More than 1,000 people have signed an official petition to have Richard of York's remains brought back to Yorkshire.
Historians and scientists who conducted a series of scientific studies on bones have now confirmed they are the remains of Richard III.
Newcastle landmark to re-open after flood damage
A paint "makeover" of a famous locomotive has begun in County Durham in preparation for the 75th anniversary of a steam train landmark.
The Doncaster-built Dominion of Canada loco is being decked out in garter blue colours at the National Railway Museum in Shildon.
The engine has been shipped from Canada to be ready for July celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of the setting of a new world steam train speed record by the Dominion of Canada's sister loco - the Mallard.
Racing down the East Coast line, the Mallard achieved a speed of 126mph in July 1938.
Exactly 75 years later the Mallard, the Dominion of Canada and four other surviving A4-class locos will all be together at the National Railway Museum in York.
The Dominion of Canada is getting a Canadian bell and chime whistle and a replica cabside crest featuring the Royal Coat of Arms of Canada.
A roman sarcophagus that was originally found in a Newcastle garden has sold for thousands of pounds at an auction in the West Country.
The sale happened at Duke's Auctioneers in Dorchester where the sarcophagus sold for £40,000 to a phone bidder.
ITV News spoke to Guy Schwinge of Dukes Auctioneers ahead of the sarcophagus, a piece of Newcastle's history, going under the hammer.
A roman sarcophagus found in the North East has gone under the hammer in a sale at an auctioneer's in the West Country.
It is unclear how the sarcophagus came to be found in Newcastle, but the auctioneers received a call to inform them about the piece of history after a similar sale at the end of last year.
A roman sarcophagus found in the back garden of a house in Newcastle has gone on sale at an auction in the West Country.
The sarcophagus came to light after a similar sarcophagus was unearthed in the south of England at the end of last year and sold for thousands of pounds.
The Newcastle sarcophagus has gone on sale at Dukes Auctioneers in Dorchester.
An 89-year-old woman is selling 30 dolls houses at auction.
She has spent decades collecting them, and travelled the world doing so.
en houses were sold today for £1,055.
The rest go under the hammer at Anderson and Garland in a fortnight.
Newcastle City Council is selling off a piece of the city's heritage in a bid to help plug a 100 million pound funding gap.
The Lord Mayor's official coach, which has been pulled through the streets of the city for more than 200 years, is valued at £50,000 and will go towards filling the funding gap.
The closing date for expressions of interest is midday Thursday, February 28th.
Nineteen dolls houses went under the hamer today at Anderson and Garland in Newcastle.
They belong to 89-year-old Nora Boll, who has been collecting them since she was two years old.
The dolls houses date back to 1910 and sold for £1055.00.
More than £5.2 million is being spent returning Wallsend Parks to their former glory, including rebuilding and reinstating The Duffy Memorial Fountain.
However, details of the fountain are sketchy and those behind the restoration are hoping people will have photos to help pinpoint the design details.
In 1901 when the town officially became a borough, Joseph Duffy was elected to the new council and became mayor in 1909. He died in office the following year.
The fountain was unveiled in 1912 as a result of a competition held by Joseph Duffy's children to design a memorial of their father.
Existing photographs and old measurements have allowed for a rebuild of the memorial to be commissioned, but finer details are needed.
Photographs can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or given to Carl McClean on 0191 6437897.
– George Westwater, North Tyneside councillor
"The monument is an important part and key not only to the history of Richardson Dees Park but to Wallsend's history, too.
If anyone has any photographs I would urge them to contact the council."
Dozens gathered as a memorial was unveiled in honour of a union leader who fought - and won - the battle to save the steel industry on Teesside.
Geoff Waterfield was at the forefront of the Save Our Steel campaign when the Redcar works were mothballed.
A new buyer was found but tragically 43-year-old Geoff died from leukaemia only months before his beloved steel plant was restarted.
Watch the full report from Rachel Bullock below.