North Tyneside Council carried out inspections of 26 tanning salons and found 21 were breaching EU safety rules, raising skin cancer fears.
Bigger and better: a new MRI scanner for North Tyneside
Six people have been airlifted to hospital after a fire broke out on board a North Sea ferry bound for Amsterdam.
A man aged 60 has died after he was hit by a car on a slip road off the Coast Road in Wallsend, on North Tyneside. He was a pedestrian on an exit slip road for Battle Hill late last night.
Officers are investigating and appealing for anyone who witnessed what happened to come forward. A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
A 23-year-old man had part of his nose bitten off during an attack by a group of men in Benton, North Tyneside.
He was walking along Whitley Road, towards Asda, when he was attacked at 2:30pm on Friday. His attackers, described as being in their late teens to early twenties, made off towards a nearby trading estate.
A man has been treated in hospital after he was stabbed in the chest outside an off-licence on North Tyneside. It happened just before 7:30pm on Thursday (27th March) on Warwick Road, Wallsend.
He was treated for a superficial wound. Northumbria Police said they did not believe it to be a random assault.
A man has been charged with attempted murder after two people were stabbed in North Tyneside. Police were called to Meadow Close, Longbenton on March 5. They found a 28-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman with stab wounds.
Thomas Christopher Yeaman, 27, has been charged with two offences of attempted murder and will appear at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court at 10am March 6.
Police have arrested a 27-year-old man after two people were found stabbed inside a house in Meadow Close, Longbenton. They are both in hospital. The area has been cordoned off.
Police are currently at the scene of a double stabbing in North Tyneside. A man and a woman, both in their 20s, were found with stab wounds inside a house in Meadow Close, Longbenton. They are both in hospital. The area has been cordoned off.
A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident. He is currently in police custody.
The pop band Lawson will perform at the Mouth of the Tyne Festival in Tynemouth on 11th July.
The four-piece only released their first single in 2012, but they have already had five top ten singles and a top five debut album.
A scheme to turn around troubled families is claiming success in North Tyneside and Gateshead.
The councils say they have helped about a third of the families they're working with, to improve school attendance and reduce anti-social behaviour.
They have targeted around 800 families for support since 2012.
Today the national head of the scheme came to North Tyneside, to hear about the success rate so far in the North East.
Louise Casey, the Director General of the Troubled Families programme, described the kind of families they are trying to help.
Police are appealing for witnesses after an armed robbery at a gym in North Tyneside.
Two men went into the Xercise4Less gym on Whitley Road in Benton at around 6.30 yesterday evening with a handgun and threatened staff. No-one was injured but the men escaped with some cash.
Witnesses can contact Northumbria Police by calling 101.