Cloud and patchy light rain soon clearing the far south, otherwise it will be dry with light winds and clear spells.
A chilly night for most with the risk of localised grass frost in some rural areas. Minimum Temperature 3C.
If you are - here is you brief look at the weather - and it is not looking too bad!
A "vicious and scheming" killer murdered her boyfriend then tried to recruit a local butcher to help her dispose of his body has been jailedRead the full story ›
Cloudy through the morning with outbreaks of rain, and also hill fog across the Pennines.
Through the afternoon becoming dry, with bright or sunny spells eventually developing later. Maximum Temperature 16C.
Doctors across the North East are warning of a shortage in GP numbersRead the full story ›
Paul Gascoigne has won £188,250 in phone hacking damages from Mirror Group Newspapers at the High Court.
The payout to the former England footballer was one of eight announced at London's High Court after a three-week hearing in March to determine the extent of the wrongdoing at the group and what level of compensation was appropriate.
The level of compensation depended on the extent of the hacking and the effect on their lives.
Gascoigne told the High Court that phone-hacking was linked to his alcoholism.
He said: "I couldn't speak to anybody, I was scared to speak to anybody ... my parents, my family and kids, it was just horrendous.
"And people can't understand why I became an alcoholic."
The former Newcastle and England player added: "I would like to trade my mobile phone in for a coffin because these guys have ruined my life. I have no life."
He said that the period between 2000 and 2006 was very difficult, mentally and physically, and he wrongly accused people close to him, such as his step daughter Bianca, of going to the newspapers.
He believed that information about his relationship with his ex-wife Sheryl, in particular his calls to her, including his threats of suicide, came about through voicemail interception.
He became paranoid and obsessed and purchased £80,000 counter surveillance equipment.
Gascoigne's award included £78,250 for published articles, £30,000 global figure for articles not awarded separately, £10,000 private investigator activity, £20,000 for distress and £50,000 for general hacking.