Young - and looking for work

As the latest jobs figures are released, we hear the differing experiences of two young people, in looking for work

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Matthew Jordan: Teesside University tribute

Matthew's friends released this photo of him, which was taken during his trip to the Lake District.

Teesside University has paid tribute to their student Matthew Jordan, whose body was found in Lake Windermere on April 15.

It says whole university community is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of the school of social sciences & law student, who went missing on March 27.

Dr Mark Simpson, Dean of the School of Social Sciences & Law, said:

"Matthew came to us from sixth form having made a firm decision to study criminology, as his ambition was to be a member of the police force.

"He was well liked and was described by tutors as being extremely mature in his approach and popular in the group.

"Our deepest sympathies and thoughts are with his family and friends at this tragic time and we want to extend that support to students and the wider university community."



Woman found dead in Hartlepool named

A woman who was found dead at a house in Hartlepool has been identified as Angela Smeaton, 50. Police said post-mortem tests showed she had died because of a wound to her left arm.

46-year-old Paul Smart, who lived at the house where she was found, has been charged with murder. He has appeared before magistrates in Hartlepool and is due to appear again at Teesside Crown Court tomorrow.

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