Joanne Milne from Gateshead has been to The Sage in Gateshead where she's heard live music for the first time since being able to hear
Racing dogs visit patients for grooming and walking sessions, in a new type of pet therapy, which could be rolled out across the UK.
A look into the technology which enabled a profoundly deaf woman to hear for the first time after 40 years.
A man who died in a house fire in Gateshead on the evening of Tuesday April 15 has been named.
He was 53-year-old Colin Moss of Redemarsh at Leam Lane.
A 45-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed pending further enquiries.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a house fire in Gateshead, in which another man died.
The 53-year-old victim suffered serious burns in the fire in the Leam Lane area and died in hospital this morning.
A man's been arrested on suspicion of murder after a house fire in Gateshead.
A 53-year-old man suffered serious burns and died in hospital this morning, after the fire at a property on Redemarsh at around 6.30pm yesterday.
A 45-year-old man is being questioned by police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young is "unable to perform any more" due to illness, according to a friend of the musician.
Mark Gable, the frontman with fellow Australian group Choirboys, claimed that Young "will probably not be able to record" any more.
AC/DC have been fronted by Gateshead-born singer Brian Johnson since 1980.
The band has sold more than 200 million albums worldwide.
There had been rumours that AC/DC might perform at Newcastle's St James' Park this year as part of a tour to mark the band's 40th anniversary.
It is unclear whether the tour will now go ahead.
However, music magazine Billboard has said there is "no truth" to rumours that AC/DC will be forced to retire.
Two men are being treated in hospital after a fire in Gateshead.
The emergency services were called to an address in Redemarch, Leam Lane, early on Monday evening.
The men were taken to the RVI in Newcastle.
One is described as being in a critical condition, the other is stable.
Police searching for a woman in the River Tyne have found a body.
Officers were called at around 12.30pm to reports a woman had fallen in the river at the Redheugh Bridge in Gateshead.
Searches have been on-going all afternoon. A member of the public reported seeing a woman's body at around 8.25pm.
The body was recovered from the riverbanks of the Tyne and police say they are in the process of identifying the woman and informing her next of kin.
A woman whose emotional reaction to hearing sound for the first time was filmed and posted on the internet has been to see her first live concert.
Joanne Milne had been profoundly deaf since birth, until cochlear implants gave her hearing. She took ITV News Tyne Tees cameras with her to the Sage Gateshead, for a special performance of Stabat Mater by a baroque orchestra called The English Concert.
Northumbria Police are searching for a woman who reportedly fell into the River Tyne close to the Redheugh Bridge.
Police are searching for a woman who reportedly fell into the river near Redheugh Bridge in Gateshead.
Officers were called at 12.26pm today and attended the scene shortly afterwards. They are being assisted by paramedics and firefighters.