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Grenfell Tower: Fire door manufacturers told to address failings

Suppliers have to agree a plan of action after problems were found with doors from five brands. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Police name 'loving father' killed in Wearside industrial accident

The family of Brendan Eccles say they are "still coming to terms" with his death. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Henrietta, the kitten with two extra legs in Wallsend

There's now a fundraising campaign to pay for her surgery. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Life term for Michael Price Chester-le-Street murder

Christopher Hills and Paul Watson denied murder but were found guilty at Newcastle Crown Court. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Heroin arrest over Durham rugby player Sri Lanka deaths

Thomas Howard and Thomas Baty, from County Durham, died after visiting a nightclub in Sri Lanka. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Victoria Williams: Brighton sign former Sunderland defender

Women's Super League club Brighton & Hove Albion sign former Sunderland defender Victoria Williams on a free transfer. Source: BBC News Northumberland

House of Fraser offered cash injection by Mike Ashley

The Sports Direct tycoon already owns an 11% stake in the department store chain. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Luke O'Nien: Sunderland sign Wycombe midfielder on two-year deal

Sunderland sign midfielder Luke O'Nien from fellow League One side Wycombe for an undisclosed fee. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Endangered kittiwakes dying due to anti-bird netting

Netting used to stop nesting on buildings is harming Newcastle's kittiwake colony Source: BBC News Northumberland

Endangered birds' 'miserable deaths' in Newcastle netting

More than 8,000 people sign a petition to have netting removed to protect kittiwakes. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Are UK trains the 'envy' of Europe?

Northern Rail passengers have had huge disruption, but is the rest of Europe jealous of our railways? Source: BBC News Northumberland

PM asked to intervene over Northern 'chaos'

As many train services axed in June return, some passengers face more delays and cancellations. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Listed status bid for England's lost memorials

Hundreds of forgotten, secret and little-known shrines across England are nominated for listed status. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Reality TV and mental health: 'I wish I'd never gone on the show'

As Love Island ends, former reality TV stars say producers of hit shows need to offer more mental health support to contestants. Source: BBC News...

Jack Baldwin: Sunderland sign Peterborough United defender for undisclosed fee

Sunderland sign defender Jack Baldwin from Peterborough United on a two-year contract for an undisclosed fee. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Northumberland ballerina wins place at Bolshoi Academy

A teenager from Northumberland has been accepted at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Russia. Source: BBC News Northumberland