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Ammo found at planning row killer Albert Dryden's home

Relatives clearing Albert Dryden's home found the ammunition, which had to be removed by army experts. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Mourinho avoids Newcastle match swear rap

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho will not be punished by the FA after the club successfully contests a charge that he swore in Portuguese...

County Championship and One-Day Cup changes agreed for 2020 season

The County Championship will see three teams promoted and one relegated next year to create a 10-team top tier from 2020. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Sri Lanka v England: Joe Root scored century but Ben Stokes and Pathum Nissanka...

England captain Joe Root scores a century on the second and final day of England's warm-up match in Colombo. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Rural areas 'least socially mobile'

MPs say rural and coastal communities are held back by the "false perception of affluence". Source: BBC News Northumberland

Scientology North East HQ plans for former Windmill Hills site

The Church of Scientology purchased the Gateshead building in 2007, but it has lain empty since. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Airbnb rentals 'could hamper city centre homes plan'

Empty offices turned into homes may end up being rented out for profit, a councillor warns. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Washington Riding Centre pony days teach life skills

Washington Riding Centre holds pony care days to help children with various learning difficulties. Source: BBC News Northumberland

AFC Fylde v Gateshead

Live coverage of Tuesday's National League game between AFC Fylde and Gateshead. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Matthew Hedges: Academic on UAE spying charge bailed

Durham University PhD student Matthew Hedges is accused of spying while on a research trip. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Could dogs be able to detect malaria?

Half the world's population is at risk from malaria but new research shows dogs may be able to detect it. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Malaria: Sniffer dogs to help in fight to eradicate disease

The animals recognise tell-tale aromas using clothes from people infected with the disease. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Three Muslim women from Sunderland discuss the hijab

Three Muslim women in Sunderland discuss the hijab and the stigma attached to wearing it. Source: BBC News Northumberland

Great Exhibition of the North visitor numbers questioned

Did 75% of visitors to Newcastle and Gateshead engage with the 80-day Great Exhibition of the North? Source: BBC News Northumberland

Premiership Rugby Cup: Exeter fight back to draw 22-22 with Newcastle

Newcastle winger Zach Kibirige runs in a hat-trick but the Falcons surrender a 22-10 lead to draw in the Premiership Cup with Exeter. Source: BBC...

Wallsend man dies in hospital after crash in Dumfries

A woman and three children who were passengers in the car were not injured in the crash in Dumfries. Source: BBC News Northumberland