The fierce storms and torrential downpours in the last month of 2015 contributed to the wettest month in the UK since records began - despite record warmth for a December.
ITV News Tyne Tees is working with insurance bosses, to investigate whether homeowners who escaped the floods will see a rise in premiums. And how much people who did get flooded can expect to pay.
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Tickets for Beyonce's show at the Stadium of Light will go on sale at 9am on Tuesday 16 February and will be available from the Stadium of Light ticket office and approved ticket agents.
Tickets for wheelchair and special needs patrons are available by telephone from SAFC, tel. 0191 551 5004 or email@example.com
Young people aged 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult aged over 18 and no unaccompanied youngsters aged 14 or under will be permitted entry to the venue. Also, there is a limit of eight tickets per purchaser.
Beyoncé, one of the biggest female artists of all time, is set to perform in Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.Read the full story ›
The Met Office have named the 9th storm of the season Storm Imogen. This will hardly impact the NERead the full story ›
A series of road closures are planned across the A1 this week to allow for ongoing road improvements. Find out if you will be affected.Read the full story ›
More libraries across the region could be under threat as local authorities try to make cost savings.
Campaigners trying to save them say Government cuts mean less money is being spent on them.
A spokesperson for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has said: "We know libraries remain important to people - that's why councils will have almost £200 billion to spend on local services, including libraries, over the lifetime of this parliament".
Writer Ann Cleeves has said, the hit-TV series Vera would never have been created without libraries.
Watch Helen Pearson's special report for National Libraries Day:
Doctors from the North East joined thousands of junior doctors as they staged a "masked march" protest over pay and conditions.Read the full story ›
Occasional rain or showers, with some drier spells this weekendRead the full story ›
Dozens of junior doctors from our region are expected to take part in a protest against proposed changes to their contracts.Read the full story ›