The employment rate has reached record levels - but wages are increasing below inflation, leaving many households struggling.Read the full story ›
Paul Brand and guests discuss Brexit talks, leadership chatter - and religion in politics.Read the full story ›
On Around The House at 10.45pm, Berwick Conservative MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan says it's time for a "big discussion" about the pressures politicians face over their religious views.
It follows Conservative Jacob Rees-Mogg's comments on his opposition to gay marriage and abortion, even in cases of rape or incest.
Paul Brand also talks to the former Lib Dem leader Tim Farron in the programme about the questions that overshadowed his election campaign, on whether he considers gay sex a sin.
Anne-Marie Trevelyan says we should talk more openly about how politicians can balance their faith with the scrutiny of public life.
Thousands of nurses will protest later over the pay cap - but it is thought Theresa May may lift it later this year.Read the full story ›
Severe disruption is expected on the rail network as workers stage their second one-day walkout in four days as part of a safety dispute.Read the full story ›
Redcar MP Anna Turley has criticised a new London-based government post on the SSI site regeneration, calling it ‘sick joke’.Read the full story ›
Social media firms could face fines of up to £17 million under new laws aimed at guaranteeing people the "right to be forgotten" online.Read the full story ›
As figures show costs differ widely for families across the UK, are Labour right to say the government has failed working families?Read the full story ›
The recently elected MP for Stockton South says he will continue working as a GP, where time allows.
Labour's Dr Paul Williams clinched the seat in last month's General Election from the former Conservative Minister, James Wharton, in what was seen by many as a shock result.
Dr Williams is a guest on this month's edition of Around The House. He told Helen Ford that while he will throw himself into political life, shifts as a GP will allow him to keep his ear to the ground.
You can watch Around The House at 10:45pm tonight (13th July) on ITV Tyne Tees.
Hexham MP Guy Opperman has defended comments suggesting women over 60 hit by changes to the state pension could take up apprenticeships.Read the full story ›