A team of prosecutors investigating the downing of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine in 2014 is due to release new findings today.Read the full story ›
Sadiq Khan will praise Labour leaders and elected mayors in power in cities like Newcastle.Read the full story ›
Policy North, an independent think thank based in the North East, has described a revised devolution deal north of the Tyne as great news for the region.
We have been extremely pleased to see this new devolution deal taking shape which will help ensure the North East finally gets the powers and investment it deserves.
The old model of running the North East from London simply no longer works. It will take brave leadership to forge this new deal but it is the only way to stop our region being left behind.
This is good news for jobs and investment in Northumberland, North Tyneside and Newcastle."
Newcastle City Council leader tells ITV News Tyne Tees that the city can settle "several dozen" child refugees from Calais' migrant camp.Read the full story ›
ITV News Tyne Tees has learned that 3 councils in the North East will do their own devolution deal with Westminster.Read the full story ›
Controversy over fracking has been reignited after a surprise announcement that a future Labour government would ban it.Read the full story ›
Labour MPs from the North East insist they won't be driven out of the party following Jeremy Corbyn's re-election as leader.
Redcar MP Anna Turley and Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland's Tom Blekinsop say they will not split or quit.
Both have been critics of Mr Corbyn, who has refused to rule out de-selection for some Labour MPs at the annual party conference.
Anna Turley says talking about de-selection is "nonsense".
Mr Corbyn beat Owen Smith in a landslide victory and immediately called for those MPs who had tried to overthrow him to now back him.Read the full story ›
David Miliband has said Labour is "unelectable" and has not been further from power since the 1930s in a stinging attack on Jeremy Corbyn.Read the full story ›
What does it take to quit a political party and form another one, and could it really happen? We speak to Lord Rodgers to find out.Read the full story ›