A look at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.
A photographer from Durham is selling snaps across the globe after the photographs he took of his model girlfriend were spotted on Instagram
Professor Carlos Frenk at the Department of Computation Cosmology, Durham University, has been awarded the Astronomical Society gold medal.
Ant and Dec join Cheryl and Newcastle United players and coaches in taking part in the ice bucket challenge. They've chosen to nominate former footballer Alan Shearer:
Yesterday (Wednesday, 20th August) we saw Cheryl undertake the ice bucket challenge, a challenge which has gone viral on social media.
Now, Newcastle United players and coaches are the latest to step up and take part in the charity ice bucket challenge.
The challenge dares nominated participants to be filmed having a bucket of ice water poured on their heads. The idea is that nominated people have 24 hours to comply or forfeit by way of a charitable financial donation to charities such as the ALS Association in the United States or MacMillan Cancer Care in the UK.
Goalkeeping coach Andy Woodman took part and nominated fellow football players Robert Green, Gareth Southgate and Peter Beardsley:
Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa also got involved and challenged fellow Newcastle teammates Massadio Haidara, Oliver Kemen, Remy Cabella, Rayane Nasri and Brian Yanga:
George Stephenson High School has mirrored the pattern across the North East, and seen a rise in A*-C grades.
I've been analysing the North East GCSE results: pupils here achieved the biggest rise in A*-C grades in England and Wales.
As teenagers across the North East are collecting their GCSE results, exam boards and teachers are warning pupils and parents to expect 'volatile results'.
Ian Wilkinson, Head Teacher at George Stevenson High School, has spoken of the difficulties students face under the new exam process, which was brought in last September.