Today is decision day for the Children's Heart Unit at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital.
The unit treats seriously ill children from across the country but it has been the subject of an NHS consultation, which will decide between its closure - or the closure of a unit in Leeds.
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The bodies of three lurcher/greyhound dogs have been discovered just off the A75, near Stranraer.
Temporary train services are running on the Lakes Line from today, after Northern closed the line over two weeks ago.
'Roxanna' needs a foster mare to look after her and give her milk, after her mother 'Bucks Fizz' died after giving birth.