Scottish independence referendum: How will it affect the North East?
The date of Scotland's independence referendum has been revealed, and if independence is given the go ahead on 18 September 2014, a new independent nation could border our region.
We asked how the referendum could affect the North East.
Watch the full report below to find out.
Newcastle mayoral referendum result
Newcastle rejects elected mayor
Hear reaction from both sides after Newcastle's voters reject proposals for a directly elected mayor. Helen Ford reports.