Cleveland Police have confirmed that the disbanding of the force's mounted section will continue as planned.
As sponsorship deals go, this one has been as controversial as they come. Kenny Toal looks at the Wonga story.
Around 90 staff at a major engineering company have been told their jobs could be going to Goa.
As part of the change, the terminal will undergo changes that will see the operational area smaller to make it more suited to customers on business flights.
New shops and business services will also be incorporated in the new layout.
Steve Gill, managing director of the airport, said: "We have taken these steps following a difficult period for the airport and a thorough review of the whole site and our current operations in order to give the airport a strong foundation to help safeguard the future of the aviation activity.
"The result is a strategic Master Plan which will be available for public consultation from mid November. This will show how we plan to reposition the airport to focus on the business and general aviation and will outline our plans for further developments.
"These will enable us to work towards expanding and diversifying our aviation and non-aviation activities across a broader base and grow back passenger services.
"This is envisaged to provide additional UK and global connections for the region’s business community who have a significant need to access international markets."
He added that recent investment in new hangar facilities and a development site demonstrates their long-term commitment to the airport and Teesside.
Durham Tees Valley airport have announced they are "moving away" from mainstream holiday charter programmes from summer 2014.
Tour operators affected are Thompson/First Choice and Balkan Holidays.
Flights to Schipol in Amsterdam, operated by KLM, and Aberdeen, operated by Eastern Airways, will not be affected.
Flybe flights operated on behalf of CITS to Jersey will also remain in place.
Anyone who has booked holiday flights to Palma, Ibiza or Bulgaria for 2014 flying from Durham Tees Valley Airport is advised to contact their tour operator or travel agent for advice.
Travel expert Simon Calder says once passengers have been to airports like Newcastle, Bradford and Manchester, it is difficult to lure them back.
Durham Tees Valley Airport is to make an announcement about its future later today. It follows yesterdays announcement that Thomson and First Choice had been told they wouldn't be able to operate flights from the airport next year.
Thomson and First Choice will no longer be running flights from Durham Tees Valley Airport. They have given the following advice to customers:
– Durham Tees Valley Airport
"We can confirm that there will be no flights to Palma and Ibiza operated by Thomson Holidays from Durham Tees Valley Airport for the summer 2014 season. For alternative flights to these destinations customers are asked to consult the Thomson website. Further information on the future business direction of the airport will be announced shortly."
Following the news that Thomson and First Choice will no longer provide flights from Tees Valley Airport, Thomson has released this statement:
"Following a business review of operations by Durham Tees Valley Airport, Thomson and First Choice have been notified that they will no longer be able to operate their flights from the airport.
"We have therefore suspended flights from Durham Tees Valley Airport for Summer 2014. We would like to reassure those customers who have already booked holidays departing from Durham Tees Valley that they will be offered an alternative choice of airport.
Our customers are our number one priority and we apologise for any inconvenience caused by this change that is beyond our control. "
Thomson and First Choice will no longer be able to operate flights from Durham Tees Valley Airport.
Labour's Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna used a visit to Nestle in York to set out how his party would help the North East economy, He said the current government's policies were "not delivering" for working people.
Dan Ashby reports.
A charity says it's staggered by the number of homeless people seeking its help in Harrogate in North Yorkshire.
It's dealt with 150 people seeking a roof over their heads as part of a new scheme in the past year, double the number it expected.
Chris Kiddey reports.
Residents of the historic island of Lindisfarne are to benefit from the building of a new village hall thanks to a £500,000 grant from the Big Lottery Fund.
The project is one of 20 across England to share £5,999,028 from the fund's Reaching Communities programme this month, and one of four schemes in the North East.
The island's original village hall was closed for safety reasons in 2005 and demolished in 2007.
David O'Connor, trustee of the Holy Island Village Hall, said: "We are understandably delighted and the funding will enable us to move forward with the rebuild [and] reinstate the village hall as the focal point of island community life."