The RSPCA say they do not know what the oily substance is or where it is coming from but some birds have died from the trauma.Read the full story ›
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Rather cloudy initially with light rain possible.
Mainly dry with bright spells thereafter, but a few showers remain likely in the north and west. Feeling warm.
Persistent rain by evening. Maximum temperature 19 °C
The GMB union says 22% of North East Ambulance staff took time off for stress, the second highest proportion in England.Read the full story ›
Friends of much-loved TV presenter Mike Neville paid further tributes after his funeral in Gateshead this afternoon.Read the full story ›
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.Read the full story ›
Mourners have gathered on Tyneside for the funeral of Mike Neville, the former Tyne Tees and BBC presenter.Read the full story ›