A couple from Teesside are celebrating after scooping more than £100,000 playing the National Lottery. Emma Coulson and her partner Robert Silcox bought the winning ticket during a holiday in Cumbria. They didn't realise they'd won until four days after the draw was made.
We both let out an enormous scream and burst into tears of joy... We just didn't know what to do with ourselves at first, apart from sit there in a state of shock.
Emma, who's a hairdresser, and Robert, who's a self-employed builder, plan to spend some of the money improving their home.
A special event is being held in Stockton to celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid, which marks the end of a month of fasting during Ramadan.
The Community Welfare Trust and Friends of Ropner Park decided to host their first Eid Fusion multi-cultural event to bring the local community closer together.
Food and fashion stalls were among the attractions on offer. Local musicians also entertained the crowds.
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Karina Le Fevre suffered defeat in the Table Tennis Women's Doubles event.
The 21-year-old, from Stockton, and her partner Tin Tin Ho were beaten 3-0 by Australia in the Third Round.
Karina Le Fevre has progressed into the last 16 of the Table Tennis Women's Doubles after a walkover in their Second Round match with Guyana.
The 21-year-old, from Stockton, and her partner Tin Tin Ho are now through to Friday's Third Round.
In table tennis, a walkover is awarded when the opponent fails to start the match for any reason, such as injury.
Two North East athletes have qualified for the Quarter-Finals of the Table Tennis Mixed Doubles at the Commonwealth Games.
Paul Drinkhall, from Loftus, and his wife Joanna Drinkhall beat Canada 3-2. While Northallerton's Daniel Reed and his partner Kelly Sibley overcame Singapore with a 3-0 win.
But there was no Quarter-Final place for Stockton's Karina Le Fevre. The 21-year-old and her partner Sam Walker were beaten 3-2 by Australia in the Fourth Round.
The Mixed Doubles Quarter-Finals get underway at 4pm.
Stockton's Karina Le Fevre has qualified for the Third Round of the Table Tennis Mixed Doubles.
The 21-year-old and her partner Sam Walker beat Barbados 3-0 in their Second Round match.
Police are appealing for help to find a missing 27-year-old woman from Stockton.
Jennifer O’Neil was last seen at 11.45pm on July 24.
Officers are concerned for her welfare.
She is white, slim and has a Betty Boo tattoo on her leg.
Teesside sprinter Richard Kilty is aiming to make a big impact when he makes his Commonwealth Games debut in Glasgow.
The 24-year-old, from Stockton, is competing in the Men's 100m and the 4x100m relay.