People are setting their festive spending budgets higher in the NE than anywhere else in the country.Read the full story ›
After a wet start to the Christmas week things will slowly improve.Read the full story ›
Shoppers in the North East spend more money at Christmas than anywhere else in the country. British consumers expect to spend over £500 on gifts, socialising and entertaining, with men emerging as the festive big spenders.
Shoppers in the North East will spend, on average, over £600.
The findings are revealed in a poll of more than 2,000 consumers across the UK by financial and technology services company True Potential.
Staff at Newcastle International Airport are expecting a busy time.. it's the Christmas getaway!Read the full story ›
Remaining windy and mostly cloudy with further outbreaks of rain which will be persistent over the PenninesRead the full story ›
Very windy and mild with rain at timesRead the full story ›
Emma Jesson brings you Sunday night's forecastRead the full story ›
The Met Office have issued a yellow "Be Aware" warning of strong winds for the region for Sunday into MondayRead the full story ›