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LEGAL ACTION: Richard and Ann Thurlow, of Bowburn, who are taking legal action over their Bulgarian holiday

Diarrhoea, vomiting and stomach cramps: Bowburn couple's holiday 'nightmare'

MEDIA PARTNERS: Durham Cathedral are now media partners with Premier Christian Radio. Pictured are Dean of Durham, Michael Sadgrove and Premier Christian Radio director, Sylvia Walters. Picture: TOM BANKS (33591364)

Good news for Christian radio station as cathedral deal is agreed

WALK: Chester-le-Street based National Citizens Service take part in a sponsored walk in Durham City to raise money for a homlessness charity. Picture: TOM BANKS (33593254)

Teenagers take to streets with belongings to raise awareness about homelessness

BOMB PLOT: Tanvir Hussain

Liquid bomb plot terrorist Tanvir Hussain wins legal challenge over segregation at Durham prison

BLOOMING: Tulips at the Botanic Garden, Durham City.

Judges to visit city and assess Britain In Bloom bid

JOY: Ten-year-old Jasmine Ather, who will get a life-changing tricycle after an anonymous £800 donation. Picture: TOM BANKS

£800 - anonymous donor's gift means disabled Jasmine will get her trike

LOST AND FOUND: Durham County Council worker Graham Bradley pictured at work in Durham City

A clean sweep: eagle-eyed Graham returns 8 lost phones in 5 weeks

BOUNCE: Olympian Kat Driscoll and members of Apollo gymnastics team celebrate the opening of Infinite Air trampolining and free running centre, Durham. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Explore trampoline centre that makes an Olympian jealous

OPEN: (l-r) MP for City of Durham Roberta Blackman-Woods, Prince Bishops Homes Chief Executive Keith Tallintire and Prince Bishops Homes Chairman John Swanson, outside the new Sleetburn Court development in New Brancepeth

MP opens new village housing development

RELAY: Elvet Striders running club members complete a 300-mile charity relay to celebrate club’s 30th anniversary in Durham. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Taking it all in their stride: runners raise £800 with anniversary relay

EISTEDDFOD: Dancers from Jane Robson Dance & Theatre School entertain people at the Shotley Bridge Eisteddfod picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Arts festival could become annual event

Stephen Potts arriving at court at an earlier hearing Picture: PA Photo Owen Humphreys

Dog breeder gets two weeks to prove American bulldogs are not dangerous

Bearpark biker seriously hurt after colliding with car driven by Bishop Auckland woman in Durham

Bearpark biker seriously hurt after colliding with car driven by Bishop Auckland woman in Durham

DEVELOPMENT: The former Cheveley House care home in Belmont, Durham. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Care home facing the bulldozer

APPEAL: Durham Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash

Bearpark biker seriously hurt in Durham smash with car driven by Bishop Auckland woman

Sport

BRIGHT SPOT: Jeremain Lens (right) made his first Sunderland appearance in the 2-0 defeat at Doncaster

Doncaster Rovers 2 Sunderland 0: Lens sparkles on debut but Black Cats crash to friendly defeat

Chances: Aleksandar Mitrovic had opportunities to score. Picture: Lynee Cameron/PA Wire

Mitrovic outing unable to prevent Magpies defeat at York

POPULAR: Julio Arca was a fans' favourite during his time with Sunderland - and would like to manage the club in the future

Arca outlines Sunderland managerial ambitions after taking on Wearside coaching role

Mitrovic set for Magpies debut

Mitrovic set for Magpies debut

FIRST START: Jeremain Lens is in Sunderland's starting line-up for tonight's game at Doncaster

TEAM NEWS: Lens makes first Sunderland start at Doncaster

John Hastings of Durham Jets celebrates bowling Tom Poynton out during the NatWest T20 Blast Northern Division match between Derbyshire Falcons and Durham Jets at the 3aaa County Ground on Friday 5th June 2015 
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Durham set their targets in cup defence

POSITIVE IMPACT: Georginio Wijnaldum, pictured after scoring in Sunday's 2-2 draw with Sheffield United, feels he is at his best in a central attacking-midfield role

Wijnaldum wants to remain in crucial 'number ten' role

DEVILMENT: Newcastle United's Aleksandar Mitrovic during the pre-season friendly match at York City on Wednesday. Picture: LYNNE CAMERON

Mitrovic can do damage, believes Newcastle boss

SENT TO COVENTRY: Adam Armstrong

Newcastle youngster completes move to Coventry

SENIOR AMBITIONS: Tom Beadling

Sunderland youngster determined to make senior breakthrough this season

IN DEMAND: Newcastle want to sign Charlie Austin - but Steve McClaren wants to see Aleksandar Mitrovic and Chancel Mbemba in action before sanctioning any more deals

Newcastle continue to pursue Austin - but McClaren is in no rush to complete further deals

OPEN DAY: Newcastle will host an open training session at St James' Park

Newcastle to host open training session next week

TOUCHING DISTANCE: Robbie Elliott, while under Kevin Keegan's managership at Newcastle United

When Newcastle were in 'Touching Distance' of greatness

STAYING: Durham's John Hastings. Picture: HARRY TRUMP/JMP

Instrumental Hastings to stay with Durham

National Sport

England's James Anderson was focused after a poor showing at Lord's

Anderson was spurred on by Lord's

Angel Di Maria had a disappointing first year at Old Trafford and could now leave

Di Maria 'close' to PSG move

Greg Dyke, pictured, has welcomed Michel Platini's decision to run for the FIFA presidency

Dyke understands FIFA challenge

Record-breaker James Anderson still sees room for self-improvement

Anderson eyeing Ashes improvement

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