Campaigners say that penalties are being imposed against welfare claimants unfairly, as a new film is released highlighting the issue.Read the full story ›
Sam Lavery, 17, from Coxhoe will compete in the third week of The X Factor competition this weekend, and it's Diva Week.Read the full story ›
A chilly start followed by a mostly dry day with sunny spells.
A few isolated showers may develop, most likely around the coast. Winds mainly light.
Maximum Temperature 12 °C.
Police have confirmed that missing Morgan Thompson, 15, has been found safe and well.
The Newton Aycliffe teenager was reported missing on October 12. She was found on October 20 on a train leaving Peterborough by British transport Police.
A section of Hadrian's wall and four other conservation areas have been added to Historic England's 'Heritage at Risk Register'Read the full story ›
Frosty for some as northerly breezes bring a chill.Read the full story ›
Relatives of a Northumberland woman who took her own life are launching a mental health awareness project in her memory.
Sally's body was found by the River Tyne in Jarrow. She went missing only hours after celebrating Christmas with her family at home.
- Read our coverage from February: 'After a painful six weeks - today was the chance to finally celebrate Sally's life'
Her family believe she was dealing with mental health issues for some time, but had been masking it from everyone.
They have raised more than £15,000 for the charity Mind with a website set up in her memory and hope her story will raise more awareness of mental health issues.
Popular Caitlin Ruddy from Newcastle died at Cullercoats after visiting the coast with friends on a freezing January eveningRead the full story ›