Scientists at Newcastle University have developed a technique that could eliminate genetic disease. Opponents say it's unethical
A new wind turbine planned for Callaly in Northumberland would open the floodgates for more, say opponents of the scheme.
A new competition called TeenTech is trying to encourage schoolchildren to get more interested in careers in technology.
Newcastle University has developed a range of blast-resistant trains to reduce the deadly impact of terror attacks on public transport. Experts studied the devastation caused in the Madrid and London bombings to come up with designs, which reduce debris and contain expolosive shock waves.
A team of rail engineers at Newcastle University has devised cheap and simple ways of reducing the deadly impact of terror attacks on trains and metros.
The engineers studied the devastation caused by similar bombings like the Madrid and London 7/7 bombings.
They have developed a range of blast-resistant designs, looking particularly at reducing debris and containing explosive shock waves.
The first turbine that will be part of Teesside's first offshore windfarm has been loaded onto a ship in Hartlepool. It will be taken across to Redcar to be built in the next few days. When complete, the windfarm will provide enough power for 40,000 homes.
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander MP is discussing developing superfast broadband in rural areas of Northumberland. He's visiting a design company in Rothbury and attending a broadband forum with local businesses in the town's Jubilee Hall.
The UK's first 4G network will be switched on in Newcastle today as 'Everything Everywhere', also known as EE, goes live in the city for the first time.
EE is the first company in the country to provide 4G mobile services - which could see mobile speeds increase up to five times that of 3G for people in the North East.
The switch-on also marks a multimillion pound investment by the company in the region.
As well as mobile services, EE hopes to improve fibre broadband services in the area.
A man from County Durham has recreated a train he remembers from his childhood holidays at Butlins.
Ian Morrell decided to rebuild the Puffing Billy, which used to take people on rides around the holiday camp in Filey.
He has made a full working replica in his garage - with only an old photograph as his guide.
A man who remembered the Puffing Billy train from family holidays to Filey has built a working replica of the attraction in his workshop. Ian Morrell bought an ex-military vehicle to form the base, chassis and engine of his version. Now it is finished, he hopes to find it a carriage.
A man has been arrested after police used a built-in tracking system to locate a stolen computer.
Four laptops were taken in burglary in Jesmond in Newcastle.
Officers tracked them to an address in Walker where a man in his 30s was charged with handling stolen goods and 15 laptops recovered.