Laurence Whiteley has said his hero's welcome made it all worthwhile as he touched down back in the region with his gold medal.Read the full story ›
Josef Craig landed at Newcastle airport this afternoon and was welcomed back to the North East with spontaneous applause.Read the full story ›
A group of 300 ParalympicGB athletes and support staff flew home on the same gold-nosed aircraft - dubbed 'victoRIOus' - that brought Team GB home last month.
As the athletes disembarked a number of medallists, including Sarah Storey, Will Bayley, Lee Pearson and Hannah Cockroft, proudly posed for a photo with their medals.
Paralympian Stephen Miller is back in the UK with his bronze club throw medal.
Strictly Come Dancing is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a live tour which will make a stop at Newcastle.Read the full story ›
ParalympicsGB athletes have been sharing photos of their flight home while enjoying VIP treatment.
The ParalympicsGB team have begun disembarking from the airplane at Heathrow Airport to be greeted by a heroes' welcome from flag-waving fans.
Fans of all ages have gathered to welcome the success-laden British team home from Rio 2016.
The X Factor winner James Arthur’s new single could reach the official number one spot.
The Teesside musician’s new track, Say You Won’t Let Go, debuted at number 25 in last week’s Official Singles Chart.
Say You Won’t Let Go is the most downloaded track of the chart week so far. It has already been announced that the track hit number one on the Vodafone Big Top 40 chart (based on iTunes).
His comeback follows some controversial moves by the singer from Saltburn who admits he has been on 'self destruct'.
Officers from Northumbria Police are set to be the next stars of TV when a brand new access-all-areas documentary hits the small screen.Read the full story ›
Smoking rates in the North East are the lowest ever on record at 18.7% this year, compared to 29% of people smoking in 2005.Read the full story ›