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Nissan is to build the latest of its models at its Sunderland plant.

Nissan, the Japanese carmaker, is to halt production at its Sunderland plant for a fortnight in the face of falling demand.

The company will also shorten working days for three weeks during late October and November.

A spokesman for Nissan in the UK said: "We are confident that these measures we have announced are better matched to customer demand going forward.

Regeneration efforts in Northern cities such as Liverpool, Bradford and Sunderland have failed and many of their residents would do better to seek their fortunes in London and the South East, a leading Conservative-leaning think tank has said.

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