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Queen offers 'deepest sympathy' to those affected by 'dreadful' Manchester terrorist attack

The Queen has offered her "deepest sympathy" to all those affected by the "dreadful" terrorist attack in Manchester, saying that the incident has "shocked" the nation.
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Man arrested after Manchester bomb attack leaves 22 dead, including children

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the bomb attack which killed 22 people, including children, and injured 59 more in Manchester.

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Northumbria Police took part in a day of action against rogue traders.

Day of action to tackle rogue traders

Northumbria Police has taken part in a national initiative that tackles bogus callers and rogue traders who target vulnerable people.

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Davey Hope

Drink-driver jailed for causing death of much-loved husband

In July 2016, Davey Hope, who was 43, had stopped his car at a collision on the A19 near to the Killingworth turn-off in North Tyneside and got out to see if he could help anyone.

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The scene of the fire in Whitley Bay this morning. Picture by David Sedgwick

Police treating Whitley Bay fire as suspicious; man arrested

Police have arrested a 56-year-old man in connection with last night's church fire in Whitley Bay as they continue to appeal for witnesses.

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Youngsters taking part in the safety session at Marine Park First School.

Police help Whitley Bay youngsters stay safe

Schoolchildren in Whitley Bay enjoyed a hands-on class safety session with Northumbria Police recently.

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Teesside Crown Court

North Shields woman sent to jail for her part in drugs conspiracy

A North Shields woman, who was part of a major drugs gang, has been jailed for more than two years.

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Dame Vera Baird.

Northumbria PCC reacts to rival pledges on policing

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird has responded to rival pledges on policing by the Conservatives and Labour.

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Steven Jamieson

Police appeal for help to trace high-risk missing man

Police are appealing for help from the public to trace a missing North Tyneside man.

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Jonathan Armstrong sentenced for manslaughter,

Man jailed for killing boyfriend in their Whitley Bay flat

A man has been sentenced to seven-and-a-half years for assaulting his boyfriend and leaving him with a fatal head injury.

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The National Crime Agency has issued a warning about heroin mixed with fentanyl and carfentanyl.

Warning to drug users over dangerous heroin mix

A deadly synthetic opioid recently detected in heroin supplies in the North East could be present in drugs around the UK, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has warned today.

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Police welcome tougher penalties for speeding

Changes introduced today which enable courts to issue tougher penalties for speeding motorists have been welcomed by Northumbria Police.

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Vera Baird

Apply for cash from community fund

Groups supporting their neighbourhoods and communities across the Northumbria Police area have again been invited to apply for money from the PCC’s Community Fund.

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Dean Bowe

Whitley Bay man guilty of killing partner

A Whitley Bay man has been found guilty of manslaughter after assaulting his boyfriend and leaving him for more than an hour before calling for help.

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Latest news from Northumbria Police.

Police investigate alleged rape of teenage girl

Police are appealing for information after an alleged rape in Newcastle.

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Police treating death of Whitley Bay man as murder

Police investigating the death of a man in Whitley Bay, whose name has now been released, have launched a murder investigation.

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Four arrested after Whitley Bay death

Four men have been arrested after a man was found dead in Whitley Bay.

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Gearing up for Operation Checkpoint.

Overnight operation targets countryside crime

Police officers were joined by more than 30 volunteers last night to take part in the latest major operation on rural crime.

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Police launch new Operation targeting active offenders

A new police operation has been launched to tackle active offenders.

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Northumbria Police launches campaign to protect cyclists

Northumbria Police is launching a new campaign to protect cyclists on our roads and put dangerous drivers before the court.

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