X Factor style auditions for buskers have been cancelled following a planned protest by local musicians.Read the full story ›
Welcome to Yorkshire has submitted a bid to host the UCI Road World Championships in 2019.Read the full story ›
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn could not name famous ITV presenting duo Ant and Dec during a live programme today.Read the full story ›
Thousands of music lovers from across the UK will head to the North East this week for a one off concert, billed as a 'rave for grown-ups'.Read the full story ›
A Durham University student is among those bidding to win this year's Great British Bake Off.
Michael says his Cypriot heritage is evident in his baking, as he loves to make Greek pastries with his grandmother.
The 20-year-old, who is from London, is currently studying politics and economics in Durham.
Twelve amateur bakers will be hoping to succeed Nadiya Hussain as champion when the show returns on August 24.
Simon Donald, creator of the satirical comic Viz is to host a special bus tour visiting areas which have been significant in its history.Read the full story ›
It's National Mackem Day! You've been in touch to tell us how you are showing your local pride.Read the full story ›
The 26-year-old artist has vowed to keep making music and said he considers himself "one of the lucky ones".Read the full story ›
Ofcom has got more than 100 complaints over "bullying" Geordie Shore star Marnie Simpson's actions.Read the full story ›
The Sunderland Airshow is this weekend with over a million people expected to head to the east coast for the aerobatic displays
Ross went to the Skydive Academy near Peterlee to get a sneak peek - but ended up getting a bit more involved than he intended...
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