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24 October 2014 Last updated at 18:26

Razor-attack barber spared jailPolice van outside Jack's in Newcastle

A barber who slashed a man's neck with a cut-throat razor as they fought outside his shop is spared jail.


Passengers were evacuated on to the trackside areaMetro blaze sees train evacuated

Commuters are evacuated from a Metro train after a fire broke out on board one of the carriages.

Avengers Number fourComics sell for thousands at auction

A copy of the first ever Avengers comic which was published 51 years ago sells for £1,100 at an auction in Newcastle.

Richard Moss Article written by Richard Moss Richard Moss Political editor, North East & Cumbria

Push on for city powers - but what about the voters?

England's big cities look likely to get more powers - but how much influence will their voters get?

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Chris Jackson Article written by Chris Jackson Chris Jackson Presenter, Inside Out, North East & Cumbria

Inside Out returns with an investigation into e-cigarettes

How safe are e-cigarettes? A new series of Inside Out investigates just what is contained in them.

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