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Sunderland fan wants charity cash for memorial to Newcastle fans killed in MH17 plane disaster
Flags, shirts, flowers and scarves are placed outside St James's Park, Newcastle in tribute to the Newcastle United fans Liam Sweeney and John Alder who died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over the skies of Ukraine.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Lucy on guest list for Prince's birthday bash
Dromore's Jolly Jesters was delighted when an unexpected invitation saw her baby daughter attend a London celebration marking the first birthday of His Royal Highness Prince George.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
A century ago today the Austro-Hungarian Empire declared war on...
Lloyd George and Churchill pictured together in 1910, four years before the conflict that the latter predicted would result in "catastrophe and collapse" One hundred years ago the course of European history swerved towards catastrophe when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia and the inferno remembered as World War I caught light.
Nottingham Evening Post
Kenny Burns: Change of name for City Ground would be fine by me
PEOPLE might not expect me to say this but I would have no problem if the name of the City Ground was changed.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Pals of John Alder start tribute book and fundraising in memory of NUFC superfan
Pals of flight MH17 victim John Alder have started a tribute book and fundraising in memory of the Newcastle United 'superfan'.
Pedestrian dies in van collision
Durham Police said the man was struck by a Ford Transit tipper van, on the B6313 in Chester-le-Street, at about 23:30 BST on Thursday.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Sunderland supporter who set up fund for Newcastle fans killed in...
SUNDERLAND supporter Gary Ferguson - who set up a fund in honour of two Newcastle fans killed on board Flight MH17 - has met with the brother of one of the victims.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Aerial images reveal WW1 'footprint'
Aerial photographs which show the impact of World War One on the UK landscape have been released as part of a project to mark the war's centenary.
Lancashire baby invited to help celebrate Prince George's first birthday
A LITTLE boy who shares his birthday with Prince George was one of just 12 children to be given a special coin to mark the day.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Floral tribute to Liam Sweeney and John Alder laid by Sunderland fans at St James' Park
Bodies are being brought to the Netherlands to be identified, as the families of John Alder and Liam Sweeney wait to get their loved ones home Newcastle United thrash Sydney FC in their opening tour match with Emmanuel Riviere opening his Magpies account with a debut strike The brother of a Newcastle United fan killed on flight MH17 has been left ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Things To Do In London: Tuesday 22 July 2014
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Woman bitten by police dog dies
Irene Collins, of North Ormesby, Teesside, was bitten several times about the body by the German shepherd as Cleveland Police searched for a male suspect near Penrith Road on Wednesday.
The Northern Echo
Fans hold minute's applause in memory of Newcastle fans killed in airline disaster
Ivan and Beverley Sweeney, uncle and aunt of Liam Sweeney, with their two sons Joe and Daniel at the floral tributes left by football fans at St James Park About 200 people gathered for the impromptu memorial at Newcastle United 's home St James's Park, where flowers, football shirts and scarves have been left in memory of John Alder, 63, and Liam ... (more)
Charity boosts cancer centre pledge
A North East charity has donated A 500,000 to help establish a new A 5.5m research centre for childhood cancer.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Prayers said for tragic Toon fans Liam Sweeney and John Alder
Tyneside churches open books of condolence for victims of Ukranian air atrocity including Newcastle fans Liam Sweeney and John Alder The Rev Glyn Evans of St Andrew's Church, on Newgate Street, Newcastle, lead his congregation in prayers for the fallen football fans.
UK weather: Get the sun tan lotion ready, another heatwave is on the way
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Sat Jul 19, 2014
Flood Warnings After Thunder And Lightning
Thomas Newman in Tingewick, Buckinghamshire, ran for cover as surprise hail hit on Saturday - and caught the moment on camera.
Why Remy Cabella Was Right to Join Newcastle United
But if his interview with Anthony Marshall on the Magpies' official website is anything to go by, the resentful noises coming out of the I have seen lots of photographs of the supporters and the black and white strip, but you cannot see the I wanted to join a great English club and that is why I have arrived here.
This Is Lancashire
Doomed Malaysia flight victim was former East Lancs-based journalist
A friend of Newcastle United fans John Alder and Liam Sweeney, who both lost their lives on flight MH17 looks at tributes left outside St James' Park Glenn Thomas, 49, worked in the town as a journalist at Granada's Blackburn office for two years in the mid-90s.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The getaway: The Cavendish Hotel, London
One of the things I loved most about my stay here was the approach walk through the elegant streets of St James.