Owton Manor Social Club.
He was treated for minor injuries but the van driver did not stop at the scene.Copyright: Google
The team won 3-1 against Norwich City.
An army veteran has created a display with more than 19,000 poppies to mark Remembrance Day.
Knitters from across the world have donated their stitched poppies to help Andy Denholm achieve his goal and remember those who served in World War One.
The installation will cover the entire front section of the Church Hall in West Cornforth, County Durham.Copyright: THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
Andy said: “To reach 19,240 poppies is just amazing because it represents the number of British soldiers killed on 1 July 1916 during the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
"We set ourselves a project to instil some community spirit and it has spread across County Durham and even as far afield as ex-pats in Australia and Canada, people just want to be part of it."
A 53-year-old man was robbed by two men armed with knives in Newcastle.
The suspects threatened the man and stole his cash, necklace and watch outside the Halifax in Gosforth High Street on 4 August.
The victim was shaken by the incident but unharmed.
The offenders are believed to be in their early 20s or late teens.
One of them was 5ft 10in and wore a black hoodie with goggles attached to the hood, gloves and spoke with a local accent.
The second male was white European and wore a Burberry scarf over his face.Copyright: Google
A senior Cleveland Police officer says that Sheffield United fans were to blame for violence that broke out after Saturday's game against Middlesbrough at the Riverside, which injured children as young as 10.
Assistant Chief Constable of Cleveland Police, Jason Harwin, was on duty at the Riverside and says the violence involving over 200 people was some of the worst he's seen in his 25-year career.
Six people have so far been arrested and one officer was taken to hospital.
Richard Ball, 47, from Sheffield will appear at Teesside Magistrates Court on 8 September, after being charged with a public order offence.
A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a class A drug and was released with no further police action.
Two men, aged 20 and 58, were cautioned for pitch invasion and two men, aged 35 and 52, were arrested on suspicion of affray and were released under investigation.
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It's back to work for these two Cleveland Police pups.
Look how excited they look to be back in action:
An 18-year-old man has died in a collision in Gateshead.
The crash happened on Birkland Lane, Kibblesworth, yesterday.
Two 17-year-old boys, a 45-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman were left seriously injured.
Police are appealing for witnesses.Copyright: Google
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