Marc Carter put out an internet plea after his 13-year-old son Ben wore his other cup out - and refused to drink from anything else.Read the full story ›
A North East athlete has taken on an ambitious challenge to inspire others to get active. Lea Stephenson, a fitness instructor from Hexham, made a video of himself racing a Tyne and Wear Metro train, getting off at one stop and then racing it to the next one.
The challenge for Lea, who's a 400 metres runner for Tynedale Harriers, was to get back on the train before it left the next station which was 715 metres away. And he made it with time to spare completing the challenge in 2 minutes 10 seconds. Watch highlights of his run here.
The word has been in existence for over two decades, but its rise has coincided with "political and social discourse".Read the full story ›
You know those times when you just can't get that annoyingly catchy song out of your head, it's because you've fallen victim to an earworm.Read the full story ›
A host of Bonfire Night events are taking place across the regionRead the full story ›
On the scariest day of the year, you've been sending your spooky snaps! Have a look at these costumes!Read the full story ›
The White Swan in Dinnington has been awarded gold by the Northumbria in Bloom committee.Read the full story ›
Over 15 years The Alnwick Garden has become one of the region's top tourist attractions welcoming five million paying customers.Read the full story ›
Newcastle's famous footballers were back on Tyneside for a special match, 20 years since the the famous 5-0 win against Manchester United.Read the full story ›
Willi Kaczan, the most decorated Polish pilot of WW2, stayed in Britain after the war and moved to TynesideRead the full story ›