Northumberland marks the centenary of a suffragette's death
The family of a County Durham man who was killed by a careless driver say they want changes to the law.
The new South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck, has visited the House of Commons for the first time to take her seat.
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been visiting two companies in County Durham where almost 300 jobs have been created or safeguarded with money from the Regional Growth Fund.
He met young apprentices at CAV Aerospace in Consett and launched a Liberal Democrat campaign to create a million new jobs nationwide.
Mr Clegg said he wanted to see the number of companies offering apprenticeships doubling to 200,000.
The Deputy Prime Minister is announcing grants from the Government's Regional Growth Fund to help create and protect jobs in the North East.
This morning Nick Clegg visited CAV Aerospace near Durham, which manufactures aircraft components such as ice protection systems.
They are receiving £1.4 million which, with £8.2 million of its own investment, will generate 78 jobs and keep another 105.
The Deputy Prime Minister at CAV Aerospace in Consett where he is announcing two projects in the Durham area that are receiving Government funding and private investment.
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is visiting Durham and Newcastle.
The Lib Dem leader is announcing two regional growth fund projects at CAV Aerospace, before hosting a question and answer session at Siemens training centre in Byker.
£10 million and over 500 new jobs are on their way to the Tees Valley to help develop and promote the burgeoning digitial industry.
The European and Government money will be spent building new centres for start up companies.
Rachel Bullock's report contains flash photograpy.
Events will be held this weekend to mark the 100th anniversary of the funeral of Emily Wilding Davison.
The suffragette died in 1913, a few days after stepping onto the racecourse at Epsom. She was hit by the king's horse.
Emily's family was from Northumberland. Between 13th and 15th June, a series of centenary events will be held in and around Morpeth to remember a woman who fought for the vote.
On Saturday, a commemorative procession will take place between Morpeth railway station and St Mary's Church; the route of her funeral cortege.
Emily's relatives are travelling to Northumberland from around the world to take part.
A man from County Durham has said that he will never use the NHS non-emergency 111 number again.
Brian Sowerby called the 111 number after getting a serious lung infection - but says his condition worsened as he was kept on the phone for 45 minutes.
The helpline was first launched in County Durham and Darlington in 2010 before being rolled out across the North East in April.
Watch the full report from Frances Read below.
The UK Independence Party says its popularity is growing in the North East after unveiling three new council members in South Shields.
The former independent councillors were welcomed by the deputy leader of UKIP, Paul Nuttall.
It comes after the party finished second, after Labour, in the town's by-election last month.
Campaigners fighting to dual the A1 have put the argument that the current state of the road is damaging our business and taking lives to a government minister today.
There have been dozens of fatal accidents and many more serious injuries on the A1 in Northumberland over the last few years.
Businesses say they suffer financially and are not taken seriously internationally because the area lacks a dual carriageway.
You can watch the full report from Julie Harrison below.
Five hundred ambulance workers have joined picket lines across Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire for a 12 hour walk out.
Members of the Unite Union are taking action because they say the Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust are risking patient safety, by allowing new emergency care assistants to work with paramedics after only six weeks training.
Over the next five years the trust has to cut their budget by forty six million pounds. They say they'd like to reassure the public that the level of disruption will be minimal during industrial action.