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Benefits cheat who was filmed playing for his local cricket team set to lose house so he can repay the cash

7:20pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Northern Echo:

A BENEFITS cheat who pocketed more than £24,000 in disability payments while opening the batting and keeping wicket for his local cricket team is likely to lose his home after being ordered to return a substantial chunk of his ill-gotten gains.

Tributes to Stockton-born Battle of Britain fighter pilot - who was one of the last of the Few

5:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Northern Echo: Len Davies as a pilot during the war

A SECOND World war fighter pilot – who was one of the last of the Few – has died.

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Sport

Poyet is willing to help Cats rebuild

7:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Northern Echo: THE GAME IS UP: Sunderland manager Gus Poyet contemplating life in the Championship

HAVING been suspended in acrimonious circumstances at Brighton, Gustavo Poyet knows exactly how it feels to lose his job.

Poyet will not quit Sunderland - but he will demand some major changes in end-of-season meeting with Short

7:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Northern Echo: BLACK CATS BOSS: Gus Poyet faces an uphill struggle to keep Sunderland in the Premiership next season

GUSTAVO POYET insists he will not walk out on Sunderland – but the Black Cats boss is set to deliver some damning home truths in a crucial end-of-season debrief with the club's owner, Ellis Short.

Vergini and Larsson return for Sunderland at Man City

7:09pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Northern Echo: Football Team Logo for Sunderland

SANTIAGO VERGINI and Seb Larsson return to Sunderland's starting line-up for this evening's Premier League game at Manchester City.

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Business

Hitachi deal means its full steam ahead for County Durham factory

1:33pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Northern Echo: Work continues on the Hitachi Rail Europe site

FUNDING has finally been secured to make new high-speed trains for the line linking the North-East with London and Scotland in a North-East factory. 

Mining jobs could move to Amsterdam

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Northern Echo: Cleveland Potash

A MINING company could move jobs to Amsterdam, The Northern Echo can reveal.

Work officially starts on £38m medical centre

5:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Northern Echo: Work takes place at the Centre for Process Innovation, at Wilton, near Redcar

WORK officially starts today (Wednesday, April 16) on a £38m North-East medical research plant.

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