Leather-bound comfort, chilled drinks and even on-board washing machines: ITV News takes a tour on board the Team Sky bus.
Jack Watson jumped to raise money for a local dementia charity, in tribute to his wife Norma, who has the illness.
At 110 years old, Nazar Singh, from Sunderland, has nine children, 34 grandchildren and 63 great-grandchildren.
Three endangered tiger cubs have been born at Flamingo Land Resort in North Yorkshire.
Two female subs and one male were born on March 22nd to mum Surya and dad Bawa.
Recent estimates suggest there are only 400 Sumatran Tigers in the world and Flamingo Land say they are "extremely proud" of being part of a boost of a nearly 1% increase in world population numbers.
They have yet to be named, and will venturing outdoors for the first time today.
Scientists from the University of York are heading to local pubs this week to share their knowledge.
They hope to attract people to their talks who would not consider going to a lecture at the university. It is the first time the city has held the international Pint of Science Festival.
A beach built on the Newcastle Quayside has opened early because of the hot weather. These people were enjoying sun, sand and stotties on what cold turn out to be one of the hottest weekends of the year.
A mini beach created on the Newcastle Quayside has opened a week early because of the summer weather. The free attraction, called the Quayside Seaside, looks out onto the River Tyne.
It has deck-chairs, beach volleyball and buckets and spades.
Hundreds of North East children have been taking part in their own version of the Eurovision Song Contest. They sang songs in everything from Polish to Lithuanian.
The event in Durham was aimed at improving their language skills, as Derek Proud reports.
Children taking part in a Eurovision-style singing contest at the Gala Theatre in Durham have told ITV News Tyne Tees that they were "gobsmacked" by the audiences' reaction.
Children from Hotspur Primary school, Newcastle, demonstrate their Norwegian.
Hundreds of children from schools across the North East have been taking part in a Eurovision-style Song Contest.
The event, at the Gala Theatre in Durham, was aimed at improving their language skills.
Around 400 children from 27 schools are singing in languages from Lithuanian to Spanish, Polish to Norwegian.
A dog owner whose pet Rottweiler was sent a voting card is being investigated by police.
Russell Hoyle, from Norton, Teesside, is alleged to have provided false information to the electoral register after his pet Zeus was issued with a card.
Stockton Borough Council has informed Cleveland Police and the force confirmed an inquiry has begun.
Cleveland Police said it had received information from the council's Deomcratic Services department and an investigation had begun.
A dog owner whose Rottweiler was sent a voting card has been told his pet's details has been removed from the electoral roll.
Security guard Russell Hoyle's pet Zeus received his call to vote in the European elections earlier this month after a mix-up over who lived at the address.
A spokesperson for Stockton Council said:
– Stockton Council
“Though we appreciate that registering a dog to vote might seem amusing it is an offence to provide false information on an electoral registration form and we are obliged to refer cases like this to the police.
“It is the householders’ responsibility to make sure that all details provided on the form are accurate and they must also sign a declaration at the bottom of the form confirming that this is the case.”