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Football club press officer sparks fresh row with Facebook 'joke' about Northern League officials

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Northern Echo: Apology: Ricky Butler

A FOOTBALL club whose press officer labelled officials of an amateur league as morons has been charged with bringing the league into disrepute.

Who does Benefits Street benefit? Not us, say workers on a North-East street

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Northern Echo: Dixon Street, Stockton

As London-based TV producers patrolled a North-East road trying to persuade unemployed residents to take part in a new series of the controversial Benefits Street programme, Chris Webber talked to the street’s hard-working people.

Dog breeder denies causing suffering to animals

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Northern Echo: Darlington Magistrates Court GV

A COUNTY Durham dog breeder has denied causing unnecessary suffering to animals.

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Sport

Karanka feels strong finish will set Middlesbrough up for next season

7:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Northern Echo: Aitor Karanka at Vicarage Road today. Picture: Action Images

AITOR KARANKA claims Middlesbrough's strong finish to the current campaign will give them the best possible chance of succeeding next season – whether they make it to the play-offs or not.

Key duo ready to make Newcastle return

7:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Northern Echo: WANTED MAN: Loic Remy is on loan from QPR to Newcastle and Alan Pardew would love to keep him long-term

LOIC REMY and Mathieu Debuchy are finally expected to make their return from injury when Newcastle United entertain Swansea City on Saturday.

Never mind quitting - Poyet appears to be realising just what he will be facing if he stays

7:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

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

Gustavo Poyet sparked rumours that he had quit his position as Sunderland's head coach when he spoke of “something wrong in the football club” on Saturday. Chief Sports Writer Scott Wilson examines why the Uruguayan is being so explosively honest as his club hurtles towards the Championship ahead of tonight's game with Manchester City

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Business

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.

North-East wind farm is officially opened

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Northern Echo: The Teesside wind farm, off the coast of Redcar

A NORTH-EAST offshore wind farm will be officially opened today (Wednesday, April 16).

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